Understanding the storage capabilities in Azure can ensure an optimal infrastructure deployment and that you're using the right type of service while minimizing how much your organization spends. This course, Understanding and Using Azure Storage, is the vehicle to get you there. First, you'll get an introduction to storage fundamentals and a walk-through of the key types of Azure Storage available, including Standard and Premium. Next, you'll see how Azure IaaS VMs utilize storage. You'll finish the course by reviewing and seeing demonstrations on the StoreSimple Appliance. When you're finished with this course, you'll have a firm understanding of the Azure Storage capabilities and how they can be leveraged in infrastructure services, such as Azure IaaS VMs.
John Savill is an 11-time MVP, and he holds many Microsoft certifications
including Azure Infrastructure and Azure Architecture specialist. John is
the author of the popular FAQ for Windows and a senior contributing editor
to Windows IT Pro. John has written eight books on Microsoft technologies
including Mastering Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Services and Mastering
Windows Server 2016 Hyper-V.
Course Overview Hi everyone. My name is John Savill, and welcome to my course, Understanding and Using Azure Storage. I'm a technical architect, and I've worked with many of the largest companies in the world to help them with infrastructure related projects, both on-premises, in the cloud, and a little bit of both. If you're looking to leverage Azure infrastructure services, then the first step on this path is to understand the storage offerings, as, without storage, I have a bunch of VMs that can talk to each other, but don't remember anything, so not that great. By fully understanding how Azure infrastructure utilizes storage, you'll have a rock-solid foundation, and have the ability to meet almost any storage requirement. In this course, we're going to dive into the types of storage service, how to use it, and how to manage it. Some of the major topics we'll cover include types of storage service available in Azure, how Azure Infrastructure as a Service VMs can use different types of storage, managing Azure Storage both through the portal and with PowerShell, and even a few other utilities thrown in, and ways to use Azure Storage from on-premises. By the end of this course, you will be able to identify the right way to use Azure Storage for your infrastructure projects, both in Azure and on-premises. Before beginning the course, you should be familiar with cloud basics, however, I'll be sure to quickly review any critical information. I hope you'll join me on this journey to learn Azure Storage with the Understanding and Using Azure Storage course at Pluralsight.