Deploying Windows Virtual Desktop in Microsoft Azure

by Greg Shields

Learn more about the deployment and use of Windows Virtual Desktop in Microsoft Azure in this course.

What you'll learn

Windows Virtual Desktop is a new and, frankly, exciting entrant into that growing list of remote application solutions. Along with it comes a long-awaited new version of Windows 10, called Windows 10 Enterprise Virtual Desktop.

In this course, Deploying Windows Virtual Desktop in Microsoft Azure, you'll explore how Windows 10 Enterprise Virtual Desktop brings the multi-session capabilities of Windows Server to its arguably proper location on Microsoft's desktop OS. First, you'll explore the history of Microsoft's remote application technologies as a way to better appreciate why Windows 10 multi-session now exists. Next, you'll prepare and implement a Windows Virtual Desktop tenant in an Azure subscription. Then, you'll create a host pool and publish a few applications to explore the user's experience with WVD-based remote applications. Finally, you'll customize a copy of Windows 10 EVD, including adding support for Microsoft's new FSLogix profile containers to support the just-in-time delivery of user profile data when users log in. By the end of this course, you'll be armed with the knowledge you need to start prototyping Windows Virtual Desktop in your own Azure subscription.

About the author

Greg Shields is Sr. Director of IT Ops Skills at Pluralsight and formerly Principal Author Evangelist. Reach him on Twitter @ConcentratdGreg.

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