Configure Microsoft Azure Files

by John Savill

SMB is one of the most used file-based protocols in the world and Azure Files brings a native cloud solution to Azure. This course will teach you how to architect and use Azure Files in Azure and beyond.

What you'll learn

Architecting resiliency and expanding services to the cloud is a huge challenge for storage administrators. In this course, Configure Microsoft Azure Files, you will learn how to level Azure storage services, and Azure Files specifically to provide a cloud scale, SMB file service that can be used in the cloud and on-premises. First, you will learn the capabilities of Azure Files and how to utilize them. Next, you will discover how to add resiliency to Azure Files through snapshots and Azure Backup integration. Finally, you will explore how to integrate Azure Files with on-premises file services using Azure File Sync to provide replication and cloud tiering. When you’re finished with this course, you will have the skills and knowledge of Azure Files and Azure File Sync needed to fully leverage the services to compliment and expand your enterprise file services to a cloud solution.

About the author

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 original FAQ for Windows and posts numerous blogs to his https://savilltech.com site. John has written eight books on Microsoft technologies including Mastering Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Services and Mastering Windows Server 2016 Hyper-V.

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