You may be tasked with configuring virtual machines running in Azure--how do you get started? This course will teach you how to secure, protect, and optimize Windows Server and Linux virtual machines running in Azure.
At the core of configuration management in Microsoft Azure is a thorough knowledge of how to connect to and manage Azure-based virtual machines (VMs). In this course, Configuring Virtual Machines in Microsoft Azure, you’ll learn how to configure Windows Server and Linux VMs in Azure for maximum performance, availability, and security. First, you’ll learn how to manage VM configurations, including storage, networking, and extensions. Next, you’ll explore how to maximize VM availability, involving availability sets, availability zones, and Azure Advisor. Finally, you’ll discover how to enforce VM security in Azure, including role-based access control (RBAC) and Azure Security Center. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have a foundational knowledge of Azure VM configuration that will help you as you move forward in your work as a Microsoft Azure administrator or solution architect.
Course Overview Hi everyone. My name is Tim Warner. Welcome to my course, Configuring Virtual Machines in Microsoft Azure. I'm a Pluralsight staff author, Microsoft MVP, and Azure Solution Architect. Are you an IT operations professional who's responsible for configuring Windows Server and Linux VMs in Azure and you're wondering where to start? This beginner-level course teaches you from start to finish how to manage existing Windows Server and Linux virtual machines running in Azure. By the end of the course, you'll understand the VM environment in the Azure virtual network. You'll know how to configure VM compute, storage, and network resources for maximum security and performance. I hope you'll join me on this journey to master Azure virtual machine configuration in our Configuring Virtual Machines in Microsoft Azure course, at Pluralsight.