Microsoft Azure: Executive Briefing

by Barry Luijbregts

Azure is Microsoft’s public cloud offering. This course will teach you what Azure is, which building blocks it offers and why you should care.

What you'll learn

When running a business you want to focus on your business and not on running the infrastructure. In this course, Microsoft Azure: Executive Briefing, you’ll learn how Microsoft Azure provides managed services that help you to run your business. First, you’ll explore how Azure was started and where it is today. Next, you’ll discover what types of building blocks Azure offers. Finally, you’ll learn why Microsoft is one of the most important cloud providers around. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of Microsoft Azure needed to focus on your business, instead of running your applications.

Course FAQ

What is Microsoft Azure?

Microsoft Azure is a cloud computing service created by Microsoft. Azure consisits of a range of cloud services users can utilize to enhance their business.

What is Microsoft Azure used for?

Microsoft Azure is used to help businesses manage challenges and meet their organizational goals by building, testing, deploying, and managing applications and services through Microsoft-managed data centers.

What will you learn in this Microsoft Azure tutorial?

In this course, you will learn about the evolution of Microsoft Azure and how it came to what it is today, how to work within Azure, how to use the Azure services cloud, and about the Azure Public Cloud.

Who is this course for?

This course is for anyone who wants to learn about Microsoft Azure. If you want to focus on your business instead of running your applications, this course is for you.

Are there any prerequisites for this course?

There are no prerequisites for this Microsoft Azure course. 

About the author

Barry is an independent software architect and developer with a passion for the cloud. He is also a Pluralsight author and a podcast host. He has worked for lots of companies throughout the last decades and is keen to share his knowledge with the community. He has a broad and deep knowledge of the Microsoft stack with a special interest on web technology and the cloud. He currently teaches people about the benefits of the cloud. You can reach Barry on Twitter @AzureBarry and through his website ... more

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