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Introducing Microsoft Azure VMs for VMware vSphere Administrators

by Greg Shields

While running VMs on-premises is a good idea, running other types of VM workloads in the cloud offers significant advantages. Explore the Microsoft Azure computing model from the perspective of a VMware vSphere administrator in this course.

What you'll learn

If you're a virtualization administrator for VMware vSphere, you're used to managing, administering, and the entire computing model surrounding VMware's virtual machines. You probably also agree that it's a great method of operations for a lot of VM workloads. But today's advancements in technology have evolved to where cloud-based execution of VM workloads is an operating model businesses can no longer ignore. In this course, Introducing Microsoft Azure VMs for VMware vSphere Administrators, you'll explore some of the comparisons between the Microsoft Azure experience and what you're used to seeing in VMware vSphere. First, you'll learn how to manage some of the everyday virtual machine tasks in the Microsoft Azure Portal. Next, you'll dig into the migration activity—moving vSphere VMs into Microsoft Azure. Finally, you'll discover Azure's PaaS services that go beyond traditional VMs. By the end of this course, you'll have the necessary knowledge to extend your VMware vSphere on-premises infrastructure into the cloud.

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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