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Play by Play: Elastic Scale and Consistency with Azure Automation DSC

by Michael Greene and Jason Helmick

In this course, you will learn the common problems that elastic and consistent scaling can solve. You will take a step into the DevOps process and learn how to build an infrastructure with ARM Templates, how to scale the Virtual Machines created by those templates, and how to apply DSC configurations to those virtual machines.

What you'll learn

If you're in search of a way to automatically configure servers consistently and scale those servers and services based on customer demand, then Azure Automation DSC is your answer. In this course, you will learn the common problems that elastic and consistent scaling can solve. You will take a step into the DevOps process and learn how to build an infrastructure with ARM Templates, how to scale the Virtual Machines created by those templates, and how to apply DSC configurations to those virtual machines. You will also learn about the monitoring and logging technologies so that no information is lost during scaling by using Operations Management Suite (OMS).

About the author

Michael is a PM in the CAT team for Enterprise Cloud Engineering. His primary responsibility at Microsoft is to listen to customers and help drive their feedback in planning and prioritization. He also authors whitepapers.

Jason Helmick is an author for Pluralsight. His IT career spans more than 25 years or enterprise consulting on a variety of technologies, with a focus on strategic IT business planning. He’s a highly successful IT author, columnist, lecturer, and instructor, specializing in automation practices for the IT pro.

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