Looking to master the core principles of operating a Microsoft Azure-based cloud infrastructure? This learning path is for any technology professional who wants to be involved in the operation and administration of Azure-based solutions and infrastructure. You will learn the fundamentals of implementing, monitoring, and maintaining Microsoft Azure solutions, including major services related to Compute, Storage, Network, and Security. By the end of this learning path, you will be able to implement, monitor, and manage the most commonly used Microsoft Azure services and components, as configured for the most common use cases.... Read more Read less
Get your feet under you fast, even if you’re never administered cloud-based resources before with this pre-foundational course.
This course, Managing Infrastructure with Microsoft Azure - Getting Started, equips the new Azure administrator with the skills needed to be successful deploying infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) applications and services. First, you'll learn to deploy Azure virtual machines (VMs) by using the Azure Portal, Windows PowerShell, and the Azure Command-Line Interface (CLI). Second, you will perform configuration management on those VMs. Last, you will learn how to enhance Azure system security and understand how to monitor and troubleshoot your Azure services. By the end of this course, you'll have the knowledge to lay the foundation for an IaaS infrastructure, including storage, networking, and security.
Learn the basics of managing cloud-based resources in Microsoft Azure with these foundational courses.
Most Azure administrators go through a "gotcha" period in which they realize they made mistakes only after deployment. This course, Microsoft Azure Virtual Machines - Getting Started, will jump-start your skills with Azure infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) and give you knowledge to make the best decisions up front. First, you'll learn about configuring networking, security and storage. Next, you'll explore the various methods for deploying Azure VMs in a highly available environment. Finally, you'll be equipped to perform configuration management and disaster recovery tasks on your new environment. After completing this course, you'll know how to lay the foundation for Windows Server and Linux virtual machines (VMs), including storage, networking, and security. In order to properly follow along, you'll need a computer with an Internet connection a Microsoft Azure subscription (you can sign up for a 30-day free trial).
In this course, Microsoft Azure IaaS Monitoring and Management - Getting Started, you'll learn the skills you need to keep your proverbial finger on the pulse of your Microsoft Azure infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) services. First, you'll discover how to use Azure Monitor to perform basic monitoring. Next, you'll explore how to install and configure Azure management solutions, particularly the Insight and Analytics solution. Finally, you'll get comfortable with using Log Analytics and Log Search to "drill down" into the most important data in your IaaS systems. When you're finished with this course, you'll have all the tools you need to confidently manage and monitor your IaaS deployments, and you'll be ready to dive deeper into Azure systems architecture.
Security in the Microsoft Azure cloud can be complex, and the stakes are high. This course, Microsoft Azure Security - Getting Started, will provide you with the skills you need to deploy Azure solutions competently and confidently according to Microsoft security best practices and patterns. First, you'll cover security terminology and develop a thorough grounding of general cloud computing security principles. Next, you'll explore configuring both host-level and deployment-level security. Finally, you'll learn the ins and outs of how to utilize Azure Security Center, the automated intelligence engine. By the end of this course, you'll be able to apply what you've learned immediately to current and future Azure Resource Manager deployments.
Take your Microsoft Azure administration skills to production-level readiness with these practitioner courses.
Most newcomers to the Microsoft Azure public cloud face their biggest learning curve with software-defined networking. This course, Implementing Microsoft Azure Networking, teaches you all about the building blocks of Azure virtual networks, including planning, deployment, configuration, monitoring, and security. You will learn how to design virtual networks that support your workloads with the highest security and performance. You'll also learn how to configure hybrid connectivity between your on-premises environment and Azure. Additionally, you will learn how to closely monitor your network performance to keep in compliance with your service-level agreements (SLAs). By the end of this course, you will be able to design and deploy Azure infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) networking with confidence and accuracy.
Automation is key to fully utilizing Azure in a consistent and optimal manner. In this course, Automating Deployment and Scale of Azure IaaS Solutions, you will learn how to create and scale services in an automated fashion. First, you will delve into the automation technology options offered within Azure. Next, you will dive into using PowerShell and JSON templates to define and deploy services to Azure. Last, you will learn how to scale resources in Azure. When you are finished with this course, you will have the foundational knowledge to help you script, automate, and scale Azure deployments.
Deploying resources to the public cloud in a structured, logical, and repeatable manner can quickly result in mess and chaos, impacting your business function. In this course, Mastering Microsoft Azure Resource Manager, you will use the latest tools and techniques to deploy both Platform-as-a-Service and Infrastructure-as-a-Service solutions in to Microsoft Azure. First, you'll learn how to use PowerShell to deploy resources, as well as repeatable deployments using ARM templates. Next, you'll learn to use resource dependencies to create complex solutions. Finally, you'll learn about securing resources using roles and policies. After watching this course, you'll know how to deploy resources and solutions in Azure using a variety of processes and you'll understand how these resources interact and depend on each other, setting the foundation for all your future Azure work.
Today’s working environment is changing. It's moving to the cloud. In this course, Microsoft Hybrid Identity - Overview, you’ll gain the ability to embrace cloud computing while keeping your current on-premises environment. First, you'll learn how the Hybrid environment works and how to join your user directory to the Azure Active Directory. Next, you’ll explore how to safely offer cloud apps to your users and on-premises apps to cloud users. Finally, you’ll learn how to manage your new hybrid environment. When you’re finished with this course, you'll be able to extend your on-premises network to the cloud in a safe and consistent way. Software required: Azure subscription or trial, and a Windows server DC.
It is recommended that you have basic server administration, network technology, and storage technology experience.