Microsoft Azure

Microsoft Azure

Microsoft Azure is the cloud computing platform by Microsoft for PaaS and IaaS solutions.

What you'll Learn

Microsoft Azure is a cloud computing platform and infrastructure for building, deploying and managing applications and services through a global network of Microsoft-managed datacenters. It provides both PaaS and IaaS services and supports many different programming languages, tools and frameworks, including both Microsoft-specific and third-party software and systems. Its main services are: App Service and high density hosting of web sites; Virtual Machines and Virtual Networks, the principal Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) offering for the public cloud; Cloud services, a PaaS solution for hosted applications.

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Azure Functions

Azure Functions allows users to implement code triggered by events occurring in Azure or third party service as well as on-premises systems.

Azure RemoteApp

Microsoft Azure RemoteApp enables simple, rapid provisioning and delivery of applications that are running in the cloud, through the use of a simple client application.

Azure Virtual Machines

Azure Virtual Machines is the Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) offering from the Microsoft Cloud Platform


Azure Data Factory

Use Azure Data Factory, a globally-deployed data movement service in the cloud, to ingest data from multiple on-premises and cloud sources.

Azure Redis Cache

Azure Redis Cache gives you access to a secure, dedicated Redis Cache instance, managed by Microsoft, and is accessible from any application within Azure.

Development & deploy

Azure Automation

Azure Automation is a scalable runbook and configuration management service, in the cloud, that leverages PowerShell to automate complex tasks and enforce Windows and Linux configurations .

Azure PowerShell

Microsoft Azure PowerShell enables consistent, rapid deployment and management of cloud resources.

Networking & CDN

Azure Traffic Manager

Microsoft Azure Traffic Manager is a low cost, DNS-based load balancing service that simplifies the process of distributing user traffic across multiple instances of cloud-based applications.

Azure VPN Gateway (Azure VPN Gateway)

Azure VPN Gateway enables you to establish secure, cross-premises connectivity between your Virtual Network within Azure and on-premises IT infrastructure.

Azure Virtual Network

Microsoft Azure Virtual Networks enable the deployment of infrastructure resources in the cloud, including VPN Gateways, Virtual Machines, Network Interfaces, Public IP Addresses, and Load Balancers.


Azure Cosmos DB

Cosmos DB is a highly scalable, NoSQL document database service offering rich query and transactional processing over a schema-free JSON data model.

Azure Storage

Microsoft Azure provides scalable, durable cloud storage, backup and recovery solutions for any data, large and small.

Monitoring and Auditing

Azure Scheduler

Start creating Azure Scheduler jobs and job collections, using advanced concepts.

Management Access policies

Azure Active Directory (AAD)

Microsoft Azure Active Directory (AAD) is a cloud-based identity service that enables authentication for cloud applications, and other services.


Azure Machine Learning

Azure Machine Learning is a cloud predictive analytics service that makes it possible to quickly create and deploy predictive models as analytics solutions.


Azure App Service

Microsoft Azure App Service enables the rapid deployment and hosting of web and mobile application code directly in the cloud.

Azure Search

Azure Search is search-as-a-service that helps developers build sophisticated search experiences into web and mobile applications, reduce the friction and complexity of implementing full-text search.