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Introduction to Azure Virtual Networking (ARM)

Cloud based virtual networks are software based, and they provide a standard way to organize and isolate Virtual Machines running in the cloud. A virtual network controls addressing, DNS settings, security policies, and routing tables.

Virtual Networks which are commonly referred to as “v-nets”, are isolated from one another. Due to the isolation you can create networks for development, testing, and production that use the same address blocks.

To allow even further isolation, v-nets support subnets, which allow you to segment the network. Subnets will allow you to break out VMs by their purpose, which is common with tiered architectures. For example, if you have an application broken out into front-end and back-end tiers, then you might want to create two subnets, one for the front-end VMs, and another for the back-end tier.

If you're familiar with traditionally networking componets then you're going to feel right at home working with v-nets. So, if you're looking to learn more, then start in on the first lesson!

Azure Virtual Networking (ARM)

Lecture What you'll learn
Intro What will be covered in this course
Overview The componets of virtual networks
Creating a v-net Creating a virtual network part 1
Completing the v-net Creating a virtual network part 2
Application Gateway The application load balancer
User defined routes Using route tables
Traffic Manager DNS based load balancing
Hybrid networking VPNs and express route
Final thoughts Wrapping up the course


About the Author

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Ben Lambert is the Director of Engineering and was previously the lead author for DevOps and Microsoft Azure training content at Cloud Academy. His courses and learning paths covered Cloud Ecosystem technologies such as DC/OS, configuration management tools, and containers. As a software engineer, Ben’s experience includes building highly available web and mobile apps.

When he’s not building the first platform to run and measure enterprise transformation initiatives at Cloud Academy, he’s hiking, camping, or creating video games.