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Automation Overview

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AZ-203 Exam Preparation: Developing Solutions for Microsoft Azure
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AZ-900 Exam Preparation: Microsoft Azure Fundamentals
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Architecting Microsoft Azure Solutions
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Contents

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Introduction
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Introduction
PREVIEW2m 54s
Application Monitoring and Alerting
3
Operation Automation
13
Summary
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Summary
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Description

Continuing our discussion on the 70-535 exam, we will discuss automation: how to implement autoscaling of Azure resources and how to automate arbitrary tasks. We will focus on Azure-specific technologies, and introduce a few tools that integrate well with Azure.

This section will be divided into three parts:
- Automation technologies
- Autoscaling
- Task Automation

Transcript

This is a very broad topic that could easily be its own course. For our purposes we will focus on Azure-specific technologies and introduce a few third-party tools that integrate well with the platform.

 

We will again divide our subject into three parts. We will start by just introducing the relevant automation technologies, namely, Chef, Puppet, PowerShell, Desired State Configuration, Event Grid, and Azure Logic Apps. The next two sections will be about using these technologies to address the challenges mentioned above: Autoscaling, and task automation. By the end of this unit you should have a solid understanding of how to automate operations in Azure.

 

So without further ado, let’s get started.

About the Author

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Jonathan Bethune is a senior technical consultant working with several companies including TopTal, BCG, and Instaclustr. He is an experienced devops specialist, data engineer, and software developer. Jonathan has spent years mastering the art of system automation with a variety of different cloud providers and tools. Before he became an engineer, Jonathan was a musician and teacher in New York City. Jonathan is based in Tokyo where he continues to work in technology and write for various publications in his free time.