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DifficultyIntermediate
Duration1h 27m
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Description

This course will give you a basic understanding of Azure virtual machines (VMs) and how you can use them in your Azure environments.

The course begins by introducing you to Azure VMs and what resources are necessary to deploy them, before moving onto pricing and the different virtual machine options available. Next, the course explores availability sets and availability zones and gives a demonstration that shows you how to create an availability set using the Azure portal.

The course shows how to deploy both Windows and Linux virtual machines, and you'll get a demonstration of how to deploy and connect to each. Rounding off the course is a section on basic management tasks; you’ll learn how to start, stop, restart, redeploy, and resize virtual machines.

This course is packed full of real-world demonstrations from within the Azure portal to give you first-hand experience of how to get the most from Azure Virtual Machines.

For any feedback you may have relating to this course, please contact us at support@cloudacademy.com.

Learning Objectives

  • Gain a foundational understanding of Azure virtual machines, their features, and their pricing
  • Learn how to set up availability sets
  • Learn how to create and connect to both Windows and Linux virtual machines with Azure
  • Learn how to manage your Azure VMs including starting, stopping, restarting, redeploying, and resizing VMs

Intended Audience

This course is intended for anyone who is interested in learning about the basics of Azure virtual machines.

Prerequisites

To get the most from this course you should have a basic understanding of Microsoft Azure and of the Azure portal.

Transcript

Welcome to basic management tasks. This section of the course will be the last. Instead of lectures, we’re going to focus our efforts on some demonstrations. The demonstrations that I perform in this section will teach you how to perform some basic virtual machine management tasks. You learn how to start and stop VMs, using the Azure portal. And you’ll learn how to redeploy VMs using the Azure portal. We’ll wrap things up by resizing a virtual machine, using the Azure portal.

So now that you know what we’re going to cover, let’s dive in.

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Tom is a 25+ year veteran of the IT industry, having worked in environments as large as 40k seats and as small as 50 seats. Throughout the course of a long an interesting career, he has built an in-depth skillset that spans numerous IT disciplines. Tom has designed and architected small, large, and global IT solutions.

In addition to the Cloud Platform and Infrastructure MCSE certification, Tom also carries several other Microsoft certifications. His ability to see things from a strategic perspective allows Tom to architect solutions that closely align with business needs.

In his spare time, Tom enjoys camping, fishing, and playing poker.