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Introduction to Azure Storage

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DifficultyBeginner
Duration1h 24m
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Description

This course is intended for those who wish to learn about the basics of Microsoft Azure storage, covering the core storage services in Azure and the different storage account types that are available. You'll watch a demonstration that shows you how to create a storage account in Microsoft Azure.

The course then moves on to look at the storage services in more detail: blob storage, Azure Files, Azure Queues, Azure Tables, and Azure disks. We'll also cover encryption, bursting, snapshots, and images.

This course contains hands-on demonstrations from the Azure portal so that you can see the concepts covered in this course put into practice. If you have any feedback relating to this course, feel free to reach out to us at support@cloudacademy.com.

Learning Objectives

  • Define the major components of Azure Storage
  • Understand blob storage and what it offers
  • Understand how to use Azure Files
  • Learn about Azure Queues and how to create a queue
  • Learn why and when to use an Azure Table
  • Learn about managed disks, the different disk roles, and the different disk types that are available with Azure Disks

Intended Audience

This course is intended for anyone who wants to learn the basics of Azure Storage.

Prerequisites

To get the most out of this course, you should have a basic understanding of the Microsoft Azure platform.

 

Transcript

Hi there. Welcome to Introduction to Azure Storage. My name is Thomas Mitchell and I’ll be taking you through this course.

I’m an Azure instructor at Cloud Academy and I have over 25 years of IT experience, several of those with cloud technologies. If you have any questions about this course, feel free to connect with me on LinkedIn, or send an email to support@cloudacademy.com.

This course is intended for those who wish to learn about the basics of Microsoft Azure storage.

We’re going to start things off with an introduction to azure storage. You’ll learn about the core storage services in Azure and about the different storage account types that are available. You also get to see a demonstration that shows you how to create a storage account in Microsoft Azure.

We’ll then take a look at the different storage services in a little more detail. We will start with blob storage, where you will learn what it is and what it offers. Next, will dive into Azure Files.

After covering Azure Files, we’ll dive into Azure queues. You’ll learn what Azure queues are and how to create a queue.

After learning about Azure queues, you’ll learn about Azure tables, where you will learn why and when to use Azure table storage.

We’ll wrap things up by covering Azure disks. You’ll learn about managed disks, the different disk roles, and the different disk types that are available. We will also cover encryption, bursting, snapshots, and images.

By the time you finish this course, you should have a solid understanding of the storage basics of Microsoft Azure.

 

We’d love to get your feedback on this course, so please give it a rating when you’re finished. If you’re ready to learn about Azure storage, let’s get started.

About the Author
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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.