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Intro
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Course Intro2m 10s
Relational Databases
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Azure SQL Database7m 58s
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Azure SQL Database Demo6m 34s
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MySQL2m 48s
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MySQL Demo3m 3s
NoSQL
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Azure CosmosDB DocumentDB API3m 13s
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Azure CosmosDB DocumentDB Demo4m 13s
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Azure CosmosDB MongoDB API1m 37s
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Azure CosmosDB MongoDB API Demo1m 21s
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Azure Redis Cache3m 57s
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Azure Redis Cache Demo4m 19s
Search
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Azure Search5m 51s
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Azure Search Demo4m 34s
Backup / DR / BC
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Azure Backup2m 9s
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Azure Backup Demo3m 57s
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Import/Export Service2m 31s
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Import/Export Service Demo1m 54s
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Site Recovery2m 26s
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Site Recovery Demo3m 8s
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StorSimple2m 36s
Summary
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Final thoughts2m 38s
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Overview
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DifficultyIntermediate
Duration1h 12m 57s

Description

This course provides an introductory tour of Azure Storage Solutions such as its SQL offerings (SQL DB and third party offerings of MySQL), managed NoSQL databases (DocumentDB and MongoDB), managed Redis Cache service, Azure Backup (backup-as-a-service), Site Recovery (for handling disaster recovery) and StorSimple (a hybrid cloud storage solution).

Target Audience / Experience

  • This course is for developers or IT professionals looking for an introduction to Azure’s Storage Solutions.
  • Some familiarity with the Azure platform is helpful, but not required.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand what SQL DB is and how to get started using it
  • Learn the options offered by Azure for managed MySQL
  • Understand what DocumentDB and MongoDB are and how to get started using them
  • Learn what Redis Cache is and some cases of when you would use it
  • Get an understanding of what Azure Search provides
  • Learn how Azure Backup can solve common backup needs
  • Understand what role Site Recovery can play in disaster recovery
  • Learn how StorSimple can extend your on-premise storage capacity


Outline

  • Course Introduction
    • Overview
  • Azure SQL Database
    • What is Azure SQL Database?
    • Understanding the service tiers
    • Create a SQL Database
    • What is a Data Throughput Unit (DTU)?
    • Scaling Azure SQL
  • MySQL
    • Options for Using MySQL in Azure
  • Azure CosmosDB DocumentDB API
    • What is DocumentDB?
  • Azure CosmosDB MongoDB API
    • Options for Using MongoDB in Azure
    • How does DocumentDB compare to MongoDB?
  • Azure Redis Cache
    • What is Azure Redis Cache?
    • Common scenarios for using Redis Cache
    • Understanding the service tiers
    • How does Redis work?
    • Create and manage a Redis Cache
    • Scaling Azure Redis Cache
  • Azure Search
    • What is Azure Search?
    • Indexes and Search Features
    • How do you use the Search Service?
    • Create a Search Service and Index
  • Azure Backup
    • What is Azure Backup?
    • Backup Scenarios
    • Import/Export Service
    • What is the Import/Export Service?
    • Why would you use Import/Export?
  • Site Recovery
    • What is Site Recovery?
    • Workload recovery scenarios
  • StorSimple
    • What is StorSimple?
    • How does StorSimple work?
  • Course Summary
    • Conclusion and Wrap-Up

About the Author

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Jason Haley is an independent consultant who focuses on Azure and Angular. He has over 20+ years’ experience architecting, designing, developing and delivering software solutions using mostly Microsoft technologies. Jason recently achieved his MCSE: Cloud Platform and Infrastructure certification in May 2017 (by passing all of the 70-532, 70-533 and 70-534 exams). He is also a Microsoft Azure MVP and leads the North Boston Azure User Group. He frequently speaks at community events on topics relating to Azure.