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Duration35m
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Description

Introduction
This Course will show practical applications of key Azure features to meet the programming and configuration challenges introduced by long-running tasks.

We'll start with Azure Batches and how you can use them to create large-scale, parallel, and high-performance apps in the Azure cloud. Then we'll go over Azure Queues and how they can add resiliency to your web applications. Next, you'll look at Webhooks and how they can address events in your cloud apps. Finally, we'll show you WebJobs and how they can deal with continuous processing tasks.

By the end of this Course, you should be able to understand and apply these four Azure features to solve some of the challenges you face with long-running tasks, especially in high-performance computing applications.

Learning Objectives

  • Create large-scale, parallel, and high-performance apps by using Azure Batches
  • Build resilient apps by using Azure Queues
  • Implement code to address application events by using Azure Webhooks
  • Address continuous processing tasks by using Azure WebJobs

Intended Audience

  • People pursuing the Microsoft AZ-300 (Azure Cloud Architect) certification
  • IT professionals, web developers, DevOps administrators

Prerequisites

  • Basic understanding of cloud concepts
  • Familiarity with web programming
  • Exposure to Azure configuration (Portal, CLI, or PowerShell)

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About the Author

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Derrick is a content contributor and trainer for Microsoft cloud technologies like Azure, Office 365 and Dynamics 365. He works across North America and Europe to help companies and organizations with these technology shifts. Before that he has worn many hats but prefers to wear them one at a time.

When he is not night walking during his travels, you can find him on a bicycle path or performing guitar solos to an imaginary audience in his basement.
 

Welcome to Developing Long-Running Tasks on Azure. My name is Derrick So'Brien. I'm a content contributor at Cloud Academy and I have over 10 years of experience as a Microsoft certified trainer. 

If you have any questions, feel free to connect with me on LinkedIn and send me a message. Or send an email to support@cloudacademy.com. 

This course is intended for people who want to become Azure Solution Architects. 

To get the most from this course, you should have a basic understanding of cloud computing. You should also be familiar with a web programming language and frameworks like .NET, Python, Node.js or Java. Some experience with configuring the Azure cloud would also be helpful. However, the demonstrations will be easy to follow, even if you have no previous exposure to Azure. 

We'll start with Azure Batches and how you can use them to create large scale parallel and high-performance apps in the Azure cloud. Then I'll go over Azure Queues and how they can add resiliency to your web applications. Next, you'll look at webhooks and how this can address events in your cloud apps. Finally, I'll show you WebJobs and how they can deal with continuous processing tasks. 

By the end of this course, you should be able to understand and apply these four Azure features to solve some of the challenges you'll face with long-running tasks, especially in high performance computing applications. 

We'd love to get your feedback on this course so please give it a rating when you're finished. Now, if you're ready to learn how to use these Azure tools, then let's get started.