Migrating Servers To Azure

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DifficultyIntermediate
Duration1h 34m
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Description

With the push to the cloud accelerating, it’s critical to understand how to migrate on-premises servers to Microsoft Azure. As an IT professional, you are likely to encounter situations where you need to plan and execute such migrations.

This course provides an overview of the Azure Migrate offering and the various Azure Migrate integrations that are available, before moving on to assessing and migrating VMware virtual machines, Hyper-V machines, and physical machines.

After preparing for migration, this course will walk you through a guided demonstration of an actual assessment and migration of a VMware virtual machine to Microsoft Azure. By the time you finish this course, you should have a full understanding of the Azure Migrate Service and the different options that are available for using it to migrate servers to Microsoft Azure.

If you have any feedback, comments, or questions about this course, please write to us at support@cloudacademy.com.

Learning Objectives

  • Assess and migrate VMware virtual machines, Hyper-V machines, and physical machines
  • Set up and prepare Azure and VMware for Azure Migrate
  • Learn about the Azure Migrate Server Migration tool, appliance VMs, and continuous discovery
  • Understand all the steps necessary to carry out the migration of a VMware virtual machine to Microsoft Azure

Intended Audience

  • IT professionals interested in becoming Azure cloud architects or preparing for Microsoft’s Azure certification exams
  • IT professionals tasked with managing and supporting Azure virtual machines

Prerequisites

  • General knowledge of IT infrastructure
  • General knowledge of the Azure environment and VMware

 

Transcript

Welcome to Migrating Servers to Azure. My name is Thomas Mitchell and I'll be leading you through this course on Azure Migrate and how to use it to migrate servers to Microsoft Azure. I'm an Azure Content Author at Cloud Academy and I have over 25 years of IT experience, several of those with cloud technologies. If you have any questions, feel free to connect with me on LinkedIn or send an email to support@cloudacademy.com.

This course is intended for people who want to become certified Azure architects or who are simply tasked with managing and supporting Azure virtual machines. To get the most from this course, you should have a general understanding of Microsoft Azure and of VMware. We're going to kick things off with an introduction to Azure Migrate. What I'm going to do is provide you with an overview of the Azure Migrate offering and then I'm going to talk a bit about the various Azure Migrate integrations that are available. As we move through the course, you'll learn about assessing and migrating VMware virtual machines, Hyper-V machines and even physical machines. I'll get into detail on the assessment and migration of VMware virtual machines to Microsoft Azure using Azure Migrate. We'll cover the set-up and preparation of both Azure and VMware for Azure Migrate before getting into the details of actually migrating. After preparing for migration, we'll step through an actual assessment and migration of a VMware virtual machine to Microsoft Azure. By the time you finish this course, you should have a full understanding of the Azure Migrate Service and the different options that are available for using it to migrate servers to 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 migrating servers to Microsoft Azure, 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.