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Overview of Azure Services

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Course Introduction
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Welcome1m 42s
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Introduction1m 52s
Azure Services
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Creating Your First Service11m 34s
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Service Categories9m 52s
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Services Drill Down11m 36s
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Managing Services6m 43s
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Putting it Together5m 5s
Course Conclusion
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Conclusion2m 11s
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DifficultyBeginner
Duration50m 35s
Students1994

Description

Azure is Microsoft’s Cloud Computing platform. It is an amalgamation of services for creating, deploying and managing applications that run in Microsoft’s secure worldwide data centers. The set of services can make virtually any software solution possible, from large retail targeting a global audience to CPU-intensive, scientific data calculations, to simple data backups. Almost any software that can be imagined can be written to take advantage of Azure services and can run in the Microsoft Cloud.

In this course, we will review the categories of services available in Azure today, then select some of the more commonly used services for a closer look. We will wrap up with a conceptual overview of how we can combine many Azure services to build a more ambitious solution. By the end of the course you should have a general appreciation for the breadth of available services and start to see how they can be composed to create more powerful business solutions.

This course is for developers, operations engineers, and other IT professionals. Viewers should have a basic understanding of the cloud and cloud terminology.

The Learning Objectives for the course are:

● Learn what categories of Azure services exist and what problems they address.

● Learn the most common Azure services and how to use them now.

● Learn how you can combine Azure services.

Lessons Include:

Welcome and Introduction: These brief lectures will introduce you to the instructor and let you know what you'll be covering.

Azure Services: A description of how to build your frst service.

Service Catagories: Overview of the 14 catagoriies of Azure Services

Services Drill Down: A look at Websites, SQL Database, and Storage

Managing Services: This lesson includes a Security Center demo, and a Comman Line Interface demo.

Putting it Together: Tying all that you've learned into some real life examples.

Conclusion: A wrap-up of what you've learned.

 

 

About the Author

Bill Wilder is a hands-on architect currently focused on building cloud-native solutions on the Microsoft Azure cloud platform. Bill is CTO at Finomial which provides SaaS solutions to the global hedge fund industry from the cloud, co-founded Development Partners Software in 1999, and has broad industry experience with companies of all sizes – from modest startups to giant enterprises. Bill has been leading the Boston Azure group since founding it in 2009, has been recognized as a Microsoft MVP for Azure since 2010, and is author of Cloud Architecture Patterns (O’Reilly Media, 2012). He speaks frequently at community events, and occasionally at conferences, usually on topics relating to cloud, cybersecurity, and software architecture.

Covered topics

ComputeHigh AvailabilityMicrosoft AzureCompute for AzureAzure Cloud Services