Designing Azure Compute Solutions - Level 1

AVG Duration1h


This learning path is designed to help you gain a basic understanding of Azure compute solutions.

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the benefits and usage of Virtual Machines, Azure App Service, Azure Container Instances (ACI), and Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Describe the benefits and usage of serverless computing solutions that include Azure Functions and Logic Apps
  • Describe the benefits and usage of availability zones and Azure Backup

Intended Audience

  • People who want to gain an understanding of Azure fundamentals


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Training Content

Course - Beginner - 3m
Azure Compute Services Overview
This course briefly explains what Microsoft Azure is and the compute services that it offers, including virtual machines, Azure App Service, Azure Container Instances, Azure Kubernetes Service, and Azure Functions.
Hands-on Lab - Beginner - 1h 30m
Start Your First Azure Virtual Machine (Windows)
In this lab, you'll learn how to configure and start your first Microsoft Azure Virtual Machine (VM) from the Azure portal.
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