Getting Started with Azure

Beginner

LP Box Courses 2 Video Courses
LP Box quiz 1 Quiz Session
LP Box Lab No hands-on labs
Duration 2h 46m
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Overview

There are multiple cloud platforms, and each has its own "personality." Some of the things that make Azure a great platform are:

  • The connection to the developers
    • Azure provides beautifully integrated development tooling.
    • PowerShell
    • Azure x-plat CLI
    • API
    • Web Portal
    • Cloud Shell
    • Visual Studio
    • etc... 
  • Service integration
    • Azure services can be used solo, but they work best when paired.
    • That pairing is integrated so well that it allows you to focus on your task and not gluing services together.
  • Updated docs
    • Having documentation that's up-to-date is important and Azure docs tend to be well maintained. 
  • Ever evolving
    • The cloud is not a static place and Microsoft isn't sitting still.
    • Azure has been continuously evolving since day one to meet the needs of its users.
  • Much more...

If you're interested in learning more, click on the first video to get started!

Updates

  • April 9, 2018 - Added Learning Path Exam
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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 ...

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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 ...

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OverviewThis exam will test the tools and services discussed in the Getting Started with Azure learning path. You have 30 minutes to complete 20 multiple-choice questions.You must score 60 percent or higher to pass this exam.Once you begin your exam session:You can spend as long as you wish on any particular question but must budget your time to complete all the questions. Any questions not ...
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