AVG Duration5h


This learning path is an introduction to the Microsoft Azure cloud platform. We’ll start with an overview of Azure services. Next, we’ll dive into the specifics of Azure, starting with the core services: compute, storage, and networking. Then, we’ll cover security, privacy, compliance, and trust. Finally, we’ll go over Azure pricing and support.

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Learning Objectives

  • Describe core Azure services
  • Understand Azure security, privacy, compliance, and trust
  • Understand Azure pricing and support

Intended Audience

  • People who want to gain an understanding of Azure fundamentals


  • An understanding of general technical concepts


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Training Content

Course - Beginner - 50m
Overview of Azure Services
This course gives an overview of the services available on Azure and shows how to create virtual machines and web apps using the Azure CLI and Azure Portal.
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.
Hands-on Lab - Beginner - 1h
Understanding Core Azure Storage Products
In this lab, you will navigate the Microsoft Azure Portal and receive an introduction to core storage products provided by Azure.
Hands-on Lab - Intermediate - 1h 45m
Understanding Core Azure Networking Products
In this lab, you will navigate the Microsoft Azure Portal and receive an introduction to networking services provided by Azure.
Course - Intermediate - 50m
Microsoft Azure Security Solutions
This course provides you with a basic understanding of all of the key security options and features available in Microsoft Azure.
Course - Beginner - 34m
Understanding Azure Pricing and Support
This course explains Azure subscriptions and the options available that can be used to save money in an Azure deployment.
Exam - 40m
Final Exam: Microsoft Azure Fundamentals
Final Exam: Microsoft Azure Fundamentals
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