The complete walkthrough of Azure Virtual machines
The most comprehensive course on Azure virtual machine skills required for different Microsoft certification exams
- Create and Configure Azure virtual machines in different ways
- Manage Virtual machines storage and encrypt disks
- Manage scaling and availability of Virtual machines using VM scalesets and auto scaling
- Manage backup and Disaster recovery of Virtual machines using Azure backup and Site recovery
- Manage security of Virtual machines using RBAC and security centre
- Monitor Virtual machines using Azure monitor and log analytics
- Basic understanding of Azure
- Basic understanding of Azure PowerShell for some labs
Microsoft Azure is the fastest growing cloud platform in the world. One of the key building blocks of Microsoft Azure is Azure Virtual machines. This course is designed to help you to build strong foundation & provide hands-on demonstrations in creation and management of different aspects of Azure virtual machines.
This course covers azure virtual machine skills required for all Microsoft certification exams
This course has been designed with an architectural approach. Firstly I will give you an overview of Azure virtual machines and after this introduction, I will take you through following aspects related to Azure virtual machines.
Virtual machine creation - Creation of virtual machines using Azure portal, Azure PowerShell, ARM templates, custom image.
Configuration of Virtual machines - Overview of Virtual machine extensions, Azure automation PowerShell DSC, using custom script extension and Azure PowerShell DSC to install IIS, use Azure automation runbook to start and stop VM and deploying applications into Azure virtual machine.
Virtual machines disk storage- Disk storage overview, Managed and unmanaged disks, converting disk storage from standard to premium, taking a snapshot of VM disk, Enable Azure disk encryption, configure disk caching, and configuring shared file storage for virtual machines.
Virtual machine scale sets and Availability sets - Introduction to availability sets, fault and update domains, creation of availability set and deploy VM's, Introduction of virtual machine scale sets, Configure horizontal and vertical scaling of VM scale set based on CPU metric using Azure portal.
Azure Backup and Site Recovery - Introduction to Azure backup and Azure site recovery, Take backup of Azure VM using Azure backup and recover the same using backup, Enable replication of VM into secondary region using Azure site recovery and run a test drill.
Security of Virtual machines - Overview of VM security, Walk-through of role based access control, Providing access to VM, creating managed service identity, Identifying key security issues using Azure security centre and re-mediating the same.
Monitoring of Virtual machines - Overview of VM monitoring, walk-through of Azure VM activity logs, metrics, alerts and diagnostics, configure diagnostics settings and stream the data into log analytics.
This course contains both theory lectures and a significant number of hands-on demos that helps you in gaining hands-on experience in Azure Virtual machines.
Microsoft Azure is a constantly evolving platform and I will be keep close watch on Azure announcements and add new labs wherever possible.
So, start taking this course and put yourself in high demand in the world of IT and command higher salary!!!
- Infrastructure consultants
- Infrastructure developers