Intro to Serverless on Azure

By Amy Coughlin

A survey of serverless concepts and how they are applied on the Azure platform

1.5 hours
  • 11 Lessons
  • 1 Hands-On Lab

About the course

This short course is designed as a general introduction to serverless concepts and how they are implemented specifically on Azure. Whether you’re a product manager, solution architect, software engineer, or career changer, Intro to Serverless on Azure will provide you with the foundational knowledge you need to pursue deeper training in serverless. As an immediate benefit, by the end of the course, you will be able to participate in cogent discussions around Azure serverless services. With a focus on practical application, case studies and real-world examples are provided throughout the course lectures. Following the spirit of the lectures, the lab at the end of the course addresses a genuine data integration challenge, which is meaty enough for professional developers, while still being accessible to those who have never written a line of code.

  • Chapter 1 1 Lesson Introduction 2:59

    Course Introduction and Prerequisites

  • Chapter 2 4 Lessons Overview of Serverless in Azure 29:35

    What Is Serverless and When Does It Shine?


    Exploring Azure Serverless Service Options


    Leveraging Common Capabilities Across All Serverless Options


    Meeting Real-World Challenges with Azure Serverless

  • Chapter 3 5 Lessons Spotlight on Azure Functions 56:12

    Mapping Azure Serverless to Similar Offerings on AWS and Google


    The Tale of Two Functions and a WebJob


    Examining Azure Functions Hosting Environments


    Deciding How to Deploy Azure Functions


    Deploy and Run Your First Azure Function

    30:00 Hands-On Lab
  • Chapter 4 1 Lesson Conclusion 1:49

    Additional Resources, Course Summary, and Next Steps


What are Hands-on Labs

What's the difference between theoretical knowledge and real skills? Practical real-world experience. That's where Hands-on Labs come in! Hands-on Labs are guided, interactive experiences that help you learn and practice real-world scenarios in real cloud environments. Hands-on Labs are seamlessly integrated in courses, so you can learn by doing.

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