Introduction to Azure

By Matthew Ulasien

This course is a beginner's starting point for learning the fundamental concepts of Microsoft Azure and cloud computing.

2 hours
  • 20 Lessons

About the course

Welcome to the Introduction to Azure course. This course will be a quick introduction to the foundational concepts that make Azure work, as well as cloud computing in general. This course is for the absolute beginner and will act as your "start here" location for kicking off a career in cloud computing and Microsoft Azure.

In this course we will cover:

  • The fundamental concepts of cloud computing
  • An overview of Azure’s organizational hierarchy and global infrastructure
  • An overview of Azure’s core services, which are the foundation for most business solutions
  • Bringing it all together to examine how cloud computing can make your life easier

Thanks for joining us, and I can’t wait to see you in the course!

  • Chapter 1 2 Lessons Introduction 16:13

    Course Introduction

    1:37

    Introduction to Cloud Computing

    14:36
  • Chapter 2 8 Lessons Azure Organization and Infrastructure 45:57

    Section Introduction: Azure Organization and Infrastructure

    1:44

    What Is Azure?

    4:27

    Azure Global Infrastructure

    6:34

    Azure Services

    8:44

    Resource Hierarchy and Organization

    9:24

    Identity and Access Management

    9:29

    Monitoring Your Azure Environment

    3:39

    Section Review: Azure Organization and Infrastructure

    1:56
  • Chapter 3 7 Lessons Core Services 32:36

    Section Introduction: Core Services

    0:56

    Virtual Machines (Compute)

    6:06

    Networking

    5:27

    Storage

    6:40

    Databases and Analytics

    7:01

    App Service and Serverless Compute

    5:19

    Section Review: Core Services

    1:07
  • Chapter 4 2 Lessons The Power of Cloud Computing 17:23

    Azure Managed Services

    7:12

    Cloud Advantages Scenarios

    10:11
  • Chapter 5 1 Lesson Wrapping Up 1:51

    Course Conclusion and Next Steps

    1:51

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