The complete walkthrough of Azure Virtual machines
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The complete walkthrough of Azure Virtual machines

The most comprehensive course on Azure virtual machine skills required for different Microsoft certification exams
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4.4 (158 ratings)
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1,618 students enrolled
Created by Varma Rudra
Last updated 10/2019
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This course includes
  • 5 hours on-demand video
  • 27 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • 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
Requirements
  • Basic understanding of Azure
  • Basic understanding of Azure PowerShell for some labs
Description

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.

                                         

  1. Virtual machine creation - Creation of virtual machines using Azure portal, Azure PowerShell, ARM templates, custom image.

  2. 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.

  3. 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. 

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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!!!

Who this course is for:
  • Infrastructure consultants
  • Infrastructure developers
Course content
Expand all 45 lectures 05:02:08
+ Introduction
2 lectures 12:15

By the end of this lecture, you will get to know what this course will deliver in terms of Azure virtual machines

Preview 03:47

By the end of this lecture, you will gain good understanding of Azure compute building blocks classification such as Virtual machines, storage, extensions, monitoring, Azure backup and recovery etc.

Preview 08:28
+ Creating virtual machines
6 lectures 47:35

By the end of this lecture, you will know the ways of deploying virtual machines, configuration choices you make and also different types and sizes of VMs.

Virtual machines deployment options, configuration choices & sizes
04:34

By the end of this lab, you will be able to create Azure virtual machine using Azure portal and understand how to carry out key activities.

Lab demo: Creation of Virtual machine and related resources using Azure portal
11:18

By the end of this lecture, you will be able to create virtual machines using Azure PowerShell Cmdlets

Lab demo: Creation of Azure virtual machine using cloud shell & cmdlets
10:31

By the end of this lecture, you will be able to create virtual machines using ARM templates

Lab demo: Creation of VM using an ARM template
09:25

By the end of this lectures, you will be able to take an image from a VM and also create a VM from the image.

Lab demo: Creation of an image from a VM and create a VM from that image
11:12
+ Configuration of Virtual machines & Automation of VM activities
8 lectures 49:39

By the end of this lecture, you know use of extensions in Azure VMs, different types of extensions available, prerequisites for extensions and details of custom script extension.

Virtual machine extensions overview
05:44

By the end of this lecture, you will be able to deploy custom script extension on a virtual machine and install IIS using custom script extension.

Lab demo: Configure the VM using Custom script extension for Windows
05:37

By the end of this lecture, you will know different tools available to automate configuration activities & application deployment and key components of Azure automation 

Automating configuration of Virtual machines
06:33

By the end of this lecture, you will be able to create Azure automation account using Azure portal and gain understanding of different features associated with the same.

Lab demo: Creation of Automation account using azure portal
06:42

By the end of this lecture, you will be able to use Azure automation PowerShell DSC to apply a desired state configuration on virtual machine and monitor for compliance.

Lab demo: Use Automation PowerShell DSC to install IIS & monitor VM compliance
08:00

By the end of this lecture, you will be able to develop the runbooks to automate different activities in Azure and schedule the same in Azure automation.

Lab demo: Deploy a runbook in Automation to start & stop virtual machine
09:32

By the end of this lecture, you will be able to prepare the Azure windows virtual machine for publishing asp.net web application using Visual studio and also publish an app using visual studio into that virtual machine

Lab demo: Publish an ASP.NET Web App into an Azure VM from Visual Studio
06:44
+ Manage storage of Virtual Machines
6 lectures 37:47

By the end of this lecture, you will know type of disks, performance tiers, storage encryption available in Azure 

Overview of Azure VM disk storage
05:55

By the end of this lecture, you will be able to select managed or unmanaged while creating virtual machine, convert disk storage from standard to premium and take a snapshot of a disk.

Lab demo: Managed & Unmanaged disks, Change performance tiers and take snapshots
07:21

By the end of this lecture, you will be able to carry out Azure data disk encryption.

Lab demo: Enable disk encryption using Azure PowerShell
12:57

By the end of this lecture, you will be able to add a data disk to an existing Azure virtual machine and change the disk caching policy setting on the same

Lab demo: Attach a new disk and configure disk caching
04:07

By the end of this lecture, you will be able to use Azure file storage and mount a file share on two virtual machines

Lab demo: Configure shared storage using Azure file services
06:39
+ Manage scaling & availability of Virtual machines
8 lectures 01:03:10
Introduction to the section
01:05

By the end of this lecture, you will gain understanding of Availability sets, Availability zones and storage availability options.

Introduction of availability sets, zones & storage availability
05:48

By the end of this lab, you will be able to create an availability set and deploy virtual machines into the same.

Lab demo: Create an Availability set and deploy virtual machines into the same
10:50

In this lecture, I have explained about virtual machine scale sets and auto scaling.

Virtual machine scale sets and Auto scaling overview
07:42

By the end of this lecture, You will be able to create virtual machine scale sets and configure metric based and schedule based auto scaling.

Lab demo: Scaling of Azure virtual machines in VM scale set - Part 1
11:06

By the end of this lab, you will be able to test auto scaling configuration of Virtual machine scale sets.

Lab demo: Scaling of Azure virtual machines in VM scale set - Part 2
07:54

By the end of this lecture, you will know how to vertically scale VM scale set in theory.

Vertical sacling of VM scale sets
03:25

By the end of this lab demo, you will be able to vertically scale VM scale set using metric based alert and Azure automation runbook.

Lab demo: Vertical scaling of VM scale sets using Automation runbook
15:20
+ Backup and recovery of Virtual machines
5 lectures 33:54

By the end of this lecture, you will be able to take the backup of virtual machine and also restore the VM by selecting restoration point.

Overview of Azure backup
05:18

By the end of this lecture, you will be able to take the backup of virtual machine and also restore the VM by selecting restoration point.

Lab demo: Taking a backup of a VM using Azure backup and restoring the same
08:21

By the end of this lecture, you will know about DR scenarios, when you can use Azure site recovery and exactly what happens when you enable replication in Azure to Azure replication scenario.

Overview of Azure Site Recovery
06:35

By the end of this lecture, you will be able to enable DR replication on a Azure virtual machine and also carry out a test DR drill.

Lab demo: Enable DR replication on Azure VM and carry out DR test drill
12:53
+ Manage security of Virtual machines
4 lectures 22:22

By the end of this lecture, you will know the key security services that you can use to secure your virtual machines.

Overview of Azure VM security
05:35

By the end of this lecture, You will be able to provide access to VM to a user and also create managed service identity for the VM and provide access to that identity to different Azure resources.

Lab demo: Walk-through of RBAC of Azure VM and managed service identity
07:23

By the end of this lecture, you will be able to set security policies in Security centre, view recommendations and take actions to resolve the same.

Lab demo: Use Azure security centre to secure Azure Virtual machines
08:29
+ Monitoring of Virtual machines
5 lectures 33:55

By the end of this lecture, you will know how to monitor virtual machines using activity logs, metrics, diagnostics, alerts and know different options you have for advanced monitoring.

Overview of Azure VM monitoring
07:14

By the end of this lecture, you will be able to use different azure features such as activity logs, metrics, alerts, diagnostics etc to monitor azure virtual machines

Lab demo: Walk-through of Azure VM metrics and configure an activity log alert
07:39
Operations management suite - Log analytics
06:23
Lab demo: Advanced monitoring using log analytics
11:44
+ Thank you & Bonus lecture
1 lecture 01:31

By the end of this lecture, you will understanding of different courses in my course catalog. Resource section of this lecture contain coupon codes using which you can get the courses at 90% discount.


Thank you & Bonus lecture
01:31