Microsoft Azure - Beginner's Guide + AZ-900 - UPDATED 2020
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Microsoft Azure - Beginner's Guide + AZ-900 - UPDATED 2020

Beginning your journey on Microsoft Azure + 180 practice questions on AZ-900 certification exam
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Created by Alan Rodrigues
Last updated 6/2020
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  • 9.5 hours on-demand video
  • 13 articles
  • 10 downloadable resources
  • 2 Practice Tests
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  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Ability to understand how to start working with Azure
  • Spin up Virtual Machines
  • Work with Storage options such as BLOB , SQL Server
  • Basic Understanding of services such as Azure Functions, Azure Web apps etc
  • Be prepared when taking the AZ-900 certification exam
Requirements
  • Basic IT knowledge on Networks , databases
  • Basic understand on what is a cloud platform
  • Basic understanding on how Web servers work
  • Basic understanding on developing web applications
Description

Course Updates

v4.2 - June 2020

  • Added more practice questions to the Exam section

v4.1 April 2020

  • Updated chapters on Network Security Groups , Azure SQL database , Azure Web Apps , Communication within an Azure virtual network

  • Added chapters on Example Invoice, Azure Container Instances, Availability Zones implementation

v4.0 March 2020

  • Refreshed several chapters including the creation of virtual machines, Azure Functions , Azure Logic Apps to reflect User interface changes in Azure.

  • Added chapters on "Important Points" at the end of each section.

  • Added 30 extra practice questions

v3.0 October 2019

  • Refresh on existing topics to reflect Azure changes

  • Added chapters on cloud concepts

  • Added chapters on security, privacy and compliance

  • Added chapters on pricing and support

v2.0 June 2019

Added practice 140 questions for the AZ-900 certification exam

Feedback from Students

"Perfectly what need for beginner's in azure"

"I got exactly what I wanted, an overview of Azure services to the perfect level of details, not too high level and not too detailed. The instructor was methodical and straight to the point."

Cloud Computing is the next big thing , just look around you at how the digital world is evolving. Big players such as Amazon , Microsoft , Google are working towards the goal of allowing customers to embrace cloud computing. 

Microsoft has made big strides in this domain , and its no surprise as to why they are one of the leaders when it comes to Cloud Computing. 

This course is designed to help students get themselves familiar with Microsoft's Cloud platform , Microsoft Azure.

In this course you will learn the following

1. Creating a Free Account in Azure

2. Working with Virtual Machines

3. Working with Azure Storage - BLOB , Table , Queues , Files

4. Introduction to Azure SQL Databases and CosmosDB

5. Basic Networking concepts in Azure

6. A Basic understanding on various services such as Azure Functions , Azure Logic Apps , Azure Scale Sets etc.

Don't get left behind. DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION is the need of the hour and Cloud computing is one of the backbone for empower the world towards this goal.

Who this course is for:
  • Students who wish to start learning how to use the Azure Platform
  • Students who want to get a head start to the Microsoft Azure Cloud Certifications
Course content
Expand all 135 lectures 09:39:55
+ Introduction
12 lectures 39:29
Important Course Instructions
00:04
New Exam changes
02:09
Introduction to Cloud Computing - Example
02:43

This chapter gives an introduction to the azure portal

Introduction to Microsoft Azure
01:54

This chapter gives information on the Azure Free Account

Azure Free Account
05:34

This chapter gives a tour around the azure portal

Preview 03:20

This chapter gives an explanation on resources in Azure

Resource and Resource Group
04:27

This chapter focuses on the location for resources in Azure

Resource Location
03:49
What are Azure subscriptions
04:32

Introductory Quiz

Introductory Quiz
3 questions
+ Azure Core Services - Azure Virtual Machines
17 lectures 01:14:46
What are we going to start with
00:57
The Virtual Machine Service
02:34
Deploying a virtual machine
02:00
Lab - Deploying a Windows Virtual Machine
07:40
Installing IIS on the VM
03:51

This chapter focuses on Virtual Machine Types

Preview 01:35

This chapter looks at the state of the virtual machine

State of the Virtual Machine
10:46
Lab - Creating a Linux Virtual Machine
05:47
Quick note on creating virtual machines
02:29

This chapter looks at the Azure Marketplace

Azure Marketplace for Virtual Machines
03:05
Availability Sets
07:48
Lab - Availability Sets
07:02
Availability Zones
05:20
Lab - Availability Zones for virtual machines
02:41
Deleting resources
03:03
Important Points
02:21

This is a short quiz based on the concepts discussed in this section

Section Quiz
5 questions
+ Azure Core Services - Networking
9 lectures 46:49

This chapter looks at the basics of Networking

Azure Virtual Network
04:18
Lab - Creating an Azure virtual network
05:32
Lab - Communication across virtual machines in a virtual network
06:25

This chapter looks at Network Security Groups

Network Security Groups
05:20

This chapter looks at Network Security Groups - Priority Rules

Lab - Network Security Groups
11:44
Application Security Groups
02:44
Network connectivity options
06:32
Important Points
02:07

This is a short quiz based on the concepts discussed in this section

Section Quiz
3 questions
+ Azure Core Services - Azure Storage
25 lectures 01:43:45

This chapter focuses on Azure Storage options

Preview 03:25
Azure storage accounts - service types
02:55
Lab - Creating a storage account
02:20
More on storage accounts
09:18

This chapter looks at working objects in BLOB storage

Lab - Working with the BLOB service
03:51

This chapter focuses on Azure File Storage

Azure File shares
02:21
Lab - Working with Azure File shares
02:40
Azure Queue Storage
02:36

This chapter looks at Azure Table storage

Azure Table Storage
02:17
Optional - Quick look at development - Azure Blob Storage
05:25
Optional - Quick look at development - Azure Queue Storage
02:32
Optional - Quick look at development - Azure Table Storage
04:34

This chapter looks at Azure SQL Databases

Azure SQL Databases
08:19

This chapter looks at Elastic Pools for Azure SQL Databases

Lab - Azure SQL Database
09:03
Lab - Azure SQL Database - SQL Query Editor
01:37
SQL Databases - IaaS vs PaaS option
03:28
Azure SQL data warehouse
04:28
Lab - Azure Synapse Analytics
03:44
Azure CosmosDB Introduction
09:41
Lab - Azure CosmosDB
09:50
Azure SQL Database vs CosmosDB
01:46
A sample architecture - use case 2
01:16
Important Points - Part 1
02:42
Important Points - Part 2
00:50

This is a short quiz based on the concepts discussed in this section

Section Quiz
4 questions
+ Understand cloud concepts
9 lectures 30:17
Benefits of the cloud - High Availability
01:58
Benefits of the cloud - Scalability
02:04
Benefits of the cloud - Disaster recovery
02:37
Benefits of the cloud - Elasticity
02:13
Benefits of the cloud - Fault tolerance
02:48
Cloud service model
06:23
Cloud model types
06:51
Economies of scale
02:07
Important Points
03:16

This is a short quiz based on the concepts discussed in this section

Section Quiz
3 questions
+ More on Azure Core Services - Part 1
19 lectures 01:52:16

This chapter look at Azure Web apps

Azure Web Apps
03:44
Azure App Service Plan
09:10
Lab - Azure Web Apps
06:20

This chapter looks at Azure Scale Sets

Virtual Machine Scale Sets
06:24
Lab - Azure virtual machine scale sets
06:28

This chapter looks at the Azure Load balancer

Azure Load Balancer
06:18

This chapter looks at the Azure Load Balancer

Lab - Azure Load Balancer
08:17

This chapter looks at ARM templates

Lab - Azure Resource Manager Templates
07:30

This chapter looks at the Azure Traffic Manager Service

Azure Traffic Manager
05:55
Lab - Azure Traffic Manager - Part 1
05:53
Lab - Azure Traffic Manager - Part 2
06:58
Using other tools
01:24

This chapter looks at how to use Powershell to work with Azure resources

Using Powershell
02:34

This chapter looks at working with the Azure Command Line Interface

Azure Command Line Interface
02:03
Azure cloud shell
02:07

This chapter gives an introduction on Azure Functions

Azure Functions - Introduction
06:58

This chapter gives a demo on Azure Functions

Lab - Azure Functions
09:07

This chapter looks at Azure Logic Apps

Lab - Azure Logic Apps
10:57
Important Points
04:09

This is a short quiz based on the concepts discussed in this section

Section Quiz
4 questions
+ More on Azure Core Services - Part 2
17 lectures 01:17:28
Lab - Monitoring in Azure
07:20
Lab - Azure Log Analytics
07:54
Primer on Docker Containers
07:46
Azure Kubernetes Service
04:43
Lab - Azure Container Instances
02:45
Azure Content Delivery Network
06:00
Lab - Azure Content Delivery Network
04:14
Azure Advisor
02:21
What is Application Insights
03:45
Application Insights demo
03:36
Azure DevOps services
03:55
Azure DevTest Labs
06:20
Other services
01:58
Lab - Cognitive Services
05:09
IoT Hub
05:24
Important Points - Part 1
01:26
Important Points - Part 2
02:51
+ Understand security, privacy, compliance, and trust
15 lectures 01:03:46
Azure Active Directory
04:35
Lab - Multi-Factor Authentication
04:19
Conditional Access Policies
04:20
Role Based Access Control
04:34
Lab - Role Based Access Control
10:12
Lab - Azure Key Vault
06:40
Lab - Azure Policies
04:08
Lab - Locking resources
03:08
Azure Security Center
02:30
Protecting Azure AD Identities
04:43
Azure Blueprints
02:24
Other security based tools on Azure
04:16
Other security aspects
03:55
Important Points - Part 1
02:04
Important Points - Part 2
01:57
+ Understand Azure pricing and support
10 lectures 25:06
Service lifecycle in Azure
02:42
Support options in Azure
02:46
Factors that affect the cost
02:39
Azure Service Level Agreements
03:03
Azure support plans
03:07
Total cost of ownership
03:09
Creating budgets in Azure
01:47
Resource tags
01:36
An Example invoice
03:17
Important Notes
01:00
+ AZ-900 Preparation
2 lectures 06:09

This Practice test will help you be better prepared for the AZ-900 certification exam.

Practice Test 1
115 questions

This Practice test is designed to see how well you are prepared for the exam

Practice Test 2
100 questions
Other Azure Role Based certifications
05:57

This is a bonus lecture on other courses available

Bonus Lecture - Other Courses
00:12