This course introduces the student to Microsoft Azure. Students taking this course will learn what Azure is and what it offers. Basic resource deployment skills are also taught so, at course completion, students will not only understand what Azure offers but will also know how to perform tasks such as deploying resource groups, dashboards, virtual machines, virtual networks, and more.
Getting Started with Azure is perfect for the IT professional who has had minimal exposure to Microsoft Azure and is interested in learning the basics of the platform. Specific deployment tasks such as virtual machine deployment, virtual network deployment, and more are taught so the student can grasp the fundamentals of deployment and navigation.
Learn what resource groups are, what purpose they server, and how to deploy them.
Learn how to monitor and manage Azure resources from the Azure portal.
Learn how to provision and deploy a resource group via the Azure portal.
Learn how to deploy a virtual network in Azure via the Azure Resource Manager portal.
Learn how to deploy a virtual machine in Azure via the ARM Portal
Learn how to install Azure PowerShell and connect to Azure with it.
Learn how to deploy a Network Security Group in Azure via PowerShell
Learn how to deploy a virtual network in Azure using PowerShell.
Learn how to deploy an Azure virtual machine via PowerShell.
I am a seasoned IT professional with expert knowledge in various IT disciplines.
As a Microsoft Exchange Subject Matter Expert (SME), I have designed and implemented numerous Microsoft messaging solutions.
As an Active Directory Subject Matter Expert (SME), I have designed countless AD architectures and tracked down numerous (and complex) AD failures.
My IT experiences include building out the systems infrastructure for the recently-opened SLS Las Vegas Casino and Hotel. As an integral part of the Infrastructure Team, I was responsible for providing guidance to the Desktop Support team while ensuring the systems infrastructure was prepared for the Grand Opening of the property.
My ability to see things from a 50,000 foot view sets me apart from many other IT professionals. As such, I am able to see "the big picture" when designing / implementing IT solutions.