Microsoft Azure - Cloud Computing made simple

Deploy a website and server. Beginner's guide to the Microsoft's cloud platform - Windows Azure.
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  • Lectures 28
  • Length 3 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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Published 2/2015 English

Course Description

Cloud Computing has changed the way we look at and understand all our IT infrastructure. Don't be left behind, learn the latest technology today.

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure) is a cloud computing platform and infrastructure, created by Microsoft. It is the biggest competitor for Amazon and Google in this area.

This course is the fastest, most affortable and smartest way to get you started with the Microsoft Azure Platform and Services in the Cloud.

You will learn how to create your first website and server on the platform in a few simple steps. No long and boring lectures - we go straight to the point. We start from scratch and I talk you through all steps that you have to take to start your journey with Microsoft Azure.

  • Introduction to Cloud Computing
  • Creating an account in Microsoft Azure
  • Dashboard overview
  • Your website in the cloud!
  • How to add your own domain in Azure
  • Deploy Windows Server 2012 easily
  • Models explained: SAAS, PAAS and IAAS
  • Overview of more advanced features (e.g. VPN, storage)

The course is perfect for anyone seeking to learn how to start with Azure and create a website or deploy a server in the cloud.

Join now!

What are the requirements?

  • Basic knowledge of computers
  • Access to the Internet

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Learn what "The Cloud" is all about
  • Register an account on Azure
  • Understand the Dashboard
  • Add your own website
  • Learn how to add your own domain
  • Update the website on Azure on-the-fly
  • Deploy Windows Server 2012
  • Learn about Storage
  • Overview of more advanced features

Who is the target audience?

  • New and experienced users interested in cloud computing services
  • Developers
  • Web Designers

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Course Introduction
Section 2: Cloud Computing
What to expect in this section
What is the Cloud
On-premise vs Cloud-based solutions
Microsoft cloud in numbers
The Cloud in numbers again
IaaS, PaaS and SaaS explained
Section 3: Introduction to Microsoft Azure
What is Microsoft Azure
Is it expensive?
Creating an account
Pricing options and calculators
Dashboard and how to start
Section 4: How to deploy a website
What to expect in this section
Adding your first website in Microsoft Azure
Adding your own domain in Azure
DNS settings
Additional options that you need
It is time to upload our first files and test them
How to enable and use Webmatrix and test PHP
Section 5: Your first server in Microsoft Azure
What to expect in this section
Deploying Windows Server 2012 in 2 minutes!
How to connect and manage your server
More advanced features discussed
Let's summarize our training
Section 6: Bonus videos
What is a Server?
Active Directory - overview
What is a VPN
Overview of MS Servers

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Instructor Biography

Marious Kuriata, IT Exam Practice, Network Engineer and Instructor

Hi, my name is Marious. I have been working in IT for 14 years (web design, networking, security, tutoring). I currently work as a Cisco Security Engineer in a support IT Company in London and I run my own training company. My courses/certifications: MCSE, MCSA, MCTS, MCP, Cisco CCNA, CCNP, CCNA Security, CCSP, Zyxel Security Professional, Postgraduate studies in networking & security. A Master's Degree in Human Resources.

12 years of experience in IT. This has included designing, troubleshooting and installing networks, Cisco routers, switches, access points and firewalls (ASA Firewalls, Aironet, VLANs, routing protocols RIP, OSPF, EIGRP, BGP, spanning tree, VPNs, Cyberoam, IPS/IDS, Riverbed), Previous experience includes Microsoft systems, IT Manager, Technical Trainer (Cisco, Comptia, Microsoft) and Private Tutor.

CCNA Cisco Certified Network Associate (2009)

CCNP Cisco Certified Network Professional (2010)

CCNA_SEC Cisco Certified Network Associate Security (2012)

CCNA_ASA Cisco ASA Firewalls Specialist: Security and VPNs (2013)

CCSP (CCNP Sec) – Cisco Certified Security Specialist (2013)

ZCNP ZyXEL Certified Network Professional (2012)

MCSE Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (2011)

MCP Microsoft Certified Professional (Windows Server) (2009)

MCTS Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (Vista) (2009)

MCSA Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (2010)

Training in ERP management, Cisco Networking Academy CCNA (distinction)

Microsoft Courses (Windows Server 2003, SQL, XP, ISA Server, Exchange Server)

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