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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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What Will I Learn?
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
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  • Basic knowledge of computers
  • Access to the Internet

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.

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Who is the target audience?
  • New and experienced users interested in cloud computing services
  • Developers
  • Web Designers
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Curriculum For This Course
Expand All 28 Lectures Collapse All 28 Lectures 03:14:10
Course Introduction
1 Lecture 00:36
Cloud Computing
6 Lectures 36:04
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
Introduction to Microsoft Azure
5 Lectures 35:03
What is Microsoft Azure

Is it expensive?

Creating an account

Pricing options and calculators

Dashboard and how to start
How to deploy a website
7 Lectures 42:26
What to expect in this section

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
Your first server in Microsoft Azure
5 Lectures 31:12
What to expect in this section

How to connect and manage your server

More advanced features discussed

Let's summarize our training
Bonus videos
4 Lectures 48:49
What is a Server?

Active Directory - overview

What is a VPN

Overview of MS Servers
About the Instructor
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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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