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Azure Administration: Deploy and Manage Compute Resources

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Overview

Learn how to successfully deploy and manage Azure compute resources, including virtual machines, containers, and web apps.

Effectively managing compute resources is key to infrastructure administration—and a successful career in IT. In this course, instructor Sharon Bennett discusses how to successfully deploy and manage Microsoft Azure compute resources, focusing heavily on configuration of virtual machines. Discover how to configure VMs for high availability and scalability, set up encryption, provision VMs, and automate VM deployment and configuration with Azure templates. You can also learn about creating and configuring containers and web apps. This course is also a valuable resource for anyone preparing for the corresponding domain of the AZ-104 Azure Administrator certification exam. Level up your Azure skills today with these hands-on demos and practical techniques.

Syllabus

Introduction
  • Learn to manage your compute resources with Azure Compute
  • What you should know
1. Configure Virtual Machines for High Availability and Scalability
  • Azure high availability overview
  • Configure high availability
  • Deploy and configure scale sets
  • Challenge: Deploy and configure scale sets
  • Solution: Deploy and configure scale sets
2. Create and Configure Virtual Machines
  • Create an Azure virtual machine
  • Create a virtual machine using PowerShell
  • Configure Azure Disk Encryption
  • Configure disk encryption using PowerShell
  • Move virtual machines to another resource group
  • Manage virtual machine sizes
  • Add data disks
  • Configure networking
  • Redeploy a virtual machine
  • Challenge: Provision a virtual machine
  • Solution: Provision a virtual machine
  • Challenge: Add a data disk
  • Solution: Add a data disk
3. Automate Deployment and Configuration of Virtual Machines
  • Azure template overview
  • Create a template from a deployment
  • Modify and deploy a template
  • Configure VHD template
  • DSC and script extension overview
  • Apply a custom script extension
  • Challenge: Install IIS on a virtual machine using a script extension
  • Solution: Install IIS on a virtual machine using a script extension
4. Create and Configure Containers
  • Create and configure Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Create and configure Azure Container Instances (ACI)
5. Create and Configure Web Apps
  • Azure App Service overview
  • Create and configure App Service plans
  • Create and configure App Service
  • Challenge: Create and configure an App Service
  • Solution: Create and configure an App Service
Conclusion
  • Next steps

Taught by

Sharon Bennett

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