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Cloud Computing for Beginners with Microsoft Azure

Learn the basics of cloud computing and start using Azure services; from virtual machines, to databases and web apps.
Instructor:
Eduardo Rosas
2,270 students enrolled
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Understand what cloud computing is.
Identify the categories in to which cloud services can be clasified.
Create, scale and add content to web applications hosted on Microsoft Azure.
Add content to web apps from Visual Studio, through FTP and Dropbox.
Create, publish and scale cloud services.
Create, connect and manage Virtual Machines.
Attach disks to and scale Virtual Machines.
Manage and connect to Databases hosted in Azure.
Learn to use Azure's management tools from Visual Studio, Windows PowerShell and cross-platform Command-Line Interface.

Learn the basics about Microsoft Azure services such as Web Applications, App Services, Cloud Services, Virtual Machines and Databases using the classic and new Azure Portals.

Migrate your web apps, services, virtual machines and databases to Azure and the cloud! This increases availability, scalability and can even be cheaper than your current solution!

Enroll now, if by the time you finish this course you are not entirely happy with its content, or the way I answered to your questions, you can have your money back! You have a 30 day money back guarantee, no questions asked.

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With this course you will not only fully understand what cloud computing is and how it’s classified, you will also learn to host your solutions and applications in Azure.

  1. If you have a website or web app, you’ll learn to upload it to Azure.
  2. Create your own web app from scratch using Azure and WordPress.
  3. If you have a web service, you’ll learn to host it in Azure.
  4. If you want a Virtual Machine without having to install Virtualization Software, download ISOs, and that are available even if you don’t have your computer, you’ll learn to create VMs hosted in Azure.
  5. If you want a database to connect to your ADO .NET, JDBC, ODBC and/or PHP apps that is hosted in the cloud, you’ll learn how to create one.
  6. And you’ll learn how to manage your services from almost anywhere.

By the end of this course you will have the knowledge to host your web sites, web apps, web services, virtual machines and databases in the cloud with Microsoft Azure services.

  • With websites in Azure you can quickly create a website based on a template.
  • With web apps you can quickly deploy your ASP .NET apps or WordPress sites right from Visual Studio to the cloud.
  • With Cloud Services you can host web services in Azure and scale them to your needs.
  • With Virtual Machines in Azure, you can create a VM with virtually any Operating System, attach disks to it and get the image so you can later create more VMs based on that image.
  • With databases hosted in Azure you can have databases all over the world that are always available.

Learn how you can do all that and more with this course!

Enroll now and jump to the cloud! Scalable, reliable, always available and non-expensive services for all your needs.

Getting started with cloud computing and Microsoft Azure

1
Intro to the course.
2
Azure subscriptions
3
The New Azure Portal

Now the default Portal is the Azure Portal located at portal.azure.com, changing the legacy portal that can still be accessed from manage.windowazure.com.

4
Getting the Tools

Install the necessary tools to get started with this course.

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[DEPRECATED] Getting the tools.
6
What is cloud computing?
7
Software as a Service
8
Platform as a Service
9
Infrastructure as a Service
10
What is Microsoft Azure?
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Accessing the Classic and the New Portal

[Classic Portal] Azure websites

1
Intro to Azure websites
2
Creating a web app on Microsoft Azure
3
Scaling the website from the Azure Management Portal
4
Adding content to the website through FTP
5
Adding content to the website through Visual Studio
6
Adding content to the website through Dropbox!

[New Portal] Azure App Services

1
Intro to Azure App Service

Let's talk briefly about Azure App Service and Azure App Service plans.

2
Azure App Service Plan

Talking about what an App Service Plan is and how it is useful.

3
Creating an App Service Plan
4
Creating a Web App Service
5
Scaling the Web App (through the App Service Plan)
6
Manually Scaling an App Service Plan
7
Scaling an App Service Plan by CPU usage
8
Scaling an App Service Plan by Schedule and Performance Rules

Cloud services

1
Intro to Cloud Services inside Azure
2
Creating a Cloud Service
3
Publishing a Cloud Service
4
Scaling your Cloud Service
5
Monitoring the Cloud Service

Virtual Machines

1
Creating a VM
2
Connecting to the VM with a remote desktop
3
Adding Virtual Hard Drives to the VM
4
Managing and scaling the VM
5
Capturing an Image from the VM

Capture an Image from the VM so you can create clones of that VM.

[New Portal] Virtual Machines

1
[New Portal] Creating a Virtual Machine

Using the New Azure Portal to create a Virtual Machine.

2
[New Portal] Connecting to VM

Connecting to a VM using the Remote Desktop Connection.

3
[New Portal] Attaching virtual disks
4
[New Portal] Formatting virtual disks for use inside the virtual machine

Before being able to use this attached virtual hardrives from within the virtual machine, we need to format them so the system recognizes them. It is not just about attaching them from the Azure portal, we need to do some quick configurations. On Windows, this is done almost automatically.

Databases

1
Intro to chapter
2
Azure SQL Database
3
Create Azure SQL Database
4
Connecting to the Azure SQL Database from SQL Server Management Studio
5
Billing
6
Business continuity: Copying, exporting and importing the Database
7
Connecting to applications

Management Tools

1
Intro to chapter
2
Managing Azure Services from Visual Studio
3
Managing Azure Services from Power Shell
4
Managing Azure Services from Cross-Platform Command Line Interface
5
The end :')
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