• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

Virtual machines and Infrastructure as a Service or IaaS are one of the main reasons for cloud deployment. Azure virtual machines enable you to extend your data center without limit, and can even provide data center scale resources to organizations that would not historically have had access. Through this course, you will learn about all facets of virtual machines in Microsoft Azure. This course is one of a series in the Skillsoft learning path that covers the objectives for Microsoft exam 70-533: Implementing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions. This exam completes the requirement for Microsoft Specialist certification in Microsoft Azure.

Learning Objectives

Azure VM Overview

  • start the course
  • identify workloads for Azure Infrastructure as a Service or IaaS and contrast on-premises and Azure virtual machines
  • describe considerations for sizing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure as a Service or IaaS virtual machines
  • plan a deployment of Azure virtual machines

Azure VM Deployment

  • deploy a virtual machine in Microsoft Azure
  • delete a virtual machine in Microsoft Azure
  • deploy a Linux virtual machine in Microsoft Azure
  • create and manage virtual machine images in Microsoft Azure
  • create and manage virtual machine disks in Microsoft Azure

Configuring Virtual Machines

  • configure virtual machine networking in Microsoft Azure
  • configure virtual machine storage in Microsoft Azure
  • configure virtual machine availability in Microsoft Azure
  • configure virtual machine scalability in Microsoft Azure
  • configure virtual machine security in Microsoft Azure

Managing Virtual Machines

  • manage Microsoft Azure Windows virtual machines
  • manage Microsoft Azure Linux virtual machines
  • configure secure management of Microsoft Azure virtual machines

Monitoring Virtual Machines

  • install and configure virtual machine or VM Agent and VM Extensions in a Microsoft Azure virtual machines
  • configure custom script extensions to automate virtual machine management
  • install the Microsoft Azure Cross Platform Command Line Interface for configuration management
  • manage virtual machine configuration with the Microsoft Azure Cross Platform Command Line Interface
  • monitor a Microsoft Azure virtual machine

Practice: Plan and Deploy a VM

  • plan and deploy a virtual machine in Microsoft Azure

Framework Connections

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