Microsoft Azure Services, Part 3 of 9: Compute Services

Microsoft Azure Services, Part 3 of 9: Compute Services

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Updated Sep 04, 2020

Course description

The AZ-900 Microsoft Azure Fundamentals Exam is intended for candidates with non-technical backgrounds or who have some involvement with cloud based solutions and services. This course covers Azure Compute, VM storage as well as how to Monitor and Backup

Each LearnNowOnline training course is made up of Modules (typically an hour in length). Within each module there are Topics (typically 15-30 minutes each) and Subtopics (typically 2-5 minutes each). There is a Post Exam for each Module that must be passed with a score of 70% or higher to successfully and fully complete the course.


Basic understanding of Azure and an Azure account. Technical IT experience is not required however some general IT knowledge or experience would be beneficial.

Meet the expert

Varma Rudra

Varma has over 14 years of experience in defining the integrated process, application, data & cloud architectures for both corporate & large scale multi-million business transformation programs and has worked extensively in defining strategy for migration of on-premise applications into AWS & Azure Cloud IaaS, PaaS, SaaS platforms. He is a TOGAF certified enterprise architect, PRINCE2 practitioner, and hold several certifications in SAP and cloud space.

Video Runtime

178 Minutes

Time to complete

218 Minutes

Course Outline

Azure Compute

Overview Azure Compute (34:47)

  • Introduction (00:08)
  • Azure compute services building blocks overview (08:24)
  • Virtual machines deployment options and configura (04:34)
  • Demo: Creation of Azure virtual machine using Azu (11:18)
  • Demo: Creation of Virtual machine using Azure pow (10:14)
  • Summary (00:08)

Azure VM Storage (30:12)

  • Introduction (00:08)
  • Overview of Azure VM storage (05:55)
  • Demo: Managed and Unmanaged disks (07:09)
  • Introduction of availability sets zones and stora (05:48)
  • Demo: Creation of an Availability set and deployi (11:03)
  • Summary (00:08)

Overview Virtual Machine ScaleSets (26:59)

  • Introduction (00:08)
  • Overview of Virtual machine scale sets (07:42)
  • Demo: Scaling of Azure virtual machines - Part 1 (11:06)
  • Demo: Scaling of Azure virtual machines - Part 2 (07:54)
  • Summary (00:08)
Azure Backup

Overview Azure Backup (26:54)

  • Introduction (00:08)
  • Overview of Azure Backup (05:18)
  • Demo: Taking a backup of a VM using Azure backup (08:21)
  • Overview of Azure VM security (05:35)
  • Demo: RBAC of Azure VM and managed service identi (07:23)
  • Summary (00:08)

Azure VM Monitoring (29:30)

  • Introduction (00:08)
  • Overview of Azure VM monitoring (07:14)
  • Demo: Azure VM metrics and configure an activity (07:39)
  • Introduction to Azure cloud service (04:44)
  • Demo: Creation of cloud service using Azure porta (09:36)
  • Summary (00:08)

Azure Service Fabric (30:07)

  • Introduction (00:08)
  • Introduction to Azure Service Fabric (06:37)
  • Demo: Create a secure service fabric cluster usin (11:35)
  • Demo: Create a service fabric application and pub (11:38)
  • Summary (00:08)