Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Top 10 best video tutorials to learn Azure | Best Azure tutorials

Microsoft Azure provides cloud computing services owned by Microsoft which enables organizations to build applications, also for deploying and managing applications. It provides platform as a service, Infrastructure as a service and Software as a service. The demand for the Microsoft Azure has been increasing rapidly because of its Speed, Security, Hybrid Solution, maintenance and flexible cost etc,. when compared to the traditional virtual machines. Azure is one stop point to the Cloud for Modern Business. The applications developed using programming languages such as ASP.NET, PHP, Node.js, Python, Java, C++  and Android applications can be easily deployed on Linux or Window virtual machines and can easily integrate Azure, therefore, developer prefers Azure rather than Amazon web services.

If you are a startup then check out the Bizspark program that helps to build the applications with free access to Microsoft Azure cloud services, software, and support. 

Here are Top 10 best video tutorials to learn Azure.

The complete walkthrough of Microsoft Azure cloud services

This video tutorial gives the complete overview of the Azure cloud services. This instructor walks you through all the features in Azure and builds a strong foundation for the students in Azure. In this video tutorial, you will learn about key services in Azure such as Storage,  Network, Databases, Internet of Things, Analytics, Integrations, Security, Monitoring, and troubleshooting, required tools, Azure services comparison. By the end of this video tutorial, you will be able to build applications on Azure. I would highly recommend this video tutorial for Solutions Architect and developers who are looking for comprehensive Azure cloud services.

Azure Cloud Services (6-Course Bundle)

This video tutorial provides the essential knowledge required to get started with Azure. The video tutorials are divided into 6 parts which cover Introduction to Azure, Deploying Virtual Machines, Advanced Virtual Machine Deployment, Azure Active Directory, Deploying Websites, Azure SQL etc,.  In Introduction to Azure part, the instructor introduces cloud, types of Cloud services, Azure services, and Azure PowerShell. In Deploying Virtual Machines part, the instructor explains the Virtual Networks, Virtual Machines, and Storage capabilities. In Advanced Virtual Machine Deployment, the instructor covers ARM vs. Classic deployment, review the advantages of the ARM, and work with ARM deployment methods. In Azure Active Director, you will understand directory services. In Deploying websites, PaaS Cloud Services, Understand the deployment environment and create and configure PaaS Cloud Service. In Azure SQL, you will learn to connect to the Azure SQL, opy and export a database, use DB Self-Service Restore, and Use SQL DB Geo-Replication. This video tutorial is most suitable for the students who are looking for an overview of the Azure services.  
To help the Azure aspirants to understand and learn Azure, the official website offers the free video tutorial on Pluralsight. There are 14 video tutorials which cover all the required concepts to master in Azure. The video tutorial covers valuable content such as 
  • Managing Infrastructure on Microsoft Azure – Getting Started
  • Getting Started with Microsoft Azure Virtual Machines
  • Getting Started with Microsoft Azure IaaS Monitoring and Management
  • Developing with .NET on Microsoft Azure – Getting Started
  • Developing with Node.js on Microsoft Azure - Getting Started
  • Microsoft Azure Security - Getting Started
  • Implementing Microsoft Azure Networking
  • Automating Deployment and Scale of Azure IaaS Solutions
  • Mastering Microsoft Azure Resource Manager
  • Microsoft Hybrid Identity - Overview
  • Planning and Designing Microsoft Azure Compute Solutions
  • Microsoft Azure for .NET Developers - Cloud Patterns and Architecture
  • Microsoft Azure for .NET Developers - Building Secure Services and Applications
  • Microsoft Azure Architecture - Getting Started
Take your time and choose the video tutorial which one best suits the above tutorials.
Microsoft Virtual Academy offers free online training on Microsoft related products and as a part it, the Azure video tutorials are available for the students for free. There are many video tutorials helps to impart knowledge on Microsoft Azure that includes information on Virtual machines, virtual networks, Platform as a service, PowerShell for automation and management etc,. 

This video tutorial aims at providing the fundamental concepts of the Microsoft Azure platform and services. In this video tutorial, you will learn how to move an existing application which is developed using ASP.NET MVC architecture onto Azure cloud services and expanding its functionality. This video tutorial helps you to understand the fundamentals of the Microsoft Azure and its services. This video tutorial is mainly focused on to prepare for the 70-532: Developing Microsoft Azure Solutions certification exam. This video tutorial is most suitable for the developers and students who want to build a career as a developer on Microsoft Azure.

Cloud Ranger's Microsoft Azure Training 

You won't let yourself without thanking the trainer because the video tutorial has great content and informative. The best thing about this video tutorial is, it is available for free. In this video tutorial, you will learn how overview of the Azure and how to create Azure Accounts, Subscriptions and assign the Admin Roles, Azure PowerShell Basics, Virtual Machines, Cross-premises connectivity concepts, Point-to-site VPN, VM Agent and Extensions, Azure Endpoints and Load Balancer, VM Availability Sets and Autoscaling, Azure VM Storage etc,. It is worth to take some time to spend watching this videos.

The instructor, Matt has in-depth knowledge on Microsoft Azure and in this video tutorial, he covers Windows Azure compute, Storage, SQL Azure and also you will learn about the tools and architecture of the Azure. At the end of this video tutorial, you'll learn about how to move a web application on Azure. The popular video tutorial by Matt are Introduction to Microsoft Azure and Microsoft Azure: The Big Picture

Microsoft Cloud

This video tutorial is presented by Ben Finkel and this video tutorial is broadly into 3 categories for
  • Microsoft Azure 70-532 - Development
    The Microsoft Azure 70- 532 covers all the required concepts to build applications on Azure. This video tutorial covers the topics as developing the Websites, working with Virtual Machines, Creating Cloud Services, Designing an Azure Storage Strategy, and Azure Virtual Networks. 
  • Microsoft Azure 70-533 - Infrastructure
    This video tutorial focuses on implementing infrastructure solutions and you will learn how to implement enterprise-grade application architecture on the Azure Platform. 
  • Microsoft Azure 70-534 - Architects
    In this video tutorial, the instructor covers how to create a design and model Azure infrastructure, to Secure the resources, Storage and Data Access strategies, Advanced Application Development, Web sites, and Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity. 
You need a prior experience before taking the respective video tutorials and This video tutorial is not recommended for the complete beginners.

70-532 Developing Microsoft Azure Solutions Certification

This video tutorial is an excellent guide for clearing 70-532 exam and this video tutorial helps gives you solid foundation of Azure functionalities. In this video tutorial, the instructor covers AVM's, configuring and managing the AVM's, Configuring and monitoring the ARM virtual machines. In the end, you will learn Azure Storage, Working with Active directory, messaging, API's and app services. This video tutorial is great for those Developers who are serious about the 70-532 exam. 

70-534 Architecting Microsoft Azure Solutions Certification

This video tutorial is another popular video tutorial by Scott and in this video tutorial, he focuses on the Solution Architects. The instructor walks you through the Azure Virtual Machines, Networks, compute, Services, Storage, identity providers, data security, Mobile Apps, hybrid Applications, Scalability, business continuity, Backup, Chef and puppet etc,. I would highly recommend this video tutorial for those who looking for giving the 70-534 test preparation. It is a good course and value for money.

Whizlabs offers Microsoft Azure mock tests for Solutions Architect, Developers and SysOps etc,. Out of 100% Azure Aspirants, 94% cleared the certification exam after taking mock tests in Whizlabs. Therefore, it is recommended for going through the Whizlabs program.

At the time of writing this article, this Introduction to Microsoft Azure, the video tutorial is not currently available as this video tutorial gives the best introduction to Azure.

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