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Learn Windows Azure with these free Microsoft Virtual Academy courses online

imageMicrosoft offers a large variety of learning resources and training to help you on your journey to learn about technology many of the solutions we have to offer. One of these key technologies is Windows Azure. Windows Azure is an open and flexible cloud platform that enables you to quickly build, deploy and manage applications across a global network of Microsoft-managed datacenters. In this post, I’m going to share with you a collection of free learning resources on Windows Azure available to you through our Microsoft Virtual Academy.


Introduction To Windows Azure Training


  • Introducing Windows Azure
  • Deploying Azure Applications
  • Managing Windows Azure
  • Monitoring Windows Azure

Windows Azure for IT Pros Jump Start


  • Overview
  • Infrastructure Services Foundation
  • Managing Windows Azure Virtual Machines from PowerShell
  • Active Directory on IaaS
  • AD to Windows Azure AD
  • Migrating Virtual Machines and Web Applications to Windows Azure
  • High Availability and Load Balancing
  • Deploying SharePoint
  • Connecting IaaS with PaaS
  • Monitoring
  • Dev Test
  • Hybrid Cloud with System Center
  • Developing Cloud Applications with Windows Azure Storage   

Configuring and deploying Microsoft's Private Cloud


  • System Center Data Center and Private Cloud: Configure and Deploy Private Cloud Infrastructure
  • System Center Data Center and Private Cloud: Monitor and Operate Private Cloud Infrastructure
  • System Center Data Center and Private Cloud: Configure and Deploy Infrastructure Components
  • System Center Data Center and Private Cloud: Monitor and Operate Infrastructure Components
  • Specialization - Datacenter and Private Cloud Management: Configure and Deploy Service Delivery & Automation
  • Specialization - Datacenter and Private Cloud Management: Monitor and Operate Service Delivery & Automation
  • Application Services Management, Configuration & Deployment
  • Application Services Management, Operation & Management

Windows Azure Security Overview


  • Azure Security Overview
  • Identity & Access
  • Data Security & Cryptography
  • Network Security

Datacenter For A Private Cloud : Windows Server 2008 R2


  • Microsoft Private Cloud Infrastructure – Overview
  • Microsoft Private Cloud Infrastructure – Configuration
  • Microsoft Private Cloud Infrastructure – Management

MVA Live Q&A: Windows Azure


  • MVA Live Q&A | David Tesar and David Aiken

I hope you enjoy the resources above on our path to learn more about Microsoft Windows Azure.

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