Introduction to IaaS in Azure – Part 1 – Azure Datacenters, administration tools, RBAC

Introduction to IaaS in Azure – Part 1 – Azure Datacenters, administration tools, RBAC

The Microsoft Azure cloud is constantly evolving and it was time to refresh our Introduction to IaaS course in Azure. This is done with a complete update of the content which is now all the basics of Azure and more particularly the Hyperscale infrastructures of Azure datacenters, the tools to administer Azure (portal, PowerShell, Azure CLI…), the organization of resources in a Azure subscription and identity and access management.

To complete this video and go further on the topics, some additional resources:

Microsoft Azure Regions
https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/regions/

Networking innovations that drive the cloud disruption
https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/networking-innovations-that-drive-the-cloud-disruption/

Open Compute specifications
http://files.opencompute.org/oc/public.php?service=files&t=62279808dbea0cf380632c3042246979&path=

Olympus Project
https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/microsoft-reimagines-open-source-cloud-hardware/
https://github.com/opencomputeproject/Project_Olympus
https://azure.microsoft.com / en-us / blog / Enabling cloud-workload-through-innovation-in-silicon /

Availability Zones
https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/introducing-azure-availability-zones-for-resiliency-and-high-availability/
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/ azure / availability-area / az-overview

An absolutely awesome Ignite 2017 session on Microsoft datacenters:

Overview of Microsoft compliance
https://aka.ms/AzureCompliance

Confidence in the trusted cloud
https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/support/trust-center/

Azure administration tools
http://aka.ms/urlscloud

Resource labeling in Azure
https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/documentation/articles/resource-group-using-tags/

Azure QuickStart templates
https://github.com/Azure/azure-quickstart-templates

Deploy ARM models in Azure
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/azure-resource-manager/resource-group-template-deploy

Azure Subscription Governance – Resource Group and Naming Convention Strategies
https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/dsilva/2017/11/10/azure-subscription-governance-resource-group-and-naming-convention-strategies/

Use Role-Based Access Control to manage access to your Azure subscription resources
https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/documentation/articles/role-based-access-control-configure/

Hope this study guide will be useful for you. Don’t hesitate to share, or post a comment or send me a message on Twitter @sanjeev or on LinkedIn
https://www.linkedin.com/in/sanjeevvepsun/

Last but not least, don’t forget to spend time on http://microsoft.com/learn where you can find additional materials to prepare your certification.

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