Cloud Computing

Microsoft Azure Essentials

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About this course

Microsoft has made big strides in the domain of cloud, and it is no surprise as to why they are one of the leaders when it comes to Cloud Computing. This course is designed to help you get familiar with Microsoft's Cloud platform , Microsoft Azure. We will deep dive into topics such as Cloud Fundamentals, Virtualization, Tables, Service Plans.

Skills covered

  • Virtualization Fundamentals
  • App service planning
  • Blob storage Fundamentals

Course Syllabus

Microsoft Azure Essentials

  • Azure Landscape & Design Patterns - An Overview
  • Why use Azure Cloud?
  • AWS vs Azure - A Perspective
  • Introduction to Microsoft Azure
  • Azure Virtual Machines
  • Availability Sets in Azure
  • Azure App Service Plan
  • Resource Groups
  • Azure Storage
  • Blob Storage
  • Azure Table

Course Certificate

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Frequently Asked Questions

General Queries On This Free Course
What is Microsoft Azure used for?

Microsoft Azure is a public cloud platform that enables SaaS, PaaS, and IaaS applications for storage, analytics, virtual computing, networking and more.


Is Microsoft Azure free?

No, Microsoft Azure is not free but is a very economical alternative to on-premise infrastructures.


Is Microsoft Azure good?

Yes, Microsoft Azure is among the leading and most popular cloud platforms globally.


What services does Azure offer?

Azure offers many services including Azure DevOps, Azure AI. Analytics, Azure IoT (Internet of Things), Storage, Azure Virtual Machines, Container Service, and CDN among others. 


Does Azure require coding?

Azure as a platform can be learnt without any prior knowledge of programming languages and coding. 


Who uses Microsoft Azure?

Many renowned companies across the world use Microsoft Azure. Some examples are eBay, Boeing, Samsung, GE Healthcare, and BMW.


Is Azure a database?

Azure is a cloud platform that also has the Azure SQL database.


Is Microsoft Azure Expensive?

No, Microsoft is a very cost-effective alternative to the on-premise infrastructure. Also, as it charges on the pay as go basis, it helps in avoiding the hefty upfront cost.


Who is bigger, Azure or AWS?

Azure and AWS along with the Google Cloud are the top three cloud platforms globally that keep changing positions within the top three. 


How much does it cost to host a website in Azure?

If you want to host a static website on Microsoft Azure, you will have to spend anywhere from $0.5 to $2 per month. A dynamic website requires more resources, and hence costs more when compared to a static one.


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