One advantage of cloud computing is the ability to create and destroy resources quickly. In this video, learn about why companies choose cloud computing over self-hosted options.
- [Instructor] One of the main advantages of cloud computing … in general is the flexibility you have … to add or remove resources within a few minutes. … This agility gives companies that use cloud computing … an advantage over competitors who don't have it. … Since you only pay for what you consume, … you can literally get a powerful server at your disposal … within a few minutes of requesting one, … use it for a short period of time … for whatever purpose you have, and then delete it. … At the end of the day, … that might only cost you less than $1. … $1. … We've entered the age where fifty minutes … of an eight CPU server costs the same as a Snickers bar, … and it might take longer for you to go … and get the Snickers bar than to spin up … and begin using that new server. … How incredible is that if you think about it? … This isn't just about being able to request a server … for a special project without having … to invest thousands of dollars in hardware … and setup costs upfront, although that's also true. …
- Azure compute options
- Regions and availability zones
- Advantages of cloud computing
- Azure virtual machines
- Virtual machine scale sets
- Functions and logic apps
- Reserved instances and hybrid option
- Dev/Test licensing
- High-performance compute
Skill Level Advanced
Azure Administration: Manage Identitieswith Sharon Bennett1h 15m Intermediate
What you should know1m 46s
1. Azure Compute Basics
2. Computing Options
3. Managing Costs
4. High Performance Compute
5. Management Tools
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