The virtual machine is one of the most well known compute services offered in Azure. In this video, learn about what a virtual machine is and why you might choose it.
- [Instructor] Now that we know what is meant by compute, … what type of compute services does Azure provide. … As you would expect, there are many. … The simplest option to understand is the virtual machine. … So that's where we'll start. … The virtual machine is part of the general category … called infrastructure as a service. … A virtual machine is in most ways identical … to a physical Windows or Linux server … that you'd setup in your own office. … I say in most ways because there are some ways … that a virtual machine and physical machine differ. … But it doesn't make a huge difference in most cases. … I love metaphors, so let's try one. … You can think of a virtual machine being like … a single floor or apartment unit inside … a well protected apartment building. … Each tenant has full access to their own apartment … and has no way to see inside their neighbors apartment. … If you stay inside your apartment and never go outside … you wouldn't even know that you have neighbors. …
- 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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