Join Mike Benkovich for an in-depth discussion in this video Azure subscriptions setup, part of Azure Enterprise Development: 1 Governance and Infrastructure Deployments.
- [Instructor] To get started with Azure,…you have a couple of options.…When you go to azure.com,…you'll find that there's a Start Free button.…There's also a Free Account.…Either one of these will take you to the page…where you can sign up for a free 12 month access to Azure,…which gives you $200 worth of credit…plus 12 months worth of free use…of the always free products.…You pay nothing until you choose…and there's a cap on the account,…so when you run out of the $200,…the account will suspend unless you choose…to remove the cap.…There's other options you can use, as well,…to sign up for Azure.…
You can click the Buy Now.…This takes us to where you can see…that we can either do a pay-as-you-go account…or you can, if you are an enterprise,…large organizations will have enterprise agreements,…you can get Azure through that…with a upfront monthly commitment to Azure…that you get at a discounted price.…There's also the opportunity…to buy resellers from Azure.…But we're going to do a free account,…so I'm going to click back over here to open a free account.…
Learn best practices for resource governance with resource groups, policies, tags, and role-based access control. Discover how to configure the infrastructure you need by provisioning virtual machines and creating virtual networks that connect your existing data centers to the cloud. Review the Azure disaster recovery features, and then learn how to use templates and automation to provision and deploy services more efficiently and consistently.
By the end of this overview, you will better understand the potential Azure has and be able to get the most value from the cloud. Watch part two of the series to learn how to modernize your apps with application services and the Azure PaaS offerings.
- Setting up an Azure subscription
- Implementing tags and policies
- Provisioning virtual machines
- Using Azure templates
- Operationalizing a virtual machine
- Using SQL Azure for data storage