This learning path helps IT pros with an existing understanding of cloud computing to develop the administration skills they need to successfully manage and maintain an Azure environment. Beginning with an exploration of Azure services and fundamental skills around networking and security, you can progress to implementing Azure Resource Manager virtual machines and exploring Azure site recovery.
Build a fundamental understanding of Azure services.
Develop skills for securing your Azure deployment.
Design a business continuity and disaster recovery (BCDR) strategy.
Azure Administration Essential Training with David Elfassy
Get a cloud administrator's view of Azure. Learn how to use its cloud-based storage and networking services, which can scale up or down as your organization changes.
3h 7m • COURSE
Azure Active Directory: Basics with Kunal D Mehta
Get up and running with Azure Active Directory, a cloud-based identity and access management service for on-premises, cloud, and hybrid environments.
1h 31m • COURSE
Azure Administration: Manage Subscriptions and Resources with Sharon Bennett
Learn the technical skills you need to successfully manage Azure subscriptions and resource groups, as well as analyze resource utilization and consumption.
1h 26m • COURSE
Azure Administration: Implement and Manage Storage with Sharon Bennett
Get started in Azure administration. Learn how to manage Azure storage, including blob storage and backups.
1h 48m • COURSE
Azure Administration: Deploy and Manage Virtual Machines with Sharon Bennett
Learn how to deploy and manage Azure virtual machines—key skills tested on the Azure Administrator certification exam.
2h 2m • COURSE
Azure Administration: Configure and Manage Virtual Networks with Sharon Bennett
Learn how to configure and manage virtual networks (VNETs) on Azure.
1h 25m • COURSE
Azure Administration: Manage Identities with Sharon Bennett
Get an overview of Azure Active Directory (AD), focused on identity management—managing users, groups, guests, hybrid identities, and multifactor settings.
1h 15m • COURSE
You'll learn Azure cloud computing skills with these experts.
David Elfassy is a Microsoft consultant and trainer, specializing in Microsoft Exchange and Office 365.
David began his career in IT in the early 90s, delivering Microsoft Official Curriculum, and has specialized in Microsoft Exchange Server since 1997. He worked as a project lead on many migrations and implementations of Microsoft infrastructure technologies for governmental and corporate organizations, helping these groups migrate to the new versions of Microsoft Exchange Server. He has also been working closely with Microsoft Learning teams on various marketing and certification projects, particularly on curriculum development for multiple arms of Microsoft Corp. David is a co-owner and senior technical adviser for two Microsoft Gold Certified Partners—Netlogon Technologies (specializing in large-enterprise consulting) and Kalleo (specializing in small-business network management)—overseeing teams of consultants and network technicians.
Kunal D Mehta is an IT consultant, speaker, author, and trainer.
Kunal is passionate about consulting and teaching IT content. A geek, IT guy next door, and datacenter enthusiast, he loves working with all manner of IT infrastructure technologies: servers, networking, storage, virtualization, and the cloud. He's developed expertise in Azure Active Directory, Windows Server, Hyper-V, System Center, and Office 365, and has designed and deployed major projects based on the aforementioned technologies. In addition, he's trained thousands of IT professionals throughout the world through in-person events, webinars, conferences, and online courses.
Sharon Bennett is a staff author at LinkedIn who creates courses focusing on Microsoft Azure and Office 365.
Previously, Sharon worked with Microsoft Partners, providing technical and business development advice to help them build their cloud offerings. Sharon is a certified Microsoft Cloud Solutions Architect, a Microsoft Certified Trainer, and holds several other Microsoft certifications. Additionally, Sharon has taught Azure and other Microsoft technologies to Microsoft Partners. Sharon brings 20+ years of technical experience and her own entrepreneurial lessons to her position.