Automating Deployment and Scale of Azure IaaS Solutions

This course dives into how to script, automate, and scale Azure deployments, so that you can fully utilize Azure automation technologies and techniques, in an optimal manner.
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Rating
(19)
Level
Intermediate
Updated
November 11, 2016
Duration
3h 23m
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Description
Course info
Rating
(19)
Level
Intermediate
Updated
November 11, 2016
Duration
3h 23m
Description

Automation is key to fully utilizing Azure in a consistent and optimal manner. In this course, Automating Deployment and Scale of Azure IaaS Solutions, you will learn how to create and scale services in an automated fashion. First, you will delve into the automation technology options offered within Azure. Next, you will dive into using PowerShell and JSON templates to define and deploy services to Azure. Last, you will learn how to scale resources in Azure. When you are finished with this course, you will have the foundational knowledge to help you script, automate, and scale Azure deployments.

About the author
About the author

John Savill is an 11-time MVP, and he holds many Microsoft certifications including Azure Infrastructure and Azure Architecture specialist. John is the author of the popular FAQ for Windows and a senior contributing editor to Windows IT Pro. John has written eight books on Microsoft technologies including Mastering Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Services and Mastering Windows Server 2016 Hyper-V.

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Transcript
Transcript

Hi everyone, my name is John Savill and welcome to my course Automating Deployment and Scale of Azure IaaS Solutions. I am a Technical Architect working with many of the largest companies in the world to help them with infrastructure related projects both on-premises, in the cloud and a bit of both. If you are looking to leverage Azure infrastructure services, then you need to understand how to provision and manage services in a consistent and automated manner. This means leveraging PowerShell, JSON templates and other automation technologies. In this course details about how to use PowerShell and JSON templates with Azure will be explored along with integrating these technologies with Azure Automation and VM Scale Sets to create an Azure solution that is highly scalable while optimizing your Azure spend.In this course, we are going to dive into all the elements related to IaaS virtual machine automation and how to integrate with other service offerings. Some of the major topics that we will cover include: 1. Using PowerShell to provision and manage Azure resources 2. How to use and obtain JSON templates for Azure services 3. Creating and using Azure Automation accounts By the end of this course you will be able to automate the provisioning and management of Azure resources. Before beginning the course you should be familiar with cloud basics however I’ll be sure to quickly review the critical information and should have completed the Azure Storage, Azure Networking and Azure IaaS courses that precede this course in the Azure Infrastructure skills path. I hope you’ll join me on this journey to learn how to automate the deployment and manage of services with the Automating Deployment and Scale of Azure IaaS Solutions course, at Pluralsight.