AZ-900 Describe Cloud Concepts, Microsoft Azure Fundamentals Part 1

az-900 Azure Fundamentals

This is the first video is a series on the Azure AZ900, Microsoft Azure Fundamentals exam, updated May 22, 2022. The AZ-900 is required for the Azure Fundamentals Microsoft Certification. The video covers the skills measured “define cloud computing” and “describe the shared responsibility model”. Keep an eye on the playlist for more videos to come.

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AZ-900 exam information:
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/learn/certifications/exams/az-900

AZ-900 Part 4, Describe Core Resources Available in Azure: Compute and Networking

az-900 Azure Fundamentals

This is the fourth video in a series on the Azure AZ900, Microsoft Azure Fundamentals exam.  The AZ-900 is required for the Azure Fundamentals Microsoft Certification.  The video covers the skills measured “describe the core resources available in Azure” found under the section heading “Describe core Azure services”.  Topics include Virtual Machines, Scale Sets, App Services, Containers Azure Container Instance, Azure Container Registry, Azure Kubernetes Service, Azure Virtual Desktop, Virtual Networks, VNet Peering, VPN Gateway and ExpressRoute.  Keep an eye on the playlist for more videos to come.

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AZ-900 Core Azure Architectural Components Part 3

az-900 Azure Fundamentals

This is the third video in a series on the Azure AZ900, Microsoft Azure Fundamentals exam.  The AZ-900 is required for the Azure Fundamentals Microsoft Certification.  The video covers the skills measured “describe the core Azure architectural components” found under the section heading “Describe core Azure services”.  Topics include Management Groups, Subscriptions, Resource Groups, Regions, Paired Regions, Availability Zones, and ARM.  Keep an eye on the playlist for more videos to come.

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AZ-900 Describe Cloud Concepts, Microsoft Azure Fundamentals Part 2

az-900 Azure Fundamentals

This is the second video in a series on the Azure AZ900, Microsoft Azure Fundamentals exam.  The AZ-900 is required for the Azure Fundamentals Microsoft Certification.  The video covers the skills measured “describe the differences between categories of cloud services” found under the section heading “Describe Cloud Concepts”.  Topics include IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS computing and the shared responsibility model.  Keep an eye on the playlist for more videos to come.

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Azure Backup, Overview and Implementation

Azure Backup

This video starts with an introduction of Azure Backup.  This is useful for anyone interested in Azure Backup or studying for the AZ-103 or other Microsoft Certification.  It goes on to cover the difference between RTP, RPO and the importance of understanding data retention requirements for a solid backup strategy.  After that, it outlines the difference between Azure Backup and Azure Site Recovery and gives an overview of what VSS is and how it solves some common backup problems. 

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Channel Update and Azure Exam Study Tips

I recently started an Azure 101 playlist.  The idea was to occasionally post videos for people new to Azure.  I think the content was pretty good, but the video didn’t get much traction.  Recently I was reviewing requirements for Azure Certifications and realized that there was a lot of parallels to the Azure 101 playlist and the AZ-103 Microsoft Azure Administrator Exam. 

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Troubleshooting and reporting VM performance data in Azure with PerfInsights

In this video, I walk through Azure Perfinsights, a performance reporting and troubleshooting tool for Windows and Linux Virtual Machines.