AZ-900 Benefits of Cloud Services Part 2 Security, Governance, and Management in the Cloud

az-900 Azure Fundamentals

The following video is for those preparing for the AZ-900, Azure Fundamentals Microsoft Certification.  This video covers the skills “describe the benefits of using cloud services” found under “describe cloud concepts” of the published skills measured.  Skills include security, governance, management in the cloud.

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AZ-900 Benefits of Cloud Services Part 1 High Availability, Scalability, Reliability, Predictability

az-900 Azure Fundamentals

The following video is for those preparing for the AZ-900, Azure Fundamentals Microsoft Certification.  This video covers the skills “describe the benefits of using cloud services” found under “describe cloud concepts” of the published skills measured. Skills include high availability, scalability, reliability, and predictability.

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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 updated May 2022. The AZ-900 is required for the Azure Fundamentals Microsoft Certification. The video covers the skills measured “Describe Cloud Computing” found under the section heading “Describe Cloud Concepts”. Topics include public, private, and hybrid cloud models, cloud pricing models, and consumption-based model. Keep an eye on the playlist for more videos to come.

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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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Scheduled Agent Updates in Azure Virtual Desktop

Scheduled Agents Updates AVD

Until now, there has been no options available to schedule when Azure Virtual Desktop Agent updates take place.  Now in preview is an option to set a weekly schedule that defines when agent updates can take place.  This video goes over what components make up the AVD agent and how updates take place.  We then review how to set a schedule for both validation and non-validation host pool environments.

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Azure NAT Gateway

Azure Virtual Machines have access to the internet by default.  We can control the public IP address used for internet access with private IP’s, load balancers, and firewalls.  This video looks at another option, an Azure NAT Gateway.  An Azure NAT Gateway attaches to a subnet and once attached, all VM’s on that subnet use the NAT Gateway for internet access.

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VM Applications with Azure Compute Gallery

Azure Compute Gallery is not just for images.  We can create application packages for Windows and Linux Virtual Machines and deploy the applications as part of a deployment or install them on existing Azure VM’s.  This video walks through creating the application package and adding applications to the Azure Compute Gallery, deploying them as part of a VM deployment, adding the application to an existing VM as well as using the uninstall feature to remove an application. 

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Azure Resource Manager (ARM) Template Specs

Azure Resource Manager (ARM) Template Specs are a first-party solution for storing and managing ARM Templates.  With Template Specs, ARM templates are uploaded to Azure and managed as an Azure resource, including access control with RBAC security.  Template Specs also support versioning and adding linked templates to the Template Spec to create a complete package for ARM deployments.

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