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 B2B vs. B2C

In this video, I go over the difference between Azure Business to Business, or B2B and Azure Business to Customer, or B2C.  This is a high-level comparison between the two services for those getting ready for an Azure Certification or designing Azure solutions.

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Site-to-Site Azure VPN with a Windows RRAS Server

Azure S2S VPN

This video shows how I created a VPN connection between my home lab and Azure Subscription.  I used a Routing and Remote Access role on a Windows Server 2019 as the local endpoint.  This provides the ability to setup a VPN connection without special firewall hardware.  This is useful for home labs and small offices that need connectivity to an Azure subscription.  It also is helpful to walk through the setup to prepare for Azure certifications such as the AZ-103.

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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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Redeploy an Azure VM

Redeploy

In this video I reviews the Redeploy tool for Azure IaaS VM’s.  I give an overview of what the tool is used for and then a demo on how to run Redeploy against Windows and Linux VM’s through the Portal and using PowerShell and the Azure Cloud Shell.  This Video is for anyone who administrates Azure VM’s or interested in taking the AZ-103 certification exam.

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