Total Activity

1,947,709
students registered
319,303
students registered

Connect with MVA

Filter courses by product:





Filter courses by topic:








Live Events
9:00am-1:00pm PDT May 1, 2014

SQL Server developers, learn how to build and deploy apps running SQL Server in Azure Virtual Machines. Or find out how to move existing on-premises databases and applications to the cloud as-is.

9:00am-11:00am PDT May 21-22, 2014

With Microsoft Azure and System Center 2012 R2, IT Pros can easily extend on-premises networks to the cloud—securely and seamlessly. Solve pressing IT issues with hybrid cloud solutions that you can implement today. In this IT Camp, explore how to manage more data without more hardware, protect data with off-site backups, and prepare for disaster recovery. Watch this pre-recorded session with live Q&A, and learn from the experts. Be sure to sign up for the free Microsoft Azure trial so you can follow the demos during the session.

Courses

Get Windows Azure Training on essentials of Security that covers security protection included at every layer. We cover the security mechanisms included with Windows Azure at the physical, network, host, application, and data layers. Furthermore, get a basic understanding of some of the identity options you have to authenticate to Windows Azure.

35 Points
Level 200
Rating:
(12)
Add to My Learning Plan

Website developers, here's your chance to learn how you can use Windows Azure to develop, deploy, and scale your large-scale web apps in a matter of minutes. If you're new to Windows Azure, this is a good starting point for finding out how it can help you save on time and resources, integrate with Office 365 and Elastic Search, and broaden your audience. Experienced users, this is an opportunity to deepen your knowledge of the product and to find out about new features, such as the website capability model and the storage object distribution pattern. You'll find out what you need to know from the people who developed the features.

Instructor | James Chambers - Microsoft ASP.NET/IIS MVP; Tejaswi Redkar - Microsoft Director, Business Programs

79 Points
Level 200
Rating:
(6)
Add to My Learning Plan

See the broad capabilities of Windows Azure, some storage design patterns and best practice techniques, and then a variety of tips and tricks so you can get started today.

Instructor | Andrew Edwards – Microsoft Principal SDE; Jai Haridas – Microsoft Principal Development Manager

29 Points
Level 200
Rating:
(5)
Add to My Learning Plan

Developers and IT pros, get an overview of Windows Azure SQL Database and learn how to create and work with SQL Database for common scenarios. The session focuses on overall architecture, management, and developer topics.

Instructor | Chris J.T. Auld - Intergen Limited/CTO; Greg Leake - Microsoft Technical Product Manager

60 Points
Level 200
Rating:
(5)
Add to My Learning Plan

See what you missed on IT Pro IaaS Day! Learn how to integrate Windows Azure virtual machines (VMs) into your infrastructure. If you’re an experienced IT Pro but you haven’t spent much time with Windows Azure VMs, you’ll appreciate these real-world examples on Windows Azure infrastructure as a service (IaaS). Cheryl McGuire and Ronald Beekelaar walk you through the basics of creating and configuring VMs, virtual networks, and cross-premises communication. They discuss the “what, why, and how” of virtualization, along with details about managing VMs, how they behave in Windows Azure, and how to configure good network communication to get things up and running in the cloud. 

Instructor | Cheryl McGuire - Microsoft Technical Writer; Ronald Beekelaar - Founder, Virsoft Solutions

70 Points
Level 200
Rating:
(8)
Add to My Learning Plan

If you're wondering how to use Windows Azure as a hosting environment for your SQL Server virtual machines (VMs), join the experts as they walk you through it, with practical, real-world demos. SQL Server in Windows Azure VM is an easy and full-featured way to be up and running in 10 minutes with a database server in the cloud. You use it on demand and pay as you go, and you get the full functionality of your own data center. For short-term test environments, it is a popular choice. SQL Server in Azure VM also includes pre-built data warehouse images and business intelligence features. Take this opportunity to learn more about it.

Instructor | Darmadi Komo – Microsoft Senior Technical Product Manager; Luis Carlos Vargas Herring – Microsoft Senior Program Manager; Xin Jin – Microsoft Program Manager; Olivier Matrat – Microsoft Principal Program Manager Lead

51 Points
Level 200
Rating:
(4)
Add to My Learning Plan

View the latest capabilities with the newest Windows Azure release! This Jump Start focuses on key technical topics including Windows Azure Virtual Machines, Virtual Networks and PaaS implementation for IT Pros.

Instructor | David Tesar - Microsoft Lead Azure Technical Evangelist; David Aiken - Azure Group Technical Manager

 

109 Points
Level 200
Rating:
(33)
Add to My Learning Plan

This recording of our 90-minute MVA Live Q&A session features David Tesar and David Aiken answering technical questions about Windows Azure for IT Professionals. Before watching this course, it may be helpful to watch the Windows Azure for IT Pros Jump Start, which will give you an overview of the latest capabilities of the most recent release of Windows Azure, including Windows Azure Virtual Machines, Virtual Networks, and PaaS implementation for IT Pros.

 

Instructors | Microsoft Technical Evangelist David Tesar and Azure expert David Aiken 

 

9 Points
Level 200
Rating:
(6)
Add to My Learning Plan
12345