Why Study Azure:
Azure is Microsoft's version of web services management. Azure is a great option for DevOps professionals due to it's diversity. Azure allows you to create intelligent apps using the language of your choice, including Node.js, Java and .NET, and works for both PC and Mac users. With 100+ services and tools to manage apps, Azure Design has become a favorite among many large companies and should be considered an essential study topic for DevOps professionals.
About the course:
Length- 1 hour 23 minutes
Instructor- Gary Bushey
In this Series we will take a look at what Azure is, including what IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS mean. We will thoroughly discuss Azure PaaS and some of the specific technologies used with PaaS, namely containers and artificial intelligence.
In the second section, we will discuss how to move your applications to Azure. The first video will provide an introduction to the Architectural decisions to make when moving your application, including which style (like N-tier, Microservices, or Web – queue – worker) and which data store (like a relational database, document database, or object store) to use. The second video will discuss design principals to keep in mind when moving your application. This includes items like Availability, Resilience, and Monitoring. The series will end with a discussion of the various cloud design patterns that can be used to realize the design principles. These include items like the Ambassador, Circuit breaker, and Sharding patterns.
About the Instructor:
Gary Bushey is a certified Azure Architect that has worked for numerous Fortune 500 companies and the US Department of Defense. When not working with computers he is traveling around the US in his RV with his girlfriend and their two dogs. He enjoys outdoor activities like hiking, biking, camping and grilling, as well as building houses with Habitat for Humanity.