Azure Certifications and Roadmap

Linux Academy

Microsoft has restructured its Azure certifications into a role-based model that it states will more directly focus on the building of skills and knowledge aligned to job roles. And there currently are seven Azure based certifications spread across these three levels. New to Azure?

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Learn Azure by Doing with New Azure Training!

Linux Academy

Ready to solidify your Azure skills by doing? We’re excited to announce our completely new Azure courses that meet 100% of exam objectives and include Hands-On Labs, Interactive Diagrams, flash cards, study groups, practice exams, downloadable course videos, and more! New Azure Courses.

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Azure Certifications and Roadmap

Linux Academy

Microsoft has restructured its Azure certifications into a role-based model that it states will more directly focus on the building of skills and knowledge aligned to job roles. And there currently are seven Azure based certifications spread across these three levels. New to Azure?

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Azure Certifications and Roadmap

Linux Academy

Microsoft has restructured its Azure certifications into a role-based model that it states will more directly focus on the building of skills and knowledge aligned to job roles. And there currently are seven Azure based certifications spread across these three levels. New to Azure?

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Pre-Commit Job Workflow in Azure DevOps

DevOps.com

Many organizations use a combination of open so Many organizations use a combination of open source and commercial tools and Azure DevOps (formerly called VSTS) and an application lifecycle management (ALM) tool that includes features such as Azure pipelines.

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Learn Azure by Doing with New Azure Training!

Linux Academy

Ready to solidify your Azure skills by doing? We’re excited to announce our completely new Azure courses that meet 100% of exam objectives and include Hands-On Labs, Interactive Diagrams, flash cards, study groups, practice exams, downloadable course videos, and more! New Azure Courses.

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Deploying into Azure App Service using Azure DevOps CI/CD Pipeline

DevOps.com

This article demonstrates how to deploy an application into Azure App Service using Azure DevOps (VSTS) continuous integration/continuous delivery (CI/CD) pipeline. In this article, you’ll create a sample environment to: New build based on code commit to your Azure DevOps Repo.

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Azure Developer Tutorial: HTTP Trigger Functions with C# and.NET Core

Gorilla Logic

In this Azure developer tutorial, you will be given a step-by-step guide for developing your first Function Application with Azure, using C# and.Net Core with Visual Studio. What is an Azure Function? That is when you appreciate how useful Azure Functions are.

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Introducing New Azure Hands-On Labs

Linux Academy

Our training team is the key to our course success, especially when it comes to Azure. They have had multiple cancellations, and closed several Azure exams that were less than 3 months old! Thanks to this flexibility, we have been hard at work keeping up with the changes in Azure, and are happy to announce that in the past 2 weeks we have launched a new load of Azure Hands-On Labs! Azure Courses. Intro to Using Azure Blob Storage.

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Learn Azure by Doing with New Azure Training!

Linux Academy

Ready to solidify your Azure skills by doing? We’re excited to announce our completely new Azure courses that meet 100% of exam objectives and include Hands-On Labs, Interactive Diagrams, flash cards, study groups, practice exams, downloadable course videos, and more! New Azure Courses.

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Getting Azure tagging fundamentals right

DXC

Tagging is a convenient way to organize resources and manage workloads in Microsoft Azure. What is Azure tagging? Cloud AzureWhile it can be a helpful tool, tagging has its limits and special quirks that must be addressed.

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Azure CLI: Is It Something for Me?

Linux Academy

What Is Azure CLI? If you’re reading this, you are likely familiar with Azure and have some passing familiarity with the portal. However, maybe you’ve heard about Azure command-line interface (CLI) and aren’t quite sure what it is for or when you might want to use it. First and foremost, what is Azure CLI? It’s a cross-platform tool developed to help you interact with and manage Azure services. The portal itself can handle most Azure-related tasks.

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Azure

Spiceworks

I would like to move my on-prem server to the cloud. I have one host and two virtual servers. One is use as a domain controller, second one use as a file and print server. I would like your expert advise whether or not this is a good idea

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Logz.io Unveils Azure Open Source ELK Monitoring Solution

DevOps.com

Unveils Azure Open Source ELK Monitoring Solution appeared first on DevOps.com. Microsoft Azure open sourceNeedless to say, DevOps as a practice is largely fueled by open source.

New in ParkMyCloud: Azure Rightsizing!

ParkMyCloud

ParkMyCloud now supports all three major cloud providers for resource RightSizing with the latest release of automated Azure Rightsizing! . How to Use ParkMyCloud’s Azure RightSizing to Automatically Optimize Costs. The post New in ParkMyCloud: Azure Rightsizing!

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How to use Azure AD Single sign on with Cypress

Xebia

The challenge At my current assignment we recently introduced Azure active directory based single sign on(SSO). The post How to use Azure AD Single sign on with Cypress appeared first on Xebia Blog. Azure Development Javascript ReactJSSince we are building a React app we were able to leverage the react-adal library and implementing SSO on the front-end side was a matter of hours instead of days. This however did pose a challenge for our end-to-end […].

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Global Company Achieves Azure Cloud Management with ParkMyCloud

ParkMyCloud

Network & Communications Specialist at a global company, about how his team uses ParkMyCloud for Azure cloud management. For us, that’s Microsoft Azure. So what made you realize there was an Azure cloud management need in your organization? Azure does offer a piece of it.

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8 Azure Security Best Practices

Palo Alto Networks

As a natural extension of Microsoft’s on-premises offerings, Azure cloud is enabling hybrid environments. In fact, 95% of the Fortune 500 is using Azure. Oftentimes, organizations jump into Azure with the false belief that the same security controls that apply to AWS or GCP also apply to Azure. Outlined below are some common challenges, along with security best practices, to help you mitigate risks and keep your Azure environment secure.

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Business Continuity in the Azure Cloud: Understanding the Options

DevOps.com

There are numerous ways to assure business continuity for applications running within the Azure cloud via various high availability and disaster recovery provisions. The post Business Continuity in the Azure Cloud: Understanding the Options appeared first on DevOps.com.

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Cloudera Altus on Microsoft Azure

Cloudera Engineering

With the announcement of Microsoft Azure support, Altus will be able to support data engineering workloads in Microsoft Azure, with the same Altus interfaces for API and CLI, Read more. The post Cloudera Altus on Microsoft Azure appeared first on Cloudera Engineering Blog.

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Azure Training Courses | New January Releases

Linux Academy

When Microsoft announced all-new Azure certification exams last September, we added four new Training Architects focused on preparing our students. Now we’re excited to announce our completely revamped Azure courses with included hands-on labs, interactive diagrams, flash cards, study groups, practice exams, downloadable course videos, and even more features! Linux Academy is the only way to get exam-like training for multiple Microsoft Azure certifications.

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Gorilla Logic Strengthens its Partnership with Microsoft – Achieving Azure Solutions Architect Certifications

Gorilla Logic

As a Gold Partner for Microsoft, Gorilla Logic continues to build upon its expertise of Microsoft Azure , with several Gorillas becoming Certified Microsoft Azure Solutions Architects. Develop for the cloud and Azure Storage.

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Azure Low Priority VMs for Cost Savings

ParkMyCloud

Among the many ways to purchase and consume Azure resources are Azure low priority VMs. How Azure Low Priority VMs Work. Low priority VMs are available through Azure Batch and VM scale sets. Through Azure Batch, you can run jobs and tasks across compute pools called “batch pools”. To deploy low priority VMs on scale sets, you can use the Azure portal, Azure CLI, Azure PowerShell, or Azure Resource Manager templates.

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Why Azure Databricks Usage is On the Rise

ParkMyCloud

Have you been hearing a lot about Azure Databricks lately? Helpfully, they do offer online calculators for both Azure and AWS to help estimate cost including underlying infrastructure. The Azure Databricks pricing example can be seen here.

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Why You Should Use Azure Cognitive Services

Cabot Solutions

Incorporating Artificial Intelligence in apps is a powerful trend that is becoming increasingly prominent Here is why you should use Azure Cognitive Services

Automated ML: A journey from CRISPR.ML to Azure ML

O'Reilly Media - Ideas

to Azure ML Danielle Dean explains how cloud, data, and AI came together to help build Automated ML. Continue reading Automated ML: A journey from CRISPR.ML

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How to Use Aviatrix SD Cloud Routing to Build Azure Networks

Aviatrix

But, as enterprises migrate more and more mission critical applications to the cloud, there are many connectivity and security requirements that are not natively available in Azure. The diagram below shows at a high level how Azure customers deploy Aviatrix today.

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Cloud-Powered Mobile App Development with Xamarin and Azure

Cabot Solutions

Cross-platform mobile apps have become the need of the hour In this article we shed more light on cloud powered mobile app development with Xamarin and Azure

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Megaport Becomes Expert Azure Networking Managed Services Provider

Megaport

Launching ExpressRoute in 2014, Microsoft has evolved the service far beyond an alternative network access point to Azure over the public internet. Developing and expanding their networking capabilities, the company has produced a number of new services over the years with some more recent feature enhancements including but not limited to: Virtual WAN, ExpressRoute Direct, Azure Firewall.

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Bitnami Offers Popular Application with Managed Database Configuration in Azure Marketplace

DevOps.com

Multi-tier Packages of WordPress and Drupal with Azure Database Services Remove Complexity of Deploying Enterprise Configurations SAN FRANCISCO, CA – January 15, 2018 —Bitnami, the leading provider of application packaging, is excited to announce the availability of WordPress and Drupal pre-configured with support for Azure Database for MariaDB in the Azure Marketplace. Press Releases azure Bitnami database configuration kubernetes Microsoft Azure

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What Azure Functions are and How You Can Use Them to Run Small Applications Effortlessly

Cabot Solutions

Interested in Azure Functions In this article we expound on what Azure Functions are and how you can use them to run small applications effortlessly

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Cloudera Altus is Now Available on Azure

Cloudera

Cloudera Altus Data Engineering is now widely available on Microsoft Azure in addition to AWS, providing customers an unprecedented choice in how and where they deploy and run their ETL pipelines. We encourage you to check out Cloudera Altus, now available on Azure.

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Cloudera announces support for Azure’s next-generation Data Lake Store

Cloudera

Today we are proud to announce our support for ADLS Gen2 as it enters general availability on Microsoft Azure. Now ADLS Gen2 takes it to another level, offering the same file-system semantics but as a first-class citizen in the Azure Storage stack, with lower prices, and dramatically wider availability across Azure regions. Microsoft’s Hadoop driver for ADLS Gen2 (known as ABFS, or Azure Blob FileSystem) was refined and adopted into Apache Hadoop 3.2

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Introducing Hyperscale (Citus) on Azure Database for PostgreSQL

The Citus Data

Now in Preview: Introducing Hyperscale (Citus) on Azure Database for PostgreSQL. With Hyperscale (Citus) on Azure Database for PostgreSQL , we help many of those worries fade away. Getting started with Hyperscale (Citus) on Azure Database for PostgreSQL.

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Dell EMC is Taking Azure Stack to the Tactical Edge

Armughan Ahmad - Dell EMC

The promise of Microsoft Azure Stack is to make Azure services available on-premises as organizations are increasingly deploying hybrid cloud approaches.

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Azure vNet

Spiceworks

Just want to know if there is a rule to allow traffic between on prem and the Azure vNet? If not, can one be set up

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Megaport Becomes Expert Azure Networking Managed Services Provider

Megaport

Launching ExpressRoute in 2014, Microsoft has evolved the service far beyond an alternative network access point to Azure over the public internet.

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