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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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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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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HashiCorp Updates Terraform Tool for Azure Cloud

DevOps.com

HashiCorp today announced it has updated the instance of Terraform it created to automate the configuration of virtual machines on the Microsoft Azure cloud to give IT teams more granular control. The post HashiCorp Updates Terraform Tool for Azure Cloud appeared first on DevOps.com.

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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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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 AKS Overview: Azure’s Managed Kubernetes Service

ParkMyCloud

In today’s entry in our exploration of container services , we’ll look at Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS). Critical tasks like health monitoring of ongoing operations and maintenance by provisioning, upgrading, and scaling resources on demand are handled by Azure. Azure AKS Overview.

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Why are Azure exam names so confusing?

A Cloud Guru

If you’re considering an Azure certification and are scanning over the list of Azure exams, you might have some trouble decoding the exam names, which look more like rejected names for Star Wars droids than test titles. Certification azure

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How Microsoft Azure Deallocate VM vs. Stop VM States Differ

ParkMyCloud

Do you know the difference between Azure “deallocate VM” and “stop VM” states? Azure’s Stopped State. When you are logged in to the operating system of an Azure VM, you can issue a command to shut down the server. Azure’s Deallocated State.

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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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Teradici Brings Virtual Desktops to Azure Stack

DevOps.com

Teradici announced today it has made its Cloud Access Software (CAS) available on Microsoft Azure Stack, the version of the cloud operating system that Microsoft makes available for on-premises servers. The post Teradici Brings Virtual Desktops to Azure Stack appeared first on DevOps.com.

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Nerdio Unfurls Management Tools for WVD on Azure

DevOps.com

Nerdio has launched a management tool that makes it easier to provision large numbers of virtual desktops on the Microsoft Azure public cloud. The post Nerdio Unfurls Management Tools for WVD on Azure appeared first on DevOps.com.

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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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7 Ways to Get Azure Credits

ParkMyCloud

Azure credits are a perk offered by Microsoft that help you save money on your cloud bill. We found 7 different ways that you can earn credits and start saving on your Azure bill. . Azure for Students. Azure Free Account. Azure for Education.

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Azure expands online exams, delays cert retirements and expirations

A Cloud Guru

Certification News azureDue to coronavirus-related testing center closures and our current WFH-heavy world, Microsoft has announced efforts to make its certification process more remote friendly.

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Unlock Real-Time, GPU-Driven Insights With Azure Stack Hub

Dell EMC

As you may have seen, Microsoft announced the public preview of the GPU capabilities with Azure Stack Hub. Well, GPU support in Azure Stack Hub unlocks a variety of new solution opportunities.

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Azure IoT Developer in beta: A new cert has appeared!

A Cloud Guru

We’re barely into 2020, and the year has already been a wild ride for Azure. There’s drama around the Pentagon’s $10-billion JEDI contract, a metric boatload of upcoming Azure exam changes , and Microsoft is hatching a brand-new baby Azure certification. Certification azure

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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 Azure exams: Nothing's cert-tain in life but Azure change

A Cloud Guru

While it’s summer in Australia, it feels like spring at Microsoft, with big changes announced and underway for many Azure certifications. You could say it’s pretty much … Azure thing.). Certification azureSpring is a time for transformation. Caterpillars turn into butterflies.

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Introducing Confluent Cloud on Microsoft Azure

Confluent

Today, we are proud to make Confluent Cloud available to companies leveraging the Microsoft Azure ecosystem of services, in addition to the previous rollouts on Google Cloud Platform (GCP) and […]. Confluent Customer Microsoft Azure Confluent Cloud

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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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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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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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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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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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Setting Up Your Java Pipeline With Azure DevOps and Docker

Dzone - DevOps

Learn how to use Azure for automated Java deployments. java devops docker azure maven git azure devops azure portal java pipelineIntroduction. Understanding how to organize a pipeline from development to operation has, in my experience, proven to be quite the endeavor.

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Understanding Azure Databricks and resource groups

DXC

Azure Databricks, an Apache Spark-based analytics platform optimized for the Microsoft Azure cloud, is a highly effective open-source tool, but it automatically creates resource groups and workspaces and protects them with a system-level lock, all of which can be confusing and frustrating unless you understand how and why. Cloud Azure

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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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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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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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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

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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 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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Dell EMC is Taking Azure Stack to the Tactical Edge

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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