Azure Resource Manager DevOps Jump Start

Developers and IT Pros, do you want to make management and deployment of Azure resources more efficient? If you want faster and more repeatable application deployments across all your Azure environments, add to your skill set and walk with the experts through Azure resource management.

This course promises lots of helpful demos, an exploration into the JSON language for creating resource templates, and a look at Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) integration. And it takes a deep dive into some DevOps best practices, like implementing infrastructure and configuration as code. Join the experts to experience the new declarative model at work, complete with templates to define, configure, connect, and deploy your infrastructure resources. Don't miss it!

Course Outline:

  • Fundamentals of Resource Groups
  • Tools to Create, Deploy, and Manage Resource Groups
  • Customizing Templates
  • ALM Integration: Continuous Deployment
Instructor Team
David Tesar | Microsoft Technical Evangelist | @dtzar
David Tesar started in 2002 at Microsoft with roles as a Support Escalation Engineer and Premier Field Engineer, and since 2007, has worked as an IT Pro Technical Evangelist for the Global Developer Experience and Evangelism (DX) team. David works to "share the good news" of software through creation of technical content, speaking at various Microsoft and industry-sponsored events, shooting hundreds of video interviews, leading the weekly Edge Show with monthly episodes on DevOps, and working on projects directly with customers and internal development teams. His focus is currently DevOps, which includes expertise in relevant products, such as Microsoft Azure, Visual Studio Online, Application Insights, Team Foundation Server, Release Management, and System Center.
Kevin Lam | Microsoft Principal Program Manager
Kevin Lam is a Principal Program Manager in the Azure Application Platform team, where he is responsible for the Azure Scheduler service, in addition to the Azure resource management platform. He has been working in various roles in Microsoft since 1997, from being a developer in Windows, an Enterprise Solution Architect engaging with enterprise customers around the world, and a developer and program manager in BizTalk and the .NET Framework, to his current position driving core platform services in Azure. Kevin graduated with a bachelor's degree in Computer Science from Syracuse University and a master's degree in Engineering in Computer Science from the University of Pennsylvania.
Live Event Details
October 9, 2014
9:00am–1:00pm PDT
What: Fast-paced live virtual session
Cost: Free
Audience: IT Pros and Developers who are looking for a challenge

Familiarity with Microsoft Azure