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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
This module provides an overview of the latest changes and what is unique about Windows Azure. Join David Tesar and David Aiken as they walk you through the details.
In this session David & David review the subscriptions and roles, affinity groups and virtual networks. They also provide details on cloud services, images, and managing virtual machines.
Using PowerShell for automation and advanced management is powerful. Get started and learn how to simplify managing virtual machines, disk and image repository and configure virtual networks.
This module goes into why use Active Directory on Windows Azure. Find out more about Active Directory architecture options.
This session compares Active Directory to Windows Azure Active Directory and provides an overview on sync options. Additionally you will learn about the Federation Architecture.
Migrating from on premise to cloud can be a challenge. In this chapter learn how to migrate virtual machines and disks, and the best approach to migration.
This modules provides more information on Windows Azure Virtual Machines and understanding Linux Virtual Machines. It also provides addtional information on how to manage Virtual Machines with PowerShell.
This session goes into when and why you would use SharePoint in the cloud. Additionally it provides details on how to migrate SharePoint to the cloud.
In this module you learn about IaaS and PaaS and why they are better together. It goes through the benefits of PaaS, and provides a side by side demo of IaaS and PaaS.
Now that you have learned about connecting IaaS with PaaS, this session provides details on how to monitor these. See demos on monitoring Windows Azure with the management console in System Center Operations Manager.
This modules is full of demos on development and testing on Windows Azure. Get ready to see Windows Azure in action.
Now that you have seen Windows Azure in action, get ready to transform the datacenter. Learn more on shared, reliable, scalable and elastic resources, that are automated and self-service.
Please peruse this section for additional information that supports this Jump Start event. This is an opportunity for you to dive deeper into Windows Azure at your own pace.