New Microsoft Learn Modules for Azure and Windows Server IT Pros

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I am sure you already heard of Microsoft Learn. If you haven't, Microsoft Learn is a free online learning platform around different technology. Whether you're just starting or an experienced professional, the hands-on approach helps you arrive at your goals faster, with more confidence and at your own pace. In the last couple of days, we published a couple of new Microsoft Learn modules around Azure, Hybrid Cloud, and Windows Server for IT Pros. These modules help you to learn how you can leverage Microsoft Azure in a hybrid cloud environment to manage Windows Server.

 

New Microsoft Learn Modules for Azure and Windows Server IT ProsNew Microsoft Learn Modules for Azure and Windows Server IT Pros

 

Manage hybrid workloads with Azure Arc 

You will learn to describe Azure Arc, implement Azure Arc with on-premises server instances, deploy Azure policies with Azure Arc, and use role-based access control (RBAC) to restrict access to Log Analytics data.

After completing this module, you will be able to:

  • Describe Azure Arc.
  • Explain how to onboard on-premises Windows Server instances in Azure Arc.
  • Connect hybrid machines to Azure from the Azure portal.
  • Use Azure Arc to manage devices.
  • Restrict access using RBAC.

Check out the learning module here.

 

Implement scale and high availability with Windows Server VM

You'll learn how to implement scaling for virtual machine scale sets and load-balanced VMs. You'll also learn how to implement Azure Site Recovery.

After completing this module, you will be able to:

  • Describe virtual machine scale sets.
  • Implement scaling.
  • Implement load-balancing virtual machines.
  • Implement Azure Site Recovery.

Check out the learning module here.

 

Monitor Windows Server IaaS Virtual Machines and hybrid instances

You'll be able to implement Azure Monitor for IaaS VMs in Azure, implement Azure Monitor in on-premises environments, and use dependency maps.

After completing this module, you will be able to:

  • Enable Azure Monitor for VMs.
  • Monitor an Azure VM with Azure Monitor.
  • Enable Azure Monitor in hybrid scenarios.
  • Collect data from a Windows computer in a hybrid environment.
  • Integrate Azure Monitor with Microsoft Operations Manager.

Check out the learning module here.

 

Manage Azure updates

You'll be able to enable Azure Update Management, deploy updates, review an update assessment, and manage updates for your Azure VMs.

After completing this module, you will be able to:

  • Describe Azure updates.
  • Enable Update Management.
  • Deploy updates.
  • Review an update assessment.
  • Manage updates for your Azure VMs.

Check out the learning module here.

 

Migrate on-premises Windows Server instances to Azure IaaS virtual machines

You'll be able to plan a migration and select appropriate server migration tools. You will also learn how to use Azure Migrate, how to assess physical servers, and how to migrate those servers.

After completing this module, you will be able to:

  • Plan your migration.
  • Describe Azure Migrate.
  • Migrate server workloads using Windows Server Migration Tools.
  • Assess physical servers with Azure Migrate.
  • Migrate on-premises servers to Azure.

Check out the learning module here.

 

Implement a hybrid file server infrastructure

You'll learn about Azure Backup before learning to implement Recovery Vaults and Azure Backup Policies. You’ll learn to implement Windows IaaS VM recovery, perform backup and restore of on-premises workloads, and manage Azure VM backups.

After completing this module, you will be able to:

  • Describe Azure Backup.
  • Implement Recovery Vaults.
  • Implement Azure Backup policies.
  • Recover Windows IaaS VMs.
  • Perform file and folder recovery.
  • Perform backup and recovery of on-premises workloads.
  • Explain how to manage Azure VM backups with Azure Backup.

Check out the learning module here.

 

 

I wish you happy learning and if you have any questions or ideas for new Microsoft Learn modules, let me know in the comments.

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