Windows Azure IT Camp Online

 


Learn how to use Windows Azure to extend an on-premises network and embrace the power and scale of the cloud. Put your feet up and get hands-on with Windows Azure Storage, Virtual Machines and Virtual Networking for key IT Pro scenarios.

Introduction to Windows Azure

Dan Stolts, Sr. Technical Evangelist, Microsoft

We'll kick the day off with an overview of the Windows Azure cloud offering and discuss its benefits over traditional on-premise solutions.

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Windows Azure Virtual Machines

Brian Lewis, Sr. Technical Evangelist, Microsoft

Next up, we'll examine Microsoft's Virtual Machine offering in Windows Azure. We'll look at the supported operating systems and what it takes to provision those servers.

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Windows Azure Virtual Networks & Storage

Dan Stolts & Brian Lewis, Sr. Technical Evangelist, Microsoft

To create useful server environments, you need networks and storage. In this session, we'll cover the procedures required to create and manage both networks and storage in Windows Azure.

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Lab: Set up your own network and servers in Azure

Dan Stolts & Brian Lewis, Sr. Technical Evangelist, Microsoft

During this hands-on lab we demonstrated how to create your own server environments - including how to import a server image into the Windows Azure environment. Feel free to download the step-by-step lab manual with detailed instructions on how to do it yourself.

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