Azure Trainings

In this course we will introduce you to Windows Azure. The course is divided into three parts, each representing a new level of Windows Azure expertise.

  • General Information on the Course

    Here, you can find the general information on the Windows Azure training course, including the required software and the prerequisites.

  • Developer Level 1. Azure Basics

    In this course we will investigate most important features of Windows Azure and develop our first project. We will also try to migrate on-premise well working application to cloud and see for problems and solutions.

    • 01. Starting with Windows Azure

      Windows Azure concepts and features overview. We will publish the first Windows Azure project via Visual Studio and Eclipse IDEs.

    • 02. SQL Azure

      xPenses is a well working on-premise application. Lets try to migrate it to cloud.

    • 03. Windows Azure Storage Services

      Windows Azure provides different ways of storing application data. In the previous lecture we've discovered SQL Azure. Lets take a look at non-relational Windows Azure data management services.

    • 04. Windows Azure Drive

      Windows Azure Drive is a way of using legacy I/O operation in cloud application. Lets investigate it.

    • 05. Windows Azure Service Bus

      Windows Azure Service Bus is a technology for brokered messages application communication. It also supports publish/subscriber pattern and relay features for WCF services. Will discover them all.

    • 06. Windows Azure Caching

      Windows Azure provides several technologies related to caching. All of them are easy to use. We will discover how to setup CDN for Storage Services and two ways of configuring cache cluster via worker role.

  • Developer Level 2. Advanced Features

    In this course we will continue to investigate Windows Azure platform and take a look at advanced features.

  • Developer Level 3. Best Practices

    This course contains Windows Azure high-level related stuff.

    • 01. SQL Reporting

      SQL Reporting in Windows Azure is a SaaS solution for SQL Reporting capability of ordinary SQL Server for SQL Azure. At first look they provide the same capabilities and SQL Reporting is much cheaper for your Windows Azure application. Let?s check if it is so.

    • 02. Windows azure Recovery Services

      Discover Windows Azure Recovery Services capabilities. Investigate the process of configuration such services on Windows Server machines.