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Azure VM Monitoring and Availability

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Monitoring VM performance helps ensure an environment runs optimally, while availability helps avoid downtime. In this course, you will explore the basics of VM monitoring and diagnostics as well as availability sets used for redundancy.

Target Audience
Professionals who are preparing to take the 70-532: Developing Microsoft Azure Solutions certification exam, and who are experienced in designing, programming, implementing, automating, and monitoring Microsoft Azure cloud platform solutions. Exam candidates should also be adept at using development tools, techniques, and design methodologies associated with the design of scalable and resilient cloud-based solutions


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Azure VM Monitoring and Availability

  • start the course
  • describe VM monitoring and diagnostic techniques
  • configure VM monitoring and diagnostics
  • configure diagnostics
  • configure virtual machine endpoints
  • configure alerts
  • describe and view VM operational metrics and logs
  • configure metrics
  • describe Azure availability sets
  • configure availability sets
  • add a new VM to an existing availability set
  • use PowerShell to create an availability set
  • configure multiple virtual machines in an availability set for redundancy
  • configure application tiers into separate availability sets
  • describe the load balancer feature
  • configure the load balancer with availability sets
  • use multiple storage accounts for each availability set
  • monitor and diagnose Azure cloud services and Azure virtual machines
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