Azure Serverless Services: Messaging & Monitoring Essentials

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Developers need to be aware of Azure messaging and monitoring services to enhance the Serverless deployment experience that saves time and lowers overhead cost. Use this course to investigate Azure messaging and notification essentials to manage events in Serverless applications and Azure monitoring services to control the environments with simplified configurations in the Azure cloud platform. Explore the capabilities of Azure Event Grid, differences between messages and events, and prominent messaging services provided by Azure. This course will also help you examine the advantages offered by Azure Notification Hubs and how they differ from Amazon SNS, the characteristics of Azure Monitor, and how to work with Application Insights and Log Analytics. After finishing this course, you'll have the knowledge to manage serverless applications with Azure messaging and monitoring services.


  • Discover the key concepts covered in this course
    Outline the concept and capabilities of azure event grid that help build applications with event-based architectures
    Compare the differences between messages and events and list the prominent messaging services provided by azure to manage them
    Compare the features of prominent messaging services provided by azure to be able to evaluate and select the right service for specific scenarios
    Subscribe to events generated by azure blob storage and trigger events using azure portal
    Create and manage system topics using azure portal
    Define the concept and advantages of azure notification hubs along with the working mechanism and challenges of push notifications
    Create notification hubs in notification hubs namespaces
    Set up push notifications in azure notification hubs
    Configure azure notification hubs to broadcast push notifications to all devices that are running applications
  • Compare the key differences between amazon sns and azure notification hubs
    List and describe the key features of prominent azure serverless monitoring solutions
    Describe the features and use cases of azure monitor that maximize application availability and performances
    Recall the high-level overview, data collection mechanisms, and types of data collected by azure monitor
    Recognize data generated by azure resources and examine how to use the features of azure monitor to analyze the generated data
    Use azure monitor to collect and analyze monitoring data from azure virtual machines (vms) to maintain optimum health
    Describe the working mechanism of application insights and critical metrics evaluated to monitor live applications
    Configure azure monitor and application insights to monitor serverless applications
    Use azure portal to create log analytics workspaces and configure diagnostic settings to send activity logs to azure monitor
    Summarize the key concepts covered in this course


  • 2m 11s
    Learn to manage serverless application events, control Azure cloud platform environments, handle messaging and notification, interpret application insights, and apply log analytics. Evaluate the advantages of Azure Monitor, Event Grid, Notification Hubs, and Amazon SNS. FREE ACCESS
  • 7m 31s
    Get your Azure applications to respond in real-time with Event Grid architecture. Connect data sources and event handlers to produce a fully managed event routing service. FREE ACCESS
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    3.  Messages and Events
    8m 23s
    See how to use Azure to simplify your integration and management of message and event-driven systems. Leverage the Service Bus and Event Grid to increase flexibility, resilience, and scalability for your microservices and cloud solutions. FREE ACCESS
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    4.  Azure Messaging Services
    6m 35s
    Determine which Azure messaging service works best for your needs. Through an e-commerce scenario, compare features, purpose, and uses for the Event Grid, Event Hub, and Service Bus. FREE ACCESS
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    5.  Subscribing to Events
    5m 33s
    Setup your apps to subscribe to Azure Blob storage and respond to Azure portal event triggers from services, such as Logic Apps, Azure Function, Web Hook, Storage Queues, Event Hubs, Hybrid Connections, Service Bus Queue, and Service Bus Topic. See how to view JSON-formatted details of events. FREE ACCESS
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    6.  Creating & Managing Message System Topics
    5m 20s
    Tie into the Azure Event Grid System Topics dashboard to create and manage system topics. See how to specify system topic details, as well as create and delete event subscriptions. FREE ACCESS
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    7.  Azure Notification Hubs and Push Notifications
    7m 30s
    What are Azure notification hubs and push notifications? How do they work and why should we use them? Learn about app-to-user communication, PNS, routing, and how to instantly broadcast to millions of devices across platforms with a single API call. FREE ACCESS
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    8.  Creating Azure Notification Hubs
    3m 41s
    Send notifications to any platform, such as iOS, Android, Windows, Kindle, Baidu, from any backend, when you learn how to create an Azure notification hub in an existing notification hub namespace. FREE ACCESS
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    9.  Setting Up Push Notifications
    3m 1s
    Discover how to access the Azure Notification Hub page and Firebase Cloud Messaging (FCM) to set up push notifications in Azure Notification Hubs. FREE ACCESS
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    10.  Configuring Azure Notification Hubs for Broadcasting
    6m 6s
    Watch how to setup Azure Notification Hubs with the Firebase Cloud Messaging SDK, to send push notifications to an Android application, as well as broadcast push notifications to all devices that are registered to the hub. FREE ACCESS
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    11.  AWS SNS vs Azure Notification Hubs
    7m 31s
    Evaluate the benefits of Amazon Short Notification Service (SNS) and Azure Notification Hubs for database management, storage options, API management, media services, automation, encryption, and more. FREE ACCESS
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    12.  Azure Serverless Monitoring
    8m 19s
    Get the most out of your systems when you realize the potential of Azure Serverless Monitoring solutions, such as Logic Apps for automation, Service Bus for handling message queues, functions for operations analysis, and Event Hubs to handle data. FREE ACCESS
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    13.  Azure Monitor
    6m 17s
    Review common use case scenarios that show you how to maximize application availability and performance through powerful reports and analytics from Azure Monitor. FREE ACCESS
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    14.  Azure Monitor Data Types
    7m 10s
    Learn how use Azure Monitor data aggregation, ingestion, and alerts to counter the transient nature of cloud environment containers and get persistent data that will allow your systems to react to events in real time. FREE ACCESS
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    15.  Analyze and Alert with Azure Monitor
    7m 23s
    Make sense of Azure data and Azure Monitor analysis features, such as Tenant, Resource Manager, and Service Health, to set up alerts, to get notified about issues early and to take automated actions to resolve them quickly. FREE ACCESS
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    16.  Monitoring Virtual Machines (VMs) with Azure Monitor
    4m 2s
    Learn how to set up Azure Monitor to collect and analyze monitoring data from Azure Virtual Machines (VMs), to maximize the availability and performance of your applications and services. FREE ACCESS
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    17.  Application Insights
    6m 6s
    See how Application Insights help you monitor and measure the performance of live applications with telemetry data and an instrumentation key, to track vital metrics, such as dependency rates, response times, and failure rates, to determine if external services are slowing your applications down. FREE ACCESS
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    18.  Configuring Azure Monitor and Application Insights
    3m 34s
    See how to setup Azure Monitor and Application Insights to handle your serverless applications, diagnose issues, and discover how your audiences use your apps. FREE ACCESS
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    19.  Implementing Log Analytics Using Azure Portal
    3m 41s
    See how to create a new Log Analytics workspace and configure diagnostic health check settings and a retention period for all metrics in the Azure portal, to send Activity logs to Azure Monitor. FREE ACCESS
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    20.  Course Summary
    2m 12s
    Review serverless application events, Azure cloud platform environments, messaging, notification, application insights, and log analytics. Evaluate the advantages of Azure Monitor, Event Grid, Notification Hubs, and Amazon SNS. FREE ACCESS


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