Azure Serverless Services: Messaging & Monitoring Essentials

Azure 2021    |    Beginner
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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


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    Course Overview
    2m 11s
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    Elements and Capabilities of Azure Event Grid
    7m 31s
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    Messages and Events
    8m 23s
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    Azure Messaging Services
    6m 35s
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    Subscribing to Events
    5m 33s
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    Creating & Managing Message System Topics
    5m 20s
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    Azure Notification Hubs and Push Notifications
    7m 30s
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    Creating Azure Notification Hubs
    3m 41s
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    Setting Up Push Notifications
    3m 1s
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    Configuring Azure Notification Hubs for Broadcasting
    6m 6s
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    AWS SNS vs Azure Notification Hubs
    7m 31s
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    Azure Serverless Monitoring
    8m 19s
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    Azure Monitor
    6m 17s
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    Azure Monitor Data Types
    7m 10s
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    Analyze and Alert with Azure Monitor
    7m 23s
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    Monitoring Virtual Machines (VMs) with Azure Monitor
    4m 2s
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    Application Insights
    6m 6s