Microsoft Azure Fundamentals: Azure Storage

Azure    |    Beginner
  • 15 videos | 1h 34m 47s
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Microsoft Azure cloud storage is highly scalable and underlies many Azure services. You'll begin by learning about managed disks used by Azure virtual machines. Next, you'll explore how Azure storage accounts can store different types of items including blobs. You will then learn how to manage storage account blobs using GUI and command line tools. Next, you will learn how to configure an Azure File shared folder and use the GUI storage explorer tool to connect to and manage a storage account. This course is one of a collection of courses that prepares learners for the AZ-900 Microsoft Azure Fundamentals certification.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • Discover the key concepts covered in this course
    Identify how virtual machines use managed disks
    Implement azure disk storage
    Recognize the purpose of azure blob storage
    Create a storage account used to store blobs
    Manage blob storage using the gui
    Manage blob storage using the cli
    Manage blob storage using powershell
  • Recognize when to use azure files
    Implement an azure file cloud share
    Map a windows drive letter to an azure file share
    Mount a linux folder to an azure file share
    Synchronize an on-premises windows file server with an azure file share
    Connect to a storage account using storage explorer
    Summarize the key concepts covered in this course

IN THIS COURSE

  • 2m 15s
    In this video, you’ll learn more about the instructor and the course. In this course, you’ll explore managed disks used by Azure virtual machines. You’ll learn how Azure Storage Accounts can store different types of items, including blobs. You’ll also learn how to manage storage account blobs using GUI and command line tools. You’ll also discover how to configure an Azure file shared folder and how to use the GUI Storage Explorer tool. FREE ACCESS
  • 6m 17s
    In this video, you'll identify how virtual machines use managed disks. You'll learn that managed disks are their own type of Azure resource and because these disks are an independent resource, you can swap them between different virtual machines. FREE ACCESS
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    3.  Configuring Azure Managed Disks
    6m 59s
    In this video, you'll watch a demo. In this demonstration, you'll use the Azure portal to create and manage a managed disk. You'll learn that a managed disk is a separate Azure resource used by virtual machines. This doesn't have to be tied to a specific virtual machine, it can be associated or disassociated as needed. Every virtual machine needs at least one managed disk for its operating system. FREE ACCESS
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    4.  Azure Blob Storage
    6m 28s
    In this video, you'll learn how to recognize the purpose of Azure Blob Storage. Learn how the Azure storage account can be deployed manually by the customer or automatically by some other service. You'll learn about how an Azure storage account is an object in Azure that supports a number of storage types, such as binary large objects or blobs. It also supports file service and table service, where you can have basic table storage and key value storage. FREE ACCESS
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    5.  Creating a Storage Account
    7m 32s
    In this demonstration, learn how to create and manage a storage account in the Azure portal. You'll learn how they are used to store Blobs, and how these accounts are the core storage mechanism available in Microsoft Azure. FREE ACCESS
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    6.  Managing Azure Blob Storage Using the GUI
    8m 55s
    In this video, learn how to manage Blob storage using the GUI. These accounts are a general storage repository in the Azure Cloud. You'll start by accessing a storage account. Then, scroll to the Blob service heading. You'll then scroll to shared folders. You'll go back to the Blob service heading and click Containers. You'll add a container in order to store information. FREE ACCESS
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    7.  Managing Azure Blob Storage Using the CLI
    8m 58s
    In this demonstration, you'll learn ways to create and manage your Azure storage accounts using associated command line tools. You'll use the manage blob storage using the CLI, aswell as how to use the help screen. Other topics inlude zone redundant storage, or ZRS and locally redundant storage, LRS. You'll also learn how to construct a statement and create a storage account. FREE ACCESS
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    8.  Managing Azure Blob Storage Using PowerShell
    6m 16s
    In this video, you'll watch a demo. In this demonstration, you'll learn to use PowerShell to create manage storage accounts. You'll run connect-azaccount to authenticate to Azure. Then, you'll create a new storage account. Next, you'll learn more about parameter names and the kind of data they need. You'll learn that the skew name determines whether you've got replication across regions or only. You'll also learn to create variables. FREE ACCESS
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    9.  Azure Files Usage
    5m 38s
    In this video, you’ll watch a demo. In this demonstration, you’ll learn about Azure Files. They allow you to configure a shared folder in the Azure Cloud within storage accounts. You’ll learn that when configuring in Azure File Share, you need to come up with a name and specify a quota. You’ll discover all the options available. You’ll also learn how to connect to an Azure File Share. FREE ACCESS
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    10.  Configuring Azure File Storage
    6m 27s
    In this demonstration, you'll learn how to implement an Azure File cloud share. An Azure file share is created within a storage account. You'll discover that this means it is an SMB or server message block style shared folder. FREE ACCESS
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    11.  Mapping to Azure File Shares From Windows
    6m 20s
    In this video, you'll watch a demo. In this demonstration, you'll learn how to connect your Azure files share. You'll discover you can connect to that shared folder in the cloud, Windows machine, or from a Linux machine. It doesn't matter if it's on-premises or in the cloud. You'll follow along as you open up an existing Storage account and then search for File shares. Next, you'll learn how to make a connection. FREE ACCESS
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    12.  Mapping to Azure File Shares From Linux
    7m 4s
    In this video, you’ll watch a demo. In this demonstration, you’ll learn how to connect your Azure files shared folder from a Linux host. First, you’ll examine the current configuration for the shared folder. You’ll navigate to Storage accounts and open one where you’ve defined a shared folder. You’ll search for File service and then click File shares. The file is already configured and you’re ready to connect. FREE ACCESS
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    13.  Configuring Azure File Sync
    8m 1s
    In this demonstration, you'll learn how to synchronize an on-premises Windows file server with an Azure file share. The video shows that the Azure File Sync configuration option allows you to take the contents of a shared folder in the Azure cloud and essentially cache it to an on-premises server. FREE ACCESS
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    14.  Managing Storage Using Azure Storage Explorer
    6m 43s
    In this video, you'll watch a demo. In this demonstration, you'll learn how to manage Azure storage accounts using the Azure Storage Explorer. You'll learn this is a free tool from Microsoft that you can download and use to make a connection to your storage account. First, you'll select the appropriate operating system and download the installer. Then, you'll configure the Azure Storage Explorer. FREE ACCESS
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    15.  Course Summary
    53s
    In this video, you’ll review what you’ve learned in the course. In this course, you’ve learned how to plan, deploy, and manage Azure storage solutions such as storage accounts and Azure file shares. You learned about Azure Managed Disks, Configuring Azure Managed Disks, Azure Blob Storage, and created a storage account. You also learned to manage Azure Blob Storage. You discovered how to work with Azure files as well as the Azure File Sync Service. FREE ACCESS

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