Microsoft Azure Fundamentals: Monitoring & Cost Management

Azure    |    Beginner
  • 11 videos | 54m 39s
  • Includes Assessment
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Monitoring Azure service usage can enhance security as well as improved performance of deployed services. You'll begin by reviewing individual resource log activity followed by monitoring Azure service health. Next, you'll explore Log Analytics Workspaces and alert notification. You will then how to configure Azure Dashboards for quick access to cloud service status and recognize Azure service previews and general availability. Next, you will learn how to review and filter Azure cloud computing charges related to an Azure subscription. Next, you'll learn how to use the pricing calculator to estimate cloud charges based on selected services. You will then learn how to use the TCO calculator to determine the trust cost of cloud computing over time followed by configuring alert thresholds related to cost. Lastly, you'll explore a variety of cost saving measures including reserved instances. 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
    Recognize how azure monitoring works
    Monitor azure resource through logs
    Identify the role of a log analytic workspace
    Alert administrators when thresholds are violated
    Use the portal to create a custom dashboard
  • View and analyze azure charges
    Estimate azure resource usage costs using the pricing calculator
    Alert administrators when cost thresholds are exceeded
    Recognize cost efficiency strategies related to azure usage
    Summarize the key concepts covered in this course

IN THIS COURSE

  • 2m 41s
    In this video, you’ll learn more about the instructor and the course. In this course, you’ll review the individual resource log activity followed by monitoring Azure Service Health. Next, you’ll learn log analytics workspaces and alert notifications. Then, you’ll learn to configure Azure dashboards for quick access to cloud service status. You’ll also learn how to review and filter Azure cloud computing charges related to an Azure subscription. FREE ACCESS
  • 5m 30s
    In this video, you'll learn more about the importance of monitoring your Azure resource deployments and tracking Azure Service Health. You'll learn this includes factors like ensuring availability and optimal performance of cloud services through Service Level Agreements, or SLAs. You'll learn how to enable auditing and threat detection capabilities to identify anomalies. FREE ACCESS
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    3.  Viewing Azure Resource Logs
    7m 10s
    In this video, you'll learn about how to monitor Azure resource though logs. You'll learn that continuous monitoring of services like those in the Azure cloud can provide insights as to how to improve performance, availability, and security. You'll also learn about Log Analytics Workspace and how this is a centralized logging repository used to gather log data from on-premises hosts. FREE ACCESS
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    4.  Using Log Analytics Workspaces
    5m 28s
    In this video, you'll learn more about centralized monitoring. You'll learn the central location is called a Log Analytic workspace. You'll follow along with a demo to create a Log Analytics workspace. You'll learn you can have more than one Log Analytics Workspace and limit access to them. FREE ACCESS
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    5.  Configuring Alert Notifications
    7m
    In this video, you'll learn more about monitoring and how to alert administrators when thresholds are violated. You'll learn that continuous monitoring of services like those in the Azure cloud can provide insights as to how to improve performance, availability, and security. Now, you'll follow along with a demo on Azure resource logs. FREE ACCESS
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    6.  Creating an Azure Dashboard
    5m 32s
    In this video, you'll learn more about dashboards. You'll learn dashboards give technicians a visualization of what's important to them. This allows technicians to determine whether things are running correctly or if there's a problem. In this demo, you'll go to virtual machines view and open up the properties of a VM. You'll look at the Overview and click Monitoring. You'll look at what's being monitored and then learn to pin these to your dashboard. FREE ACCESS
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    7.  Analyzing Azure Costs
    6m 45s
    In this video, you'll learn more about Enterprises using Microsoft Azure. These are not free, and it's important to be efficient about how you use Azure resources. You'll learn you need to monitor them over time and analyze your costs while achieving the required services in the cloud you need to support business objectives. You'll learn that your subscription is the billing boundary and your subscription is tied to your Azure AD tenant. FREE ACCESS
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    8.  Estimating Costs Using the Azure Pricing Calculator
    4m 8s
    In this video, you'll learn about how to estimate Azure resource usage costs using the pricing calculator. You'll follow along with the demo and navigate to azure.microsoft.com/en-us, and then /pricing/calculator/. You'll learn this will help you estimate your monthly charges. FREE ACCESS
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    9.  Configuring Billing Alerts
    4m 53s
    In this video, you'll learn more about analyzing Azure costs and how to alert administrators when cost thresholds are exceeded. You'll learn you can filter costs by service, by region, and more. In this demo, you'll view your subscriptions. FREE ACCESS
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    10.  Applying Azure Cost Management Best Practices
    4m 47s
    In this video, you’ll learn more about cost management best practices. First, you’ll look at the Advisor. Following along with the demo, you’ll search for the advisor and click on Azure Advisor. You’ll find the cost recommendations listed here if there are any. If there aren’t any listed, you’ll know that means you’re doing well with costs. You can also see a cost breakdown here. FREE ACCESS
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    11.  Course Summary
    45s
    In this video, you’ll review what you’ve learned in the course. In this course, you’ve learned how to monitor deployed Azure resources. You explored Azure Monitoring and Service Health, looking at Azure resource logs and Log Analytics workspaces, and Alert notifications. You also learned how to configure Azure dashboards. You examined Azure costs, configured Billing alerts and discussed Azure Cost Management best practices. FREE ACCESS

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