How can I learn Azure online training

Microsoft Azure: Get free Microsoft courses on Azure

01 Access Microsoft online courses

With the Microsoft Virtual Academy (MVA), the software manufacturer offers a comprehensive range of training courses. This consists of different series of courses on the relevant topics and products. The user can usually access the courses as videos with several modules. In addition to the course, participants also have the opportunity to use learning materials in the form of slide presentations.

Those who have already registered with the Microsoft Virtual Academy have the option of putting together curricula according to their own wishes. Markings help to bundle the individual courses. If you have a valid Microsoft account anyway, you can simply use it to register at the Microsoft Virtual Academy and get started right away.

  1. Cloud hosting with Azure App Service Web Apps
    This course gives an introduction to the possibilities and use of Microsoft Azure App Service Web Apps.
  2. Encryption of VMs in Azure with CloudLink
    With CloudLink SecureVM, a solution from the Azure Marketplace, this course shows how encryption can support the secure construction of a hybrid cloud. We demonstrate the encryption of the virtual hard disks (VHDs) of both VMs with Windows and Linux as the operating system.
  3. Data protection with Azure Backup
    This course demonstrates theoretically and practically how you can perform and restore encrypted offsite backups according to clearly defined plans that even comply with retention guidelines.
  4. Technical basics for Microsoft Azure IaaS
    Mark Russinovich explains all the details about Azure IaaS VMs in this part of the training. Learn how to optimize your Windows Server workloads on Azure, and learn about IaaS architecture and best practices for management.
  5. Optimized workload architecture and management capabilities in Azure
    In this part of the Azure IaaS training series for IT specialists, you will learn which workloads are used in the Cloud Platform as a Service and how Azure websites can be designed and created from existing traditional infrastructures.
  6. Microsoft Azure Pack: Database as a Service (DBaaS)
    Experts will show you the special features of the DBaaS offering in the Azure Pack, which offers a powerful shared SQL Server back end that users can use self-service or programmatically via extensive APIs
  7. Faster and scalable solutions thanks to open source technologies
    Get an overview of the open source technologies on Azure in this part of the Azure IaaS training series for IT professionals. Let the experts show you how to deploy and manage a Linux environment with the tools you know and currently use.
  8. Detailed explanations of Azure Resource Manager scenarios and patterns
    Get an overview of how to manage Azure services before ARM, learn what ARM is, look at specific scenarios for using ARM, and learn techniques to use ARM efficiently.
  9. Hybrid IT Management Part 1: Insights, Visibility, and Security Analytics
    Learn how to make the most of powerful, robust security and threat analytics capabilities to help protect your IT environment, as you modernize your datacenter, in this first in a multi-part series on hybrid IT management.
  10. Hybrid IT Management Part 2: Cloud-Enabled Protection
    Learn how Azure Backup helps you to protect important files, folders, and workload-specific data, such as SQL Server, in the cloud, replacing legacy tape infrastructure but still meeting your regulatory requirements. Explore Azure Site Recovery, and see how you can use Azure or your own datacenter as a disaster recovery site, whether you're running Hyper-V, VMware, or physical servers.
  11. Common Tasks for Linux on Azure
    If you have questions about using Linux on the Microsoft Azure platform, this detailed course has answers for you. Learn about creating a Linux virtual machine (VM) in Azure, accessing the Linux VM using remote desktop software, and running virtual hosts.
  12. Orchestrating Data and Services with Azure Data Factory
    In this practical, feature-focused course, watch demos as you learn how to create, manage, monitor, and extend a data factory. See what a pipeline is and what an activity is, find out how to create custom pipelines, and explore how to manage ADF pipelines over time. You even get a look at the new pipeline monitoring tool. Don't miss this chance to see how ADF can help you with end-to-end analytics solutions.
  13. Create a Dynamic Datacenter with Hybrid Software-Defined Networking
    In this session, get an overview of the set of capabilities Microsoft offers today and learn how we are bringing the hyper-scale Azure networking infrastructure, comprehensive security, rich edge gateways, first- and third-party services, and a high-performance data plan for simplifying and transforming your datacenter. Plus, hear an overview of how Microsoft will enable a new breed of cloud-born apps that just work across your datacenter and Azure.
  14. Data Storage and Processing in the Cloud Demystified
    Get a look at the Microsoft storage strategy, starting with on-premises storage and the company's investments in server storage. Explore hybrid cloud storage, and then dive into public cloud storage. Learn about Microsoft Azure data services, and take a deep look at Azure disks and Azure files.
  15. Design and Implement Cloud Data Platform Solutions
    Learn the features and capabilities of Microsoft cloud data platform solutions. Get a platform overview, and hear about security features, options for high availability, techniques for monitoring and managing cloud data, and more. Plus, get guidance on how to identify tradeoffs and make decisions for designing public and hybrid cloud solutions using Microsoft cloud data platform features.
  16. Extend your data center to the cloud
    Learn what Azure is, what you can do with it, and your role as an IT Pro. Explore the components of Azure, as you find out how you can integrate on-premises and cloud services, creating solutions for the future.
  17. Dev / test in the cloud
    Moving your development and testing environments to the cloud can help you achieve exactly that! Learn how to get it done, and find out the benefits of making the move. Plus, see demonstrations and presentations that show you how Microsoft Azure can support your development and testing needs.

02Select selected Azure MVA courses

We looked at the offer for Azure and selected a few courses for you. Most of these are offers in English.

How to build hybrid IT infrastructures for your company with Microsoft Azure (D)

Cloud hosting with Azure App Service Web Apps (D)

Encryption of VMs in Azure with CloudLink (D)

Data backup with Azure Backup (D)

Technical basics for Microsoft Azure IaaS (E)

Optimized workload architecture and management capabilities in Azure (E)

Microsoft Azure Pack: Database as a Service (DBaaS) (E)

Faster and scalable solutions thanks to open source technologies (E)

In-depth explanations of Azure Resource Manager (E) scenarios and patterns

Hybrid IT Management Part 1: Insights, Visibility, and Security Analytics (E)

Hybrid IT Management Part 2: Cloud-Enabled Protection (E)

Common Tasks for Linux on Azure (E)

Orchestrating Data and Services with Azure Data Factory (E)

Create a Dynamic Datacenter with Hybrid Software-Defined Networking (E)

Data Storage and Processing in the Cloud Demystified (E)

Design and Implement Cloud Data Platform Solutions (E)

Extend your data center to the cloud (E)

Dev / Test in the Cloud (E)

03MVA courses individually put together

This list is only a small excerpt from the quite extensive offer. For example, those who are only interested in Microsoft Office 365 can also choose a topic-related approach.