Join us for the new Azure Hybrid study hall series. This fourteen-party weekly series will answer your questions live, walk through how to configure, deploy, manage your hybrid cloud resources using services and hybrid cloud technologies, and walk-through Microsoft Learn modules focused on Azure Arc and Azure Stack HCI. You will learn how you can manage your on-premises, edge and multicloud resources, and how you can deploy Azure services anywhere with Azure Arc and Azure Stack. The series will kick off on April 14th and will have two new episodes every Thursday!
Learn Live Azure Hybrid Cloud Study Hall
Join us for this live learning experience where you will be guided by subject matter experts through the Learn modules below in real time along with developers around the globe. Earn badges, prepare for certifications and Learn Live with a great community! See you there :)
Introduction to Azure Arc: April 14, 2022 10:00AM - 11:30AM (Pacific)
In this module, you'll be able to describe Azure Arc enabled servers. You'll also be able to describe Azure Arc enabled Kubernetes. In this episode, you will:
Introduction to Azure Stack: April 14, 2022 10:30AM - 12:00PM (Central Europe)
This module introduces you to the Azure Stack portfolio and describes basic architecture, core capabilities, and primary use cases of its products. You'll also learn about differences and similarities between Azure Stack HCI, Azure Stack Hub, Azure Stack Edge, and Azure. In this episode, you will:
Describe the Azure Stack portfolio
Describe basic architecture, core capabilities, and primary use cases of Azure Stack Hub
Describe basic architecture, core capabilities, and primary use cases of Azure Stack HCI
Describe basic architecture, core capabilities, and primary use cases of Azure Stack Edge
Introduction to Azure Stack HCI core technologies: April 21, 2022 10:30AM - 12:00PM (Central Europe)
This module introduces Azure Stack HCI technologies. You'll learn about the core Azure Stack HCI technologies, including Hyper-V, software-defined storage, and software-defined networking. In this episode, you will:
Plan and deploy Azure Arc-enabled servers at scale: April 28, 2022 10:00AM - 11:30AM (Pacific)
Azure Arc promises to bridge the gap between on-premises and cloud environments. Azure Arc-enabled servers extends the consistent security, observability, and governance of the Azure platform to non-Azure machines. In this module, you'll learn about planning and securely deploying Azure Arc-enabled servers at scale. In this episode, you will:
Understand Azure Arc's built-in and supplemental security functions
Evaluate different deployment and testing channels for Azure Arc-enabled servers
Apply best practices for Azure Arc-enabled servers architecture and management
Plan and deploy Azure Stack HCI: April 28, 2022 10:30AM - 12:00PM (Central Europe)
This module introduces you to planning for and deploying Azure Stack HCI. Content includes identifying suitable workloads, determining the optimal configuration to host these workloads, stepping through the deployment process, validating post-deployment operational status, and evaluating Azure integration options. In this episode, you will:
Integrate Azure Arc and Azure Stack HCI: May 5, 2022 10:30AM - 12:00PM (Central Europe)
In this module, you will learn the fundamentals of Azure Arc and how is it used to bring new capabilities to the management and monitoring of your Azure Stack HCI clusters at scale. In this episode, you will:
Describe Azure Arc, its components, and use cases
Describe the principles of integration of Azure Arc and Azure Stack HCI
Describe the benefits of Azure Arc enabled Azure Stack HCI clusters
Introduction to Azure Arc-enabled data services: June 2, 2022 10:00AM - 11:30AM (Pacific)
In this module, you'll learn the fundamentals of hybrid computing and Azure Arc. You will also learn the basics of Azure Arc-enabled data services including the overall architecture. Then you will learn the capabilities of Azure Arc-enabled SQL Managed Instance and PostgreSQL Hyperscale. In this episode, you will:
Describe why hybrid computing is an important technology strategy for many users and businesses.
Describe what is Azure Arc-enabled data services and why it can be an important part of any hybrid compute and data strategy.
Describe the managed capabilities and benefits of using Azure Arc-enabled SQL Managed Instance for SQL Server workloads.
Describe the managed capabilities and benefits of using Azure Arc-enabled PostgreSQL Hyperscale for applications wanting to use the PostgreSQL engine.
This module covers the most common Microsoft Azure Stack HCI management and maintenance tasks that will help you improve the resiliency, stability, and performance of your existing IT infrastructure. In this episode, you will:
Describe the most common Azure Stack HCI cluster management tasks.