Introduction to Linux on Azure

Solution Architect
Business Owner
Linux Virtual Machines

Discover the unique benefits of running Linux on Azure, and how to run Linux-based applications and workloads in the cloud with Azure.

Learning objectives

By the end of this module, you'll be able to:

  • Differentiate between Linux on Azure infrastructure as a service (IaaS) and platform as a service (PaaS) computing, and the value of each
  • Describe Azure tools and services that bring additional value to Linux workloads
  • Explain the components of Linux virtual infrastructure in Azure, and the role of Microsoft in supporting different Linux distributions
  • Describe the value of Linux-based service platforms on Azure
  • Envision building new Linux-based workloads and migrating existing workloads to Azure
  • Evaluate whether Linux on Azure is the right choice for your solutions