Plan your Linux environment in Azure


Learn about standards and practices for planning, deploying, managing, and optimizing Linux VMs in Azure.

Learning objectives

  • Plan the network environment and sizing of Microsoft Azure virtual machines (VMs) running Linux.
  • Apply established best practices for deploying and configuring Linux on Azure VMs.
  • Optimize your Linux environment on Azure VMs for performance and functionality.


  • Familiarity with Linux server configuration and administration.
  • Access to a Microsoft Azure subscription with at least Contributor permissions.
  • Experience with Azure portal navigation.