Microsoft Azure Fundamentals: Describe Azure architecture and services

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New to the cloud? Microsoft Azure fundamentals is a three-part series that teaches you basic cloud concepts, provides a streamlined overview of many Azure services, and guides you with hands-on exercises to deploy your very first services for free. Complete all of the learning paths in the series if you are preparing for Exam AZ-900: Microsoft Azure Fundamentals. This is the second learning path in the series, Azure Fundamentals: Describe Azure architecture and services. The other learning paths in the series are Part 1: Describe cloud concepts and Part 3: Describe Azure management and governance.


  • Basic familiarity with IT terms and concepts

Modules in this learning path

This module explains the basic infrastructure components of Microsoft Azure. You'll learn about the physical infrastructure, how resources are managed, and have a chance to create an Azure resource.

This module focuses on some of the computer services and networking services available within Azure.

This module introduces you to storage in Azure, including things such as different types of storage and how a distributed infrastructure can make your data more resilient.

This module covers some of the authorization and authentication methods available with Azure.