Learn Azure Virtual Machines

Learn VMs and get started on your Azure journey with this FREE introductory course

This is a beginners course to Azure Virtual Machines that covers the following core fundamental topics:

  • Azure Overview
  • Access to PowerShell Admin Guide
  • Deploy Workloads on ARM VMs
  • Perform Configuration Management
  • Design and Implement VM Storage
  • Monitor ARM VMs
  • Manage ARM VM Availability
  • Scale ARM VMs

This course is designed to give you a basic introduction to all the different VM types and specializations in Azure, as well as how to complete a basic deployment. It is meant to be a short course to help you get a feel for Azure and deploying some of the most common IaaS services from the portal.

Consider the AZ-100 certification course if you want to continue on to Azure certification.


Course Curriculum


  Azure Fundamentals
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  VMs Module 2.4: Monitor ARM VMs
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  VMs Module 2.5: Manage ARM VM Availability
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  VMs Module 2.6: Scale ARM VMs
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Your Instructor


Nick Colyer
Nick Colyer

Nick Colyer has over 25 years of experience in the IT Industry and currently works as a Chief Cloud Architect for AHEAD, LLC in Chicago, IL.

Day-to-day Nick spends his time educating and enabling customers to adopt cloud platforms in a way that is not only meaningful to their business, but also empowers them for years to come in the IT industry.

Nick is a passionate teacher of technology and is certified as a Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT). Thousands of students have already trusted Nick with their IT training, and his courses routinely receive the highest reviews globally.

Nick often speaks at conferences including AHEAD Azure Innovation Days, VMWorld (2013/2016), the Looking Ahead Tech Summit (2014-2017), as well as tailored briefings for large enterprise companies across the United States.

You can regularly find Nick at community events and on Twitter (@vnickc).


Frequently Asked Questions


When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.

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