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Build your Azure skills with interactive courses curated by real-world experts

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Introduction to Azure

BeginnerSkill Level
3 hours
1.7K
Learn about the power of Microsoft Azure and cloud computing software to help you improve your data engineering skills.

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Azure Fundamentals

8 hours
702
Learn the fundamentals of Azure: computing, storage, and networking. Prepare to become Azure Fundamentals certified and showcase your skills!

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Introduction to Azure

BeginnerSkill Level
3 hours
1.7K
Learn about the power of Microsoft Azure and cloud computing software to help you improve your data engineering skills.

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Azure Architecture and Services

BeginnerSkill Level
2 hours
963
This course dives deeper into the Azures backbone by going into topics like containers, virtual machines and much more.

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Azure Management and Governance

BeginnerSkill Level
2 hours
796
Master Azure Management and Governance with our comprehensive course, ideal for data professionals seeking cloud expertise.

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Azure Fundamentals

8 hours
702
Learn the fundamentals of Azure: computing, storage, and networking. Prepare to become Azure Fundamentals certified and showcase your skills!

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Frequently asked questions

Which Azure course is the best for beginners?

The Introduction to Azure course is the best start point to build an understanding of the Azure ecosystem, its capabilities and management tools.

What is Microsoft Azure?

Microsoft Azure is a comprehensive cloud computing platform provided by Microsoft that facilitates the building, testing, deploying, and management of applications and services through its globally distributed data centers. It offers a wide variety of cloud services, including computing, storage, analytics, and networking, enabling businesses to innovate and scale according to their needs.

What’s the value of learning Azure?

Learning Azure equips you with the skills to leverage cloud solutions for developing, deploying, and managing applications on a global scale. It opens up opportunities in cloud architecture, development, data science, and more, ensuring you are prepared for the demands of modern IT environments.

What skills do I need to start learning Azure?

To start learning Azure, foundational knowledge of cloud computing concepts, and understanding of core database principles are beneficial. Programming skills can also enhance the learning experience as you explore Azure's various services, although this isn’t essential for the Azure Fundamentals track.

Does Azure require coding skills?

While Azure offers services that benefit from coding knowledge, it also provides a wide range of tools and interfaces that allow users with minimal coding experience to deploy and manage services. Our Introduction to Azure course and Azure Fundamentals Track do not require coding skills.

Is DataCamp going to release more Azure content in 2024?

Yes, we will be releasing more Azure courses, tutorials and resources in 2024. In some of these courses, you’ll be able to put your coding skills to the test!

What jobs involve using Azure?

Jobs that involve using Azure span from Cloud Solutions Architects and DevOps Engineers to Data Scientists and AI Engineers. These roles leverage Azure's cloud services to build, deploy, and manage applications, orchestrate deployments, analyze data, and implement AI and machine learning solutions across various industries.

Who are DataCamp’s Azure courses suitable for?

DataCamp's Azure courses are designed for businesses and employees seeking to upskill in cloud computing and unlock the potential of Azure. We also offer introductory courses on cloud computing for those unfamiliar with fundamental cloud concepts, making our course catalog suitable for anyone looking to understand and leverage Azure, regardless of prior knowledge level.

How does Azure support data analysis and machine learning?

Azure supports data analysis and machine learning through a suite of services like Azure Machine Learning, and Microsoft Fabric which includes Azure Synapse Analytics, enabling users to build, train, and deploy machine learning models at scale, analyze big data, and integrate AI into applications.

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