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Learn Live: Azure Hybrid Cloud Study Hall

Join us for the new Azure Hybrid study hall series. This fourteen-party weekly series will answer your questions live, walk through how to configure, deploy, manage your hybrid cloud resources using services and hybrid cloud technologies, and walk-through Microsoft Learn modules focused on Azure Arc and Azure Stack HCI. You will learn how you can manage your on-premises, edge and multicloud resources, and how you can deploy Azure services anywhere with Azure Arc and Azure Stack. The series will kick off on April 14th and will have two new episodes every Thursday!

Join us for this live learning experience where you will be guided by subject matter experts through the Learn modules below in real time along with developers around the globe. Earn badges, prepare for certifications and Learn Live with a great community! See you there

Learn Live: Azure Hybrid Cloud Study Hall Sessions

Introduction to Azure Arc: April 14, 2022 10:00AM – 11:30AM (Pacific)

In this module, you’ll be able to describe Azure Arc enabled servers. You’ll also be able to describe Azure Arc enabled Kubernetes. In this episode, you will:

  • Describe Azure Arc enabled servers.
  • Describe Azure Arc enabled Kubernetes.

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πŸŽ“Complete Learn Module!

Introduction to Azure Stack: April 14, 2022 10:30AM – 12:00PM (Central Europe)

This module introduces you to the Azure Stack portfolio and describes basic architecture, core capabilities, and primary use cases of its products. You’ll also learn about differences and similarities between Azure Stack HCI, Azure Stack Hub, Azure Stack Edge, and Azure. In this episode, you will:

  • Describe the Azure Stack portfolio
  • Describe basic architecture, core capabilities, and primary use cases of Azure Stack Hub
  • Describe basic architecture, core capabilities, and primary use cases of Azure Stack HCI
  • Describe basic architecture, core capabilities, and primary use cases of Azure Stack Edge

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πŸŽ“Complete Learn Module!

Introduction to Azure Arc enabled servers: April 21, 2022 10:00AM – 11:30AM (Pacific)

This module introduces you to Azure Arc enabled servers and describes its characteristics, capabilities, and use cases. In this episode, you will:

  • What are the characteristics of Azure Arc enabled servers?
  • What are the core capabilities of Azure Arc enabled servers?
  • How can you simplify management and maintenance of Azure Arc enabled servers?

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πŸŽ“Complete Learn Module!

Introduction to Azure Stack HCI core technologies: April 21, 2022 10:30AM – 12:00PM (Central Europe)

This module introduces Azure Stack HCI technologies. You’ll learn about the core Azure Stack HCI technologies, including Hyper-V, software-defined storage, and software-defined networking. In this episode, you will:

  • Describe Hyper-V and its components
  • Describe Azure Stack HCI and its components
  • Describe software-defined storage
  • Describe software-defined networking

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πŸŽ“Complete Learn Module!

Plan and deploy Azure Arc-enabled servers at scale: April 28, 2022 10:00AM – 11:30AM (Pacific)

Azure Arc promises to bridge the gap between on-premises and cloud environments. Azure Arc-enabled servers extends the consistent security, observability, and governance of the Azure platform to non-Azure machines. In this module, you’ll learn about planning and securely deploying Azure Arc-enabled servers at scale. In this episode, you will:

  • Understand Azure Arc’s built-in and supplemental security functions
  • Evaluate different deployment and testing channels for Azure Arc-enabled servers
  • Apply best practices for Azure Arc-enabled servers architecture and management

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πŸŽ“Complete Learn Module!

Plan and deploy Azure Stack HCI: April 28, 2022 10:30AM – 12:00PM (Central Europe)

This module introduces you to planning for and deploying Azure Stack HCI. Content includes identifying suitable workloads, determining the optimal configuration to host these workloads, stepping through the deployment process, validating post-deployment operational status, and evaluating Azure integration options. In this episode, you will:

  • Plan for Azure Stack HCI.
  • Deploy Azure Stack HCI.
  • Validate deployment of Azure Stack HCI.
  • Integrate Azure Stack HCI with Azure.

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πŸŽ“Complete Learn Module!

Introduction to Azure Arc enabled Kubernetes: May 5, 2022 10:00AM – 11:30AM (Pacific)

In this module, you learned how Azure Arc enabled Kubernetes clusters can help customers like Contoso to optimize and simplify their operations. In this episode, you will:

  • Describe Kubernetes, Azure Arc, and Azure Arc-enabled Kubernetes.
  • Connect Kubernetes clusters to Azure Arc.
  • Manage Azure Arc enabled Kubernetes clusters by using GitOps.
  • Integrate Azure Arc enabled Kubernetes cluster with Azure services like Azure Monitor and Azure Policy.

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πŸŽ“Complete Learn Module!

Integrate Azure Arc and Azure Stack HCI: May 5, 2022 10:30AM – 12:00PM (Central Europe)

In this module, you will learn the fundamentals of Azure Arc and how is it used to bring new capabilities to the management and monitoring of your Azure Stack HCI clusters at scale. In this episode, you will:

  • Describe Azure Arc, its components, and use cases
  • Describe the principles of integration of Azure Arc and Azure Stack HCI
  • Describe the benefits of Azure Arc enabled Azure Stack HCI clusters

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πŸŽ“Complete Learn Module!

Introduction to Azure Arc-enabled data services: June 2, 2022 10:00AM – 11:30AM (Pacific)

In this module, you’ll learn the fundamentals of hybrid computing and Azure Arc. You will also learn the basics of Azure Arc-enabled data services including the overall architecture. Then you will learn the capabilities of Azure Arc-enabled SQL Managed Instance and PostgreSQL Hyperscale. In this episode, you will:

  • Describe why hybrid computing is an important technology strategy for many users and businesses.
  • Describe what is Azure Arc-enabled data services and why it can be an important part of any hybrid compute and data strategy.
  • Describe the managed capabilities and benefits of using Azure Arc-enabled SQL Managed Instance for SQL Server workloads.
  • Describe the managed capabilities and benefits of using Azure Arc-enabled PostgreSQL Hyperscale for applications wanting to use the PostgreSQL engine.

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πŸŽ“Complete Learn Module!

Manage Azure Stack HCI clusters: June 2, 2022 10:30AM – 12:00PM (Central Europe)

This module covers the most common Microsoft Azure Stack HCI management and maintenance tasks that will help you improve the resiliency, stability, and performance of your existing IT infrastructure. In this episode, you will:

  • Describe the most common Azure Stack HCI cluster management tasks.
  • Update cluster operating system and software.
  • Monitor an Azure Stack HCI cluster.
  • Configure an Azure Stack HCI cluster quorum.
  • Implement an Azure Stack HCI stretched cluster.
  • Maintain cluster nodes.

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πŸŽ“Complete Learn Module!

Implement Azure App Service on Kubernetes with Arc: June 9, 2022 10:00AM – 11:30AM (Pacific)

Azure App Service on Kubernetes with Azure Arc enables implementation of Azure application-platform services on customer-managed, Arc-onboarded Kubernetes clusters. In this episode, you will:

  • Prepare for implementing Azure App Service on Kubernetes with Azure Arc.
  • Implement an Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) cluster that supports Azure App Service on Kubernetes with Azure Arc.
  • Install the Application services extension into an AKS cluster.
  • Deploy Azure App Services web apps to an AKS cluster.

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πŸŽ“Complete Learn Module!

Integrate Azure services with Azure Stack HCI: June 9, 2022 10:30AM – 12:00PM (Central Europe)

This module describes the benefits, considerations, and implementation process of integrating Microsoft Azure services with Azure Stack HCI and its workloads. In this episode, you will:

  • Monitor Azure Stack HCI by using Azure Monitor.
  • Protect Azure Stack HCI VMs by using Azure Site Recovery.
  • Protect Azure Stack HCI VMs by using Azure Backup.
  • Implement Azure Network Adapter in Azure Stack HCI scenarios.

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πŸŽ“Complete Learn Module!

Manage Azure Stack HCI virtual machine workloads: June 16, 2022 10:00AM – 11:30AM (Pacific)

This module describes how to manage and maintain Microsoft Azure Stack HCI virtual machine (VM) workloads. In this episode, you will:

  • Manage Azure Stack HCI VMs.
  • Configure affinity of Azure Stack HCI VMs.
  • Configure load balancing of Azure Stack HCI VMs.
  • Configure GPU support for Azure Stack HCI VMs.
  • Implement Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) in Azure Stack HCI.
  • Implement Trusted Enterprise Virtualization in Azure Stack HCI.

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πŸŽ“Complete Learn Module!

Manage Azure Kubernetes Service on Azure Stack HCI: June 16, 2022 10:30AM – 12:00PM (Central Europe)

This module describes how to implement and manage Microsoft Azure Kubernetes Service on Azure Stack HCI. In this episode, you will:

  • Describe Kubernetes and Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS).
  • Describe Azure Kubernetes Service on Azure Stack HCI.
  • Deploy AKS and Kubernetes clusters.
  • Connect Azure Kubernetes Service on Azure Stack HCI to Microsoft Azure Arc for Kubernetes.
  • Manage pod placement on multi-pool Kubernetes clusters.
  • Manage pod storage on Kubernetes clusters.

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πŸŽ“Complete Learn Module!

Learn Live: Azure Hybrid Cloud Study Hall Speakers

We have a great lineup of speakers and experts for the Azure Hybrid Cloud Study Hall from the community such as Microsoft MVPs as well as from Microsoft engineering.

Want to join the Learn Live: Azure Hybrid Cloud Study Hall on Learn TV? You can lern more here on Microsoft Learn!