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Microsoft to Showcase Cloud Service to @UofSC

Azure Days

 The Division of Information Technology will host Microsoft Azure Days on Tuesday, March 13 and Wednesday, March 14 for university IT managers and the research community. Participants will learn how they can leverage Microsoft’s Cloud Service, Azure, the services that are offered, and how to get started with the basics.

Topics on March 13 will be of primary interest to IT managers, while March 14 will focus on the research community and include hands-on labs. All sessions will be held in the auditorium of 1244 Blossom Street. 

The event is free, but registration is required by March 9, 2018. Participants are free to come to some, or all, sessions.

For questions, please contact Helen Epting at (803) 777-7730 or hepting@mailbox.sc.edu.

Session

Time

Topics

Time (mins)

Day 1

 

 

 

Activate Your Azure: Azure Basics – Getting Started

9:00-11:00

Introduction

15

Subscriptions types

5

Azure hierarchy for the Enterprise

10

Admin portal tour – understand account setup and management

10

Cost estimation, billing and chargeback

20

Role based access control (RBAC)

10

Identity & Access management

10

Operational portal tour – understand Azure services

20

Policies – manage your access and spend in Azure

10

Azure for Technologists and IT pros

11:15-12:30

Identity Management

15

Enterprise Scaffold – Security, Logging, Monitoring, Billing, RBAC

15

Building Hybrid Network – Reference Architectures

30

ARM template deployment

15

12:30-1:30

Lunch

60

1:30-2:15

Azure IaaS – Compute, Storage, Backups and DR

45

2:15-3:00

Azure PaaS – App Services, DB Services, Data Analytics

45

3:00-3:15

Break

15

3:15-4:00

DevOps/Change management

45

Day 2

Azure for Research (Hands on Labs)

9:00-10:00

Introduction to Azure & Portal Tour

60

10:00-10:15

Break/Enable Azure Pass

15

10:15-10:45

Storage and Cross Platform Tools

30

10:45-11:30

Azure Machine Learning

45

11:30-12:30

Containers in Azure (running Docker, Kubernetes)

60

12:30-1:15

Lunch

45

1:15-2:00

Handling Big-Data Workloads with Azure Data Lake

45

2:00-3:00

Big Data Analytics with Apache Spark for Azure HDInsight

60

3:00-3:15

Break

15

3:15-4:15

Creating and Using an HPC SLURM Cluster in Azure

60

4:15-4:45

Summary & Wrap-up

30