Microsoft Azure Technical Workshop

Date: 20 October 2015
Time: 09:30 – 16:00
Venue: HEAnet Boardroom, 5 George’s Dock, IFSC, Dublin 1

HEAnet is hosting a Microsoft Azure Technical Workshop

  • This is a hands-on technical workshop so you must bring your own device
  • Due to the hands-on nature of this workshop, places are limited
  • Lunch and the tea/coffee breaks will be catered

Topics to be covered:

Infrastructure as a Service

including creating virtual machines, configuring the network, managing virtual machine storage, pricing a solution and bring your own license


Learn how to enable, secure and load balance network endpoints. Learn about hybrid connectivity options with Microsoft Azure Virtual Networks as well as distributing traffic globally with Microsoft Azure Traffic Manager

Active Directory

This session introduces Microsoft Azure Active Directory and then progress into some key features of the service such as configuring access to SaaS applications, supporting multi-factor authentication and then compare and contrast premium features of the service.  The module will also cover running Windows Server AD workloads in Azure Virtual Machines

Management and Monitoring

In this session attendees will learn how to configure monitoring, alerts and autoscale for Azure Virtual Machines. The attendee will then be introduced to automation techniques using the Azure PowerShell cmdlets.