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Cloud Developer using Microsoft Azure

Nanodegree Program

This program teaches how to deploy, build, migrate, and monitor applications on Azure, thereby preparing learners for success on Microsoft’s AZ-204 Azure Developer Associate Expert certification

This program teaches how to deploy, build, migrate, and monitor applications on Azure, thereby preparing learners for success on Microsoft’s AZ-204 Azure Developer Associate Expert certification

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4 months

Real-world Projects

Completion Certificate

Last Updated August 22, 2023

Skills you'll learn:
Cloud migration • Cloud security in Azure • Microservices architecture basics • Azure monitor

No experience required

Courses In This Program

Course 1 40 minutes

Welcome: Cloud Developer using Microsoft Azure

Welcome to Udacity! We're excited to share more about your nanodegree and start this journey with you! In this course, you will learn more about the pre-requisites, structure of the program, and getting started!

Course 2 4 weeks

Azure Applications

In this course, you will learn the basics of deploying an application to Azure. Understand the benefits and costs of cloud deployments, different types of service models, and how to navigate the Microsoft Azure platform. Distinguish two types of compute services in Azure, virtual machines and app services, when to use each, and how to deploy applications onto the related service. Connect two useful types of cloud storage to a cloud application: Azure SQL databases and blob containers. Differentiate between the different security options available in Azure, and how to implement Microsoft’s OAuth 2.0 capabilities with Azure Active Directory, along with useful monitoring and logging tools in the cloud.

Course 3 4 weeks

Azure Microservices

Course 4 4 weeks

Azure Migration

Taught By The Best

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Ann K. Hoang

Engineer & Research Scientist

Ann is a Senior Software Engineer & AI Research Scientist at Raytheon BBN Technologies, where she currently works on maritime predictive modelings for the Dept. of Defense. She also has experience building applications at startups and deploying AWS cloud infrastructure for the Dept. of Veterans Affairs.

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Nathan Anderson

DevOps Engineer, Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company

Nathan has worked on implementing DevOps solutions for the past 8 years across the financial, educational, logistics, and manufacturing industries.

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Golois Mouelet

Premier Field Engineer, Microsoft

Golois is an experienced engineer specialized in building resilient and scalable cloud native applications as well as migrating software and systems to Azure. He has worked with enterprises on both cloud migration projects and application performance, and is Azure Certified both as a Developer and Solution Architect.

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Chris Vasquez

Full-Stack Product Engineer, Udacity

After beginning in restaurant and retail management, Chris transitioned his career to tech, leveraging Udacity and other training platforms to master several different programming languages on his journey to becoming a full-stack software engineer.

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