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.