Welcome to Azure Back to School

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Event Mission

In the spirit of the #AzureFamily from #AzureAdventCalendar and #AzureSpringClean, I will be continuing the momentum with an end of summer event in September.

Content is a mix of blog articles and/or videos that are provided by the contributors in the list below. Hyperlinks to each topic’s content will be updated each day. Contributors are also asked to post their contribution on social media (Twitter and LinkedIn, at minimum) with the link to this page ( and the hashtag #AzureBacktoSchool. Videos can be found on the Captain Hyperscaler YouTube channel in the Azure Back to School playlist

See Azure Advent Calendar Azure Advent Calendar and Azure Spring Clean sites for some great content to help you with ideas and education.

2020 Event Submissions

Date Topic Contributor
1-Sep-2020 Welcome to Azure Back-to-School plus “Breaking Down the Network Chains” – Network Watcher Dwayne Natwick
2-Sep-2020 How to Build an Azure Kubernetes Cluster using Managed Azure Active Directory integration Richard Hooper
3-Sep-2020 Azure Certification Preparation – Video, Azure Certification Preparation – Post Gregor Suttie
4-Sep-2020 Beginning with Azure Functions in Visual Studio Jurgen Kevelaers
7-Sep-2020 Azure Hybrid including Hybrid Identity, Hybrid Device and Hybrid Exchange Shabaz Darr
8-Sep-2020 Introduction to Azure Monitor Vaibhav Gujral
9-Sep-2020 Azure Maps and Xamarin Luis Beltran
10-Sep-2020 Windows Virtual Desktop Neil McLoughlin
11-Sep-2020 Application Networking – Breaking Down the Azure Network Chains Dwayne Natwick
12-Sep-2020 Azure DevOps is not for IT Pro’s (says no one ever again) – Video, Blog post Peter De Tender
13-Sep-2020 Serverless Big Data pipelines LaBrina Loving
14-Sep-2020 Exploring Azure Resources with Azure Graph Explorer Vukasin Terzic
15-Sep-2020 On-premise serverless app via Kubernetes and KEDA Stas Lebedenko
16-Sep-2020 Azure AZ-900 study guide, NEW! AZ-104 study guide Nick Colyer
17-Sep-2020 Azure Backup on Azure resources. Video, Blog post Wim Matthyssen
18-Sep-2020 The future of ARM Templates with Project Bicep Karel De Winter
19-Sep-2020 Virtual Network Gateways (includes demo) – Breaking Down the Azure Network Chains Dwayne Natwick
20-Sep-2020 Azure Function keys and API management Joel Hebert
21-Sep-2020 Azure Sentinel Ed Baker
22-Sep-2020 Deploying Terraform from develop to production consecutively using Azure DevOps Thomas Thornton
23-Sep-2020 Azure Lighthouse Alan Kinane
24-Sep-2020 Migration Journey from on-premises to Azure Sarah Lean
25-Sep-2020 ARM templates overview Marco Obinu
26-Sep-2020 DevSecOps – Integrating Security Practices with Azure DevOps Mark Patton
27-Sep-2020 Scalable Web Apps Tiago Costa
28-Sep-2020 Enterprise shared file services with Azure NetApp Files Kirk Ryan
29-Sep-2020 Building and Hosting client-side apps by leveraging Blazor, Static Website in Azure Storage and Azure CDN - Video, Blog post Hugo Barona
30-Sep-2020 Azure Pipelines to deploy ARM templates Dave Rendon
1-Oct-2020 Azure Back-to-School Wrap-up video and Blog post Dwayne Natwick

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