This program is organized and supported by Microsoft Cloud Research Software Fellowship (CRSF) program to introduce various services on Microsoft (MS) Azure Cloud to NTU staff, students and alumni. The trainer will be sharing specific services on MS Azure Cloud for both research development and real-world applications.

Sessions

Date Topics Covered Time Venue Registration Links
20 November 19 Introduction to Azure Cloud & Azure Virtual Machines 9.30am to 11.30am LHN-TR+15, The Arc Register
28 November 2019 Azure Resource Manager & Azure Storage 9.30am to 11.30am LHN-LT, The Arc Register


Who Should Attend?
Individuals who are interested to learn the basic expertise associated with the above-described services on Microsoft (MS) Azure Cloud for personal exploration or/and to benefit their present project developments.

Requirements
Participants will need to bring their own laptops for the workshop. Power point sockets will be available at the venue.

Trainer
Alvin Chew is a Microsoft Cloud Research Software Fellow (CRSF). His present project focuses on building parallelized/distributed deep learning models on Azure Cloud for specific engineering applications.

Workshop Format

20 November 2019 – Introduction to Azure Cloud & Azure Virtual Machines

Time Itinerary
9.30am to 10.15am

(a) Introduction to Azure Cloud

  • Overview and benefits of Microsoft (MS) Azure Cloud Services
  • Getting started with Azure subscriptions
  • Specific types of cloud computing services (SaaS, PaaS, IaaS) on Azure
10.15am to 10.30am Break
10.30am to 11.15am (b) Azure Virtual Machines

  • Concepts of virtual machines
  • Deployment of virtual machines
    • Using Azure portal
    • Using Azure PowerShell module
    • Using cross-platform command-line interface
  • Ubuntu, Windows Server
  • Azure Machine Learning Service, Studio and Data Science Virtual Machines (DSVMS)
11.15am to 11.30am

Q&A

 

28 November 2019 – Azure Resource Manager & Azure Storage

Time Itinerary
9.30am to 10.15am

(a) Azure Resource Manager

  • Building Resource Manager template (parameters, variables, resources, output) in selected text editor
10.15am to 10.30am Break
10.30am to 11.15am (b) Azure Storage

  • Types of storages
    • Blob storage, file storage, table storage and queue storage
  • Deployment of storage
    • Using Azure portal
    • Using Azure PowerShell module
    • Using cross-platform command-line interface
11.15am to 11.30am

Q&A