Introduction to Azure Arc-enabled data services

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In this module, you'll learn the fundamentals of hybrid computing and Azure Arc. You will also learn the basics of Azure Arc-enabled data services including the overall architecture. Then you will learn the capabilities of Azure Arc-enabled SQL Managed Instance and PostgreSQL Hyperscale.

Learning objectives

By the end of this module, you'll be able to:

  • Describe why hybrid computing is an important technology strategy for many users and businesses.
  • Describe what is Azure Arc-enabled data services and why it can be an important part of any hybrid compute and data strategy.
  • Describe the managed capabilities and benefits of using Azure Arc-enabled SQL Managed Instance for SQL Server workloads.
  • Describe the managed capabilities and benefits of using Azure Arc-enabled PostgreSQL Hyperscale for applications wanting to use the PostgreSQL engine.

Prerequisites

  • Basic knowledge of Azure
  • Working knowledge of deployment options for Azure SQL
  • Basic understanding of how containers work
  • Basic knowledge of the Kubernetes platform
  • Working knowledge of SQL Server