AZ-104: Monitor and back up Azure resources

Virtual Machines
Application Insights
Site Recovery

Learn how to monitor resources by using Azure Monitor and implement backup and recover in Azure. This learning path helps prepare you for Exam AZ-104: Microsoft Azure Administrator.

Modules in this learning path

Use monitoring services on Azure to bring operational excellence to your applications and infrastructure.

Evaluate monitoring options for an Azure virtual machine (VM). Enable diagnostics to get data about your VM. View VM metrics and create an alert to monitor performance.

Use Azure Monitor logs to extract valuable information about your infrastructure from log data.

Respond to incidents and activities in your infrastructure through alerting capabilities in Azure Monitor.

Application Insights is an Azure service that you can use to monitor the behavior and performance of a web application. If you run a web app in Azure, you can take advantage of several benefits provided by Application Insights simply by enabling it, without changing any of your code. When you complete this module, you'll know how to enable Application Insights and client-side monitoring and view metrics in the portal.

Use Azure Backup to help protect the data for on-premises servers, virtual machines, virtualized workloads, SQL Server, Azure Files, and more.

Provide disaster recovery for your Azure infrastructure by managing and orchestrating replication, failover, and failback of Azure virtual machines with Azure Site Recovery.

Learn how to handle infrastructure and service failure, recover from the loss of data, and recover from a disaster by incorporating reliability into your architecture.