Introduction to Azure Resource Manager Templates
Lecture
Scott Hoag
Beginner
1 h 0 m
2019-10-24
Lecture Overview
Azure Resource Manager templates bring idempotence to Azure, allowing to deploy and manage your infrastructure as code without the worry or error handling and semantic ordering that comes with imperative resource creation through tools like the Azure CLI or Azure PowerShell. In this course, you will learn about the basics of Azure Resource Manager templates and how they are constructed. After a brief introduction to JSON (JavaScript Object Notation), the language Resource Manager templates are authored in, you will learn about template schema and how parameters, variables, resources, and outputs form your templates. For each of these features, you will learn not only how they are modeled into templates, but also best practices for template authoring and other tips and tricks. After completing this course, you will be well-versed in the basics of Azure Resource Manager templates and ready to move on to authoring more advanced templates and orchestrating more complex deployments.

Related Learning Path(s):
Automating Azure with Resource Manager Templates
Objectives
  • Azure Resource Manager templates bring idempotence to Azure, allowing to deploy and manage your infrastructure as code without the worry or error handling and semantic ordering that comes with imperative resource creation through tools like the Azure CLI or Azure PowerShell. In this course, you will learn about the basics of Azure Resource Manager templates and how they are constructed. After a brief introduction to JSON (JavaScript Object Notation), the language Resource Manager templates are authored in, you will learn about template schema and how parameters, variables, resources, and outputs form your templates. For each of these features, you will learn not only how they are modeled into templates, but also best practices for template authoring and other tips and tricks. After completing this course, you will be well-versed in the basics of Azure Resource Manager templates and ready to move on to authoring more advanced templates and orchestrating more complex deployments.
Pre-Requisites
  • Understanding of core Azure concepts including resource groups and resource creation.
  • Familiar with the fundamentals of Azure and Azure Resource Manager.
Lecture Modules
Azure Resource Manager templates bring idempotence to Azure, allowing to deploy and manage your infrastructure as code without the worry or error handling and semantic ordering that comes with imperative resource creation through tools like the Azure CLI or Azure PowerShell. In this course, you will learn about the basics of Azure Resource Manager templates and how they are constructed. After a brief introduction to JSON (JavaScript Object Notation), the language Resource Manager templates are authored in, you will learn about template schema and how parameters, variables, resources, and outputs form your templates. For each of these features, you will learn not only how they are modeled into templates, but also best practices for template authoring and other tips and tricks. After completing this course, you will be well-versed in the basics of Azure Resource Manager templates and ready to move on to authoring more advanced templates and orchestrating more complex deployments.
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