Latest Pluralsight Course is Now Live!

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Really pleased to announce that my latest Pluralsight course on Azure Hybrid Connections is now live!  This has consumed no insignificant amount of time and effort lately – which goes a long way to explaining the infrequency of my blogging lately.

This is only a short “first look” course, although it took me several weeks to complete it due to work commitments and a virus that stole my voice for awhile. There are two reasons for the short course:

  • Since this is still a “preview” feature in Azure, a short introductory course seemed prudent;
  • Turns out that in 1 hour 48 minutes I was able to cover pretty much everything you need to know about Hybrid Connections anyway!

The course includes six modules:

Module Title Clip Titles
What are  Hybrid Connections?
  • Introduction
  • What is a Hybrid Application?
  • Existing Hybrid Connectivity Options
  • What are Hybrid Connections?
  • Module Summary
Getting Started
  • Introduction
  • Prerequisites
  • DEMO: Provisioning BizTalk Services
  • DEMO: Creating a Hybrid Connection
  • Further Considerations
  • Module Summary
Connecting Azure Websites to On-Premises Resources
  • Introduction
  • DEMO: Preparing the Website
  • DEMO: Publishing the Website to Azure
  • DEMO: Configuring the Hybrid Connection
  • Module Summary
Connecting Mobile Services to
On-Premises Resources
  • Introduction
  • Mobile Services and Hybrid Connections
  • DEMO: Connecting a Mobile Service to an On-Premises SQL Database
  • DEMO: Preparing the Mobile Service & On-Premises Database
  • DEMO: Configuring a Hybrid Connection to the On-Premises SQL Database
  • Module Summary
Managing Hybrid Connections
  • Introduction
  • Securing Hybrid Connections
  • Shared Access Signatures
  • Group Policy Management
  • Scalability & Resiliency
  • PowerShell API
  • DEMO: PowerShell API
  • REST API
  • DEMO: REST API
  • Module Summary
Course Summary
  • Introduction
  • Why Build Hybrid Applications?
  • When to Use Hybrid Connections?
  • Who Has Access? (Security)
  • How Are Hybrid Connections Managed?
  • What’s Next?
  • Module Summary

I’d like to express my gratitude for the following people who helped me deliver this course by reviewing and providing feedback along the way:

  • Beth Gerard-Hess (Pluralsight) – my editor
  • Chris Compy (Microsoft)
  • Matt Corr (Mexia)
  • Phillip Munce (Mexia)
  • Pluralsight QA and Peer-Review team

Hope you have a chance to view it and enjoy learning about this great technology for integrating your Azure Websites and Mobile Services with your on-premises LOB systems!

About Dan Toomey
Husband, father, Enterprise integration geek, Microsoft Azure MVP, Pluralsight author, Brisbane Azure User Group leader (@BrisbaneAzureUG), MCPD, MCT, MCTS & former professional musician.

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