Azure AD Fundamentals

How to generate Azure uptime report - an overview

Azure has a 99.9% uptime SLA, which means that Azure is expected to be available 99.9% of the time. However, there may be times when Azure is unavailable due to planned or unplanned maintenance. Azure will notify customers of any planned maintenance in advance. Here are some of the factors that can affect Azure uptime: Regional outages: Azure is a global service, and outages can occur in…
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Azure synapse

Azure Synapse is a fully managed, enterprise-scale analytics service that combines the power of Azure Data Lake Analytics and Azure SQL Data Warehouse. It provides a unified experience for data preparation, governance, and analytics, and it can be used to build and deploy enterprise-scale data warehouses, data lakes, and machine learning models. Azure Synapse is a great choice for advanced…
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Azure Data Studio 

Azure Data Studio is a free, open-source cross-platform tool for managing data in the cloud. It is a modern, lightweight tool that offers a unified user experience for working with data across Azure SQL Database, Azure Data Warehouse, Azure Synapse Analytics, and other data sources. Azure Data Studio is built on top of the Monaco Editor, the same editor that powers Visual Studio Code. This…
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Azure DevOps vs Azure DevOps Services

Let’s get right into it. Here’s a table of difference between Azure DevOps and Azure DevOps Services. Azure Devops vs Azure Devops services FeatureAzure DevOpsAzure DevOps ServicesPricingOn-premisesPay-as-you-goDeploymentSelf-hostedHosted by MicrosoftFeaturesSame basic features, but some differences in reporting and customizationSame basic features, with the latest and greatest…
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What is Azure Devops

Introduction to Azure DevOps Azure DevOps is a cloud-based platform that helps teams build, deploy, and manage software. It provides a wide range of features and capabilities, including: Source control: Azure DevOps provides a secure and scalable source control system that allows teams to collaborate on code. Build and release pipelines: Azure DevOps provides a powerful…
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 Azure MFA - All you need to know!

1. Introduction Hey curious IT wizards! Let us take a broad and in-depth look into what is Azure Multi Factor Authentication (MFA), how it works, why it is important and all the steps involved in creating, configuring, managing and troubleshooting. Now, before delving deep into the nuances of Azure Multi Factor Authentication, if you are a well-aware of the underlying knowledge, you can…
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Identity governance in Azure AD

Introduction    The role of identity governance in enterprise security is becoming increasingly important in the modern digital world. Microsoft Azure AD is a cloud-based identity and access management (IAM) solution that enables organizations to securely and efficiently manage user identities and access to resources. The Azure AD platform offers several features and capabilities that can…
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What is Azure AD Entitlement Management

Introduction  Administration and governance of identities depend heavily on entitlement management. It involves managing user access to resources and data within an organization. Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) Entitlement Management allows organizations to define, enforce, and audit user access rights. Azure AD entitlement management allows organizations to centrally manage access to…
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Azure Privileged Identity Management (PIM) - An overview

Introduction The Privileged Identity Management (PIM) feature of Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) enables you to manage, monitor, and control access to privileged roles and resources. The purpose of this article is to provide a step-by-step approach on how to configure PIM in Azure AD and to explore the use cases and examples of PIM. What is Privileged Identity…
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 What are Access Reviews in Azure AD 

Introduction  Azure Active Directory (Azure AD)’s access reviews are an essential part of identity governance. In order to prevent unauthorized access to sensitive data, organizations conduct access reviews to ensure that users and groups have the appropriate level of access to resources. This article will provide an overview of how Azure AD access reviews work, their role in identity…
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