Hands-On Lab: Getting Started with Azure Web Apps   Real Time Labs Enabled

Level 100

Published 2017-01-14

Length 1 hour 30 minutes



In this lab, you will create an Azure Web App and a SQL Database and configure the popular content management system (CMS) Orchard CMS. You will then configure the web app to automatically scale based on actual CPU usage.

Lab Audience

  • Students that are new to Azure Web Apps and SQL Database

Lab Objectives

  • Learn the basics of deploying and scaling an Azure Web App

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Lab Guide

Exercise 1: Deploy a new Blog Website using Orchard CMS and Azure

In this exercise, you will deploy the popular Content Management Suite Orchard in Azure by creating an Azure Web App and a SQL Database to store its data.

Exercise 2: Configure Automatic Scaling

In this exercise, you will learn how to automatically scale your Azure Web App in the event your new blog site grows in popularity due to your keen writing skills.

Exercise 3: Delete Resources in your Subscription

In this exercise, you will delete the resources for the lab by deleting the resource group. Deleting the resource group deletes all resources that were created inside of it.

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