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New Training: Python3 with the Azure Python SDK

by Team Nuggets
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Published on March 2, 2021

In this 5-video skill, CBT Nuggets trainer Michael Levan teaches you how to use Python in Azure. Gain an understanding of the Python Azure SDK and some authentication methods you can use in Azure in order to use Python. Learn how to list virtual machines with Python and how to create a new key vault in Azure with Python. Watch this new DevOps training.

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This training includes:

  • 5 videos

  • 26 minutes of training

You’ll learn these topics in this skill:

  • Introduction to Python in Azure

  • First Look at the Python Azure SDK

  • Authenticating to Azure with Python

  • Listing Virtual Machines with Python

  • Creating a Key Vault with Python

What is the Azure Python SDK?

The Azure Python SDK is a set of open-source code libraries that you can use to provision, manage and use Azure resources from within your Python applications, whether they reside on the cloud or on-premise.

The SDK is composed of more than 180 individual libraries. There are two distinct types of libraries in the SDK: management libraries that relate to the management plane of your infrastructure, and client libraries that relate to the data plane of your infrastructure. With management libraries, you can provision and manage your Azure resources while with the client libraries you can connect and use these resources.

When using the SDK, it is recommended that you develop your applications locally and then deploy them to the cloud. This requires you to configure your local development environment, which can include installing necessary components, such as Python and the Azure CLI, and configuring authentication to the Azure resources that you will access.

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