• Workspaces - Azure

    This article outlines how you can interact with workspaces in Udemy Business  courses.

    Please note: Workspaces are only available to Udemy Business Pro users.

    What is a workspace?

    A workspace is a virtual, technical environment, which helps learners become more proficient by enabling them to practice real-world, hands-on activities designed by top instructors. Workspaces are provided for users to get hands-on learning while they take the course. 

    Which Udemy Business courses have Azure workspaces?

    Workspaces are currently available for the following Azure courses:

    • AZ-900: Microsoft Azure Fundamentals Exam Prep - MAY 2022
    • AZ-104 Microsoft Azure Administrator Exam Certification 2021
    • AZ-204 Developing Solutions for Microsoft Azure - MAY 2022
    • Exam AZ-305 - Designing Azure Infrastructure Solutions 2022

    How to access Azure workspaces

    Users who have access to workspaces can follow the steps below:

    1. Once you have enrolled in one of the above listed courses, click on the Workspaces tab in the course player. NOTE: The workspaces tab is only available in the Azure courses listed above.

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    2. Then click on the Launch button to open the workspace. The Azure workspace credentials window will open.

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    3. Next, click on the Open workspace button.

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    4. You will see a Microsoft login window. Copy the username from the credentials window and paste it here and click the Next button.

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    5. Copy the password from the credentials window and paste it underneath Enter Password. Then click the Sign In button.

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    After you have entered the credentials, the Azure workspace will open.

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    To end the workspace instance, either close the Azure workspace or click on the End button in the Udemy Business course player. You can also share any comments or feedback by clicking the Report Issue button.

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    Workspace session 

    Please note that workspaces are only available for three hours. After three hours the workspace will end. You can create a new workspace, however, in case you would like to practice hands-on skills. 

    If you have launched a workspace and have been idle for at least 30 minutes, you will be asked if you would like to extend or end your session.

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    Resource limit

    Workspaces have a budget limit on available resources. When the resource limit is reached, the session may be terminated. 

    Please note the following items when using workspaces:

    Do not add private and sensitive information: do not put any private company information (such as proprietary code) or any sensitive information (such as passwords) into the Workspaces.

    Workspaces have 3-hour sessions: at the end of the 3-hour session, any running resources may be stopped, but you can resume your session, start up your resources, and continue working. Please note that any data recently entered may not be saved. 

    Workspaces will expire in approximately 3 hours after launch: after 3 hours time, the workspace may be terminated when the limit is reached. As long as the budget limit has not been reached, you will be able to relaunch the workspace.

    Some services are restricted: Workspaces allow you to access most of the functionality of a full Azure account. But some services are restricted (IE: IAM, larger instance types.) If you try to launch a restricted service, you will see a permissions error. If there is a service that you’d like to use please let us know.

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  • How to Access Courses with Workspaces

    This article outlines how you can access workspaces in Udemy Business courses.

    Please note: Workspaces are only available to Udemy Business Pro users.

    How to access courses with workspaces

    To find which courses offer workspaces, please follow the steps below:

    1. Search for a topic and then navigate to the left-hand panel.

    2. Select Features and click Workspaces.

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  • Workspaces - Data Science

    This article outlines how you can interact with Workspaces in Udemy Business courses.

    Please note: Workspaces are only available to Udemy Business Pro users.

    What is workspaces?

    Workspaces is a feature that helps learners become more proficient by engaging in real-world, hands-on activities designed by top instructors. Workspaces are provided for you to get hands-on learning while you take the course.

    Which Udemy Business courses on Data Science have workspaces?

    Workspaces is currently available in the following courses:

    • 2021 Complete Python Bootcamp: From Zero to Hero in Python
    • Data Science and Machine Learning Bootcamp with R
    • Python A-Z™: Python For Data Science With Real Exercises!
    • R Programming for Statistics and Data Science 2021

    How to access workspaces

    Users who have access to the workspaces beta can follow the steps below:

    1. Click on the Workspaces tab in the course player. NOTE: The Workspaces tab is only available in the courses above.
    2. Click Launch to open the Data Science Workspace. This will open R Studio or Jupyter Notebook. 
    3. In R Studio or Jupyter Notebook, you can practice your skills while following along the course. 
    4. Share any comments or feedback by clicking Leave Feedback.

    We want you to use the workspaces to learn and have set the limits to provide sufficient opportunity to practice. By using the Data Science Workspaces you agree to these guidelines.

    Please note the following items when using workspaces:

    Do not add private and sensitive information: do not put any private company information (such as proprietary code) or any sensitive information (such as passwords) into the workspaces.

    Workspaces have 3-hour sessions: at the end of the 3-hour session, any running resources may be stopped, but you can resume your session, start up your resources, and continue working. Please note that any data recently entered may not be saved. 

    Workspaces will expire in approximately 4 weeks after launch: after 4 weeks time, the workspace may be terminated when the limit is reached. As long as the budget limit has not been reached, you will be able to relaunch the workspace.

    If you are interested in learning more about Workspaces, please reach out to our support team.

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  • Workspaces - AWS

    This article outlines how you can interact with workspaces in Udemy Business courses.

    Please note: Workspaces are only available to Udemy Business Pro users.

    What is workspaces?

    Workspaces is a feature that helps learners become more proficient by engaging in real-world, hands-on activities designed by top instructors. Workspaces are provided for you to get hands-on learning while you take the course. 

    Which Udemy Business courses on IT have workspaces?

    Workspaces is currently available in the following courses:

    • Ultimate AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate 2021 
    • [NEW] Ultimate AWS Certified Developer Associate 2021 
    • AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner Exam Training 2021 
    • [NEW] Ultimate AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner - 2021

    How to access workspaces

    Users who have access to the workspaces can follow the steps below:

    1. Click on the Workspaces tab in the course player. NOTE: The Workspaces tab is only available in the courses above.
    2. Click Launch to open the AWS workspace. This will open the AWS Management Console in Amazon Web Services. 
    3. In the AWS Management Console, you can practice your skills while following along the course. 
    4. You can Pause or End instance in the course player. Share any comments or feedback by clicking Leave Feedback.

    Workspace session timeouts

    Please note that workspaces will time out after three hours. When this happens, there is a period where the workspace will time out, or be put 'to sleep'. When this occurs you may see an error notification similar to below. If the workspace times out, please pause and resume the workspace.

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    Resource limit

    Workspaces have a budget limit on available resources. When the resource limit is reached, the session may be terminated, and an error message similar to the one below will be displayed.

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    The ‘AWS sandbox is no longer available’ message

    The ‘AWS sandbox is no longer available’ message indicates that the resource budget limit has been reached. If you wish to continue using that workspace, you will need to set up your own AWS account by clicking the ‘Signup’ button below the message.

    We want you to use the workspaces to learn and have set the limits to provide sufficient opportunity to practice. By using IT workspaces you agree to the guidelines here and here.

    Please note the following items when using workspaces:

    Do not add private and sensitive information: do not put any private company information (such as proprietary code) or any sensitive information (such as passwords) into the Workspaces.

    Workspaces have 3-hour sessions: at the end of the 3-hour session, any running resources may be stopped, but you can resume your session, start up your resources, and continue working. Please note that any data recently entered may not be saved. 

    Workspaces will expire in approximately 4 weeks after launch: after 4 weeks time, the workspace may be terminated when the limit is reached. As long as the budget limit has not been reached, you will be able to relaunch the workspace.

    Some services are restricted: Workspaces allow you to access most of the functionality of a full AWS account. But some services are restricted (IE: IAM, larger instance types.) If you try to launch a restricted service, you will see a permissions error. If there is a service that you’d like to use please let us know.

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