Developing Microsoft Azure Solutions

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Developing Microsoft Azure Solutions

This course is intended for students who have experience building ASP.NET and C# applications. Students will also have experience with the Microsoft Azure platform and a basic understanding of the services offered.

This course offers students the opportunity to take an existing ASP.NET MVC application and expand its functionality as part of moving it to Azure. This course focuses on the considerations necessary when building a highly available solution in the cloud. This course also prepares the students for the 70-532: Developing Microsoft Azure Solutions certification exam.

Target Audience

  • The candidates targeted by this training have basic experience in implementing and monitoring Microsoft Azure solutions. Candidates are also proficient with the development tools, techniques, and approaches used to build application solutions.

Prerequisites

  • Excitement to learn Microsoft’s constantly growing cloud platform
  • Knowledge of one or more of the supported development languages like .NET, NodeJS, PHP, etc

Course Objectives

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Compare the services available in the Azure platform.
  • Configure and deploy web applications.
  • Creating Azure Web Apps from the gallery.
  • Deploying and monitoring Azure Web Apps.
  • Creating and configuring Azure Virtual Machines.
  • Create and manage a storage account.
  • Manage blobs and containers in a storage account.
  • Create, configure and connect to a SQL Databases instance.
  • Identify the implications of importing a SQL standalone database.
  • Manage users, groups and subscriptions in an Azure Active Directory instance.
  • Create a virtual network.
  • Implement a point-to-site network.

 


 

Course Curriculum


Section 1: Overview Microsoft Azure Platform

  • Azure Services
  • Azure Portals


Section 2: Building Application Infrastructure in Azure

  • Constructing Azure Virtual Machines
  • Azure Virtual Machine Workloads
  • Migrating Azure Virtual Machine Instances
  • Highly Available Azure Virtual Machines
  • Virtual Machine Configuration Management
  • Customizing Azure Virtual Machine Networking


Section 3: Hosting Web Applications on the Azure Platform

  • Azure Web Apps
  • Hosting Web Applications in Azure
  • Configuring an Azure Web App
  • Publishing an Azure Web App


Section 4: Storing SQL Data in Azure

  • Storing SQL Data in Azure
  • Managing SQL Databases in Azure
  • Azure SQL Database Tools
  • Securing and Recovering an Azure SQL Database Instance


Section 5: Designing Cloud Applications for Resiliency

  • Application Design Practices for Highly Available Applications
  • Application Analytics
  • Building High Performance Applications by Using ASP.NET
  • Common Cloud Application Patterns
  • Caching Application Data
  • After completing this module, you will be able to:
  • Describe the Valet Key, Retry and Transient Fault Handling Patterns
  • Use Load Balancing in a geographically redundant application
  • Create modular applications with partitioned workloads
  • Build High Performance ASP.NET Web Applications


Section 6: Storing Tabular Data in Azure

  • Azure Storage Overview
  • Azure Storage Tables Overview
  • Table Entity Transactions


Section 7: Storing and Consuming Files from Azure Storage

  • Storage Blobs
  • Controlling Access to Storage Blobs and Containers
  • Configuring Azure Storage Accounts
  • Azure Files


Section 8: Designing a Communication Strategy by Using Queues and Service Bus

  • Azure Storage Queues
  • Azure Service Bus
  • Azure Service Bus Queues
  • Azure Service Bus Relay
  • Azure Service Bus Notification Hubs


Section9: Automating Integration with Azure Resources

  • Azure SDK Client Libraries
  • Scripting Azure Service Management by Using Windows PowerShell
  • Azure REST Interface
  • Azure Resource Manager


Section10: Securing Azure Web Applications

  • Azure Active Directory
  • Azure AD Directories
  • Azure AD Multi-Factor Authentication