Implementing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions

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Implementing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions

This course is intended for IT professionals who are familiar with managing on-premises IT deployments that include AD DS, virtualization technologies, and applications. The students typically work for organizations that are planning to locate some or all of their infrastructure services on Azure. This course also is intended for IT professionals who want to take the Microsoft Certification exam, 70-533, Implementing Azure Infrastructure Solutions.

Target Audience

This course is intended for IT professionals who have some knowledge of cloud technologies and want to learn more about Azure.IT professionals who want to deploy, configure, and administer services and virtual machines (VMs) in Azure.IT professional who use Microsoft System Center to manage and orchestrate server infrastructure.Windows Server administrators who are looking to evaluate and migrate on-premises Active Directory roles and services to the cloud.IT professionals who want to use Windows Azure to host websites and mobile app backend services.IT professionals who are experienced in other non-Microsoft cloud technologies, meet the course prerequisites, and want to cross-train on Azure.IT professionals who want to take the Microsoft Certification exam 70-533, Implementing Azure Infrastructure Solutions.

Prerequisites

Before attending this course, students must have the following technical knowledge:Completed the Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MCSA) certification in Windows Server 2012.Understanding of on-premises virtualization technologies, including: virtual machines, virtual networking, and virtual hard disks (VHDs).Understanding of network configuration, including: TCP/IP, Domain Name System (DNS), virtual private networks (VPNs), firewalls, and encryption technologies.Understanding of websites, including: how to create, configure, monitor and deploy a website on Internet Information Services (IIS).Understanding of Active Directory concepts, including: domains, forests, domain controllers, replication, Kerberos protocol, and Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP).Understanding of database concepts, including: tables, queries, Structured Query Language (SQL), and database schemas.Understanding of resilience and disaster recovery, including backup and restore operations.

Course Objectives

After completing this course, students will be able to:Describe Azure architecture components, including infrastructure, tools, and portals.Implement and manage virtual networking within Azure and connect to on-premises environments.Plan and create Azure virtual machines.Configure, manage, and monitor Azure virtual machines to optimize availability and reliability.Deploy and configure web apps and mobile apps.Implement, manage, backup, and monitor storage solutions.Plan and implement data services based on SQL Database to support applications.Deploy, configure, monitor, and diagnose cloud services.Create and manage Azure AD tenants, and configure application integration with Azure AD.Integrate on-premises Windows AD with Azure AD.Automate operations in Azure management by using automation.  

Course Curriculum

Module 1: Introduction to Azure
Cloud technology overviewOverview of AzureManaging Azure with the Azure portalManaging Azure with Windows PowerShellOverview of Azure Resource ManagerAzure management services
Module 2: Implementing and Managing Azure Networking
Overview of Azure networkingImplementing and managing Azure virtual networksConfiguring Azure virtual networksConfiguring Azure virtual network connectivityOverview of Azure classic networking 
Module 3: Implementing Virtual Machines
Overview of Azure Resource Manager virtual machinesPlanning for Azure virtual machinesDeploying Azure Resource Manager virtual machinesAuthoring Azure Resource Manager templatesOverview of classic virtual machines
Module 4: Managing Virtual Machines
Configuring virtual machinesConfiguring virtual machine disksManaging and monitoring Azure virtual machinesManaging classic virtual machinesLab : Managing Azure virtual machinesConfiguring availabilityImplementing desired state configuration (DSC)Implementing storage space-based volumes
Module 5: Implementing Azure App Services
Introduction to App ServicePlanning app deployment in App ServiceImplementing and maintaining web appsConfiguring web appsMonitoring web apps and WebJobsImplementing mobile appsTraffic Manager
Module 6: Planning and Implementing Storage, Backup, and Recovery Services
Planning storageImplementing and managing storageImplementing Azure Content Delivery NetworksImplementing Azure BackupPlanning for and implementing Azure Site RecoveryLab : Planning and implementing Azure storageCreating and configuring Azure storageUsing Azure file storageProtecting data with Microsoft Azure Backup
Module 7: Planning and Implementing Azure SQL Database
Planning and deploying Azure SQL DatabaseImplementing and managing Azure SQL DatabaseManaging Azure SQL Database securityMonitoring Azure SQL DatabaseManaging Azure SQL Database business continuity
Module 8: Implementing PaaS Cloud Services
Planning and deploying PaaS cloud servicesManaging and maintaining cloud servicesLab : Implementing PaaS cloud servicesDeploying a PaaS cloud serviceConfiguring deployment slots and Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP)Monitoring cloud services
Module 9: Implementing Azure Active Directory
Creating and managing Azure AD tenantsConfiguring application and resource access with Azure ADOverview of Azure AD Premium
Module 10: Managing Active Directory in a Hybrid Environment
Extending an on-premises Active Directory domain to Azure IaaSImplementing directory synchronization by using Azure AD ConnectImplementing federation
Module 11: Implementing Azure-Based Management and Automation
Implementing Microsoft Operations Management Suite (OMS)Implementing Azure AutomationImplementing Automation runbooksManaging Azure Automation