Curriculum

This 4-day course is specialized for azure administrators to manage their Azure subscriptions, secure identities, administer the infrastructure, configure virtual networking, connect Azure & on-premises sites, manage network traffic, implement storage solutions, create & scale virtual machines, implement web apps & containers, back up & share data and monitor your solution.

Module 1: Identity

Begin to learn how to secure identities with Azure active directory and implement users and groups.

Lab: Manage Azure Active Directory Identities

Now you can

  • Secure and manage identities with Azure active directory.
  • Implement and manage users and groups.

Module 2: Governance and Compliance

Learn to manage your subscriptions and accounts, implementing Azure policies, and using Role-Based Access Control (RBAC).

Lab 1: Manage Subscriptions and RBAC

Lab 2: Manage Governance via Azure Policy

Now you can

  • Implement and manage Azure subscriptions and accounts.
  • Use RBAC to assign permissions.
  • Implement Azure policy, including custom policies.

Module 3: Azure Administration

Learn about the tools an Azure administrator uses to manage their infrastructure such as Azure portal; cloud shell; Azure powershell; CLI and resource manager templates.

Lab 1: Manage Azure resources by Using the Azure Portal

Lab 2: Manage Azure resources by Using ARM Templates

Lab 3: Manage Azure resources by Using Azure PowerShell (optional)

Lab 4: Manage Azure resources by Using Azure CLI (optional)

Now you can

  • Leverage Azure resource manager to organize resources.
  • Use the Azure portal and cloud shell.
  • Use Azure powershell and CLI.
  • Use ARM templates to deploy resources.

Module 4: Virtual Networking

Learn the basic virtual networking concepts like virtual networks & subnetting; IP addressing; network security groups; Azure firewall and DNS.

Lab: Implement Virtual Networking

Now you can

Implement virtual networks and subnets.

  • Configure public and private IP addressing.
  • Configure network security groups.
  • Configure Azure firewall.
  • Configure private and public DNS zones.

Module 5: Intersite Connectivity

Know about intersite connectivity features - VNet peering; virtual network gateways and site-to-site connections.

Lab: Implement Intersite Connectivity

Now you can

  • Configure VNet peering.
  • Configure VPN gateways.
  • Choose the appropriate intersite connectivity solution.

Module 6: Network Traffic Management

Learn about network traffic strategies - network routing & service endpoints; Azure load balancer and application gateway.

Lab: Implement Traffic Management

Now you can

  • Configure network routing - custom routes & service endpoints.
  • Configure an Azure load balancer.
  • Configure an Azure application gateway.

Module 7: Azure Storage

Learn the basic storage features - storage accounts; blob storage; Azure files & file sync; storage security and tools.

Lab: Manage Azure storage

Now you can

  • Create Azure storage accounts.
  • Configure blob containers.
  • Secure Azure storage.
  • Configure Azure files shares and file sync.
  • Manage storage with storage explorer.

Module 8: Azure Virtual Machines

Learn more on Azure virtual machine planning; creating; availability and extensions.

Lab: Manage virtual machines

Now you can

  • Plan for virtual machine implementations.
  • Create virtual machines.
  • Configure virtual machine availability, including scale sets.
  • Use virtual machine extensions.

Module 9: Serverless Computing

Know how to administer serverless computing like Azure app service; Azure container instances and Kubernetes.

Lab 1: Implement Web Apps

Lab 2: Implement Azure Container Instances

Lab 3: Implement Azure Kubernetes Service

Now you can

  • Implement Web Apps
  • Implement Azure Container Instances
  • Implement Azure Kubernetes Service

Module 10: Data Protection

Learn how to back up files; folders and virtual machine.

Lab: Implement Data Protection

Now you can

  • Backup and restore file and folders.
  • Backup and restore virtual machines.

Module 11: Monitoring

Complete the course by learning how to monitor your Azure infrastructure - Azure monitor; alerting and log analytics.

Lab: Implement Monitoring

Now you can

  • Use Azure Monitor.
  • Create Azure alerts.
  • Query using Log Analytics.
  • Use Network Watcher.

In this 4 Days course learn how to translate business requirements into secure, scalable, and reliable solutions. Modules include design considerations related to logging, cost analysis, authentication and authorization, governance, security, storage, high availability, and migration.

Module 1: Design a Compute Solution

In the beginning of the course you will learn about the appropriate compute technologies, including virtual machines, App Services, Service Fabric, Azure Functions, Windows Virtual Desktop, and containers.

Lab : Implementing Containers on Azure

  • Implement containers running in Azure VMs
  • Deploy containers to Azure Container Instances
  • Deploy containers to Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) clusters

Now you can

  • Recommend the appropriate compute technologies, including virtual machines, and App Services
  • Recommend the appropriate AKS and ACI and the configurations

Module 2: Design a Network Solution

In this module, we will cover about solutions for network addressing and name resolution, network provisioning, and network security.

Now you can

  • Solutions for network security including private endpoints, firewalls, and gateways
  • Recommendations for network connectivity to the Internet, on-premises networks, and other VNets


Module 3: Design for Migration

This module contains about recommend a solution for migrating applications and VMs and a solution for migration of databases.

Now you can

  • Assess on-premises servers and applications for migration
  • Suggest solutions for migrating applications and VMs

Module 4: Design Authentication and Authorization

This module will cover how to provide Identities to services and understand the hierarchy of Management Groups and Subscriptions.

Lab : Managing Azure AD Authentication and Authorization

  • Deploy an Azure VM hosting an AD DS domain controller
  • Create and configure an Azure AD tenant
  • Integrate an AD DS forest with an Azure AD tenant

Now you can

  • Configure custom RBAC Role definitions and assignments
  • Plan for a MFA Deployment
  • Recommend a Solution for Single-Sign On (SSO)

Module 5: Design Governance

In this module you will know about how to apply an Azure Policy, Identify non-compliant resources, and manage tag governance with Azure Policy.

Now you can

  • Organize Policies with Initiatives
  • Manage Tag Governance with Azure Policy

Module 6: Design a Solution for Databases

In this module, you will be able to recommend the appropriate data store and recommend Azure SQL Database and Azure SQL Managed Instance Service tiers.

Now you can

  • Recommend Database Service Tier Sizing
  • Recommend a Solution for Encrypting Data at Rest, Transmission, and in use

Module 7: Select an Appropriate Storage Account

This module explains about recommend a design a strategy for using tiered storage and manage tiered Storage using Azure tools.

Now you can

  • Recommend tools for working with Azure Storage
  • Design for Azure Blob Storage access tiers

Module 8: Design Data Integration

In this module you will get you will learn about data flows using Azure Data Factory and Azure Synapse Analytics architecture.

Now you can

  • Describe how data flows using Azure Data Factory
  • Demonstrate how to use Azure Data Factory to load data into SQL Data Warehouse

Module 9: Design a Solution for Logging and Monitoring

In this module we will learn you about Azure Monitor, Azure Application Insights, and Azure Sentinel. Then you will be able to monitor Azure Resources with Azure Monitor and collect and analyze resource Logs for Azure using Azure tools.

Now you can

  • Monitor Azure resources with Azure Monitor
  • Collect and analyze Resource Logs for Azure resources

Module 10: Design a Solution for Backup and Recovery

This module cover about solutions for site recovery capacity and site failover and failback. You will be able to recommend solutions for recovery in different regions.

Now you can

  • Recommend a solution for site recovery capacity
  • Recommend storage types and methodology for data archiving

Module 11: Design for High Availability

In this module, you will learn about solutions for application and workload redundancy, including compute, database, and storage.

Now you can

  • Recommend a solutions for autoscaling
  • Identify storage types for high availability

Module 12: Design for Cost Optimization

In this module, you will learn how to optimize costs from recommendations, breakdown costs by Azure Service, and download and review usage details.

Now you can

  • Optimize with Azure Cost Management
  • Design with Cost in mind

Module 13: Design an Application Architecture

In this module, know about solution for deployment of applications including ARM templates, Logic Apps, or Azure Functions. You will also learn about microservices architecture including Event Grid, Event Hubs, Service Bus, Storage Queues, Logic Apps, Azure Functions, and webhooks.

Lab : Implement Azure Logic Apps Integration with Azure Event Grid

  • Integrate Azure Logic Apps with Event Grid
  • Trigger execution of Logic Apps in response to an event representing a change to a resource within a

Now you can

  • Recommend deployment solutions using ARM templates, Logic Apps, or Azure Functions
  • Recommend a solution for monitoring automation

Module 14: Design Security for Applications

At the conclusion of the course you will learn about solution for deployment of applications including ARM templates, Logic Apps, or Azure Functions. You will also learn about microservices architecture including Event Grid, Event Hubs, Service Bus, Storage Queues, Logic Apps, Azure Functions, and webhooks.

Now you can

  • Understand Azure Key Vault availability and redundancy
  • Understand how Blueprints differ from Resource Manager Templates and Azure Policy

In this 5 Days course is for the Azure Architect profile and the Microsoft Certified: Azure Solutions Architect Associate certification. This course includes virtualization, automation, networking, storage, identity, security, data platform, and application infrastructure.

Module 1: Implement Virtual Networking

In the beginning of the course you will learn about basic virtual networking concepts like virtual networks and subnetting, IP addressing, network security groups, Azure Firewall, and Azure DNS.

Now you can

  • Connect services with Virtual Network Peering
  • Configure VNet Peering
  • Understand Service Chaining

Module 2: Implement VMs for Windows and Linux

In this module, you will learn about Azure virtual machines including planning, creating, availability and extensions.

Now you can

  • Configure virtual machine availability, including scale sets
  • Understand High Availability options for VMs in Azure

Module 3: Automate Deployment and Configuration of Resources

This module contains about the tools an Azure Administrator uses to manage their infrastructure. This includes the Azure Portal, Cloud Shell, Azure PowerShell, CLI, and Resource Manager Templates.

Now you can

  • Use ARM Templates to deploy resources
  • Create and Execute an Automation Runbook
  • Deploy an Azure VM from a VHD

Module 4: Implement Load Balancing and Network Security

This module cover about network traffic strategies including network routing and service endpoints, Azure Load Balancer, Azure Application Gateway, and Traffic Manager.

Lab : Implementing Highly Available Azure IaaS Compute Architecture

  • Describe characteristics of highly available Azure VMs residing in the same availability set behind
  • Describe characteristics of highly available Azure VMs residing in different availability zones behi
  • Describe characteristics of automatic horizontal scaling of Azure VM Scale Sets
  • Describe characteristics of manual vertical scaling of Azure VM Scale Sets

Now you can

  • Select a Load Balancer solution
  • Configure Application Gateway
  • Implement Azure Firewall
  • Create an Azure Front Door

Module 5: Implement Storage Accounts

This module will contain about basic storage features including storage accounts, blob storage, Azure files and File Sync, storage security, and storage tools.

Now you can

  • Understand Storage Account services and types
  • Configure Blob storage, accounts, containers, and access tiers
  • Implement Shared Access Signatures

Module 6: Implement Azure Active Directory

In this module, you will learn how to secure identities with Azure Active Directory, and implement users and groups.

Now you can

  • Add Guest Users to Azure AD
  • Configure Location Condition Configuration
  • Configure Azure MFA settings

Module 7: Implement and Manage Azure Governance

In this module you'll explore about managing your subscriptions and accounts, implementing Azure policies, and using Role-Based Access Control.

Lab : Implementing and Configuring Azure Storage File and Blob Services

  • Implement authorization of Azure Storage blobs by leveraging shared access signatures
  • Implement authorization of Azure Storage blobs by leveraging Azure Active Directory
  • Implement authorization of Azure Storage file shares by leveraging access keys

Lab : Managing Azure Role-Based Access Control

  • Define a custom RBAC role
  • Assign a custom RBAC role

Now you can

  • Create an Azure AD access review
  • Create and manage policies to enforce compliance
  • Create a Blueprint

Module 8: Implement and Manage Hybrid Identities

In this module, learn how to install and configure Azure AD Connect and implement Azure AD Connect Health.

Now you can

  • Implement Azure AD seamless Single Sign-On
  • Perform an Azure AD Connect installation

Module 9: Manage Workloads in Azure

This module will introduces you how to migrate workloads using Azure Migrate, perform VMware agent-based and agent-less migrations, and perform Azure Backup and Azure Site Recovery.

Lab : Protecting Hyper-V VMs by using Azure Site Recovery

  • Configure Azure Site Recovery
  • Perform test failover
  • Perform planned failover
  • Perform unplanned failover

Now you can

  • Prepare an on-premises VMware environment
  • Understand Azure VM backup architecture
  • Manage updates and patches for Azure VMs

Module 10: Implement Cloud Infrastructure Monitoring

This module contains about Azure Monitor, Azure Workbooks, Azure Alerts, Network Watcher, Azure Service Health, Azure Application Insights.

Now you can

  • Understand Azure Log Analytics
  • Understand Azure Service Health

Module 11: Manage Security for Applications

In this module, you will learn about Azure Key Vault and implementing authentication using Azure Managed Identities.

Now you can

  • Explain Key Vault uses such as secrets, key, and Certificate management
  • Use Managed Identities with Azure resources

Module 12: Implement an Application Infrastructure

This module will teach you how to create an App Service web App for Containers, create and configure an App Service Plan, and create and manage Deployment Slots.

Lab : Configuring a Message-Based Integration Architecture

  • Configure and validate an Azure Function App Storage Blob trigger
  • Configure and validate an Azure Event Grid subscription-based queue messaging

Lab : Implementing an Azure App Service Web App with a Staging Slot

  • Implement Blue/Green deployment pattern by using deployment slots of Azure App Service web apps
  • Perform A/B testing by using deployment slots of Azure App Service web apps

Now you can

  • Create an App Service Plan
  • Create a Workflow using Azure Logic Apps
  • Create a Function App

Module 13: Implement Container-Based Applications

In this module, you will learn how to run Azure Container instances and how to deploy Kubernetes with AKS.

Now you can

  • Run Azure Container instances
  • Deploy Kubernetes with AKS

Module 14: Implement NoSQL Databases

This module cover about Azure Table Storage and recommend options for CosmsoDB APIs.

Now you can

  • Understand options for Azure Cosmos DB
  • Understand high availability using CosmosDB

Module 15: Implement Azure SQL Databases

On the conclusion of the course you will create an Azure SQL Database single database, create an Azure SQL Database Managed Instance, and review high-availability and Azure SQL database.

Now you can

  • Create an Azure SQL Database single database
  • Create an Azure SQL Database Managed Instance
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