10979 Microsoft Azure Fundamentals


10979: Microsoft Azure Fundamentals

 

About this Course

Get hands-on instruction and practice implementing Microsoft Azure in this two day Microsoft Official Course. You will be presented with basic cloud computing concepts as well as specific Microsoft Azure features used in day to day administration of cloud resources. You will learn key Microsoft Azure concepts and basic implementation of Azure subscription, websites, virtual machines, storage, virtual networks, databases and Microsoft Azure Active Directory. This course is intended for information technology (IT) professionals who have a limited knowledge of cloud technologies and want to learn more about Microsoft Azure. This course provides the underlying knowledge required by all IT professionals who will be using Microsoft Azure, regardless of whether they are an administrator, developer, or database administrator. While this course does not map to an exam, it does provide you with the prerequisite knowledge for taking 20532A: Developing Microsoft Azure Solutions 7 20533A: Implementing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions.

Audience Profile

This course is intended for information technology (IT) professionals who have a limited knowledge of cloud technologies and want to learn more about Microsoft Azure. This course provides the underling knowledge required by all individuals who will be evaluating Microsoft Azure, regardless of whether they are an administrator, developer, or database administrator. This course also provides the prerequisite knowledge for students wishing to attend course 20532A Microsoft Azure for Developers, or course 20533A Microsoft Azure for IT Professionals. The audience will include:

  • Individuals who want to evaluate deploying, configuring, and administering services and virtual machines using Microsoft Azure.
  • Developers who want to evaluate creating Microsoft Azure solutions.
  • Windows Server administrators who are looking to evaluate the migration of on-premises roles and services to the cloud.
  • IT Professionals who want to evaluate the use of Microsoft Azure to host web sites and mobile app back-end services.
  • Database administrators who want to evaluate the use of Microsoft Azure to host Microsoft SQL Server databases.
  • The secondary audience for this course can include students preparing to take exam 70-688.

Prerequisites

Before attending this course, students must have:

  • A basic understanding of websites.
  • A basic understanding of Active Directory concepts including: Domains, Users, Domain Controllers.
  • A basic understanding of database concepts including tables and simple queries.

At Course Completion

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Describe cloud computing, Microsoft Azure, and Azure subscriptions.
  • Describe and create Microsoft Azure websites.
  • Create and configure virtual machines in Microsoft Azure.
  • Create a Microsoft Azure virtual network.
  • Describe and configure Microsoft Azure storage.
  • Describe and deploy databases in Microsoft Azure.
  • Describe and configure Microsoft Azure Active Directory.

Course Outline

Module 1: Getting Started with Microsoft Azure

  • What Is Cloud Computing?
  • What Is Azure?
  • Managing Azure
  • Subscription Management and Billing

Module 2: Websites and Cloud Services

  • Create and Configure Websites
  • Deploy and Monitor Websites
  • Create and Deploy Cloud Services

Module 3: Virtual Machines

  • Create and Configure Virtual Machines
  • Configure Disks

Module 4: Virtual Networks

  • Getting Started with Virtual Networks
  • Creating a Virtual Network
  • Implementing Point-to-Site Networks

Module 5: Cloud Storage

  • Understand Cloud Storage
  • Create and Manage Storage

Module 6: Microsoft Azure Databases

  • Understand Relational Database Deployment Options
  • Create and Connect to SQL Databases

Module 7: Azure Active Directory

  • Manage Azure AD Objects
  • Manage Authentication

Module 8: Microsoft Azure Management Tools

  • Azure PowerShell
  • The Azure SDK and Azure Cross-Platform Command-Line Interface
Length of Class: 
Two Days
Instructor-led or Online: 
Instructor-Led