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10979: Microsoft Azure Fundamentals

Microsoft Azure Fundamentals

Dates GTR Venue Class Time (Eastern) Price Qty Action
Sep. 05-06, 2019 GTR LIVE Online
9:00 am to 5:00 pm
$1,195.00 (USD)   
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  • September 5, 2019 - September 6, 2019
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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 subscriptions, 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 courses 20532B:Developing Microsoft Azure Solutions 20533B:Implementing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions.

Audience Profile

This course is intended for IT professionals who have a limited knowledge of cloud technologies and want to learn more about Microsoft Azure. The audience will include:

  • Individuals who want to evaluate the deployment, configuration, and administration of services and virtual machines using Microsoft Azure.
  • Developers who want to evaluate the creation of Microsoft Azure solutions.
  • Windows Server administrators who want to evaluate the migration of on-premises Active Directory 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.

At Course Completion

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Describe the various Azure services, and access these services from the Azure portal.
  • Create and configure virtual machines in Azure.
  • Describe the Azure Websites service and Azure Cloud Services.
  • Create and implement Azure networks.
  • Create and configure cloud storage in Azure.
  • Use databases to store data in Azure.
  • Use Azure Active Directory (Azure AD), integrate applications with Azure AD, and manage authentication.
  • Manage an Azure subscription by using Azure PowerShell, Microsoft Visual Studio, and the Azure command-line interface.

Outline

Course Outline

Module 1: Getting Started with Microsoft Azure

This module describes the features of Microsoft Azure and the services it provides. The module also explains how to manage Microsoft Azure by using the Azure portal, Visual Studio, and SQL Server Management Studio. In addition, the module describes how to manage subscriptions and billing.

Lessons

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

Lab : Use the Microsoft Azure Portal

  • Add a Co-Administrator
  • View Billing Data

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe cloud computing.
  • Describe Microsoft Azure and the various Azure services.
  • Manage Azure services from the Azure portal.
  • Manage your Azure subscription and billing.

Module 2: Virtual Machines in Microsoft Azure

This module describes how to create and configure virtual machines and disks.

Lessons

  • Create and Configure Virtual Machines
  • Configure Disks

Lab : Create a Virtual Machine in Microsoft Azure

  • Create a Virtual Machine from the Gallery
  • Verify the functionality of the Virtual Machine
  • Attach a Data Disk

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Create and configure virtual machines in Microsoft Azure.
  • Configure disks for virtual machines.

Module 3: Websites and Cloud Services

This module explains the procedures for creating and configuring websites and cloud services. The module also describes how to deploy and monitor websites.

Lessons

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

Lab : Websites and Cloud Services

  • Create a WordPress Website
  • Create a Cloud Service

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Create and configure websites by using the Azure portal.
  • Deploy and monitor websites on Azure.
  • Create and deploy cloud services on Azure.

Module 4: Virtual Networks

This module provides an overview of virtual networks and also describes the procedure to create one. The module then describes a point-to-site VPN and explains how to set up one.

Lessons

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

Lab : Create a Virtual Network

  • Creating a Virtual Network
  • Creating Virtual Machines from the Gallery
  • Add Point-to-Site Connectivity

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe the purpose and functionality of Azure virtual networks.
  • Create Azure virtual networks.
  • Implement point-to-site networks.

Module 5: Cloud Storage

This module describes cloud storage features such as azure storage accounts, BLOBs, tables, and queues. The module also describes how to create and manage storage.

Lessons

  • Understand Cloud Storage
  • Create and Manage Storage

Lab : Configure Azure Storage

  • Create an Azure Storage Account
  • Create and Manage Blobs

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe the features and benefits of cloud storage.
  • Create and manage storage in Azure.

Module 6: Microsoft Azure Databases

This module provides an overview of the relational database deployment options. The module also describes how to create and connect SQL databases.

Lessons

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

Lab : Create a SQL Database in Azure

  • Create a New SQL Database in Azure and Configure SQL Server Firewall Rules
  • Add Data to a SQL Database in Azure by Using SQL Server Management Studio

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe options for relational database deployment in Azure.
  • Create and connect to SQL databases in Azure.

Module 7: Azure Active Directory

This module describes how to manage Active Directory objects and how they can be used for identity and access management. The module also describes how to configure authentication by using multi-factor authentication and single sign-on.

Lessons

  • Overview of Azure AD
  • Manage Authentication

Lab : Create Users in Azure Active Directory

  • Create an Azure AD Directory
  • Create Users in Azure Active Directory

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Manage Azure AD objects.
  • Manage authentication.

Module 8: Microsoft Azure Management Tools

This module provides an overview of the tools that you can use to manage Microsoft Azure such as Azure PowerShell, Visual Studio, and Xplat CLI.

Lessons

  • Azure PowerShell
  • The Azure SDK and the Azure Cross-Platform Command-Line Interface

Lab : Using Microsoft Azure Management Tools

  • Use the Azure PowerShell Modules
  • Use the Azure Cross-Platform Command-Line Interface

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe and use Windows Azure PowerShell to manage an Azure subscription.
  • Describe and use Microsoft Visual Studio and the Azure cross-platform command-line interface to manage an Azure subscription.

Prerequisites

Before attending this course, students must have:

  • Professional experience in information technology.
  • An understanding of websites.
  • A basic understanding of Active Directory concepts such as domains, users, and domain controllers.
  • A basic understanding of database concepts, including tables and simple queries.

Venue:  

Address:
Online Event

Description:

Live Online Training

Get the same training you expect in the classroom without leaving your office or home. These are NOT recorded classes. They are LIVE sessions with an expert instructor. We use the latest in video conferencing technologies and audio so you can confidently participate in any class just like being right there in person. We guarantee the effectiveness of our online training delivery approach that we will give you your money back if you are not totally satisfied.  Ask us for a demo.

Online class requirements:

  • Moderate to fast Internet
  • Phone, or Speakers or headset (required in order to hear the instructor/moderator). You can use Voice Over IP (VoIP) or you can dial-in from a regular phone.  Whether you decide to use VoIP or a phone, for convenience, we recommend a hands free headset.
  • Training software must be installed on your computer (30 trial versions are acceptable)
  • RECOMMENDED: Dual Monitors or computers. For optimal online learning experience, we recommend participants have dual monitors or dual computers. Your online classroom credentials allow you to login multiple times from multiple computers. Participants should use one monitor or computer to view instructor/moderator shared screen and another monitor/computer to work in the software.

What happens when you enroll in an online class

When you register for an online class, you will receive a welcome email followed by login access to the Citrix GoToTraining virtual classroom. A workbook (printed copy or eBook) will be sent to you prior to the start of class.

Online Training Advantages

Convenience: You don’t have to travel and can attend from your home, office or anywhere with an internet connection. Our online classes are conducted using GoToTraining, a more robust version of the popular GoToMeeting screen sharing and conferencing platform. To accommodate multiple time zones, courses are typically scheduled from 10am – 5pm Eastern with a one-hour lunch break at 12:30 – 1:30 pm Eastern and a 10-minute break in the morning and afternoon. When conducting custom online course for your group, class times can be modified to accommodate your timezone.

Interactive Learning: Our online training is fully interactive. You can speak and chat with the instructor and classmates at any time. Various interactive techniques are used in every class. Our  small class sizes (typically 4 – 8 students), allow our instructors to focus on individual performance and issues and to work closely with you to meet your unique needs. Classes are designed to be a hands-on learning experience, providing opportunities for you to try your new skills while the instructor is available for review, questions, and feedback. You have the option to give the instructor permission to view your computer to provide one-on-one assistance when needed.