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Course
Microsoft Azure Fundamentals (MS10979)
Association Certification
Date
2016-01-07 to 2016-01-08
Duration
2 days- every Thu & Fri
Prerequistes

 

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.
Course Content

 

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 20532A:Developing Microsoft Azure Solutions & 20533A:Implementing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions
Course Objective

 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

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 : Using 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 an Azure subscription and billing.
Module 2: 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 using the Azure portal.
Deploy and monitor websites on Azure.
Create and deploy cloud services on Azure.
 
 
Module 3: Virtual Machines
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.
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
Upload Files
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 an SQL Database
Create a New SQL Database in Azure and Configure SQL Server Firewall Rules
Add Data to an 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 Microsoft 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
Manage Azure AD Objects
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 Microsoft Azure Active Directory (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 your Azure subscription.
Describe and use Microsoft Visual Studio and the Azure cross-platform command-line interface to manage your Azure subscription.
 
Who should attend

 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 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.
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