10979 Introduction to Microsoft Azure for IT Professionals

This course provides the underlying knowledge required by ITPros/Devs who will be evaluating Microsoft Azure, whether they are administrators, developers, or database administrators.

This course introduces students to the principles of cloud computing. Students will become familiar with how these principles have been implemented in Microsoft Azure. In addition, this course explains how to implement the core Azure infrastructure, consisting of virtual networks and storage. With this foundation, students will be able to create the most common Azure services, including Azure Virtual Machines, Web Apps, and Azure SQL Database. The students will also learn about container-based Azure services and the most prominent examples of serverless computing. The course concludes by describing features of Azure Active Directory (Azure AD).

10979 Introduction to Microsoft Azure for IT Professionals

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Learning Objectives

After completing this course, students will be able to:

Describe cloud computing, Azure, and Azure subscriptions.

Use Azure PowerShell, the Azure Software Development Kit (SDK), and the Azure command-line interface (CLI) to manage Azure subscriptions.

Create and configure virtual machines in Azure, and manage their disks.

Create, configure, and monitor web apps in Azure and deploy Azure platform as a service (PaaS) cloud services.

Create and configure Azure virtual networks.

Create, manage, and configure cloud storage in Azure.

Use Azure SQL Database to create, configure, and manage SQL databases.

Create and manage Azure AD.


Course Details

Course Outline

1 - Getting Started with Microsoft Azure
  • What is cloud computing?
  • What is Azure?
  • Managing Azure
  • Subscription management, support, and billing
  • Lab : Using the Azure portals
  • 2 - Microsoft Azure management tools
  • What is Azure PowerShell?
  • Azure SDK and Azure CLI
  • Lab : Using Microsoft Azure management tools
  • 3 - Virtual machines in Microsoft Azure
  • Creating and configuring Azure VMs
  • Configuring Azure VM storage
  • Lab : Creating a VM in Azure
  • 4 - Azure Web Apps
  • Creating and configuring Azure web apps
  • Deploying and monitoring Azure web apps
  • Lab : Creating and managing Azure web apps
  • 5 - Implementing Azure networking
  • Getting started with Azure networking
  • Getting started with Azure Load Balancer
  • Lab : Creating and configuring virtual networks
  • 6 - Introduction Azure Storage and Data Services
  • Understanding Azure Storage options
  • Creating and managing storage
  • Understanding options for relational database deployments
  • Creating and connecting to Azure SQL databases
  • Lab : Configuring Azure Storage
  • Lab: Creating a SQL Database in Azure
  • 7 - Introduction to containers and serverless computing in Azure
  • Implementing Windows and Linux containers in Azure
  • Introduction to Azure serverless computing
  • Lab : Implementing containers on Azure VMs
  • 8 - Configuring and managing Azure AD
  • Overview of Azure AD
  • Manage Azure AD authentication and authorization
  • Lab : Create and manage Azure Active Directory
  • Actual course outline may vary depending on offering center. Contact your sales representative for more information.

    Who is it For?

    Target Audience

    This course is intended for individuals who want to evaluate deploying, configuring, and administering services and virtual machines (VMs) by using Azure. This includes:

    Developers who want to evaluate creating 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 Azure to host websites and mobile app back-end services.

    Database administrators who want to evaluate the use of Azure to host SQL databases.

    Other Prerequisites

    Before attending this course, students must have a background in IT. In addition to their professional experience, students who attend this training should already have the following technical knowledge:

    Understanding of how to deploy websites

    A basic understanding of virtualization

    A basic understanding of Active Directory concepts, including domains, users, and domain controllers

    A basic understanding of database concepts, including tables and simple queries

    10979 Introduction to Microsoft Azure for IT Professionals

    $1,190 | This course is SATV-Eligible
    Course Length : 2 Days (16 Hours)

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