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Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies MAZ303 Course Outline

Module 1: Implement Virtual Networking

  • Virtual Network Peering
  • Implement VNet Peering

Module 2: Implement VMs for Windows and Linux

  • Select Virtual Machine Size
  • Configure High Availability
  • Implement Azure Dedicated Hosts
  • Deploy and Configure Scale Sets
  • Configure Azure Disk Encryption

Module 3: Automate Deployment and Configuration of Resources

  • Azure Resource Manager Templates
  • Save a Template for a VM
  • Evaluate Location of New Resources
  • Configure a Virtual Hard Disk Template
  • Deploy from a Template
  • Create and Execute an Automation Runbook

Module 4: Implement Load Balancing and Network Security

  • Implementing  
    • Azure Load Balancer
    • An Application Gateway
    • Azure Firewall
    • Azure Front Door
    • Azure Traffic Manager
    • Network Security Groups and Application Security Groups
    • Azure Bastion
  • Understand Web Application Firewall

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 Behind
  • Describe Characteristics of Automatic Horizontal Scaling of Azure VM Scale Sets
  • Describe Characteristics of Manual Vertical Scaling of Azure VM Scale Sets

Module 5: Implement Storage Accounts

  • Storage Accounts
  • Blob Storage
  • Storage Security
  • Managing Storage
  • Accessing Blobs and Queues using AAD
  • Configure Azure Storage Firewalls and Virtual Networks

Module 6: Implement Azure Active Directory

  • Overview of Azure Active Directory
  • Users and Groups
  • Domains and Custom Domains
  • Azure AD Identity Protection
  • Implement Conditional Access
  • Configure Fraud Alerts for MFA
  • Implement Bypass Options
  • Configure Trusted IPs
  • Configure Guest Users in Azure AD
  • Manage Multiple Directories

Module 7: Implement and Manage Azure Governance

  • Create Management Groups, Subscriptions, and Resource Groups
  • Overview of Role-Based Access Control (RBAC)
  • Role-Based Access Control (RBAC) Roles
  • Azure AD Access Reviews
  • Implement and Configure an Azure Policy
  • Azure Blueprints

Lab: Implementing and Configuring Azure Storage File and Blob Services

  • Implement Authorisation of Azure Storage Blobs by Leveraging Shared Access Signatures
  • Implement Authorisation of Azure Storage Blobs by Leveraging Azure Active Directory
  • Implement Authorisation 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

Module 8: Implement and Manage Hybrid Identities

  • Install and Configure Azure AD Connect
  • Configure Password Sync and Password Writeback
  • Configure Azure AD Connect Health

Module 9: Manage Workloads in Azure

  • Migrate Workloads using Azure Migrate
  • VMware - Agentless Migration
  • VMware - Agent-Based Migration
  • Implement Azure Backup
  • Azure to Azure Site Recovery
  • Implement Azure Update Management

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

  • Configure Azure Site Recovery
  • Perform Test Failover
  • Perform Planned Failover
  • Perform Unplanned Failover

Module 10: Implement Cloud Infrastructure Monitoring

  • Azure Infrastructure Security Monitoring
  • Azure Monitor
  • Azure Workbooks
  • Azure Alerts
  • Log Analytics
  • Network Watcher
  • Azure Service Health
  • Monitor Azure Costs
  • Azure Application Insights
  • Unified Monitoring in Azure

Module 11: Manage Security for Applications

  • Azure Key Vault
  • Azure Managed Identity

Module 12: Implement an Application Infrastructure

  • Create and Configure Azure App Service
  • Create an App Service Web App for Containers
  • Create and Configure an App Service Plan
  • Configure Networking for an App Service
  • Create and Manage Deployment Slots
  • Implement Logic Apps
  • Implement Azure Functions

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

Module 13: Implement Container-Based Applications

  • Azure Container Instances
  • Configure Azure Kubernetes Service

Module 14: Implement NoSQL Databases

  • Configure Storage Account Tables
  • Select Appropriate CosmosDB APIs

Module 15: Implement Azure SQL Databases

  • Configure Azure SQL Database Settings
  • Implement Azure SQL Database Managed Instances
  • High-Availability and Azure SQL Database

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Who Should Attend and Prerequisites


In this Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies training course, there are no formal requirements. Although having some basic knowledge about virtual networking, Azure, and network configuration can be beneficial for the delegates.


This Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies course (AZ 303) is ideal for anyone who wants to learn to design and develop business solutions on Microsoft Azure. However, this course is highly recommended for the professionals working as:

  • Software Engineers
  • Cloud Architectures
  • Developers
  • System Administrators

Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies MAZ303​ Course Overview

Microsoft Azure is a public cloud computing platform which offers services and solutions such as Platform as a Service (PaaS), Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), and Software as a Service (SaaS). These services can be used for storing database, virtual computing, analytics, networking, storage, backup, computing, and much more. Businesses organisations often use the cloud services to save money, maintaining off-premises computing system, and storing critical data which gives them more freedom to expand their operation and focus on business improvement rather than maintaining their system. Azure Architecture Technologies helps its practitioner to scale up, develop, and support Azure services for their organisation. The demand for cloud computing services is increasing steadily in every sector and skills of working with Azure Architect Technologies will help one to improve their career prospect in multinational organisations.

This 5-day Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies course (AZ 303) will provide delegates with a thorough understanding of designing and implementing solutions running on Microsoft Azure. This course will include various topics like automation, storage, networking, identity, security, visualisation, data platform, and building a data platform. Delegates will also get comprehensive knowledge of managing IT operations like maintaining storage, role-based access control, connecting services with virtual network peering, implementing Azure firewall, installing and configuring Azure AD connect, configuring Azure SQL database, and more.

What will I learn:

  • Configure VNet Peering
  • Planning implementation of virtual machine
  • Understand Azure encryption technologies
  • Implementing shared access signatures
  • Managing Role-Based Access Control (RBAC)
  • Managed identities with Azure resources
  • Run Azure container instances
  • High-availability architectural models in Azure SQL database

At the end of this training, delegates will become capable of planning and devising business solutions on Microsoft Azure. They will gain skills including securing Azure active directories, managing subscriptions, accounts and Azure policies, administering Azure using resource manager, cloud shell, Command Line Interface (CLI), and administering Azure app service.

The Knowledge Academy offers delegates a practical learning approach towards Azure Architect Technologies and our experienced and highly skilled trainers will be guiding the delegates throughout the course.     

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  • Delegate pack consisting of course notes and exercises
  • Manual
  • Experienced Instructor

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Ways to take this course

Our easy to use Virtual platform allows you to sit the course from home with a live instructor. You will follow the same schedule as the classroom course, and will be able to interact with the trainer and other delegates.

Our fully interactive online training platform is compatible across all devices and can be accessed from anywhere, at any time. All our online courses come with a standard 90 days access that can be extended upon request. Our expert trainers are constantly on hand to help you with any questions which may arise.

This is our most popular style of learning. We run courses in 1200 locations, across 200 countries in one of our hand-picked training venues, providing the all important ‘human touch’ which may be missed in other learning styles.


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All our trainers are highly qualified, have 10+ years of real-world experience and will provide you with an engaging learning experience.


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We limit our class sizes to promote better discussion and ensuring everyone has a personalized experience


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This is the same great training as our classroom learning but carried out at your own business premises. This is the perfect option for larger scale training requirements and means less time away from the office.


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This gives your team a great opportunity to come together, bond, and discuss, which you may not get in a standard classroom setting.


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Frequently asked questions


Microsoft Azure is a cloud computing service comprising many cloud services and solutions for organisations. It is created and maintained by Microsoft Corp.
In this Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies training course, there are no formal requirements. Although having some basic knowledge about virtual networking, Azure, and network configuration can be beneficial for the delegates.
This Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies course (AZ 303) is ideal for anyone who wants to learn to design and develop business solutions on Microsoft Azure.
Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies is the set of practices used by Azure Architects to plan and implement the business solution on Microsoft Azure (that is a cloud service) for cloud storage, computing, network storage, etc.
Azure Architects transforms business necessities into reliable, scalable, and secure solutions. Their duty also includes maintaining storage, database, application infrastructure, and security of the network system of an organisation.
This course is 5 days.
To become a certified Azure Architect, you will need to pass the AZ-303 Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies exam. Microsoft conducts this exam, and certification is recognised all over the world.
Role-Based Access Control (RBAC) is a technique to limit the access of a system to users based on their organisational roles within an organisation.
The price for Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies MAZ303 certification in the United Kingdom starts from £2495
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider in the world for Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies MAZ303.

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