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Introduction to Microsoft Azure for IT Professionals Course Outline | M10979

Please Note: Microsoft will be retiring this course M10979 on the 31st of January 2020

​Module 1 - Getting Started with Microsoft Azure

In this module, delegates will learn about cloud services and the various Azure services. It defines how to use the Azure portal and manage Azure services, bills, and subscriptions.

Lessons

  • What is Cloud Computing?
  • What is Azure?
  • Managing Azure
  • Subscription Management, Support, and Billing

Lab: Using the Azure Portals

  • Customizing the Azure Portal Interface
  • Viewing Billing, Usage, and Quotas Data

After completing this module, you will be able to:

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

Module 2 - Microsoft Azure Management Tools

In this module, delegates will learn about Azure PowerShell. It also explains how to use the Azure SDK and Azure CLI to manage Azure subscriptions.

Lessons

  • What is Azure PowerShell?
  • Azure SDK and Azure CLI
  • Lab: Using Microsoft Azure Management Tools
  • Using the Azure PowerShell Modules
  • Using the Azure CLI

After completing this module, you will be able to:

  • Describe and use Azure PowerShell to manage your Azure subscription
  • Describe the visual studio tools for Azure and use the Azure CLI to manage your Azure subscription.

Module 3 - Virtual Machines in Microsoft Azure

This module will teach how to create and configure virtual machines in Azure as well as manage disks for virtual machines.

Lessons

  • Creating and Configuring Azure VMs
  • Configuring Azure VM Storage

Lab: Creating a VM in Azure

  • Creating a VM from the Azure Portal by Using an Azure Marketplace Image
  • Verifying the Functionality of the VM
  • Configuring Storage of a VM

After completing this module, you will be able to:

  • Create and configure VMs in Azure.
  • Configure VM availability.
  • Configure disks for VMs.

Module 4 - Azure Web Apps

In this module, delegates will get an understanding of how to create, configure, deploy, and monitor in Azure web apps.

Lessons

  • Creating and Configuring Azure Web Apps
  • Deploying and Monitoring Azure Web Apps

Lab: Creating and Managing Azure Web Apps

  • Creating and Configuring an Azure Web App

After completing this module, you will be able to:

  • Create and Configure Web Apps in Microsoft Azure.
  • Deploy and Monitor Azure Web Apps.

Module 5 - Implementing Azure Networking

This module will define how to implement Azure networks and use its components to enhance the resiliency and availability of virtual machines. Delegates will get an understanding of Azure load balancer and will be able to create and configure virtual networks.

Lessons

  • Getting Started with Azure Networking
  • Getting Started with Azure Load Balancer

Lab: Creating and Configuring Virtual Networks

  • Creating a Virtual Network
  • Creating an Azure Load Balancer

After completing this module, you will be able to:

  • Describe the purpose and functionality of Azure networking and Azure virtual networks.
  • Create Azure virtual networks.
  • Describe and implement Azure load balancer.

Module 6 – Introduction Azure Storage and Data Services

In this module, delegates will get an understanding of how to create and manage storage with Azure.

Lessons

  • Understanding Azure Storage Options
  • Create and Manage Storage
  • Understanding Options for Relational Database Deployments
  • Creating and Connecting to Azure SQL Databases

Lab: Configuring Azure Storage

  • Creating and Configuring an Azure Storage Account
  • Creating and Managing Blobs

Lab: Creating a SQL Database in Azure

  • Creating a new Azure SQL database in Azure and configuring SQL Server firewall rules
  • Managing content of an Azure SQL database by using SQL Server Management Studio

After completing this module, you will be able to:

  • Describe the features and benefits of Microsoft Azure Storage.
  • Create and manage Azure storage.
  • Describe options for relational database deployment in Microsoft Azure.
  • Create, connect, and manage the content of Microsoft Azure SQL Database instances.

Module 7 - Introduction to Containers and Serverless Computing in Azure

This module will cover the opportunities for implementing containers. It will also provide knowledge about Serverless technologies available in Azure.

Lessons

  • Implementing Windows and Linux Containers in Azure
  • Introduction to Azure Serverless Computing

Lab: Implementing Containers on Azure VMs

  • Implementing Docker Hosts on Azure VMs
  • Deploying Containers to Azure VMs
  • Deploying Multi-Container Applications with Docker Compose to Azure VMs

After completing this module, you will be able to:

  • Describe the options for implementing containers in Azure.
  • Describe the serverless technologies available in Azure.

Module 8 - Configuring and Managing Azure AD

In this module, delegates will get an understanding of how to create users, domains, and directories in Azure AD, integrate applications with Azure AD and use multi-factor authentication.

Lessons

  • Overview of Azure AD
  • Manage Azure AD Authentication and Authorization

Lab: Create and Manage Azure Active Directory

After completing this module, you will be able to:

  • Create and manage Azure AD tenants, domains, and users.
  • Manage Azure AD authentication and authorization.

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Who should attend this Azure Training Course?

This course is designed for IT professionals.

Prerequisites

There are no formal prerequisites for this course.

 

Please Note: Microsoft will be retiring this course M10979 on the 31st of January 2020

Introduction to Microsoft Azure for IT Professionals Course Overview | M10979

Microsoft is the leading brand within every business and IT profession field. As we all know, Microsoft has a cluster of the most excellent products and services. From this cluster, Azure is the cloud computing service. Azure provides high availability services, building, testing, deploying, and managing applications and services through Microsoft managed data centres. Azure always gives the best scenario to an organisation to achieve business challenges and upgrade within future business strategies. Azure provides a bunch of services for developers, database administrator, and cloud administrator.

During this course, delegates will learn about cloud computing and manage the Azure portal. Delegates will get an understanding of how to manage Azure services and understand the tools to manage Azure, and using the CLI to manage Azure subscriptions. Delegates will learn about how to create and configure the virtual machine as well as virtual network and storage.

In this course, delegates will gain knowledge and skills of how to create the Azure services, including web apps and Azure SQL database. Post completion of this course, delegates will get an understanding of features of Azure AD within methods of integrating it with on-premises active directory and learn about serverless computing technology with Azure as well.

Please Note: Microsoft will be retiring this course M10979 on the 31st of January 2020

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What's included in this Azure Training Course?

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

Please Note: Microsoft will be retiring this course M10979 on the 31st of January 2020

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Please arrive at the venue at 8:45am.
There are no formal prerequisites for this course.
This course is designed for IT professionals.
We are able to provide support via phone & email prior to attending, during and after the course.
Delegate pack consisting of course notes and exercises, Manual, Experienced Instructor, and Refreshments
This course is 2 days.
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The price for Retired: Introduction to Microsoft Azure for IT Professionals M10979 certification in New Zealand starts from NZD2295
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