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Cloud Computing and Virtualisation

Microsoft AZ-303T00 – Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies

  • Length 5 days
  • Price $4290 inc GST
  • Version A
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Why study this course

This course teaches Solutions Architects how to translate business requirements into secure, scalable, and reliable solutions.

Lessons include virtualisation, automation, networking, storage, identity, security, data platform, and application infrastructure. This course outlines how decisions in each of these areas affects an overall solution.

Please note: Microsoft has retired Azure training from the Software Assurance Training Voucher (SATV) catalogue. From 1st February 2020 we are no longer able to accept SATVs for this course.

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What you’ll learn

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Secure identities with Azure Active Directory and users and groups

  • Implement identity solutions spanning on-premises and cloud-based capabilities

  • Apply monitoring solutions for collecting, combining, and analyzing data from different sources

  • Manage subscriptions, accounts, Azure policies, and Role-Based Access Control

  • Administer Azure using the Resource Manager, Azure portal, Cloud Shell, and CLI

  • Configure intersite connectivity solutions like VNet Peering, and virtual network gateways

  • Administer Azure App Service, Azure Container Instances, and Kubernetes


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Who is the course for?

This course is for IT Professionals with expertise in designing and implementing solutions running on Microsoft Azure. They should have broad knowledge of IT operations, including networking, virtualization, identity, security, business continuity, disaster recovery, data platform, budgeting, and governance. Azure Solution Architects use the Azure Portal and as they become more adept they use the Command Line Interface. Candidates must have expert-level skills in Azure administration and have experience with Azure development processes and DevOps processes.. No bullets or lists.

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Course subjects

Module 1: Implement Azure Active DirectoryIn this module, you will learn how to secure identities with Azure Active Directory, and implement users and groups.

Lessons

  • 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 Guest Users in Azure AD

  • Configure Trusted IPs

  • Manage Multiple Directories

Module 2: Implement and Manage Hybrid IdentitiesIn this module, you will learn how to install and configure Azure AD Connect and implement Azure AD Connect Health.

Lessons

  • Install and Configure Azure AD Connect

  • Configure Password Sync and Password Writeback

  • Configure Azure AD Connect Health

Module 3: Implement Virtual NetworkingIn this module, you will learn about basic virtual networking concepts like virtual networks and subnetting, IP addressing, network security groups, Azure Firewall, and Azure DNS.

Lessons

  • Virtual Network Peering

  • Implement VNet Peering

Module 4: Implement VMs for Windows and LinuxIn this module, you will learn about Azure virtual machines including planning, creating, availability and extensions.

Lessons

  • Select Virtual Machine Size

  • Configure High Availability

  • Implement Azure Dedicated Hosts

  • Deploy and Configure Scale Sets

  • Configure Azure Disk Encryption

Module 5: Implement Load Balancing and Network SecurityIn this module, you will learn about network traffic strategies including network routing and service endpoints, Azure Load Balancer, Azure Application Gateway, and Traffic Manager.

Lessons

  • Implement Azure Load Balancer

  • Implement an Application Gateway

  • Understand Web Application Firewall

  • Implement Azure Firewall

  • Implement Azure Front Door

  • Implementing Azure Traffic Manager

  • Implement Network Security Groups and Application Security Groups

  • Implement Azure Bastion

Lab : Implementing Highly Available Azure IaaS Compute Architecture

  • Describe characteristics of highly available Azure VMs residing in the same availability set

  • Describe characteristics of highly available Azure VMs residing in different availability zones

  • Describe characteristics of automatic horizontal scaling of Azure VM Scale Sets

  • Describe characteristics of manual vertical scaling of Azure VM Scale Sets

Module 6: Implement Storage AccountsIn this module, you will learn about basic storage features including storage accounts, blob storage, Azure files and File Sync, storage security, and storage tools.

Lessons

  • Storage Accounts

  • Blob Storage

  • Storage Security

  • Managing Storage

  • Accessing Blobs and Queues using AAD

Lab : Implementing and Configuring Azure Storage File and Blob Services

  • Implement authorization of Azure Storage blobs by leveraging shared access signatures

  • Implement authorization of Azure Storage blobs by leveraging Azure Active Directory

  • Implement authorization of Azure Storage file shares by leveraging access keys

  • Configure Azure Storage Firewalls and Virtual Networks

Module 7: Implement NoSQL DatabasesIn this module, you will learn about Azure Table Storage and recommend options for CosmsoDB APIs.

Lessons

  • Configure Storage Account Tables

  • Select Appropriate CosmosDB APIs

Module 8: Implement Azure SQL DatabasesIn this module, you will create an Azure SQL Database single database, create an Azure SQL Database Managed Instance, and review high-availability and Azure SQL database.

Lessons

  • Configure Azure SQL Database Settings

  • Implement Azure SQL Database Managed Instances

  • High-Availability and Azure SQL Database

  • In this module, you will learn how to

  • Create an Azure SQL Database (single database)

  • Create an Azure SQL Database Managed Instance

  • Recommend high-availability architectural models used in Azure SQL Database

Module 9: Automate Deployment and Configuration of ResourcesIn this module, you will learn about the tools an Azure Administrator uses to manage their infrastructure. This includes the Azure Portal, Cloud Shell, Azure PowerShell, CLI, and Resource Manager Templates.

Lessons

  • 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 10: Implement and Manage Azure GovernanceIn this module, you will learn about managing your subscriptions and accounts, implementing Azure policies, and using Role-Based Access Control.

Lessons

  • 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 authorization of Azure Storage blobs by leveraging shared access signatures

  • Implement authorization of Azure Storage blobs by leveraging Azure Active Directory

  • Implement authorization 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 11: Manage Security for ApplicationsIn this module, you will learn about Azure Key Vault and implementing authentication using Azure Managed Identities.

Lessons

  • Azure Key Vault

  • Azure Managed Identity

Module 12: Manage Workloads in AzureIn this module, you will learn how to migrate workloads using Azure Migrate, perform VMware agent-based and agent-less migrations, and perform Azure Backup and Azure Site Recovery.

Lessons

  • 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 13: Implement Container-Based ApplicationsIn this module, you will learn how to run Azure Container instances and how to deploy Kubernetes with AKS.

Lessons

  • Azure Container Instances

  • Configure Azure Kubernetes Service

Module 14: Implement an Application InfrastructureIn this module, you will learn how to create an App Service web App for Containers, create and configure an App Service Plan, and create and manage Deployment Slots.

Lessons

  • 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 15: Implement Cloud Infrastructure MonitoringIn this module, you will learn about Azure Monitor, Azure Workbooks, Azure Alerts, Network Watcher, Azure Service Health, Azure Application Insights.

Lessons

  • 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


Prerequisites

  • Successful Azure Architect students have prior experience with operating systems, virtualization, cloud infrastructure, storage structures, and networking:

  • Understanding of on-premises virtualization technologies, including VMs and virtual networking

  • Understanding of network configuration, including TCP/IP, Domain Name System (DNS), virtual private networks (VPNs), firewalls, and encryption technologies

  • Understanding of Active Directory concepts, including domains, forests, and domain controllers

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