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Architecting Microsoft Azure Solutions Master Class

Exclusive – Advance your architecting skills for the Microsoft Azure platform with exclusive case studies and hands-on challenges.

GK# 6342

Course Overview


This exclusive Global Knowledge Master Class has an innovative “learn by doing” approach that takes you through targeted discussions, specific design exercises, and hands-on learning to advance the skills you need to architect a successful Azure solution. Led by senior Azure experts, this workshop is conducted at an accelerated pace and has extended hours to provide you with the opportunity to design, develop, and implement solutions using Azure. 

During the day, you will cover objectives addressing Azure Resource Management, secure resources, and Azure Compute Infrastructure as well as the design of advanced applications and Azure Web and Mobile Apps. In the evening, you will reinforce what was learned by solving unique and complex challenges. In each challenge, you will be responsible for preparing, designing, and presenting your solution to your peers. 

Additionally, this course will assist in your Microsoft 70-535 exam preparation as the challenges tie in specific exam objectives. 

Please note: This is not an introductory course, and it is incumbent all students meet the stated pre-requisites.


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What You'll Learn

  • Azure Resource Networking
  • Load Balancing
  • Disaster recovery options in Azure
  • Design a scalable, highly available web app
  • High-performance computing (HPC) using Azure services
  • Azure Batch for scalable processing
  • Storage options for data
  • Azure Active Directory (AD) integration
  • Built-in Azure capabilities


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Application Architecture Patterns in Azure

  • Pattern Resources
  • Performance Patterns
  • Resiliency Patterns
  • Scalability Patterns
  • Data Patterns

Deploying Resources with Azure Resource Manager

  • ARM Templates
  • Role-Based Access Control (RBAC)
  • Resource Policies
  • Security
  • Building Blocks

Building Azure IaaS-Based Server Applications

  • High Availability
  • Templated Infrastructure
  • Domain-Connected Machines

Creating Managed Server Applications in Azure

  • Infrastructure-Backed Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS)
  • High-Performance Compute (HPC)
  • Migration

Authoring Serverless Applications in Azure

  • Azure Web App
  • Azure Functions
  • Integration
  • High Performance

Backing Azure Solutions with Azure Storage

  • Pricing
  • Blob Storage
  • Files
  • StorSimple

Comparing Database Options in Azure

  • Relational
  • NoSQL Services
  • Azure Cosmos DB
  • Data Storage
  • Data Analysis

Networking Azure Application Components

  • VNETs
  • Load Balancing
  • External Connectivity
  • Hybrid Connectivity

Managing Security and Identity for Azure Solutions

  • Security Monitoring
  • Data Security
  • Application Security Azure Active Directory (Azure AD)
  • Hybrid Identity
  • Azure AD Application Integration

Integrating SaaS Services Available on the Azure Platform

  • Cognitive Services
  • Bot Services
  • Machine Learning
  • Media Services

Integrating Azure Solution Components using Messaging Services

  • Event Messaging
  • Integration
  • IoT

Monitoring and Automating Azure Solutions

  • Application Monitoring
  • Platform Monitoring
  • Network Monitoring
  • Alerting
  • Backup
  • Azure Automation
  • Config Management
  • Auto-Scale


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Getting Started with Azure Resource Manager

  • Create Resource Groups
  • Deploy an Empty Template
  • Deploy a Simple Template
  • Cleanup Subscription

Deploying Infrastructure Workloads to Azure

  • Deploy a Virtual Machine using PowerShell DSC
  • Deploy a Virtual Machine Scale Set using PowerShell DSC
  • Cleanup Subscription

Deploying Managed Server Workloads to Azure

  • Create Azure Container Service Cluster
  • Deploy Docker Image
  • Cleanup Subscription

Deploying Serverless Workloads to Azure

  • Create Web App
  • Deploy Web App Code
  • Deploy Function App and Code
  • Cleanup Subscription

Deploying Azure Storage to Support Other Workloads in Azure

  • Create Required Resources for a Virtual Machine
  • Create a VM With a Storage Account
  • Create a VM With a Managed Disk
  • Cleanup Subscription

Deploying Database Instances in Azure

  • Deploy a CosmosDB Database Instance
  • Validate the REST API
  • Cleanup Subscription

Deploying Network Components for Use in Azure Solutions

  • Create an ARM Template for a Linux VM
  • Duplicate the VM Resources
  • Create a Load Balancer Resource
  • Cleanup Subscription

Deploying Services to Secure Secrets in Azure

  • Deploy Key Vault using ARM Template
  • Deploy Virtual Machine using Key Vault Secret
  • Cleanup Subscription

Deploying Service Instances as Components of Overall Azure Solutions

  • Deploy Function App and Cognitive Service using ARM Template
  • Cleanup Subscription

Deploying Messaging Components to Facilitate Communication Between Azure Resources

  • Deploy Service Bus Namespace
  • Deploy Logic App
  • Cleanup Subscription

Deploying Configuration Management Solutions to Azure

  • Deploy a Chef Management Server using ARM
  • Configure Management Server
  • Deploy a VM Scale Set using Chef-Configured VMs
  • Cleanup Subscription



Due to the accelerated pace and immersive nature of this course, it is imperative students have a complete understanding and practical experience in applying the following skills: 

  • Create and manage Azure Resource Manager virtual machines
  • Design and implement a storage and data strategy
  • Manage identity, application, and network services
  • Design and implement Azure PaaS compute and web and mobile services
  • Implement an Azure Active Directory
  • Implement virtual networks
  • Design and deploy ARM templates 

Or attendance in one (preferably both) of the courses listed below

Who Should Attend


Microsoft Azure intermediate to advanced IT professionals or developers who are interested in expanding their Microsoft Azure solution design skills

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Course Delivery

This course is available in the following formats:

Virtual Classroom Live

Experience expert-led online training from the convenience of your home, office or anywhere with an internet connection.

Duration: 5 day

Classroom Live

Receive face-to-face instruction at one of our training center locations.

Duration: 5 day

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