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Implementing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions

  • Course Code M20533
  • Duration 5 days

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Course Delivery

This course is available in the following formats:

  • Company Event

    Event at company

  • Elearning (Self-paced)

    Self paced electronic learning

  • Public Classroom

    Traditional Classroom Learning

  • Virtual Learning

    Learning that is virtual

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Course Overview

This course is aimed at experienced IT Professionals who currently administer their on-premises infrastructure. The course introduces the students to Microsoft Azure and then teaches them how to manage their infrastructure in Azure rather than on-premises

Course Schedule

    • Delivery Format: Public Classroom
    • Date: 23-27 December, 2018
    • Location: Doha
    • Delivery Format: Public Classroom
    • Date: 13-17 January, 2019
    • Location: Cairo-Sheraton


    • Delivery Format: Public Classroom
    • Date: 03-07 March, 2019
    • Location: Doha
    • Delivery Format: Public Classroom
    • Date: 17-21 March, 2019
    • Location: Cairo-Sheraton


    • Delivery Format: Public Classroom
    • Date: 26-30 May, 2019
    • Location: Doha

Target Audience

  • IT professionals who want to deploy, configure, and administer services and virtual machines in Microsoft Azure.
  • IT professional who have used Microsoft System Center to manage and orchestrate a Microsoft server infrastructure.
  • Windows Server administrators who are looking to evaluate and migrate on-premises Active Directory roles and services to the cloud.
  • IT professionals who want to use Windows Azure to host web sites and mobile app back-end services.
  • IT professionals who are experienced in other non-Microsoft cloud technologies, who meet the course prerequisites, and are looking to cross-train on Microsoft Azure.
  • IT professionals who want to take the Microsoft Certification exam, 70-533, Implementing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions.

Course Objectives

  • Describe Azure architecture components including infrastructure, tools, and portals. 
  • Implement and manage virtual networking within Azure and to connect to on-premises environments.
  • Plan and create Azure virtual machines.
  • Configure, manage, and monitor Azure virtual machines to optimize availability and reliability.
  • Implement, manage, backup and monitor storage solutions.
  • Plan and implement data services based on SQL Database to support applications.
  • Deploy and configure websites.
  • Deploy, configure, monitor, and diagnose cloud services.
  • Publish content through CDNs and publish videos by using Media Services.
  • Create and manage Azure AD directories, and configure application integration with Azure AD.
  • Integrate on-premises Windows AD with Azure AD.
  • Automate operations in Azure management by using PowerShell runbooks.

Course Content

  • Module 1: Introduction to Azure
  • Cloud Technology Overview
  • Microsoft Azure
  • Azure Portals
  • Managing Azure with Windows PowerShell
  • Lab : Introduction to Azure
  • Using Azure Portals
  • Using Azure PowerShell
  • Module 2: Implement and Manage Virtual Networks
  • Planning Virtual Networks
  • Implementing and Managing Virtual Networks
  • Configuring Connections to Virtual Networks
  • Lab : Creating Virtual Networks
  • Creating the Virtual Network
  • Lab : Connecting Virtual Networks
  • Connecting the Virtual Networks
  • Validating Virtual Network Connectivity
  • Optional: Configuring a Point-to-Site VPN
  • Module 3: Implement Virtual Machines
  • Introduction to IaaS Cloud Services
  • Planning Virtual Machine Workloads
  • Creating Virtual Machines
  • Lab : Implementing Virtual Machines
  • Deploying Windows Virtual Machines
  • Deploying Linux Virtual Machines
  • Module 4: Managing Virtual Machines
  • Configuring Virtual Machines
  • Managing and Configuring Virtual Machine Disks
  • Managing and Monitoring Virtual Machines
  • Lab : Managing Virtual Machines
  • Exploring Availability
  • Configuring Virtual Machine Storage
  • Using the Cross Platform Command-Line Interface
  • Module 5: Implementing Websites
  • Planning for Website Deployment
  • Deploying Websites
  • Configuring Websites
  • Monitoring Websites
  • Traffic Manager
  • Lab : Implementing Websites
  • Creating Websites
  • Deploying a Website
  • Managing Websites
  • Module 6: Planning and Implementing Storage
  • Planning Storage
  • Implementing and Managing Storage
  • Backup and Monitoring Storage
  • Lab : Planning and Implementing Storage
  • Creating and Configuring Storage
  • Using Azure File Storage
  • Protecting Data with Azure Backup
  • Module 7: Planning and Implementing Data Services
  • Data Services in Microsoft Azure
  • Implementing Azure SQL Database
  • Managing Azure SQL Database Security
  • Monitoring Azure SQL Database
  • Managing Azure SQL Database Business Continuity
  • Lab : Planning and Implementing Data Services
  • Creating, Securing and Monitoring an Azure SQL Database
  • Migrating a SQL Server Database to an Azure SQL Database
  • Restoring a Database
  • Module 8: Implementing PaaS Cloud Services and Mobile Services
  • Planning and Deploying PaaS Cloud Services
  • Configuring Cloud Services
  • Implementing Mobile Services
  • Monitoring and Diagnostics
  • Lab : Implementing PaaS Cloud Services
  • Deploying a PaaS Cloud Service
  • Configuring Deployment Slots and Remote Desktop Protocol
  • Monitoring Cloud Services
  • Module 9: Implementing Content Delivery Networks and Media Services
  • Implementing Azure Content Delivery Networks
  • Publishing Content with Azure Media Services
  • Lab : Implementing a Content Delivery Network
  • Configuring a Content Delivery Network
  • Lab : Implementing Content Delivery Networks and Cloud Services
  • Adding Content to the Source Service
  • Creating a Media Services Account and Uploading Content
  • Publishing and Scaling Media
  • Module 10: Implement Azure AD
  • Creating and Managing Azure Directories
  • Configuring Application Integration with Azure Active Directory
  • Overview of Azure Active Directory Premium
  • Lab : Implementing Azure Active Directory
  • Administering Active Directory
  • Configuring Single Sign-On
  • Configuring Multi-Factor Authentication
  • Module 11: Managing Active Directory in a Hybrid Environment
  • Extending On-Premises Active Directory into Azure
  • Directory Synchronization
  • Implementing Federation
  • Lab : Managing an Active Directory Hybrid Environment
  • Configuring Directory Synchronization
  • Synchronizing Directories
  • Module 12: Implementing Automation
  • Overview of Automation Components
  • Implementing PowerShell Workflows
  • Managing Automation
  • Lab : Implementing Automation
  • Configuring Automation Accounts
  • Creating Runbooks
  • Module 13: Microsoft Azure Solutions
  • Tailspin Toys Business Systems Scenario
  • Software as a Service Scenario


Course Prerequisites

  • Understanding of on-premises virtualization technologies including: virtual machines, virtual networking, and virtual hard disks.
  • Understanding of network configuration including: TCP/IP, DNS, virtual private networks, firewalls, and encryption technologies.
  • Understanding of websites including: create, configure, monitor and deploy a website on Internet Information Services (IIS).
  • Understanding of Active Directory concepts including: Domains, Forests, Domain Controllers, replication, Kerberos, and LDAP.
  • Understanding of database concepts including: Tables, queries, Structured Query Language (SQL), and database schemas
  • Understanding of resilience and disaster recovery including: backup and restore operations.