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Microsoft Azure for AWS Experts (M40390)

Explore the core components of Microsoft Azure and how it correlates to AWS.

GK# 4697 Vendor# M40390

Course Overview


This course is an interactive discussion and workshop that covers the essentials of Microsoft Azure for the experienced AWS administrator, and is specifically designed to relate technologies and scenarios used in AWS to those used in Microsoft Azure. 

You will be guided through the topics of Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Services (IaaS) including Azure Virtual Machines, storage, virtual networking, and deployment options. Additionally, you will be lead through practical hands-on training that will allow you to participate in several architecture design sessions to help prepare for real world scenarios.


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What You'll Learn

  • Implementing and managing Virtual Machines and Storage
  • Implementing and managing Azure Virtual Networking
  • Implementing and managing Azure Resource Manager and Resource Groups
  • Implementing and managing Azure Active Directory
  • Comparing Microsoft Azure and AWS features and services
  • Azure AD fundamentals


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Virtual Classroom Live Outline

1. Microsoft Azure for AWS Experts Overview

  • Introduction to Azure
  • Accessing Azure
  • Azure Availability
  • Quick References - Azure Services

2. AWS and Azure

  • AWS and Azure Comparison Pricing

3. Linux in Azure

  • Linux and OSS Support
  • Linux Distributions
  • Automation

4. Virtual Machines

  • Linux Virtual Machines
  • Migrating VMs from AWS to Azure
  • Virtual Machine Storage

5. Virtual Networking

  • Azure Virtual Networks
  • Creating a Virtual Network
  • Network Security Groups
  • Network Availability

6. Azure Resource Manager (ARM)

  • ARM Template Best Practices
  • Authoring and Deploying Templates
  • Defining ARM Dependencies

7. Azure Active Directory

  • Azure Active Directory and Cloud Identity
  • Azure Role-Based Access Control (RBAC)
  • Directory Synchronization Tools


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Virtual Classroom Live Labs

Note: Given the dynamic nature of cloud tools, you may experience changes in the interface that do not match the courseware. Your Global Knowledge instructor will always teach to the latest release and guide you through updates as needed.

Lab 1: Creating and Configuring a Linux Virtual Machine
Lab 2: Creating a Microsoft Azure Virtual Machine
Lab 3: Attaching Additional Storage Using the Portal
Lab 4: Managing Azure Storage
Lab 5: Configuring User Defined Routes
Lab 6: Configuring Virtual Network to Virtual Network
Lab 7: Deploying a Geo-Redundant Solution With Traffic Manager
Lab 8: Automating Workloads With an ARM Template
Lab 9: Using the Azure Command Line Tools



Professional experience in the following:

  • Windows PowerShell
  • Administering Office 365 with Office 365 Admin Center
  • Virtual Machines and Remote Desktop

Who Should Attend

  • IT professionals, developers, and enterprise architects with cloud computing experience AWS
  • IT professionals who are currently managing or will soon be managing both AWS and Azure environments

Follow-On Courses

Training Exclusives

This course comes with extended access to the following benefits:

  • 30 days of practice labs
  • 12 months of 24x7 mentoring
  • 12 months access to class recordings
  • 12 months of unlimited course retakes
  • Digital courseware
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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: 3 day

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