This course provides the underlying knowledge required by all individuals who will be evaluating Microsoft Azure, whether they are administrators, developers, or database administrators. This course also provides the prerequisite knowledge for students wishing to attend Course 20532D: Developing Microsoft Azure Solutions, or Course 20533D: Implementing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions.
This course will introduce students to the principles of cloud computing. Students will become familiar with how these principles have been implemented in Microsoft Azure. In addition, this course will explain how to implement the core Azure infrastructure, consisting of virtual networks and storage. With this foundation, students will learn how to create the most common Azure services, including Azure Virtual Machines, Web Apps, and Azure SQL Database. The course will conclude by describing features of Azure AD and methods of integrating it with on-premises Active Directory.
This course is intended for individuals who want to evaluate deploying, configuring, and administering services and virtual machines (VMs) by using Azure. This includes:
Developers who want to evaluate creating Azure solutions.
Windows Server administrators who want to evaluate the migration of on-premises Active Directory roles and services to the cloud.
IT professionals who want to evaluate the use of Azure to host websites and mobile app back-end services.
Database administrators who want to evaluate the use of Azure to host SQL databases.
Microsoft Azure Fundamentals Course Outline | M10979
This training course will explore the following modules:
Module 1: Getting Started with Microsoft Azure
Introduction to Cloud and Azure Services
What is Cloud Computing?
What is Azure?
Subscription Management, Support, and Billing
Lab: Using the Azure Portals
Customizing the Azure Portal Interface
Viewing Billing, Usage, and Quotas Data
Module 2: Microsoft Azure Management Tools
What is Azure PowerShell?
Managing Azure Subscriptions
Azure SDK and Azure CLI
Lab: Using Microsoft Azure Management Tools
Using the Azure PowerShell Modules
Using the Azure CLI
Module 3: Microsoft Azure Management Tools
Creating and Configuring VMs
Lab: Creating a VM in Azure
Create a VM from the Azure Portal by using an Azure Marketplace Image
Verify the Functionality of the VM
Configure Storage of a VM
Module 4: Web Apps and Cloud Services
Creating and Configuring Web Apps
Deploying and Monitoring Web Apps
Creating and Deploying PaaS Cloud Services
Lab: Web Apps and Cloud Services
Creating and Configuring a WordPress Web App
Creating a Cloud Service
Module 5: Creating and Configuring Virtual Networks
Getting Started with Virtual Networks
Configuring Azure Networking
Getting Started with Azure Load Balancer
Lab: Create and Configure Virtual Networks
Creating Virtual Networks
Verifying Virtual Network Functionality
Module 6: Cloud Storage
Understanding Cloud Storage
Create, Manage, and Configure Cloud Storage
Lab: Configure Azure Storage
Create an Azure Storage Account
Create and Manage Blobs
Module 7: Microsoft Azure Databases
Understanding Options for Relational Database Deployments
Creating and Connecting to Azure SQL Databases
Lab: Creating a SQL Database in Azure
Create a new Azure SQL Database in Azure and Configure SQL Server Firewall Rules
Manage Content of an Azure SQL Database by using SQL Server Management Studio
Module 8: Creating and Managing Azure AD
Overview of Azure AD
Create Users, Domains, and Directories in Azure AD
Manage Azure AD Authentication
Lab: Create and Manage Azure Active Directory Tenants
Create Users in Azure AD
Create a new Azure AD Tenant and a Custom DNS Domain
However in order to attend this training course, delegates should have some IT experience and possess a basic understanding of the following:
Active Directory notions such as domains, domain controllers, and users