Module 1: Introduction to Azure

This module introduces cloud solutions in general and then focuses on the services that Azure offers. The module goes on to describe the portals that you can use to manage Azure subscriptions and services before introducing the Azure PowerShell modules and Azure Command Line Interface (CLI) as scripting technologies for managing Azure. Finally, the module provides explanations and guidance for the use of Azure Resource Manager. Lessons

  • Cloud technology overview
  • Overview of Azure
  • Azure Architecture
  • Managing Azure with the Azure portal
  • Managing Azure with Windows PowerShell
  • Overview of Azure Resource Manager
  • Overview of Azure Resource Manager
  • Azure management services

Module 2: Implementing and managing Azure networking

This module explains how virtual networking provides the glue that brings together VMs, web apps, and storage to enable you to publish a service onto the Internet. Lessons

  • Overview of Azure networking
  • Implementing and managing Azure virtual networks
  • Configuring Azure virtual networks
  • Configuring Azure virtual network connectivity
  • Overview of Azure classic networking

Lab: Using a deployment template to implement Azure virtual networks

  • Creating an Azure virtual network by using a deployment template
  • Creating a virtual network by using PowerShell
  • Configure virtual networks

Module 3: Implementing virtual machines.

This module introduces the fundamentals of Azure Virtual Machines, and discusses the different ways in which you can deploy and manage them. Lessons

  • Overview of Azure Resource Manager virtual machines
  • Planning for Azure virtual machines
  • Deploying Azure Resource Manager virtual machines
  • Authoring Azure Resource Manager templates

Module 4: Managing virtual machines

This module explains how to manage virtual machines including configuring virtual machines, configuring virtual machine disks, and managing and monitor virtual machines. Lessons

  • Configuring virtual machines
  • Configuring virtual machine disks
  • Managing and monitoring Azure virtual machines
  • Managing classic virtual machines

Module 5: Implementing Azure App services

This module explains the different types of apps that you can create by using the Microsoft Azure App Service, and how you can select an App Service plan and deployment method for apps in Microsoft Azure. Students will learn how to use Microsoft Visual Studio, File Transfer Protocol (FTP) clients, and Azure PowerShell to deploy web and mobile apps to Azure. Additionally, they will learn how to configure web apps and use the Azure WebJobs feature to schedule tasks, monitor the performance of web apps, and create and configure mobile apps. Lastly, they will learn how to use Azure Traffic Manager to distribute requests between two or more app services. Lessons

  • Introduction to App Service
  • Planning app deployment in App Service
  • Implementing and maintaining web apps
  • Configuring web apps
  • Monitoring web apps and WebJobs
  • Implementing mobile apps
  • Traffic Manager

Module 6: Planning and implementing storage, backup, and recovery services

This module explains how to plan and implement storage, backup, and recovery services. Students will learn how to choose appropriate Microsoft Azure Storage options to address business needs. This module also explains how to implement and manage Azure Storage, and students will learn how to improve web-application performance by implementing Azure Content Delivery Networks (CDNs). Lastly, they will learn how to protect on-premises systems and Azure VMs by using Azure Backup, and they will be able to describe Azure Site Recovery capabilities Lessons

  • Planning storage
  • Implementing and managing storage
  • Implementing Azure Content Delivery Networks
  • Implementing Azure Backup
  • Planning for and implementing Azure Site Recovery

Module 7: Planning and implementing Azure SQL Database

This module explains how to plan and implement Azure SQL Database, and identify relational database services in Microsoft Azure. This module explains how to provision, configure, and manage the Azure SQL Database data-management service. Students will learn how to configure security for Azure SQL Database and monitor Azure SQL Database, as well as manage data recovery and availability for Azure SQL Database. Lessons

  • Planning and deploying Azure SQL Database
  • Implementing and managing Azure SQL Database
  • Managing Azure SQL Database security
  • Monitoring Azure SQL Database
  • Managing Azure SQL Database business continuity

Module 8: Implementing PaaS cloud services

This module explains how to plan and deploy Azure Cloud Services. This module also explains how to manage and maintain Azure Cloud Services. Lessons

  • Planning and deploying PaaS cloud services
  • Managing and maintaining cloud services

Module 9: Implementing Azure Active Directory

This module explains how to implement Azure AD. Students will learn how to create and manage Azure AD tenants. This module also explains how to configure single sign-on (SSO) for cloud applications and resources, and implement Azure Role-Based Access Control (RBAC) for cloud resources. Lastly, this module explains the functionality of Azure AD Premium, and how to implement Azure Multi-Factor Authentication .Lessons

  • Creating and managing Azure AD tenants
  • Configuring application and resource access with Azure AD
  • Overview of Azure AD Premium

Module 10: Managing Active Directory in a hybrid environment

This module explains how to manage Active Directory in a hybrid environment. Students will learn how to extend an on-premises Active Directory domain to Azure Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) environments and synchronize user, group, and computer accounts between on-premises AD DS and Azure AD. This module also explains how to set up SSO by using federation between on-premises Active Directory and Azure AD. Lessons

  • Extending an on-premises Active Directory domain to Azure IaaS
  • Implementing directory synchronization by using Azure AD Connect
  • Implementing federation

Module 11: Azure Summary / Interview Preparation

  • Module 11: Azure Summary / Interview Preparation
  • Prepare student for Azure Administrator Interview
  • Resolve queries / concerns