MS-10979F - Microsoft Azure for IT Professionals

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 20533E: Implementing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions.
This course introduces 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 explains how to implement the core Azure infrastructure, consisting of virtual networks and storage. With this foundation, students will be able to create the most common Azure services, including Azure Virtual Machines, Web Apps, and Azure SQL Database. The students will also learn about container-based Azure services and the most prominent examples of serverless computing. The course concludes by describing features of Azure Active Directory (Azure AD).

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Before attending this course, students must have a background in IT. In addition to their professional experience, students who attend this training should already have the following technical knowledge:
  • Understanding of how to deploy websites
  • A basic understanding of virtualization
  • A basic understanding of Active Directory concepts, including domains, users, and domain controllers

A basic understanding of database concepts, including tables and simple queries

Detailed Class Syllabus

Module 1: Getting Started with Microsoft Azure

What Is Cloud Computing?
What Is Azure?
Managing Azure
Subscription Management and Billing

Module 2: Microsoft Azure management tools

What is Azure PowerShell
The Azure SDK and the Azure CLI

Module 3: Virtual machines in Microsoft Azure

Creating and configuring VMs
Configure disks

Module 4: Azure Web Apps

Creating and configuring Azure web apps
Deploying and monitoring Azure web apps

Module 5: Implementing Azure networking

Getting started with Azure networking
Getting started with Azure Load Balancer

Module 6: Introduction Azure Storage and Data Services

Understanding Azure Storage options
Creating and managing storage
Understanding options for relational database deployments
Creating and connecting to Azure SQL databases

Module 7: Introduction to containers and serverless computing in Azure

Implementing Windows and Linux containers in Azure
Introduction to Azure serverless computing

Module 8: Configuring and managing Azure AD

Overview of Azure AD
Manage Azure AD authentication and authorization