MS-AZ-303T00 - Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies

This course teaches Solutions Architects how to translate business requirements into secure, scalable, and reliable solutions. Lessons include virtualization, automation, networking, storage, identity, security, data platform, and application infrastructure. This course outlines how decisions in each theses area affects an overall solution. Topics include: implementing VMs for Windows and Linux, managing workloads in Azure, configuring and managing Azure Active Directory, load balancing, network security, storage account, Azure governance, hybrid identities, application infrastructure, and managing container-based applications. Students will learn through a mix of live demonstrations and hands-on lab activities. Because this course is the first course in the series for the Azure Solutions Architect exams, there is a sizeable amount of introductory content presented to prepare students for the remaining courses in the curriculum. Students are provided with a lesson that covers tips and tricks for working in the Azure portal, as well as an introduction to key tools used in the Azure environment, such as the Cloud Shell and Resource Explorer. Some emphasis is focused on the command line interface (CLI) as important skills to acquire not only in preparation for the exam but for the job role itself.

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Successful Azure Solution Architects start this role with experience on operating systems, virtualization, cloud infrastructure, storage structures, and networking.
Understanding of on-premises virtualization technologies, including: VMs, virtual networking, and virtual hard disks.
Understanding of network configuration, including TCP/IP, Domain Name System (DNS), virtual private networks (VPNs), firewalls, and encryption technologies.
Understanding of Active Directory concepts, including domains, forests, domain controllers, replication, Kerberos protocol, and Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP).
Understanding of resilience and disaster recovery, including backup and restore operations.

Detailed Class Syllabus

Module 1: Implement Virtual Networking

Virtual Network Peering
Implement VNet Peering

Module 2: Implement VMs for Windows and Linux

Select Virtual Machine Size
Configure High Availability
Implement Azure Dedicated Hosts
Deploy and Configure Scale Sets
Configure Azure Disk Encryption

Module 3: Automate Deployment and Configuration of Resources

Azure Resource Manager Templates
Save a Template for a VM
Evaluate Location of New Resources
Configure a Virtual Hard Disk Template
Deploy from a Template
Create and Execute an Automation Runbook

Module 4: Implement Load Balancing and Network Security

Implement Azure Load Balancer
Implement an Application Gateway
Understand Web Application Firewall
Implement Azure Firewall
Implement Azure Front Door
Implementing Azure Traffice Manager
Implement Network Security Groups and Application Security Grou
Implement Azure Bastion

Module 5: Implement Storage Accounts

Storage Accounts
Blob Storage
Storage Security
Managing Storage
Accessing Blobs and Queues using AAD
Configure Azure Storage Firewalls and Virtual Networks

Module 6: Implement Azure Active Directory

Overview of Azure Active Directory
Users and Groups
Domains and Custom Domains
Azure AD Identity Protection
Implement Conditional Access
Configure Fraud Alerts for MFA
Implement Bypass Options
Configure Trusted IPs
Configure Guest Users in Azure AD
Manage Multiple Directori

Module 7: Implement and Manage Azure Governance

Create Management Groups, Subscriptions, and Resource Groups
Overview of Role-Based Access Control (RBAC)
Role-Based Access Control (RBAC) Roles
Azure AD Access Reviews
Implement and Configure an Azure Policy
Azure Blueprints

Module 8: Implement and Manage Hybrid Identities

Install and Configure Azure AD Connect
Configure Password Sync and Password Writeback
Configure Azure AD Connect Health

Module 9: Manage Workloads in Azure

Migrate Workloads using Azure Migrate
VMware - Agentless Migration
VMware - Agent-Based Migration
Implement Azure Backup
Azure to Azure Site Recovery
Implement Azure Update Management

Module 10: Implement Cloud Infrastructure Monitoring

Azure Infrastructure Security Monitoring
Azure Monitor
Azure Workbooks
Azure Alerts
Log Analytics
Network Watcher
Azure Service Health
Monitor Azure Costs
Azure Application Insights
Unified Monitoring in Azure
In this module, you will learn how to

Module 11: Manage Security for Applications

Azure Key Vault
Azure Managed Identity

Module 12: Implement an Application Infrastructure

Create and Configure Azure App Service
Create an App Service Web App for Containers
Create and Configure an App Service Plan
Configure Networking for an App Service
Create and Manage Deployment Slots
Implement Logic Apps
Implement Azure Functions

Module 13: Implement Container-Based Applications

Azure Container Instances
Configure Azure Kubernetes Service

Module 14: Implement NoSQL Databases

Configure Storage Account Tables
Select Appropriate CosmosDB APIs

Module 15: Implement Azure SQL Databases

Configure Azure SQL Database Settings
Implement Azure SQL Database Managed Instances
High-Availability and Azure SQL Database