Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies Bundle - AZ-300 Course Outline

(5 Days)

Overview

Prepare for the official Microsoft Azure Solutions Architect Technologies exam AZ-300 and work toward your Microsoft Azure Solutions Architect Expert certification in this Azure training course. In this six-part training we cover how to manage Azure resources, including deployment and configuration of virtual machines, virtual networks, storage accounts, and Azure AD, how to discover, assess, plan and implement a migration of on-premises resources and infrastructure to Azure, how operations are done in parallel and asynchronously, how to build Logic App solutions that integrate apps, data, systems, and services across enterprises/organizations by automating tasks and business processes as workflows, how to Implement authentication in applications (certificates, Azure AD, Azure AD Connect, token-based), implement secure data (SSL and TLS), and manage cryptographic keys in Azure Key Vault, and how to configure a message-based integration architecture, develop for asynchronous processing, create apps for autoscaling, and better understand Azure Cognitive Services solutions.

Audience Profile

Successful Azure Solutions Architects start this role with experience on operating systems, virtualization, cloud infrastructure, storage structures, billing, and networking.

At Course Completion

  • Managing Azure Subscriptions and Resources
  • Implementing and Managing Storage
  • Deploying and Managing VMs
  • Configuring and Managing Virtual Networks
  • Managing Identities using Azure Active Directory
  • Evaluating and Performing Server Migration to Azure
  • Implementing and Managing Application Services
  • Implementing Advanced Virtual Networking.
  • Securing Identities using Azure AD.
  • Design and Connectivity Patterns
  • Hybrid Networking
  • Address Durability of Data and Caching
  • Measure Throughput and Structure of Data Access
  • Use shell commands to create an App Service Web App
  • Create Background Tasks
  • Use Swagger to document an API
  • Create a reliable service
  • Create a Reliable Actors app
  • Hands-on with Reliable collections
  • Understand the Azure Container Registry
  • Use Azure Container instances
  • Understand how to Implement authentication using certificates, Azure AD, Azure AD Connect, and tokens.
  • Implement Role-aBsed Access Control (RBAC) authorization.
  • Implement secure data for end-to-end encryption.
  • Implement secure data for implementing SSL and TLS communications.
  • Use Azure Key Vault to manage cryptographic keys.
  • How to configure a message-based integration architecture
  • Understand how to Develop for Asynchronous Processing
  • Begin creating apps for Autoscaling
  • Understand Azure Cognitive Services Solutions

Course Outline

Deploying and Configuring Infrastructure

Module 1: Managing Azure Subscriptions and Resources

In this module you will explore Azure monitoring capabilities using Azure alerts, Azure activity logs, and Log Analytics. You will learn to query, analyze, and interpret the data viewed in Log Analytics.

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Managing Azure Subscriptions and Resources

Module 2: Implementing and Managing Storage

In this module you will learn about Azure storage accounts, data replication, how to use Azure Storage Explorer, and monitor storage.

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Implementing and Managing Storage

Module 3: Deploying and Managing Virtual Machines (VMs)

In this module you will learn how to do the following: • Create Virtual Machines (VM)s within the Azure Portal • Create Virtual Machines (VM)s using Azure PowerShell • Create Virtual Machines (VM)s using ARM templates • Deploy Linux Virtual Machines (VM)s • Monitor Virtual Machines (VM)s Additionally, you will learn how to protect data using backups at regular intervals, whether by snapshot, Azure Backup, or Azure Site Recovery.

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Deploying and Managing VMs

Module 4: Configuring and Managing Virtual Networks

In this module you will create and implement virtual networks using the Azure Portal as well as Azure PowerShell and CLI. You will receive and overview on how to assign IP addresses to Azure resources to communicate with other Azure resources, your on-premises network, and the Internet.

Lessons

  • Network routing using routing tables and algorithms
  • Inter-site connectivity using VNet-to-VNet connections and VPNs
  • Virtual network peering for regional and global considerations
  • Gateway transit

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Configuring and Managing Virtual Networks

Module 5: Managing Identities

This module covers Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) for IT Admins and Developers with a focus on the Azure AD multi-tenant cloud-based directory and identity management service.

Lessons

  • Role-Based Access Control (RBAC)
  • built-in roles
  • Self-Service Password Reset (SSPR)
  • authentication methods for password reset

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Managing Identities using Azure Active Directory

Implementing Workloads and Security

Module 1: Evaluating and Performing Server Migration to Azure

This module covers migrating workloads to a new environment, whether it be another datacenter, or to a public cloud, and setting clear goals for the migration. Goals include both technology-focused and business-focused goals for migrations, and the benefits to an organization’s business. Activities include components of the Azure migration process: creating a project, creating a collector, assessing readiness, and estimating costs. Additionally, you will receive and overview of Azure Site Recovery (ASR) that includes and end-to-end scenarios.

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Evaluating and Performing Server Migration to Azure

Module 2: Implementing and Managing Application Services

This module includes the following topics: • Deploying Web Apps • Managing Web Apps • App Service Security • Serverless Computing Concepts • Managing Event Grid • Managing Service Bus • Managing Logic App

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Implementing and Managing Application Services

Module 3: Implementing Advanced Virtual Networking

This module includes the following topics: • Azure Load Balancer • Azure Application Gateway • Site-to-Site VPN Connections As well as an overview of ExpressRoute which allows companies to extend on-premises networks into the Microsoft cloud over a dedicated private connection facilitated by a connectivity provider.

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Implementing Advanced Virtual Networking.

Module 4: Securing Identities

This module includes the following topics with an emphasis on identity and roles: • Azure AD Identity Protection • Azure Domains and Tenants • Azure Users and Groups • Azure Roles As well as an overview of Azure AD integration options that focuses on Azure AD Connect to integrate on-premises directories with Azure Active Directory.

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Securing Identities using Azure AD.

Understanding Cloud Architect Technology Solutions

Module 1: Selecting Compute and Storage Solutions

This module includes the following topics: • Azure Architecture Center • Cloud design patterns • Competing consumers pattern • Cache-aside pattern As well as sharding patterns to divide a data store into horizontal partitions, or shards. Each shard has the same schema but holds its own distinct subset of the data.

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Design and Connectivity Patterns

Module 2: Hybrid Networking

This module includes the following topics: • Site-to-site connectivity • Point-to-site connectivity • Combining site-to-site and point-to-site connectivity • Virtual network–to–virtual network connectivity As well as connecting across cloud providers for failover, backup, or even migration between providers such as AWS.

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Hybrid Networking

Module 3: Measuring Throughput and Structure of Data Access

This module includes the following topics: • DTUs – Azure SQL Database • RUs – Azure Cosmos DB • Structured and unstructured data • Using structured data stores

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Address Durability of Data and Caching
  • Measure Throughput and Structure of Data Access

Creating and Deploying App

Module 1: Creating Web Applications using PaaS

This module pr