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Microsoft Azure Fundamentals
(Microsoft Training Course: 10979) - 2 days - £1200 exc VAT

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> Target Audience
This course is intended for information technology (IT) professionals who have a limited knowledge of cloud technologies and want to learn more about Microsoft Azure. This course provides the underlying knowledge required by all individuals who will be evaluating Microsoft Azure, regardless of whether they are an administrator, developer, or database administrator. This course also provides the prerequisite knowledge for students wishing to attend course 20532A Microsoft Azure for Developers, or course 20533A Microsoft Azure for IT Professionals.
Individuals who want to evaluate deploying, configuring, and administering services and virtual machines using Microsoft Azure.
Developers who want to evaluate creating Microsoft Azure solutions.
Windows Server administrators who are looking to evaluate the migration of on-premises roles and services to the cloud.
IT professionals who want to evaluate the use of Microsoft Azure to host web sites and mobile app back-end services.
Database administrators who want to evaluate the use of Microsoft Azure to host Microsoft SQL Server databases.
> Course outline
  1. Getting Started with Microsoft Azure
  2. Websites and Cloud Services
  3. Virtual Machines
  4. Virtual Networks
  5. Cloud Storage
  6. Microsoft Azure Databases
  7. Azure Active Directory
  8. Microsoft Azure Management Tools


Module 1: Getting Started with Microsoft Azure
  • What Is Cloud Computing?
  • What Is Azure?
  • Managing Azure
  • Subscription Management and Billing
Skills
  • Lab : Using the Microsoft Azure Portal
  • Add a Co-Administrator
  • View Billing Data
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Module 2: Websites and Cloud Services
  • Create and Configure Websites
  • Deploy and Monitor Websites
  • Create and Deploy Cloud Services
Skills
  • Lab : Websites and Cloud Services
  • Create a WordPress Website
  • Create a Cloud Service
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Module 3: Virtual Machines
  • Create and Configure Virtual Machines
  • Configure Disks
Skills
  • Lab : Create a Virtual Machine in Microsoft Azure
  • Create a Virtual Machine from the Gallery
  • Verify the functionality of the Virtual Machine
  • Attach a Data Disk
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Module 4: Virtual Networks
  • Getting Started with Virtual Networks
  • Creating a Virtual Network
  • Implementing Point-to-Site Networks
Skills
  • Lab : Create a Virtual Network
  • Creating a Virtual Network
  • Creating Virtual Machines from the Gallery
  • Add Point-to-Site Connectivity
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Module 5: Cloud Storage
  • Understand Cloud Storage
  • Create and Manage Storage
Skills
  • Lab : Configure Azure Storage
  • Create an Azure Storage Account
  • Create and Manage Blobs
  • Upload Files
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Module 6: Microsoft Azure Databases
  • Understand Relational Database Deployment Options
  • Create and Connect to SQL Databases
Skills
  • Lab : Create an SQL Database
  • Create a New SQL Database in Azure and Configure SQL Server Firewall Rules
  • Add Data to an SQL Database in Azure by Using SQL Server Management Studio
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Module 7: Azure Active Directory
  • Manage Azure AD Objects
  • Manage Authentication
Skills
  • Lab : Create Users in Azure Active Directory
  • Create an Azure AD Directory
  • Create Users in Azure Active Directory
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Module 8: Microsoft Azure Management Tools
  • Azure PowerShell
  • The Azure SDK and the Azure Cross-Platform Command-Line Interface
Skills
  • Lab : Using Microsoft Azure Management Tools
  • Use the Azure PowerShell Modules
  • Use the Azure Cross-Platform Command-Line Interface
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> Pre-Requisites
A basic understanding of websites.
  • A basic understanding of Active Directory concepts including: Domains, Users, Domain Controllers.
  • A basic understanding of database concepts including tables and simple queries.
> Purpose
Describe cloud computing, Microsoft Azure, and Azure subscriptions. Describe and create Microsoft Azure websites. Create and configure virtual machines in Microsoft Azure. Create a Microsoft Azure virtual network. Describe and configure Microsoft Azure storage. Describe and deploy databases in Microsoft Azure. Describe and configure Microsoft Azure Active Directory.