Microsoft Azure for AWS Experts (40390)

Microsoft | Azure Cloud Services

About this Course

This 3-day instructor-led course provides an in-depth discussion and practical hands-on training of Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Services (IaaS) including Azure Virtual Machines, Storage, Virtual Networking, and deployment options. In addition to practical, hands-on training, the student will participate in several architecture design sessions to help them prepare for real world scenarios. This training is specifically designed to relate technologies and scenarios used in AWS to those used in Microsoft Azure.

Audience Profile

IT Professionals, Developers, and Enterprise Architects with cloud computing experience using Amazon Web Services.

At Course Completion

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Introduction to Azure
  • Azure Virtual Machines
  • Azure Networking
  • Azure Resource Manager
  • Backup and Disaster Recovery
  • Introduction to Azure AD
  • Architecture Session 

Course Outline

Module 1: Introduction to Azure

The student will learn core knowledge of Microsoft Azure, including how the Global Foundation Services are used and at a high level view of the architecture behind the scenes. Additionally, students will learn the basics of subscription management and managing access to subscriptions.

Lessons

  • Introduction to Azure
  • Accessing Azure
  • Azure Availability
  • Mapping Azure Terminology to Amazon Web Services
  • Subscription Planning
  • Pricing and Licensing Virtual Machines

After completing this module, you will be able to:

  • Understand the core knowledge of Microsoft Azure
  • Understand the basics of subscription management and how to manage access to subscriptions.

Module 2: Azure Virtual Machines

The student will learn a solid foundation on Microsoft Azure Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) and specifically focus on virtual machines and virtual networks and their underlying architecture and capabilities. Topics such as monitoring, automation and configuration management will be covered. The next generation of Azure IaaS (Azure Resource Manager) will also be discussed with an introduction to template authoring and automation for automated deployments of infrastructure.

Lessons

  • Virtual Machines Overview
  • Virtual Machine Storage
  • Virtual Machine Connectivity
  • Virtual Machine Connectivity and Availability
  • Azure Dev/Test Labs

Lab: Creating a Microsoft Azure Virtual Machine

Lab: Attaching additional storage using the Portal

Lab: Managing Azure Storage

After completing this module, you will be able to:

  • Understand Microsoft Azure Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
  • Understand virtual machines and virtual networks and their underlying architecture and capabilities

Module 3: Azure Networking

The student will learn about core virtual machine networking capabilities of virtual machines. Topics will include architecture concepts for “Classic” mode such as cloud services and affinity groups as well as new Azure Resource Manager architecture concepts. IP address management for both architectures are discussed as well as core networking topics such as: enabling IP traffic by port, load balancing, access control lists, network security groups, and user defined routing with multiple NICs. Hybrid connectivity options such as site-to-site, point-to-site, and ExpressRoute will also be explored.

Lessons

  • The big (network) picture
  • Core Networking
  • Virtual Networks
  • Network Security Groups
  • Azure Load Balancer
  • Hybrid Cloud Networking
  • Application Gateway
  • Traffic Manager and Azure DNS

Lab: Setting up the Lab Environment

Lab: Configuring User Defiined Routes

Lab: Configuring Virtual Network to Virtual Network

Lab: Deploying a Geo-Redundant Solution with Traffic Manager

After completing this module, you will be able to:

  • Understand core virtual machine networking capabilities of virtual machines.

Module 4: Microsoft Azure for AWS Experts

The student will learn about how Azure Resource Manager can be used to deploy, manage, and control access to resources within Azure. Topics such as template authoring and deployment, role based access control (RBAC), and tagging will be discussed.

Lessons

  • Azure Resource Manager
  • Authoring and Deploying Templates
  • Controlling Access
  • Command Line Tools

Lab: Automating Workloads with a Template

Lab: Using the Azure Command Line Tools

After completing this module, you will be able to:

  • Understand how Azure Resource Manager can be used to deploy, manage, and control access to Azure resources.

Module 5: Backup and Disaster Recovery

The student will learn key technologies such as Azure Storage, StorSimple, and Azure Site Recovery, including Protection Plans, and Backup for data center level high availability, migration, and disaster recovery. Students will participate in an architecture session to design a solution for a real-world scenario.

Lessons

  • Backup
  • StorSimple
  • Disaster Recovery

Lab: Protecting a Virtual Machine with Azure Backup

After completing this module, you will be able to:

  • Understand Azure Storage, StorSimple, and Azure Site Recovery technologies.

Module 6: Introduction to Azure AD

The student will learn the basic capabilities of Azure AD and how it can be used to extend on-premises identities to Azure. Other features such as multi-factor authentication will be explored.

Lessons

  • Microsoft Azure Active Directory Introduction
  • Application Access using Microsoft Azure AD
  • Azure AD Application Proxy
  • Multi-Factor Authentication
  • Company Branding

After completing this module, you will be able to:

  • Understand the basic capabilities of Azure AD.
  • Understand multi-factor authentication.

Module 7: Architecture Session

The student will get hands-on practice analyzing a customer's need, and then designing, preparing, and presenting a solution.

Lessons

  • Lift andShift Attendee Guide
  • Backup and Disaster Recovery

After completing this module, you will be able to: Analyze, design, prepare, and present solutions for a customer. 

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Our On-Demand Solution Includes all of the following:

  • 90-day access to training videos
  • 90-day access to hands-on labs
  • 90-day access to exercises
  • Knowledge Checks

The benefits of our On-Demand solution are: 

  • MICROSOFT OFFICIAL: The content is based on the same official courseware used in instructor-led training and maps to the MOC flow
  • LIVE HANDS-ON LABS: Unlike other on-demand offerings that offer simulated labs, MOC On-Demand gives you a live, real-time environment for hands-on learning
  • SELF-PACED LEARNING: With MOC On-Demand, you can build deep technical skills on a range of Microsoft technologies when you choose, where you choose
  • HIGH-QUALITY CONTENT: The high-quality videos offer in-depth technical content delivered by engaging instructors
  • IMMEDIATE FFEDBACK: Knowledge checks at the end of each module and each course tells you whether you’ve mastered the content and are ready to move on

On-Demand Add-ons:

  • Lifetime eBook available at an additional cost
  • 6 month lab access available at an additional cost

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