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10979: Introduction to Microsoft Azure for IT Professionals

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

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 20533D: Implementing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions.


This course will introduce 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 will explain how to implement the core Azure infrastructure, consisting of virtual networks and storage. With this foundation, students will learn how to create the most common Azure services, including Azure Virtual Machines, Web Apps, and Azure SQL Database. The course will conclude by describing features of Azure AD and methods of integrating it with on-premises Active Directory.

AUDIENCE

This course is intended for individuals who want to evaluate deploying, configuring, and administering services and virtual machines (VMs) by using Azure. This includes:

• Developers who want to evaluate creating Azure solutions.

• Windows Server administrators who want to evaluate the migration of on-premises Active Directory roles and services to the cloud.

• IT professionals who want to evaluate the use of Azure to host websites and mobile app back-end services.

• Database administrators who want to evaluate the use of Azure to host SQL databases.


PREREQUISITES

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


METHODOLOGY

This program will be conducted with interactive lectures, PowerPoint presentation, discussion and practical exercise.

COURSE OBJECTIVES

After completing this course, students will be able to:

• Describe cloud computing, Azure, and Azure subscriptions.

• Use Azure PowerShell, the Azure Software Development Kit (SDK), and the Azure command-line interface (CLI) to manage Azure subscriptions.

• Create and configure virtual machines in Azure and manage their disks.

• Create, configure, and monitor web apps in Azure and deploy Azure platform as a service (PaaS) cloud services.

• Create and configure Azure virtual networks.

• Create, manage, and configure cloud storage in Azure.

• Use Azure SQL Database to create, configure, and manage SQL databases.

• Create and manage Azure AD.


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Modules

Module 1: Getting started with Microsoft Azure

This module introduces students to cloud services and the various Azure services. It describes how to use the Azure portal to access and manage Azure services, and to manage Azure subscription and billing.

Lessons
• What is cloud computing?
• What is Azure?
• Managing Azure
• Subscription management, support, and billing

Lab: Using the Azure portals
• Customizing the Azure portal interface
• Viewing billing, usage, and quotas data

After completing this module, you will be able to:
• Describe cloud computing.
• Describe Azure and its various services.
• Manage Azure services from the Azure portal.
• Manage your Azure subscription and billing.

Module 2: Microsoft Azure management tools

This module explains Azure PowerShell and its use in managing Azure subscriptions. It also describes how to use the Azure SDK and the Azure CLI to manage Azure subscriptions.

Lessons

• What is Azure PowerShell?

• Azure SDK and Azure CLI


Lab: Using Microsoft Azure management tools

• Using the Azure PowerShell modules

• Using the Azure CLI


After completing this module, you will be able to:

• Describe and use Azure PowerShell to manage your Azure subscription.

• Describe the Visual Studio Tools for Azure and use the Azure CLI to manage your Azure subscription.


Module 3: Virtual machines in Microsoft Azure

This module explains how to create and configure virtual machines in Azure and how to manage disks for virtual machines.

Lessons

• Creating and configuring Azure VMs

• Configuring Azure VM storage


Lab: Creating a VM in Azure

• Creating a VM from the Azure portal by using an Azure Marketplace image

• Verifying the functionality of the VM

• Configuring storage of a VM


After completing this module, you will be able to:

• Create and configure VMs in Azure.

• Configure VM availability.

• Configure disks for VMs.


Module 4: Azure Web Apps

This module explains how to create, configure, and monitor web apps in Azure.

Lessons

• Creating and configuring Azure web apps

• Deploying and monitoring Azure web apps


Lab: Creating and managing Azure web apps

• Creating and configuring an Azure web app


After completing this module, you will be able to:

• Create and configure web apps in Microsoft Azure.

• Deploy and monitor Azure web apps.


Module 5: Implementing Azure networking

This module explains how to create and implement Azure networks and how to use their components to enhance the resiliency and availability of virtual machines.

Lessons

• Getting started with Azure networking

• Getting started with Azure Load Balancer


Lab: Creating and configuring virtual networks

• Creating a virtual network

• Creating an Azure load balancer


After completing this module, you will be able to:

• Describe the purpose and functionality of Azure networking and Azure virtual networks.

• Create Azure virtual networks.

• Describe and implement Azure Load Balancer.


Module 6: Introduction Azure Storage and Data Services

This module explains the features and benefits of Azure storage and data services.


Lessons

• Understanding Azure Storage options

• Creating and managing storage

• Understanding options for relational database deployments

• Creating and connecting to Azure SQL databases


Lab: Configuring Azure Storage

• Creating and configuring an Azure Storage account

• Creating and managing blobs


Lab: Creating a SQL Database in Azure

• Creating a new Azure SQL database in Azure and configuring SQL Server firewall rules

• Managing content of an Azure SQL database by using SQL Server Management Studio


After completing this module, you will be able to:

• Describe the features and benefits of Microsoft Azure Storage.

• Create and manage Azure Storage.

• Describe options for relational database deployment in Microsoft Azure.

• Create, connect to, and manage the content of Microsoft Azure SQL Database instances.


Module 7: Introduction to containers and serverless computing in Azure

This module explains the options for implementing containers and describes the serverless technologies available in Azure.

Lessons

• Implementing Windows and Linux containers in Azure

• Introduction to Azure serverless computing


Lab: Implementing containers on Azure VMs

• Implementing Docker hosts on Azure VMs

• Deploying containers to Azure VMs

• Deploying multicontainer applications with Docker Compose to Azure VMs


After completing this module, you will be able to:

• Describe the options for implementing containers in Azure.

• Describe the serverless technologies available in Azure.


Module 8: Configuring and managing Azure AD

This module explains how to create users, domains, and directories in Azure AD, integrate applications with Azure AD, and use Multi-Factor Authentication.

Lessons

• Overview of Azure AD

• Manage Azure AD authentication and authorization


Lab: Create and manage Azure Active Directory

After completing this module, you will be able to:

• Create and manage Azure AD tenants, domains, and users.

• Manage Azure AD authentication and authorization.


Gerald Hoong Seng Kah

Gerald Hoong Seng Kah

Gerald has 19 years of information technology experience and on community service and event experiences, he excels impressively. He was invited as a speaker for 3 break-out sessions for Microsoft TechED SEA 2008 on SQL Server 2008 at Kuala Lumpur Convention Center.

He even participated at the “Ask-The-Expert" booth for Microsoft Visual Studio 2008 and Microsoft SQL Server 2008 at the Heroes Launch 2008 and conducted a Microsoft Visual Studio Team System 2008, formerly code-named “Orcas" Metro workshop for Microsoft Certified Partners and independent software vendors (ISVs).

He was invited as a speaker on various occasions such as during the 2 break-out sessions and 3 instructor-led sessions at Microsoft TechED SEA 2007 on SQL Server 2008 and Office SharePoint Server 2007 respectively at Kuala Lumpur Convention Center. He was also a speaker for an instructor-led session at Microsoft TechEd SEA 2006 on development of web parts using Windows SharePoint Services Version 3.0 at Kuala Lumpur Convention Center.

He conducted a few Microsoft Office 2007 Touchdown workshops for Microsoft Certified Partners and independent software vendors and Microsoft Windows Vista Beta 1 Touchdown workshop and Microsoft Windows Vista Beta 1 Touchdown workshop for Microsoft Certified Partners and ISVs. He also conducted a Microsoft Windows Server code-named “Longhorn" Touchdown workshop and Microsoft Visual Studio Team System workshop for Microsoft Certfied Partners and ISVs.

He was invited as a guest speaker on Microsoft Office 2007 development for the MIND community, which is an active IT community under the helm of Microsoft. He is a committee member of SQL Practitioners Alliance Network (SPAN).

He was the co- speaker and tag team presenter at the recently concluded World SharePoint Conference 2014 at Las Vegas, USA. He was the only Malaysian presenter among the other presenters from Asia.

In March 2014, he participated as co-speaker and tag team presenter at the World SharePoint Conference 2014 at Venetian Hotel and Resorts, Las Vegas, USA.

Recently, he conducted a specialized Microsoft SharePoint training and consultancy for a team of 17 people from Carlsberg Group at Carlsberg & Jacobsen Brewhouse in Copenhagen, Denmark.

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