Azure Solutions Architect - Technologies Training (AZ-300)

Level: Foundation

Prepare for the 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

Key Features of this Training:

You Will Learn How To:

  • 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

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  • Feb 11 - 15 ( 5 Days)
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Instructor-Led Course Information

  • Software/Tools

    • Role-based access control (RBAC)
    • Azure portal, PowerShell, and ARM templates
    • Azure Alerts and Activity Log
    • Cloud Shell and Resource Explorer
    • ASR on a Hyper-V infrastructure to prepare and complete the migration process
    • Azure Multi-Factor Authentication
    • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
    • Azure Container Registry
  • Recommended Experience

    This course is for an experienced solutions architect.
  • Who Should Attend

    Successful Cloud Solutions Architects begin this role with practical experience with operating systems, virtualization, cloud infrastructure, storage structures, billing, and networking.
  • Exam Information

    This course prepares you to take the AZ-300 Azure Solutions Architect – Technologies exam.

Instructor-Led Course Outline

  • Part 1: AZ-300T01: 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
  • Part 2: AZ-300T02: 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
  • Part 3: AZ-300T03: 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
  • Part 4 AZ-300T04: Creating and Deploying Apps

    Module 1: Creating Web Applications using PaaS
    This module provides and overview of Azure App Service Web Apps for hosting web applications, REST APIs, and a mobile back end.

    Topics include the following:
    • Using shell commands to create an App Service Web App
    • Creating Background Tasks
    • Using Swagger to document an API As well as an explanation of how Logic Apps help to build solutions that integrate apps, data, systems, and services across enterprises or organizations by automating tasks and business processes as workflows.

    After completing this module, students will be able to:
    • Use shell commands to create an App Service Web App
    • Create Background Tasks
    • Use Swagger to document an API

    Module 2: Creating Apps and Services Running on Service Fabric
    This module provides an overview of Azure Service Fabric as a distributed systems platform that makes it easy to package, deploy, and manage scalable and reliable microservices and containers. This module also addresses the challenges in developing and managing cloud native applications.

    Additional topics include:
    • Creating a reliable service
    • Creating a Reliable Actors app
    • Working with Reliable collections

    After completing this module, students will be able to:
    • Create a reliable service
    • Create a Reliable Actors app
    • Hands-on with Reliable collections

    Module 3: Using Azure Kubernetes Service This module focuses on the Azure
    Kubernetes Service (AKS) for deploying and managing a Kubernetes cluster in Azure. Topics include how to reduce operational overhead of managing Kubernetes by offloading much of that responsibility to Azure, such as health monitoring and maintenance.

    Additional topics include:
    • Azure Container Registry
    • Azure Container Instances

    After completing this module, students will be able to:
    • Understand the Azure Container Registry
    • Use Azure Container instances
  • Part 5: AZ-300T05: Implementing Authentication and Secure Data

    Module 1: Implementing Authentication Topics for this module include:

    Lessons
    • Implementing authentication in applications (certificates, Azure AD, Azure AD Connect, token-based)
    • Implementing multi-factor authentication
    • Claims-based authorization
    • Role-based access control (RBAC) authorization

    After completing this module, students will be able to:
    • Understand how to Implement authentication using certificates, Azure AD, Azure AD Connect, and tokens
    • Implement Role-Based Access Control (RBAC) authorization

    Module 2: Implementing Secure Data

    Lessons
    • End-to-end encryption
    • Implementing Azure confidential computing
    • Implementing SSL and TLS communications
    • Managing cryptographic keys in Azure Key Vault

    After completing this module, students will be able to:
    • 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
  • Part 6 AZ-300T06: Developing for the Cloud

    Module 1: Developing Long-Running Tasks and Distributed Transactions

    Topics for this module include:
    • Implementing large-scale, parallel, and high-performance apps using batches
    • HPC using Microsoft Azure Virtual Machines
    • Implementing resilient apps by using queues As well as, implementing code to address application events by using webhooks. Implementing a webhook gives an external resource a URL for an application. The external resource then issues an HTTP request to that URL whenever a change is made that requires the application to take an action.

    Module 2: Configuring a Message-Based Integration Architecture

    Lessons
    • Configure an app or service to send emails
    • Configure an event publish and subscribe model
    • Configure the Azure Relay service
    • Configure apps and services with Microsoft Graph

    After completing this module, students will be able to:
    • How to configure a message-based integration architecture

    Module 3: Developing for Asynchronous Processing

    Lessons
    • Implement parallelism, multithreading, and processing
    • Implement Azure Functions and Azure Logic Apps
    • Implement interfaces for storage or data access
    • Implement appropriate asynchronous computing models
    • Implement autoscaling rules and patterns

    After completing this module, students will be able to:
    • Understand how to Develop for Asynchronous Processing

    Module 4: Developing for Autoscaling

    Lessons
    • Implementing autoscaling rules and patterns
    • Implementing code that addresses singleton application instances
    • Implementing code that addresses a transient state

    After completing this module, students will be able to:
    • Begin creating apps for Autoscaling

    Module 5: Developing Azure Cognitive Services Solutions

    Lessons
    • Developing Solutions using Computer Vision
    • Developing solutions using Bing Web Search
    • Developing solutions using Custom Speech Service
    • Developing solutions using QnA Maker

    After completing this module, students will be able to:
    • Understand Azure Cognitive Services Solutions

Training FAQs

  • What is required to achieve the Azure Solutions Architect certification?

    To achieve the role-based certification, you must pass the following exams:
    • AZ-300: Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies AZ-301: Microsoft Azure Architect Design
    Upon passing both exams, the individual will be Microsoft Certified: Azure Developer Associate.
  • What do I receive if I pass just one of the two exams required for certification?

    Individuals who pass one of the two required exams for certification will receive an achievement badge.
  • Does this new exam and certification replace any existing Azure exams?

    Yes. Microsoft will be retiring the following exam on December 31, 2018:
    • Exam 70-535: Architecting Microsoft Azure Solutions
    The replacement for Exam 70-535 is the Azure Solutions Architect Expert certification (consisting of exams AZ-300 and AZ-301).
  • Will this change affect requirements for competencies?

    Yes. It will affect the Cloud Platform and Cloud Business Applications competencies.
    • Cloud Platform: Exams 70-532, 70-533, and 70-535 are among the requirement options.
    • Cloud Business Applications: Exam 70-535 is among the requirement options.
    Exams 70-535 will retire on December 31, 2018, but will be valid for competencies until December 31, 2019. The new requirements will go into effect on January 1, 2019.

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