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M10979 – Introduction to Microsoft Azure for IT Professionals

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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.

During this course, students will be introduced to the principles of cloud computing and will become familiar how these principles have been implemented in Microsoft Azure. Students will walk through the process of implementing the core Azure infrastructure, consisting of virtual networks and storage and learn how to create the most common Azure services, including Azure virtual machines (VMs), Web Apps, and SQL Databases. Students will conclude the course by describing features of Azure AD and methods of integrating it with on-premises Active Directory.

Course Outline:

Course Outline:

1. Getting Started with Microsoft Azure

  • What is Cloud Computing
  • What is Azure
  • Managing Azure
  • Subscription Management and Billing

2. Microsoft Azure management tools

  • What is Azure PowerShell
  • The Azure SDK and the Azure CLI

3. Virtual Machines in Microsoft Azure

  • Create and Configure Virtual Machines
  • Configure Azure VM in Azure

4. Azure Web Apps

  • Creating and configuring Azure web apps
  • Deploying and Monitoring web apps

5. Implementing Azure networking

  • Getting started with Azure networking
  • Getting started with Azure Load Balancer

6. Introduction Azure Storage and Data Services

  • Understanding Azure Storage options
  • Creating and managing storage
  • Understanding options for relational database deployments
  • Creating and connecting to Azure SQL databases

7. Introduction to containers and serverless computing in Azure

  • Implementing Windows and Linux containers in Azure
  • Introduction to Azure serverless computing

8. Configuring and Managing Azure Active Directory (AD)

  • Overview of Azure AD
  • Manage Azure AD Authentication

Course Audience & Prerequisites:

Audience:

  • 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

 

Course Offerings:

Instructor Led In Classroom

Newcomp can directly deliver  IBM Business Analytics courses for Business Intelligence, Performance Management, and IBM Advanced Analytics through the use of in-class training facilities.

Currently,  in-class courses are offered in Markham, Ottawa, Vancouver, Halifax, and Edmonton. Please note that classes can be added to new areas based on demand.

Instructor Led Online

Students receive the same quality as an in-class course, with a live instructor and the ability to participate in hands-on labs through real-life examples

ILOs help cut costs by reducing time and travel as they can be taken from home or the office and require only the use of a computer, high-speed wired internet and a headset.

Self Paced

Students can receive the same high-quality training, with the same courseware at their own speed and schedule with SPVC.  Individuals with busy schedules can complete a course over a 30-day timeframe at a lower price than in-class or ILO courses. Please note that there is no live interaction with an instructor in this format.

  • Course Outline
  • Course Audience & Prerequisites
  • Course Offerings
  • Related Courses

Course Outline:

1. Getting Started with Microsoft Azure

  • What is Cloud Computing
  • What is Azure
  • Managing Azure
  • Subscription Management and Billing

2. Microsoft Azure management tools

  • What is Azure PowerShell
  • The Azure SDK and the Azure CLI

3. Virtual Machines in Microsoft Azure

  • Create and Configure Virtual Machines
  • Configure Azure VM in Azure

4. Azure Web Apps

  • Creating and configuring Azure web apps
  • Deploying and Monitoring web apps

5. Implementing Azure networking

  • Getting started with Azure networking
  • Getting started with Azure Load Balancer

6. Introduction Azure Storage and Data Services

  • Understanding Azure Storage options
  • Creating and managing storage
  • Understanding options for relational database deployments
  • Creating and connecting to Azure SQL databases

7. Introduction to containers and serverless computing in Azure

  • Implementing Windows and Linux containers in Azure
  • Introduction to Azure serverless computing

8. Configuring and Managing Azure Active Directory (AD)

  • Overview of Azure AD
  • Manage Azure AD Authentication

Audience:

  • 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

 

Instructor Led In Classroom

Newcomp can directly deliver  IBM Business Analytics courses for Business Intelligence, Performance Management, and IBM Advanced Analytics through the use of in-class training facilities.

Currently,  in-class courses are offered in Markham, Ottawa, Vancouver, Halifax, and Edmonton. Please note that classes can be added to new areas based on demand.

Instructor Led Online

Students receive the same quality as an in-class course, with a live instructor and the ability to participate in hands-on labs through real-life examples

ILOs help cut costs by reducing time and travel as they can be taken from home or the office and require only the use of a computer, high-speed wired internet and a headset.

Self Paced

Students can receive the same high-quality training, with the same courseware at their own speed and schedule with SPVC.  Individuals with busy schedules can complete a course over a 30-day timeframe at a lower price than in-class or ILO courses. Please note that there is no live interaction with an instructor in this format.

20533E – Implementing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions

In this course, students will learn how to provision and manage services in Microsoft Azure. Learn how to implement infrastructure components such as virtual networks, virtual machines, containers, web and mobile apps, and storage in Azure. Students will also review how to plan for and manage Azure AD, and configure Azure AD integration with on-premises Active Directory domains. This course incorporates materials from the Official Microsoft Learning Product 20533 and can assist students in their preparation for Exam 70-533: Implementing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions. This course is retired and replaced by the following courses: 

20532D – Developing Microsoft Azure Solutions

In this course, students will learn how to build web applications. Students should also have experience with the Microsoft Azure platform and a basic understanding of the services offered in Azure. This course offers students the opportunity to take an existing web application and expand its functionality as part of moving it to Azure. The course does not require any existing experience with the ASP.NET platform but does require experience with C#. This course focuses on the development considerations and decisions necessary when building a highly available solution in the cloud. This course also prepares the students for the 70-532: Developing Microsoft Azure Solutions certification exam.

M20535 – Architecting Microsoft Azure Solutions

This course is intended for architects who have experience building infrastructure and applications on the Microsoft Azure platform.  Students should have a thorough understanding of most services offered on the Azure platform. The students typically work for organizations that have an active solution on Azure and are planning to enhance existing solutions or deploy more solutions to the Azure platform. This course also is intended for architects who want to take the Microsoft Certification exam, 70-535, Architecting Microsoft Azure Solutions. This course incorporates materials from the Official Microsoft Learning Product 20535 and can assist you in your preparation for Exam 70-535: Architecting Microsoft Azure Solutions.

M20774 – Perform Cloud Data Science with Azure Machine Learning

The main purpose of the course is to give students the ability to analyze and present data by using Azure Machine Learning, and to provide an introduction to the use of machine learning with big data tools such as HDInsight and R Services.