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Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies Training (AZ-303)

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  • Overview
    • This course teaches Solutions Architects how to translate business requirements into secure, scalable, and reliable solutions. Lessons include virtualization, automation, networking, storage, identity, security, data platform, and application infrastructure. This course outlines how decisions in each theses area affects an overall solution.
  • Who Should Take This Course

    AUDIENCE

    This course is for IT Professionals with expertise in designing and implementing solutions running on Microsoft Azure. They should have broad knowledge of IT operations, including networking, virtualization, identity, security, business continuity, disaster recovery, data platform, budgeting, and governance. Azure Solution Architects use the Azure Portal and as they become more adept they use the Command Line Interface. Candidates must have expert-level skills in Azure administration and have experience with Azure development processes and DevOps processes.

    Prerequisites

    Successful Azure Solution Architects start this role with experience on operating systems, virtualization, cloud infrastructure, storage structures, and networking.

    • Understanding of on-premises virtualization technologies, including: VMs, virtual networking, and virtual hard disks.
    • Understanding of network configuration, including TCP/IP, Domain Name System (DNS), virtual private networks (VPNs), firewalls, and encryption technologies.
    • Understanding of Active Directory concepts, including domains, forests, domain controllers, replication, Kerberos protocol, and Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP).
    • Understanding of resilience and disaster recovery, including backup and restore operations.
  • Why You Should Take This Course

    Upon completion of this course, you will have the following skills:

    • Secure identities with Azure Active Directory and users and groups.
    • Implement identity solutions spanning on-premises and cloud-based capabilities
    • Apply monitoring solutions for collecting, combining, and analyzing data from different sources.
    • Manage subscriptions, accounts, Azure policies, and Role-Based Access Control.
    • Administer Azure using the Resource Manager, Azure portal, Cloud Shell, and CLI.
    • Configure intersite connectivity solutions like VNet Peering, and virtual network gateways.
    • Administer Azure App Service, Azure Container Instances, and Kubernetes.
  • Schedule
  • Course Outline

    Outline for Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies Training

    Module 1: Implement Azure Active Directory

    In this module, you will learn how to secure identities with Azure Active Directory, and implement users and groups. This module includes:

     

    Lessons

    Overview of Azure Active Directory

    Users and Groups

    Domains and Custom Domains

    Azure AD Identity Protection

    Implement Conditional Access

    Configure Fraud Alerts for MFA

    Implement Bypass Options

    Configure Guest Users in Azure AD

    Configure Trusted IPs

    Manage Multiple Directories

    After completing this module, students will be able to:

     

    Understand how Multiple AAD organizations interact

    Add Guest Users to Azure AD

    Configure Location Condition Configuration

    Configure Azure MFA settings

    Implement Conditional Access Azure MFA

    Create a Blueprint

    Module 2: Implement and Manage Hybrid Identities

    In this module, you will learn how to install and configure Azure AD Connect and implement Azure AD Connect Health. This module includes:

    Lessons

    Install and Configure Azure AD Connect

    Configure Password Sync and Password Writeback

    Configure Azure AD Connect Health

    After completing this module, students will be able to:

    Implement Azure AD seamless Single Sign-On

    Perform an Azure AD Connect installation

    Implement Azure AD Connect Health

    Module 3: Implement Virtual Networking

    In this module, you will learn about basic virtual networking concepts like virtual networks and subnetting, IP addressing, network security groups, Azure Firewall, and Azure DNS. This module includes:

    Lessons

    Virtual Network Peering

    Implement VNet Peering

    After completing this module, students will be able to:

    Connect services with Virtual Network Peering

    Configure VNet Peering

    Understand Service Chaining

    Modify or delete VNet Peering

    Module 4: Implement VMs for Windows and Linux

    In this module, you will learn about Azure virtual machines including planning, creating, availability and extensions.

    Lessons

    Select Virtual Machine Size

    Configure High Availability

    Implement Azure Dedicated Hosts

    Deploy and Configure Scale Sets

    Configure Azure Disk Encryption

    After completing this module, students will be able to:

    Plan for virtual machine implementations

    Create virtual machines

    Configure virtual machine availability, including scale sets

    Understand High Availability options for VMs in Azure

    Module 5: Implement Load Balancing and Network Security

    In this module, you will learn about network traffic strategies including network routing and service endpoints, Azure Load Balancer, Azure Application Gateway, and Traffic Manager.

    Lessons

    Implement Azure Load Balancer

    Implement an Application Gateway

    Understand Web Application Firewall

    Implement Azure Firewall

    Implement Azure Front Door

    Implementing Azure Traffic Manager

    Implement Network Security Groups and Application Security Groups

    Implement Azure Bastion

    Lab : Implementing Highly Available Azure IaaS Compute Architecture

    Describe characteristics of highly available Azure VMs residing in the same availability set

    Describe characteristics of highly available Azure VMs residing in different availability zones

    Describe characteristics of automatic horizontal scaling of Azure VM Scale Sets

    Describe characteristics of manual vertical scaling of Azure VM Scale Sets

    After completing this module, students will be able to:

    Select a Load Balancer solution

    Configure Application Gateway

    Implement Azure Firewall

    Create an Azure Front Door

    Understand Traffic Manager routing methods

    Configure Network Security Groups (NSGs)

    Module 6: Implement Storage Accounts

    In this module, you will learn about basic storage features including storage accounts, blob storage, Azure files and File Sync, storage security, and storage tools.

    Lessons

    Storage Accounts

    Blob Storage

    Storage Security

    Managing Storage

    Accessing Blobs and Queues using AAD

    Lab : Implementing and Configuring Azure Storage File and Blob Services

    Implement authorization of Azure Storage blobs by leveraging shared access signatures

    Implement authorization of Azure Storage blobs by leveraging Azure Active Directory

    Implement authorization of Azure Storage file shares by leveraging access keys

    Configure Azure Storage Firewalls and Virtual Networks

    After completing this module, students will be able to:

    Understand Storage Account services and types

    Configure Blob storage, accounts, containers, and access tiers

    Implement Shared Access Signatures (SAS)

    Understand Azure Storage firewalls and virtual networks

    Module 7: Implement NoSQL Databases

    In this module, you will learn about Azure Table Storage and recommend options for CosmsoDB APIs.

    Lessons

    Configure Storage Account Tables

    Select Appropriate CosmosDB APIs

    After completing this module, students will be able to:

    Outline the Table Service Data Model

    Understand options for Azure Cosmos DB

    Understand high availability using CosmosDB

    Module 8: Implement Azure SQL Databases

    In this module, you will create an Azure SQL Database single database, create an Azure SQL Database Managed Instance, and review high-availability and Azure SQL database.

    Lessons

    Configure Azure SQL Database Settings

    Implement Azure SQL Database Managed Instances

    High-Availability and Azure SQL Database

    In this module, you will learn how to

    Create an Azure SQL Database (single database)

    Create an Azure SQL Database Managed Instance

    Recommend high-availability architectural models used in Azure SQL Database

    Module 9: Automate Deployment and Configuration of Resources

    In this module, you will learn about the tools an Azure Administrator uses to manage their infrastructure. This includes the Azure Portal, Cloud Shell, Azure PowerShell, CLI, and Resource Manager Templates.

    Lessons

    Azure Resource Manager Templates

    Save a Template for a VM

    Evaluate Location of New Resources

    Configure a Virtual Hard Disk Template

    Deploy from a template

    Create and Execute an Automation Runbook

    After completing this module, students will be able to:

    Leverage Azure Resource Manager to organize resources

    Use ARM Templates to deploy resources

    Create and Execute an Automation Runbook

    Deploy an Azure VM from a VHD

    Understand Azure encryption technologies

    Module 10: Implement and Manage Azure Governance

    In this module, you will learn about managing your subscriptions and accounts, implementing Azure policies, and using Role-Based Access Control.

    Lessons

    Create Management Groups, Subscriptions, and Resource Groups

    Overview of Role-Based Access Control (RBAC)

    Role-Based Access Control (RBAC) Roles

    Azure AD Access Reviews

    Implement and Configure an Azure Policy

    Azure Blueprints

    Lab : Implementing and Configuring Azure Storage File and Blob Services

    Implement authorization of Azure Storage blobs by leveraging shared access signatures

    Implement authorization of Azure Storage blobs by leveraging Azure Active Directory

    Implement authorization of Azure Storage file shares by leveraging access keys

    Lab : Managing Azure Role-Based Access Control

    Define a custom RBAC role

    Assign a custom RBAC role

    After completing this module, students will be able to:

    Understand Resource Group Organization

    Understand how RBAC works

    Create an Azure AD access review

    Create and manage policies to enforce compliance

    Module 11: Manage Security for Applications

    In this module, you will learn about Azure Key Vault and implementing authentication using Azure Managed Identities.

    Lessons

    Azure Key Vault

    Azure Managed Identity

    After completing this module, students will be able to:

    Explain Key Vault uses such as secrets, key, and Certificate management

    Use Managed Identities with Azure resources

    Module 12: Manage Workloads in Azure

    In this module, you will learn how to migrate workloads using Azure Migrate, perform VMware agent-based and agent-less migrations, and perform Azure Backup and Azure Site Recovery.

    Lessons

    Migrate Workloads using Azure Migrate

    VMware – Agentless Migration

    VMware – Agent-Based Migration

    Implement Azure Backup

    Azure to Azure Site Recovery

    Implement Azure Update Management

    Lab : Protecting Hyper-V VMs by using Azure Site Recovery

    Configure Azure Site Recovery

    Perform test failover

    Perform planned failover

    Perform unplanned failover

    After completing this module, students will be able to:

    Understand agent-based migration architecture

    Prepare for Azure for migration

    Prepare an on-premises VMware environment

    Understand Azure VM backup architecture

    Manage updates and patches for Azure VMs

    Module 13: Implement Container-Based Applications

    In this module, you will learn how to run Azure Container instances and how to deploy Kubernetes with AKS.

    Lessons

    Azure Container Instances

    Configure Azure Kubernetes Service

    After completing this module, students will be able to:

    Run Azure Container instances

    Deploy Kubernetes with AKS

    Module 14: Implement an Application Infrastructure

    In this module, you will learn how to create an App Service web App for Containers, create and configure an App Service Plan, and create and manage Deployment Slots.

    Lessons

    Create and Configure Azure App Service

    Create an App Service Web App for Containers

    Create and Configure an App Service Plan

    Configure Networking for an App Service

    Create and Manage Deployment Slots

    Implement Logic Apps

    Implement Azure Functions

    Lab : Configuring a Message-Based Integration Architecture

    Configure and validate an Azure Function App Storage Blob trigger

    Configure and validate an Azure Event Grid subscription-based queue messaging

    Lab : Implementing an Azure App Service Web App with a Staging Slot

    Implement Blue/Green deployment pattern by using deployment slots of Azure App Service web apps

    Perform A/B testing by using deployment slots of Azure App Service web apps

    After completing this module, students will be able to:

    Configure an Azure App Service

    Create an App Service Plan

    Create a Workflow using Azure Logic Apps

    Create a Function App

    Module 15: Implement Cloud Infrastructure Monitoring

    In this module, you will learn about Azure Monitor, Azure Workbooks, Azure Alerts, Network Watcher, Azure Service Health, Azure Application Insights.

    Lessons

    Azure Infrastructure Security Monitoring

    Azure Monitor

    Azure Workbooks

    Azure Alerts

    Log Analytics

    Network Watcher

    Azure Service Health

    Monitor Azure Costs

    Azure Application Insights

    Unified Monitoring in Azure

    In this module, you will learn how to

    Understand Azure Log Analytics

    Understand Azure Service Health

  • FAQs
    Is there a discount available for current students?

    UMBC students and alumni, as well as students who have previously taken a public training course with UMBC Training Centers are eligible for a 10% discount, capped at $250. Please provide a copy of your UMBC student ID or an unofficial transcript or the name of the UMBC Training Centers course you have completed. Online courses are excluded from this offer.

    What is the cancellation and refund policy?

    Student will receive a refund of paid registration fees only if UMBC Training Centers receives a notice of cancellation at least 10 business days prior to the class start date for classes or the exam date for exams.

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