This course is intended for students who have experience building vertically scaled applications.
Students will also have experience with the Microsoft Azure platform and a basic understanding of the services offered.
The candidates targeted by this training have basic experience in implementing and monitoring Microsoft Azure solutions.
Candidates are also proficient with the development tools, techniques and approaches used to build application solutions.
At Course Completion
After completing this course, students will be able to:
- Compare the services available in the Azure platform.
- Configure and deploy ASP.NET web applications.
- Creating Azure WebSites from the gallery.
- Deploying and monitoring Azure WebSites.
- Creating and configuring Azure Virtual Machines.
- Describe the relationship between Cloud Services and Virtual Machines.
- Deploy existing Cloud Service packages.
- Create and manage a Storage account.
- Manage blobs and containers in a Storage account.
- Create, configure and connect to a SQL Databases instance.
- Identify the implications of importing a SQL Standalone database.
- Manage users, groups and subscriptions in an Azure Active Directory instance.
- Create a virtual network.
- Implement a point to site network.
Module 1: Development using the Microsoft Azure Platform
In this module, students will review the services available in the Azure platform and the Management Portals used to manage the service instances.
Module 2: Establishing a Development Environment using Azure Virtual Machines
In this module, students will learn about Virtual Machine hosting options available in Azure. Students will be able to deploy custom workloads to an Azure Virtual Machine, manage the VM and its images and also monitor VMs.
Module 3: Managing Infrastructure in Azure
In this module, students will explore the Infrastructure components in Azure. Students will be able to describe Virtual Networks and understand the relationship between the VNETs and the different services offered in Azure. Students will also be able to add Cloud Services and Virtual Machines to VNETs. Finally students will scale multiple instances of services in a VNET.
Module 4: Web Infrastructure in the Azure Platform
In this module, students will learn how to create and host a simple website using Azure Web Sites. Students will also learn how to monitor and manage the website using the Management Portal.
Module 5: Designing Cloud Applications for Resiliency
This module covers the common practices and patterns for building resilient and scalable web applications that will be hosted in Azure.
Module 6: Processing Background Logic using Azure
In this module, students will learn how to use Cloud Service Worker Roles and Web Sites Web Jobs to process data in the background. Students will also be able to use Cloud Service Cache Roles to store data in the cache.
Module 7: Storing Tabular Data in Azure
In this module, students will be able to use Azure SQL Databases to store and retrieve data. Students will also learn how to store data in Azure Table Storage.
Module 8: Storing Files and Media in Azure
In this module, students will learn how to store and access multimedia files in Azure using Blob Storage.
Module 9: Storing Data in Queues using Azure
In this module, students will use Azure Queue Storage to queue data for asynchronous processing. Students will also be able to identify the Service Bus offerings and identify which ones to use in appropriate scenarios. Students will be able to use the Azure Service Bus Relay to connect on-premise services with client applications.
Module 10: Automating Integration with Azure Resources
In this module, students will explore the options for Automating their interactions with Azure Resources.
Module 11: Implementing Security in Web Applications using Azure
In this module, students will be able to use Azure Active Directory to implement security in a Cloud web application.
Module 12: Deploying Web Applications to Azure
In this module, students will be able to deploy web applications to Azure by using WebDeploy and Service Packages.