Microsoft Azure technologies for AWS Architects

3 Day Course
Hands On
Official Microsoft Curriculum
Code M-AZ030

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Overview

This course teaches Solutions Architects who have previously designed for Amazon Web Services how to translate business requirements into secure, scalable, and reliable solutions for Azure. 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.

Objectives

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • 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.

Target Audience

This course is for AWS Cloud Architects with expertise in designing and implementing solutions running on AWS who now want to design for Microsoft Azure.

Training Partners

We work with the following best of breed training partners using our bulk buying power to bring you a wider range of dates, locations and prices.

Modules

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Introduction to Azure (2 topics)

  • Subscriptions and accounts
  • Resource groups and templates in Azure Resource Manager

Azure global infrastructure (3 topics)

  • Azure regions
  • Azure Availability Zones
  • Comparison with AWS

Implement Azure Active Directory (6 topics)

  • Introduction to Azure Active Directory
  • Domains and custom domains
  • Safety features
  • Guest users in Azure Active Directory
  • Manage multiple directories
  • Comparison with AWS

Implement and manage hybrid identities (2 topics)

  • Introduction to Azure AD Connect
  • Comparison with AWS

Implement Virtual Networking (3 topics)

  • Azure Virtual Network and VNet peering
  • VPN and ExpressRoute connections
  • Comparison with AWS

Implement VMs for Windows and Linux (2 topics)

  • Configure high availability
  • Comparison with AWS

Implement load balancing and network security (5 topics)

  • Implement Azure Load Balancer
  • Implement an Azure Application Gateway
  • Implement Azure Firewall
  • Implement network security groups and application security groups
  • Comparison with AWS

Implement container-based applications (3 topics)

  • Configure Azure Kubernetes Service
  • Publish a solution on an Azure Container Instance
  • Comparison with AWS

Implement an application infrastructure (5 topics)

  • Create an App Service plan
  • Create and configure Azure App Service
  • Configure networking for an App Service
  • Introduction to Logic Apps and Azure Functions
  • Comparison with AWS

Implement storage accounts (4 topics)

  • Azure Storage core concepts
  • Managing the Azure Blob storage lifecycle
  • Working with Azure Blob storage
  • Comparison with AWS

Implement NoSQL databases (5 topics)

  • Introduction to Azure Cosmos DB
  • Consistency
  • Select appropriate CosmosDB APIs
  • Set up replicas in CosmosDB
  • Comparison with AWS DynamoDB

Implement Azure SQL databases (4 topics)

  • Configure Azure SQL database settings
  • Implement Azure SQL Database managed instances
  • Configure high availability for an Azure SQL database
  • Comparison with AWS

Implement cloud infrastructure monitoring (4 topics)

  • Monitor security
  • Monitor cost
  • Configure a Log Analytics workspace
  • Comparison with AWS

Implement and manage Azure governance solutions (4 topics)

  • Assign RBAC roles
  • Configure management access to Azure
  • Implement and configure an Azure Policy
  • Comparison with AWS

Manage security for applications (4 topics)

  • Implement Azure Key Vault
  • Implement and configure Azure AD Managed Identities
  • Register and manage applications in Azure AD
  • Comparison with AWS

Migration, backup, and disaster recovery management (4 topics)

  • Migrate workloads
  • Implement Azure Backup for VMs
  • Implement disaster recovery
  • Comparison with AWS

Prerequisites

  • Experience (>1year) as an AWS Architect designing secure and scalable AWS cloud solutions across storage structures, compute, networking, and the interaction with external resources/services.
  • 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.
  • Understanding of programming fundamentals and use of a scripting language.

Candidates will benefit from familiarity with Azure administration, Azure development processes, and DevOps processes.

Scheduled Dates

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Pricing

Different pricing structures are available including special offers. These include early bird, late availability, multi-place, corporate volume and self-funding rates. Please arrange a discussion with a training advisor to discover your most cost effective option.

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4 Days $2,190

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