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This 4-day instructor-led course is the ideal course for anyone who wants to get a comprehensive, advanced understanding of Azure architecture design and to also prepare themselves for the AZ-301 exam. The course uses the official Microsoft Official Curriculum, includes instructor demonstrations, videos and hands-on labs.

Learning outcomes

Find out how to:

  • Determine workload requirements including functional, non-functional and compliance requirements
  • Optimise a consumption strategy
  • Design an auditing and monitoring solution using Azure Policies, Monitoring and Security Centre
  • Integrating SaaS services on Azure using Bot Services, Machine Learning and Cognitive Services
  • Design for identity and security, including authentication, authorisation, RBAC and single-sign-on, using Azure Active Directory, MFA, Privileged Identity Management and Key Vault
  • Design a solution to identify and prevent identity risks, using Azure Active Directory, Advanced Threat Protection and Identity Protection
  • Design a Monitoring Strategy for Identity and Security, using Azure Monitor, Service Health and Activity Logs
  • Design a data platform solution using Azure Storage, NoSQL, Cosmos DB and Web Apps
  • Design a business continuity strategy using Availability Zones, Regions, SQL and Azure Site Recovery
  • Design for deployment, migration, and integration using Azure Functions, Service Fabric, High-Performance Compute, Web Apps and Azure Resource Manager templates
  • Design an infrastructure strategy using the Azure Architecture Center, Performance Patterns, Load Balancing, Availability Sets and Azure Virtual Networks.

Who should attend

This course is intended for Engineers, Architects and anyone else seeking an advanced understanding of Microsoft Azure Services.

Course contents

1. Managing Security & Identity for Azure Solutions
  • Integrate their existing solutions with external identity providers using Azure AD B2B or B2C
  • Design a hybrid identity solution
  • Determine when to use advanced features of Azure AD such as Managed Service Identity, MFA and Privileged Identity Management
  • Secure application secrets using Key Vault
  • Secure application data using SQL Database and Azure Storage features
2. Integrating SaaS Services Available on the Azure Platform
  • Integrate their existing solutions with external identity providers using Azure AD B2B or B2C
  • Detail the various APIs available in Cognitive Services
  • Identify when to use the Face API, Speech API or Language Understanding (LUIS) service
  • Describe the relationship to Bot Framework and Azure Bot Services
  • Create a simple bot using QnA Maker
  • Describe Azure Machine Learning
  • Describe Azure Media Services
  • Discuss Media Services workflows including live streaming, dynamic packaging and static conversion
  • Detail uses of the Computer Vision API
3. Backing Azure Solutions with Azure Storage
  • Determine the ideal pricing option for Azure Storage based on a solution’s requirements
  • Identify performance thresholds for the Azure Storage service
  • Determine the type of Storage blobs to use for specific solution components
  • Use the Azure Files service for SMB operations
  • Identify solutions that could benefit from the use of StorSimple physical or virtual devices
4. Comparing Database Options in Azure
  • Compare and contrast various database options on Azure
  • Identify data streaming options for large-scale data ingest
  • Identify longer-term data storage options
5. Monitoring & Automating Azure Solutions
  • Compare and contrast monitoring services for applications, the Azure platform, and networking
  • Design an alert scheme for a solution hosted in Azure
  • Select the appropriate backup option for infrastructure and data hosted in Azure
  • Automate the deployment of future resources for backup recovery or scaling purposes
  • Determine the ideal pricing option for Azure Storage based on a solution’s requirements
  • Identify performance thresholds for the Azure Storage service
  • Determine the type of Storage blobs to use for specific solution components
  • Use the Azure Files service for SMB operations.
6. Deploying Resources with Azure Resource Manager
  • Create a resource group
  • Add resources to a resource group
  • Deploy an ARM template to a resource group
  • Filter resources using tags
  • Author a complex deployment using the Azure Building Blocks tools
7. Creating Managed Server Applications in Azure
  • Select between hosting application code or containers in an App Service instance
  • Describe the differences between API, Mobile, and Web Apps
  • Integrate an API or Logic App with the API Management service
  • Design an App Service Plan or multi-region deployment for high performance and scale
8. Authoring Serverless Applications in Azure
  • Select between hosting application code or containers in an App Service instance
  • Describe the differences between API, Mobile, and Web Apps
  • Integrate an API or Logic App with the API Management service
  • Design an App Service Plan or multi-region deployment for high performance and scale
  • Create a resource group
  • Add resources to a resource group
  • Deploy an ARM template to a resource group Integrate an API or Logic App with the API Management service
  • Design an App Service Plan or multi-region deployment for high performance and scale
9. Application Architecture Patterns in Azure
  • Locate and reference the Cloud Design Patterns documentation
  • Locate and reference the Azure Architecture Center
  • Describe various patterns pulled from the Cloud Design Patterns
10. Building Azure IaaS-Based Server Applications (ADSK)
  • Design an availability set for one or more virtual machines
  • Describe the differences between fault and update domains
  • Author a VM Scale Set ARM template
  • Join a virtualized machine to a domain either in Azure or on a hybrid network
11. Networking Azure Application Components
  • Describe DNS and IP strategies for VNETs in Azure
  • Compare connectivity options for ad-hoc and hybrid connectivity
  • Distribute network traffic across multiple loads using load balancers
  • Design a hybrid connectivity scenario between cloud and on-premise
12. Integrating Azure Solution Components Using Messaging Services
  • Compare Storage Queues to Service Bus Queues
  • Identify when to use Azure Functions or Logic Apps for integration components in a solution
  • Describe the differences between IoT Hubs, Event Hubs and Time Series Insights

Course fees

Fees Per Person

  • Microsoft Azure Architect Design (AZ-301) Course
  • $2,460+ gst

What participants receive

  • Course presentation from Tier 1 trainer including demonstrations, videos and hands-on labs
  • Comprehensive ALC course workbook, quality colour printed
  • Course held in quality CBD hotel 
  • Full catering including proper sit-down lunch, morning and afternoon refreshments
Course Requirements

Participants are required to bring a laptop to the course

Prerequisites

Candidates should ideally have at least 2 years of Azure experience.
It is highly recommended that candidates have passed the AZ-900 Microsoft Azure Fundamentals exam, or attended a course that covers Microsoft’s Official Curriculum.


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