Microsoft Azure Fundamentals

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Microsoft Azure Fundamentals

Course Overview:

This course will provide foundational level knowledge on cloud concepts; core Azure services; and Azure management and governance features and tools.

Course Objectives:

  • Define cloud computing and its key advantages.
  • Explain public, private, and hybrid cloud models.
  • Explain IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS cloud services.
  • Identify core Azure architectural components, such as regions, geographies, and resource groups.
  • Identify usage cases for Azure core services and products, such as virtual machines and storage.

Who Should Attend?

This course is suitable for IT personnel who are just beginning to work with Azure. This audience wants to learn about our offerings and get hands-on experience with the product. This course primarily uses the Azure portal and command line interface to create resources and does not require scripting skills. Students in this course will gain confidence to take other role-based courses and certifications, such as Azure Administrator. This course combines lecture, demonstrations, and hands-on labs. This course will also help prepare someone for the AZ-900 exam.

Course Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Course Content:

Module 1: Describe cloud computing
Define cloud computing.
Describe the shared responsibility model.
Define cloud models, including public, private, and hybrid.
Identify appropriate use cases for each cloud model.
Describe the consumption-based model.
Compare cloud pricing models.

Module 2: Describe the benefits of using cloud services
Describe the benefits of high availability and scalability in the cloud.
Describe the benefits of reliability and predictability in the cloud.
Describe the benefits of security and governance in the cloud.
Describe the benefits of manageability in the cloud.

Module 3: Describe cloud service types
Describe Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS).
Describe Platform as a Service (PaaS).
Describe Software as a Service (SaaS).
Identify appropriate use cases for each cloud service (IaaS, PaaS, SaaS).

Module 4: Describe the core architectural components of Azure
Describe Azure regions, region pairs, and sovereign regions
Describe Availability Zones
Describe Azure datacenters
Describe Azure resources and Resource Groups
Describe subscriptions
Describe management groups
Describe the hierarchy of resource groups, subscriptions, and management groups

Module 5: Describe Azure compute and networking services
Compare compute types, including container instances, virtual machines, and functions
Describe virtual machine (VM) options, including VMs, virtual machine scale sets, availability sets, Azure Virtual Desktop
Describe resources required for virtual machines
Describe application hosting options, including Azure Web Apps, containers, and virtual machines
Describe virtual networking, including the purpose of Azure Virtual Networks, Azure virtual subnets, peering, Azure DNS, VPN Gateway, and ExpressRoute
Define public and private endpoints

Module 6: Describe Azure storage services
Compare Azure storage services
Describe storage tiers
Describe redundancy options
Describe storage account options and storage types
Identify options for moving files, including AzCopy, Azure Storage Explorer, and Azure File Sync
Describe migration options, including Azure Migrate and Azure Data Box

Module 7: Describe Azure identity, access, and security
Describe directory services in Azure, including Azure Active Directory (AD) and Azure AD DS
Describe authentication methods in Azure, including single sign-on (SSO), multifactor authentication (MFA), and passwordless
Describe external identities and guest access in Azure
Describe Azure AD Conditional Access
Describe Azure Role Based Access Control (RBAC)
Describe the concept of Zero Trust
Describe the purpose of the defense in depth model
Describe the purpose of Microsoft Defender for Cloud

Module 8: Describe cost management in Azure
Describe factors that can affect costs in Azure
Compare the Pricing calculator and Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) calculator
Describe Azure Cost Management Tool
Describe the purpose of tags

Module 9: Describe features and tools in Azure for governance and compliance
Describe the purpose of Azure Blueprints
Describe the purpose of Azure Policy
Describe the purpose of resource locks
Describe the purpose of the Service Trust portal

Module 10: Describe features and tools for managing and deploying Azure resources
Describe Azure portal
Describe Azure Cloud Shell, including Azure CLI and Azure PowerShell
Describe the purpose of Azure Arc
Describe Azure Resource Manager (ARM) and Azure ARM templates

Module 11: Describe monitoring tools in Azure
Describe the purpose of Azure Advisor
Describe Azure Service Health
Describe Azure Monitor, including Azure Log Analytics, Azure Monitor Alerts, and Application Insights

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