Microsoft Azure Architect Design

In this course, learners will enjoy the best of both digital and live learning in order to gain a full appreciation of the key considerations for Azure architecture.

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Description

Learners will possess experience in designing and implementing enterprise solutions and will typically have existing experience working with Azure technologies. This course addresses elements of the new AZ-305 exam syllabus.

There is a £400 non-attendance fee for this course.

Implement cloud infrastructure monitoring

  • monitor security
  • monitor performance
  • monitor health and availability
  • monitor cost
  • configure advanced logging
  • initiate automated responses by using Action Groups
  • configure and manage advanced alerts

Implement storage accounts

  • select storage account options based on a use case
  • configure Azure Files and Azure Blob storage
  • configure network access to the storage account
  • implement Shared Access Signatures and access policies
  • implement Azure AD authentication for storage
  • manage access keys
  • implement Azure storage replication
  • implement Azure storage account failover

Implement VMs for Windows and Linux

  • configure High Availability
  • configure storage for VMs
  • select virtual machine size
  • implement Azure Dedicated Hosts
  • deploy and configure scale sets
  • configure Azure Disk Encryption

Automate deployment and configuration of resources

  • save a deployment as an Azure Resource Manager template
  • modify Azure Resource Manager template
  • evaluate location of new resources
  • configure a VHD template
  • deploy from a template
  • manage an image library
  • create and execute an automation runboo

Migration

  • the Azure Migrate
  • Azure Migrate integrations
  • assessing and migrating VMware virtual machines
  • assessing and migrating Hyper-V machines
  • assessing and migrating Physical machines
  • Azure Migrate
  • set-up and preparation of both Azure and VMware for Azure Migrate
  • before getting into the details of actually migrating.
  • preparing for migration
  • assessment and migration of a VMware virtual machine to Microsoft Azure.

Implement an application infrastructure

  • create and configure Azure App Service
  • create an App Service Web App for Containers
  • create and configure an App Service plan
  • configure App Service
  • configure networking for App Service
  • create and manage deployment slots
  • implement Logic Apps
  • Implement Azure Function

Implement storage accounts

  • select storage account options based on a use case
  • configure Azure Files and Azure Blob storage
  • configure network access to the storage account
  • implement Shared Access Signatures and access policies
  • implement Azure AD authentication for storage
  • manage access keys
  • implement Azure storage replication
  • implement Azure storage account failover

Implement VMs for Windows and Linux

  • configure High Availability
  • configure storage for VMs
  • select virtual machine size
  • implement Azure Dedicated Hosts
  • deploy and configure scale sets
  • configure Azure Disk Encryption

Implement virtual networking

  • implement VNet to VNet connections
  • implement VNet peering

Implement container-based applications

  • create a container image
  • configure Azure Kubernetes Service
  • publish and automate image management by using the Azure Container Registry
  • deploy a solution on an Azure Container Instance
  • Implement NoSQL databases
  • configure Azure Storage account tables
  • select appropriate Cosmos DB APIs
  • set up replicas in Cosmos DB

Implement Azure SQL databases

  • configure Azure SQL database settings
  • implement Azure SQL managed instances
  • configure HA for an Azure SQL database
  • deploy an Azure SQL database

Course Aims and Objectives

  • design a monitoring solution for cost optimization; logging and monitoring
  • design Business Continuity solutions for backup, recovery and high availability
  • design Data Storage solutions for databases, data integration and be able to select an appropriate storage account
  • design for Identity and Security, including authentication, authorization, governance and security for applications
  • design Infrastructures including compute solutions, network solutions, application architectures and infrastructure migrations

Joining Instructions

The course will be facilitated by QA on behalf of the Scottish Digital Academy. Joining instructions will come directly from QA prior to the course start date. 

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