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Designing an Azure Data Implementation

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Architecting Microsoft Azure Solutions: 70-535 Exam Preparation

course-steps 10 certification 5 lab-steps 5

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Azure Data Implementation
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Introduction1m 36s
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Azure Storage6m 11s
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Azure Data Services4m 30s
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Relational Database Storage8m 48s
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NoSQL Storage3m
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Cosmos DB12m 17s
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Conclusion6m 11s
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DifficultyBeginner
Duration42m 33s
Students113

Description

Microsoft Azure offers services for a wide variety of data-related needs, including ones you would expect like file storage and relational databases, but also more specialized services, such as for text searching and time-series data. In this course, you will learn how to design a data implementation using the appropriate Azure services. Two services that are especially important are Azure SQL Database and Azure Cosmos DB.

Azure SQL Database is a managed service for hosting SQL Server databases (although it’s not 100% compatible with SQL Server). Even though Microsoft takes care of the maintenance, you still need to choose the right options to scale it and make sure it can survive failures.

Azure Cosmos DB is the first multi-model database that’s offered as a global cloud service. It can store and query documents, NoSQL tables, graphs, and columnar data. To get the most out of Cosmos DB, you need to know which consistency and performance guarantees to choose, as well as how to make it globally reliable.

Learning Objectives

  • Identify the most appropriate Azure services for various data-related needs

  • Design an Azure SQL Database implementation for scalability, availability, and disaster recovery

  • Design an Azure Cosmos DB implementation for cost, performance, consistency, availability, and business continuity

Intended Audience

  • People who want to become Azure cloud architects

  • People preparing for Microsoft’s 70-535 exam

Prerequisites

  • General knowledge of IT architecture, especially databases

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Guy launched his first training website in 1995 and he's been helping people learn IT technologies ever since. He has been a sysadmin, instructor, sales engineer, IT manager, and entrepreneur. In his most recent venture, he founded and led a cloud-based training infrastructure company that provided virtual labs for some of the largest software vendors in the world. Guy’s passion is making complex technology easy to understand. His activities outside of work have included riding an elephant and skydiving (although not at the same time).