Microsoft Azure for Solution Architects

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Description

This learning path is designed to help you become an Azure Solution Architect. These courses and hands-on labs will help you gain a solid understanding of how to architect a variety of Azure services.

We’ll start with designing, implementing, and monitoring Azure infrastructure. We'll cover a wide variety of topics, starting with compute services, such as virtual machines, Azure App Service, and Azure Kubernetes Service. Then we'll go through various storage and data services, such as Azure Storage, Azure SQL Database, and Cosmos DB. Next, we'll cover the ins and outs of networking on Azure, including virtual networks, Azure Load Balancer, and Azure Network Watcher. After that, you'll learn how to keep your Azure implementation secure using services such as Azure Active Directory, role-based access control, and Azure Key Vault. Next, we’ll show you how to manage your Azure infrastructure using services such as Azure Monitor and Azure Resource Manager.

Learning Objectives

  • Design and implement an Azure infrastructure, including compute, storage, and networking
  • Design and implement Azure security solutions
  • Design and implement Azure management solutions

Intended Audience

  • People who want to become Azure solution architects

Prerequisites

  • General knowledge of IT architecture
     

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Training Content

1
course
Course - Beginner - 50m
Overview of Azure Services
This course gives an overview of the services available on Azure and shows how to create virtual machines and web apps using the Azure CLI and Azure Portal.
2
exam
Exam - 30m
Knowledge Check: Overview of Azure Services
Knowledge Check: Overview of Azure Services
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course
Course - Intermediate - 1h 27m
Getting Started with Azure Virtual Machines
This course will give you a basic understanding of Azure virtual machines (VMs) and how you can use them in your Azure environments.
4
exam
Exam - 20m
Knowledge Check: Getting Started with Azure Virtual Machines
Knowledge Check: Getting Started with Azure Virtual Machines
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lab
Hands-on Lab - Beginner - 1h 30m
Start Your First Azure Virtual Machine (Windows)
In this lab, you'll learn how to configure and start your first Microsoft Azure Virtual Machine (VM) from the Azure portal.
6
course
Course - Advanced - 1h 33m
Advanced VM Management in Azure
This course offers an in-depth look at VM scale sets, VM configuration management, VM storage options, and VM monitoring within Azure.
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course
Course - Intermediate - 51m
Designing an Azure Compute Infrastructure
In this course, you will learn how to design a compute infrastructure using the appropriate Azure services.
8
exam
Exam - 25m
Knowledge Check: Design Azure Compute Infrastructure
Knowledge Check: Design Azure Compute Infrastructure
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course
Course - Beginner - 1h 12m
Getting Started with Azure App Service
This course explains how to quickly and easily set up a website and publish apps using Azure App Service.
10
exam
Exam - 20m
Knowledge Check: Getting Started with Azure App Service
Knowledge Check: Getting Started with Azure App Service
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lab
Hands-on Lab - Intermediate - 1h 45m
Deploying And Monitoring Azure App Service Web Apps
Deploy an app to Azure App Service Web Apps in this Lab and use a variety of services to monitor the app and send alerts when certain conditions are met.
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course
Course - Beginner - 1h 20m
Configuring Serverless Computing on Azure
In this course, you'll learn how to configure serverless computing on the Microsoft Azure platform.
13
course
Course - Intermediate - 29m
Building Containers with Azure DevOps
This course is designed to give you a solid understanding of containers and how they are used in Azure DevOps.
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lab
Hands-on Lab - Intermediate - 1h 30m
Create Containerized Solutions with Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
This lab explores several key services that allow you to create containerized solutions in Azure.
15
course
Course - Beginner - 45m
Designing an Azure Data Implementation
In this course, you will learn how to design a data implementation using the appropriate Azure services.
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exam
Exam - 25m
Knowledge Check: Design Azure Data Implementation
Knowledge Check: Design Azure Data Implementation
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course
Course - Beginner - 1h 24m
Introduction to Azure Storage
In this course, you will learn how to use the core Azure Storage services as building blocks for Azure applications and virtual machines.
18
exam
Exam - 20m
Knowledge Check: Introduction to Azure Storage
Knowledge Check: Introduction to Azure Storage
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lab
Hands-on Lab - Intermediate - 2h 10m
Working with Azure Storage Using PowerShell
Working with Azure Storage using PowerShell, you will explore the different storage types, manage storage account keys, and generate shared access signatures.
20
course
Course - Intermediate - 1h 19m
Implementing Azure SQL Databases
This course explores how to plan and implement data platform resources specifically with regards to Azure SQL offerings.
21
course
Course - Beginner - 1h 8m
Introduction to Azure Cosmos DB
This course shows how to make use of Cosmos DB's incredible flexibility and performance tools on Microsoft Azure.
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lab
Hands-on Lab - Intermediate - 2h
Working With Azure Cosmos DB
Learn how to manage Cosmos DB using the Azure Portal and CLI as you integrate Azure Functions with Cosmos DB change feed triggers to buy and sell stocks.
23
course
Course - Intermediate - 1h 5m
Getting Started with Azure Virtual Networks
This course explores Azure Virtual Networks, how to create them, and how to connect them.
24
lab
Hands-on Lab - Beginner - 30m
Create Your First Azure Virtual Network
In this lab, you will cover the basics of Azure Virtual Network and related configuration and integration options.
25
course
Course - Intermediate - 1h 23m
Load Balancing with Azure
This course will provide you with a foundational understanding of the different ways you can load balance traffic in Microsoft Azure.
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lab
Hands-on Lab - Intermediate - 2h
Application Load Balancing with Azure Application Gateways
Learn how to configure an Azure Application Gateway to load balance traffic to a web application that you deploy on a Virtual Machine Scale Set in this Lab.
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exam
Exam - 30m
Knowledge Check: Introduction to Azure Virtual Networking
Knowledge Check: Introduction to Azure Virtual Networking
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course
Course - Intermediate - 31m
Azure Network Connectivity and Name Resolution
In this course, you will learn two different ways to connect virtual networks together in Azure.
29
lab
Hands-on Lab - Intermediate - 1h 30m
Connect Azure Virtual Networks with VNet Peering
Understand when and why you would want to use Azure VNet peering in this Lab as you implement peering to solve a practical design challenge
30
course
Course - Advanced - 38m
Managing Connectivity with Azure Network Watcher
In this course, you’ll learn about both troubleshooting and monitoring.
31
labchallenge
Hands-on Lab Challenge - Beginner - 45m
Configure Azure Virtual Networks Challenge
In this lab challenge, you'll use your Azure networking knowledge to configure Virtual Networks to allow two virtual machines to communicate with each other.
32
course
Course - Beginner - 38m
Managing Azure Subscriptions and Resource Groups
In this course, you'll learn how to manage subscriptions and resource groups in Azure.
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course
Course - Intermediate - 50m
Microsoft Azure Security Solutions
This course provides you with a basic understanding of all of the key security options and features available in Microsoft Azure.
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exam
Exam - 20m
Knowledge Check: Microsoft Azure Security Solutions
Knowledge Check: Microsoft Azure Security Solutions
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lab
Hands-on Lab - Intermediate - 2h
Azure Key Vault and Disk Encryption
Learn about Azure Key Vault to store keys/secrets used for encrypting an Azure Virtual Machine in a hands-on Lab environment
36
course
Course - Advanced - 1h 41m
Designing for Azure Identity Management
In this course, you'll learn how to implement and deploy identity management on Azure to better protect your organization with this expertly instructed training content.
37
course
Course - Intermediate - 19m
Managing Role-Based Access Control on Azure
In this course, you'll learn about Azure Role-Based Access Control and gain skills to allow you to manage access to resources in Azure.
38
lab
Hands-on Lab - Beginner - 1h 15m
Manage Access to Azure With Role-Based Access Control
Learn Role Based access control for the Microsoft Azure Cloud
39
course
Course - Intermediate - 24m
Implementing Multi-Factor Authentication on Azure
In this course, you'll learn how to implement Multi-Factor Authentication on Azure.
40
course
Course - Intermediate - 1h
Configuring Azure VM and Container Security
This course explains how to configure security for your containers and virtual machines in Microsoft Azure.
41
course
Course - Beginner - 43m
Designing for Azure Operations
In this course, you'll learn how to configure monitoring and alerting for software applications in Azure, and how to implement autoscaling and automate system tasks,
42
course
Course - Beginner - 51m
Introduction to Azure Resource Manager
This course introduces you to Azure Resource Manager (ARM) and how to use it for processing templates that specify resource deployments.
43
exam
Exam - 20m
Knowledge Check: Introduction to Azure Resource Manager
Knowledge Check: Introduction to Azure Resource Manager
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lab
Hands-on Lab - Intermediate - 2h
Azure Resource Manager Templates In Depth
In this lab, you will first create a Windows virtual machine using an Azure Resource Manager template, and then you will improve the template using several additional ARM features.
45
course
Course - Intermediate - 55m
Analyzing Resource Utilization on Azure
This course looks into how to capture log data and metrics from Azure services and feed this information into different locations for processing.
46
lab
Hands-on Lab - Beginner - 1h 30m
Monitoring Resources with Azure Monitor
Learn to leverage Azure Monitor to diagnose application and infrastructure with logs, query logs with Azure log queries, and leverage alerts and action groups
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course
Course - Intermediate - 43m
Optimizing Azure Costs
In this course, you'll learn about costing on Azure to ensure efficient optimization of budgets to push your enterprise to the max.
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course
Course - Intermediate - 1h 34m
Migrating Servers To Azure
This course provides an overview of the Azure Migrate offering and the various Azure Migrate integrations that are available.
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course
Course - Beginner - 50m
Implementing Azure Backups
In this course, you will learn how to plan and deploy Azure Backup and how to manage backups on a day-to-day basis.
50
lab
Hands-on Lab - Beginner - 2h 15m
Back Up and Restore VMs with Azure Backup
In this hands-on lab, you will learn the key concepts of Azure Backup.
51
labchallenge
Hands-on Lab Challenge - Intermediate - 2h
Microsoft Azure Architect Challenge
In this lab challenge, you'll be given a desired end state and be required to reach it using your knowledge of Microsoft Azure and relevant tools.
52
exam
Exam - 2h 30m
Cert Prep: Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies (AZ-303)
Cert Prep: Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies (AZ-303)
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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).