Course description

Learn basic cloud computing concepts specific to Microsoft Azure.

During this course, you will be introduced to the principles of cloud computing and will become familiar how these principles have been implemented in Microsoft Azure. You will walk through the process of implementing the core Azure infrastructure, consisting of virtual networks and storage and learn how to create the most common Azure services, including Azure virtual machines (VMs), Web Apps, and SQL Databases.

Each individual Microsoft Official Course On-Demand includes 3 months (or 12 months with purchase of Microsoft Total Access Collection) of 24x7 access to the following:

What You’ll Learn

Who Needs to Attend


Follow-on Courses

Developing Microsoft Azure Solutions (M20532)

Implementing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions (M20533)

Course Outline

1. Getting Started with Microsoft Azure

Introduction to Cloud Computing

• Introduction to Microsoft Azure

• Managing Azure

• Subscription Management and Billing

2. Microsoft Azure management tools

What is Azure PowerShellThe Azure SDK and the Azure CLI

3.. Virtual Machines

Create and Configure Virtual Machines

• Configure Disks

4. Web Apps and cloud services

Creating and configuring web apps Deploy and Monitor web apps

• Create and Deploy PaaS cloud services

5. Creating and Configuring Virtual Networks

Getting Started with Virtual Networks

• Creating a Virtual Network

• Implementing Point-to-Site Networks

6. Cloud Storage

• Understand Cloud Storage

• Create and Manage Storage

7. Microsoft Azure Databases

• Understand Relational Database Deployment Options

• Create and Connect to SQL Databases

8. Creating and Managing Azure Active Directory

• Manage Azure AD Objects

• Manage Authentication


Note: Given the dynamic nature of Microsoft cloud tools, you may experience changes in the interface that do not match up with courseware. Your Global Knowledge instructor will teach to the latest release, and guide you through the updates as needed.

Lab 1: Using the Microsoft Azure Portal

• Customize the Azure Portal Interface

• View Billing Data

Lab 2: Using Microsoft Azure management tools

• Using the Azure PowerShell modules

• Use the Azure CLI

Lab 3: Create a Virtual Machine in Microsoft Azure

• Create a Virtual Machine from the Gallery

• Verify the functionality of the Virtual Machine

• Attach a Data Disk

Lab 4: Web Apps and Cloud Services

• Create a WordPress Website

• Create a Cloud Service

Lab 5: Create a Virtual Network

• Creating a Virtual Network

• Verifying virtual network functionality

Lab 6: Configure Azure Storage

• Create an Azure Storage Account

• Create and Manage Blobs

Lab 7: Create a SQL Database

• Create a New SQL Database in Azure and Configure SQL Server Firewall Rules

• Add Data to an SQL Database in Azure by Using SQL Server Management Studio

Lab 8: Create Users in Azure Active Directory tenants

• Create Users in Azure AD

• Create a new Azure AD Tenant and a custom DNS domain