Microsoft Azure Fundamentals (AZ-900T00) 2-Day

This two-day course will provide foundational level knowledge on core Azure concepts; core Azure services; core solutions and management tools; general security and network security; governance, privacy, and compliance features; Azure cost management and service level agreements. Note: This course provides an Azure pass and time for students to participate in hands-on labs. If you do not need hands-on experience, consider the AZ-900T01: Microsoft Azure Fundamentals (1 day) course. The content for both courses align to the AZ-900 exam objective domain.

Course Information

Price: $1,495.00
Duration: 2 days
Certification: Microsoft Certified Azure Fundamentals (MCAF)
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Learning Credits:

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Prerequisites:

There are no prerequisites for taking this course. However, the more technical knowledge a student has, the more they will understand about the cloud.

 

Target Audience:

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 to create services and does not require scripting skills. Students in this course will gain the confidence to take other role-based courses and certifications, such as Azure Administrator. This course provides an Azure pass and an optional lab environment. This course combines lectures, demonstrations, and hands-on labs. This course will also help prepare someone for the AZ-900 exam.

 

Course Objectives:

  • Understand the benefits of cloud computing in Azure and how it can save you time and money
  • Explain concepts such as high availability, scalability, elasticity, agility, and disaster recovery
  • Describe core Azure architecture components such as subscriptions, management groups, resources 
  • Summarize geographic distribution concepts such as Azure regions, region pairs, and availability zone
  • Understand the breadth of services available in Azure including compute, network, storage, and database
  • Identify virtualization services such as Azure Virtual Machines, Azure Container Instances
  • Compare Azure's database services such as Azure Cosmos DB, Azure SQL, Azure Database for MySQL, Azure
  • Examine Azure networking resources such as Virtual Networks, VPN Gateways, and Azure ExpressRoute
  • Summarize Azure storage services such Azure Blob Storage, Azure Disk Storage, and Azure File Storage
  • Choose the correct Azure Artificial Intelligence service to address different kinds of business challenges
  • Choose the best software development process tools and services for a given business scenario.
  • Choose the correct cloud monitoring service to address different kinds of business challenges.
  • Choose the correct Azure management tool to address different kinds of technical needs and challenges
  • Choose the right serverless computing technology for your business scenario.
  • Choose the best Azure IoT service for a given business scenario.
  • Strengthen your security posture and protect against threats by using Azure Security Center.
  • Collect and act on security data from many different sources by using Azure Sentinel.
  • Manage dedicated physical servers to host your Azure VMs for Windows and Linux by using Azure Dedica
  • Identify the layers that make up a defense in depth strategy.
  • Explain how Azure Firewall enables you to control what traffic is allowed on the network.
  • Configure network security groups to filter network traffic to and from Azure resources 
  • Explain how Azure DDoS Protection helps protect your Azure resources from DDoS attacks.
  • Use the Total Cost of Ownership Calculator.
  • Describe the different ways you can purchase Azure products and services.
  • Use the Pricing calculator to estimate the monthly cost of running your cloud workloads.
  • Define the major factors that affect total cost and apply recommended practices to minimize cost.
  • Describe what a service-level agreement (SLA) is and why SLAs are important.
  • Identify factors, such as the service tier you choose, that can affect an SLA.
  • Combine SLAs to compute a composite SLA.
  • Describe the service lifecycle in Azure.

 

Course Outline:

Module 1: Describe core Azure concepts

In this module, you'll take an entry level end-to-end look at Azure and its capabilities, which will provide you with a solid foundation for completing the available modules for Azure Fundamentals.


Lessons

  • Introduction to Azure fundamentals
  • Discuss Azure fundamental concepts
  • Describe core Azure architectural components


Module 2: Describe core Azure services

In this module, you learn about core Azure services like Azure database, Azure compute, Azure storage, and Azure Networking.


Lessons

  • Explore Azure database and analytics services
  • Explore Azure compute services
  • Explore Azure Storage services
  • Explore Azure networking services


Module 3: Describe core solutions and management tools on Azure

In this module, you'll learn about AI machine learning, Azure DevOps, monitoring fundamentals, management fundamentals, serverless computing fundamentals. and IoT fundamentals.


Lessons

  • Choose the best AI service for your needs
  • Choose the best tools to help organizations build better solutions
  • Choose the best monitoring service for visibility, insight, and outage mitigation
  • Choose the best tools for managing and configuring your Azure environment
  • Choose the best Azure serverless technology for your business scenario
  • Choose the best Azure IoT service for your application


Module 4: Describe general security and network security features

In this module, you will learn how to protect yourself against security threats and secure your networks with Azure.


Lessons

  • Protect against security threats on Azure
  • Secure network connectivity on Azure


Module 5: Describe identity, governance, privacy, and compliance features

In this module, you will learn about Azure identity services, how to build a cloud governance strategy, and privacy, compliance, and data protection standards on Azure.


Lessons

  • Secure access to your applications by using Azure identity services
  • Build a cloud governance strategy on Azure
  • Examine privacy, compliance, and data protection standards on Azure


Module 6: Describe Azure cost management and service level agreements

In this module, you will learn how to plan and manage Azure costs, and how to choose the right Azure services through SLAs and service lifecycle.


Lessons

  • Plan and manage your Azure costs
  • Choose the right Azure services by examining SLAs and service lifecycle