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Introduction to Azure for Developers - 10978 Course Outline

 (5 days)

Overview
This course offers students the opportunity to take an existing ASP.NET MVC application and expand its functionality as part of moving it to Azure. This course focuses on developing in Azure using Storage, Cloud Services, Service Bus, Active Directory, WebSites and SQL among other features. This course also focuses on using the provided .NET SDKs, REST APIs, configuration and deployment options related to Azure.

Audience Profile
The developers targeted by this training are web application developers who have 6-12 months of web development experience using ASP.NET and C#. Said developers are interested in deploying their ASP.NET applications to Azure, integrating the applications with the Azure services and using best practices to build a highly scalable application.
This course is intended for students who have the following experience:
6-12 months experience developing ASP.NET Web applications using C#

Prerequisites
Before attending this course, students must have the following experience:
ASP.NET web application development
C# application development
Resources used with enterprise web application development
Relational databases (SQL)
WCF services

At Course Completion
After completing this course, students will be able to:
Describe Azure and the capabilities that it provides to application developers. Students will also be able to use the Management Portal to effectively navigate the Azure platform and their deployed applications.
Use the Management Portal to create, modify, scale and dispose of Azure services. The students will also use alternative (PowerShell, REST) methods for managing Azure services.
Create and host a simple website using Azure Websites. Students will learn how to monitor and manage the website using the Management Portal.
Build a modular web application and host it using Azure Cloud Service Web Roles.
Use Cloud Service Worker Roles to process data in the background. Students will also be able to use Cloud Service Cache Roles to store data in the cache.
Use Azure SQL to store and retrieve data.
Store data in Azure Table Storage.
Store and access multimedia files in Azure using Blob Storage.
Use Azure Queue Storage to queue data for asynchronous processing. Students will also learn how to use Azure Service Bus Queues for queuing data.
Use the Azure Service Bus Relay to connect on-premise services with client applications.
Use Azure Service Bus Notification Hubs to publish messages to client applications.
Use Azure Active Directory to implement security in a Cloud web application.
Deploy web applications to Azure by using WebDeploy and Service Packages.
Use Azure Mobile Services to provide a scalable and secure web service for mobile applications.

Course Outline

Module 1: Overview of Azure
This module describes Azure and the capabilities that it provides to application developers. Students will also be able to use the Management Portal to effectively navigate the Azure platform and their deployed applications.
Lessons
Azure Overview
Working with the Azure platform
Cloud Application Scenarios
Lab : Exploring Azure
Using the Azure Management Portal
Managing a Azure Subscription

Module 2: Creating and Managing Services in Azure
This module describes how to use the Management Portal to create, modify, scale and dispose of Azure services. The students will also use alternative (PowerShell, REST) methods for managing Azure services.
Lessons
What is a Azure Service?
Software as a Service
Platform as a Service
Infrastructure as a Service
Lab : Managing Cloud Services in Azure
Creating a Azure Service Using the Management Portal
Creating A Azure Service Using Visual Studio 2013
Managing Azure Services

Module 3: Managing Infrastructure in Azure
This module introduces the Azure infrastructure services and describes the features available to Virtual Machines hosted in Azure.
Lessons
Infrastructure in Azure
Azure Virtual Machines
Lab : Creating an Azure Virtual Machine for Development & Testing
Create a Logical Network using Azure
Create a Development Virtual Machine using Azure
Configure the Virtual Machine for Development

Module 4: Creating Web Sites using Azure
In this module students will be able to create and host a simple website using Azure Websites. Students will also learn how to monitor and manage the website using the Management Portal.
Lessons
Azure Websites
Hosting Web Applications in Azure
Configuring an Azure Website
Publishing an Azure Website
Monitoring an Azure Website
Lab : Creating an ASP.NET Web site using Azure Websites
Create an Azure Website
Deploy an ASP.NET Web Application to an Azure Website
Configure an Azure Website

Module 5: Creating Modular Web Applications Using Azure
In this module, students learn how to create a modular web application and host it using Azure Cloud Service Web Roles.
Lessons
What is a Cloud Service?
Cloud Service Web Roles
Configuring a Web Role
Monitoring a Web Role
Lab : Creating Azure Web Roles using Visual Studio 2013
Create an Azure Cloud Service project
Create an Azure Cloud Service Web Role from an existing project
Configuring the properties of an Azure Cloud Service project
Debugging an Azure Cloud Service project

Module 6: Processing Background Logic Using Azure
In this module, students will be able to use Cloud Service Worker Roles to process data in the background. Students will also be able to use Cloud Service Cache Roles to store data in the cache.
Lessons
Cloud Service Worker Roles
Creating a Worker Role
Configuring a Worker Role
Caching Data Using Roles
Lab : Creating a Background Process Using Azure
Create a C# Class Library
Add the Class Library to a Cloud Service Project
Debug Worker Roles in a Cloud Service Project

Module 7: Storing SQL Data in Azure
In this module students will be able to use Azure SQL to store and retrieve data.
Lessons
What is Azure SQL?
Managing Servers And Databases in Azure SQL
Using Azure SQL with Data Tools
Migrating Data to Azure SQL
Using Azure SQL With Entity Framework
Lab : Storing Event Data in Azure SQL
Create an Azure SQL instance
Using Entity Framework with Azure SQL

Module 8: Storing non-relational data in Azure
In this module students will be able to use Azure Table storage to store and retrieve data.
Lessons
What is Azure Storage?
Azure Table Storage
Using the Azure SDK to Manipulate Data in Table Storage
Monitoring Table Storage
Using Table Storage in the Storage Emulator
Lab : Storing Event Registration Data in Azure Table Storage
Implement Azure Table Storage
Populating the Table with Data
Querying the Data
Inspecting the Table

Module 9: Storing Files and Media in Azure
In this module, students will be able to store and access multimedia files in Azure using Blob Storage.
Lessons
Azure Blob Storage
Applying Permissions to Blob Storage
Using the Azure SDK to manipulate data in Blob Storage
Monitoring BLOB Storage
Using Blob Storage in the Storage Emulator
Lab : Storing Event Multimedia in Azure Blob Storage
Implement Azure Blob Storage
Populating the Container with Files and Media
Retrieving Files and Media from the Container
Specifying Permissions for the Container

Module 10: Storing Data in Queues Using Azure
In this module, students will use Azure Queue Storage to queue data for asynchronous processing.
Lessons
Overview of Queues in Azure
Azure Queue Storage
Using the Azure SDK to manipulate data in Queue Storage
Monitoring Queue Storage
What is Azure Service Bus?
Azure Service Bus Queues
Using the Azure SDK to Manipulate Data in Service Bus Queues
Lab : Using Queues to Manage Request Between Cloud Service Roles in Azure
Creating a Azure Service Bus Namespace
Create an Azure Queue Storage instance
Retrieving Messages from Azure Queue Storage
Create a Service Bus Queue
Retrieving Messages from a Service Bus Queue

Module 11: Relaying Web Services Using Azure
This module describes how to use the Azure Service Bus Relay to connect on-premise services with client applications.
Lessons
Service Bus Relay
Implementing Service Bus Relay
Lab : Connecting to a Cloud Web Application to an on-premise WCF Service
Creating a Azure Service Bus Namespace
Validate the WCF Service
Connecting a WCF Service to a Service Bus Namespace

Module 12: Asynchronously Notifying Applications Using Azure
In this module, students will use Azure Service Bus Notification Hubs to publish messages to client applications.
Lessons
Azure Service Bus Notification Hubs
Registering Devices with a Notification Hub
Pushing Messages to a Notification Hub
Lab : Notifying a Windows Phone 8 Application Using Azure
Creating a Azure Service Bus Notification Hub
Registering a Client Application to a Service Bus Notification Hub
Pushing a Message to a Service Bus Notification Hub

Module 13: Implementing Security in Web Applications using Azure
In this module, students will learn how to use Azure Active Directory to implement security in a Cloud web application.
Lessons
Azure Active Directory
Azure AD Directory
Azure AD Access Control Service
Azure AD Multi-Factor Authentication Provider
Lab : Implementing Security in the Events Administration Portal
Create an Azure AD Directory
Manage the Azure AD Directory
Integrate Azure AD with ASP.NET Identity

Module 14: Deploying Web Applications to Azure
In this module, students will learn how to deploy web applications to Azure by using WebDeploy and Service packages.
Lessons
Deployment Strategies for Azure Web Applications
Deploying Web Applications Using Cloud Service Packages
Deploying Web APPLICATIONS USING WEBDEPLOY
Monitoring Cloud Applications
Lab : Deploying the Events Web Application to Azure
Manage Configuration Settings for a Cloud Service Project
Deploy the Web Applications to Azure
Monitor the Web Applications in Azure

Module 15: Developing Mobile Services using Azure
In this module, students will be able to use Azure Mobile Services to provide a scalable and secure web service for mobile applications.
Lessons
Azure Mobile Services
Communicating with Mobile Services
Customizing Mobile Services
Securing Mobile Services
Lab : Developing a Web Service for Mobile Clients Using Azure Mobile Services
Create a Azure Mobile Services Instance
(optional) Create a Mobile Service Custom API
Consume the Mobile Service using the Windows Phone 8 Application
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