AZ-303: Azure Architect-Technologies Course Outline
This course teaches Solutions Architects how to translate business requirements into secure, scalable, and reliable solutions. Lessons include virtualization, automation, networking, storage, identity, security, data platform, and application infrastructure. This course outlines how decisions in each theses area affects an overall solution.
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Microsoft On-Demand: Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies (AZ-303)
This course is for IT Professionals with expertise in designing and implementing solutions running on Microsoft Azure. They should have broad knowledge of IT operations, including networking, virtualization, identity, security, business continuity, disaster recovery, data platform, budgeting, and governance. Azure Solution Architects use the Azure Portal and as they become more adept they use the Command Line Interface. Candidates must have expert-level skills in Azure administration and have experience with Azure development processes and DevOps processes.
Preparation for exam
Secure identities with Azure Active Directory and users and groups.
Implement identity solutions spanning on-premises and cloud-based capabilities
Apply monitoring solutions for collecting, combining, and analyzing data from different sources.
Successful Azure Solution Architects start this role with experience on operating systems, virtualization, cloud infrastructure, storage structures, and networking.
Understanding of on-premises virtualization technologies, including: VMs, virtual networking, and virtual hard disks.
Understanding of network configuration, including TCP/IP, Domain Name System (DNS), virtual private networks (VPNs), firewalls, and encryption technologies.
Understanding of Active Directory concepts, including domains, forests, domain controllers, replication, Kerberos protocol, and Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP).
Understanding of resilience and disaster recovery, including backup and restore operations.
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Module 1: Implement VMs for Windows and Linux
In this module, you will learn about Azure virtual machines including planning, creating, availability and extensions. This module includes:
Select Virtual Machine Size
Configure High Availability
Implement Azure Dedicated Hosts
Deploy and Configure Scale Sets
Configure Azure Disk Encryption
Module 2: Automate Deployment and Configuration of Resources
In this module, you will learn about the tools an Azure Administrator uses to manage their infrastructure. This includes the Azure Portal, Cloud Shell, Azure PowerShell, CLI, and Resource Manager Templates. This module includes:
Azure Resource Manager Templates
Save a Template for a VM
Evaluate Location of New Resources
Configure a Virtual Hard Disk Template
Deploy from a Template
Create and Execute an Automation Runbook
Module 3: Implement Virtual Networking
In this module, you will learn about basic virtual networking concepts like virtual networks and subnetting, IP addressing, network security groups, Azure Firewall, and Azure DNS.
Virtual Network Peering
Implement VNet Peering
Module 4: Implement Load Balancing and Network Security
In this module, you will learn about network traffic strategies including network routing and service endpoints, Azure Load Balancer, Azure Application Gateway, and Traffic Manager.
Implement Azure Load Balancer
Implement an Application Gateway
Understand Web Application Firewall
Implement Azure Firewall
Implement Azure Front Door
Implementing Azure Traffice Manager
Implement Network Security Groups and Application Security Grou
Implement Azure Bastion
Module 5: Implement Storage Accounts
In this module, you will learn about basic storage features including storage accounts, blob storage, Azure files and File Sync, storage security, and storage tools.
Accessing Blobs and Queues using AAD
Configure Azure Storage Firewalls and Virtual Networks
Module 6: Implement Azure Active Directory
In this module, you will learn how to secure identities with Azure Active Directory, and implement users and groups.
Overview of Azure Active Directory
Users and Groups
Domains and Custom Domains
Azure AD Identity Protection
Implement Conditional Access
Configure Fraud Alerts for MFA
Implement Bypass Options
Configure Trusted IPs
Configure Guest Users in Azure AD
Manage Multiple Directori
Module 7: Implement and Manage Azure Governance
In this module, you will learn about managing your subscriptions and accounts, implementing Azure policies, and using Role-Based Access Control.
Create Management Groups, Subscriptions, and Resource Groups
Overview of Role-Based Access Control (RBAC)
Role-Based Access Control (RBAC) Roles
Azure AD Access Reviews
Implement and Configure an Azure Policy
Module 8: Implement and Manage Hybrid Identities
In this module, you will learn how to install and configure Azure AD Connect and implement Azure AD Connect Health.
Install and Configure Azure AD Connect
Configure Password Sync and Password Writeback
Configure Azure AD Connect Health
Module 9: Manage Workloads in Azure
In this module, you will learn how to migrate workloads using Azure Migrate, perform VMware agent-based and agent-less migrations, and perform Azure Backup and Azure Site Recovery.
Migrate Workloads using Azure Migrate
VMware - Agentless Migration
VMware - Agent-Based Migration
Implement Azure Backup
Azure to Azure Site Recovery
Implement Azure Update Management
Module 10: Implement Cloud Infrastructure Monitoring
In this module, you will learn about Azure Monitor, Azure Workbooks, Azure Alerts, Network Watcher, Azure Service Health, Azure Application Insights.
Azure Infrastructure Security Monitoring
Azure Service Health
Monitor Azure Costs
Azure Application Insights
Unified Monitoring in Azure
Module 11: Manage Security for Applications
In this module, you will learn about Azure Key Vault and implementing authentication using Azure Managed Identities.
Azure Key Vault
Azure Managed Identity
Module 12: Implement an Application Infrastructure
In this module, you will learn how to create an App Service web App for Containers, create and configure an App Service Plan, and create and manage Deployment Slots.
Create and Configure Azure App Service
Create an App Service Web App for Containers
Create and Configure an App Service Plan
Configure Networking for an App Service
Create and Manage Deployment Slots
Implement Logic Apps
Implement Azure Functions
Module 13: Implement Container-Based Applications
In this module, you will learn how to run Azure Container instances and how to deploy Kubernetes with AKS.
Azure Container Instances
Configure Azure Kubernetes Service
Module 14: Implement NoSQL Databases
In this module, you will learn about Azure Table Storage and recommend options for CosmsoDB APIs.
Configure Storage Account Tables
Select Appropriate CosmosDB APIs
Module 15: Implement Azure SQL Databases
In this module, you will create an Azure SQL Database single database, create an Azure SQL Database Managed Instance, and review high-availability and Azure SQL database.
Configure Azure SQL Database Settings
Implement Azure SQL Database Managed Instances
High-Availability and Azure SQL Database
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