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MOC On-Demand: 20533-Implementing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions Course Outline

 (5 days)

*** Note: This is an On-Demand Self Study Class, 5-days of content, $995 ***
You can take this class at any time; there are no set dates. It covers the same content as the 5-day instructor-led class of the same name. The cost for this MOC On-Demand class is $995. (Microsoft Enterprise customers paying with Software Assurance Vouchers, see SATV Payment note below.) In all cases, customers must call us directly to purchase this class at 800-288-8221.

MOC On-Demand Learner Profiles
MOC On-Demand is a self-study training solution that was designed for two types of learners. First, MOC On-Demand is a great fit for experienced IT professionals who don't need a traditional 5-day class to upgrade their existing skills. They can pick and choose topics to make the most effective use of their time. Second, MOC On-Demand is perfect for highly-motivated individuals who are new to a technology and need to space their learning over a period of weeks or months. These learners can take their time and repeat sections as needed until they master the new concepts.

About MOC On-Demand
Our MOC On-Demand classes are self-study courses with 30 to 40 hours of content. They include hours of videos, hands-on labs using the actual software, and knowledge checks and were created by Microsoft to mirror the content found in the traditional live instructor-led version of this course. Those features are all part of the standard MOC On-Demand training. But don't settle for the standard MOC On-Demand class! Check out the "ONLC Extras" that you get when purchasing this course from us.

ONLC Extras
ONLC Training Centers bundles in valuable extras with our MOC On-Demand Courses. These items are not available from other training companies.
Courseware After the Course. Get the digital courseware that is used in the live, instructor-led version of this class. While the MOC On-Demand access goes away after 90 days, you will have access to the "extra" digital courseware for an unlimited period of time.
24/7 Online Support. You will be able to chat online with a content matter expert while you are taking your MOC On-Demand class. And, with your permission, the expert can even take over your computer to provide with assistance with your labs.

Optional Add-Ons
These add-ons are available exclusively by ONLC Training Centers and are offered to you at an additional cost.
90-Day Extension, $300. Need more time? Get another 90 days of access to your MOC On-Demand class, complete with labs, videos and knowledge checks.
Certification Pak, $150. Interested in obtaining certification? Get a Transcender practice exam and a Microsoft exam voucher at this reduced price.
ILT Listener, $250. Want to listen in and follow along with a live Instructor-Led Training (ILT) class? We offer this option for individuals on a limited budget who have time during the day to hear a live class in progress. ILT Listeners have access to their online support chat expert during the class but they do not have direct access to the live instructor.
ILT Participant, $ Varies. You've purchased MOC On-Demand, have gone through the training and decided that you still want a live class. Just pay difference between MOC On-Demand course and and the Instructor-Led Training (ILT) class and you can have a seat in our live class. Get both self-study and live, instructor-led training for the retail price of the instructor-led class alone!

Paying with Software Assurance Training Vouchers (SATV)
For Microsoft Enterprise customers paying with Software Assurance Vouchers, the cost of this class is 5 vouchers--this includes access to the self-study materials, the student workbook, 24/7 access to an online expert, and a corresponding exam voucher, if applicable, upon request.

Do You Still Prefer a Live, Instructor-led Class?
Already know MOC On-Demand is not right for you? We also offer this same course content in a live, instructor-led format. For more details, click on the link below:
20533 Instructor-led

This course is aimed at experienced IT Professionals who currently administer their on-premise infrastructure. The course introduces the student to Microsoft Azure and then teaches them how to manage their infrastructure in Azure rather than on premise.

Audience Profile

Primary audience
This course is intended for:
•Information Technology (IT) professionals who have some knowledge of cloud technologies and want to learn more about Microsoft Azure.
•IT professionals who want to deploy, configure, and administer services and virtual machines in Microsoft Azure.
•IT professional who have used Microsoft System Center to manage and orchestrate a Microsoft server infrastructure.
•Windows Server administrators who are looking to evaluate and migrate on-premises Active Directory roles and services to the cloud.
•IT professionals who want to use Windows Azure to host web sites and mobile app back-end services.
•IT professionals who are experienced in other non-Microsoft cloud technologies, who meet the course prerequisites, and are looking to cross-train on Microsoft Azure.
•IT professionals who want to take the Microsoft Certification exam, 70-533, Implementing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions.

Secondary audience
Engineers who have used DevOps approaches to optimize the management and lifecycle of the software in their organization.

In addition to their professional experience, students who attend this training should already have the following technical knowledge:
•Understanding of on-premises virtualization technologies including: virtual machines, virtual networking, and virtual hard disks.
•Understanding of network configuration including: TCP/IP, DNS, virtual private networks, firewalls, and encryption technologies.
•Understanding of websites including: create, configure, monitor and deploy a website on Internet Information Services (IIS).
•Understanding of Active Directory concepts including: Domains, Forests, Domain Controllers, replication, Kerberos, and LDAP.
•Understanding of database concepts including: Tables, queries, Structured Query Language (SQL), and database schemas
•Understanding of resilience and disaster recovery including: backup and restore operations.

Students who attend this training can meet the prerequisites by attending the following course, or obtaining equivalent knowledge and skills:
•Completing the MCSA certification in Windows Server 2012.
•Completing the 10979 Azure Essentials course.

At Course Completion
After completing this course, students will be able to:
•Describe Azure architecture components including infrastructure, tools, and portals.
•Implement and manage virtual networking within Azure and to connect to on-premises environments.
•Plan and create Azure virtual machines.
•Configure, manage, and monitor Azure virtual machines to optimize availability and reliability.
•Implement, manage, backup and monitor storage solutions.
•Plan and implement data services based on SQL Database to support applications.
•Deploy and configure websites.
•Deploy, configure, monitor, and diagnose cloud services.
•Publish content through CDNs and publish videos by using Media Services.
•Create and manage Azure AD directories, and configure application integration with Azure AD.
•Integrate on-premises Windows AD with Azure AD.
•Automate operations in Azure management by using PowerShell runbooks.

Course Outline

Module 1: Introduction to Azure
This module provides the students a high level introduction to Azure.
•Cloud Technology Overview
•Microsoft Azure
•Azure Portals
•Managing Azure with Windows PowerShell
Lab : Introduction to Azure
•Navigating the Portals
•Installing and Using Windows Azure PowerShell
•Planning Hosting in Azure

Module 2: Implementing and Managing Virtual Networks
In this module students will learn how to Implement Virtual Networks, why they are important and how to manage them post-implementation.
•Planning Virtual Networks
•Administering Virtual Networks
•Inter-Site Connectivity
Lab : Implementing and Managing Virtual Networks
•Designing the Sub-Nets
•Creating the Virtual Network
•Connecting the Virtual Networks
•Validating Connectivity
•Configuring a Point-to-Site VPN

Module 3: Implement Virtual Machines
In this module students will learn how to plan and implement virtual machines, including use of the Microsoft Assessment and Planning (MAP) for Azure toolkit. Students will learn about the differences between on-premise and Azure virtual machines, and of different ways to implement VMs.
•Planning Virtual Machine Workloads
•Using the Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit for Azure
•Creating Virtual Machines
Lab : Implementing Virtual Machines
•Planning Virtual Machines
•Deploying Windows Virtual Machines
•Deploying Linux Virtual Machines

Module 4: Managing Virtual Machines
Having previously learnt how to implement virtual machines students will now learn how to manage the machines they have implemented.
•Configuring Virtual Machines
•Managing and Monitoring Virtual Machines
Lab : Managing Virtual Machines
•Configuring Virtual Machine Storage
•Exploring Availability

Module 5: Implementing Websites
In this module students will learn how to plan for website deployment, covering different levels of website and differing deployment models. They will then learn how to deploy a website, how to configure the site, how to monitor the performance of the site, what Webjobs are and how to use them and finally what Traffic Manager is and how it is used.
•Planning for Website Deployment
•Deploying Websites
•Configuring Websites
•Monitoring Websites and WebJobs
•Traffic Manager
Lab : Implementing Websites
•Creating Websites
•Deploying a Website
•Managing Websites
•Implementing Traffic Manager

Module 6: Planning and Implementing Storage
In this module students will look at types of storage, how to choose/plan storage, storage accounts, and affinity groups. They will move on to learn how implement BLOBs and azure files, recovery services and backup, diagnostics, monitoring, and analytics.
•Planning Storage
•Implementing and Managing Storage
•Backing up and Monitoring Storage
Lab : Planning and Implementing Storage
•Creating and Configuring Storage
•Using Azure File Storage
•Protecting Data with Azure Backup

Module 7: Planning and Implementing Data Services
In this module students will look at the differences between SQL databases on-premise and Azure SQL databases. They will learn how to implement Azure SQL databases, how to migrate data to SQL Azure, how to monitor the databases once created in Azure and about business continuity using database copy and export, Self-service restore and Geo-replication.
•Data Services in Microsoft Azure
•Implementing Azure SQL Database
•Managing Azure SQL Database Security
•Monitoring Azure SQL Database
•Managing Azure SQL Database Business Continuity
Lab : Planning and Implementing Data Services
•Configuring Azure SQL Database
•Migrating a Database to SQL Database
•Restoring a Database

Module 8: Implementing Cloud Services and Mobile Services
In this module students will look at cloud services and how they compare to VM and website execution models. They will also look at Web roles and worker roles. They will then move onto learn about deploying and configuring cloud services. They will also look a mobile services, at how to create, deploy and configure. Finally they will learn about monitoring and diagnostics
•Planning for Cloud Service Deployment
•Deploying Packages
•Configuring Cloud Services
•Implementing Mobile Services
•Monitoring and Diagnostics
Lab : Implementing Cloud Services
•Deploying a Cloud Service
•Configuring Cloud Services Networking
•Monitoring Cloud Services

Module 9: Implementing Content Delivery Networks and Media Services
In this module students learn what a content delivery network is and how to implement one. They then move on to look at Azure Media Services, and how to utilize media in Azure.
•Implementing Azure Content Delivery Networks
•Publishing Content with Azure Media Services
Lab : Implementing Content Delivery Networks and Cloud Services
•Configuring a Content Delivery Network
•Adding Content to the Source Service
•Creating a Media Services Account and Upload Content
•Publishing and Scaling Media Content
•Accessing Content Delivery Network and Media Services Content

Module 10: Implementing Azure Active Directory
In this module students will learn how to implement Azure Active directory, and then manage users within the directory. They will also look at adding customer domains, at multi-factor authentication and at application integration with Azure active Directory. Finally they will learn about the features and benefits offered by Azure Active Directory Premium.
•Creating and Managing Azure Directories
•Configuring Application Integration with Azure Active Directory
•Overview of Azure Active Directory Premium
Lab : Implementing Azure Active Directory
•Administering Active Directory
•Configuring Single Sign-On

Module 11: Managing Active Directory in a Hybrid Environment
In this module students learn about managing Active Directory in a Hybrid environment. They start by looking at extending the on-premises active directory into the cloud, and how to manage Office 365 users. They then move on to learn about Directory Synchronization (Dir Synch) and federation (AD FS).
•Extending On-Premises Active Directory into Azure
•Directory Synchronization
•Implementing Federation
Lab : Managing an Active Directory Hybrid Environment
•Determining Integration Requirements
•Synchronizing Directories

Module 12: Implementing Automation
This module starts with an introduction to automation and the components. The student then moves on to look at PowerShell Workflows, particularly the move from PowerShell scripts to worklows and finally looks at managing automation through creating and publishing runbooks, creating and scheduling jobs and monitoring job execution.
•Overview of Automation Components
•PowerShell Workflows
•Managing Automation
Lab : Implementing Automation
•Configuring Automation Accounts
•Creating Runbooks
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