Providing Technology Training and Mentoring For Modern Technology Adoption
This course is intended for students who have experience building vertically scaled applications. Students will also have experience with the Microsoft Azure platform and a basic understanding of the services offered.
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 the considerations necessary when building a highly available solution in the cloud. This course also prepares the students for the 70-532: Developing Microsoft Azure Solutions certification exam.
After completing this course, students will be able to:
The candidates targeted by this training have basic experience in implementing and monitoring Microsoft Azure solutions. Candidates are also proficient with the development tools, techniques and approaches used to build application solutions.
Before attending this course, students must have experience working with the Azure platform. They will also have a general understanding of ASP.NET and C# concepts for the lab scenario. Candidates experience can include:
In this module, students will review the services available in the Azure platform and the Management Portals used to manage the service instances.
After completing this module, you will be able to:
In this module, students will learn about Virtual Machine hosting options available in Azure. Students will be able to deploy custom workloads to an Azure Virtual Machine, manage the VM and its images and also monitor VMs.
Lab : Creating an Azure Virtual Machine for Development & Testing
In this module, students will explore the Infrastructure components in Azure. Students will be able to describe Virtual Networks and understand the relationship between the VNETs and the different services offered in Azure. Students will also be able to add Cloud Services and Virtual Machines to VNETs. Finally students will scale multiple instances of services in a VNET.
Lab : Managing Multiple Virtual Machines in a Virtual Network
After completing this module, students will be able to:
In this module, students will learn how to create and host a simple website using Azure Web Sites. Students will also learn how to monitor and manage the website using the Management Portal.
Lab : Creating an ASP.NET Web Site Using Azure Web Sites
This module covers the common practices and patterns for building resilient and scalable web applications that will be hosted in Azure.
In this module, students will learn how to use Cloud Service Worker Roles and Web Sites Web Jobs to process data in the background. Students will also be able to use Cloud Service Cache Roles to store data in the cache.
Lab : Creating a Background Process Using Azure Worker Roles
In this module, students will be able to use Azure SQL Databases to store and retrieve data. Students will also learn how to store data in Azure Table Storage.
Lab : Storing Event Data in Azure SQL Databases
Lab : Storing Event Registration Data in Azure Storage Tables
In this module, students will learn how to store and access multimedia files in Azure using Blob Storage.
Lab : Storing Generated Documents in Azure Storage Blobs
In this module, students will use Azure Queue Storage to queue data for asynchronous processing. Students will also be able to identify the Service Bus offerings and identify which ones to use in appropriate scenarios. Students will be able to use the Azure Service Bus Relay to connect on-premise services with client applications.
Lab : Using Queues and Service Bus to Manage Communication Between Web Applications in Azure
In this module, students will explore the options for Automating their interactions with Azure Resources.
Lab : Automating the Creation of a Test Environment using PowerShell
In this module, students will be able to use Azure Active Directory to implement security in a Cloud web application.
Lab : Integrating Azure Active Director with the Events Administration Portal
In this module, students will be able to deploy web applications to Azure by using WebDeploy and Service Packages.
Lab : Deploying the Events Web Application to Azure