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Microsoft Certified: Azure Solutions Architect Expert (AZ303 and AZ304 Bundle) Training

Prepare for the Azure Solutions Architect Expert Microsoft Certification with our intensive 5-day boot camp course covering AZ-303 Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies and AZ-304 Microsoft Azure Architect Design.

Our bundle package includes 9 days of training in 5-days, two exam vouchers, remote lab access for 180-days and follow-on Q&A support for only $3995CDN.

Objectives

You will prepare for these exams:

  • Exam AZ-303: Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies
  • Exam AZ-304: Microsoft Azure Architect Design

Audience

Successful Cloud Solutions Architects begin this role with practical experience with operating systems, virtualization, cloud infrastructure, storage structures, billing, and networking.

Duration

Five days

 

Outline of Microsoft Certified: Azure Solutions Architect Expert (AZ303 and AZ304 Bundle) Training

AZ303 Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies Training Outline

Module 1: Implement Azure Active Directory

In this module, you will learn how to secure identities with Azure Active Directory, and implement users and groups. This module includes:

 

Lessons

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 Guest Users in Azure AD

Configure Trusted IPs

Manage Multiple Directories

After completing this module, students will be able to:

 

Understand how Multiple AAD organizations interact

Add Guest Users to Azure AD

Configure Location Condition Configuration

Configure Azure MFA settings

Implement Conditional Access Azure MFA

Create a Blueprint

Module 2: 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. This module includes:

 

Lessons

Install and Configure Azure AD Connect

Configure Password Sync and Password Writeback

Configure Azure AD Connect Health

After completing this module, students will be able to:

 

Implement Azure AD seamless Single Sign-On

Perform an Azure AD Connect installation

Implement Azure AD Connect Health

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. This module includes:

 

Lessons

Virtual Network Peering

Implement VNet Peering

After completing this module, students will be able to:

 

Connect services with Virtual Network Peering

Configure VNet Peering

Understand Service Chaining

Modify or delete VNet Peering

Module 4: Implement VMs for Windows and Linux

In this module, you will learn about Azure virtual machines including planning, creating, availability and extensions.

 

Lessons

Select Virtual Machine Size

Configure High Availability

Implement Azure Dedicated Hosts

Deploy and Configure Scale Sets

Configure Azure Disk Encryption

After completing this module, students will be able to:

 

Plan for virtual machine implementations

Create virtual machines

Configure virtual machine availability, including scale sets

Understand High Availability options for VMs in Azure

Module 5: 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.

 

Lessons

Implement Azure Load Balancer

Implement an Application Gateway

Understand Web Application Firewall

Implement Azure Firewall

Implement Azure Front Door

Implementing Azure Traffic Manager

Implement Network Security Groups and Application Security Groups

Implement Azure Bastion

Lab : Implementing Highly Available Azure IaaS Compute Architecture

Describe characteristics of highly available Azure VMs residing in the same availability set

Describe characteristics of highly available Azure VMs residing in different availability zones

Describe characteristics of automatic horizontal scaling of Azure VM Scale Sets

Describe characteristics of manual vertical scaling of Azure VM Scale Sets

After completing this module, students will be able to:

 

Select a Load Balancer solution

Configure Application Gateway

Implement Azure Firewall

Create an Azure Front Door

Understand Traffic Manager routing methods

Configure Network Security Groups (NSGs)

Module 6: 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.

 

Lessons

Storage Accounts

Blob Storage

Storage Security

Managing Storage

Accessing Blobs and Queues using AAD

Lab : Implementing and Configuring Azure Storage File and Blob Services

Implement authorization of Azure Storage blobs by leveraging shared access signatures

Implement authorization of Azure Storage blobs by leveraging Azure Active Directory

Implement authorization of Azure Storage file shares by leveraging access keys

Configure Azure Storage Firewalls and Virtual Networks

After completing this module, students will be able to:

 

Understand Storage Account services and types

Configure Blob storage, accounts, containers, and access tiers

Implement Shared Access Signatures (SAS)

Understand Azure Storage firewalls and virtual networks

Module 7: Implement NoSQL Databases

In this module, you will learn about Azure Table Storage and recommend options for CosmsoDB APIs.

 

Lessons

Configure Storage Account Tables

Select Appropriate CosmosDB APIs

After completing this module, students will be able to:

 

Outline the Table Service Data Model

Understand options for Azure Cosmos DB

Understand high availability using CosmosDB

Module 8: 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.

 

Lessons

Configure Azure SQL Database Settings

Implement Azure SQL Database Managed Instances

High-Availability and Azure SQL Database

In this module, you will learn how to

Create an Azure SQL Database (single database)

Create an Azure SQL Database Managed Instance

Recommend high-availability architectural models used in Azure SQL Database

Module 9: 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.

 

Lessons

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

After completing this module, students will be able to:

 

Leverage Azure Resource Manager to organize resources

Use ARM Templates to deploy resources

Create and Execute an Automation Runbook

Deploy an Azure VM from a VHD

Understand Azure encryption technologies

Module 10: 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.

 

Lessons

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

Azure Blueprints

Lab : Implementing and Configuring Azure Storage File and Blob Services

Implement authorization of Azure Storage blobs by leveraging shared access signatures

Implement authorization of Azure Storage blobs by leveraging Azure Active Directory

Implement authorization of Azure Storage file shares by leveraging access keys

Lab : Managing Azure Role-Based Access Control

Define a custom RBAC role

Assign a custom RBAC role

After completing this module, students will be able to:

 

Understand Resource Group Organization

Understand how RBAC works

Create an Azure AD access review

Create and manage policies to enforce compliance

Module 11: Manage Security for Applications

In this module, you will learn about Azure Key Vault and implementing authentication using Azure Managed Identities.

 

Lessons

Azure Key Vault

Azure Managed Identity

After completing this module, students will be able to:

 

Explain Key Vault uses such as secrets, key, and Certificate management

Use Managed Identities with Azure resources

Module 12: 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.

 

Lessons

Migrate Workloads using Azure Migrate

VMware - Agentless Migration

VMware - Agent-Based Migration

Implement Azure Backup

Azure to Azure Site Recovery

Implement Azure Update Management

Lab : Protecting Hyper-V VMs by using Azure Site Recovery

Configure Azure Site Recovery

Perform test failover

Perform planned failover

Perform unplanned failover

After completing this module, students will be able to:

 

Understand agent-based migration architecture

Prepare for Azure for migration

Prepare an on-premises VMware environment

Understand Azure VM backup architecture

Manage updates and patches for Azure VMs

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.

 

Lessons

Azure Container Instances

Configure Azure Kubernetes Service

After completing this module, students will be able to:

 

Run Azure Container instances

Deploy Kubernetes with AKS

Module 14: 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.

 

Lessons

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

Lab : Configuring a Message-Based Integration Architecture

Configure and validate an Azure Function App Storage Blob trigger

Configure and validate an Azure Event Grid subscription-based queue messaging

Lab : Implementing an Azure App Service Web App with a Staging Slot

Implement Blue/Green deployment pattern by using deployment slots of Azure App Service web apps

Perform A/B testing by using deployment slots of Azure App Service web apps

After completing this module, students will be able to:

 

Configure an Azure App Service

Create an App Service Plan

Create a Workflow using Azure Logic Apps

Create a Function App

Module 15: 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.

 

Lessons

Azure Infrastructure Security Monitoring

Azure Monitor

Azure Workbooks

Azure Alerts

Log Analytics

Network Watcher

Azure Service Health

Monitor Azure Costs

Azure Application Insights

Unified Monitoring in Azure

In this module, you will learn how to

 

Understand Azure Log Analytics

Understand Azure Service Health

AZ-304 Microsoft Azure Architect Design Training Outline

Module 1: Design for Cost Optimization

In this module, you will learn how to optimize costs from recommendations, breakdown costs by Azure Service, and download and review usage details. 01-View

Lessons

  • Recommend Solutions for Cost Management
  • Recommended Viewpoints for Minimizing Costs

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Optimize with Azure Cost Management.
  • Design with Cost in mind
  • Optimize Costs from recommendations

Module 2: Design a Solution for Logging and Monitoring

In this module, you will learn about Azure Monitor, Azure Application Insights, and Azure Sentinel. You will be able to monitor Azure Resources with Azure Monitor and collect and analyze resource Logs for Azure.

Lessons

  • Azure Monitoring Services
  • Azure Monitor

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Monitor Azure resources with Azure Monitor
  • Collect and analyze Resource Logs for Azure resources
  • Understand how Azure Sentinel collects data on the devices, users, infrastructure, and applications

Module 3: Design Authentication

In this module, you will learn to implement Conditional Access and Azure Multi-Factor Authentication and also be able to recommend an Authentication Methodology for Hybrid Identity.

Lessons

  • Recommend a Solution for Multi-Factor Authentication
  • Recommend a Solution for Single-Sign On (SSO)
  • Five Steps for Securing Identity Infrastructure
  • Recommend a Solution for a Hybrid Identity
  • Recommend a Solution for B2B Integration

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Plan for a MFA Deployment
  • Understand Azure Active Directory Seamless Single Sign-On (SSO)
  • Recommend an Authentication Methodology for Hybrid Identity
  • Integrate with Identity Providers

Module 4: Design Authorization

In this module, you will learn how to provide Identities to services and understand the hierarchy of Management Groups and Subscriptions.

Lessons

  • Infrastructure Protection
  • Recommend a Hierarchical Structure for Management Groups, Subscriptions and Resource Groups

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Recommend hierarchy of Management Groups and Subscriptions.
  • Configure custom RBAC Role definitions and assignments

Module 5: Design Governance

In this module, you will learn apply an Azure Policy, Identify non-compliant resources, and manage tag governance with Azure Policy.

Lessons

  • Recommend a Solution for using Azure Policy
  • Recommend a Solution for using Azure Blueprint

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Organize Policies with Initiatives
  • Manage Tag Governance with Azure Policy
  • Provide guidance on Azure Blueprints

Module 6: Design Security for Applications

In this module, you will understand Azure Key Vault availability and redundancy, managed Identities for Azure resources. Also, learn about system-assigned Managed Identity and Azure VMs.

Lessons

  • Recommend a Solution using KeyVault
  • Recommend a Solution using Azure AD Managed Identities

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Understand Key Vault authentication and authorization
  • Understan Azure Key Vault availability and redundancy
  • Understand how Blueprints differ from Resource Manager Templates and Azure Policy

Module 7: Design a Solution for Databases

In this module, you will be able to recommend the appropriate data store and recommend Azure SQL Database and Azure SQL Managed Instance Service tiers.

Lessons

  • Select an Appropriate Data Platform Based on Requirements
  • Overview of Azure Data Storage
  • Recommend Database Service Tier Sizing
  • Dynamically Scale Azure SQL Database and Azure SQL Managed Instances
  • Recommend a Solution for Encrypting Data at Rest, Transmission, and In Use

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Recommend Database Service Tier Sizing
  • Recommend a Solution for Encrypting Data at Rest, Transmission, and In Use
  • Understand Azure Data Lake Store and Azure Blob Storage containers

Module 8: Design Data Integration

In this module, you will learn about data flows using Azure Data Factory and Azure Synapse Analytics architecture.

Lessons

  • Recommend a Data Flow
  • Recommend a Solution for Data Integration

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Implement Azure Synapse Analytics
  • Describe how data flows using Azure Data Factory
  • Demonstrate hjow to use Azure Data Factory to load data into SQL Data Warehouse

Module 9: Select an Appropriate Storage Account

In this module, you will learn about recommend a design a strategy for using tiered storage and manage tiered Storage using Azure tools.

Lessons

  • Understanding Storage Tiers
  • Recommend a Storage Access Solution
  • Recommend Storage Management Tools

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Recommend tools for working with Azure Storage
  • Design for Azure Blob Storage access tiers

Module 10: Design a Solution for Backup and Recovery

In this module, you will learn about solutions for site recovery capacity and site failover and failback. You will be able to recommend solutions for recovery in different regions.

Lessons

  • Recommend a Recovery Solution for Hybrid and On-Premises Workloads
  • Design and Azure Site Recovery Solution
  • Recommend a Solution for Recovery in Different Regions
  • Recommend a Solution for Azure Backup Management
  • Design a Solution for Data Archiving and Retention

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Recommend solutions for Azure hybrid and on-premises workloads that meets recovery objectives
  • Recommend a solution for site recovery capacity
  • Recommend storage types and methodology for data archiving
  • Identify requirements for data archiving

Module 11: Design for High Availability

In this module, you will learn about solutions for application and workload redundancy, including compute, database, and storage.

Lessons

  • Recommend a Solution for Application and Workload Redundancy
  • Recommend a Solution for Autoscaling
  • Identify Resources that Require High Availability
  • Identify Storage Tpes for High Availability
  • Recommend a Solution for Geo-Redundancy of Workloads

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Recommend a solutions for autoscaling
  • Identify storage types for high availability
  • Recommend a solutions for geo-redundancy of workloads

Module 12: Design a Compute Solution

In this module, you will learn about the appropriate compute technologies, including virtual machines, App Services, Service Fabric, Azure Functions, Windows Virtual Desktop, and containers.

Lessons

  • Recommend a Solution for Compute Provisioning
  • Determine Appropriate Compute Technologies
  • Recommend a Solution for Containers
  • Recommend a Solution for Automating Compute Management

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Refer solution for automating compute management
  • Recommend the appropriate compute technologies, including virtual machines, and App Services
  • Recommend the approrioate AKS and ACI and the configurations

Module 13: Design a Network Solution

In this module, you will learn about solutions for network addressing and name resolution, network provisioning, and network security.

Lessons

  • Recommend a Solution for Network Addressing and Name Resolution
  • Recommend a Solution for Network Provisioning
  • Recommend a Solution for Network Security
  • Recommend a Solution for iInternete Connectivity and On-Premises Networks,
  • Recommend a Solution for Automating Network Management
  • Recommend a Solution for Load Balancing and Rraffic Routing

After completing this module, students will understand :

  • Solutions for network addressing and name resolution
  • Solutions for network security including private endpoints, firewalls, and gateways
  • Recommendations for network connectivity to the Internet, on-premises networks, and other VNets.
  • Recommendations for load balancing and traffic routing

Module 14: Design an Application Architecture

In this module, you will learn about solution for deployment of applications including ARM templates, Logic Apps, or Azure Functions. You will also learn about microservices architecture including Event Grid, Event Hubs, Service Bus, Storage Queues, Logic Apps, Azure Functions, and webhooks.

Lessons

  • Recommend a Microservices Architecture
  • Recommend an Orchestration Solution for Deployment of Applications
  • Recommend a Solution for API Integration

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Recommend deployment solutions using ARM templates, Logic Apps, or Azure Functions
  • Recommend a solution for monitoring automation
  • Recommend a hosting structure for API management

Module 15: Design Migrations

In this module, you will learn about recommend a solution for migrating applications and VMs and a solution for migration of databases.

Lessons

  • Assess and On-Premises Servers and Applications for Migration
  • Recommend a Solution for Migrating Applications and VMs
  • Recommend a Solution for Migration of Databases

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Assess on-premises servers and applications for migration
  • Suggest solutions for migrating applications and VMs
  • Determine migration scope, including redundant, related, trivial, and outdated data

 

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