This instructor led, online training course will provide students with the knowledge and skills to translate business requirements into secure, scalable, and reliable solutions. We will also discuss virtualization, automation, networking, storage, ARM, Azure AD, governance, containers, Azure SQL databases, and application infrastructure.

Exam Number: AZ-303

After completing this online training course, students will be able to:

  • 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
  • Manage subscriptions, accounts, Azure policies, and Role-Based Access Control
  • Administer Azure using the Resource Manager, Azure portal, Cloud Shell, and CLI
  • Configure intersite connectivity solutions like VNet Peering, and virtual network gateways
  • Administer Azure App Service, Azure Container Instances, and Kubernetes

The primary audience for this course is IT Professionals with expertise in designing and implementing solutions running on Microsoft Azure.

None but we recommend students have:

  • 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.
  1. Monitoring and Security
  • Monitoring and Security Azure Monitor Basics
  • Monitoring and Security Azure Metrics Explorer, Logging
  • Monitoring and Security Automated Responses, Alerts
  • Monitoring and Security Application Insights, Network Watcher
  • Monitoring and Security Health and Availability, Cost, Security Center
  • Monitoring and Security Application Controls, Azure Defender
  • Monitoring and Security Alert Reponses, Incidents, Notifications, Security Center
  1. Storage Accounts
  • Storage Accounts Overview 
  • Storage Accounts Storage Explorer, Blob Storage, Azure Files 
  • Storage Accounts Storage Tiers and Accounts, Securing Storage Accounts 
  • Storage Accounts Authentication and Access, Private Link, VPN Gateway 
  1. Windows and Linux VM’s
  • Windows and Linux VMs Overview 
  • Windows and Linux VMs Proximity Placement Groups, Scale Sets, Storage 
  • Windows and Linux VMs Encryption, Load Balancer 
  • Windows and Linux VMs Traffic Manager Overview 
  • Windows and Linux VMs Traffic Manager Profiles, Application Gateway 
  • Windows and Linux VMs Application Gateway Configuration, Dedicated Hosts 
  1. ARM Templates
  • ARM Templates and Automation Overview 
  • ARM Templates and Automation Runbooks 
  1. Azure Network Infrastructure
  • Azure Network Infrastructure Virtual Networks 
  • Azure Network Infrastructure VNet Peering, Gateways, Networking 
  • Azure Network Infrastructure ExpressRoute, NAT, DR
  1. Azure AD Hybrid Identities
  • Azure AD Hybrid Identities Overview 
  • Azure AD Hybrid Identities AD Connect, Installation 
  • Azure AD Hybrid Identities Authorization, Federation 
  1. Implement Workload Management
  • Implement Workload Management Overview 
  • Implement Workload Management Migration 
  • Implement Workload Management Azure Backup 
  • Implement Workload Management Disaster Recovery, Update Management 
  1. Network Security and Load Balancing
  • Network Security and Load Balancing Overview 
  • Network Security and Load Balancing Traffic Manager, WAF 
  • Network Security and Load Balancing Azure Firewall 
  • Network Security and Load Balancing Network and App Security Groups, Bastion 
  1. Azure Governance
  • Azure Governance Cost Management, Resource Manager, Resource Mover 
  • Azure Governance RBAC and Custom Roles 
  • Azure Governance Azure Access, Azure Policy, Azure Blueprint 
  1. Securing Applications
  • Securing Applications, Azure Key Vault, Conditional Access
  1. App Infrastructure
  • App Infrastructure Overview
  1. Containers
  • Containers, Kubernetes, Docker, Security Considerations 
  • Containers, Deployment, Mounting, Container Groups 
  1. Azure SQL Databases
  • Azure SQL Databases Overview and Options 
  • Azure SQL Databases Creation, Configuration and Maintenance 
  • Azure SQL Databases Auto-Failover, Monitoring and Tuning 
  1. NoSQL Databases
  • NoSQL Databases Overview, Table Storage 
  • NoSQL Databases High Availability, Cosmos DB in Depth, Scaling, Security