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DP-203: Data Engineering on Microsoft Azure On-Demand

About On-Demand Learning

TechSherpas 365’s On-Demand courses provide you with access to Microsoft official courseware materials and hands-on labs, empowering you to learn at your own pace. On-Demand allows you to design your training around your schedule, budget, and individual learning needs.

On-Demand Learning is a perfect solution for students who are unable to attend traditional instructor-led training due to schedule constraints. You receive the same materials and labs as an instructor-led course, with the added convenience of flexible scheduling and a lower price tag.

This On-Demand Course Includes:

  • Microsoft Official Courseware License with Lifetime Access (and automatic version updates)
  • Access to Hands-on Labs for 180 days
  • Access to 3 hours of Instructor Time (upon request):
    • One-on-one live instructor time geared towards your specific needs
    • Scheduled in 1-hour increments

In this course, the student will learn about the data engineering as it pertains to working with batch and real-time analytical solutions using Azure data platform technologies. Students will begin by understanding the core compute and storage technologies that are used to build an analytical solution. The students will learn how to interactively explore data stored in files in a data lake. They will learn the various ingestion techniques that can be used to load data using the Apache Spark capability found in Azure Synapse Analytics or Azure Databricks, or how to ingest using Azure Data Factory or Azure Synapse pipelines. The students will also learn the various ways they can transform the data using the same technologies that is used to ingest data. They will understand the importance of implementing security to ensure that the data is protected at rest or in transit. The student will then show how to create a real-time analytical system to create real-time analytical solutions.

Audience Profile

The primary audience for this course is data professionals, data architects, and business intelligence professionals who want to learn about data engineering and building analytical solutions using data platform technologies that exist on Microsoft Azure. The secondary audience for this course data analysts and data scientists who work with analytical solutions built on Microsoft Azure.

Job role: Data Engineer

Preparation for exam: DP-203

Features: none

Skills gained

  • Explore compute and storage options for data engineering workloads in Azure
  • Run interactive queries using serverless SQL pools
  • Perform data Exploration and Transformation in Azure Databricks
  • Explore, transform, and load data into the Data Warehouse using Apache Spark
  • Ingest and load Data into the Data Warehouse
  • Transform Data with Azure Data Factory or Azure Synapse Pipelines
  • Integrate Data from Notebooks with Azure Data Factory or Azure Synapse Pipelines
  • Support Hybrid Transactional Analytical Processing (HTAP) with Azure Synapse Link
  • Perform end-to-end security with Azure Synapse Analytics
  • Perform real-time Stream Processing with Stream Analytics
  • Create a Stream Processing Solution with Event Hubs and Azure Databricks

Prerequisites

Successful students start this course with knowledge of cloud computing and core data concepts and professional experience with data solutions.

Specifically completing:

 

DP-203: Data Engineering on Microsoft Azure

In this course, the student will learn about the data engineering as it pertains to working with batch and real-time analytical solutions using Azure data platform technologies. Students will begin by understanding the core compute and storage technologies that are used to build an analytical solution. The students will learn how to interactively explore data stored in files in a data lake. They will learn the various ingestion techniques that can be used to load data using the Apache Spark capability found in Azure Synapse Analytics or Azure Databricks, or how to ingest using Azure Data Factory or Azure Synapse pipelines. The students will also learn the various ways they can transform the data using the same technologies that is used to ingest data. They will understand the importance of implementing security to ensure that the data is protected at rest or in transit. The student will then show how to create a real-time analytical system to create real-time analytical solutions.

Audience Profile

The primary audience for this course is data professionals, data architects, and business intelligence professionals who want to learn about data engineering and building analytical solutions using data platform technologies that exist on Microsoft Azure. The secondary audience for this course data analysts and data scientists who work with analytical solutions built on Microsoft Azure.

Job role: Data Engineer

Preparation for exam: DP-203

Features: none

Skills gained

  • Explore compute and storage options for data engineering workloads in Azure
  • Run interactive queries using serverless SQL pools
  • Perform data Exploration and Transformation in Azure Databricks
  • Explore, transform, and load data into the Data Warehouse using Apache Spark
  • Ingest and load Data into the Data Warehouse
  • Transform Data with Azure Data Factory or Azure Synapse Pipelines
  • Integrate Data from Notebooks with Azure Data Factory or Azure Synapse Pipelines
  • Support Hybrid Transactional Analytical Processing (HTAP) with Azure Synapse Link
  • Perform end-to-end security with Azure Synapse Analytics
  • Perform real-time Stream Processing with Stream Analytics
  • Create a Stream Processing Solution with Event Hubs and Azure Databricks

Prerequisites

Successful students start this course with knowledge of cloud computing and core data concepts and professional experience with data solutions.

Specifically completing:

 

MS-203: Microsoft 365 Messaging On-Demand

About On-Demand Learning

TechSherpas 365’s On-Demand courses provide you with access to Microsoft official courseware materials and hands-on labs, empowering you to learn at your own pace. On-Demand allows you to design your training around your schedule, budget, and individual learning needs.

On-Demand Learning is a perfect solution for students who are unable to attend traditional instructor-led training due to schedule constraints. You receive the same materials and labs as an instructor-led course, with the added convenience of flexible scheduling and a lower price tag.

This On-Demand Course Includes:

  • Microsoft Official Courseware License with Lifetime Access (and automatic version updates)
  • Access to Hands-on Labs for 180 days
  • Access to 3 hours of Instructor Time (upon request):
    • One-on-one live instructor time geared towards your specific needs
    • Scheduled in 1-hour increments

About This Course

This course examines the key elements of Microsoft 365 messaging administration, including message transport and mail flow, messaging security, hygiene, and compliance, messaging infrastructure, and hybrid messaging. This course is designed for IT Professionals who deploy and manage the messaging infrastructure for Microsoft 365 in their organization.

Audience profile

The Messaging Administrator deploys, configures, manages, and troubleshoots recipients, permissions, mail protection, mail flow, and public folders in both on-premises and cloud enterprise environments. Responsibilities include managing message hygiene, messaging infrastructure, and hybrid configuration and migration. To implement a secure hybrid topology that meets the business needs of a modern organization, the Messaging Administrator must collaborate with the Security Administrator and Microsoft 365 Enterprise Administrator. The Messaging Administrator should have a working knowledge of authentication types, licensing, and integration with Microsoft 365 applications.

Job role: Administrator

Preparation for exam: MS-203

Features: none

Skills gained

  • Configure and manage the transport pipeline
  • Manage and troubleshoot mail flow and transport issues
  • Manage message hygiene and compliance
  • Manage authentication for messaging
  • Configure organizational settings and sharing
  • Manage mobile devices
  • Manage role-based permissions
  • Create and manage recipient objects and resources
  • Plan, implement, and troubleshoot public folders
  • Plan a hybrid environment
  • Perform mailbox migrations
  • Deploy and troubleshoot a hybrid environment

Prerequisites

This course is designed for persons who are aspiring to the Microsoft 365 Messaging Administrator role.

 

MS-101: Microsoft 365 Mobility and Security On-Demand

About On-Demand Learning

TechSherpas 365’s On-Demand courses provide you with access to Microsoft official courseware materials and hands-on labs, empowering you to learn at your own pace. On-Demand allows you to design your training around your schedule, budget, and individual learning needs.

On-Demand Learning is a perfect solution for students who are unable to attend traditional instructor-led training due to schedule constraints. You receive the same materials and labs as an instructor-led course, with the added convenience of flexible scheduling and a lower price tag.

This On-Demand Course Includes:

  • Microsoft Official Courseware License with Lifetime Access (and automatic version updates)
  • Access to Hands-on Labs for 180 days
  • Access to 3 hours of Instructor Time (upon request):
    • One-on-one live instructor time geared towards your specific needs
    • Scheduled in 1-hour increments

This course covers three central elements of Microsoft 365 enterprise administration – Microsoft 365 security management, Microsoft 365 compliance management, and Microsoft 365 device management. In Microsoft 365 security management, you will examine all the common types of threat vectors and data breaches facing organizations today, and you will learn how Microsoft 365’s security solutions address these security threats. You will be introduced to the Microsoft Secure Score, as well as to Azure Active Directory Identity Protection. You will then learn how to manage the Microsoft 365 security services, including Exchange Online Protection, Advanced Threat Protection, Safe Attachments, and Safe Links. Finally, you will be introduced to the various reports that monitor your security health. You will then transition from security services to threat intelligence; specifically, using the Security Dashboard and Advanced Threat Analytics to stay ahead of potential security breaches. With your Microsoft 365 security components now firmly in place, you will examine the key components of Microsoft 365 compliance management. This begins with an overview of all key aspects of data governance, including data archiving and retention, Information Rights Management, Secure Multipurpose Internet Mail Extension (S/MIME), Office 365 message encryption, and data loss prevention (DLP). You will then delve deeper into archiving and retention, paying particular attention to in-place records management in SharePoint, archiving and retention in Exchange, and Retention policies in the Security and Compliance Center. Now that you understand the key aspects of data governance, you will examine how to implement them, including the building of ethical walls in Exchange Online, creating DLP policies from built-in templates, creating custom DLP policies, creating DLP policies to protect documents, and creating policy tips. You will then focus on managing data governance in Microsoft 365, including managing retention in email, troubleshooting retention policies and policy tips that fail, as well as troubleshooting sensitive data. You will then learn how to implement Azure Information Protection and Windows Information Protection. You will conclude this section by learning how to manage search and investigation, including searching for content in the Security and Compliance Center, auditing log investigations, and managing advanced eDiscovery. The course concludes with an in-depth examination of Microsoft 365 device management. You will begin by planning for various aspects of device management, including preparing your Windows 10 devices for co-management. You will learn how to transition from Configuration Manager to Intune, and you will be introduced to the Microsoft Store for Business and Mobile Application Management. At this point, you will transition from planning to implementing device management; specifically, your Windows 10 deployment strategy. This includes learning how to implement Windows Autopilot, Windows Analytics, and Mobile Device Management (MDM). When examining MDM, you will learn how to deploy it, how to enroll devices to MDM, and how to manage device compliance.

Audience Profile

This course is designed for persons who are aspiring to the Microsoft 365 Enterprise Admin role and have completed one of the Microsoft 365 role-based administrator certification paths.

Job role: Administrator

Preparation for exam: MS-101

Features: none

Skills gained

  • Microsoft 365 Security Metrics
  • Microsoft 365 Security Services
  • Microsoft 365 Threat Intelligence
  • Data Governance in Microsoft 365
  • Data Governance in Microsoft 365 Intelligence
  • Search and Investigations
  • Device Management
  • Windows 10 Deployment Strategies
  • Mobile Device Management

Prerequisites

Before attending this course, students must have:

  • Completed a role-based administrator course such as Messaging, Teamwork, Security and Compliance, or Collaboration.
  • A proficient understanding of DNS and basic functional experience with Microsoft 365 services.
  • A proficient understanding of general IT practices.

 

MS-100: Microsoft 365 Identity and Services On-Demand

About On-Demand Learning

TechSherpas 365’s On-Demand courses provide you with access to Microsoft official courseware materials and hands-on labs, empowering you to learn at your own pace. On-Demand allows you to design your training around your schedule, budget, and individual learning needs.

On-Demand Learning is a perfect solution for students who are unable to attend traditional instructor-led training due to schedule constraints. You receive the same materials and labs as an instructor-led course, with the added convenience of flexible scheduling and a lower price tag.

This On-Demand Course Includes:

  • Microsoft Official Courseware License with Lifetime Access (and automatic version updates)
  • Access to Hands-on Labs for 180 days
  • Access to 3 hours of Instructor Time (upon request):
    • One-on-one live instructor time geared towards your specific needs
    • Scheduled in 1-hour increments

About This Course

This course covers three central elements of Microsoft 365 enterprise administration – Microsoft 365 tenant and service management, Microsoft 365 management, and Microsoft 365 identity management. In Microsoft 365 tenant and service management, you will examine all the key components that must be planned for when designing your Microsoft 365 tenant. Once this planning phase is complete, you will learn how to configure your Microsoft 365 tenant, including your organizational profile, tenant subscription options, component services, user accounts and licenses, and security groups. Finally, you will learn how to manage your tenant, which includes the configuration of tenant roles and managing your tenant health and services. With your Microsoft 365 tenant now firmly in place, you will examine the key components of Microsoft 365 management. This begins with an overview of Microsoft 365 product functionality, including Exchange Online, SharePoint Online, Microsoft Teams, Microsoft Power Platform, and device management. You will then transition to configuring Microsoft 365, with a primary focus on configuring Office client connectivity. Finally, you will examine how to manage user-driven client installations of Microsoft 365 Apps for enterprise (formerly Office 365 ProPlus) deployments. You will wrap up this section by learning how to configure Office Telemetry and Workplace Analytics. The course concludes with an in-depth examination of Microsoft 365 identity synchronization, with a focus on Azure Active Directory Connect. You will learn how to plan for and implement Azure AD Connect, how to manage synchronized identities, and how to implement password management in Microsoft 365 using multi-factor authentication and self-service password management. This section wraps up with a comprehensive look at implementing application and external access. You will learn how to add and manage applications in Azure Active Directory, including how to configure multi-tenant applications. You will then examine how to configure Azure AD Application Proxy, including how to install and register a connector and how to publish an on-premises app for remote access. Finally, you will examine how to design and manage solutions for external access. This includes licensing guidance for Azure AD B2B collaboration, creating a collaborative user, and troubleshooting a B2B collaboration.

Audience Profile

This course is designed for persons who are aspiring to the Microsoft 365 Enterprise Admin role and have completed one of the Microsoft 365 role-based administrator certification paths.

Job role: Administrator

Preparation for exam: MS-100

Features: none

Skills gained

  • Designing, configuring, and managing your Microsoft 365 tenant
  • Microsoft 365 product functionality
  • Configuring Microsoft 365
  • Managing Microsoft 365 Apps for enterprise deployments
  • Planning and implementing identity synchronization
  • Implementing application and external access

Prerequisites

Before attending this course, students must have:

  • Completed a role-based administrator course such as Messaging, Teamwork, Security and Compliance, or Collaboration.
  • A proficient understanding of DNS and basic functional experience with Microsoft 365 services.
  • A proficient understanding of general IT practices.

 

MD-101: Managing Modern Desktops On-Demand

About On-Demand Learning

TechSherpas 365’s On-Demand courses provide you with access to Microsoft official courseware materials and hands-on labs, empowering you to learn at your own pace. On-Demand allows you to design your training around your schedule, budget, and individual learning needs.

On-Demand Learning is a perfect solution for students who are unable to attend traditional instructor-led training due to schedule constraints. You receive the same materials and labs as an instructor-led course, with the added convenience of flexible scheduling and a lower price tag.

This On-Demand Course Includes:

  • Microsoft Official Courseware License with Lifetime Access (and automatic version updates)
  • Access to Hands-on Labs for 180 days
  • Access to 3 hours of Instructor Time (upon request):
    • One-on-one live instructor time geared towards your specific needs
    • Scheduled in 1-hour increments

About This Course

In this course, students will learn how to plan and implement an operating system deployment strategy using modern deployment methods, as well as how to implement an update strategy. Students will be introduced to key components of modern management and co-management strategies. This course also covers what it takes to incorporate Microsoft Intune into your organization. Students will also learn about methods for deployment and management of apps and browser-based applications. Students will be introduced to the key concepts of security in modern management including authentication, identities, access, and compliance policies. Students will be introduced to technologies such Azure Active Directory, Azure Information Protection and Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection, as well as how to leverage them to protect devices and data.

Audience profile

The Modern Desktop Administrator deploys, configures, secures, manages, and monitors devices and client applications in an enterprise environment. Responsibilities include managing identity, access, policies, updates, and apps. The MDA collaborates with the M365 Enterprise Administrator to design and implement a device strategy that meets the business needs of a modern organization.

The Modern Desktop Administrator must be familiar with M365 workloads and must have strong skills and experience of deploying, configuring, and maintaining Windows 10 and non-Windows devices. The MDA role focuses on cloud services rather than on-premises management technologies.

Job role: Administrator

Preparation for exam: MD-101

Features: none

Skills gained

  • Plan, develop, and implement an Operating System deployment, upgrade, and update strategy.
  • Understand the benefits and methods of co-management strategies.
  • Plan and implement device enrollment and configuration.
  • Manage and deploy applications and plan a mobile application management strategy.
  • Manage users and authentication using Azure AD and Active Directory DS.
  • Describe and implement methods used to protect devices and data.

Prerequisites

The Modern Desktop Administrator must be familiar with M365 workloads and must have strong skills and experience of deploying, configuring, and maintaining Windows 10 and non-Windows devices. The MDA role focuses on cloud services rather than on-premises management technologies. It is recommended students complete course MD-100, Windows 10, prior to taking this course.

 

DP-300: Administering Relational Databases on Microsoft Azure On-Demand

About On-Demand Learning

TechSherpas 365’s On-Demand courses provide you with access to Microsoft official courseware materials and hands-on labs, empowering you to learn at your own pace. On-Demand allows you to design your training around your schedule, budget, and individual learning needs.

On-Demand Learning is a perfect solution for students who are unable to attend traditional instructor-led training due to schedule constraints. You receive the same materials and labs as an instructor-led course, with the added convenience of flexible scheduling and a lower price tag.

This On-Demand Course Includes:

  • Microsoft Official Courseware License with Lifetime Access (and automatic version updates)
  • Access to Hands-on Labs for 180 days
  • Access to 3 hours of Instructor Time (upon request):
    • One-on-one live instructor time geared towards your specific needs
    • Scheduled in 1-hour increments

About This Course

This course provides students with the knowledge and skills to administer a SQL Server database infrastructure for cloud, on-premises and hybrid relational databases and who work with the Microsoft PaaS relational database offerings. Additionally, it will be of use to individuals who develop applications that deliver content from SQL-based relational databases.

Audience profile

The audience for this course is data professionals managing data and databases who want to learn about administering the data platform technologies that are available on Microsoft Azure. This course is also valuable for data architects and application developers who need to understand what technologies are available for the data platform with Azure and how to work with those technologies through applications.

Job role: Database Administrator

Preparation for exam: DP-300

Features: none

Skills gained

  • Plan, deploy and configure Azure SQL offerings
  • Monitor database performance and tune a database and queries for optimum performance
  • Plan and configure a High Availability Solution

Prerequisites

In addition to their professional experience, students who take this training should have technical knowledge equivalent to the following courses:

  • Azure Fundamentals
  • Azure Data Fundamentals

 

AZ-900: Microsoft Certified Azure Fundamentals On-Demand

About On-Demand Learning

TechSherpas 365’s On-Demand courses provide you with access to Microsoft official courseware materials and hands-on labs, empowering you to learn at your own pace. On-Demand allows you to design your training around your schedule, budget, and individual learning needs.

On-Demand Learning is a perfect solution for students who are unable to attend traditional instructor-led training due to schedule constraints. You receive the same materials and labs as an instructor-led course, with the added convenience of flexible scheduling and a lower price tag.

This On-Demand Course Includes:

  • Microsoft Official Courseware License with Lifetime Access (and automatic version updates)
  • Access to Hands-on Labs for 180 days
  • Access to 3 hours of Instructor Time (upon request):
    • One-on-one live instructor time geared towards your specific needs
    • Scheduled in 1-hour increments

About This Course

This course will provide foundational level knowledge on core Azure concepts; core Azure services; core solutions and management tools; general security and network security; governance, privacy, and compliance features; Azure cost management and service level agreements. Note: This course provides an Azure pass and time for students to participate in hands-on labs. If you do not need hands-on experience, consider the AZ-900T01: Microsoft Azure Fundamentals (1 day) course. The content for both courses align to the AZ-900 exam objective domain.

Audience profile

This course is suitable for IT personnel who are just beginning to work with Azure. This audience wants to learn about our offerings and get hands-on experience with the product. This course primarily uses the Azure portal to create services and does not require scripting skills. Students in this course will gain confidence to take other role-based courses and certifications, such as Azure Administrator. This course provides an Azure pass and optional lab environment. This course combines lecture, demonstrations, and hands-on labs. This course will also help prepare someone for the AZ-900 exam.

Job role: Administrator, AI Engineer, Data Analyst, Data Engineer, Data Scientist, Database Administrator, Developer, Security Engineer

Preparation for exam: AZ-900

Features: none

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for taking this course. However, the more technical knowledge a student has, the more they will understand about the cloud.

AZ-500: Microsoft Azure Security Technologies On-Demand

About On-Demand Learning

TechSherpas 365’s On-Demand courses provide you with access to Microsoft official courseware materials and hands-on labs, empowering you to learn at your own pace. On-Demand allows you to design your training around your schedule, budget, and individual learning needs.

On-Demand Learning is a perfect solution for students who are unable to attend traditional instructor-led training due to schedule constraints. You receive the same materials and labs as an instructor-led course, with the added convenience of flexible scheduling and a lower price tag.

This On-Demand Course Includes:

  • Microsoft Official Courseware License with Lifetime Access (and automatic version updates)
  • Access to Hands-on Labs for 180 days
  • Access to 3 hours of Instructor Time (upon request):
    • One-on-one live instructor time geared towards your specific needs
    • Scheduled in 1-hour increments

This course provides IT Security Professionals with the knowledge and skills needed to implement security controls, maintain an organization’s security posture, and identify and remediate security vulnerabilities. This course includes security for identity and access, platform protection, data and applications, and security operations.

Audience profile

This course is for Azure Security Engineers who are planning to take the associated certification exam, or who are performing security tasks in their day-to-day job. This course would also be helpful to an engineer that wants to specialize in providing security for Azure-based digital platforms and play an integral role in protecting an organization’s data.

Job role: Security Engineer

Preparation for exam: AZ-500

Features: none

Skills gained

  • Implement enterprise governance strategies including role-based access control, Azure policies, and resource locks.
  • Implement an Azure AD infrastructure including users, groups, and multi-factor authentication.
  • Implement Azure AD Identity Protection including risk policies, conditional access, and access reviews.
  • Implement Azure AD Privileged Identity Management including Azure AD roles and Azure resources.
  • Implement Azure AD Connect including authentication methods and on-premises directory synchronization.
  • Implement perimeter security strategies including Azure Firewall.
  • Implement network security strategies including Network Security Groups and Application Security Groups.
  • Implement host security strategies including endpoint protection, remote access management, update management, and disk encryption.
  • Implement container security strategies including Azure Container Instances, Azure Container Registry, and Azure Kubernetes.
  • Implement Azure Key Vault including certificates, keys, and secretes.
  • Implement application security strategies including app registration, managed identities, and service endpoints.
  • Implement storage security strategies including shared access signatures, blob retention policies, and Azure Files authentication.
  • Implement database security strategies including authentication, data classification, dynamic data masking, and always encrypted.
  • Implement Azure Monitor including connected sources, log analytics, and alerts.
  • Implement Azure Security Center including policies, recommendations, and just in time virtual machine access.
  • Implement Azure Sentinel including workbooks, incidents, and playbooks.

Prerequisites

Successful learners will have prior knowledge and understanding of:

  • Security best practices and industry security requirements such as defense in depth, least privileged access, role-based access control, multi-factor authentication, shared responsibility, and zero trust model.
  • Be familiar with security protocols such as Virtual Private Networks (VPN), Internet Security Protocol (IPSec), Secure Socket Layer (SSL), disk and data encryption methods.
  • Have some experience deploying Azure workloads. This course does not cover the basics of Azure administration, instead the course content builds on that knowledge by adding security specific information.
  • Have experience with Windows and Linux operating systems and scripting languages. Course labs may use PowerShell and the CLI.

Prerequisite courses (or equivalent knowledge and hands-on experience)

 

AZ-303: Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies On-Demand

About On-Demand Learning

TechSherpas 365’s On-Demand courses provide you with access to Microsoft official courseware materials and hands-on labs, empowering you to learn at your own pace. On-Demand allows you to design your training around your schedule, budget, and individual learning needs.

On-Demand Learning is a perfect solution for students who are unable to attend traditional instructor-led training due to schedule constraints. You receive the same materials and labs as an instructor-led course, with the added convenience of flexible scheduling and a lower price tag.

This On-Demand Course Includes:

  • Microsoft Official Courseware License with Lifetime Access (and automatic version updates)
  • Access to Hands-on Labs for 180 days
  • Access to 3 hours of Instructor Time (upon request):
    • One-on-one live instructor time geared towards your specific needs
    • Scheduled in 1-hour increments

About This Course

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.

Audience profile

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.

Job role: Solution Architect

Preparation for exam: AZ-303

Features: none

Skills gained

  • 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.

Prerequisites

Successful Azure Architect students have prior experience with operating systems, virtualization, cloud infrastructure, storage structures, and networking:

  • Understanding of on-premises virtualization technologies, including VMs and virtual networking
  • 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, and domain controllers