20532: Developing Microsoft Azure Solutions

About this course

This course is intended for students who have experience building vertically scaled applications.  Students should also have experience with the Microsoft Azure platform and a basic understanding of the services offered in Azure.

This course offers students the opportunity to take an existing web application and expand its functionality as part of moving it to Azure.  The course does not require any existing experience with the ASP.NET platform.  This course focuses on the architectural considerations and decisions 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.

Audience profile

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.

At course completion

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • review the services available in the Azure platform and the Management Portals used to manage the service instances.
  • create a Virtual Machine using the Azure Management Portal and create an image of the VM.
  • create an Azure Web Site and publish an existing ASP.NET web application to the site.
  • create an Azure SQL server and database.
  • describe and identify the common practices and patterns for building resilient and scalable web applications that will be hosted in Azure.
  • create an Azure Cloud Service project in Visual Studio 2013 and debug locally.
  • create a background process using a Azure Worker Role.
  • create an Azure Table Storage table and manage the table data using the .NET API for Azure Storage.
  • create Azure Files SMB file share and store documents.
  • create an Azure Storage Queue instance to store requests.
  • create an Azure Service Bus queue instance to store requests.
  • create an Azure Service Bus namespace and use the namespace to connect a cloud web application to the local WCF service.
  • create a Virtual Machine using the existing SQL template and connect this Virtual Machine to the existing application.
  • create a test environment using PowerShell and the Azure Service Management CmdLets.
  • integrate ASP.NET Identity for the administration portal with Azure Active Directory.
  • deploy the web application projects to Azure.

Module 1: Development using the Microsoft Azure Platform

In this module, students will review the services available in the Azure platform and the Management Portals used to manage the service instances.

Lessons

  • Azure Services
  • Management Portals

Module 2: Establishing a Development Environment using Azure Virtual Machines

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.

Lessons

  • Constructing Azure Virtual Machines
  • Azure Virtual Machine Workloads
  • Migrating Azure Virtual Machine Instances

Lab : Creating an Azure Virtual Machine for Development & Testing

Module 3: Managing Infrastructure in Azure

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.

Lessons

  • Azure Virtual Networks
  • Highly Available Azure Virtual Machines
  • Virtual Machine Configuration Management
  • Customizing Azure Virtual Machine Networking

Lab : Managing Multiple Virtual Machines in a Virtual Network

Module 4: Web Infrastructure in the Azure Platform

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.

Lessons

Azure Web Sites
Hosting Web Applications in Azure
Configuring an Azure Web Site
Publishing an Azure Web Site
Monitoring an Azure Web Site

Lab : Creating an ASP.NET Web Site Using Azure Web Sites

Module 5: Designing Cloud Applications for Resiliency

This module covers the common practices and patterns for building resilient and scalable web applications that will be hosted in Azure.

Lessons

  • Application Design Practices for Highly Available Applications
  • Building High Performance Applications using ASP.NET
  • Common Cloud Application Patterns
  • Caching Application Data

Module 6: Processing Background Logic using 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.

Lessons

  • Understanding Cloud Services
  • Cloud Service Web Roles
  • Customizing Cloud Service Configurations
  • Updating and Managing Azure Cloud Service Deployments
  • Cloud Service Worker Roles
  • Cloud Service Worker Role Processing
  • Caching Data using Roles
  • Analyzing Applications in Cloud Service Role Instances

Lab : Creating a Background Process Using Azure Worker Roles

Module 7: Storing Tabular Data in Azure

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.

Lessons

  • Azure SQL Databases Overview
  • Managing SQL Databases in Azure
  • Using Azure SQL Databases with SQL Server Data Tools
  • Migrating Data to Azure SQL Databases
  • Replication and Recovery of Azure SQL Database Instances
  • Azure Storage Overview
  • Azure Storage Tables Overview
  • Table Entity Transactions

Lab : Storing Event Data in Azure SQL Databases

Lab : Storing Event Registration Data in Azure Storage Tables

Module 8: Storing Files and Media in Azure

In this module, students will learn how to store and access multimedia files in Azure using Blob Storage.

Lessons

  • Azure Storage Blobs
  • Controlling Access to Storage Blobs & Containers
  • Monitoring Storage Blobs
  • Configuring Azure Storage Accounts
  • Azure Files
  • Uploading and Migrating Storage Data

Lab : Storing Generated Documents in Azure Storage Blobs

Module 9: Storing Data in Queues using Azure

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.

Lessons

  • Queue Mechanisms in Azure
  • Azure Storage Queues Overview
  • Handling Storage Queue Messages
  • Azure Service Bus
  • Azure Service Bus Queues
  • Azure Service Bus Relay
  • Azure Service Bus Notification Hubs

Lab : Using Queues and Service Bus to Manage Communication Between Web Applications in Azure

Module 10: Automating Integration with Azure Resources

In this module, students will explore the options for Automating their interactions with Azure Resources.

Lessons

  • Azure SDK Client Libraries
  • Scripting Azure Service Management using PowerShell
  • Azure REST Interface
  • Azure Resource Manager

Lab : Automating the Creation of a Test Environment using PowerShell

Module 11: Implementing Security in Web Applications using Azure

In this module, students will be able to use Azure Active Directory to implement security in a Cloud web application.

Lessons

  • Azure Active Directory
  • Azure AD Directories
  • Azure AD Access Control Service
  • Azure AD Multi-Factor Authentication

Lab : Integrating Azure Active Director with the Events Administration Portal

Module 12: Deploying Web Applications to Azure

In this module, students will be able to deploy web applications to Azure by using WebDeploy and Service Packages.

Lessons

  • Deployment Strategies for Web Applications
  • Deploying Azure Web Sites
  • Deploying Azure Cloud Services
  • Continuous Integration
  • Monitoring Cloud Applications

Lab : Deploying the Events Web Application to Azure

Before attending this course, students must be able to:
  • Compare the services available in the Azure platform.
  • Configure and deploy web applications.
  • Create Azure WebSites using the gallery.
  • Deploying and monitoring Azure WebSites.
  • Create and configure Azure Virtual Machines.
  • Describe the relationship between Cloud Services and Virtual Machines.
  • Deploy existing Cloud Service packages.
  • Create and manage a Storage account.
  • Manage blobs and containers in a Storage account.
  • Create, configure and connect to a SQL Databases instance.
  • Identify the implications of importing a SQL Standalone database.
  • Manage users, groups and subscriptions in an Azure Active Directory instance.
  • Create a virtual network.
  • Implement a point to site network.

Auditoriniai mokymai

Pradžios data Trukmė, d. Kurso pavadinimas Kaina, € Statusas
2018.10.08 5 20487: Developing Windows Azure and Web Services 1500
2018.10.22 5 20533: Implementing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions 1500

Nuotoliniai mokymai


Nuotolinio kurso pavadinimas Kaina, € Rinktis datą
Developing Microsoft Azure Solutions 1500 Attend From Anywhere
Implementing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions 1500 Attend From Anywhere