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Microsoft Azure: Getting Started
Microsoft Azure is a cloud computing service for building and managing applications and services. Discover how to sign up for an Azure account, and explore the Azure portal, store, SQL Database, and AppFabric.
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Azure AI Fundamentals: Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning
Artificial Intelligence and machine learning in particular are solving a significant number of business and social problems and giving computers a new way to handle and process vast amounts of data. In this course, you'll learn about AI and machine learning concepts regarding regression, classification, and clustering algorithms. You'll explore how to manage datasets and work with labeled versus unlabeled data. You'll learn how supervised and unsupervised machine learning can be used, as well as how to build and use AIs safely, transparently, and fairly. This course is one of a collection that prepares learners for the Microsoft Azure AI Fundamentals (AI-900) exam.
18 videos | 1h 51m has Assessment available Badge
Azure AI Fundamentals: Machine Learning with Azure Services
Azure ML provides a suite of services to help with machine learning by providing a single interface to build, manage, deploy, test, and collaborate via the Azure Machine Learning Studio. In this course, you'll learn about the Azure ML services provided, including as Machine Learning designer and automated machine learning. You'll explore how to access and use the Azure Machine Learning Studio and review the Machine Learning features available in the service. In particular, you'll learn about the features of the Computer Vision, Custom Vision, Face, and Form Recognizer services. This course is one of a collection that prepares learners for the Microsoft Azure AI Fundamentals (AI-900) exam.
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Azure AI Fundamentals: Using Azure Machine Learning Studio
The Azure Machine Learning Studio is a complete web tool and graphical user interface for building, managing, deploying, evaluating, and testing machine learning algorithms and workloads from initial design to final deployment. In this course, you'll investigate the different features of the Azure ML Studio interface and use it to create datasets, ingest data, create models automatically, build prediction services, and finally, manage endpoints for a machine learning model. Furthermore, you'll explore the datastores, compute resources, experiments, pipelines, and model management interfaces that are utilized when working with Azure ML Studio. This course is one of a collection that prepares learners for the Microsoft Azure AI Fundamentals (AI-900) exam.
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Azure AI Fundamentals: Authoring with the Azure ML Studio Designer
The Azure Machine Learning Studio provides a proficient designer that can be used to build machine learning pipelines. In this course, you'll explore Azure ML Studio Designer and practice using its features for managing, normalizing, and transforming data for use in regression, classification, and clustering models. You'll also learn how to select features from a dataset and create datasets for training and validating models within Studio Designer. By the end of the course, you'll be able to use datasets, add transformations, normalize and clean data, split datasets, and configure and use a number of models, all within Azure ML Studio Designer. This course is one of a collection that prepares learners for the Microsoft Azure AI Fundamentals (AI-900) exam.
11 videos | 1h 14m has Assessment available Badge
Azure AI Fundamentals: Evaluating Models with the ML Designer
In order to build a powerful and useful machine learning deployment, you must be able to evaluate and verify the AI model and data, as well as the accuracy and effectiveness of its predictions. Azure Machine Learning Studio and the Designer provide multiple easy-to-use methods for evaluating and scoring a model. In this course, you'll learn how to score and evaluate models and interpret and evaluate the results from some common models. You'll also explore how to create an inference pipeline, add web service output to provide external access to the model, and deploy and test a predictive web service. This course is one of a collection that prepares learners for the Microsoft Azure AI Fundamentals (AI-900) exam.
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Azure AI Fundamentals: Anomaly Detection
Anomaly detection can be a critical part of almost any business and can be used for fraud detection, identifying failures, and noticing unusual patterns in logs, records, or any time series based data. In this course, you’ll learn the purpose and uses for anomaly detection and how AI anomaly detection can be used to identify unusual patterns, failures, and fraud. You’ll then learn about the challenges of detecting anomalies in real world situations and how AI-based anomaly detection can be used to mitigate those challenges. Finally, you’ll learn how to build, configure, deploy, and test the Azure Anomaly Detection service to create anomaly detection services you can use in real world scenarios. This course is one of a collection that prepares learners for the Microsoft Azure AI Fundamentals (AI-900) exam.
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Azure AI Fundamentals: Natural Language Processing
A powerful feature of machine learning is Natural Language Processing. Natural language processing allows computers to identify and process natural language and can be used for speech-to-text and text-to-speech processing, sentiment analysis, and translation. In this course, you'll learn about the features, uses, and challenges of NLP and the Azure services supporting NLP. You’ll also explore intents and entities. In particular, you'll learn to train models using the Azure services for text analytics, speech-to-text, text-to-speech, sentiment analysis, and translation. This course is one of a collection that prepares learners for the Microsoft Azure AI Fundamentals (AI-900) exam.
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Azure AI Fundamentals: Creating a Conversational AI Bot
Conversational bots are becoming a powerful tool for businesses since they can interact and respond to queries and questions similar to how a real person would. However, they are not limited to this use and can also become personal digital assistants and be used as knowledgebases. In this course, you'll learn about the QnA Maker for knowledgebase bots, how to create a conversational bot, how to connect the bot to external channels and apps, and even how to create a simple personal digital assistant. This course is one of a collection that prepares learners for the Microsoft Azure AI Fundamentals (AI-900) exam.
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Azure AI Fundamentals: Computer Vision
Computer vision is the machine learning capability to allow computers to "see" similar to how a person can see, and be able to identify, distinguish, and interpret objects, people, and even text from images or video. In this course you will learn about the Azure ML Computer Vision service, Computer Vision Models, and how it can be trained and used to detect and classify objects in images and videos using a Classifier model and semantic segmentation. You’ll also learn how to evaluate the results of an object detection model. This course is one of a collection that prepares learners for the Microsoft Azure AI Fundamentals (AI-900) exam.
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Azure AI Fundamentals: Face & Optical Character Recognition
An advanced and powerful feature of computer vision is the ability to detect, identify, and even analyze faces and forms in images and videos. In this course, you'll learn how to use the Azure Face Detection service and Computer Vision service to determine a person's age from an image and to determine their sentiment. You'll also explore how to use the Form Recognizer service to read and process forms using Optical Character Recognition. Finally, you'll learn how to use the Receipt and Custom Form Recognizer to process fields from receipts. This course is one of a collection that prepares learners for the Microsoft Azure AI Fundamentals (AI-900) exam.
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Azure Data Fundamentals: Data Workloads
Data workloads refer to the system's ability to handle and process work. In this course, you'll learn about core data workloads and workload management, including the need for data solutions and the various types of data storage. You’ll then explore transactional and analytical workloads, Azure Batch, and real time processing. Finally, you’ll learn about the differences between batch data and streaming data and the fundamentals of relational data. This course is one in a collection that prepares learners for Microsoft Azure Data Fundamentals (DP-900) exam.
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Azure Data Fundamentals: Data Analytics
Data analytics enables you to extract valuable insights from data and uncover patterns. In this course, you'll learn about data analytics core concepts. You'll examine data visualization, including business intelligence and reporting using Azure Data Explorer, a fully-managed big data analytics cloud platform. You'll then learn about SQL Server Reporting Services, data chart types, and different analytic techniques. You'll explore stream analytics and the associated data types. Finally, you'll learn to use extract, load, and transform data processing and also extract, transform, and load data processing. This course is one of a series that prepares you for the Microsoft Azure Data Fundamentals (DP-900) exam.
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Azure Data Fundamentals: Relational Data Workloads
Relational data is stored in tables, which allows users to easily categorize and query the data. In this course, you'll learn about the characteristics of relational data and different relational databases. You'll explore how to use indexes and views in a relational database, as well as the different delivery models for relational data. Next, you'll examine Platform as a Service, Infrastructure as a Service, and Software as a Service. Finally, you'll learn about online transaction and analytical processing. This course is one in a series that prepares learners for the Microsoft Azure Data Fundamentals (DP-900) exam.
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Azure Data Fundamentals: Relational Data Management
Relational data management ensures cloud database systems are versatile and functionable. In this course, you'll explore how to work with relational data on Azure, including basic management tasks for relational data such as SQL database and the security features within. You'll then learn about Azure Data Studio, Azure SQL Server Management Studio, SQL Server, and the sqlcmd utility. Finally, you'll learn about SQL Managed Instance, Azure Synapse Analytics, as well as different connectivity issues such as authentication or firewall. This course is one in a series that prepares learners for the Microsoft Azure Data Fundamentals (DP-900) exam.
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Azure Data Fundamentals: Provisioning & Configuring Relational Data Services
Azure database services are fully managed, which frees up valuable time otherwise spent on managing them. In this course, you'll learn how to provision relational data services and a Microsoft Azure SQL Database. You’ll explore how to provision a Microsoft Azure SQL Database for PostgreSQL, MySQL, and MariaDB. Next, you'll discover how to configure a Microsoft Azure SQL Database. Finally, you’ll learn how to configure Azure Database for PostgreSQL, MySQL, and MariaDB. This course is one in a series that prepares learners for the Microsoft Azure Data Fundamentals (DP-900) exam.
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Azure Data Fundamentals: Azure SQL Querying Techniques
Azure SQL is used for extracting and organizing data that is stored in a relational database. In this course, you'll learn how to recognize and apply data querying techniques using SQL, Data Definition Language, and Data Manipulation Language. You’ll start by learning about Structured Query Language including its uses, features, and limitations. You’ll examine how to work with the Data Definition Language and Data Manipulation Language. Next, you'll learn how to query Azure SQL Database using the Azure portal, SSMS, Data Studio, and the sqlcmd utility. Finally, you'll discover how to query relational data in PostgreSQL, MySQL, and MariaDB. This course is one in a series that prepares learners for the Microsoft Azure Data Fundamentals (DP-900) exam.
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Azure Data Fundamentals: Non-relational Data Workloads
Non-relational databases use a storage model that is optimized for the data being stored. In this course, you'll learn about characteristics of non-relational data, including the different types of non-relational data. You'll learn when to use non-relational versus relational data. Next, you'll explore the use of CSV and JSON files for non-relational data and the requirements of non-relational data stores. You’ll examine free-form text for search, including architecture and challenges. Finally, you'll learn about time series solutions, including their benefits and challenges. This course is one in a series that prepares learners for the Microsoft Azure Data Fundamentals (DP-900) exam.
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Azure Data Fundamentals: Non-relational Data Services
Non-relational data repositories can store data in its original format and allow fast storage and retrieval access. In this course, you'll learn about the non-relational data services, including Azure Table Storage, Azure Blob Storage, and Azure File Storage. You'll also learn how to provision and configure non-relational data services and manage Azure Blob Storage and Azure File Storage. This course is one in a series that prepares learners for the Microsoft Azure Data Fundamentals (DP-900) exam.
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Azure Data Fundamentals: Azure Cosmos DB
Cosmos DB is a fully managed NoSQL database for modern app development. In this course, you'll learn about non-relational data offerings on Azure, including Cosmos DB and the different entities in the resource model. You'll learn how to provision and configure Cosmos DB and query data. Next, you'll explore the various Cosmos DB APIs and learn how to use Core (SQL) API for Cosmos DB. Finally, you'll examine how to use the Cosmos DB API, as well as how to use the Cassandra, Azure Table, and Gremlin APIs in Cosmos DB. This course is one in a series that prepares learners for Microsoft Azure Data Fundamentals (DP-900) exam.
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Azure Data Fundamentals: Non-relational Data Management
Non-relational data does not use SQL for queries and instead it uses other programming languages and constructs to query the data. This course covers basic management tasks for non-relational data, including how to deploy data using the Azure portal, Azure Resource Manager Templates, Azure PowerShell, and the Azure CLI. You'll learn about Cosmos DB firewall, authentication, and other security components. Finally, you'll explore Azure Cosmos DB Explorer and Geo-replication, as well as various issues that may arise with access control, .NET SDKs, and Java SDKs. This course is one in a series that prepares learners for the Microsoft Azure Data Fundamentals (DP-900) exam.
14 videos | 1h 32m has Assessment available Badge
Azure Data Fundamentals: Azure Analytics Workloads
Azure Synapse Analytics is a limitless analytics service that brings together data warehousing and big data analytics. In this course, you will learn about analytics workloads, including Azure Synapse Analytics, Azure Synapse SQL pool, Data Warehouse Units. You'll also learn about the difference between transactional and analytic workloads and batch and real time data processing. You'll use Azure Portal and Azure PowerShell to create a Synapse SQL pool and Azure Data Lake Analytics. You'll learn about data warehousing workloads and when to use a data warehouse solution. Finally, you'll learn about the different Azure Data Lake Analytics. This course is one in a series that prepares learners for the Microsoft Azure Data Fundamentals (DP-900) exam.
12 videos | 1h 4m has Assessment available Badge
Azure Data Fundamentals: Modern Data Warehousing
Modern data warehousing lets you bring your data together at any scale and provide insights through analytics. This course, you’ll learn about the components of a modern data warehouse and its architecture and how it can benefit your organization. You’ll start by learning about modern data warehousing, and then the data warehousing architecture. You'll then learn about Azure Data Factory, Azure Data Lake, and Azure Databricks. You’ll then go on to explore Azure Analysis Services and Azure HDInsights. Finally, you'll discover Azure Distributed Data Engineering Toolkit. This course is one in a series that prepares learners for the Microsoft Azure Data Fundamentals (DP-900) exam.
11 videos | 1h 12m has Assessment available Badge
Azure Data Fundamentals: Azure Data Ingestion & Processing
Data ingestion and processing allows your data to be assessed, used, and analyzed. In this course, you’ll learn about Azure data ingestion and processing, including loading strategies for Synapse SQL Pools. You'll examine Azure data factory pipelines and activities, as well as how to create an Azure data factory. Next, you'll learn how to use the data factory copy data tool to copy data. Finally, you'll explore how to use SQL Server Integration Services, Azure Databricks, Azure Synapse Analytics, and Azure Data Lake to ingest data. This course is one in a series that prepares learners for the Microsoft Azure Data Fundamentals (DP-900) exam.
11 videos | 1h 16m has Assessment available Badge
Azure Data Fundamentals: Azure Data Visualization
Power BI allows you to visualize your data and gain deeper insight by creating interactive and immersive dashboards and reports. In this course, you'll learn how to use Microsoft Power BI to optimize data, load datasets, and create dashboards. Next, you'll explore how to use Power BI for paginated and interactive reports, as well as for publishing reports. You'll also examine how to use the different types of Power BI visualizations. Finally, you'll learn about workflows and Power BI security and administration. This course is one in a series that prepares learners for the Microsoft Azure Data Fundamentals (DP-900) exam.
12 videos | 1h 16m has Assessment available Badge
Azure Serverless Services: Messaging & Monitoring Essentials
Developers need to be aware of Azure messaging and monitoring services to enhance the Serverless deployment experience that saves time and lowers overhead cost. Use this course to investigate Azure messaging and notification essentials to manage events in Serverless applications and Azure monitoring services to control the environments with simplified configurations in the Azure cloud platform. Explore the capabilities of Azure Event Grid, differences between messages and events, and prominent messaging services provided by Azure. This course will also help you examine the advantages offered by Azure Notification Hubs and how they differ from Amazon SNS, the characteristics of Azure Monitor, and how to work with Application Insights and Log Analytics. After finishing this course, you'll have the knowledge to manage serverless applications with Azure messaging and monitoring services.
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Virtual Machines & Load Balancing
Virtual machines (VMs) are one of the primary building blocks of the Azure cloud offering. Discover how to create and configure VMs, virtual hard disks (VHDs), images, availability sets, and load balancing.
7 videos | 42m has Assessment available Badge
Cloud Models & Storage
Microsoft Azure provides several Internet-accessible application services that are grouped by similarity into models (categories). Explore these models and the services provided, including execution, network, storage, and web sites.
9 videos | 53m has Assessment available Badge
Virtual Networks & PowerShell
Azure has sophisticated capabilities for segmenting clouds into virtual networks, which can be accessed securely by VPNs. Explore virtual network creation, VPN access to Azure networks, and using PowerShell on remote machines.
13 videos | 1h 19m has Assessment available Badge
Storage
Since different kinds of applications require different kinds of data, Microsoft Azure provides different methods to store and manage data. Explore storage features, both structured and unstructured.
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Publishing & Caching
Caching is implemented in Microsoft Azure to improve performance, which is sometimes seen as the weakness of public cloud offerings. Explore caching concepts as well as FTP and web publishing.
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Traffic Manager, AD, Alerts, & Backups
Ensuring that services are readily available is an important aspect of cloud computing. Explore Microsoft Azure Traffic Manager, hosted Active Directory, alerts for monitoring cloud systems, and backups.
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Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies: Management Tools
Explore the business case for using Azure and common management tools. In this course, you'll examine how Azure solutions can address business needs and which tools can be used to achieve this. You'll start by learning about common Azure solutions and which business problems they address. Next, you'll learn how to use the Azure portal and Cloud Shell, PowerShell, and the command line interface to deploy and manage Azure resources. Lastly, you'll learn how Azure services are exposed to developers through APIs. This course is one of a collection of courses that prepares learners for the AZ-303: Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies certification exam.
8 videos | 32m has Assessment available Badge
Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies: Virtual Networking
Discover how to provision network configurations in the Azure cloud to allow resource communication. In this course, you'll create and configure various Azure network components. You'll start by creating VNets and subnets using the portal. Next, you'll deploy VNets and subnets using the CLI and PowerShell. Lastly, you will link VNets together through VNet peering using the portal, CLI, and PowerShell. This course is one of a collection of courses that prepares learners for the AZ-303: Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies certification exam.
14 videos | 57m has Assessment available Badge
Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies: Azure Storage Accounts
Storing your data in the Azure cloud provides quick access to authorized apps and users from anywhere in the world, while maintaining multiple copies of that data. In this course, you'll learn to deploy and manage Azures storage accounts. You'll start by creating storage accounts using the portal, CLI, and PowerShell. You'll then examine how to manage access keys using the portal, CLI and PowerShell. Next, you'll learn how to generate a storage account shared access signature. Lastly, you'll explore how to configure storage account security in the form of access policies, limit network access, and enable AD authentication. This course is one of a collection of courses that prepares learners for the AZ-303: Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies certification exam.
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Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies: Storage Account Content Management
To gain the benefits of cloud-stored data, you must know how to use the appropriate tools to access cloud storage in a secured manner. In this course, you'll explore various methods of uploading and managing storage account blobs, as well as enabling security and high availability. You'll start by examine how to upload blobs to a storage account using the portal, CLI, and PowerShell. You'll then discover how to use the Storage Explorer GUI tool to manage storage account blobs. Next, you'll learn to enable replication using the portal, CLI, and PowerShell, as well as configure blob lifecycle management. Lastly, you'll learn how to use the portal, CLI, and PowerShell to create a key vault and key for encrypting a storage account and how to enable storage account failover. This course is one of a collection of courses that prepares learners for the AZ-303: Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies certification exam.
19 videos | 1h 19m has Assessment available Badge
Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies: Managing Azure Files
You can provide secured access to shared folders in the cloud using Azure Files. In this course, you'll explore Azure Files configuration and connectivity. You'll start by learning how to configure an Azure Files share using the portal, CLI, and PowerShell. Next, you'll examine how to connect to Azure Files from a Windows host. Lastly, you'll discover how to connect to Azure Files share from a Linux host. This course is one of a collection of courses that prepares learners for the AZ-303: Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies certification exam.
8 videos | 25m has Assessment available Badge
Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies: Deploying Azure Database Solutions
Microsoft Azure provides managed database solutions, which means technicians can focus on the database solution and not the underlying setup. In this course, you'll learn about NoSQL and SQL solutions available in Azure. You'll start by learning how to configure a NoSQL table within a storage account. You'll then examine how to deploy and configure a Cosmos DB NoSQL database. Next, you'll learn how to deploy and configure an Azure SQL database. Lastly, you'll see how to connect to Azure SQL database using Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio, enable Azure SQL high availability, and publish on-premises databases to Azure. This course is one of a collection of courses that prepares learners for the AZ-303: Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies certification exam.
12 videos | 51m has Assessment available Badge
Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies: Securing Azure Networks
Securing Azure resources at the network level is crucial in protecting digital assets and remaining compliant with regulations. In this course, you'll secure Azure networks using firewall rules and a Bastion host. You'll start by examining how to create network security groups using the portal, CLI, and PowerShell. You'll then learn how to troubleshoot effective security rules. Next, you'll discover how to deploy Azure Firewall with various types of rules. Lastly, you'll learn how to deploy Azure Bastion as a jump box solution to protect Azure VMs. This course is one of a collection of courses that prepares learners for the AZ-303: Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies certification exam.
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Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies: Deploying & Managing Azure VMs
Because virtual machines provide the underlying compute power for Azure workloads, knowing how to securely and efficiently manage VMs serves the best interests of cloud customers. In this course, you'll explore how to deploy, connect to, and manage VMs. You'll learn to deploy Windows and Linux VMs using the portal, PowerShell and the CLI. Next, you'll examine how to enable Linux SSH public key authentication and resize a VM. Lastly, you'll learn how to create disks and attach them to VMs, enable VM disk encryption, and deploy a virtual machine scale set. This course is one of a collection of courses that prepares learners for the AZ-303: Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies certification exam.
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Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies: Managing Azure AD
Azure Active Directory (AD) provides centralized identity services that allow secure authentication and authorization to use Azure and Office 365 resources. In this course, you'll learn how to manage Azure AD users and security options. You'll start by examining how to deploy a new Azure AD tenant and navigate between tenants. Next, you'll learn to configure AD verification methods, and use the portal, CLI, and PowerShell to create Azure AD users including guest users on an individual and a bulk basis. You'll then explore how to assign product licences to Azure AD users and configure Azure AD security settings including password reset, fraud alerts, conditional access, and multifactor authentication. Next, you'll learn how to configure sign-in security features including named locations, trusted IPs, MFA bypass, and banned passwords. Lastly, you'll explore how to enable Azure identity protection and register an app in Azure AD. This course is one of a collection of courses that prepares learners for the AZ-303: Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies certification exam.
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Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies: Deploying Azure AD Connect
Azure AD allows the continued use of on-premises Active Directory account authentication through AD Connect. In this course, you'll learn how to use AD Connect to link Azure AD with an on-premises AD environment. You'll start by examining how to configure a custom DNS domain for an Azure AD tenant. You'll then learn how to download, install, and configure the Azure AD Connect agent on an on-premises domain server. Lastly, you'll discover how to view Azure AD Connect health statistics and configure Azure Files permissions. This course is one of a collection of courses that prepares learners for the AZ-303: Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies certification exam.
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Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies: Managing Azure AD Devices & Groups
Azure AD groups facilitate permissions management when registering devices with Azure AD and allow Azure AD user authentication on those devices. In this course, you'll learn about groups, devices, licenses, and group management in Azure AD. You'll start by learning how to create and manage groups using the portal, CLI, and PowerShell. You'll then examine how to join devices to Azure AD and manage device settings. Next, you'll see how to create a dynamic group, assign licenses to groups, and enable group self-service. Lastly, you'll explore how to work with group member bulk tools and join a mobile device to Azure AD. This course is one of a collection of courses that prepares learners for the AZ-303: Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies certification exam.
17 videos | 1h 2m has Assessment available Badge
Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies: Managing Azure Web Applications
Azure App Services provide a simple way to host web applications with minimal fuss. In this course, you'll learn about running web apps, including containerized applications, in Azure. You'll start by examine how to deploy an app service plan and app service web app using the portal and Microsoft Visual Studio. You'll then learn how to use web app deployment slots and when to use Azure Functions and Azure Logic Apps. Next, you'll explore how to enable a custom DNS domain name and HTTPS binding, as well as how to configure web app backup and then access the web app through the Kudu interface. Lastly, you'll see how to work with application container instances and clusters through Azure Kubernetes Service. This course is one of a collection of courses that prepares learners for the AZ-303: Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies certification exam.
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Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies: Web App Availability & Security
Microsoft Azure provides tools that allow you to ensure the security and high availability of Azure workloads. In this course, you'll explore methods of improving the performance, security, and availability of Azure web apps. You'll start by learning how to deploy an Azure load balancer using the portal and from an ARM template. You'll then examine how to configure load balancer settings such as inbound NAT rules for back-end VM management. Next, you'll learn to deploy Application Gateway and Web Application Firewall. Lastly, you'll see how to configure the Azure Front Door Service. This course is one of a collection of courses that prepares learners for the AZ-303: Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies certification exam.
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Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies: Automating Azure Administrative Tasks
Automation provides a means of using cloud services in the most efficient manner possible to increase productivity and reduce costs. In this course, you'll explore various methods of automation. You'll start by learning how to create and deploy ARM template from a variety of sources through the portal, CLI, and PowerShell. Next, you'll examine how to use an existing on-premises VHD with an ARM template and how to import an ARM template. You'll then learn how to work with Azure graphical and PowerShell runbooks within an automation account. Lastly, you'll discover how to import runbooks and deploy them from the PowerShell Gallery. This course is one of a collection of courses that prepares learners for the AZ-303: Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies certification exam.
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Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies: Azure and Business Continuity
Microsoft Azure provides numerous methods for ensuring business continuity during disruptions. In this course, you'll learn how Azure solutions can provide business continuity in the event of disruptions. You'll start by learning how to plan and deploy a Recovery Services vault using the portal and PowerShell. You'll then examine how to configure Azure VM and on-premises file server backup. Next, you'll learn how to enable Azure VM failover. Lastly, you'll see how to configure update management. This course is one of a collection of courses that prepares learners for the AZ-303: Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies certification exam.
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Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies: Azure Resource Governance
It's important to know how to secure the management and configuration of Azure resources through RBAC and policies. In this course, you'll learn how to work with RBAC and policy management. You'll start by exploring how to create and assign RBAC roles using the portal, CLI, and PowerShell. Next, you'll learn how management groups can facilitate policy assignments in a multi-subscription environment. You'll learn how to initiate an Azure AD access review and work with policy assignment through the portal, CLI, and PowerShell. Lastly, you'll examine how to check policy compliance and enable policy remediation, as well as the purpose of Azure Blueprints. This course is one of a collection of courses that prepares learners for the AZ-303: Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies certification exam.
19 videos | 1h 23m has Assessment available Badge
Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies: Migrating to Azure
Azure provides various migration tools that can be used to assess and move workloads from on-premises to the Azure cloud. In this course, you will learn about various tools and methods for assessing and running Azure migrations. You'll start by exploring on-premises server, database, and web app assessments. Next, you'll learn about the migration process. Lastly, you'll learn when Azure Data Box should be used. This course is one of a collection of courses that prepares learners for the AZ-303: Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies certification exam.
10 videos | 49m has Assessment available Badge
Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies: Monitoring Azure
Monitoring Azure resources is crucial for optimizing resource utilization, reducing costs, and enhancing the organizational security posture. In this course, you'll learn about monitoring individual resources as well as working with centralized monitoring. You'll start by examining the metrics for an individual Azure virtual machine. You'll then learn how to work with a Log Analytics workspace and its data sources to centralize log and performance metric data. Next, you'll examine how to work with Azure Monitor and dashboards, view performance metrics, and enable diagnostic logging. You'll see how to view web app metrics through Application Insights and view and manage Azure costs. Lastly, you'll learn how to configure action groups for alert notification, view Security Center recommendations, and work with Azure Sentinel. This course is one of a collection of courses that prepares learners for the AZ-303: Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies certification exam.
20 videos | 1h 49m has Assessment available Badge
Microsoft Azure Administrator: Manage Azure AD Groups & Devices
Learn how to create and manage Azure AD groups, as well as how to join both Windows 10 and Android devices to Azure AD, in this 18-video course, one of a collection of courses that prepares learners for the AZ-104 Microsoft Azure Administrator certification exam. Key concepts covered in this course include how to use the portal, the CLI, and PowerShell to manage Azure AD groups; how to restore deleted Azure AD groups; and how to join a Windows 10 computer to an Azure AD domain. Next, learn how to manage Azure AD device settings; learn to disable a domain-joined Azure AD device; and learn to create a group with dynamic membership; enable dynamic group membership. Learn to assign licenses to a group; specify group owners; enable self-service group membership; and use bulk options for group add and remove. Learners will use the multifactor authentication (MFA) app to register an Android device with Azure AD; create a dynamic device group; and create a conditional access policy.
18 videos | 1h 9m has Assessment available Badge
Microsoft Azure Administrator: Manage Azure AD Users
In this 22-video course, learners discover how Azure AD serves as a central cloud-based identity provider. Examine creating and managing Azure AD users with graphical user interface (GUI) and command-line tools, and how to enable multifactor authentication (MFA). This course is one of several courses preparing learners for AZ-104 Microsoft Azure Administrator certification exam. Key concepts covered here include the role Azure AD plays in cloud authentication; how to use the portal to explore Azure AD; and how to use command-line interface (CLI) to navigate between Azure AD tenants. Next, learn how to use PowerShell to navigate Azure AD; manage Azure AD guest user accounts; and create Azure AD users through bulk create. Learn how MFA hardens user sign-in security, then how to enable and test Azure AD user MFA, enable users to reset their own passwords, and restore deleted Azure AD users. Assign licenses to users; configure banned passwords; and add Azure AD licensed features. Finally, assign an existing Azure subscription to a different Azure AD tenant; and configure Azure AD smart lockout feature.
22 videos | 1h 28m has Assessment available Badge
Microsoft Azure Administrator: Manage Azure AD Subscriptions and Costs
In this 19-video course, you will learn how to manage Azure subscriptions and resource groups; learn about management groups and how to create them; and explore how to analyze costs, configure budgets, and view billing information. Key concepts covered in this course include how subscriptions affect the Azure environment, including subscription types and support; using the portal, the CLI, and PowerShell to manage Azure subscriptions; and recognizing how management groups are used to manage multiple subscriptions. You will learn how to use the portal to work with a management group; use the portal to analyze Azure costs; configure a budget scope; and view Azure billing information. Next, learn to create, manage, and delete resource groups using the portal, the CLI, and PowerShell; to move an Azure resource to a different resource group; and to view resource deployments to a resource group.  View costs associated with a specific resource group scope; create a resource group budget; and create a custom ARM template in the portal. This one of a series of courses to help learners prepare for the AZ-104: Microsoft Azure Administrator certification exam.
19 videos | 1h 19m has Assessment available Badge
Microsoft Azure Administrator: Azure Policies
Azure policies can be used to control resource creation, management, and configuration. In this 9-video course, one of a collection of courses used in preparation for the AZ-104 Microsoft Azure Administrator certification exam, you will learn about Azure policies, including policy assignment, compliance, and remediation; and examine Azure policies and how they apply to Azure permissions. Key concepts covered in this course include definitions, assignments, and parameters of Azure policies; learning to assign Azure policies for an Azure subscription and for your resource group; and identifying noncompliant resources by creating a policy assignment using Azure PowerShell and also by using a template. Then learn to create and assign a new custom policy with Azure portal; manage Azure policies and assignments by using the portal; and create an Azure AD Identity Protection resource. Configure a multifactor authentication (MFA) registration policy, a user risk policy, and a baseline policy. Finally, learn to define the purpose of Microsoft Azure policies, assign built-in policies using the portal and PowerShell, and enable admin account MFA through a baseline policy.
9 videos | 33m has Assessment available Badge
Microsoft Azure Administrator: Managing Azure Roles & Tags
Explore the management of Azure resources using Role Based Access Control (RBAC) in this 16-video course, one of a collection of course helping prepare for the AZ-104 Microsoft Azure Administrator certification exam. Learners will explore the management of Azure resources using RBAC and resource locking, as well as the use of resource tagging to facilitate easier searching and organization of resources, and examine how Azure roles assign permissions to different scopes. Key concepts covered in this course include how Azure roles assign permissions to different scopes; how to use the portal, the CLI, and PowerShell to assign a built-in Azure role; and how to create and assign a custom Azure role. Learn to recognize the benefits of resource locking; use the portal, the CLI, and PowerShell to prevent Azure resource modification or deletion; and use an ARM template to enable resource locking. Finally, learn benefits of tagging Azure resources; and use the portal, the CLI and PowerShell to tag Azure resources.
16 videos | 1h 3m has Assessment available Badge
Microsoft Azure Administrator: Managing Azure Storage Accounts
In this 22-video course, one of several courses preparing learners for AZ-104 Microsoft Azure Administrator certification exam, you will learn how to create and manage cloud storage with Azure storage accounts with graphical user interface (GUI) and command-line tools. Key concepts covered here are Azure storage account details, including storage tiers; how to use the portal, the command-line interface (CLI), and PowerShell to manage Azure storage accounts; and how to limit network access to a storage account. Next, use the portal, CLI, and PowerShell to manage storage account blobs; use AzCopy to upload blobs to storage accounts; and manage blob lifecycle policies with the portal. Learn how to set access level for blob containers; create a storage account queue; and enable Azure AD authentication for a storage account. Then learn to refresh storage account keys; create a storage account shared access signature; and enable storage account replication. Finally, install and use Azure Storage Explorer tool; enable blob soft delete; use customer managed keys to encrypt cloud data; and generate and use a blob SAS token.
22 videos | 1h 39m has Assessment available Badge
Microsoft Azure Administrator: Managing Azure Files
Azure file sharing and synchronization are key skills for an Azure administrator. Explore the use of Azure Files for creating and managing cloud-based shared folders, as well as file synchronization by using Azure File Sync, in this 10-video course. Prepare for the AZ-104 Microsoft Azure Administrator certification exam by examining how Azure file shares enable shared folders in the cloud, and how to use the portal, the CLI, and PowerShell to manage Azure file shares. Other key concepts covered in this course include learning how Azure file shares enable shared folders in the cloud; how to use the portal, the CLI, and PowerShell to manage Azure file shares; and mapping a drive to Azure file shares by using Windows. Finally, learners observe how to map a mount point to Azure file shares by using Linux; learn the purpose of Azure File Sync; and learn how to enable an on-premises Azure File Sync gateway.
10 videos | 37m has Assessment available Badge
Microsoft Azure Administrator: Managing Azure Network Solutions
Azure network resources need to be carefully managed. Prepare for the AZ-104 Microsoft Azure Administrator certification exam with this 20-video course, which explores Azure network resources, Azure VNet peering, and Azure ExpressRoute. You will learn which Azure network configurations should be used, and how to use the portal, CLI, and PowerShell to manage VNets and subnets. Key concepts covered in this course include how to determine which Azure network configurations should be used; learning to manage VNets and subnets using the portal, the CLI, and PowerShell; and learning to manage IP address resources using the portal, the CLI, and PowerShell. Next, you will learn to manage network interfaces by using the portal, the CLI, and PowerShell; configure routing table entries with the portal, the CLI and PowerShell; and learn the purpose of peering VNets and how to enable VNet peering. Use PowerShell to configure VNet peering; network links to Azure; and troubleshoot network issues by using both Network Performance Monitor and Network Watcher. Finally, learn how ExpressRoute provides dedicated private network links to Azure.
20 videos | 1h 37m has Assessment available Badge
Microsoft Azure Administrator: Managing Azure DNS & Network Security
Explore the management of Azure DNS services and its benefits in this 22-video course, which examines how DNS (domain name system) name resolution works in Azure; how to use the portal, the command-line interface (CLI), and PowerShell to create a DNS zone; and how to enable custom DNS servers for a VNet. One of several preparing learners for the AZ-104 Microsoft Azure Administrator certification exam, this course's key concepts include how to create a DNS zone using the portal, the CLI, and PowerShell; enabling custom DNS servers for a VNet; and how network security groups control inbound and outbound traffic flow. Next, you will learn how to manage network security groups with the portal, CLI, and PowerShell; recognize when VPN solutions should be used with Azure; and configure point-to-site and site-to-site VPNs. Learn the benefits of using Azure virtual WAN; how to deploy and manage Azure Firewall; and how to configure Azure Firewall application rules. Finally, learn how to deploy and manage Azure Bastion and how to deploy an Azure Virtual WAN hub.
22 videos | 1h 55m has Assessment available Badge
Microsoft Azure Administrator: Managing Azure Virtual Machines
In this course, you will explore deploying and managing Azure virtual machines (VMs), adding and encrypting VM disks, and enabling VM custom scripts. Examine Azure VM deployment requirements and how to use the portal, command-line interface (CLI), and PowerShell to deploy Azure VMs. This 22-video course is one of several preparing learners for AZ-104 Microsoft Azure Administrator certification exam. The key concepts covered here include how to add data disks to your Windows VM in the Azure portal; how to add data disks to a Linux VM in Azure PowerShell; and how to add and remove network interfaces from an Azure VM. Learn to resize your VM with Azure portal; move your VM to another resource group, region, or zone; and redeploy a Windows VM and a Linux VM to a new Azure node. Next, learn to use the Custom Script Extension for Windows and Linux; and how to add and configure a data disk for a Windows and Linux VM, and move a VM to a different resource group, and resize a VM.
22 videos | 1h 36m has Assessment available Badge
Microsoft Azure Administrator: Azure App Service & Batch Jobs
In this 21-video course, learners will discover how to manage Azure App Service web applications and Azure Batch jobs. Learn about deploying and managing web apps, configuring Azure Batch, and managing Azure application container solutions while preparing for AZ-104 Microsoft Azure Administrator certification exam. Key concepts covered here include components that provide Azure-hosted web applications; how to deploy a code-based web application and a Docker-based web application; and how to use PowerShell to manage an Azure app service plan. Next, learn how to deploy a web application by using Microsoft Visual Studio; configure a custom DNS domain name for a web application; and enable HTTPS by using a custom DNS domain name for a web application. Then learn to configure web application staging with Azure deployment slots; enable scaling in an app service plan; enable backup for a web application; and learn automation benefits of Azure Batch. Finally, learn when to use Azure Kubernetes Service and Azure Container Instances; manage the Azure Kubernetes Service; and manage Azure Container instances.
21 videos | 1h 34m has Assessment available Badge
Microsoft Azure Administrator: Availability Solutions
Azure offers a variety of high availability protection services, allowing you to protect systems and data. In this 22-video course, learn how to manage various Azure backup and recovery solutions while preparing for AZ-104 Microsoft Azure Administrator certification exam. Key concepts covered in this course include how to deploy a virtual machine scale set; how load balancing can improve application performance and high availability; and how to configure an internal load balancer and a public load balancer, including health probes and rules. Next, learn how to deploy an application gateway to load balance an application; learn how Azure Site Recovery is used for disaster recovery; and configure site-to-site Azure recovery. Test VM failover after replication is enabled; learn benefits of using Azure Backup; and learn how to deploy an Azure Recovery Services vault. Then configure Azure Backup policies; use the portal, the command-line interface (CLI), and PowerShell to manage Azure Backup; restore Azure VMs; use Azure Backup to protect on-premises file servers; and restore deleted Azure virtual machine data.
22 videos | 1h 39m has Assessment available Badge
Microsoft Azure Administrator: Monitoring Azure Resources
Discover how to effectively monitor your Azure deployments. In this 13-video course, one of several preparing learners for the AZ-104 Microsoft Azure Administrator certification exam, you will explore individual and centralized resource logging and performance monitoring, log querying, dashboards, alert notifications and application insight. Learn the various ways in which Azure resources can be monitored. Key concepts covered here include the various ways in which Azure resources can be monitored and how to monitor individual resources by examining logs and metrics; how to deploy a Log Analytics workspace; and how to configure Log Analytics Workspace data sources for centralized monitoring. Next, learn how to create a log query and save a query to a dashboard; learn to analyze performance metrics within and across subscriptions; and learn to create an actions group for alert notifications. Finally, learn how to enable Application Insights; and use Network Performance Monitor and Network Watcher to troubleshoot cloud network issues.
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Microsoft Azure Architect Design: VNet Design & Implementation
Azure network configurations provide the foundation upon which Azure services are deployed. In this course, you'll explore the configuration of Azure virtual networks and subnets using the portal, PowerShell, and the CLI. Next, you'll learn how to deploy a virtual network using an ARM template and then configure route table entries. Lastly, you'll examine how to create a DNS zone in Azure and configure custom VNet settings. This course is one of a collection of courses that prepares learners for the AZ-304: Microsoft Azure Architect Design certification exam.
18 videos | 1h 20m has Assessment available Badge
Microsoft Azure Architect Design: Azure Network Connectivity & Security
Securing Azure network configuration protects digital assets. In the course, you'll explore how to peer VNets together using GUI and command line tools. Next, you'll learn how to configure VPN and WAN settings. Next, you'll discover how to deploy and manage Azure Firewall. Lastly, you'll examine when to use ExpressRoute network circuits and how to configure network security groups. This course is one of a collection of courses that prepares learners for the AZ-304: Microsoft Azure Architect Design certification exam.
17 videos | 1h 25m has Assessment available Badge
Microsoft Azure Architect Design: Storage Account & Key Vault Design
Azure storage accounts provide the basis for cloud storage, while key vaults serve as centralized storage for secrets. In this course, you'll explore how to deploy and manage storage accounts. Next, you'll learn how to enable storage account redundancy and configure a custom DNS domain name. You'll then examine how to configure a storage queue. Lastly, you'll learn how to create and configure an Azure key vault using GUI and command line tools. This course is one of a collection of courses that prepares learners for the AZ-304: Microsoft Azure Architect Design certification exam.
17 videos | 1h 24m has Assessment available Badge
Microsoft Azure Architect Design: Storage Account Blob Management
Azure storage accounts support blob storage and management. In the course, you'll explore how to upload storage account blobs using the portal, CLI, and PowerShell. You'll then learn how to enable blob versioning and change feeds. Lastly, you'll examine how to upload blobs using AzCopy and enable blob lifecycle management. This course is one of a collection of courses that prepares learners for the AZ-304: Microsoft Azure Architect Design certification exam.
10 videos | 45m has Assessment available Badge
Microsoft Azure Architect Design: Storage Account Security Planning
Azure provides mechanisms for securing storage account data. In this course, you'll explore storage account encryption, static web sites, access keys, and shared access signatures. Next, you'll learn about storage account failover, blob immutability, and container access levels. Lastly, you'll examine blob soft deletion and storage account network access. This course is one of a collection of courses that prepares learners for the AZ-304: Microsoft Azure Architect Design certification exam.
17 videos | 1h 5m has Assessment available Badge
Microsoft Azure Architect Design: Azure Files Planning
Azure Files provide a cloud-based shared folder solution. In this course, you'll explore how to configure Azure Files using GUI and command line tools. Next, you'll examine how to map a Windows drive letter to Azure Files and how to use Linux to mount an Azure Files share. Lastly, you'll learn how to use Azure File Sync to allow on-premises file access that is copied to the cloud. This course is one of a collection of courses that prepares learners for the AZ-304: Microsoft Azure Architect Design certification exam.
10 videos | 34m has Assessment available Badge
Microsoft Azure Architect Design: Azure Database Solution Design
Modern web applications use back-end databases as data stores. In this course, you'll explore NoSQL and SQL Azure data solutions including Azure SQL and Cosmos DB. Next, you'll learn how to enable database high availability. Lastly, you'll examine Azure solutions that allow data integration including Azure Data Factory, Azure Data Bricks, Azure Data Lake, and Azure Synapse Analytics. This course is one of a collection of courses that prepares learners for the AZ-304: Microsoft Azure Architect Design certification exam.
10 videos | 47m has Assessment available Badge
Microsoft Azure Architect Design: Virtual Machine Design & Deployment
Azure virtual machines provide the compute power that supports various workloads. In this course, you'll explore how to plan, implement, and deploy Windows and Linux VMs. Next, you'll learn how to configure SSH public key authentication for Linux. Then, you'll examine how to deploy Azure Bastion for secure remote VM management. Next, you'll learn to resize VMs, and attach and encrypt VM disks. Lastly, you'll examine how to deploy a virtual machine scale set and when to use VM dedicated hosting. This course is one of a collection of courses that prepares learners for the AZ-304: Microsoft Azure Architect Design certification exam.
21 videos | 1h 37m has Assessment available Badge
Microsoft Azure Architect Design: Azure AD & User Implementation
Azure AD provides a cloud-based identity repository. In this course, you'll explore Azure AD features including single sign-on. Next, you'll learn how to deploy a new Azure AD tenant. You'll then examine how to configure user verification methods and create Azure AD users using GUI and command line tools. You'll see how to configure B2B settings and invite guest users individually and by using bulk create. Lastly, you'll explore how to enable self-service sign-up, assign licenses, and enable self-service password reset. This course is one of a collection of courses that prepares learners for the AZ-304: Microsoft Azure Architect Design certification exam.
15 videos | 1h 6m has Assessment available Badge
Microsoft Azure Architect Design: Azure AD Groups, Apps, & Devices
Azure AD groups organize users with similar needs to facilitate permissions management. In this course, you'll explore Azure AD group creation using GUI and command line tools, as well as the bulk creation of groups. Next, you'll explore how to create and manage dynamic groups, assign licenses, and set group ownership. Lastly, you'll learn how to enable group self-service, join mobile devices to Azure AD, and configure an Azure AD app. This course is one of a collection of courses that prepares learners for the AZ-304: Microsoft Azure Architect Design certification exam.
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Microsoft Azure Architect Design: Security Management
Azure AD supports linking an on-premises AD installation with Azure AD. In this course, you'll start by exploring how to use Azure AD Connect to link on-premises AD to Azure AD. Next, you'll examine Azure AD Connect health statistics. You'll then learn how to deploy Azure AD Domain Services, join a Windows VM to the domain, and enable Azure AD DS for Azure Files. Next, you'll move on to learn how to configure Azure AD security settings such as fraud alerts, conditional access, MFA, locations, trusted IPs. and banned passwords. You'll explore Azure AD identity protection and managed identities. Lastly, you'll learn how to create resource and management groups. This course is one of a collection of courses that prepares learners for the AZ-304: Microsoft Azure Architect Design certification exam.
20 videos | 1h 19m has Assessment available Badge
Microsoft Azure Architect Design: Azure Security Governance
Azure AD can control Azure resource access in many ways. In this course, you'll learn about controlling resource access through role-based access control, Azure policies, including compliance and remediation, as well as Azure Blueprints. Next, you'll examine privileged identity management and identity protection notifications. Lastly, you'll explore how to configure Azure AD access reviews and virtual machine just-in-time access. This course is one of a collection of courses that prepares learners for the AZ-304: Microsoft Azure Architect Design certification exam.
19 videos | 1h 18m has Assessment available Badge
Microsoft Azure Architect Design: Windows Virtual Desktop and Containers
Azure can host user desktops that are accessible remotely. Azure container solutions allow the portable and timely support for application workloads. In this course, you'll explore the purpose of Windows Virtual Desktop, including how to create host pools, app groups, and workspaces. Next, you'll examine WVD connectivity using Windows, web browsers, and mobile devices. You'll then learn about the benefits of containerized applications. Lastly, you'll learn how to work with an Azure Container Registry, how to publish a container image, and how to deploy Azure Kubernetes Service and Azure Container Instances. This course is one of a collection of courses that prepares learners for the AZ-304: Microsoft Azure Architect Design certification exam.
14 videos | 58m has Assessment available Badge
Microsoft Azure Architect Design: Azure DevOps
Azure facilitates the creation and running of web applications. In this course, you'll start by exploring application architectural components and their Azure counterparts. Next, you'll learn how to deploy an Azure App Service using various methods. You'll then examine when to use Azure Functions and Logic Apps and how to configure custom DNS domain names and HTTPS bindings. You'll learn about Azure DevOps services such as Azure DevOps organizations and Pipelines. Finally, you'll explore deploying an Azure API gateway. This course is one of a collection of courses that prepares learners for the AZ-304: Microsoft Azure Architect Design certification exam.
16 videos | 1h 9m has Assessment available Badge
Microsoft Azure Architect Design: Azure Business Continuity Planning
Azure provides a variety of business continuity solutions to minimize the impact of disruptions. In this course, you'll learn to plan the use of Azure Site Recovery services. Next, you'll examine how to create a Recovery Services vault and replication policies. You'll then explore how to configure Azure Backup policies, enable backup for Azure VMs and on-premises file servers, and perform restoration of backed up data. Next, you'll learn how to enable VM replication and conduct a failover test. Finally, you'll explore how to reuse a VM OS disk for a failed VM. This course is one of a collection of courses that prepares learners for the AZ-304: Microsoft Azure Architect Design certification exam.
14 videos | 50m has Assessment available Badge
Microsoft Azure Architect Design: Azure Application High Availability
Application workloads running in Azure can be optimized using various techniques. In this course, you'll start by exploring how to use load balancing to improve application performance and availability. Next, you'll learn how to configure inbound NAT rules to allow back-end VM management. You'll then examine how to configure Application Gateway and Azure Traffic Manager. This course is one of a collection of courses that prepares learners for the AZ-304: Microsoft Azure Architect Design certification exam.
9 videos | 39m has Assessment available Badge
Microsoft Azure Architect Design: Reducing Azure Costs
While Azure charges constitute ongoing operational expenses, there are ways of reducing those charges. In this course, you'll learn how to identify and implement cost saving measures. You'll start by examining how to analyze costs and configure Azure budget notifications. Next, you'll learn how to create an action group and enable virtual machine auto-shutdown. Finally, you'll explore how cost savings are achieved through reserved instances and the removal of unnecessary Azure resources. This course is one of a collection of courses that prepares learners for the AZ-304: Microsoft Azure Architect Design certification exam.
12 videos | 53m has Assessment available Badge
Microsoft Azure Architect Design: Azure Data and Service Migration Planning
Organizations can reuse existing on-premises services with a proper migration plan. In this course, you will explore Azure migration options including how to conduct on-premises assessments and migrations. You will learn how to use the server migration tool, database migration assistant (DMA) and web app migration assistant. Lastly, you will explore how Azure Data Box allows the migration of large on-premises datasets. This course is one of a collection of courses that prepares learners for the AZ-304: Microsoft Azure Architect Design certification exam.
9 videos | 36m has Assessment available Badge
Microsoft Azure Architect Design: Azure Monitoring
Monitoring is key to ensuring optimal Azure resource performance and security. In this course, you will explore Azure monitoring solutions including Log Analytics workspaces, Azure Monitor and diagnostic logging. Next, you'll explore how application insights provides monitoring for Azure web applications. Lastly, you will explore how Azure Sentinel provide a cloud-based SIEM and SOAR solution. This course is one of a collection of courses that prepares learners for the AZ-304: Microsoft Azure Architect Design certification exam.
9 videos | 34m has Assessment available Badge
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Data Engineering on Microsoft Azure: Storage Accounts
Microsoft Azure Blob storage is a container system for storing a variety of file types. In this course, you'll learn about the capabilities of blob storage and how to architect a deployment for optimal performance and scalability. Then, you'll explore the options for redundancy and how to recover from disasters. You'll discover where Azure Data Lake Storage Gen2, a feature set within blob storage, can be utilized for big data operations. You'll also learn how to plan for a data lake deployment, examine best practices, and explore how to deploy a Data Lake Gen2 account on Azure. This course is one in a collection that prepares learners for the Microsoft Data Engineering on Microsoft Azure (DP-203) exam.
11 videos | 1h 16m has Assessment available Badge
Data Engineering on Microsoft Azure: Designing Data Storage Structures
Planning the structure for data storage is integral to performance in big data operations. In this course, you'll learn about key considerations for data lakes and how to determine which file type and file format are the most appropriate for your use case. Then, you'll explore how to define how to design table storage for efficient querying and how data pruning can remove unnecessary data to accelerate transactions. You'll examine folder structures and data lake zones for organizing data effectively. Finally, you'll learn how to define storage tiers and how to manage the life cycle of data. This course is one in a collection that prepares learners for the Microsoft Data Engineering on Microsoft Azure (DP-203) exam.
11 videos | 1h 12m has Assessment available Badge
Data Engineering on Microsoft Azure: Data Partitioning
Partitioning data is key to ensuring efficient processing. In this course, you'll explore what data partitioning is and the strategies for implementation. You'll learn about transactional and analytical workloads and how to determine the best strategy for your files and table storage. Then, you'll examine design patterns for efficiency and performance. You'll learn about partitioning dedicated SQL pools in Azure Synapse Analytics and partitioning data lakes. Finally, you'll learn how data sharding across multiple data stores can be used for improving transaction performance. This course is one in a collection that prepares learners for the Microsoft Data Engineering on Microsoft Azure (DP-203) exam.
11 videos | 1h 7m has Assessment available Badge
Data Engineering on Microsoft Azure: Designing the Serving Layer
The serving layer is where data is stored for consumption by processing services. In this course, you'll explore dimensional data modeling and hierarchies. You'll learn how to define slowly changing dimensions and temporal design within databases. Then, you'll learn about the differences between the star and snowflake schemas as well as how to design a star schema. Next, you'll examine incremental data loading for stream processing and the options for analytical data stores. Finally, you'll learn about options for creating metastores for use by Azure Databricks and Azure Synapse Analytics. This course is one in a collection that prepares learners for the Microsoft Data Engineering on Microsoft Azure (DP-203) exam.
11 videos | 1h 16m has Assessment available Badge
Data Engineering on Microsoft Azure: Physical Data Storage Structures
An effective storage structure is critical to big data implementation success. In this course, you'll explore data compression in databases and file storage. Then, you'll discover how partitioning and sharding are implemented in the database. Next, you'll explore designing tables in an Azure Synapse Analytics dedicated SQL pool, and implement geo-replication for redundancy in both databases and Azure Blob storage. You'll also discover implementing distribution schemes in Azure Synapse Analytics. Finally, you'll discover data archiving and long-term retention policies for Azure Blob storage and Azure SQL Databases. This course is one in a collection that prepares learners for the Microsoft Data Engineering on Microsoft Azure (DP-203) exam.
11 videos | 1h 9m has Assessment available Badge
Data Engineering on Microsoft Azure: Logical Data Structures
Logical data structures, also called entity-relationship models, are models used to define a high-level model of data and the relationships contained within. In this course, you'll learn about the stages of data lake maturity. You'll explore temporal database tables and how to manage them. You'll also learn how to define slowly changing dimensions and how to implement them. You'll then move on to explore logical file and folder structures for data ingestion. You'll discover how PolyBase can be used to connect to external tables. Finally, you'll explore the best practices for accelerating queries. This course is one in a collection that prepares learners for the Data Engineering on Microsoft Azure (DP-203) exam.
11 videos | 1h 36m has Assessment available Badge
Data Engineering on Microsoft Azure: The Serving Layer
Implementing an effective serving layer requires consideration for the design, methods, and tools. In this course, you'll learn how traditional relational models can be replaced by the star schema and how to design a star schema. Then, you'll explore the purpose and structure of Parquet files used by Azure Databricks. You'll learn how to design and query a dimensional hierarchy. You'll move on to examine Azure Synapse Analytics, including deploying dedicated SQL pools and Apache Spark clusters. Finally you'll learn how to create shared metadata tables between Spark clusters. This course is one in a collection that prepares learners for the Microsoft Data Engineering on Microsoft Azure (DP-203) exam.
11 videos | 1h 8m has Assessment available Badge
Data Engineering on Microsoft Azure: Data Policies & Standards
Data policies and standards help to ensure a repeatable security standard is maintained. In this course, you'll learn about data encryption scenarios and best practices. You'll explore how Azure Transparent Database Encryption and Always Encrypted can be used to ensure data at rest is protected. Next, you'll examine how data classification and data masking can protect data being viewed. You'll learn to configure data retention and purging to ensure data is retained or removed. You'll also explore the various means of controlling access to Azure Data Lake Storage Gen2. Finally, you'll learn how to plan a data auditing strategy and how to limit access to data at the row level in a database. This course is one in a collection that prepares learners for the Microsoft Data Engineering on Microsoft Azure (DP-203) exam.
11 videos | 1h 7m has Assessment available Badge
Data Engineering on Microsoft Azure: Securing Data Access
Securing access to data is a fundamental part of any security strategy. In this course, you'll explore how Azure Key Vault can be used to store and manage keys and secrets for accessing data. You'll discover how to connect to Azure resources through private and service endpoints and managed virtual networks and how to use Azure managed identities for connections between Azure resources. Next, you'll learn how to utilize access control lists and Azure role-based access control to provide only the necessary permissions to users to access your data. You'll also learn how token-based authentication works in Azure Databricks. Finally, you'll examine how to audit an Azure SQL Database to monitor for unauthorized access. This course is one in a collection that prepares learners for the Microsoft Data Engineering on Microsoft Azure (DP-203) exam.
12 videos | 1h 11m has Assessment available Badge
Data Engineering on Microsoft Azure: Securing Data
The final line of defense for protecting against a data breach is securing the data itself. With today's cloud environments, data is often in transit, duplicated, and stored in various data centers around the world, making effective data protection a challenge. In this course, you'll explore the various methods available for encrypting data stored in SQL databases. You'll examine how to use DataFrames in Databricks, as well as how to implement Advanced Threat Protection and dynamic data masking in Azure databases. Finally, you'll learn how immutable blobs can be used to manage sensitive information. This course is one in a collection that prepares learners for the Microsoft Data Engineering on Microsoft Azure (DP-203) exam.
11 videos | 1h 25m has Assessment available Badge
Data Engineering on Microsoft Azure: Data Lake Storage
Azure Data Lake Storage Gen2 provides features to work with big data analytics using Azure Blob Storage. Azure Blob Storage systems provide performance, management, and security functionality. In this course, you'll learn about the features of the Azure Data Lake Storage Gen2 and when to use this storage type. You'll explore features and methods for securing data for the Azure Data Lake Storage Gen2 service and data at rest. You'll examine methods for processing big data using the Azure Data Lake Storage Gen2 service and monitoring Azure Blob Storage. You'll learn how to manage directories, files, and Access Control Lists in Azure Data Lake Storage Gen2 using the .NET framework, as well as how to perform extract, transform, and load operations using Azure Databricks from Azure Data Lake Storage Gen2. Finally, you'll learn how to access Azure Data Lake Storage Gen2 data using Azure Databricks and Spark. This course is one in a collection that prepares learners for the Microsoft Data Engineering on Microsoft Azure (DP-203) exam.
11 videos | 1h 51m has Assessment available Badge
Data Engineering on Microsoft Azure: Data Flow Transformations
One of the key components of the Azure Cloud platform is the ability to store and process large amounts of data. Azure Data Flow Transformations can be used to ingest and transform data. In this course, you'll learn about the types of Azure Data Flow transformations that are available. You'll explore how to transform, split, and flatten data, as well as handle duplicate data, using Azure Data Mapping Data Flows. Next, you'll examine the types of expression functions available in Azure Data Flow and how to perform error handling for data rows that would truncate data. Finally, you'll learn how to transform and use derived columns to normalize data values, and how to ingest and transform data using Azure Spark and Scala. This course is one in a collection that prepares learners for the Microsoft Data Engineering on Microsoft Azure (DP-203) exam.
11 videos | 1h 27m has Assessment available Badge
Data Engineering on Microsoft Azure: Data Factory
Once you have data in storage, you'll need to have some mechanism for transforming the data into a usable format. Azure Data Factory is a data integration service that is used to create automated data pipelines that can be used to copy and transform data. In this course, you'll learn about the Azure Data Factory and the Integration Runtime. You'll explore the features of the Azure Data Factory such as linked services and datasets, pipelines and activities, and triggers. Finally, you'll learn how to create an Azure Data Factory using the Azure portal, create Azure Data Factory linked services and datasets, create Azure Data Factory pipelines and activities, and trigger the pipeline manually or using a schedule. This course is one in a collection that prepares learners for the Microsoft Data Engineering on Microsoft Azure (DP-203) exam.
13 videos | 2h 28m has Assessment available Badge
Data Engineering on Microsoft Azure: Databricks
When working with big data, there needs to be a mechanism to process and transform this data quickly and efficiently. Azure Databricks is a service that provides the latest version of Apache Spark, which provides functionality for machine learning and data warehousing. In this course, you'll learn about the features of Azure Databricks such as clusters, notebooks, and jobs. Next, you'll learn about autoscaling local storage when configuring clusters. Next, you'll explore how to create, manage, and configure Azure Databricks clusters, as well as how to create, open, use, and delete notebooks. Finally, you'll learn how to create, open, use, and delete jobs. This course is one in a collection that prepares learners for the Microsoft Data Engineering on Microsoft Azure (DP-203) exam.
11 videos | 1h 2m has Assessment available Badge
Data Engineering on Microsoft Azure: Databrick Processing
When working with big data there needs to be a mechanism to process and transform this data quickly and efficiently. Azure Databricks is a service that provides the latest version of Apache Spark that provides functionality processing data from Azure Storage. In this course, you will learn about the types of processing that can be performed with Azure Databricks such as stream, batch, image and parallel processing. Next, you'll learn how to create an Azure Databricks workspace using an Apache Spark cluster, run jobs in the Azure Databricks Workspace jobs using a service principal and query data in SQL server using an Azure Databricks notebook. Next, you'll learn how to retrieve data from an Azure Blob Storage using Azure Databricks and the Azure Key Vault, implement a Cosmos DB service endpoint for Azure Databricks, and extract, transform, and load data using Azure Databricks. Finally, you'll learn how to stream data into Azure Databricks by using Event Hubs and perform sentiment analysis for steam data by making use of Azure Databricks. This course is one in a collection that prepares learners for the Microsoft Data Engineering on Microsoft Azure (DP-203) exam.
11 videos | 1h 53m has Assessment available Badge
Data Engineering on Microsoft Azure: Stream Analytics
Azure Stream Analytics is a complex, serverless, and highly scalable processing engine that can be used to perform real-time analytics on multiple data streams. Alerts can be configured to forecast trends, trigger workflows, and detect irregularities. In this course, you'll learn to use Azure Stream Analytics to process streaming data. You'll examine how to implement security, create user-defined functions, and optimize jobs for Azure Stream Analytics, as well as explore the available inputs and outputs. Finally, you'll learn how to create an Azure Stream Analytics job, create an Azure Stream Analytics dedicated cluster, run Azure Functions from Azure Stream Analytics jobs, and monitor Azure Stream Analytics jobs. This course is one in a collection that prepares learners for the Microsoft Data Engineering on Microsoft Azure (DP-203) exam.
10 videos | 1h 12m has Assessment available Badge
Data Engineering on Microsoft Azure: Synapse Analytics
Azure Synapse Analytics is an analytics service that provides functionality for data integration, enterprise data warehousing, and big data analytics. Services provided include ingesting, exploring, preparing, managing, and serving data for BI and machine learning needs. In this course, you'll learn about the Azure Synapse Analytics platform and how it is used for data warehousing and big data analytics. Next, you'll learn how to create a Synapse Workspace, a dedicated SQL pool, and a serverless Apache Spark pool. You'll move on to explore how to analyze data using a dedicated SQL pool, Apache Spark for Azure Synapse, Serverless SQL Pools, and a Spark database, as well as how to analyze data that is in a storage account. You'll learn how to integrate pipelines using Synapse Studio, visualize data using a Power BI workspace, and monitor a Synapse Workspace. Finally, you'll learn about the Synapse Knowledge Center and the features of Azure Synapse Analytics and PolyBase. This course is one in a collection that prepares learners for the Microsoft Data Engineering on Microsoft Azure (DP-203) exam.
8 videos | 45m has Assessment available Badge
Data Engineering on Microsoft Azure: Data Storage Monitoring
Being able to monitor data storage systems to ensure they are operational and working correctly is a crucial part of running your business. Azure provides the Azure Monitor service and the Azure Log Analytics service to perform this function. In this course, you'll learn about the features of Azure Log Analytics, as well as the Azure Monitor service and how it can be used to monitor storage data and monitor Azure Blob storage. Next, you'll explore how to access diagnostic logs to monitor Data Lake Storage Gen2, monitor the Azure Synapse Analytics jobs and the adaptive cache, and monitor Azure Cosmos DB using the portal and resource logs. Finally, you'll examine how to configure, manage, and view metric alerts using the Azure Monitor and activity log alerts using the Azure Monitor. This course is one in a collection that prepares learners for the Microsoft Data Engineering on Microsoft Azure (DP-203) exam.
12 videos | 58m has Assessment available Badge
Data Engineering on Microsoft Azure: Data Process Monitoring
Being able to monitor data processes to ensure they are operational and working correctly is a crucial part of running your business. Azure provides the Azure Monitor service and the Azure Log Analytics service to perform this function. In this course, you'll learn about the features of the Azure Monitor tools and the concepts of continuous monitoring and visualization. Next, you'll examine how to create metric charts using the Azure Monitor, as well as how to collect and analyze Azure resource log data and perform queries against the Azure Monitor logs. You'll explore how to create and share dashboards that display data from Log Analytics, create Azure Monitor alerts, and use the Azure Data Factory Analytics solution to monitor pipelines. You'll learn how to send the Azure Databricks logs to the Azure Monitor and use the dashboard to analyze the Azure Databricks metrics. Finally, you'll learn how to enable monitoring for Azure Stream Analytics and configure alerts, and also query Azure Log Analytics and filter, sort, and group query results. This course is one in a collection that prepares learners for the Microsoft Data Engineering on Microsoft Azure (DP-203) exam.
15 videos | 1h 31m has Assessment available Badge
Data Engineering on Microsoft Azure: Data Solution Optimization
Ensuring that data storage and processing systems are operating efficiently will allow your organization to save both time and money. There are several tips and tricks that can be used to optimize both Azure Data Storage service and processes. In this course, you'll learn about cloud optimization, as well as some best practices for optimizing data using data partitions, Azure Data Lake Storage tuning, Azure Synapse Analytics tuning, and Azure Databricks auto-optimizing. Next, you'll learn about strategies for partitioning data using Azure-based storage solutions. You'll learn about the stages of the Azure Blob lifecycle management and how to optimize Azure Data Lake Storage Gen2, Azure Stream Analytics, and Azure Synapse Analytics. Finally, you'll explore how to optimize Azure Data Storage services such Azure Cosmos DB using indexing and partitioning, as well as Azure Blob Storage and Azure Databricks. This course is one in a collection that prepares learners for the Microsoft Data Engineering on Microsoft Azure (DP-203) exam.
11 videos | 58m has Assessment available Badge
Azure Data Scientist Associate: Machine Learning
Machine Learning uses real data to train algorithms that can be used for anomaly detection, computer vision, and natural language processing. In this course, you'll learn about datasets and how to manipulate data for them. Next, you'll learn the difference between labeled and unlabeled data and why some AI models require labeled data. You'll examine the features that should be used for a selected dataset. Next, you'll learn about the types of machine learning algorithms that are available, including regression algorithms, classification algorithms, and clustering algorithms. Finally, you'll explore the difference between supervised and unsupervised machine learning models. This course is one in a collection that prepares learners for the Designing and Implementing a Data Science Solution on Azure (DP-100) exam.
11 videos | 1h 7m has Assessment available Badge
Azure Data Scientist Associate: Machine Learning Services
Azure Machine Learning Studio can be used to create and train machine learning models. Support is provided for multiple development tools, programming languages such as Python and R, and numerous machine learning frameworks. In this course, you'll learn about the services provided by the Azure Machine Learning Studio, how to create an Azure account, and how to register and signup to use Azure Machine Learning Studio. You'll also explore available Azure Machine Learning Studio components, which can be used to create machine learning workflows, ingest data from an Azure Blob storage resource, create and use an Azure Machine Learning workspaces, and create and use a compute resource. This course is one in a collection that prepares learners for the Designing and Implementing a Data Science Solution on Azure (DP-100) exam.
8 videos | 47m has Assessment available Badge
Azure Data Scientist Associate: Machine Learning Regression Models
Machine learning regression models are used to predict numeric labels for the features of an item. In this course, you'll learn more about using regression models in the Azure Machine Learning Studio. First, you'll learn about why regression models are used, the available types of regression models in machine learning, and the steps required to train a regression model. Next, you'll examine the best metrics for determining which regression model to use. You'll learn how to use a subset of data to train the regression model and run the training pipeline. Finally, you'll explore how to use an existing pipeline to create a new inference pipeline and create and deploy a predictive service. This course is one in a collection that prepares learners for the Designing and Implementing a Data Science Solution on Azure (DP-100) exam.
10 videos | 1h 16m has Assessment available Badge
Azure Data Scientist Associate: Machine Learning Classification Models
Machine learning classification models are used to predict the class or category that an item belongs to. For example, using patient characteristics such as age, weight, and BMI to predict if they are at risk for specific diseases. In this course, you'll learn about using classification models in the Azure Machine Learning Studio. You'll explore the available types of classification models and the steps required to train a classification model. Next, you'll learn the ideal metrics for determining the best classification model to use for the given data. Finally, you'll examine how to use an existing pipeline to create a new inference pipeline and create and deploy a predictive service for a classification model. This course is one in a collection that prepares learners for the Designing and Implementing a Data Science Solution on Azure (DP-100) exam.
10 videos | 1h 13m has Assessment available Badge
Azure Data Scientist Associate: Machine Learning Clustering Models
Machine learning clustering models are used to group similar items based on their features and use unsupervised learning. In this course, you'll learn about using clustering models in the Azure Machine Learning Studio. First, you'll explore the available types of clustering models in Azure Machine Learning Studio and the steps required to train a clustering model. Next, you'll learn how to train and evaluate a clustering model. Next, you'll examine how to create a K-means clustering model in Azure Machine Learning Studio. Finally, you'll learn how to create and deploy a new inference pipeline to create a predictive service for a clustering model. This course is one in a collection that prepares learners for the Designing and Implementing a Data Science Solution on Azure (DP-100) exam.
9 videos | 1h has Assessment available Badge
Azure Data Scientist Associate: Project Jupyter & Notebooks
Data scientists spend a majority of their time exploring and analyzing data, which may become the foundation for a machine learning model. The Azure Machine Learning Studio provides Jupyter Notebooks that can be used to perform data analysis. In this course, you'll learn about project Jupyter and how it is used for by data scientists to perform data analysis. You'll explore how to create a compute instance in Azure Machine Learning Studio and clone a sample training repository. Next, you'll learn how to use a Jupyter Notebook to perform basic data analysis and , create a regression model, classification model, and clustering model. Finally, you'll examine how to use Jupyter Notebook to perform deep learning using PyTorch and perform deep learning using TensorFlow. This course is one in a collection that prepares learners for the Designing and Implementing a Data Science Solution on Azure (DP-100) exam.
11 videos | 1h 37m has Assessment available Badge
Azure Data Scientist Associate: Azure Machine Learning Workspaces
Azure Machine Learning workspaces provide an environment for performing experiments and managing data, computer targets, and other assets. Other assets can include notebooks, pipelines, and trained models. This course will focus on using the Azure Machine Learning SDK. In this course, you'll learn to create an Azure Machine Learning workspace by creating a machine learning resources, creating compute resources, and cloning a notebook. Next, you'll examine how to install the Machine Learning SDK for Python and create code to connect to a workspace. You'll learn to create Python scripts to run an experiment, log metrics, and retrieve and view logged metrics. Finally, you'll examine how to use the Azure Machine Learning SDK to run code experiments, create a script to train a model, and run a notebook using Jupyter to train predictive models. This course is one in a collection that prepares learners for the Designing and Implementing a Data Science Solution on Azure (DP-100) exam.
9 videos | 1h 2m has Assessment available Badge
Azure Data Scientist Associate: Azure Data Platform Services
One of the key components of Azure Cloud platform is the ability to store and process large amounts of data. Azure provides several data platforms for stored data and numerous services for processing data. In this course, you'll explore the differences between structured and unstructured data. You'll learn about some of the available data storage platforms, including Azure SQL Database, Azure Cosmos DB, Azure Data Storage, and Azure Data Lake Storage Gen2. In addition, you'll learn about the data processing services such as Azure Synapse Analytics, Azure Stream Analytics, Azure Databricks, Azure Data Factory, and Azure HDInsight, which are all available to perform operations on the data stored in each of the data platforms. This course is one in a collection that prepares learners for the Designing and Implementing a Data Science Solution on Azure (DP-100) exam.
12 videos | 1h 16m has Assessment available Badge
Azure Data Scientist Associate: Azure Storage Accounts
The Azure Cloud platform provides the ability to store various types of data. Azure provides the ability to store data blobs, files, tabular data, and data using a queue. In this course, you'll learn about Azure storage accounts and why they are needed. Next, you'll explore options for storing data using Azure storage containers, Azure file shares, Azure Table storage, and Azure Queue storage. Next, you'll learn about the tools that can be used to create your Azure storage account. Finally, you'll examine how to create Azure storage accounts, containers, and file shares, as well as Azure Table and Queue storage. This course is one in a collection that prepares learners for the Designing and Implementing a Data Science Solution on Azure (DP-100) exam.
11 videos | 1h 7m has Assessment available Badge
Azure Data Scientist Associate: Storage Strategy
When using the Azure Cloud platform for storing data, strategies must be devised to ensure that the storage solution is the best fit for the data that is being stored. In this course, you'll learn strategies for determining the best Azure Storage option based on the type of data being stored and other factors. Next, you'll explore the differences between structured and unstructured data types and strategies and mechanisms for securing storage account data. Finally, you'll learn how to encrypt and decrypt blobs using the Azure Key Vault, how to create a virtual machine using an Azure Storage Account, how to upload data to Azure Storage in parallel, how to download data from Azure Storage, and how to configure metrics to monitor data throughput. This course is one in a collection that prepares learners for the Designing and Implementing a Data Science Solution on Azure (DP-100) exam.
11 videos | 1h 2m has Assessment available Badge
Azure Data Scientist Associate: Azure Data Factory
Once you have data in storage, you'll need to have some mechanism for transforming the data into a usable format. Azure Data Factory is a data integration service that is used to create automated data pipelines that can be used to copy and transform data. In this course, you'll learn about the Azure Data Factory and the Integration Runtime. Next, you'll explore the features of the Azure Data Factory, such as linked services and datasets, pipelines and activities, and triggers. Finally, you'll learn how to create an Azure Data Factory using the Azure portal, Azure Data Factory Linked services and datasets, and Azure Data Factory pipelines and activities, as well as how to trigger a pipeline manually or using a schedule. This course is one in a collection that prepares learners for the Designing and Implementing a Data Science Solution on Azure (DP-100) exam.
11 videos | 1h 3m has Assessment available Badge
Azure Data Scientist Associate: Non-relational Data Stores
Unstructured data is prevalent in business and needs specific datastores for storing and managing this type of data. Azure provides several database systems that fulfill these needs. In this course, you'll learn about the types of non-relational data and available Azure non-relational datastores. Next, you'll explore Azure Cosmos DB and the available API models that can be used with it. Next, you'll learn about the features and how to work with Azure data blobs and Azure Data Lake Storage Gen2. Finally, you'll examine how to secure data by using dynamic data masking and encrypting data at rest and in motion in Azure. This course is one in a collection that prepares learners for the Designing and Implementing a Data Science Solution on Azure (DP-100) exam.
11 videos | 1h 15m has Assessment available Badge
Azure Data Scientist Associate: Machine Learning Data Stores & Compute
Azure Machine Learning Studio can make use of various types of data stores and datasets for training and testing data. In this course, you'll learn about the types of data stores that are available in Azure, including Azure Storage (blob and file containers), Azure Data Lake stores, Azure SQL Database, and Azure Databricks file system. Next, you'll explore how to create and register data stores and the types of datasets that can be created. Next, you'll learn how to run a notebook using Jupyter to work with data, data stores, and datasets, as well as how to create a compute cluster. You'll examine the available compute targets such as local compute, compute clusters, and attached compute, as well as the types of environments. Finally, you'll learn to create and manage a compute instance and a compute cluster in the Azure Machine Learning workspace. This course is one in a collection that prepares learners for the Designing and Implementing a Data Science Solution on Azure (DP-100) exam.
11 videos | 1h 2m has Assessment available Badge
Azure Data Scientist Associate: Machine Learning Orchestration & Deployment
Azure Machine Learning Studio provides DevOps support in the form of orchestrating machine learning pipelines. In this course, you'll learn to create, publish, and schedule machine learning pipelines. First, you'll examine Azure Machine Learning pipelines and how they are used to build, optimize, and manage machine learning workflows. Next, you'll explore how to use the Azure Machine Learning SDK to create and run machine learning pipelines. You'll learn how to use a pipeline to import, transform, and move data between steps, as well as how to publish and track pipelines and use triggers to schedule a machine learning pipeline based on some event. Finally, you'll learn techniques for troubleshooting and debugging machine learning pipelines This course is one in a collection that prepares learners for the Designing and Implementing a Data Science Solution on Azure (DP-100) exam.
11 videos | 1h 12m has Assessment available Badge
Azure Data Scientist Associate: Model Features & Differential Privacy
The Azure Machine Learning SDK provides components to quantity the importance of features, identify bias in models, and determine differential privacy. In this course, you'll learn more about these features and how they can be used to increase the quality of your machine learning models. First, you'll examine how models can use global and local features to quantify the importance of each model feature. You'll explore how model explainers can be created using the Azure Machine Learning SDK and how to visualize the model using the Azure Machine Learning Studio. Next, you'll learn how to use a Jupyter Notebook and Python to generate explanations that are part of a model training experiment. Finally, you'll learn about training model bias and how to analyze model fairness using the Fairlearn Python package to detect and mitigate unfairness in a trained model. This course is one in a collection that prepares learners for the Designing and Implementing a Data Science Solution on Azure (DP-100) exam.
10 videos | 1h 6m has Assessment available Badge
Azure Data Scientist Associate: Machine Learning Model Monitoring
Being able to monitor and analyze an Azure Machine Learning web service is crucial to determining the correctness of the server. Azure Machine Learning Studio provides the tools required to perform this monitoring and analysis. In this course, you'll learn how application insights can be used to monitor an Azure Machine Learning web service, as well as to capture and review telemetry data. Next, you'll examine how to create a data drift monitor and schedule it to run using Jupyter Notebook and Python. You'll explore problems relating to data privacy and how differential privacy works. Finally, you'll learn how to use SmartNoise to generate and submit differentially private queries. This course is one in a collection that prepares learners for the Designing and Implementing a Data Science Solution on Azure (DP-100) exam.
8 videos | 52m has Assessment available Badge
Azure Data Scientist Associate: Azure Data Storage Monitoring
Being able to monitor data storage system to ensure they are operational and working correctly is a crucial part of running your business. Azure provides the Azure Monitor service and the Azure Log Analytics service to perform this function. In this course, you will learn about the features Azure Log Analytics and the Azure Monitor service and how it can be used to monitor storage data and monitor Azure Blob storage. Next, you'll learn how to access diagnostic logs to monitor Data Lake Storage Gen2, how to monitor the Azure Synapse Analytics jobs and the adaptive cache and how to monitor the Azure Cosmos DB using the portal and resource logs. Finally, you'll learn how to configure, manage, and view metric alerts using the Azure Monitor and how to configure, manage, and view activity log alerts using the Azure Monitor. This course is one in a collection that prepares learners for the Designing and Implementing a Data Science Solution on Azure (DP-100) exam.
10 videos | 1h 5m has Assessment available Badge
Azure Data Scientist Associate: Data Process Monitoring
Being able to monitor data processes to ensure they are operational and working correctly is a crucial part of running your business. Azure provides the Azure Monitor and Azure Log Analytics services to perform this function. In this course, you'll learn about the features of the Azure Monitor tools and the concepts of continuous monitoring and visualization. You'll explore how to create metric charts using the Azure Monitor, collect and analyze Azure resource log data, and perform queries against the Azure Monitor logs. Next, you'll examine how to create and share dashboards that display data from Log Analytics, create Azure Monitor alerts, and use the Azure Data Factory Analytics solution to monitor pipelines. Finally, you'll learn how to query Azure Log Analytics and filter, sort, and group query results. This course is one in a collection that prepares learners for the Designing and Implementing a Data Science Solution on Azure (DP-100) exam.
10 videos | 1h 10m has Assessment available Badge
Data Science Solution on Azure: Data Solution Optimization
Ensuring that data storage and processing systems are operating efficiently will allow your organization to save both time and money. There are several tips and tricks that can be used to optimize both Azure Data Storage service and processes. In this course, you'll learn about cloud optimization and best practices for optimizing data using data partitions, Azure Data Lake Storage tuning, Azure Synapse Analytics tuning, and Azure Databricks auto-optimizing. You'll examine strategies for partitioning data using Azure-based storage solutions. Next, you'll explore the stages of the Azure Blob lifecycle management and how to optimize Azure Data Lake Storage Gen2, Azure Stream Analytics, and Azure Synapse Analytics. Finally, you'll learn about optimizing Azure Data Storage services such Azure Cosmos DB using indexing and partitioning, as well as Azure Blob Storage and Azure Databricks. This course is one in a collection that prepares learners for the Designing and Implementing a Data Science Solution on Azure (DP-100) exam.
11 videos | 1h 4m has Assessment available Badge
Azure Data Scientist Associate: High Availability & Disaster Recovery
Organizations rely on systems and data to be available and operational when they are needed to manage and run their businesses. Azure provides functionality to ensure high availability of storage systems and the mechanism to ensure a swift and painless disaster recovery strategy. In this course, you'll learn about high availability and disaster recovery, and how they are related to each other and used to provide business continuity. Next, you'll examine how to back up, store, and restore SQL Server databases on virtual machine instances. You'll move on to explore the purpose and features of Azure Always On availability groups and elastic pools, as well as how they are used by Azure SQL databases to provide business continuity. Finally, you'll learn about using Azure Database for PostgreSQL - Hyperscale to create highly available and distributed databases. This course is one in a collection that prepares learners for the Designing and Implementing a Data Science Solution on Azure (DP-100) exam.
14 videos | 1h 33m has Assessment available Badge
Applications in the Cloud: Azure Serverless Orchestration Essentials
For developers building and deploying serverless RESTful APIs, Azure has several tools for an enhanced and successful development and deployment experience. Use this course to build your knowledge of the serverless architectures implemented using Azure, the orchestration and integration processes in Azure, and how triggers and bindings are used in Azure Functions. Learn how to build Azure API Management service instances and serverless application workflows. Practice using prominent Azure services to implement serverless workflow orchestration. Then, work with Azure SignalR, real-time chatrooms, and serverless workflows in Azure Logic Apps. Next, create serverless workflows to automate app and data integration, basic serverless workflows to consume Azure services, and conditional statements to control workflow actions in Azure Logic Apps. You'll also build Logic apps to orchestrate workflows running on defined recurring schedules. Upon completion of this course, you'll be confident in orchestrating serverless tasks using Azure.
17 videos | 2h 2m has Assessment available Badge
Applications in the Cloud: Azure Serverless DevOps Essentials
Developers who choose Azure to aid in their serverless DevOps tasks have several tools available to them. Use this course to become familiar with and practice using some of these services. Investigate the features and capabilities of the prominent Azure DevOps services, such as Azure Pipelines and Azure Test Plans. Create Azure pipelines for building GitHub repositories. Use the Azure CLI to build, test, and deploy JavaScript and Node.js apps. As you advance, use Azure DevOps services to implement end-to-end automated testing. Then, use Azure Pipelines to implement continuous integration and continuous deployment (CI/CD) pipelines for Azure Functions and automate Azure Functions deployment. By the end of the course, you'll be able to use the suite of Azure DevOps services to complete the DevOps cycle for your serverless projects.
12 videos | 1h 27m has Assessment available Badge
Azure Serverless Development Principles: Serverless Solutions Essentials
Azure offers numerous solutions for building and deploying scalable serverless applications successfully. This course shows developers and project managers how to use the various tools in Azure to enhance the serverless development and deployment experience. Investigate the prominent Azure serverless solutions, application development architectures, and execution environments. Explore the key features of Azure Functions, Azure Logic Apps, and the Azure serverless monitoring solutions. Examine how to create and deploy Azure serverless services using Azure tools and Visual Studio Code and validate Azure functions. Upon completion, you'll recognize why the various Azure serverless services and app development tools help infrastructure management and how to start using them.
10 videos | 1h has Assessment available Badge
Azure Serverless Development Principles: Serverless Compute Essentials
Azure serverless compute services remove the need for manual infrastructure management. This course, aimed at developers and project managers, offers explanations and demonstrations on using Azure compute services for serverless projects. Outline the different approaches to managing compute with Azure. Differentiate between Azure compute services and serverless architecture as well as Azure Functions and Azure WebJobs. Explore durable functions for complex stateful function implementation, security strategies for running secure function code, and Azure App Service's role in securing functions. Create back-end compute services, test Azure functions locally, orchestrate long-running workflows as a set of activities, and create, test, and deploy Azure functions with C# and Python. Upon completion of this course, you'll be able to start using Azure compute services in your serverless development and deployment projects.
15 videos | 1h 32m has Assessment available Badge
Azure Serverless Development Principles: Serverless Database & Storage
Azure offers several fully managed database and storage solutions to help developers focus on building apps instead of infrastructure management. This course shows you how to avail of these services during serverless app development and deployment. Explore Azure SQL databases, the Azure services based on relational and non-relational data stores, and the different approaches to implementing non-relational databases using Azure Cosmos DB. Create different Azure storage types, serverless Azure SQL databases, and functions that get triggered based on Blob storage activity. Use Node.js to perform CRUD operations on Azure Cosmos DB resources and create, design, and connect to Azure databases using cloud-native apps. Manage Azure Cosmos DB resources and SQL API accounts using Node.js web apps and create Azure Cosmos DB accounts, databases, containers, and items. When you're done, you'll know how to select, set up, and use the best storage and database services for your serverless projects.
15 videos | 1h 31m has Assessment available Badge
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Compute Design Considerations
Explore how to design and implement Microsoft Azure VM configurations that are highly available and resistant to failure through availability and scale sets and Azure backup options.
14 videos | 1h 28m has Assessment available Badge
Network Design
Discover how to configure internal and external Azure networking, and explore Azure virtual networks design and deployment, and Load balancing techniques.
13 videos | 1h 25m has Assessment available Badge
Azure External Network Connectivity Design
Discover how to connect external clients and networks to Azure resources, P2S/S2S VPNs, VNet peering, and ExpressRoute circuits. 
9 videos | 52m has Assessment available Badge
Azure Storage Design
Discover how to plan, create, and manage Azure storage solutions, and explore Blob storage, Azure File Storage shares, Managed disks and StorSimple.
14 videos | 1h 20m has Assessment available Badge
Managing Identities
Explore user, group, and app identities in Azure authentication, and examine external identity sources and Azure resource management.
14 videos | 1h 9m has Assessment available Badge
Securing the Azure Environment
In this course, you'll learn about Azure security strategy design and implementation. Key vaults, network security groups, and Azure SQL TDE encryption are covered. It helps prepare for exam 70-535: Architecting Microsoft Azure Solutions.
14 videos | 1h has Assessment available Badge
Plan Azure SQL-Compliant Database Usage
This course covers SQL-compliant Azure solutions. You'll learn how to plan and deploy an Azure SQL Database deployment for high availability. This course helps to prepare for the 70-535: Architecting Microsoft Azure Solutions exam.
14 videos | 56m has Assessment available Badge
Planning Azure NoSQL Deployments
Discover NoSQL-compliant Azure solutions and learn how to plan and deploy NoSQL Azure solutions.
13 videos | 1h 1m has Assessment available Badge
Data Services Design
Explore big data processing resulting in meaningful insights, as well as services such as Azure Data Lake and Azure Data Catalog.
14 videos | 46m has Assessment available Badge