Azure Development: Azure 2018 Intermediate

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Developing Solutions for Microsoft Azure: Implementing IaaS Solutions
Infrastructure as a Service can manage unpredictable demand for resources. In this course, you’ll learn how to create, deploy, and manage IaaS on the Azure platform. You’ll examine the various compute resources available on Microsoft Azure and see how to deploy and manage VMs using the Azure portal and PowerShell. Next, you’ll explore Azure Resource Manager templates. You’ll be introduced to Docker images and containers and how to build new container images using Docker. You'll move on to learn how to manage container deployments using Azure Container Registry and Instances. Lastly, you’ll learn to deploy containers to Azure Container Instances. This course is one of a collection of courses that prepares learners for the AZ-204: Developing Solutions for Microsoft Azure certification exam.
12 videos | 1h 16m has Assessment available Badge
Developing Solutions for Microsoft Azure: App Service Web Apps
Azure App Service is a PaaS solution for hosting your applications which enables you to scale on demand. In this course, you’ll learn how to use Azure App Service for hosting your web and mobile applications, including how to deploy and configure the service and set up a staging site. Next, you'll examine how to configure common settings in your Azure App Service deployment, including how to configure apps to scale automatically and how to use backup and restore to protect against data loss. Lastly, you’ll learn how to monitor application performance and implement Azure Firewall with App Service Environments, a dedicated App Service plan for large scale deployments. This course is one of a collection of courses that prepares learners for the AZ-204: Developing Solutions for Microsoft Azure certification exam.
12 videos | 1h 7m has Assessment available Badge
Developing Solutions for Microsoft Azure: Implementing Azure Functions
Azure Functions let you run serverless event-based apps that can scale with your workloads. In this course, you’ll learn how to use Azure Functions for building serverless apps. You’ll learn when to use Azure Functions and how a function is comprised of triggers and bindings. You’ll explore how to use Visual Studio Code to create a function and push it to Azure and how to monitor a Functions app using Azure Application Insights. Next, you'll see how to debug a Functions app using back-end diagnostic tools and build a pipeline for Azure Functions using Azure DevOps. Lastly, you’ll learn about Durable Functions and how to write one. This course is one of a collection of courses that prepares learners for the AZ-204: Developing Solutions for Microsoft Azure certification exam.
12 videos | 1h 14m has Assessment available Badge
Developing Solutions for Microsoft Azure: Managing IaaS
IaaS on Azure lets you provision and scale rapidly on demand while avoiding costs and time associated with managing infrastructure. In this course, you’ll learn to manage IaaS deployments on Azure. You’ll start by examining how to deploy an instance of Azure Kubernetes Service, how to incorporate Azure Dev Spaces for developing containerized apps, and how to use pipelines to deploy images to Azure Container Registry. You’ll explore OpenShift and Azure Service Fabric, including how to use CI/CD methods to deploy an app to Azure Service Fabric. Next, you’ll learn the various database services available in Azure and how to select the best one that suits your application’s requirements. Lastly, you’ll learn how to deploy and connect to an Azure SQL database and how to use Advanced Data Security to protect resources you deploy to Azure. This course is one of a collection of courses that prepares learners for the AZ-204: Developing Solutions for Microsoft Azure certification exam.
12 videos | 1h 7m has Assessment available Badge
Developing Solutions for Microsoft Azure: Development with Cosmos DB
Azure Cosmos DB lets you run a distributed NoSQL database with high throughput and low latency. In this course, you’ll be introduced to Azure Cosmos DB and the available APIs for developing solutions to meet the database requirements of your applications. You’ll learn uses of Azure Cosmos DB, how to use the MongoDB API to interact with Cosmos DB, and how to query Cosmos DB using the SQL API. Next, you'll examine how to set up Cosmos DB global distribution and use the SQL API to query JSON documents. Lastly, you’ll see the consistency levels available in Cosmos DB and how to create containers in Cosmos DB. This course is one of a collection of courses that prepares learners for the AZ-204: Developing Solutions for Microsoft Azure certification exam.
12 videos | 1h 10m has Assessment available Badge
Developing Solutions for Microsoft Azure: Blob Storage
Azure Blob storage provides tiered, highly-available storage for structured and unstructured data. In this course, you’ll learn how to work with Azure Blob storage. You’ll examine the available Blob storage options on Azure and how to select the proper tools for moving data between storage accounts and containers. Next, you'll look at how to move data between storage containers using the Azure CLI, AzCopy, and the .NET storage client. You’ll learn how to manage storage container properties and metadata using .NET and how to interact with data using the .NET SDK. Lastly, you’ll learn how to archive data with immutable storage, differentiate between the Azure Blob storage access tiers of hot, cool, and archive, and retrieve offline archived data. This course is one of a collection of courses that prepares learners for the AZ-204: Developing Solutions for Microsoft Azure certification exam.
12 videos | 1h 11m has Assessment available Badge
Developing Solutions for Microsoft Azure: Implementing User Authentication & Authorization
The Microsoft identity platform is a set of unified, related services for developing applications to authenticate a variety of user accounts. In this course, you’ll learn how to use Azure services for implementing user authentication and authorization. You’ll then learn how to use OAuth 2.0 to protect exposed APIs, the uses of shared access signatures for providing access to resources, and best practices when using SAS. Next, you’ll learn how to create a secure SAS to provide access to an Azure resource and how to include authentication into an application using Azure Active Directory. Lastly, you’ll learn how to enable Azure Multi-Factor Authentication to secure accounts, and use Microsoft identity to both register an application and provide users and groups access to applications. This course is one of a collection of courses that prepares learners for the AZ-204: Developing Solutions for Microsoft Azure certification exam.
12 videos | 1h 10m has Assessment available Badge
Developing Solutions for Microsoft Azure: Secure Cloud Solutions
Azure provides various tools for securely storing secrets, connecting services, and configuring application deployments. In this course, you’ll learn how to develop a secure cloud application and the role of Azure Key Vault in secrets management. You’ll examine how to use Visual Studio Connected Services to connect Key Vault to a web app, retrieve a secret using Azure Web Apps with Key Vault, and integrate Key Vault into CI/CD pipelines. Next, you’ll explore how to use the Azure App Configuration service. Lastly, you’ll learn about the role of Azure Active Directory managed identities, including how to create both a user-assigned and a system-assigned managed identity. This course is one of a collection of courses that prepares learners for the AZ-204: Developing Solutions for Microsoft Azure certification exam.
12 videos | 1h 9m has Assessment available Badge
Developing Solutions for Microsoft Azure: Securing Azure Resources
In this course, you’ll learn how to implement security measures to protect your Azure resources from external access. You’ll explore the security mechanisms and the use of Azure Monitor for collecting and analyzing logs. You’ll then learn about the encryption and decryption of client application data with the Azure Storage Client Library and the use of the Azure AD Application proxy. Next, you’ll examine how to manage secure keys with Azure Storage Service Encryption and use secrets stored in Azure Vault for storage blob encryption and decryption. Finally, you’ll learn about DDoS Protection, Azure Application Gateway and Web Application Firewall, and Azure Sentinel. This course is one of a collection of courses that prepares learners for the AZ-204: Developing Solutions for Microsoft Azure certification exam.
12 videos | 57m has Assessment available Badge
Developing Solutions for Microsoft Azure: Integrating Caching & Content Delivery
In this course, you’ll learn to use Azure delivery services for distributing application content, as well as how to integrate caching to improve app responsiveness. You’ll explore the uses and best practices of the Azure Content Delivery Network. You’ll then examine how to deploy an Azure CDN endpoint and restrict access using geo-filtering with Azure CDN. Next, you’ll learn to configure caching rules and behaviors in Azure CDN and how Azure Cache for Redis can help improve app responsiveness. Lastly, you’ll learn how to implement the ASP.NET session state provider with Azure Cache for Redis and how to implement the Redis Output Cache Provider. This course is one of a collection of courses that prepares learners for the AZ-204: Developing Solutions for Microsoft Azure certification exam.
12 videos | 1h 5m has Assessment available Badge
Developing Solutions for Microsoft Azure: Instrumenting Monitoring & Logging Solutions
In this course, you’ll learn how to log, monitor, and diagnose application performance issues with Azure, as well as how to collect and query data using Azure Application Insights. You’ll examine how to use the JavaScript SDK to leverage Application Insights and how to enable data collection from an ASP.NET Core web site. You’ll then explore how to use the alerting function Azure Monitor to identify issues in a web app and how to monitor site availability using Application Insights. Lastly, you’ll learn the causes of transient faults and how to add code to your app to handle transient faults. This course is one of a collection of courses that prepares learners for the AZ-204: Developing Solutions for Microsoft Azure certification exam.
12 videos | 1h 13m has Assessment available Badge
Developing Solutions for Microsoft Azure: Developing an App Service Logic App
Logic Apps are a lightweight, scalable service for easily designing and executing business workflows through a browser. In this course, you’ll learn how to use Azure Logic Apps to automate integration tasks using the Azure portal and how to create an Azure Logic App in Visual Studio. Next, you’ll examine how to use connectors to connect an app to external service APIs and create and use a custom connector for a Logic App. You’ll then explore how to use the prebuilt templates for deploying Logic Apps and use ARM to create and deploy Logic Apps. Lastly, you’ll learn how to use the built-in tools to monitor a Logic App and how to code data operations in a Logic App. This course is one of a collection of courses that prepares learners for the AZ-204: Developing Solutions for Microsoft Azure certification exam.
12 videos | 1h 13m has Assessment available Badge
Developing Solutions for Microsoft Azure: Implementing API Management
Managing API exposure, usage, and security can be consolidated into one tool on the Azure platform. In this course, you’ll learn how to use Azure API Management to expose and manage APIs and how to use APIM with Azure Kubernetes Services. You’ll then examine how to deploy an APIM instance and how to import an API. Next, you’ll explore how to publish a list of APIs and assign usage quotas, and how to protect your API. You’ll learn how to secure access to APIs and how to use Azure AD to authenticate client access. Lastly, you’ll learn how to use APIM policies to configure your APIs and how to use authentication policies to control API access. This course is one of a collection of courses that prepares learners for the AZ-204: Developing Solutions for Microsoft Azure certification exam.
12 videos | 1h has Assessment available Badge
Developing Solutions for Microsoft Azure: Developing Event-driven Solutions
Event-driven architectures are used for highly scalable, asynchronous, decoupled applications. In this course, you'll explore event and message handling services on Azure. You'll learn how to use Azure Event Grid to architect a cloud-based app. route a custom event to a web endpoint, and monitor changes to a VM. Next, you'll use Azure Notification Hubs to create pushed alerts and a notification hub on Azure. You'll then learn how to integrate Notification Hubs with Visual Studio App Center. Lastly, you'll identify the components used in Azure Event Hubs, how to create an event hub, and how to stream data into a collector and analyzer using Event Hubs. This course is one of a collection of courses that prepares learners for the AZ-204: Developing Solutions for Microsoft Azure certification exam.
12 videos | 1h 2m has Assessment available Badge
Developing Solutions for Microsoft Azure: Developing Message-based Solutions
Message-based architectures decouple services and applications, allowing them to run on different platforms at different speeds with resilient, highly-available patterns. In this course, you’ll explore how to use Azure when building message-based applications. You’ll examine how to broker messages and identify when to use either a Service Bus queue or a topic and subscription model. You’ll outline how to code messages to include payload, routing, and serialization information, and to validate message transferal and settlement. Next, you’ll describe message sequencing, scheduling, and expiration in Azure Service Bus and learn how to deploy a new Azure Service Bus. Lastly, you’ll learn how to use Azure Queue Storage to store message queues, build queue storage functions into a .NET app, and manage queues. This course is one of a collection of courses that prepares learners for the AZ-204: Developing Solutions for Microsoft Azure certification exam.
12 videos | 55m has Assessment available Badge
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Creating Virtual Machines & Workloads
There are a multitude of considerations when implementing virtual machines (VMs) in Azure 2017. Examine best practices for deploying workloads on an Azure VM, and how to create and configure VM images in Azure.
9 videos | 1h 12m has Assessment available Badge
Managing Azure Virtual Machines
There are different methods and tools available when it comes to configuring Azure Virtual Machines. Explore some of these methods, including how to configure and use PowerShell, Puppet, and Chef.
15 videos | 1h 47m has Assessment available Badge
Configuring Azure VM Networking
Azure virtual machines (VMs) can be configured to meet the needs of most networked environments. Examine the basic VM networking configurations, including IP addressing, User Defined Routes (UDRs), and Network Security Groups (NSG).
10 videos | 1h has Assessment available Badge
Azure VM Scaling & Storage
Automatic scaling is a cost-effective method of maintaining performance levels. Explore scaling virtual machines (VMs) to meet the demands of a growing environment as well as configuring and implementing VM storage.
11 videos | 1h 20m has Assessment available Badge
Azure VM Monitoring
Monitoring VM performance helps ensure an environment runs optimally, while availability helps avoid downtime. Explore the basics of VM monitoring and diagnostics, as well as availability sets used for redundancy.
17 videos | 1h 46m has Assessment available Badge
Azure Blob Storage
Azure Blob storage is a service that allows unstructured data to be stored in the Cloud as objects, or blobs. Discover how to create, manage, and secure blobs and files in Azure.
11 videos | 1h 3m has Assessment available Badge
Azure Storage Tables & Queues
Azure Table storage provides fast and cost-effective access to data for all kinds of applications. Dive deeper into storage tables and queues, including table partitions and scaling tables, partitions, and queues.
9 videos | 1h 16m has Assessment available Badge
Managing & Monitoring Azure Storage
Azure Storage is a durable, highly available, and scalable cloud storage solution. Examine Azure Storage in detail, and learn about storage access management.
13 videos | 1h 16m has Assessment available Badge
Azure SQL Database & Caching
Azure SQL Database is a cloud service, providing performance, scalability, and protection. Azure caching can help build highly scalable and responsive applications. Explore Azure SQL Database implementation and cache management.
15 videos | 1h 43m has Assessment available Badge
Cosmos DB and Azure Search
Cosmo DB, formerly DocumentDB, is a NoSQL document database-as-a-service feature that was created for mobile and web applications. Discover how to work with Cosmo DB, as well as use the Azure Search.
13 videos | 1h 34m has Assessment available Badge
Implementing Communication & Messaging Strategies
Azure can offer secure communication between on-premises networks and the Cloud, and a reliable cloud messaging service between applications and services. Examine how to implement communication and messaging strategies.
7 videos | 45m has Assessment available Badge
Azure Active Directory & Collaboration
Azure Active Directory is Microsoft's identity and access management cloud solution. Discover how to manage and optimize Azure Active Directory, including Azure Active Directory B2C and B2B.
19 videos | 1h 59m has Assessment available Badge
Designing Web Apps
Azure App Service can be used to develop and host web applications. Explore the basics of creating and managing Web Apps in Azure.
10 videos | 1h 40m has Assessment available Badge
Azure Functions & API Management
Azure Functions make it easy to run small pieces of code in the Cloud. Examine how to create and work with different Azure Functions, as well as manage and monitor APIs.
10 videos | 1h 16m has Assessment available Badge
Designing & Implementing Azure Apps
Azure API Management enables APIs to be quickly published to internal and external consumers. Discover how to create, manage, and secure API, logic, and mobile apps.
15 videos | 2h 22m has Assessment available Badge
Azure Service Fabric Apps
Service Fabric is used to build always-on, scalable, distributed applications in Azure. Explore the basics of Azure Service Fabric applications, and how to monitor, migrate, and scale apps.
12 videos | 1h 28m has Assessment available Badge
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Azure Developer: Azure Cloud Technology Solutions
Explore the advantages of appropriate design principles and Application Design from the perspective of Azure Data and Web API to create scalable solutions utilizing Azure Product Stacks.
16 videos | 1h 24m has Assessment available Badge
Azure Developer: Common Application Design & Connectivity Patterns
Discover how to identify the right design patterns to implement various architectural component that includes patterns to resolve common issues and build robust architecture.
16 videos | 1h 5m has Assessment available Badge
Azure Developer: Storage Solutions
Explore various storage solution that include essential storage solutions, and manage data including critical tasks like data transfer, data security and caching.
19 videos | 1h 12m has Assessment available Badge
Azure Developer: Storage Tables
Explore concepts and utilization of storage tables, applying various design patterns applicable on data , query and transaction management.
16 videos | 58m has Assessment available Badge
Azure Developer: Cosmos DB Storage Solutions
Explore the architecture and implementation patterns of Cosmos DB, including data modeling, query design, security, and monitoring.
16 videos | 1h 13m has Assessment available Badge
Azure Developer: File Storage Solutions
In this course you'll learn of the concept of Azure File, share resources and snapshots using the Azure File Share, manage server registration with Azure File Sync, develop Azure File Apps, manage and troubleshoot Azure Files.
10 videos | 38m has Assessment available Badge
Azure Developer: Relational Database Solutions
Examine how to implement a relational database system as DBaaS provided by Azure. Explore the significance of using OLTP and OLAP and challenges that may arise from their use.
14 videos | 1h 3m has Assessment available Badge
Azure Developer: Blob Storage Solutions
Explore the features and functionality of Azure Blog Storage. Examine the blob life cycle and manage blob storage using tools such as Azure Search and Storage Explorer.
13 videos | 54m has Assessment available Badge
Azure Developer: Caching & Content Delivery Solutions
Explore CDN architecture, using CDN to implement caching, and the role of Redis in cache management with CDN.
9 videos | 35m has Assessment available Badge
Azure Developer: PaaS Web Applications
Explore how to implement different types of Azure web applications, including Web API, Azure Service API, and Web Jobs.
14 videos | 1h 3m has Assessment available Badge
Azure Developer: Creating Mobile Apps
Explore how to implement various types of mobile applications including Android and iOS. Discover Azure add-ons that provide scalability and availability.
13 videos | 1h 3m has Assessment available Badge
Azure Developer: Working with Azure Logic Apps
Discover the needs and benefits of integration provided by Azure, including the use of Azure Logic Apps and serverless patterns.
10 videos | 48m has Assessment available Badge
Azure Developer: Working with Azure Service Fabric
Explore the features and benefits afforded with the implementation of Azure Service Fabric. Also explore the implementation of non-functional aspects of Azure Service Fabric like monitoring, logging, and cluster sizing.
14 videos | 1h 4m has Assessment available Badge
Azure Developer: Working With Azure Functions
Learn to implement various types of services including Service API, Logic App, and Functions . Learn to set up authentication using Azure AD, OAuth, and OpenID.
10 videos | 41m has Assessment available Badge
Azure Developer: Azure Batch & Scheduling Bulk Operations
Explore how to implement Azure Batch with a focus on building and running jobs.
10 videos | 48m has Assessment available Badge
Azure Developer: Kubernetes Service Solutions
Explore the architecture of Kubernetes, usage scenarios of Azure Container Service (ACS) and Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS), and learn to deploy ACS and AKS solutions to gain scalability and reliability.
11 videos | 46m has Assessment available Badge
Azure Developer: Media Services Solutions
Discover the use of Azure Media Services with APIs and explore the use of Live Video streaming.
7 videos | 28m has Assessment available Badge
Azure Developer: Implementing Authentication & Access Control
Evaluate and implement various security mechanisms provided by Microsoft Azure.
17 videos | 1h 5m has Assessment available Badge
Azure Developer: Implementing Secure Data Solutions
Explore the essential mechanisms of securing data in Azure along with the best practises of securing enterprise data in an Azure enviornment.
8 videos | 33m has Assessment available Badge
Azure Developer: Advanced Scalability Using Azure
Implement advanced scaling capabilities provided by Azure to enhance various Azure components that include Azure SQL, Blob storages, and learn to implement autoscaling and partitioning.
10 videos | 46m has Assessment available Badge
Azure Developer: Advanced Security & Integration Using Azure Services
Plan and design advanced security and integration solutions utilizing various security and integration services provided by Azure including CBAC, RBAC, Service Bus, and Event Grid. Monitor Web applications using Application Insights.
13 videos | 51m has Assessment available Badge
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BOOKS INCLUDED

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Microsoft Azure: Planning, Deploying, and Managing Your Data Center in the Cloud
Providing the technical and business insight needed to plan, deploy and manage the services provided by the Microsoft Azure cloud, this book will show you how to integrate the infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) and platform-as-a-service (PaaS) models with your existing business infrastructure.
Book Duration 4h 57m Book Authors By Marshall Copeland, et al.

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Windows Azure Hybrid Cloud
Explaining what Hybrid IT is and how it's applicable (and inevitable) in today's world of emerging cloud, this book is an essential resource for those responsible for strategizing, architecting, implementing or managing a cloud infrastructure.
Book Duration 4h 12m Book Authors By Adam Fazio, Danny Garber, Jamal Malik

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Zen of Cloud: Learning Cloud Computing by Examples on Microsoft Azure
Supplying comprehensive coverage of the Windows Azure cloud platform, this book provides a practical understanding and powerful tips that readers can immediately apply to their own work, making it ideal for cloud system developers, architects, and IT professionals.
Book Duration 6h 8m Book Authors By Haishi Bai

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Windows Azure Data Storage
Ideal for professionals looking to quickly utilize one of the data storage mechanisms in Azure, this authoritative book gives you all the tools you need to provide storage that is accessible both from Windows Azure applications and any application connected to the Internet.
Book Duration 3h 8m Book Authors By Bruce Johnson

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Practical Azure Application Development: A Step-by-Step Approach to Build Feature-Rich Cloud-Ready Solutions
Providing a step-by-step solution-building approach that gives a holistic understanding of Azure platform, this hands-on book provides essential information on enterprise application development on Azure using a sample application.
Book Duration 1h 51m Book Authors By Thurupathan Vijayakumar

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Processing Big Data with Azure HDInsight: Building Real-World Big Data Systems on Azure HDInsight Using the Hadoop Ecosystem
As most Hadoop and Big Data projects are written in either Java, Scala, or Python, this book minimizes the effort to learn another language and is written from the perspective of a .NET developer.
Book Duration 3h 4m Book Authors By Vinit Yadav

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IoT Solutions in Microsoft's Azure IoT Suite: Data Acquisition and Analysis in the Real World
Walking you through a complete, end-to-end journey of how to collect and store data from Internet-connected devices, this practical resource will teach you how to analyze the data and to apply your results to solving real-world problems.
Book Duration 4h 10m Book Authors By Scott Klein

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Web Applications on Azure: Developing for Global Scale
With a thorough exploration of best practices for deployment at scale, this book teaches you to build web applications in .NET on the Azure platform-as-a-service that are designed to handle thousands of concurrent users.
Book Duration 5h 36m Book Authors By Rob Reagan
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Hardening Azure Applications: Techniques and Principles for Building Large-Scale, Mission-Critical Applications
Including case studies of major cloud service failures, this step-by-step guide will teach you the tips, tricks and secrets of hardened Azure application development from authors who have personally developed and deployed massively scalable systems.
Book Duration 2h 44m Book Authors By Suraj Gaurav, Suren Machiraju