Microsoft Certified Azure Fundamentals: AZ-900: Microsoft Azure Fundamentals (2020 update)

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Explore cloud concepts, core Azure Services, Azure pricing and support, and the fundamentals of cloud security, privacy, compliance, and trust as you prepare for Exam AZ-900: Microsoft Azure Fundamentals.

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Microsoft Azure Fundamentals: Cloud Computing
Cloud computing provides alternative IT solutions compared to traditional on-premises IT solutions. On-premises capital expenditures become monthly operating expenditures with the use of Microsoft Azure. You'll begin with exploring the role that virtualization plays in the cloud. You'll learn about the characteristics that define cloud computing along with cloud deployment models. Next, you'll discover cloud service models such as IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS as well related Azure service offerings. Lastly, you'll explore factors influencing the migration of on-premises IT solutions to the Microsoft Azure cloud. This course is one of a collection of courses that prepares learners for the AZ-900 Microsoft Azure Fundamentals certification.
15 videos | 1h 32m has Assessment available Badge
Microsoft Azure Fundamentals: Managing Azure Services
The effective management of Microsoft Azure services requires knowledge of how Azure services are offered throughout the world as well as how to use management tools. You'll begin by exploring the relationship between Azure regions and availability zones and how this can be leveraged to provide service high availability. Next, you'll examine Azure management tools such as the portal, mobile app, CLI and PowerShell. Lastly, you'll explore the purpose of resource groups followed by creating resource groups to organize related Azure resources. This course is one of a collection of courses that prepares learners for the AZ-900 Microsoft Azure Fundamentals certification.
16 videos | 1h 40m has Assessment available Badge
Microsoft Azure Fundamentals: Subscriptions & ARM Templates
Before deploying Azure cloud solutions, an Azure subscription is required. Billing occurs at the subscription level. In this course, you'll learn the basics of Azure subscriptions, including how to manage them and the relationships subscriptions have to Azure AD tenants. Next, you'll explore how cloud resource management can be achieved using ARM templates. You'll then learn how to work with templates using GUI and command line tools. Lastly, you will explore the Azure Marketplace for packaged cloud solutions. This course is one of a collection of courses that prepares learners for the AZ-900 Microsoft Azure Fundamentals certification.
9 videos | 50m has Assessment available Badge
Microsoft Azure Fundamentals: Networking
Azure services require cloud network configurations to function correctly. In this course, you'll begin by learning about Azure VNets, subnets, and IP addressing, as well as how to manage network components using GUI and command line tools. Next, you'll examine when Azure VNet peering should be used and how to peer two VNets together. You'll then learn how to configure a VPN connection into the Azure cloud and determine when to use a content delivery network to cache content globally. Lastly, you'll explore how to provision a private dedicated network link to Azure through ExpressRoute. This course is one of a collection of courses that prepares learners for the AZ-900 Microsoft Azure Fundamentals certification.
17 videos | 1h 44m has Assessment available Badge
Microsoft Azure Fundamentals: Azure Storage
Microsoft Azure cloud storage is highly scalable and underlies many Azure services. You'll begin by learning about managed disks used by Azure virtual machines. Next, you'll explore how Azure storage accounts can store different types of items including blobs. You will then learn how to manage storage account blobs using GUI and command line tools. Next, you will learn how to configure an Azure File shared folder and use the GUI storage explorer tool to connect to and manage a storage account. This course is one of a collection of courses that prepares learners for the AZ-900 Microsoft Azure Fundamentals certification.
15 videos | 1h 34m has Assessment available Badge
Microsoft Azure Fundamentals: Databases & Data Analytics
Databases can be migrated or deployed into Azure as a managed service. Data analytic solutions are provisioned more quickly and easily than they would be on-premises. In this course, you'll learn how to deploy various managed SQL solutions, such as Microsoft SQL Server, MySQL, and PostgreSQL. You'll explore how to deploy SQL Managed Instance. Next, you'll examine how on-premises database solutions can be migrated to Azure, followed by how to deploy NoSQL solutions such as Cosmos DB. Lastly, you'll examine when data analytic solutions such as Synapse, HDInsight, Databricks and Cognitive Services should be used. This course is one of a collection of courses that prepares learners for the AZ-900 Microsoft Azure Fundamentals certification.
11 videos | 1h 3m has Assessment available Badge
Microsoft Azure Fundamentals: Virtual Machines & Security Groups
Virtual machines are the underlying work engine supporting many Azure services. In this course, you'll explore how to deploy and manage virtual machines, load balancers, and network security groups. You'll begin by learning how to deploy Windows and Linux virtual machines using GUI and command line tools. Next, you'll examine how to use virtual machine scale sets with a load balancer to increase application high availability and performance. You'll then learn when Azure dedicated hosts should be used. Lastly, you'll learn how to control network traffic with network security groups through GUI and command line tools. This course is one of a collection of courses that prepares learners for the AZ-900 Microsoft Azure Fundamentals certification.
15 videos | 1h 36m has Assessment available Badge
Microsoft Azure Fundamentals: Azure AD & Windows Virtual Desktop
Identity and access management provides controlled and limited access to resources after successful authentication. In this course, you'll learn how to create a new Azure AD tenant using the portal. You'll explore how to deploy and manage Azure Active Directory tenants, as well as how to create users, groups, and applications. Next, you'll examine how to configure multi-factor authentication and single sign-on for Azure AD users. Finally, you'll learn how to configure Windows Virtual Desktop to allow remote user access to Windows client operating systems running in the Azure cloud. This course is one of a collection of courses that prepares learners for the AZ-900 Microsoft Azure Fundamentals certification.
12 videos | 1h 6m has Assessment available Badge
Microsoft Azure Fundamentals: Resource Governance
Azure governance begins with applying policies and RBAC roles to control resource access and check resource compliance with security standards. In this course, you'll begin by learning how to create an Azure management group to organize Azure subscriptions. Next, you'll learn how to work with Azure policy assignments to control resource access and check resource compliance. You'll then explore how to create an Azure environment using Azure Blueprints, as well as how to control Azure resource management through RBAC. Lastly, you'll learn how to tag resources and enable resource locking. This course is one of a collection of courses that prepares learners for the AZ-900 Microsoft Azure Fundamentals certification.
15 videos | 1h 26m has Assessment available Badge
Microsoft Azure Fundamentals: App Services
Azure App Services are Azure-hosted web applications. Increased high availability and performance of apps can be achieved with the Azure Application Gateway. In this course, you'll begin by learning how to deploy an Azure App Service using the portal. Next, you'll learn how to configure an app custom DNS domain and HTTPS binding to increase network security. You'll then explore how to use deployment slots for production and testing versions of web applications. Lastly, you'll learn how to configure the Azure Application Gateway to load balance a web application. This course is one of a collection of courses that prepares learners for the AZ-900 Microsoft Azure Fundamentals certification.
9 videos | 47m has Assessment available Badge
Microsoft Azure Fundamentals: Software Development
Azure offers many software development platform tools in the cloud. You'll begin by learning how to create an Azure App Function followed by recognizing the integration of GitHub with Azure. Next, you'll learn how to deploy a sample test environment using Azure DevTest Labs, then you will create an Azure Logic App. You will then learn how IoT and Azure Sphere provide IoT functionality in the cloud. You'll also learn how to work with Azure containerized application services. Finally, you'll learn how to deploy an Azure container registry and instance. This course is one of a collection of courses that prepares learners for the AZ-900 Microsoft Azure Fundamentals certification.
11 videos | 1h 1m has Assessment available Badge
Microsoft Azure Fundamentals: Security & Compliance
Microsoft Azure provides resources and solutions to enhance IT service security and compliance with regulations. You'll begin by discovering what constitutes personally identifiable information and how this is related to various security standards and regulations. Next, you'll examine various Azure security tools followed by reviewing various Azure service level agreements. You will then learn how to deploy Azure Firewall as well as Azure Key Vault. Lastly, you will explore Azure DDoS mitigation and Azure Sentinel threat detection. This course is one of a collection of courses that prepares learners for the AZ-900 Microsoft Azure Fundamentals certification.
12 videos | 1h 5m has Assessment available Badge
Microsoft Azure Fundamentals: Monitoring & Cost Management
Monitoring Azure service usage can enhance security as well as improved performance of deployed services. You'll begin by reviewing individual resource log activity followed by monitoring Azure service health. Next, you'll explore Log Analytics Workspaces and alert notification. You will then how to configure Azure Dashboards for quick access to cloud service status and recognize Azure service previews and general availability. Next, you will learn how to review and filter Azure cloud computing charges related to an Azure subscription. Next, you'll learn how to use the pricing calculator to estimate cloud charges based on selected services. You will then learn how to use the TCO calculator to determine the trust cost of cloud computing over time followed by configuring alert thresholds related to cost. Lastly, you'll explore a variety of cost saving measures including reserved instances. This course is one of a collection of courses that prepares learners for the AZ-900 Microsoft Azure Fundamentals certification.
11 videos | 54m has Assessment available Badge
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Microsoft Azure Fundamentals: Azure Cloud Computing
The popularity of cloud computing has exploded in recent years. Organizations can streamline IT service efficiency with the use of cloud services in Microsoft Azure. In this course, explore five standard cloud computing characteristics: on-demand self-service, broad network access, resource pooling, rapid elastic, and measured service. Discover cloud deployment models like public, hybrid, and community, and look at cloud service models including Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS), and Software as a Service (SaaS). Examine core Azure items, such as data centers, regions, and availability zones. Finally, focus on using Azure Arc to manage on-premises and multi-cloud environments. This course can be used to prepare for exam AZ-900, Microsoft Azure Fundamentals.
11 videos | 1h 1m has Assessment available Badge
Microsoft Azure Fundamentals: Management Tools
Familiarity with tools, including when and how to use them is crucial in the success and ongoing management of a cloud computing ecosystem. In this course, navigate the Azure portal, a web-based GUI for deploying and managing Azure resources. Next, explore CLI syntax, and download and use the CLI on an on-premises computer. Learn about Azure PowerShell cmdlets, and download and install the Azure Az PowerShell module on an on-premises computer. Finally, explore how Azure Resource Manager (ARM) templates can be used to automate the deployment and configuration of Azure resources. This course can be used to prepare for exam AZ-900, Microsoft Azure Fundamentals.
13 videos | 1h 18m has Assessment available Badge
Microsoft Azure Fundamentals: Managing the Hierarchy
The Microsoft Azure hierarchy consists of management groups, subscriptions, resource groups, and ultimately resources. Cloud technicians must have the skills to manage Azure hierarchy constituents. In this course, discover how Azure subscriptions can be organized under management groups to facilitate the application of Azure role-based access control and Azure Policy. Then, use the portal, CLI and PowerShell to work with Azure subscriptions. Next, create resource groups and Azure resource locks using the portal, the CLI, and PowerShell. Finally, move resources between resource groups. This course can be used to prepare for exam AZ-900, Microsoft Azure Fundamentals.
14 videos | 1h 15m has Assessment available Badge
Microsoft Azure Fundamentals: Managing Storage
The primary storage entity in Microsoft Azure is the storage account. Storage accounts have the potential to store files (blobs), queue messages, shared folders, and basic key-value tables. Explore how and when storage accounts can be used. Then, create a storage account and upload blobs using the portal, PowerShell and the CLI. Next, use the Storage Explorer and AzCopy tools to manage blobs. Manage blob soft deletion to protect blobs from accidental overwrites or deletes. Work with storage tiers and manage storage account network access. Finally, manage storage account access through access keys and shared access signatures. This course can be used to prepare for exam AZ-900, Microsoft Azure Fundamentals.
18 videos | 1h 49m has Assessment available Badge
Microsoft Azure Fundamentals: Azure Files
Shared folders have long been used in LAN environments to provide centralized file storage and access. The equivalent functionality in Microsoft Azure is referred to as Azure Files. In this course, you will begin by reviewing how Azure Files works in the Azure cloud. Next, you will manage Azure Files shared folders using the portal, the CLI, and PowerShell. Then, map a drive letter to a shared folder from Windows, and map a mount point to a shared folder from Linux. Lastly, configure Azure File Sync to cache cloud files on a local on-premises device. This course can be used to prepare for exam AZ-900, Microsoft Azure Fundamentals.
10 videos | 56m has Assessment available Badge
Microsoft Azure Fundamentals: Network Infrastructure
The network infrastructure in the Azure cloud must be planned in much the same way on-premises networks are planned - the number of networks and subnets, DNS name resolution, IP address ranges, and network routing. Begin this course by reviewing a variety of Azure networking solutions and determining when they should be used. Then, create a cloud-hosted DNS zone using the Azure portal, the CLI and PowerShell. Discover how to configure custom DNS settings for Azure VNet. Next, use the Azure portal, the CLI, and PowerShell to create VNets and subnets. Finally, configure route table resources to control network traffic flow using the Azure portal, the CLI, and PowerShell. This course can be used to prepare for exam AZ-900, Microsoft Azure Fundamentals.
18 videos | 1h 46m has Assessment available Badge
Microsoft Azure Fundamentals: VNet Peering & VPNs
Resources deployed into different virtual networks (VNets) can potentially communicate using only private IPs if VNet peering is enabled. VPNs add network security by creating an encrypted tunnel over the Internet linking individual user devices or entire on-premises networks to the Azure cloud. Begin this course by exploring when VNets should be peered together and identifying the benefits of doing so. Next, configure VNet peering using the Azure portal, the CLI, and PowerShell. Then, review how VPNs work and use PowerShell to generate a certificate for VPN authentication. Configure a site-to-site and a point-to-site VPN. Lastly, identify when ExpressRoute dedicated network circuits should be provisioned. This course can be used to prepare for exam AZ-900, Microsoft Azure Fundamentals.
11 videos | 1h 3m has Assessment available Badge
Microsoft Azure Fundamentals: Virtual Machines
Most Azure services use a virtual machine, whether it is managed automatically by Azure or manually provisioned by you. In this course, you will first explore Azure Virtual Machine deployment options and settings. Next, you will deploy virtual machines using the Azure portal, the CLI, and PowerShell. Then, redeploy a virtual machine to correct inconsistent network behavior, followed by resizing or adjusting the underlying virtual machine virtual hardware settings. Next, configure Secure Shell (SSH) public key authentication for a Linux virtual machine, attach a disk to a virtual machine, add a virtual machine extension, and capture a custom virtual machine image. Lastly, you will deploy Azure Virtual Desktop (AVD) and implement Microsoft Defender for Cloud. This course can be used to prepare for exam AZ-900, Microsoft Azure Fundamentals.
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Microsoft Azure Fundamentals: Container Solutions
Application containers provide a logical boundary for application files and settings and provide portability and faster startup time than virtual machines. In this course, you will discover how containerized applications work, including which items exist in a container along with how containers are treated within a hosting operating system. Next, you will download, install, and manage Docker on both Linux and Windows hosts. You will then create a custom docker container image from the instructions in a dockerfile, as well as an Azure container registry to store container images. Lastly, you will deploy managed cloud containers, or Azure Container Instances, in the Azure cloud. This course can be used to prepare for exam AZ-900, Microsoft Azure Fundamentals.
8 videos | 42m has Assessment available Badge
Microsoft Azure Fundamentals: App Services
Azure App Services provide cloud-hosted web applications as a managed service. This means cloud technicians are not burdened with deploying the underlying infrastructure to support a web app. In this course, you will begin by deploying a web app into the Azure cloud using both the Azure portal and Microsoft Visual Studio Community Edition. Then, manage deployment slots so that web app changes can be implemented and tested in a staging slot resulting in zero downtime for the production version of the web app. Next, you'll configure a custom DNS domain name for the web app and create a key vault and PKI certificate for enabling an HTTPS web app binding. Finally, you will manage web app configuration settings and enable a content delivery network. This course can be used to prepare for exam AZ-900, Microsoft Azure Fundamentals.
10 videos | 52m has Assessment available Badge
Microsoft Azure Fundamentals: Azure RBAC & Azure Policy
Role-based access control (RBAC) assigns cloud resource permissions for security principals such as Azure AD users and groups to the Azure hierarchy. Azure Policy can be used for fine-grained control of Azure resource deployments and configurations, as well as to check Azure resources for compliance with specific settings or security standards. In this course, explore RBAC controls access to Azure resources at the management groups, subscription, resource group, and individual resource levels. Next, manage RBAC using the Azure portal, the CLI, and PowerShell. Then, create a custom RBAC role and manage Azure AD roles. Finally, you will assign Azure policies and policy initiatives to the Azure hierarchy using the portal, the CLI, and PowerShell. This course can be used to prepare for exam AZ-900, Microsoft Azure Fundamentals.
15 videos | 1h 27m has Assessment available Badge
Microsoft Azure Fundamentals: Managing Azure Costs
Most cloud computing charges are based on metered usage, so developing a strategy to minimize monthly cloud computing charges is paramount. In this course, explore a variety of ways in which cloud computing costs can be reduced, such as by using reserved instances or virtual machine auto-shutdown. Next, you will configure virtual machine reserved instances and analyze monthly cloud computing charges in the portal. Then, add key and value pairs, or tags, to Azure resources using the Azure portal, the CLI, and PowerShell. Finally, you will create an Azure cost budget using the Azure pricing calculator and the Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) calculator. This course can be used to prepare for exam AZ-900, Microsoft Azure Fundamentals.
11 videos | 59m available Badge
Microsoft Azure Fundamentals: Managing Azure AD
Azure Active Directory (AD) is a cloud-based identity provider that provides some, but not all, types of services available with an on-premises Microsoft Active Directory deployment. In this course, you will differentiate Azure AD from Azure Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS). Then you will explore Azure AD using the Azure portal, the CLI, and PowerShell. Next, you will create a new Azure AD tenant and configure administrative units to limit the scope of user and group management. Configure a custom DNS domain name for the new Azure AD tenant and manage Azure AD applications, users, guest users, and groups using the Azure portal. Use the CLI and PowerShell to manage Azure AD users and groups and use a bulk import user file to create users. Finally, manage Azure AD dynamic groups. This course can be used to prepare for exam AZ-900, Microsoft Azure Fundamentals.
16 videos | 1h 31m has Assessment available Badge
Microsoft Azure Fundamentals: Managing Azure Authentication
Authentication proves the identity of a connecting user, device, or software application to an identity provider, which then allows authorization to access certain resources. In this course, you will focus on Azure authentication methods, including how to enable passwordless login using additional login factors. Next, explore Azure Single Sign-on (SSO) and identity federation using trusted centralized identity providers. Then, manage Azure Active Directory (AD) service principals and managed identities and enable user Multifactor Authentication (MFA). Finally, you will enable Azure AD conditional access policies and enable user self-service password reset (SSPR). This course can be used to prepare for exam AZ-900, Microsoft Azure Fundamentals.
13 videos | 1h 14m has Assessment available Badge
Microsoft Azure Fundamentals: Service Resilience
High availability (HA) ensures that IT services and data are available when needed. Methods such as data backups, replication and duplicate configurations can assure HA. In this course you will explore how high availability can be achieved for Azure services and determine when those services should be used. Next, you will enable cloud-based backup, virtual machine replication, and web application backups. Then, configure application load balancing to improve app performance and resiliency to failure. Finally, you will configure a virtual machine scale set, enable blob versioning, and enable storage account replication. This course can be used to prepare for exam AZ-900, Microsoft Azure Fundamentals.
11 videos | 1h 2m has Assessment available Badge
Microsoft Azure Fundamentals: Software Development Services
Microsoft Azure provides software developers with an array of service offerings to facilitate building and running custom code without configuring the underlying infrastructure. In this course, you will discover DevOps and explore how it relates to the Microsoft Azure cloud. Next, you will create message queues, as well as function and logic apps, where logic apps trigger workflows and function apps trigger code to execute. Finally, you will configure an Azure Blueprint to ensure an Azure environment that meets configuration requirements, such as for Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard is easily created from the blueprint. This course can be used to prepare for exam AZ-900, Microsoft Azure Fundamentals.
8 videos | 43m has Assessment available Badge
Microsoft Azure Fundamentals: Monitoring Azure Services
Monitoring is a crucial ongoing task that ensures optimal cloud service performance, security anomaly detection, and compliance with specific laws and regulations. In this course, you will explore a variety of monitoring tools available in the Microsoft Azure cloud. You will work with a Log Analytics workspace and use the Service Health tool to identify Azure outages. Then, use Azure Monitor as a centralized cloud service monitoring tool and configure alerts and notifications related to Azure Monitor data sources. Next, enable web application insights for detailed web app monitoring and manage Azure logs. Finally, you will monitor Azure service performance metrics and view Azure Advisor recommendations. This course can be used to prepare for exam AZ-900, Microsoft Azure Fundamentals.
10 videos | 51m has Assessment available Badge
Microsoft Azure Fundamentals: Network Security
Restricting traffic into and out of subnets and virtual machines is one aspect of a defense-in-depth security strategy, similar to perimeter and host firewalls configured in an on-premises network. In this course, focus on Network Security Groups (NSGs) and learn how to create NSGs using the Azure portal, the CLI, and PowerShell. Next, you will explore how Azure Firewall provides additional network security options beyond NSGs. Then, manage Azure Firewall application, network, and NAT rules to control network traffic flow. This course can be used to prepare for exam AZ-900, Microsoft Azure Fundamentals.
10 videos | 51m has Assessment available Badge
Microsoft Azure Fundamentals: Migrating to Azure
IT technicians can discover and assess on-premises IT services to determine suitability for migration to the Azure cloud. This can be done with tools freely available through Microsoft Azure. Begin this course by examining various Azure migration options and when they should be used. Next, discover the Azure import/export service, which is used for large-scale data import and export into and out of the Azure cloud. Then, install the Azure import/export tool and prepare a local disk to accommodate an Azure import job. Finally, create an Azure import journal file, an Azure import job, and an Azure export job. This course can be used to prepare for exam AZ-900, Microsoft Azure Fundamentals.
9 videos | 45m has Assessment available Badge
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Microsoft Certified Azure Fundamentals Study Guide: Exam AZ-900
is your complete resource for preparing for the AZ-900 exam. Microsoft Azure is a major component of Microsoft's cloud computing model, enabling organizations to host their applications and related services in Microsoft's data centers, eliminating the need for those organizations to purchase and manage their own computer hardware.
book Duration 4h 39m book Authors By Jim Boyce