Microsoft Certified: Azure Solutions Architect Expert: AZ-304: Microsoft Azure Architect Design

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Explore the skills required to become an Azure Solutions Architect, such as networks, storage, compute, and security while you prepare for the AZ-303: Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies, and the AZ-304: Microsoft Azure Architect Design certification exams.

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Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions: Active Directory

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Microsoft Azure Architect Design: VNet Design & Implementation

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Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies: Management Tools

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Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions: Active Directory
As an Azure solutions architect, you will face a variety of problems requiring extensive experience and knowledge of the breadth of IT operations to design effective and appropriate infrastructure solutions. Discover how to deploy and manage Azure Active Directory to support cloud authentication and authorization. Explore how to create and manage Azure AD users and groups using GUI and command line tools. Finally, join devices to Azure AD and configure custom DNS names, app permissions, and assign product licenses to Azure AD users. This course can be used to prepare for exam AZ-305: Designing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions.
14 videos | 1h 25m has Assessment available Badge
Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions: Authentication
Azure AD authentication and authorization security settings are required to verify user identities. Security identity objects such as Azure service principals and managed identities are two options provided to authenticate users and grant access to Azure AD resources. Begin by exploring how authentication and authorization differ and when identity federation should be used. Discover how to provide permissions to software through service principles and managed identities. Finally, explore how to utilize Azure AD access reviews and enable various Azure AD security features such as multi-factor authentication (MFA), conditional access, password reset, and group management. This course can be used to prepare for Exam AZ-305: Designing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions.
14 videos | 1h has Assessment available Badge
Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions: Cloud Storage
Azure Storage is a scalable, durable, secure, and highly available cloud storage solution for contemporary enterprise cloud storage needs. Begin by examining the Azure Storage Explorer tool and learn how to limit storage account network access, add disks to virtual machines (VMs), and manage lifecycle properties for blobs. Discover how to manage storage account keys and shared access signatures and how to use role-based access control (RBAC) for storage management delegation. Finally, explore how to manage data archiving in a storage account. This course can be used to prepare for exam AZ-305: Designing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions.
15 videos | 1h 31m has Assessment available Badge
Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions: Blob Management
Azure Blob storage helps your organization store and access considerable amounts of unstructured data, ultimately allowing for the creation of analytics-driven data lakes, as well as cloud-driven and native apps. Use this course to explore how to upload blobs to a storage account using the portal, CLI, and PowerShell. Then, manage blobs using the Storage Explorer tool. Finally, discover how to manage blob storage account settings such as soft deletion and legal holds. This course can be used to prepare for Exam AZ-305: Designing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions.
8 videos | 46m has Assessment available Badge
Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions: Data Solutions
Designing data storage solutions is a primary focus for Azure solutions architects. This course will help you confidently analyze your organization's data storage needs and select the appropriate solutions. Begin by exploring NoSQL and SQL Azure database services and deploying a SQL database. Next, discover how to manage settings related to cloud SQL deployments and how to use Microsoft Visual Studio on-premises to connect to cloud SQL instances. Learn how to resize a database and configure database high availability. Finally, discover data analysis services such as Azure Synapse Analytics and Azure HDInsight. This course can be used to prepare for Exam AZ-305: Designing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions.
12 videos | 1h 3m has Assessment available Badge
Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions: Files Share
Azure Files provides fully managed shared folder access via the cloud, allowing your organization to augment or replace on-premises servers, seamlessly move apps to the cloud, and even simplify future cloud development. This course explores how to manage that share access using GUI and CLI tools. Explore how to manage file shares using the Azure portal, CLI, and PowerShell. Discover how to map a Windows drive letter to Azure shared folders, and then how to use a Linux mount points to connect to an Azure file share. This course can be used to prepare for Exam AZ-305: Designing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions.
8 videos | 40m has Assessment available Badge
Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions: Protecting Data at Rest
Data confidentiality is provided by the use of encryption using cryptographic keys. Cloud apps and services are secured by cryptographic keys and other secrets which are managed by Azure Key Vault. In this course, you'll begin by exploring how encryption provides data confidentiality using a variety of techniques. Learn how to use a custom encryption key to protect the contents of a storage account. Finally, discover how to manage SQL database TDE and how to create and manage a key vault using GUI and command line tools. This course can be used to prepare for Exam AZ-305: Designing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions.
9 videos | 47m has Assessment available Badge
Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions: Virtual Networks
An understanding of Azure networking fundamentals is an important aspect of designing infrastructure solutions. Azure virtual networks (VNets) provide a range of functions including DNS, routing, DHCP, and of course VM connectivity and access control. In this course, you will discover how Azure network service offerings can support Azure services without having to set up a physical network infrastructure. Explore Azure DHCP and DNS settings, as well as how to create and manage Azure VNets and subnets using GUI and command line tools. This course can be used to prepare for Exam AZ-305: Designing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions.
11 videos | 1h 1m has Assessment available Badge
Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions: VNet Peering & VPNs
Virtual network peering enables you to connect different virtual networks and allows resources of the different virtual networks to communicate. Use this course to learn how to interconnect VNets within Azure and on-premise networks to the Azure cloud. Begin by exploring how VNet peering links networks together over a global backbone and allows communication using private IP addresses. Next, discover how to enable peering using GUI and command line tools. Review how VPNs provide a secure method for connecting to remote networks and configure a site-to-site and point-to-site VPN. Finally, discover how ExpressRoute offers an alternative network connection to the Azure cloud. This course can be used to prepare for Exam AZ-305: Designing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions.
11 videos | 1h 4m has Assessment available Badge
Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions: Managing Azure VMs
Virtual machines are the workhorse of most cloud computing services. Explore how Azure virtual machines are deployed and managed in the Azure cloud. You'll begin by discovering how to deploy Windows and Linux VMs using GUI and command line tools. Next, explore VM resizing options to accommodate IT workloads running in VMs. Finally, you'll enable SSH public key authentication for Linux hosts and enable Azure Bastion for secure VM management over the Internet. This course can be used to prepare for Exam AZ-305: Designing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions.
10 videos | 53m has Assessment available Badge
Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions: Network Security
One way to reduce network and service attacks is to begin with controlling the flow of network traffic through firewalls. In this course, you will explore various types of firewall solutions and when they should be used. Next, you will discover how to control inbound and outbound network traffic using network security groups (NSGs) through GUI and command line configurations. Finally, learn how the Azure Firewall application network and NAT rules can help control network traffic flow. This course can be used to prepare for Exam AZ-305: Designing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions.
11 videos | 1h has Assessment available Badge
Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions: Managing Azure Web Apps
Web applications can be created with or without a user front-end. Hosting web apps in Azure allows developers to focus on the app functionality without having to manage the underlying infrastructure. In this course, you will explore how to deploy and manage an Azure-hosted web application in the Azure cloud through the portal as well as using Microsoft Visual Studio. Next, you will learn how deployment slots can maximize web app uptime even while making web app changes and testing them. You will configure custom DNS domain names, enable HTTPS binding, and manage web app settings. Finally, discover how APIs are used in Azure and how CDNs replicate select content to reduce network latency. This course can be used to prepare for Exam AZ-305: Designing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions.
11 videos | 1h 1m has Assessment available Badge
Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions: Application Containers
Many modern applications are run in application containers to allow for modular and portable software solutions. In this course, you will discover how containerized applications differ from traditional applications. First, you will explore how Docker hosts are configured on the Linux and Windows platforms along with how to build and manage Docker container images. Next, you will deploy cloud container solutions such as a container registry and Azure Container Instances. Finally, you will discover when to use Azure Kubernetes container clusters. This course can be used to prepare for Exam AZ-305: Designing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions.
9 videos | 51m has Assessment available Badge
Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions: Developer Solutions
Microsoft Azure provides services to facilitate the creation, hosting, and execution of cloud environments and software development solutions. Explore how various Azure services provide relevant functionality for software developers. Discover how to work with cloud-based message queues, function apps, logic apps. Finally, create compliant Azure environments using Azure Blueprints. This course can be used to prepare for Exam AZ-305: Designing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions.
9 videos | 51m has Assessment available Badge
Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions: ARM Templates
Azure Resource Manager templates provide an infrastructure as code method of deploying and managing cloud resources in an automated fashion. In this course, begin by looking at how Azure Resource Manager (ARM) templates can be used to automate the creation and management of Azure resources. Create and deploy templates using the portal, CLI, PowerShell, and Microsoft Visual Studio. This course can be used to prepare for Exam AZ-305: Designing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions.
7 videos | 34m has Assessment available Badge
Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions: Policy & Monitoring
Cloud governance requires control of cloud resource configuration and the ability to centrally monitor cloud services. Learn how Azure Policy can be used to check for and enforce Azure resource configuration compliance. Discover how to assign built-in and custom policies to various Azure hierarchy scopes and view compliance results. Explore various Azure monitoring solutions and view Azure logs. Finally, discover how to monitor Azure service performance metrics, configure alerts and notifications, and view Azure Security Center recommendations. This course can be used to prepare for Exam AZ-305: Designing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions.
14 videos | 1h 17m has Assessment available Badge
Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions: Business Continuity
Proactive planning for inevitable IT disruptions can reduce downtime for IT services. This is a vital step to ensure that any business continues to run smoothly should disruptions occur. Explore how cloud IT solutions can help ensure continuity of business processes in the event of disruptions. Learn how to configure container, storage account, and virtual machine high availability. Finally, discover how to configure cloud backups and enable blob versioning and web application load balancing. This course can be used to prepare for Exam AZ-305: Designing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions.
12 videos | 1h 4m has Assessment available Badge
Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions: Migrating to Azure
Organizations can protect investments in on-premises IT systems by migrating suitable candidates into the Microsoft Azure cloud. Understanding the tools and strategies available is the first step to successfully completing this type of migration. Learn how to use the Azure import and export service including the Azure Import/Export tool to work with jobs. Explore how Azure Data Box can be used to facilitate the movement of large amounts of data into or out of the Azure cloud. This course can be used to prepare for Exam AZ-305: Designing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions.
9 videos | 44m has Assessment available Badge
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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 12m 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 17m 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 17m 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 | 41m 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 | 58m 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 | 30m 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 | 43m 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 27m 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 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.
18 videos | 55m has Assessment available Badge
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 10m 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 9m 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 | 52m 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 2m 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 | 44m 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 | 36m 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 | 48m 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 | 33m 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 | 30m has Assessment available Badge
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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 | 29m 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 | 51m 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.
18 videos | 59m has Assessment available Badge
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 10m 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 | 22m 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 | 46m 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.
14 videos | 56m has Assessment available Badge
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.
19 videos | 1h 27m has Assessment available Badge
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.
21 videos | 1h 23m has Assessment available Badge
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.
10 videos | 45m has Assessment available Badge
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 | 55m 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.
18 videos | 1h 15m has Assessment available Badge
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.
11 videos | 55m has Assessment available Badge
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.
15 videos | 57m has Assessment available Badge
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.
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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 | 45m 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.
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Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies and Design Complete Study Guide: Exams AZ-303 and AZ-304
Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies and Design Complete Study Guide Exams AZ-303 and AZ-304 covers the two critical Microsoft Azure exams that intermediate and advanced Microsoft IT professionals will need to show proficiency as their organizations move to the Azure cloud.
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Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies Study Companion: Hands-on Preparation and Practice for Exam AZ-300 and AZ-303
Use this invaluable study companion and hands-on guide to help you prepare for the AZ-300 and AZ-303 certification exam and get well on your way to becoming an Azure Solutions Architect.
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Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies and Design Complete Study Guide: Exams AZ-303 and AZ-304
Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies and Design Complete Study Guide Exams AZ-303 and AZ-304 covers the two critical Microsoft Azure exams that intermediate and advanced Microsoft IT professionals will need to show proficiency as their organizations move to the Azure cloud.
book Duration 13h 22m book Authors By Benjamin Perkins, William Panek

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