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Microsoft Azure Technologies for AWS Architects [AZ-030]

AZ-030

Duration: 4 Days

Description

This course teaches Solutions Architects who have previously designed for Amazon Web Services how to translate business requirements into secure, scalable, and reliable solutions for Azure. Lessons include virtualization, automation, networking, storage, identity, security, data platform, and application infrastructure. This course outlines how decisions in each theses area affects an overall solution. Course Fee: $1999...Read more

Objectives

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Secure identities with Azure Active Directory and users and groups.
  • Implement identity solutions spanning on-premises and cloud-based capabilities
  • Apply monitoring solutions for collecting, combining, and analyzing data from different sources.
  • Manage subscriptions, accounts, Azure policies, and Role-Based Access Control.
  • Administer Azure using the Resource Manager, Azure portal, Cloud Shell, and CLI.
  • Configure intersite connectivity solutions like VNet Peering, and virtual network gateways.
  • Administer Azure App Service, Azure Container Instances, and Kubernetes.

Who Should Attend

  • AWS Cloud Architects with expertise in designing and implementing solutions running on AWS who now want to design for Microsoft Azure.

Prerequisites

  • Experience (>1year) as an AWS Architect designing secure and scalable AWS cloud solutions across storage structures, compute, networking, and the interaction with external resources/services.
  • Understanding of on-premises virtualization technologies, including: VMs, virtual networking, and virtual hard disks.
  • Understanding of network configuration, including TCP/IP, Domain Name System (DNS), virtual private networks (VPNs), firewalls, and encryption technologies.
  • Understanding of Active Directory concepts, including domains, forests, domain controllers, replication, Kerberos protocol, and Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP).
  • Understanding of resilience and disaster recovery, including backup and restore operations.
  • Understanding of programming fundamentals and use of a scripting language.
  • Candidates will benefit from familiarity with Azure administration, Azure development processes, and DevOps processes.

Course Outline

Module 1: Introduction to Azure

Lessons

  • Subscriptions and accounts
  • Resource groups and templates in Azure Resource Manager

Module 2: Azure global infrastructure

Lessons

  • Azure regions
  • Azure Availability Zones
  • Comparison with AWS

Module 3: Implement Azure Active Directory

Lessons

  • Introduction to Azure Active Directory
  • Domains and custom domains
  • Safety features
  • Guest users in Azure Active Directory
  • Manage multiple directories
  • Comparison with AWS

Module 4: Implement and manage hybrid identities

Lessons

  • Introduction to Azure AD Connect
  • Comparison with AWS

Module 5: Implement virtual networking

Lessons

  • Azure Virtual Network and VNet peering
  • VPN and ExpressRoute connections
  • Comparison with AWS

Module 6: Implement VMs for Windows and Linux

Lessons

  • Configure high availability
  • Comparison with AWS

Module 7: Implement load balancing and network security

Lessons

  • Implement Azure Load Balancer
  • Implement an Azure Application Gateway
  • Implement Azure Firewall
  • Implement network security groups and application security groups
  • Comparison with AWS

Module 8: Implement container-based applications

Lessons

  • Configure Azure Kubernetes Service
  • Publish a solution on an Azure Container Instance
  • Comparison with AWS

Module 9: Implement an application infrastructure

Lessons

  • Create an App Service plan
  • Create and configure Azure App Service
  • Configure networking for an App Service
  • Introduction to Logic Apps and Azure Functions
  • Comparison with AWS

Module 10: Implement storage accounts

Lessons

  • Azure Storage core concepts
  • Managing the Azure Blob storage lifecycle
  • Working with Azure Blob storage
  • Comparison with AWS

Module 11: Implement NoSQL databases

Lessons

  • Introduction to Azure Cosmos DB
  • Consistency
  • Select appropriate CosmosDB APIs
  • Set up replicas in CosmosDB
  • Comparison with AWS DynamoDB

Module 12: Implement Azure SQL databases

Lessons

  • Configure Azure SQL database settings
  • Implement Azure SQL Database managed instances
  • Configure high availability for an Azure SQL database
  • Comparison with AWS

Module 13: Implement cloud infrastructure monitoring

Lessons

  • Monitor security
  • Monitor cost
  • Configure a Log Analytics workspace
  • Comparison with AWS

Module 14: Implement and manage Azure governance solutions

Lessons

  • Assign RBAC roles
  • Configure management access to Azure
  • Implement and configure an Azure Policy
  • Comparison with AWS

Module 15: Manage security for applications

Lessons

  • Implement Azure Key Vault
  • Implement and configure Azure AD Managed Identities
  • Register and manage applications in Azure AD
  • Comparison with AWS

Module 16: Migration, backup, and disaster recovery management

Lessons

  • Migrate workloads
  • Implement Azure Backup for VMs
  • Implement disaster recovery
  • Comparison with AWS

About the Trainer

Sangram Rath

Sangram Rath

Sangram has 14 years of experience primarily in the Virtualization & Cloud Computing domain. He is a multi-cloud professional with around 8 years of experience in technologies such as AWS, Azure, OpenStack, GCP etc. He is experienced in architecting, implementing, migrating and administering workloads such as payment solutions, web servers and telecommunications software on AWS & Azure. He also has experience in monitoring Cloud infrastructure using vendor provided tools as well as tools like Nagios.

He is actively involved in empowering himself with the latest Cloud technologies along with delivering training on the above Cloud technologies to individuals and corporates such as Cisco, Yahoo, Samsung R&D, TCS, Infosys, L&T, HCL.

He has also authored a book called Hybrid Cloud Management with Red Hat CloudForms published by Packt.

He holds various certifications some of them being:

  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate & Professional
  • Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert: Cloud Platform and Infrastructure (Charter Member)
  • Google Cloud Certified – Professional Cloud Architect & Associate Cloud Engineer
  • Mirantis Certified Administrator for OpenStack – Associate
  • VMware Certified Associate Cloud / vSphere 6.5 Foundations

He is a Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT).

Course Fee

$1999

Upcoming Batches

TBA

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