Azure Infrastructure Fundamentals

Azure Infrastructure Fundamentals

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Michael Krout

Instructor: Michael Krout


(48 reviews)

Advanced level
Designed for those already in the industry
30 hours to complete
3 weeks at 10 hours a week
Flexible schedule
Learn at your own pace

What you'll learn

  • Configure and manage Azure subscriptions

  • Create and manage resource groups and identities

  • Configure and manage storage and backups

  • Create and manage virtual machines and virtual networks

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There are 8 modules in this course

This module is an introduction to the course. It will introduce the instructor and the topics that will be covered. Then it will guide the student into creating a new Azure subscription to use in the course.

What's included

2 videos

Our journey begins with learning about the subscription and how to manage it. The subscription is the building block for all that we do in Azure. So, we need to understand what it is and how it is used. We will first take a look at the resources and resource groups. Then we will explores the permissions structure that is used to secure Azure resources. Then we are introduced to the first tool that is the Azure Monitor. We will look at creating alerts and also analyzing data using Log Analytics. Then we look at how we can configure additional diagnostics to help us make more informed decisions in designing the Azure environment.

What's included

13 videos6 readings1 quiz1 discussion prompt

Now that we have a foundation for Azure we need to delve a little deeper into security. In this module we will be looking at how to use RBAC (Role-Based Access Control). We will be look at working with Azure roles and how to configure access to Azure resources. We will also talk about creating custom Azure roles. Then we discuss using Azure policy to prevent project sprawl and also to protect the Azure environment.

What's included

10 videos5 readings1 quiz2 discussion prompts

When working with Azure we are using identities. These are housed in Azure AD and also on-premises Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS). In this module, we will examine Azure AD and contrast it with AD DS. Also, we will look at the tools that are involved in creating a Hybrid Azure AD environment. The discussion would not be complete without talking about how to secure the environment and using MFA. Plus, we need to understand the different editions of Azure AD, so we will be exploring this topic also.

What's included

11 videos4 readings1 quiz1 discussion prompt

Storage is very important in Azure. Without storage then Azure would not exist. There are several different aspects of storage that we need to understand. We look at each of these different concepts. Things like the storage account, replication , lift/shift and so much more.

What's included

25 videos6 readings1 quiz2 discussion prompts

The basis of an Azure environment is the VNET. This concept is not that hard to grasp. You need to understand the different types of connections that are available with the VNET. How do we communicate and the configuration? There are a lot of concepts that you need to understand to work with Azure VNETS. We will explore each of those concepts in depth.

What's included

17 videos7 readings1 quiz1 discussion prompt

So, you start off with the subscription, you configure some security, you acquire the storage, you build your VNETS and now it is time to explore VMS. If you have worked with hyper-visors in the past this will be your wheelhouse. Azure is backed by Hyper-V. We can support Windows and Linux VMS. We can make them highly available and also resilient. We can back them up and also provide DR. These are the concepts that you will learn about in this Module.

What's included

15 videos5 readings1 quiz3 discussion prompts

Ok, this is your final exam. All of your effort is now going to be tested. This will gauge how well you have grasped the material over the last couple of weeks. Good Luck. We know that you will do well.

What's included

1 quiz


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