Microsoft Azure Academy: Data Deep Dive - Only 2 Days

Why

Four reasons why you should sit your Azure Data Deep Dive course with Firebrand Training

Find Out How We Help You To Learn New Skills Quickly

  1. You'll be Azure Data Deep Dive trained and certified faster. Learn more on this 2-day accelerated course. You'll get at least 12 hours a day of quality learning time in a distraction-free environment
  2. Your Azure Data Deep Dive course is all-inclusive. One simple price covers all course materials, exams, accommodation and meals – so you can focus on learning
  3. Pass Azure Data Deep Dive first time or train again for free. Your expert instructor will deliver our unique accelerated learning methods, allowing you to learn faster and be in the best possible position to pass first time. In the unlikely event that you don't, it's covered by your Certification Guarantee
  4. Study Azure Data Deep Dive with an award-winning training provider. We've won the Learning and Performance Institute's "Training Company of the Year" three times. Firebrand is your fastest way to learn, with 67.286 students saving more than one million hours since 2001

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What

Your accelerated 2-day Azure Academy course will deliver an Azure Data Deep Dive. You'll learn to use the Azure Analytics platform to transform your data into actionable insight. You'll also learn how to build advanced analytics and machine learning into your cloud-based big data applications.

Firebrand has worked closely with Microsoft and partners to develop this Azure Data Deep Dive course, which includes more than 80% in-depth technical content not found in Microsoft Official Curriculum.

You'll cover a range of exciting topics, as you learn how to:

  • Build and secure an Azure Data Lake Store
  • Create an Azure Machine Learning Workspace
  • Use Microsoft Azure HDInsight to process Big Data
  • Integrate Microsoft Azure HDInsight with Enterprise Data
  • Design a predictive analytics solution using Azure ML

You'll be immersed in these Azure technologies as you experience Firebrand's Lecture | Lab | Review technique, enabling you to learn faster. You'll do this by combining theory with hands-on labs, enhanced by review sessions to reinforce learning and accelerate the building of your knowledge.

This course includes practical labs designed to develop skills that you can quickly transfer into real world working scenarios.

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Use your free Microsoft training vouchers

You may be entitled to heavily-discounted training via Microsoft's Software Assurance Training Voucher (SATV) scheme. If your business has bought Microsoft software, check to see if it came bundled with free training vouchers! Vouchers can be exchanged against training for all Microsoft technologies. If you’re unsure, get in touch with us

Other accelerated training providers rely heavily on lecture and independent self-testing and study.

Effective technical instruction must be highly varied and interactive to keep attention levels high, promote camaraderie and teamwork between the students and instructor, and solidify knowledge through hands-on learning.

Firebrand Training provides instruction to meet every learning need:

  • Intensive group instruction
  • One-on-one instruction attention
  • Hands-on labs
  • Lab partner and group exercises
  • Question and answer drills
  • Independent study

This information has been provided as a helpful tool for candidates considering training. Courses that include certification come with a Certification Guarantee. Pass first time or train again for free (just pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs). We do not make any guarantees about personal successes or benefits of obtaining certification. Benefits of certification determined through studies do not guarantee any particular personal successes.

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Module 1: Azure Data Factory

Introduction to Data Factory Concepts: In this topic you will learn what Azure Data Factory is and its key concepts.

Data Factory Operations: In this topic you will learn how to create datasets, understand data pipelines and activities to construct end-to-end data driven workflows, use the scheduling and execution aspects of Azure Data Factory application model, move data between stores.

Transform and Analyze Azure Data Factory: In this topic you will learn about data transformation activities in Azure Data Factory and how ADF transforms and processes raw data into predictions and insights using Hadoop, Azure Machine Learning, Stored Procedures, and Azure Data Lake Analytics.

Module 2: Azure Data Catalog

Introduction to Azure Data Catalog: In this topic you will learn what Azure Data Catalog is and how users can discover the data sources they need enabling Analysts, Data Scientists and Developers to discover, understand and consume data sources.

How to create an Azure Data Catalog: In this topic you will learn the how to provision and setup an Azure Data Catalog, Register Data Assets, Manage Data Assets configuring security, Annotating Data Assets and Removing Data Assets.

Discover and Manage Data Sources: In this topic you will learn how to use the Azure Data Catalog portal to discover data assets and connect to data assets using client tools such as Excel, SQL Server Data Tools and SQL Server Management Studio.

Azure Data Catalog and Big Data: In this topic you will learn how Azure Data Catalog supports the registration of Azure Blob Storage blobs and directories, and Hadoop HDFS files and directories.

Module 3: Azure Data Lake

Introduction to Data Lake Store: In this topic you will learn what Azure Data Lake Store is and its key concepts and capabilities making it easy for developers, data scientists and analysts to store data of any size, shape and speed, and do all types of processing and analytics across platforms and languages.

Create an Azure Data Lake Store: In this topic you will learn how to create an Azure Data Lake Store using the Azure Portal, PowerShell, .NET SDK, Java SDK, Visual Studio, and the Command-Line Interface (CLI), and how to enable diagnostic logs.

Data Lake Store Security: In this topic you will learn how Azure Data Lake Store provides industry-standard availability and reliability, redundant copies of data to guard against unexpected failures, Azure Active Directory for authentication and access control lists to manage access to data.

Data Lake Analytics: In this topic you will learn to write, run and manage on-demand analytics job using U-SQL Language.

Data Lake Store and Other Services: In this topic you will learn how about common use cases for Azure Data Lake Store such as Hadoop clusters, Data Lake Analytics, Stream Analytics, Data Catalog and Power BI.

Module 4: Azure HDInsight

Introduction to Big Data: In this topic you will be introduced to Big Data and some of the most common technologies that are used to build Big Data Solutions.

Microsoft Azure HDInsight: In this topic you will learn how to use Microsoft Azure HDInsight to process Big Data and consume the results in Microsoft Excel.

Managing HDInsight by using Microsoft Azure PowerShell: In this topic you will learn how to install and configure Microsoft Azure PowerShell, Manage files in HDFS and use PowerShell to run MapReduce jobs.

Processing Big Data by using Pig: In this topic you will learn how to process data by using Pig and run Pig jobs in Windows PowerShell.

Processing Big Data by using Hive: In this topic you will learn how to create Hive tables, load data into Hive tables, Query Hive tables, run Hive jobs in PowerShell, and use the Hive Open Database Connectivity (ODBC) Driver to query Hive table from Microsoft Excel.

Automating Big Data Processing Tasks: In this topic you will learn techniques for creating and automating robust Big Data processing solutions by using Microsoft Azure HDInsight.

Integrating Microsoft Azure HDInsight with Enterprise Data: In this topic you will learn various options for integrating Microsoft Azure HDInsight into an enterprise BI infrastructure for reporting and analysis

Module 5: Azure Machine Learning.

Introduction to Machine Learning and Azure ML Studio: In this topic you will learn about Azure Machine Learning and its strengths, an exploring the Azure Machine Learning Studio.

Create an Azure Machine Learning Workspace: In this topic you will learn how to use Storage Accounts and create an Azure Machine Learning Workspace.

Designing a Predictive Analytics Solution with Azure ML: In this topic you will learn how to define the problem you want to solve, create an experiment adding transformation and filters, save and run the model, publish and use the model.

Module 6: Power BI

Introduction to Power BI Desktop and Power BI Cloud Service

Learn how to create a Power BI report and publish it to Power BI cloud service.

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The following is included on your accelerated Azure Data Deep Dive course:

  • Firebrand Course Material

Firebrand Training offers top-quality technical education and certification training in an all-inclusive course package specifically designed for the needs and ease of our students. We attend to every detail so our students can focus solely on their studies and certification goals.

Our Accelerated Learning Programmes include:

  • Intensive Hands-on Training Utilising our (Lecture | Lab | Review)TM Delivery
  • Comprehensive Study Materials, Program Courseware and Self-Testing Software including MeasureUp *
  • Fully instructor-led program with 24 hour lab access
  • Examination vouchers **
  • On site testing ***
  • Accommodation, all meals, unlimited beverages, snacks and tea / coffee****
  • Transportation to/from designated local railway stations
  • Examination Passing Policy

Our instructors teach to accommodate every student's learning needs through individualised instruction, hands-on labs, lab partner and group exercises, independent study, self-testing, and question/answer drills.

Firebrand Training has dedicated, well-equipped educational facilities where you will attend instruction and labs and have access to comfortable study and lounging rooms. Our students consistently say our facilities are second-to-none.

Firebrand goes digital

We’re currently migrating from printed to digital courseware. Some courseware is already available in digital, while other books remain in printed form. To find out if this course is digital, call us on 0720-880599.

There are several benefits of easy-to-use digital courseware: downloads are immediate, and you’ll always have your courseware available wherever you are. You won’t need to wait for a printed book to be delivered before you start learning – and it’s better for the environment. You can choose to download the courseware to your own device, or borrow one of ours.

Considering a Microsoft course? Always have the most up-to-date Microsoft digital courseware with ‘Fresh Editions’. This gives you access to all versions of digital courseware – you’ll receive updates and revisions of your textbook, at no charge, for the life of that course.

Examination Passing Policy

Should a student complete a Firebrand Training Program without having successfully passed all vendor examinations, the student may re-attend that program for a period of one year.  Students will only be responsible for accommodations and vendor exam fees.

Please note

  • * Not on all courses
  • ** Examination vouchers are not included for the following courses: PMI, GIAC and CISSP CBK Review
  • *** On site testing is not included for our PMI, GIAC, (ISC)2, CREST, CSX Practitioner or ITIL Managers and Revision Certification Courses
  • **** Accommodation not included on the CISSP CBK Review Seminar

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The Azure Data Deep Dive is an advance coursed. You are recommended to have achieved the following three Microsoft Specialist certifications, or have equivalent knowledge:

If you don't possess the above certifications, the equivalent skills and knowledge requirements are below. You must be able to:

  • Design and implement Web Apps
  • Create and manage virtual machines and virtual networks
  • Design and implement cloud services
  • Design and implement a storage strategy
  • Manage application and network services
  • Design Microsoft Azure Infrastructure and networking
  • How to secure resources
  • Design an application storage and data access strategy
  • Design an advanced application
  • Design a management, monitoring and business continuity strategy

Unsure whether you meet the prerequisites?

Don’t worry - we’ll discuss your technical background, experience and qualifications to determine whether this accelerated course suits you.

Just call us on 0720-880599 and speak to one of our enrolment consultants.

Firebrand is an immersive environment and requires commitment. Some prerequisites are simply guidelines; you may find your unique experience, attitude and determination enables you to succeed on your accelerated course.

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