Microsoft MCSE: Cloud Platform and Infrastructure (Azure) - Only 9 Days

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  1. You'll be MCSE Azure trained and certified faster. Learn more on this 9-day accelerated course. You'll get at least 12 hours a day of quality learning time in a distraction-free environment
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P.A., kpdsolutions Ltd and contract client - TfL. - Microsoft MCSE: Cloud Platform and Infrastructure (Azure) (9 days) (9.9.2017 to 17.9.2017)

"The training was well structured and comprehensive. I filled in my Azure knowledge gaps and the instructor prepared me for the exams excellently, and was extremely knowledgeable, patient, and friendly throughout. All hail Lord Chinzilla!"
Chris Smallman. - Microsoft MCSE: Cloud Platform and Infrastructure (Azure) (9 days) (9.9.2017 to 17.9.2017)

"Lots of long days paid off - the course was tough but greatly rewarding. The instructor was a brilliant coach and we wouldn't have made it through the 9 days without him. The food wasn't bad either!"
Joseph Ellis, PA Consulting. - Microsoft MCSE: Cloud Platform and Infrastructure (Azure) (9 days) (9.9.2017 to 17.9.2017)

"The instructor has been great. Extremely enthusiastic and engaging. Would definitely recommend him to my colleagues. The structure and coverage of the material will definitely help me succeed with Azure, thanks Victor!"
Tarun Julka, Diligent Corporation. - Microsoft MCSE: Cloud Platform and Infrastructure (Azure) (9 days) (9.9.2017 to 17.9.2017)

"I always enjoy my courses at Firebrand and would recommend people take their courses here."
Ridhan Romjon, Retail 247. - Microsoft MCSE: Cloud Platform and Infrastructure (Azure) (9 days) (9.9.2017 to 17.9.2017)

"A 9 day sprint through all things Azure with a focus on getting through the MSCE exams for architecting and developing cloud solutions. The long days paid off. Comfortable accommodation with knowledgeable and attentive staff."
Graham Morgan, Spatial Consultants Ltd. - Microsoft MCSE: Cloud Platform and Infrastructure (Azure) (9 days) (10.7.2017 to 18.7.2017)

"Firebrand delivers a complete studying experience that is geared towards results. Tutors and support staff are excellent with incredible knowledge and outstanding customer service. The immersive format is absolutely critical to the success of the training approach and delivers results time after time. If you want your organisation and your staff to develop and succeed then Firebrand is the training partner that you need. Completely committed to delivering the results that you deserve. Love it........"
Paul OSullivan, CSC. - Microsoft MCSE: Cloud Platform and Infrastructure (Azure) (9 days) (13.3.2017 to 21.3.2017)

"MCSE in 9 Tagen. Vielen Dank Firebrand!"
Anonymous - Microsoft MCSE: Cloud Platform and Infrastructure (Azure) (9 days) (8.5.2017 to 16.5.2017)

"Viel Input in kürzester Zeit - sehr empfehlenswert!"
Anonymous - Microsoft MCSE: Cloud Platform and Infrastructure (Azure) (9 days) (8.5.2017 to 16.5.2017)

"Es ist eine krasse Herausforderung, aber man kann unheimlich viel mitnehmen, sowohl fachlich als auch persönlich."
Anonymous - Microsoft MCSE: Cloud Platform and Infrastructure (Azure) (9 days) (8.5.2017 to 16.5.2017)

"Es war wirklich extrem herausfordernd - sehr viel Stoff in kurzer Zeit. Ich hätte niemals gedacht, dass man innerhalb einer Woche so einen tiefen und gleichzeitig breit gefächerten Einblick in Azure bekommen kann."
Anonymous - Microsoft MCSE: Cloud Platform and Infrastructure (Azure) (9 days) (6.2.2017 to 14.2.2017)

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Anonymous - Microsoft MCSE: Cloud Platform and Infrastructure (Azure) (9 days) (6.2.2017 to 14.2.2017)

"A high tempo and lots to learn from a great instructor. Thanks for helping me pass the exam in a quick tempo."
Seth Lindholm, Advitum AB (SWEDEN). - Microsoft MCSA: Office 365 (5 days) (21.11.2016 to 25.11.2016)

"The trainer is an excellent instructor who manages to clearly elucidate even the more arcane aspects of Windows Powershell and the infrastructure required for the higher level concepts of the subject matter, e.g. federation services and active directory synchronization. His enthusiasm as an instructor and his humor helped to make the long and intense days go by more quickly. I would definitely work with him again."
Oliver Whisonant, GECO Deutschland GmbH. - Microsoft MCSA: Office 365 (5 days) (21.11.2016 to 25.11.2016)

"It was really great experience."
Saurabh Jain, Cognizant. - Microsoft MCSA: Office 365 (5 days) (21.11.2016 to 25.11.2016)

"Good!"
Anand Bhopale. - Microsoft MCSA: Office 365 (5 days) (21.11.2016 to 25.11.2016)

"GOOD!"
Amit Tripathi, Software Architect . - Microsoft MCSA: Office 365 (5 days) (21.11.2016 to 25.11.2016)

"Very good."
Parikshit Kulkarni. - Microsoft MCSA: Office 365 (5 days) (21.11.2016 to 25.11.2016)

"Firebrand Training is very good training, it has good instructor, also good planning, materials and location."
Anonymous - Microsoft MCSA: Windows Server 2012 R2 (9 days) (26.5.2014 to 2.6.2014)

"It was a great experience. Definitely would recommend the course."
Junaid Shakoor, Perspective Publishing Limited. - Microsoft Programming in HTML5 with JavaScript and CSS3 (3 days) (11.11.2017 to 13.11.2017)

"I found the whole experience very good. It was new to literally living at the training centre and purely focus on this, but I think this works really well. Can't fault anything to do with the training centre or the trainer, who was exceptional."
Andrew Martin, Pennine. - Microsoft Deploying Enterprise Voice with Skype for Business 2015 (3 days) (9.11.2017 to 11.11.2017)

"Very good course and instructor, mixed course details with real life experience."
Anonymous - Microsoft Deploying Enterprise Voice with Skype for Business 2015 (3 days) (9.11.2017 to 11.11.2017)

"An intensive course but still managed to go through all material."
Anonymous - Microsoft Core Solutions of Skype for Business 2015 (3 days) (6.11.2017 to 8.11.2017)

"The instructor made the course accessible and interesting."
Matthew Ottley, Manuli Hydraulics UK Ltd. - Microsoft Server Infrastructure (6 days) (30.10.2017 to 4.11.2017)

"The trainer had good hands-on experience of the product, which made the course interesting."
Thomas Thomas, Diyar United Co. - Microsoft MCSE: Messaging (Exchange 2016) (6 days) (2.10.2017 to 7.10.2017)

"Excellent trainer. "
J.PK, Diyar United Company. - Microsoft MCSE: Messaging (Exchange 2016) (6 days) (2.10.2017 to 7.10.2017)

"My level of knowledge of SQL was null when I started the course, after the first three days I had a basic idea of how to use TSQL to write queries, although the second part of the course was really advance for a beginner, it was really good explained and I was able to understand most of it and will keep in the future. Didn't pass the first test and I did not do the second test. "
Merce Bauza Cerezo, HEE. - Microsoft MCSA: SQL Server 2016 - Database Development (6 days) (30.10.2017 to 4.11.2017)

"Enjoyed my time doing SQL 2016 DD. The condensed long day format works very well for me. I even have a a Failure is not an option T-Shirt. I really like these courses."
Roy Casella, Designated. - Microsoft MCSA: SQL Server 2016 - Database Development (6 days) (30.10.2017 to 4.11.2017)

"Good course, very intense though. Very good coverage of all concepts - trainer was extremely knowledgeable and helpful."
Barry Henty, Natures Way Foods Ltd. - Microsoft MCSA: SQL Server 2016 - Database Development (6 days) (30.10.2017 to 4.11.2017)

"It is a great experience with very good course quality."
Brayan De Abreu, Service Works Group.. - Microsoft MCSA: SQL Server 2016 - Database Development (6 days) (30.10.2017 to 4.11.2017)

"Firebrand exceeded my expectations. With just starting career in IT I was provided with courseware and referencing material I will constantly be referring to even after the course has finished."
Hayley Bean, Steelite International Ltd. - Microsoft MCSA: SQL Server 2016 - Database Development (6 days) (30.10.2017 to 4.11.2017)

"I had heard a few things about Firebrand training prior to arriving certain individuals said I would be forced to stay up reading and studying all night. But after experiencing it myself I learnt that everyone's experience is different. The food and accommodation is amazing and the learning is set to a bearable pace that you have the opportunity to settle down and let the knowledge sink in."
Alexander Farrow Harson, Department for Education. - Microsoft MCSA: SQL Server 2016 - Database Development (6 days) (30.10.2017 to 4.11.2017)

"Great facilities and experienced staff and trainer."
Michael ODonnell, Sopra Steria Ltd. - Microsoft Private Cloud (6 days) (23.10.2017 to 28.10.2017)

"Training was brilliant, our instructor was superb and actually managed to make IT engaging and interesting so kudos to that. Facilities are good, but the days are long and intense!"
James Lewis, Carillion Communications Ltd. - Microsoft MCSA: Windows 10 (6 days) (23.10.2017 to 28.10.2017)

"If you are serious about learning and want to excel in your chosen profession take a Firebrand course and set yourself up for life."
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"If you need training or qualifications, and you need it now, forget trying to learn from a book, or local collage where it may get strung out over months. A course at Firebrand delivers everything you need quickly, comprehensively and in a smooth professional manor. So who you gonna call?"
D.J., Dazzle Computer Solutions (Self Employed). - Microsoft MCSA: Windows 10 (6 days) (23.10.2017 to 28.10.2017)

"The training provided was hard, however the trainer made it easier to cope with and get knowledge out of the lesson without getting bogged down in information"
D.V., Platinum Stairlifts LTD . - Microsoft MCSA: Windows 10 (6 days) (23.10.2017 to 28.10.2017)

"This is the best experience I have had over my seven trips to Firebrand Wyboston and this is because of how the instructor has put the knowledge across to us. "
Anonymous - Microsoft MCSA: Windows 10 (6 days) (23.10.2017 to 28.10.2017)

"Had a good experience with firebrand Training. It was hard but was produce well by my lecturer which gave us a better chance of taking in the information and learning it for the exam. Must be prepared for very long days and very short nights but apart from that all was good and accommodation in executive suite was nice, clean and sanitary."
Jack Pollinger, Lockheed martin. - Microsoft MCSA: Windows 10 (6 days) (23.10.2017 to 28.10.2017)

"Having studied at firebrand previously I was eager to return for the MCSA Server 2016 course. The learning environment and proximity of hotel at the Wyboston site suited me well. If you never find time to study at work or in your personal time then firebrand provide the perfect environment for both learning and passing exams, and all without taking too much time away from work."
Anonymous - Microsoft MCSA: Windows Server 2016 (11 days) (12.10.2017 to 22.10.2017)

"A fantastic course with a great instructor. Worth every penny."
Daniel De La Flor. - Microsoft MCSA: Windows Server 2016 (11 days) (12.10.2017 to 22.10.2017)

"Intense and knowledge filled, but the rewards are worth it."
Anonymous - Microsoft MCSA: Office 365 (5 days) (16.10.2017 to 20.10.2017)

"If you are capable of keeping up with intense training you will definitely be qualified by the end of your course!"
Ben Gerrard, Fourteen IP. - Microsoft Windows Server 2016 - Installation, Storage and Compute (4 days) (12.10.2017 to 15.10.2017)

"Great instructor and course content delivery. Highly recommended."
G.R.. - Microsoft Windows Server 2016 - Installation, Storage and Compute (4 days) (12.10.2017 to 15.10.2017)

"Really good course, great pace and the instructor was of course very knowledgeable about the subject. I feel like I have a greater understanding of the workings of server 2016, and I am very excited for the next part of the course. Cheers guys! "
Kristian Ward, Switch Networks Ltd. - Microsoft Windows Server 2016 - Installation, Storage and Compute (4 days) (12.10.2017 to 15.10.2017)

"Recommend this course for anyone in the IT industry as Firebrand has a great base of knowledge. "
Anonymous - Microsoft Windows Server 2016 - Installation, Storage and Compute (4 days) (12.10.2017 to 15.10.2017)

"Great instructor, and a well lead course."
Anonymous - Microsoft Windows Server 2016 - Installation, Storage and Compute (4 days) (12.10.2017 to 15.10.2017)

"Have had a good experience at Firebrand. The instructor has been fantastic and has provided all the information needed to pass the exams."
B.R., Halton Borough Council. - Microsoft MCSD: SharePoint 2013 Applications – Developing Server Solutions (6 days) (9.10.2017 to 14.10.2017)

"Firebrand taught me 2 months ago for a networking course and was just as good this time, highly recommend Firebrand. Until next time!"
Jordan Duncan, LSI Architects. - Microsoft MTA Security Fundamentals (2 days) (6.10.2017 to 7.10.2017)

On this 9-day accelerated MCSA: Cloud Platform and MCSE: Cloud Platform and Infrastructure course you'll learn the skills to develop an expertise in Microsoft cloud-related technologies and managing a modern data centre. This course is 35% faster than other traditional providers.

You'll leave us with an expertise covering the full breadth of architecting, developing and administering Azure solutions and infrastructure. You'll master skills including:

  • Creating, deploying and monitoring Azure Web Apps
  • Creating and configuring Azure Virtual Machines
  • Plan and implement data services based on SQL Database to support applications
  • Implement, manage, backup and monitor storage solutions
  • Integrate on-premises Windows AD with Azure AD
  • Design a management, monitoring and business continuity strategy

Using our unique Lecture | Lab | Review technique, your Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT) will immerse you in Microsoft Official Curriculum (MOC). This technique, which combines both theoretical and practical tasks, will accelerate your learning as well as provide you with the hands-on experience you'll need to apply your skills to the real-world.

You will be prepared for and sit the following exams on site. This is covered by your Certification Guarantee.

  • Microsoft Exam 70-532: Developing Microsoft Azure Solutions - exam 70-532
  • Microsoft Exam 70-533: Implementing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions - exam 70-533
  • Microsoft Exam 70-534: Architecting Microsoft Azure Solutions - exam 70-534

Earning both the MCSA: Cloud Platform and MCSE: Cloud Platform and Infrastructure certifications qualifies you for a roles including cloud administrator, cloud architect, computer support specialist and information security analyst.

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On this course, you will follow the pathway below:

Step 1. Attain MCSA: Cloud Platform

Step 2. Complete the following elective for MCSE: Cloud Platform and Infrastructure

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Microsoft Certified Trainers (MCTs): You'll be trained by our Microsoft Certified Trainers meaning you'll get to benefit from their wealth of knowledge and experience.

Microsoft Official Curriculum (MOC): As Microsoft Gold Learning Partners, we can ensure that you'll have access to the latest curriculums and the most up-to-date content.

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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Course 20533C: Implementing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions

Module 1: Introduction to Azure

This module introduces cloud solutions in general and then focuses on the services that Azure offers. The module goes on to describe the portals that you can use to manage Azure subscriptions and services before introducing Windows PowerShell as a scripting solution for managing Azure. Finally, the module provides explanations and guidance for the use of Azure Resource Manager and Azure management services.

Lessons

  • Cloud technology overview
  • Overview of Azure
  • Managing Azure with the Azure portal
  • Managing Azure with Windows PowerShell
  • Overview of Azure Resource Manager
  • Azure management services

Lab : Managing Microsoft Azure

  • Use the Azure portals.
  • Use Azure Resource Manager features via the Azure portal.
  • Use Azure PowerShell.

Module 2: Implementing and managing Azure networking

This module explains how virtual networking provides the glue that brings together VMs, web apps, and storage to enable you to publish a service onto the Internet.

Lessons

  • Overview of Azure networking
  • Implementing and managing Azure virtual networks
  • Configuring Azure virtual networks
  • Configuring Azure virtual network connectivity
  • Overview of Azure networking in an infrastructure as a service (IaaS) version 1 (v1)

Lab : Using a deployment template to implement Azure virtual networks

  • Creating an Azure virtual network by using a deployment template
  • Creating a virtual network by using PowerShell
  • Configure virtual networks

Lab : Configuring connectivity between the IaaS v1 and IaaS version 2 (v2)

  • Using a PowerShell script to Connect IaaS v1 VNet and IaaS v2 VNet
  • Configuring a point-to-site VPN
  • Using a PowerShell script to connect IaaS v1 VNet and IaaS v2 VNet

Module 3: Implementing virtual machines

This module explains how to implement virtual machines.

Lessons

  • Overview of IaaS v2 virtual machines
  • Planning for Azure virtual machines
  • Deploying Azure IaaS v2 virtual machines
  • Authoring Azure Resource Manager templates
  • Overview of IaaS v1 virtual machines

Lab : Creating IaaS v2 virtual machines in Azure

  • Creating virtual machines by using the Azure portal and Azure PowerShell
  • Validating virtual machine creation

Lab : Deploying IaaS v2 virtual machines by using Azure Resource Manager templates

  • Using Visual Studio and an Azure Resource Manager template to deploy IaaS v2 virtual machines
  • Using Azure PowerShell and an Azure Resource Manager template to deploy virtual machines

Module 4: Managing virtual machines

This module explains how to manage virtual machines.

Lessons

  • Configuring virtual machines
  • Configuring virtual machine disks
  • Managing and monitoring Azure virtual machines
  • Managing IaaS v1 virtual machines

Lab : Managing Azure virtual machines

  • Configuring availability
  • Implementing desired state configuration (DSC)
  • Implementing storage space–based volumes

Module 5: Implementing Azure App services

This module explains how to implement Azure Web App services.

Lessons

  • Introduction to App Service
  • Planning app deployment in App Service
  • Implementing and maintaining web apps
  • Configuring web apps
  • Monitoring web apps and WebJobs
  • Implementing mobile apps
  • Traffic Manager

Lab : Implementing websites

  • Creating web apps
  • Deploying a web app
  • Managing web apps
  • Implementing Traffic Manager

Module 6: Planning and implementing storage, backup, and recovery services

This module explains how to plan and implement storage, backup, and recovery services.

Lessons

  • Planning storage
  • Implementing and managing storage
  • Implementing Azure Content Delivery Networks
  • Implementing Azure Backup
  • Planning for and implementing Azure Site Recovery

Lab : Planning and implementing storage

  • Creating and configuring storage
  • Using Azure file storage
  • Protecting data with Microsoft Azure Backup

Module 7: Planning and implementing Azure SQL Database

This module explains how to plan and implement Azure SQL Database.

Lessons

  • Planning and deploying Azure SQL Database
  • Implementing and managing Azure SQL Database
  • Managing Azure SQL Database security
  • Monitoring Azure SQL Database
  • Managing Azure SQL Database business continuity

Lab : Planning and implementing Azure SQL Database

  • Creating, securing, and monitoring an Azure SQL Database
  • Migrating a Microsoft SQL Server database to Azure SQL Database
  • Restoring a database

Module 8: Implementing PaaS cloud services

This module explains how to implement platform as a service (PaaS) cloud services.

Lessons

  • Planning and deploying PaaS cloud services
  • Managing and maintaining cloud services

Lab : Implementing PaaS cloud services

  • Deploying a PaaS cloud services
  • Configuring deployment slots and Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP)
  • Monitoring cloud services

Module 9: Implementing Azure Active Directory

This module explains how to implement Azure AD.

Lessons

  • Creating and managing Azure AD tenants
  • Configuring application and resource access with Azure AD
  • Overview of Azure AD Premium

Lab : Implementing Azure AD

  • Administering Active AD
  • Configuring SSO
  • Configuring Multi-Factor Authentication
  • Configuring SSO from a Windows 10–based computer that is joined to Azure AD

Module 10: Managing Active Directory in a hybrid environment

This module explains how to manage Active Directory in a hybrid environment.

Lessons

  • Extending on-premises Active Directory domain to Azure
  • Implementing directory synchronisation by using Azure AD Connect
  • Implementing federation

Lab : Implementing and managing Azure AD synchronization

  • Configuring directory synchronization
  • Synchronising directories

Module 11: Implementing Azure-based management and automation

This module explains how to implement Azure-based management and automation.

Lessons

  • Implementing Microsoft Operations Management Suite (OMS)
  • Implementing Azure Automation
  • Implementing Automation runbooks
  • Managing Azure Automation

Lab : Implementing Automation

  • Configuring Automation accounts
  • Creating runbooks

Course 20532C: Developing Microsoft Azure Solutions

Module 1: Overview of the Microsoft Azure Platform

This module reviews the services available in the Azure platform and the Management Portals used to manage the service instances.

Lessons:

  • Azure Services
  • Management Portals

Lab : Using the Azure Preview Portal

Module 2: Establishing a Development Environment using Azure Virtual Machines

This module describes the Virtual Machine hosting options available in Azure.  Students will be able to deploy custom workloads to an Azure Virtual Machine, manage the VM and images and also monitor VMs.

Lessons:

  • Constructing Azure Virtual Machines
  • Azure Virtual Machine Workloads
  • Migrating Azure Virtual Machine Instances
  • Using Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) to Connect to a Virtual Machine

Lab : Creating an Azure Virtual Machine for Development & Testing

Module 3: Hosting Web Applications on the Azure Platform

In this module, students will be able to create and host a simple website using Azure Web Sites.  Students will learn how to monitor and manage the website using the Management Portal.

Lessons:

  • Azure Web Sites
  • Hosting Web Applications in Azure
  • Configuring an Azure Web Site
  • Publishing an Azure Web Site
  • Monitoring and Analyzing Running Azure Web Sites
  • Lab Overview

Lab : Creating an ASP.NET Web Site Using Azure Websites

Module 4: Storing SQL Data in Azure

In this module, students will learn how to use Azure SQL Databases to store and retrieve data.

Lessons:

  • Azure SQL Database Overview
  • Managing SQL Databases in Azure
  • Using Azure SQL Databases with SQL Server Data Tools
  • Migrating Data to Azure SQL Databases
  • Replication and Recovery of Azure SQL Database Instances

Lab : Storing Event Data in Azure SQL

Module 5: Designing Cloud Applications For Resiliency

In this module, students will understand and identify the common practices and patterns for building resilient and scalable web applications that will be hosted in Azure.

Lessons:

  • Design Considerations for Scale with Cloud Applications
  • Application Design Practices for Highly Available Applications
  • Building High Performance Applications using ASP.NET
  • Common Cloud Application Patterns
  • Application Analytics
  • Caching Application Data

Module 6: Managing Cloud Services in Azure

In this module, students will learn how to use Cloud Service Worker Roles and Web Sites Web Jobs to process data in the background. Students will also be able to use Cloud Service Cache Roles to store data in the cache.

Lessons:

  • Overview of Cloud Services
  • Cloud Service Web Roles
  • Customising Cloud Service Configurations
  • Updating and Managing Cloud Service Deployments
  • Cloud Service Worker Role
  • Cloud Service Worker Role Processing
  • Analyzing Application Cloud Service Role Instances

Lab : Creating Azure Web Roles Using Visual Studio 2013Lab : Creating a Background Process Using Azure Worker Roles

Module 7: Storing NoSQL Data in Azure

In this module, students will learn how to store data in Azure Table Storage.

Lessons:

  • Azure Storage Overview
  • Azure Storage Tables Overview
  • Table Entity Transactions
  • Azure DocumentDB

Lab : Storing Attendee Registration Data in Azure Table Storage

Module 8: Storing and Consuming Files from Azure Storage

In this module, students will be able to store and access multimedia files in Azure using Blob Storage.

Lessons:

  • Azure Storage Blobs
  • Controlling Access to Storage Blobs & Containers
  • Monitoring Storage Blobs
  • Configuring Azure Storage Accounts
  • Azure Files
  • Uploading and Migrating Storage Data

Lab : Storing Generated Documents in Azure Blob StorageLab : Creating File Shares using Azure Files

Module 9: Designing a Communication Strategy using Queues and Service Bus

In this module, students will use Azure Queue Storage to queue data for asynchronous processing. Students will also be able to identify the Service Bus offerings and identify which ones to use in appropriate scenarios. Students will be able to use the Azure Service Bus Relay to connect on-premise services with client applications.

Lessons:

  • Queue Mechanisms in Azure
  • Azure Storage Queues
  • Handling Storage Queue Messages
  • Azure Service Bus
  • Azure Service Bus Queues
  • Azure Service Bus Relay
  • Azure Service Bus Notification Hubs

Lab : Using Storage Queues to Manage Requests Between Web Applications in AzureLab : Using Service Bus to Manage Communication Between Web Applications in Azure

Module 10: Managing Infrastructure in Azure

In this module students will explore the Infrastructure components in Azure.  Students will be able to describe Virtual Networks and understand the relationship between the VNETs and the different services offered in Azure.  Students will also be able to add Cloud Services and Virtual Machines to VNETs.  Finally students will scale multiple instances of services in a VNET.

Lessons:

  • Azure Virtual Networks
  • Highly Available Azure Virtual Machines
  • Customise Azure Virtual Machine Networking

Lab : Managing Multiple Virtual Machines in a Virtual Network

Module 11: Automating Integration with Azure Resources

In this module, students will explore the options for Automating their interactions with Azure Resources using PowerShell, Client Libraries or the REST API.  Students will also explore the two sets of modules available for PowerShell automation.

Lessons:

  • Azure SDK Client Libraries
  • Virtual Machine Configuration Management
  • Scripting Azure Service Management using PowerShell
  • Azure REST Interface
  • Azure Resource Manager

Lab : Automating the Creation of a Test Environment using PowerShell

Module 12: Securing Azure Web Applications

In this module, students will be able to use Azure Active Directory to implement security in a Cloud web application

Lessons:

  • Azure Active Directory
  • Introduction to Identity Providers
  • Azure AD Directories
  • Azure AD Multi-Factor Authentication
  • Azure Role-Based Access Control

Lab : Integrating Azure Active Directory with the Events Administration Portal

Module 13: Maintaining and Monitoring Web Solutions in Azure

In this module, students will learn how to deploy web applications to Azure by using WebDeploy and Service Packages.

Lessons

  • Deployment Strategies for Web Applications
  • Deploying Azure Services
  • Continuous Integration
  • Monitoring Cloud Applications

Lab : Deploying the Events Web Application to Azure

Course 40442A: Architecting Microsoft Azure Solutions

Module 1: Design Principles for Cloud Infrastructure and Development

In this module you will review common patterns for cloud applications, and design techniques for performance, resiliency and scalability

Module 2: Designing App Service Web Apps

In this module you will review the features and capabilities of Azure Web Apps, Azure SQL Database, ARM, and design techniques for business continuity.

Module 3: Designing Application Storage & Data Access

In this module you will review the features and capabilities of Azure Storage, Mobile Services, other Azure storage options, and related design techniques.

Module 4: Securing Resources

In this module you will review various techniques for designing secure solutions.

Module 5: Design Microsoft Azure Infrastructure & Networking

In this module you will review core Azure networking and infrastructure features and capabilities and design techniques for distributed applications.

Module 6: Designing an Advanced Application

In this module you will review advanced Azure platform capabilities including running compute-intensive applications, long-running jobs, and other advanced features.

Module 7: Designing a Management and Monitoring Strategy

In this module you will review techniques for configuring, monitoring, and continuous updating of Azure applications.

Module 8: Designing a Business Continuity Strategy

In this module you will review techniques for designing backup and recovery solutions.

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You'll sit the following exams during the course at the Firebrand Training Centre, covered by your Certification Guarantee:

70-532: Developing Microsoft Azure Solutions

The skills you'll be tested on include:

  • Design and implement Web Apps (15-20%)
  • Create and manage virtual machines (20-25%)
  • Design and implement cloud services (20-25%)
  • Design and implement a storage strategy (20-25%)
  • Manage application and network services (15-20%)

70-533: Implementing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions

The skills you'll be tested on include:

  • Implement Web Apps (15-20%)
  • Implement virtual machines (15-20%)
  • Implement cloud services (15-20%)
  • Implement storage (15-20%)
  • Implement an Azure Active Directory (15-20%)
  • Implement virtual networks (15-20%)

70-534: Architecting Microsoft Azure Solutions

The skills you'll be tested on include:

  • Design Microsoft Azure Infrastructure and networking (15-20%)
  • Secure resources (15-20%)
  • Design an application storage and data access strategy (15-20%)
  • Design an advanced application (15-20%)
  • Design Azure Web Apps (15-20%)
  • Design a management, monitoring and business continuity strategy (15-20%)

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Microsoft Official Courseware:

  • Course 20532C: Developing Microsoft Azure Solutions
  • Course 20533C: Implementing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions
  • Course 40442A: Architecting Microsoft Azure Solutions

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, CISA, CISM, CGEIT, CRISC, CISSP CBK Review and CSX Practitioner Level 1,2 and 3
  • *** On site testing is not included for our PMI, GIAC, CSX Practitioner or ITIL Managers and Revision Certification Courses.
  • **** Accommodation not included on the CISSP CBK Review Seminar

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Before attending this accelerated course, you should be able to:

  • Compare the services available in the Azure platform
  • Configure and deploy web applications
  • Create Azure WebSites using the gallery
  • Deploying and monitoring Azure WebSites
  • Create and configure Azure Virtual Machines
  • Describe the relationship between Cloud Services and Virtual Machines
  • Deploy existing Cloud Service packages
  • Create and manage a Storage account
  • Manage blobs and containers in a Storage account
  • Create, configure and connect to a SQL Databases instance
  • Identify the implications of importing a SQL Standalone database
  • Manage users, groups and subscriptions in an Azure Active Directory instance
  • Create a virtual network
  • Implement a point to site network

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.

Interested? See prices or call 0720-880599