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AZ-203: Developing Solutions for Microsoft Azure

IMPORTANT: As of May 2019, Dynamics Edge Course 20300 is not the most recent version of this course, and the newest version of this course is Dynamics Edge Course 203203 (AZ-203) Azure Solutions Developer Training Bootcamp. Therefore, we recommend you check out our newest version of this course: Please click, tap on, or use this link to view course 203203 or AZ-203: Azure Solutions Developer Training Bootcamp for more details.

This 6-day Developing Solutions for Microsoft Azure training contains the following 6 courses. It is also designed you prepare for Exam AZ-203.

  • Course AZ-203T01: Develop Azure Infrastructure as a Service compute solutions
  • Course AZ-203T02: Develop Azure Platform as a Service compute solutions
  • Course AZ-203T03: Develop for Azure storage
  • Course AZ-203T04: Implement Azure security
  • Course AZ-203T05: Monitor, troubleshoot, and optimize Azure solution
  • Course AZ-203T06: Connect to and consume Azure services and third-party services

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AZ-203T01 Develop Azure Infrastructure as a Service compute solutions

In this 1-day course students will gain the knowledge and skills needed to
implement Azure IaaS services and features in their development solutions.
The course covers provisioning virtual machines, using Batch Service to
deploy/maintain resources, and how to create containerized solutions by
using Azure Kubernetes Service.

Audience profile

  • Students in this course are interested in Azure development or in
    passing the Microsoft Azure Developer Associate certification exam.

Prerequisites

  • Students should have 1-2 years experience as a developer. This course
    assumes students know how to code and have a fundamental knowledge of
    Azure.
  • It is recommended that students have some experience with PowerShell or
    Azure CLI, working in the Azure portal, and with at least one
    Azure-supported programming language. Most of the examples in this
    course are presented in C\# .NET.

Course Outline

Module 1: Implement solutions that use virtual machines

Students will learn how to properly plan for VM deployment. It covers VM
creation by using the Azure Portal, PowerShell, and through code. It also
covers creating and using ARM templates for repeatable deployments and how
to use Azure Disk Encryption to secure information on the VM.

Lessons

  • Provision VMs
  • Create ARM templates
  • Configure Azure Disk Encryption for VMs

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Learn how to create and deploy virtual machines by using the Azure
    Portal, PowerShell, and through code.
  • Learn how to create and deploy Azure Resource Manager templates by
    using the Azure Portal and Visual Studio.
  • Understand the different encryption options and learn how to encrypt
    existing and new deployments.


Module 2: Implement batch jobs by using Azure Batch Services

Azure Batch creates and manages a pool of compute nodes (virtual machines),
installs the applications you want to run, and schedules jobs to run on the
nodes.

Lessons

  • Azure Batch overview
  • Run a batch job by using the Azure CLI and Azure Portal
  • Run batch jobs by using code
  • Manage batch jobs by using the Batch Service API

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Understand how the Azure Batch service works
  • Learn how to create and run batch jobs by using the Azure CLI
  • Learn how to create and run batch jobs by using code
  • Learn how to use the Azure Batch Service API to manage jobs

Module 3: Create containerized solutions

You can build and run modern, portable, microservices-based applications
that benefit from Kubernetes orchestrating and managing the availability of
those application components. Kubernetes supports both stateless and
stateful applications as teams progress through the adoption of
microservices-based applications.

Lessons

  • Create an Azure Managed Kubernetes Service (AKS) cluster
  • Create container images for solutions
  • Publish an image to the Azure Container Registry
  • Run containers by using Azure Container Instance or AKS

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Learn core concepts for Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Learn how to deploy AKS clusters
  • Publish an image to the Azure Container Registry
  • Learn about Azure Container Instances and how to deploy to them

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AZ-203T02 Develop Azure Platform as a Service compute solutions

In this 1-day course will gain the knowledge and skills needed to implement
Azure Platform as a Service feature and services in their development
solutions. Students will learn how to create and manage Azure App Service
resources, integrate push and offline sync in their mobile apps, and how to
document an API. Students will also learn how to create and test Azure
Functions.

Audience profile

  • Students in this course are interested in Azure development or in
    passing the Microsoft Azure Developer Associate certification exam.
  • Students should have 1-2 years experience as a developer. This course
    assumes students know how to code and have a fundamental knowledge of
    Azure.

Prerequisites

  • Students should have 1-2 years experience as a developer. This course
    assumes students know how to code and have a fundamental knowledge of
    Azure.
  • It is recommended that students have some experience with PowerShell or
    Azure CLI, working in the Azure portal, and with at least one
    Azure-supported programming language. Most of the examples in this
    course are presented in C\# .NET.

Course Outline

Module 1: Create App Service web apps

Azure App Service Web Apps (or just Web Apps) is a service for hosting web
applications, REST APIs, and mobile back ends. Web Apps not only adds the
power of Microsoft Azure to your application, such as security, load
balancing, autoscaling, and automated management.

Lessons

  • Azure App Service core concepts
  • Creating an Azure App Service web app
  • Creating background tasks by using Web Jobs in Azure App Service

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Understand App Service core concepts and capabilities
  • Know how to create App Service web apps by using Azure CLI, Azure
    Portal, and PowerShell.
  • Be able to create continuous and triggered Web Jobs

Module 2: Creating Azure App Service mobile apps

The Mobile Apps feature of Azure App Service gives enterprise developers
and system integrators a mobile-application development platform that's
highly scalable and globally available.

Lessons

  • Getting started with mobile apps in App Service
  • Enable push notifications for your app
  • Enable offline sync for your app

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Push their app on to the Mobile App service
  • How to register apps for push notifications

Module 3: Create Azure App Service API apps

This module covers how to create and document an Azure App Service API.

Lessons

  • Creating APIs
  • Using Swagger to document an API

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Know how to create an APIM instance and create a new API
  • Know how to use Swashbuckler to create Swagger objects in ASP.NET Core

Module 4: Implement Azure Functions

Azure Functions is a solution for easily running small pieces of code, or
"functions," in the cloud. You can write just the code you need for the
problem at hand, without worrying about a whole application or the
infrastructure to run it.

Lessons

  • Azure Functions overview
  • Develop Azure Functions using Visual Studio
  • Implement durable functions

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Understand the core features and functionality of Azure Functions
  • Be able to create functions, bindings, and triggers
  • Know common patters for Durable Functions and be able to create them

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AZ-203T03 Develop for Azure storage

In this 1-day course students will gain the knowledge and skills needed to
leverage Azure storage services and features in their development
solutions. It covers Azure Table storage, Azure Cosmos DB, Azure Blob, and
developing against relational databases in Azure.

Audience profile

  • Students in this course are interested in Azure development or in
    passing the Microsoft Azure Developer Associate certification exam.

Prerequisites

  • Students should have 1-2 years experience as a developer. This course
    assumes students know how to code and have a fundamental knowledge of
    Azure.
  • It is recommended that students have some experience with PowerShell or
    Azure CLI, working in the Azure portal, and with at least one
    Azure-supported programming language. Most of the examples in this
    course are presented in C\# .NET.

Course Outline

Module 1: Develop solutions that use Azure Table storage

Azure Table storage is a service that stores structured NoSQL data in the
cloud, providing a key/attribute store with a schemaless design. Because
Table storage is schemaless, it's easy to adapt your data as the needs of
your application evolve.

Lessons

  • Azure Table storage overview
  • Authorization in Table storage
  • Table service REST API

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Understand the features and uses of Azure Table storage
  • Know how to utilize Shared Key authorization
  • Know how to use the Azure Table storage REST service to manage data


Module 2: Develop solutions that use Azure Cosmos DB storage

This module covers Azure Cosmos DB storage. It instructs students on how it
works, how to manage containers and items, and create and update documents
by using code.

Lessons

  • Azure Cosmos DB overview
  • Managing containers and items
  • Create and update documents by using code

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Understand core features and functionality of Azure Cosmos DB
  • Be able to manage containers and items
  • Be able to create and update documents

Module 3: Develop solutions that use a relational database

SQL Database is a general-purpose relational database managed service in
Microsoft Azure that supports structures such as relational data, JSON,
spatial, and XML.

Lessons

  • Azure SQL overview
  • Create, read, update, and delete database tables by using code

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Know how the Azure SQL Database service works
  • Be able to perform database operations by using code


Module 4: Develop solutions that use Microsoft Azure Blob storage

Azure Blob storage is Microsoft's object storage solution for the cloud.
Blob storage is optimized for storing massive amounts of unstructured data.
Unstructured data is data that does not adhere to a particular data model
or definition, such as text or binary data.

Lessons

  • Azure Blob storage overview
  • Working with Azure Blob storage

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Understand when and why to use Azure Blob storage
  • Know how to set and retrieve Blob storage properties and metadata
  • Know how to replicate and copy Blobs

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AZ-203T04 Implement Azure security

In this 1-day course students will gain the knowledge and skills needed to
include Azure authentication and authorization services in their
development solutions. Students will learn how identity is managed and
utilized in Azure solutions by using the Microsoft identity platform.
Students will also learn about access control (claims-based authorization
and role-based access control) and how to implement secure data solutions.
Throughout the course students learn how to create and integrate these
resources by using the Azure CLI, REST, and application code.

Audience profile

  • Students in this course are interested in Azure development or in
    passing the Microsoft Azure Developer Associate certification exam.
  • Students should have 1-2 years experience as a developer. This course
    assumes students know how to code and have a fundamental knowledge of
    Azure.

Prerequisites

  • Students should have 1-2 years experience as a developer. This course
    assumes students know how to code and have a fundamental knowledge of
    Azure.
  • It is recommended that students have some experience with PowerShell or
    Azure CLI, working in the Azure portal, and with at least one
    Azure-supported programming language. Most of the examples in this
    course are presented in C\# .NET.

Course Outline

Module 1: Implement authentication

Microsoft identity platform is an evolution of the Azure Active Directory
(Azure AD) identity service and developer platform. It allows developers to
build applications that sign in all Microsoft identities, get tokens to
call Microsoft Graph, other Microsoft APIs, or APIs that developers have
built.

Lessons

  • Microsoft identity platform
  • Implement OAuth2 authentication
  • Implement managed identities for Azure resources
  • Implement authentication by using certificates, forms-based
    authentication, or tokens
  • Implement multi-factor authentication

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Understand the architecture of the Microsoft identity platform
  • Be able to implement OAuth2 authentication in their solutions
  • Be able to use Azure Key Vault to store and retrieve authentication
    information

Module 2: Implement access control

This module covers claims-based and role-based access control.

Lessons

  • Claims-based authorization
  • Role-based access control (RBAC) authorization

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Learn how to use claims-based authorization in their development
    solutions
  • How to manage access to resources using RBAC through the REST API

Module 3: Implement secure data solutions

This module covers securing data at rest and during transmission.

Lessons

  • Encryption options
  • End-to-end encryption
  • Implement Azure confidential computing
  • Manage cryptographic keys in Azure Key Vault

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Understand encryption options
  • Learn how to encrypt data with Transparent Data Encryption
  • Manage and utilize encryption keys by using the Azure key Vault

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AZ-203T05 Monitor, troubleshoot, and optimize Azure solutions

In this 1-day course students will gain the knowledge and skills needed to
ensure applications hosted in Azure are operating efficiently and as
intended. Students will learn how Azure Monitor operates and how to use
tools like Log Analytics and Application Insights to better understand what
is happening in their application. Students will also learn how to
implement autoscale, instrument their solutions to support monitoring and
logging, and use Azure Cache and CDN options to enhance the end-user
experience.

Audience profile

  • Students in this course are interested in Azure development or in
    passing the Microsoft Azure Developer Associate certification exam.
  • Students should have 1-2 years experience as a developer. This course
    assumes students know how to code and have a fundamental knowledge of
    Azure.

Prerequisites

  • Students should have 1-2 years experience as a developer. This course
    assumes students know how to code and have a fundamental knowledge of
    Azure.
  • It is recommended that students have some experience with PowerShell or
    Azure CLI, working in the Azure portal, and with at least one
    Azure-supported programming language. Most of the examples in this
    course are presented in C\# .NET.

Course Outline

Module 1: Introduction to Azure Monitor

Azure Monitor is the central service that includes all of tools you need to
monitor and optimize your solution.

Lessons

  • Overview of Azure Monitor

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Understand how Azure Monitor works
  • Know where and how Azure Monitor collects data


Module 2: Develop code to support scalability of apps and services

This module covers how applications scale and how to handle some
troubleshooting.

Lessons

  • Implement autoscale
  • Implement code that addresses singleton application instances
  • Implement code that handles transient faults

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Understand autoscale patterns and best practices for scaling their
    solutions
  • How to use the Azure CLI to communicate with a specific copy of a
    resource
  • How to handle transient faults in your solution


Module 3: Instrument solutions to support monitoring and logging

This module covers adding code to your app to send the data to Azure
Monitor.

Lessons

  • Configure instrumentation in an app or server by using Application
    Insights
  • Analyze and troubleshoot solutions by using Azure Monitor

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Know how to add default code to web pages, console apps, and Windows
    desktop apps to support telemetry
  • Know how to use dashboards and other tools to monitor and troubleshoot
    their app


Module 4: Integrate caching and content delivery within solutions

This module shows students how to leverage Azure Cache for Redis and Azure
CDNs to deliver assets to users more quickly.

Lessons

  • Azure Cache for Redis
  • Develop for storage on CDNs

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Understand how Azure Cache for Redis operates and how to configure and
    interact with it
  • Know how to manage Azure CDN

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AZ-203T06 Connect to and consume Azure, and third-party, services

This 1-day course is all about communication between apps and services.
Students will learn how to create and manage their own APIs by using API
Management, and how to use the different event- and message-based services
in Azure within their development solutions. Throughout the course students
learn how to create and integrate these resources by using the Azure
Portal, Azure CLI, REST, and application code.

Audience profile

  • Students in this course are interested in Azure development or in
    passing the Microsoft Azure Developer Associate certification exam.
  • Students should have 1-2 years experience as a developer. This course
    assumes students know how to code and have a fundamental knowledge of
    Azure.
  • It is recommended that students have some experience with PowerShell or
    Azure CLI, working in the Azure portal, and with at least one
    Azure-supported programming language. Most of the examples in this
    course are presented in C\# .NET.

Prerequisites

  • Students should have 1-2 years experience as a developer. This course
    assumes students know how to code and have a fundamental knowledge of
    Azure.
  • It is recommended that students have some experience with PowerShell or
    Azure CLI, working in the Azure portal, and with at least one
    Azure-supported programming language. Most of the examples in this
    course are presented in C\# .NET.

Course Outline

Module 1: Develop an App Service Logic App

Logic Apps helps you build solutions that integrate apps, data, systems,
and services across enterprises or organizations by automating tasks and
business processes as workflows. This module covers what they are and how
to create them.

Lessons

  • Azure Logic Apps overview
  • Create Logic Apps by using Visual Studio
  • Create custom connectors for Logic Apps
  • Create custom templates for Logic Apps

Students will understand how to create and manage Azure Logic Apps.

Module 2: Integrate Azure Search within solutions

Azure Search is a search-as-a-service cloud solution that gives developers
APIs and tools for adding a rich search experience over private,
heterogenous content in web, mobile, and enterprise applications. In this
module students will learn how to integrate Azure Search in to their
solutions.

Lessons

  • Create and query an Azure Search Index
  • Full text search in Azure Search

Students will know how to provision the service, create an index, load
data, and execute searches.

Module 3: API Management

API Management (APIM) helps organizations publish APIs to external,
partner, and internal developers to unlock the potential of their data and
services.

Lessons

  • Introduction to the API Management service
  • Securing your APIs
  • Defining API policies

Students will know how to provision the APIM service using the Azure
Portal, secure APIs with subscriptions and client certificates, and use API
policies to modify the behavior of an API.

Module 4: Develop event-based solutions

This module covers developing event-based solutions in Azure by integrating
Azure Event Grid, Event Hubs, and Notification Hubs in your applications.

Lessons

  • Implement solutions that use Azure Event Grid
  • Implement solutions that use Azure Event Hubs
  • Implement solutions that use Azure Notification Hubs

Students will know how the services work and how to integrate them in to
their solutions.

Module 5: Develop message-based solutions

Microsoft Azure Service Bus is a fully managed enterprise integration
message broker. Service Bus is most commonly used to decouple applications
and services from each other, and is a reliable and secure platform for
asynchronous data and state transfer. Azure Queue storage is a service for
storing large numbers of messages that can be accessed from anywhere in the
world via authenticated calls using HTTP or HTTPS.

Lessons

  • Implement solutions that use Azure Service Bus
  • Implement solutions that use Azure Queue Storage queues

Students will understand how to leverage Azure message-based services in
their solutions.

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20300AZ-203: Developing Solutions for Microsoft Azure