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AZ-301 Azure Solution Architect Design Bootcamp

IMPORTANT: As of May 2019, although this course AZ-301 is our most up to date course to help you prepare for Azure Certification Exam AZ-301, this course does NOT help you prepare for exam AZ-300 and will not fully prepare you to earn the Azure Solutions Architect Expert badge. We recommend you check out our combined course AZ-303 that helps you prepare for BOTH Azure Exams AZ-301 and AZ-300 and helps you prepare to earn the Azure Solutions Architect Expert badge: Please click, tap on, or use this text link OR click or tap on the Microsoft Certified Azure Solutions Architect Expert badge image, in order to view course 30300 or AZ-303 Azure Solutions Architect Training Combo Package for more details.

Azure Solutions Architect Expert Badge Azure Certification Exams AZ-301 and AZ-300 Microsoft Azure Role Based Certification Training Azure Solution Architect Certification Training

This course helps you prepare for the following Official Microsoft Azure Certification Exam which helps you on your way to earning the Azure Solutions Architect Expert Badge:

  • Azure Exam AZ-301 Microsoft Azure Architect Design

This course does NOT help you prepare for exam AZ-300. You will still need to also pass the following exam to earn this badge:

  • Azure Exam AZ-300 Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies

To prepare for Exam AZ-300, we offer you two options:

This course helps you on your way to preparing to earning the Azure Solutions Architect Expert badge. For more information on the Azure Solutions Architect Expert badge itself such as benefits of earning this certification badge, prerequisite badges, and the certification paths this badge is associated with, please use the following two links to learn more about the Azure Solutions Architect Expert badge:

About this Course

This 4-day Azure Solution Architect Design training contains the following 4 courses. It is also designed to help you prepare for Exam AZ-301.

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AZ-301T01 Designing for Identity and Security

With our Microsoft Official Azure Certification Exam AZ-301 Training Course AZ-301T01 you get to learn how to manage security and identity within the context of Azure. Also, you’ll be introduced to multiple SaaS services available in Azure that for integration into existing Azure solutions.

Audience profile

Successful Cloud Solutions Architects begin this role with practical
experience with operating systems, virtualization, cloud infrastructure,
storage structures, billing, and networking.


At course completion of this Designing for Identity and Security

(AZ-301T01)

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Integrate their existing solutions with external identity providers
    using Azure AD B2B or B2C.
  • Design a hybrid identity solution.
  • Determine when to use advanced features of Azure AD such as Managed
    Service Identity, MFA and Privileged Identity Management.
  • Secure application secrets using Key Vault.
  • Secure application data using SQL Database and Azure Storage features.
  • Detail the various APIs available in Cognitive Services.
  • Identify when to use the Face API, Speech API or Language Understanding
    (LUIS) service.
  • Describe the relationship to Bot Framework and Azure Bot Services.

Course Outline for Designing for Identity and Security
(AZ-301T01)


Module 1: Managing Security & Identity for Azure Solutions

This module discusses both security and identity within the context of
Azure. For security, this module reviews the various options for monitoring
security, the options available for securing data and the options for
securing application secrets. For identity, this module focuses
specifically on Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) and the various features
available such as Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA), Managed Service
Identity, Azure AD Connect, ADFS and Azure AD B2B/B2C.

Lab : Securing Secrets in Azure

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Integrate their existing solutions with external identity providers
    using Azure AD B2B or B2C.
  • Design a hybrid identity solution.
  • Determine when to use advanced features of Azure AD such as Managed
    Service Identity, MFA and Privileged Identity Management.
  • Secure application secrets using Key Vault.
  • Secure application data using SQL Database and Azure Storage features.


Module 2: Integrating SaaS Services Available on the Azure Platform

This module introduces multiple SaaS services available in Azure that are
available for integration into existing Azure solutions. These services
include Cognitive Services, Bot Service, Machine Learning and Media
Services.


Lab : Deploying Service Instances as Components of Overall Azure
Solutions

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Detail the various APIs available in Cognitive Services.
  • Identify when to use the Face API, Speech API or Language Understanding
    (LUIS) service.

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AZ-301T02 Designing a Data Platform Solution

This 1-day course to learn to Compare and contrast various database options
on Azure, identify data streaming options for large-scale data ingest, and
identify longer-term data storage options.

Audience profile

Successful Cloud Solutions Architects begin this role with practical
experience with operating systems, virtualization, cloud infrastructure,
storage structures, billing, and networking.


At course completion of this Designing a Data Platform Solution

(AZ-301T02)

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Determine the ideal pricing option for Azure Storage based on a
    solution’s requirements.
  • Identify performance thresholds for the Azure Storage service.
  • Determine the type of Storage blobs to use for specific solution
    components.
  • Use the Azure Files service for SMB operations.
  • Identify solutions that could benefit from the use of StorSimple
    physical or virtual devices.
  • Compare and contrast monitoring services for applications, the Azure
    platform, and networking.
  • Design an alert scheme for a solution hosted in Azure.
  • Select the appropriate backup option for infrastructure and data hosted
    in Azure.
  • Automate the deployment of future resources for backup recovery or
    scaling purposes.

Course Outline for Designing for a Data Platform Solution
(AZ-301T02)

Module 1: Backing Azure Solutions with Azure Storage

This module describes how many Azure services use the Azure Storage service
as a backing store for other application solution in Azure. The module
dives into critical considerations when using Azure Storage as a
supplemental service for an all-up Azure solution.

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Determine the ideal pricing option for Azure Storage based on a
    solution’s requirements.
  • Identify performance thresholds for the Azure Storage service.
  • Determine the type of Storage blobs to use for specific solution
    components.
  • Use the Azure Files service for SMB operations.
  • Identify solutions that could benefit from the use of StorSimple
    physical or virtual devices.

Module 2: Comparing Database Options in Azure

This module compares the various relational and non-relational data storage
options available in Azure. Options are explored as groups such as
relational databases (Azure SQL Database, MySQL, and PostgreSQL on Azure),
non-relational (Azure Cosmos DB, Storage Tables), streaming (Stream
Analytics) and storage (Data Factory, Data Warehouse, Data Lake).

Lab : Deploying Database Instances in Azure

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Compare and contrast monitoring services for applications, the Azure
    platform, and networking.
  • Identify data streaming options for large-scale data ingest.
  • Identify longer-term data storage options.

Module 3: Monitoring & Automating Azure Solutions

This module covers the monitoring and automation solutions available after
an Azure solution has been architected, designed and possibly deployed. The
module reviews services that are used to monitor individual applications,
the Azure platform, and networked components. This module also covers
automation and backup options to enable business-continuity scenarios for
solutions hosted in Azure.


Lab : Deploying Configuration Management Solutions to Azure

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Compare and contrast monitoring services for applications, the Azure
    platform, and networking.
  • Design an alert scheme for a solution hosted in Azure.
  • Select the appropriate backup option for infrastructure and data hosted
    in Azure. Automate the deployment of future resources for backup
    recovery or scaling purposes.

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AZ-301T03 Designing for Deployment, Migration, and Integration

This 1-day course to learn how to deploy an ARM template to a resource
group, author a complex deployment using the Azure Building Blocks tools,
and integrate an API or Logic App with the API Management service.

Audience profile

Successful Cloud Solutions Architects begin this role with practical
experience with operating systems, virtualization, cloud infrastructure,
storage structures, billing, and networking.


At course completion of this Designing for Deployment, Migration, and
Integration

(AZ-301T03)

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Create a resource group.
  • Add resources to a resource group.
  • Deploy an ARM template to a resource group Integrate an API or Logic
    App with the API Management service.
  • Design an App Service Plan or multi-region deployment for high
    performance and scale.
  • Integrate an API or Logic App with the API Management service.
  • Design an App Service Plan or multi-region deployment for high
    performance and scale.


Course Outline for Designing for Deployment, Migration, and Integration

(AZ-301T03)

Module 1: Deploying Resources with Azure Resource Manager

This module establishes a basic understanding of Azure Resource Manager and
the core concepts of deployments, resources, templates, resource groups,
and tags. The module will dive deeply into the automated deployment of
resources using ARM templates.

Lab : Deploying Resources with Azure Resource Manager

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Create a resource group.
  • Add resources to a resource group.
  • Deploy an ARM template to a resource group.
  • Filter resources using tags.
  • Author a complex deployment using the Azure Building Blocks tools.

Module 2: Creating Managed Server Applications in Azure

This module describes how solutions can leverage serverless application
hosting services in Azure to host web applications, REST APIs, integration
workflows and HPC workloads without the requirement to manage specific
server resources. The module focuses on App Services-related components
such as Web Apps, API Apps, Mobile Apps, Logic Apps, and Functions.

Lab : Deploying Managed Containerized Workloads to Azure

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Select between hosting application code or containers in an App Service
    instance.
  • Describe the differences between API, Mobile, and Web Apps.
  • Integrate an API or Logic App with the API Management service.
  • Design an App Service Plan or multi-region deployment for high
    performance and scale.

Module 3: Authoring Serverless Applications in Azure

This module describes how solutions can leverage serverless application
hosting services in Azure to host web applications, REST APIs, integration
workflows and HPC workloads without the requirement to manage specific
server resources. The module focuses on App Services-related components
such as Web Apps, API Apps, Mobile Apps, Logic Apps, and Functions.

Lab : Deploying Serverless Workloads to Azure

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Select between hosting application code or containers in an App Service
    instance.
  • Describe the differences between API, Mobile, and Web Apps.
  • Integrate an API or Logic App with the API Management service.
  • Design an App Service Plan or multi-region deployment for high
    performance and scale.

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AZ-301T04 Designing an Infrastructure Strategy

This 1-day course to learn how to Describe DNS and IP strategies for VNETs
in Azure, compare connectivity options for ad-hoc and hybrid connectivity,
distribute network traffic across multiple loads using load balancers, and
design a hybrid connectivity scenario between cloud and on-premise.

Audience profile

Successful Cloud Solutions Architects begin this role with practical
experience with operating systems, virtualization, cloud infrastructure,
storage structures, billing, and networking.


At course completion of this Designing an Infrastructure Strategy

(AZ-301T04)

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Describe various patterns pulled from the Cloud Design Patterns.
  • Distribute network traffic across multiple loads using load balancers.
  • Design a hybrid connectivity scenario between cloud and on-premise.
  • Design an availability set for one or more virtual machines.
  • Describe the differences between fault and update domains.
  • Author a VM Scale Set ARM template.

Course Outline for Designing an Infrastructure Strategy
(AZ-301T04)

Module 1: Application Architecture Patterns in Azure

This module introduces, and reviews common Azure patterns and architectures
as prescribed by the Microsoft Patterns & Practices team. Each pattern
is grouped into performance, resiliency, and scalability categories and
described in the context of similar patterns within the category.

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Locate and reference the Cloud Design Patterns documentation.
  • Locate and reference the Azure Architecture Center.
  • Describe various patterns pulled from the Cloud Design Patterns.


Module 2: Building Azure IaaS-Based Server Applications (ADSK)

This module identifies workloads that are ideally deployed using
Infrastructure-as-a-Service services in Azure. The module focuses on the VM
Scale Sets and Virtual Machine services in Azure and how to best deploy
workloads to these services using best practices and features such as
Availability Sets.

Lab : Building Azure IaaS-Based Server Applications.

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Design an availability set for one or more virtual machines.
  • Describe the differences between fault and update domains.
  • Author a VM Scale Set ARM template.
  • Join a virtualized machine to a domain either in Azure or on a hybrid
    network.

Module 3: Networking Azure Application Components

This module describes the various networking and connectivity options
available for solutions deployed on Azure. The module explores connectivity
options ranging from ad-hoc connections to long-term hybrid connectivity
scenarios. The module also discusses some of the performance and security
concerns related to balancing workloads across multiple compute instances,
connecting on-premise infrastructure to the cloud and creating gateways for
on-premise data.


Lab : Deploying Network Infrastructure for Use in Azure Solutions

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe DNS and IP strategies for VNETs in Azure.
  • Compare connectivity options for ad-hoc and hybrid connectivity.
  • Distribute network traffic across multiple loads using load balancers.
  • Design a hybrid connectivity scenario between cloud and on-premise.


Module 4: Integrating Azure Solution Components Using Messaging
Services

This module describes and compares the integration and messaging services
available for solutions hosted on the Azure platform. Messaging services
described include Azure Storage Queues, Service Bus Queues, Service Bus
Relay, IoT Hubs, Event Hubs, and Notification Hubs. Integration services
include Azure Functions and Logic Apps.


Lab : Integrating Azure Solution Components using Messaging Services

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Compare Storage Queues to Service Bus Queues.
  • Identify when to use Azure Functions or Logic Apps for integration
    components in a solution.
  • Describe the differences between IoT Hubs, Event Hubs and Time Series
    Insights.

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30100AZ-301 Azure Solution Architect Design Bootcamp