AZ-200: Develop Core Microsoft Azure Cloud Solutions

This is a completely new course that together with course "AZ-201: Develop Advanced Microsoft Azure Cloud Solutions" leads to the new MCSA Azure Developer certification.

Topics covered:

  • Provides students with the key knowledge to help prepare for Exam AZ-200.
  • The coursework covers Azure architecture, design and connectivity patterns, and choosing the right storage solution for your development needs.
  • The coursework covers developing solutions leveraging Azure Storage options including: Cosmos DB, Azure Storage tables, file storage, Blob, relational databases, and caching and content delivery networks.
  • The coursework covers solutions for: creating App Service Web Apps; notification and offline sync for mobile apps; Service Fabric; serverless Azure Functions; managing bulk operations through the Batch Service API; Azure Kubernetes Service; and Azure Media Services.
  • The coursework covers how authentication and authorization work in Azure, and how to implement secure data solutions with: encryption; Azure Key Vault; and SSL and TLS communications.

Audience:

These courses are for experienced programmers who want to develop and host solutions in Azure. Learners should have some experience with Azure and must be able to program in at least one Azure-supported language. These course focus on C#, Node.js, Azure CLI, Azure PowerShell, and JavaScript.

You will learn: 

  • Learn common Azure application design and connectivity patterns
  • Measuring and planning throughput, and data access structure
  • Learn about Azure networking topologies
  • Connect to storage in Azure
  • Design and implement policies to Tables
  • Create, read, update, and delete tables by using code
  • Develop for Azure Redis cache and content delivery networks
  • Develop solutions that use blob storage
  • Create an Azure app service web app by using Azure CLI, Powershell, and other tools
  • Create documentation for the API by using open source and other tools
  • Add push notifications and enable offline sync for mobile apps
  • Develop stateful and stateless apps on Service Fabric
  • Create Azure functions including bindings and triggers
  • Define and run scheduled bulk operations
  • Create an Azure Container Service (ACS/AKS) cluster using Azure CLI and Azure Portal
  • Develop media solutions that use AI services
  • Learn about the different authentication options, including multi-factor, available in Azure and how they operate
  • Learn about implementing access control in your solution including claims- and role-based authorization
  • Implement secure data solutions by using encryption, Azure confidential computing, and SSL/TLS communications
  • Manage cryptographic keys in Azure Key Vault

About Sergej Kešelj - instructor of the course

Sergej Kešelj is the founder of ICodeFactory, where he works as a CEO, Chief Solutions Architect and Lead Microsoft Certified Trainer. He is MCT, MCPD, MCTS, MCDBA, MCSD and MCAD certified software professional with 10+ years of experience as a trainer and 15+ years of software development experience. 

While educating and helping software professionals to get certified Sergej shares his broad experience from real-life software development projects. He has supported the whole development process of a CeBIT expo award-winning software which is now used by many international corporations. He does not miss a chance to speak at IT conferences. Some of his work has been published in leading IT magazines.

 Course outline:

  • This course day covers Azure architecture, design and connectivity patterns, and choosing the right storage solution for your development needs.

     

    Module 1: Select an appropriate compute solutionLessons

    • Take advantage of appropriate design and connectivity patterns

     

    Module 2: Design for hybrid technologiesLessons

    • Virtual networking
    • Hybrid networking

     

    Module 3: Select an appropriate storage solutionLessons

    • Address durability of data
    • Caching
    • Measure and plan throughput and structure of data access

     

     

  • This course day covers developing solutions leveraging Azure Storage options including: Cosmos DB, Azure Storage tables, file storage, Blob, relational databases, and caching and content delivery networks.

     

    Module 1: Develop solutions that use Azure Storage tablesLessons

    • Connect to Azure Storage
    • Design and Implement Storage tables
    • Query a table by using code

     

    Module 2: Develop solutions that use Azure Cosmos DB storage Azure Cosmos DBLessons

    • Choose the appropriate API for Cosmos DB storage
    • Manage containers and items in Cosmos DB storage
    • Create, read, update, and delete documents in Azure Cosmos DB by using code

     

    Module 3: Develop solutions that use file storageLessons

    • Implement file shares for an Azure storage account
    • Migrating content to and between file shares

     

    Module 4: Develop solutions that use a relational databaseLessons

    • Create, read, update, and delete database tables by using code
    • Implement SQL Dynamic Data Masking

     

    Module 5: Develop solutions that use Microsoft Azure Blob storageLessons

    • Create a Shared Access Signature for a blob
    • Asynchronously move items in Blob storage between containers
    • Set Blob storage container properties in metadata

     

    Module 6: Develop for caching and content delivery solutionsLessons

    • Azure Redis Cache
    • Develop for storage on CDNs
  • This course day covers solutions for: creating App Service Web Apps; notification and offline sync for mobile apps; Service Fabric; serverless Azure Functions; managing bulk operations through the Batch Service API; Azure Kubernetes Service; and Azure Media Services.

     

    Module 1: Creating App Service Web AppsLessons

    • Introduction to Web Apps
    • Using shell commands to create App Service Web Apps
    • Creating background tasks using WebJobs in Azure App Service
    • Using Swagger to document an API

     

    Module 2: Creating mobile appsLessons

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

     

    Module 3: Creating an app service Logic AppLessons

    • Overview of Azure Logic Apps
    • Creating a Logic App
    • Creating custom connectors for Logic Apps
    • Creating a custom template for a Logic App

      

    Module 4: Creating an app or service that runs on Service FabricLessons

    • Understanding Azure Service Fabric
    • Creating a Reliable Service
    • Creating a Reliable Actors app
    • Working with Reliable Collections

     

    Module 5: Creating Azure FunctionsLessons

    • Azure Functions overview
    • Develop Azure Functions using Visual Studio
    • Triggers and bindings

     

    Module 6: Scheduling bulk operationsLessons

    • Azure Batch overview
    • Running Batch jobs
    • Using the .NET Batch Management client library

     

    Module 7: Create solutions that use Azure Kubernetes ServiceLessons

    • Creating an Azure Kubernetes Service cluster
    • Azure Container Registry
    • Azure Contaner Instances

     

    Module 8: Developing apps for Azure Media ServicesLessons

    • Introduction to Azure Media Services
    • Azure Media Services v3 concepts
    • Upload, encode, and stream with .NET
    • Analyze your video with .NET
  • This course day covers how authentication and authorization work in Azure, and how to implement secure data solutions with: encryption; Azure Key Vault; and SSL and TLS communications.

     

    Module 1: Implementing authenticationLessons

    • Implement authentication in applications
    • Implement multi-factor authentication

     

    Module 2: Implementing access controlLessons

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

     

    Module 3: Implementing secure data solutionsLessons

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

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