Microsoft Azure Fundamentals (AZ-900) for KS

This one-day course will provide foundational level knowledge on Azure concepts; core Azure services; core solutions and management tools; general security and network security; governance, privacy, and compliance features; Azure cost management and service level agreements. The course can be taken as an optional first step in learning about cloud services and Microsoft Azure, before taking further Microsoft Azure or Microsoft cloud services courses.

Audience and Prerequisites

Dette kurset er kun for medlemmer i KS.
Kurset 11.april gjennomføres med engelsktalende instruktør. Øvrige datoer er med norsktalende instruktør.

This course is suitable for program managers and technical sales, with a general IT background. It is for students that want to learn about Microsoft offerings, see how components are implemented, and ask questions about products and features. This course does not provide an Azure pass or time in the classroom for students to do any hands-on activities. Students can get a free trial and do the walkthroughs outside of class. This course is primarily lecture and demonstrations.

Course goals

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Discuss the basics of cloud computing and Azure, and how to get started with Azure's subscriptions and accounts.
  • Describe the advantages of using cloud computing services, learning to differentiate between the categories and types of cloud computing, and how to examine the various concepts, resources, and terminology that are necessary to work with Azure architecture.
  • Outline the core services available with Microsoft Azure.
  • Discuss the core solutions that encompass a wide array of tools and services from Microsoft Azure.
  • Describe the general security and network security features, and how you can use the various Azure services to help ensure that your cloud resources are safe, secure, and trusted.
  • Discuss the identity, governance, privacy, and compliance features, and how Azure can help you secure access to cloud resources, what it means to build a cloud governance strategy, and how Azure adheres to common regulatory and compliance standards.
  • Discuss the factors that influence cost, tools you can use to help estimate and manage your cloud spend, and how Azure's service-level agreements (SLAs) can impact your application design decisions.

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Course content

Module 1: Describe core Azure concepts

In this module, you'll take an entry level end-to-end look at Azure and its capabilities, which will provide you with a solid foundation for completing the available modules for Azure Fundamentals.

Lessons:

  • Introduction to Azure fundamentals
  • Discuss Azure fundamental concepts
  • Describe core Azure architectural components

Module 2: Describe core Azure services

In this module, you learn about core Azure services like Azure database, Azure compute, Azure storage, and Azure Networking.

Lessons: 

  • Explore Azure database and analytics services
  • Explore Azure compute services
  • Explore Azure Storage services
  • Explore Azure networking services

Module 3: Describe core solutions and management tools on Azure

In this module, you'll learn about AI machine learning, Azure DevOps, monitoring fundamentals, management fundamentals, serverless computing fundamentals. and IoT fundamentals.

Lessons:

  • Choose the best AI service for your needs
  • Choose the best tools to help organizations build better solutions
  • Choose the best monitoring service for visibility, insight, and outage mitigation
  • Choose the best tools for managing and configuring your Azure environment
  • Choose the best Azure serverless technology for your business scenario
  • Choose the best Azure IoT service for your application

Module 4: Describe general security and network security features

In this module, you will learn how to protect yourself against security threats, and secure your networks with Azure.

Lessons:

  • Protect against security threats on Azure
  • Secure network connectivity on Azure

Module 5: Describe identity, governance, privacy, and compliance features

In this module, you will learn about Azure identity services, how to build a cloud governance strategy, and privacy, compliance and data protection standards on Azure.

Lessons:

  • Secure access to your applications by using Azure identity services
  • Build a cloud governance strategy on Azure
  • Examine privacy, compliance, and data protection standards on Azure

Module 6: Describe Azure cost management and service level agreements

In this module, you will learn how to plan and manage Azure costs, and how to choose the right Azure services though SLAs and service lifecycle.

Lessons:

  • Plan and manage your Azure costs
  • Choose the right Azure services by examining SLAs and service lifecycle

Certification 

This training is relevant preparation for exam AZ-900: Microsoft Azure Fundamentals.