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  • Published: Jul 25 2017
    Published: Jul 25 2017
    Length: 5:21:13
    This course is designed for cloud architects, cloud administrators, DevOps engineers, and IT professionals that have experience with Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Services (IaaS) and Platform Services (PaaS). This course focuses on architecting, deploying, and managing Microsoft's enterprise hybrid cloud solution Azure Stack. This course covers scenarios such as Azure Stack Architecture, deploying and configuring Azure Stack to be enterprise ready, configuring Azure Stack for tenants, region management, monitoring, backup and disaster recovery.
  • Published: Jul 9 2017
    Published: Jul 9 2017
    Length: 3:01:25

    This course demonstrates different approaches for building container based applications and deploying them into Azure. Different modules cover Windows and Linux based Docker containers with popular container orchestrators like Kubernetes and DCOS provisioned by the Azure Container Service. The course also show integration of container registries, specifically Docker Hub and the Azure Container Registry into DevOps workflows.  This course starts with the basics of building a Linux and a Windows container running a .NETCore application.  The course concludes showing how to customize the ACS templates with the acs-engine to deploy advanced cluster configurations.

  • Published: May 31 2017
    Published: May 31 2017
    Length: 1 hr 5 mins

    This blueprint provides a step-by-step plan for preparing and completing the exam 70-473 Designing and Implementing Cloud Data Platform Solutions using Opsgility online courses and labs along with Microsoft documentation.

  • Published: May 29 2017
    Published: May 29 2017
    Length: 1 hr 50 mins
    This blueprint provides a step-by-step plan for preparing and completing the exam 70-533 Implementing Azure Infrastructure Solutions using Opsgility online courses and labs along with Microsoft documentation.
  • Published: May 29 2017
    Published: May 29 2017
    Length: 1 hr 20 mins
    This blueprint provides a step-by-step plan for preparing and completing the exam 70-532 Developing Azure Solutions using Opsgility online courses and labs along with Microsoft documentation.
  • Published: May 24 2017
    Published: May 24 2017
    Length: 2 hrs 5 mins

    This blueprint provides a step-by-step plan for preparing and completing the exam 70-534 Architecting Azure Solutions using Opsgility online courses and labs along with Microsoft documentation.


  • Published: May 17 2017
    Published: May 17 2017
    Length: 1 hr 15 mins

    In this lab you will create an Azure SQL Database using the Azure Portal and connect to it using SQL Server Management Studio. You will then migrate a database hosted on a virtual machine to an Azure SQL Database.

  • Published: May 11 2017
    Published: May 11 2017
    Length: 8:41:30

    This course provides an in-depth examination of Microsoft Azure Virtual Machines starting from introductory concepts through advanced capabilities of the platform. The student will learn best practices for configuring virtual machines for performance, durability, and availability using features built into the platform. This course is designed using the Azure Resource Manager architecture and does not focus on the Azure Classic Architecture.

  • Published: May 11 2017
    Published: May 11 2017
    Length: 4:51:03

    This course provides an in-depth examination of Microsoft Azure Virtual Networks and hybrid connectivity starting from introductory concepts through advanced capabilities of the platform. The student will learn about options for connecting securely to a virtual network from an on-premises network or from another virtual network in Azure. This course will discuss configuration options with site-to-site, point-to-site, and introduce the student to Microsoft Azure ExpressRoute.

  • Published: May 9 2017
    Published: May 9 2017
    Length: 6:41:08

    In this class on Xamarin Forms, you will learn how to create cross platform applications for iOS, Android and Windows UWP and share C# code for both the UI and the logic that drives it. We will cover the solution structure, layout system, basic controls and different app styles you can create. XAML is supported in Xamarin Forms and we will look at how to add pages, provide behavior and even change property values in a device-specific fashion. We will explore how the Xamarin Forms layout system works and show you how to best utilize the StackLayout and Grid layout containers, as well working with ListView and Image views. You will learn how to build an Azure Mobile App on the Azure Portal using the Quickstart for Xamarin Forms. The App Service that the Quickstart generates will be customized to add more tables, DTOs and Controllers. Finally, you will modify an existing app to become a Xamarin Forms Client for Azure with offline synchronization.

  • Published: May 9 2017
    Published: May 9 2017
    Length: 9:04:40
    In this hands-on course, students will learn about running SQL Server in Azure. This course will review basic Azure networking and storage using the Azure Resource Manager architecture to prepare students for building SQL Server solutions in Azure. The primary focus of this course is SQL Server cloud and hybrid-cloud solutions on Azure Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS). This course will cover best practices for deploying SQL Server on Azure Virtual Machines including standalone SQL Servers and hybrid Availability Groups. The course will look at SQL Server features that take advantage of Azure Storage such as SQL Server Managed Backup, Azure Snapshot Backups, and SQL Server data files hosted on Azure Storage.
  • Published: May 9 2017
    Published: May 9 2017
    Length: 6:54:16
    In this hands on course, students will learn how to use the new Azure Command Line Interface (CLI), tool version 2.0 with a focus on Azure Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS).  Each area of the course explores creating, updating and deleting resources in Azure.  The course starts with managing the Microsoft cloud using Azure Resource Manager (ARM).  ARM topics include Resource Groups, organizing resources with Tags, Role Based Access Control (RBAC), Resource Locks.   Working with Virtual Networks and Virtual Machines, including VM Extensions is then reviewed.  Next working with the Azure Load Balancer is explored including load balancing rules, NAT rules, front-end and backend IP Pools and Health probes.  As each area is discussed there is a comprehensive hands on lab where students will build out a highly available yet simple Linux, PHP MySQL based application built entirely using the Azure CLI including installing and configuring both the application and the DB.
  • Published: May 5 2017
    Published: May 5 2017
    Length: 1:46:16
    This course is designed to help you learn to use OMS Log Analytics. It begins with a quick overview of what Log Analytics is and what business problems that it solves. Next you learn how to configure the OMS Workspace, adding connected data sources and management solutions. With the workspace configured, you move into the detailed section on using Log Search effectively. The course concludes with details on how to create custom visualizations and alerts.
  • Published: May 5 2017
    Published: May 5 2017
    Length: 20:53:18

    This course provides a comprehensive introduction to designing and implement Internet of Things (IoT) solutions on Microsoft Azure. The course covers both directions of message flow from device-to-cloud and cloud-to device, building analytics solutions atop the real-time telemetry, managing devices and securing the solution.

  • Published: May 3 2017
    Published: May 3 2017
    Length: 5:03:49
    This course provides an overview of Azure Backup for Resource Manager. The topics covered include an Overview of Azure Backup, Implementing Azure Backup, and Managing and Monitoring Azure Backup. Within those overall topics, additional topics discussed will be Microsoft Azure Backup Architecture, Capabilities, and Considerations. Creating an Azure Backup Vault, Registering Protected Systems, and Configuration Protection will be presented along with areas surrounding On-Demand Backups, Restore and Recovery, Monitoring and Maintenance, and finally, Troubleshooting common issues. 
  • Published: Apr 27 2017
    Published: Apr 27 2017
    Length: 3:41:36

    This course provides a high-level introduction to Microsoft’s Operation Management Suite (OMS). After a brief discussion of the value proposition for OMS, we look closely at each of the four feature pillars of OMS, including:

    ·        Insight & Analytics

    ·        Automation & Control

    ·        Protection & Disaster Recovery

    ·        Security & Compliance

    This course will help you understand core concepts and get started in using OMS as a monitoring and management solution for hybrid cloud deployments.

  • Published: Apr 26 2017
    Published: Apr 26 2017
    Length: 0:30:54
    This module will focus on data orchestration with Azure Data Factory.  Students will learn how to schedule, move, and transform data. Orchestration of on-demand data processing will be covered along with monitoring and managing data pipelines.
  • Published: Apr 17 2017
    Published: Apr 17 2017
    Length: 2:02:11

    This module will cover all aspects of big data storage and batch processing. We will start by making the case for big data in Azure. Then we will look at Azure service topics to include Blob Storage, Azure Data Lake Store, Azure Data Lake Analytics, and HDInsight clusters running Hadoop, Hive, Interactive Hive (LLAP) and Spark. Storage topics will focus on choosing the right storage, configuring storage and storage optimization. We will also cover Big Data scenarios including batch processing, interactive clusters, multi-cluster deployments and on-demand clusters.

  • Published: Apr 12 2017
    Published: Apr 12 2017
    Length: 1:08:52

    This module will provide an overview of big data, IoT and machine learning solutions in Azure. We will define the meaning of big data and look at the reasons why you might need a big data solution. We will then move on to a discussion of the analytics maturity model to understand how machine learning extracts value from big data. Next, we will review the lambda architecture which is the dominant architecture for big data solutions. We will look at the Azure components used in big data solutions and how they fit together to build an end-to-end lambda architecture in Azure. Finally, we will wrap up with a discussion of the Cortana Intelligence Suite and the value that it brings to big data and analytics solutions in Azure.

  • Published: Mar 24 2017
    Published: Mar 24 2017
    Length: 9:17:39

    In this course, students will learn the different cloud identity solutions that are provided by Azure Active Directory, and how to integrate them in a hybrid environment with your on-premises identity solution.

    Students will first be introduced to the issues with identity in today’s cloud-first world.  Then there will be a thorough examination of several Azure Active Directory features, across the different service tiers available today. Starting from the Azure AD Connect synchronization tool, we move to providing knowledge around the differences between Azure AD B2B/B2C and how to deploy them. Next subject is Azure Active Directory Domain Services, after which we detail  the integration with Office 365. The course is ended with an extensive mapping of Azure AD connect with ADFS Federation and the newest Azure AD Pass-through authentication.

    This course is also a good help for the Microsoft Azure Infrastructure exam (70-533) as well as for the Office 365 Identity exam (70-346).

  • Published: Mar 14 2017
    Published: Mar 14 2017
    Length: 2:15:58

    This course builds on the “Introduction to ARM Templates with Visual Studio” course.  In this course, you will learn about design and creation best practices, you will also learn about the various functions available when authoring ARM Templates.  Other topics covered are Nested Templates, Deployment, and Troubleshooting.  Throughout the course, you will walk the authoring and deployment of a multi-tier architecture defined in a single ARM Template (which is then broken into multiple nested templates).

  • Published: Mar 7 2017
    Published: Mar 7 2017
    Length:

    In this lab, you will process and query data using Azure Data Lake. You will deploy Azure Data Lake Analytics and Azure Data Lake Store. You will then transfer a data file from your lab machine to the Azure Data Lake Store. You will process the data in the store and save the results back out to a file. You will then run a federated query against the curated data and join it to a table stored in an Azure SQL Database. Finally, we will deploy an HDInsight cluster to query the same data stored in the Data Lake Store using Hive.

  • Published: Mar 7 2017
    Published: Mar 7 2017
    Length:

    In this lab, you will build an HDInisght Spark cluster to support an interactive business intelligence workloads. You will leverage Visual Studio 2017 to customize an ARM template to automate your deployment. You will import data and process it in Spark using Jupyter notebooks and then convert your data into a Hive table. You will then connect to your Spark cluster and query the Hive table to build a report with Power BI.

  • Published: Mar 6 2017
    Published: Mar 6 2017
    Length: 2:48:06

    This course gives you an introduction to AzureML and associated technologies, such as R, Power BI and RStudio.  This course begins by covering an introduction to AzureML, and then we walk through AzureML as if we were working our way through a Data Science Project.  Once the Data Science project is complete, we will look at how you can set up and report on the AzureML modelling process with Power BI.

  • Published: Mar 5 2017
    Published: Mar 5 2017
    Length: 4:32:54

    In this introductory course, students are walked through building an enterprise web solution using Microsoft Azure Platform as a Service (PaaS) components and Visual Studio 2017. 

    

    

  • Published: Mar 1 2017
    Published: Mar 1 2017
    Length: 1:18:20
    This training explores Microsoft Azure DNS Services and Azure Traffic Manager from the perspective of an IT Professional.  Students are introduced to Azure Domain Name Services as a Service for DNS domains.  The student will learn best practices for configuring Azure Domain Name Services.  An overview of Azure Traffic Manager that allows you to control the distribution of user traffic to your services hosted in Azure is also made.
  • Published: Feb 24 2017
    Published: Feb 24 2017
    Length: 3:11:34

    This course covers managing Azure Web Apps. The topics discussed cover a broad overview of Azure App Service and Azure Web Apps, as well as more in-depth discussion into many of the various features of Azure Web Apps, PowerShell and the Azure CLI. The features covered in this course include: Continuous Deployment, Kudu, Diagnostics & Monitoring, Application Insights, Hybrid Networking, Deployment Slots, Testing, Scaling, Traffic Manager, and Azure CDN. This course should help in preparation for both:

    • 70-533 Implementing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions
    • 70-532 Developing Azure Solutions 

  • Published: Feb 22 2017
    Published: Feb 22 2017
    Length: 8:22:09
    This course deep dives into Azure Automation – a cloud based automation engine hosted on Microsoft Azure. Students will learn the capability of Azure Automation as well as each component such as runbooks, modules, webhooks, Azure Automation DSC, etc. This course also covers topics such as runbook and Integration Modules development guidelines, and how Azure Automation can be integrated with other applications and Azure services such as OMS Log Analytics, Azure Site Recovery, etc.
  • Published: Feb 7 2017
    Published: Feb 7 2017
    Length: 1:48:47
    As part of the Architecting DevOps Solutions, we will be covering various topics – from an Overview of DevOps to Infrastructure as Code and Continuous Integration & Delivery. We will also discuss how to approach introducing DevOps to your organization.
  • Published: Feb 2 2017
    Published: Feb 2 2017
    Length: 1 hr
    In this lab, you will use PowerShell to manage Azure SQL Database. You will create a logical Azure SQL Server via PowerShell. You will then manage the firewall to allow remote connectivity to allow for client access. You will restore a database from an existing BACPAC file. Finally, you will use PowerShell to scale the database performance and pricing tier and setup an Azure Automation job to scale the database up at the beginning of the day and scaled it back down at the end of the day to optimize costs.
  • Published: Feb 1 2017
    Published: Feb 1 2017
    Length: 1:16:25
    This course covers aspects of security inherent in the Azure platform and those aspects that are available to customers when configuring their workloads in Azure. Operationalizing security is also covered, with a brief overview of Azure Security Center and OMS Security and Audit.
  • Published: Jan 25 2017
    Published: Jan 25 2017
    Length: 0:09:47
    In this architectural case study, you will be presented with a scenario and challenged to come up with a proposal that addresses the requirements of the scenario. This session will focus on leveraging Azure for DevOps practices (including ARM templates, ScaleSets, VM extensions).
  • Published: Jan 6 2017
    Published: Jan 6 2017
    Length: 4:35:33
    The SAP on Azure course is intended to prepare for designing SAP solutions on Microsoft Azure. This course focuses on designing solutions using Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) to enable SAP on Azure solutions. The course focuses on specific real-world problems that represent common IaaS and Hybrid scenarios and practices.
  • Published: Jan 4 2017
    Published: Jan 4 2017
    Length: 1:00:22
    The Architecting Global Solutions course covers general information about scaling and architecting for scale. After the overview, the course dives deeper into the techniques of scaling solutions globally using Azure services. The topics and services discussed in this course include: ARR Affinity, Azure Redis Cache, Azure Content Delivery Network (CDN), Azure Traffic Manager, Auto-Healing, and Asynchronous Programming. Finally, this course finishes with an overview of a few example architectures to give a better perspective on architecting global solutions in the cloud. This course should help in preparation for the 70-534 exam, Architecting Microsoft Azure Solutions.
  • Published: Jan 4 2017
    Published: Jan 4 2017
    Length: 0:43:28
    The Real-Time Ingestion and Processing in Azure course covers information about implementing real-time event stream ingestion and processing within Microsoft Azure. The course starts with an overview of the Lambda Architecture and what a Message Broker is used for. The course continues to cover the Azure Event Hubs and Azure IoT Hub services used for event stream ingestion, and Azure Stream Analytics and HDInsight for integrating real-time event processing. Finally, the course finishes with an overview of a few example architectures to give a better perspective on architecting Real-Time Ingestion and Processing solutions within the Microsoft Azure cloud. This course should help in preparation for the 70-534 exam, Architecting Microsoft Azure Solutions.
  • Azure Fundamentals
    Published: Dec 22 2016
    Published: Dec 22 2016
    Length: 7:18:51
    This course introduces key concepts for cloud computing and how Microsoft Azure aligns with those scenarios. Students are introduced to several key Azure services and solutions that align with the following technical disciplines including Infrastructure as a Service, Hybrid Cloud, Application Development, and Big Data and Analytics.       
  • Published: Dec 21 2016
    Published: Dec 21 2016
    Length: 1:06:23
    The Architecting with Azure App Service course covers general information about the PaaS (Platform as a Service) offerings within Azure App Service; including Web Apps, Web Jobs, Mobile Apps, API Apps, and Logic Apps. The capabilities of Azure API Management to better help manage and consume APIs in the cloud are also covered. The course also includes a few example architectures to give a better perspective on designing solutions around Azure App Service. This course should help in preparation for the 70-534 exam, Architecting Microsoft Azure Solutions.
  • Published: Dec 21 2016
    Published: Dec 21 2016
    Length: 1:26:25
    The Choosing the Right Storage course covers general information about the different Database and Storage services within Microsoft Azure from Relational Databases, Object Storage, and Messaging, to the different NoSQL storage options available. This course also covers a few example architectures to give a better perspective on designing solutions around these different services; including the concept of Polyglot Persistence. This course should help in preparation for the 70-534 exam, Architecting Microsoft Azure Solutions.
  • Published: Dec 8 2016
    Published: Dec 8 2016
    Length: 0:49:11
    The Architecting Cloud Connectivity course covers general information about the Azure network, and specific topics related to designing hybrid connectivity solutions. Several example architectures are considered, evaluating key design criteria, such as performance and scale, security and compliance, and cost optimization. This course should help in preparation for the 70-534 exam, Architecting Microsoft Azure Solutions.
  • Published: Dec 6 2016
    Published: Dec 6 2016
    Length: 3:47:33
    This course is five modules on Implementing and Managing Web APIs in Azure. This first module will provide an overview to give you and understanding of the Web API capabilities available in Microsoft Azure. Then we will cover building API apps, where the API Apps service is, and where it fits within the Azure App Service suite. Next we’ll discuss what the Azure API Management service is and what benefits it provides you for better managing Web APIs in the cloud. Finally, we’ll finish the module with a demo to show off what the API Management portals, both the Publisher Portal and the Developer Portal, look like and where to access them.
  • Published: Dec 2 2016
    Published: Dec 2 2016
    Length: 2:56:03
    In this class, the student will learn about considerations when planning, designing and architecting a hybrid management solution. The module will focus on an Introduction to Hybrid Management, the components that make up a Hybrid Management Solution, and evaluate Architecting Hybrid Management Solutions in areas that include: Performance & Scale; Security & Compliance; Flexibility; Resiliency; and Cost Optimization.
  • Published: Dec 2 2016
    Published: Dec 2 2016
    Length: 1:57:51
    In this course you will learn about the Azure App Service offering, Mobile Apps. After being introduced to Mobile Apps, you will learn why they can help your enterprise, how the service tiers are structured, how to scale, and how to monitor using mobile apps. In our Hands-On Lab, you will create an Azure Mobile App backend service. This service will consist of an ASP.NET Web API and SQL database that will be hosted on an Azure App Service. As you go through the lab you will see how to create both standard and custom API endpoints and how to test them from a REST client.
  • Published: Dec 1 2016
    Published: Dec 1 2016
    Length: 1:03:58
    In this course we will review architectural concepts specific to designing solutions with infrastructure as a service (IaaS) components in Microsoft Azure. We will look at several example architectures and consider key design criteria, such as performance and scale, security and compliance, and cost optimization. This course should help in preparation for the 70-534 exam, Architecting Microsoft Azure Solutions.
  • Published: Nov 30 2016
    Published: Nov 30 2016
    Length: 0:57:10
    Introduction to Azure Active Directory, Azure Active Directory Components, and Architecting Azure Active Directory Solutions.
  • Published: Nov 14 2016
    Published: Nov 14 2016
    Length: 1:48:11
    Logic Apps are a fully managed PaaS service that is part of the Azure App Service service. Logic Apps allows any technical user or developer the ability to automate business process execution and workflow via an easy-to-use visual designer or with Visual Studio. Students will obtain an understanding of the Logic App features and get practical experience with building Logic App workflows.
  • Published: Nov 14 2016
    Published: Nov 14 2016
    Length: 1:29:03
    Throughout this course we will delve into how the Azure Identity stack looks like, what Azure AD is, what the OAuth protocol is - you've probably heard of OAuth and how it completely changed the privacy and security story of the Internet - we'll use OAuth in our talks a alot. We will also talk about Graph API and why it is so important and last but certainly not least, we will cover the importance of Azure Active Directory B2B and B2C. Don't worry - even though these are a lot of topics to talk about, this is going to be a fun session!
  • Published: Nov 10 2016
    Published: Nov 10 2016
    Length: 12:37:40
    This course provides an in-depth discussion and practical hands-on training of Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Services (IaaS) including Azure Virtual Machines, Storage and Virtual Networking. This course is specifically designed to relate technologies and scenarios used in AWS to those used in Microsoft Azure.
  • Published: Nov 7 2016
    Published: Nov 7 2016
    Length: 0:41:50
    In this course, the student will learn how to design a solution that enables reliable offsite backups for key enterprise workload as well as designing solutions for hybrid workload failover between on-premises and Azure.
  • Published: Nov 7 2016
    Published: Nov 7 2016
    Length: 2:15:15
    In every organization a diverse set of skills are required to win and deliver world class cloud-based solutions. This class is designed to teach your sales and technical teams a foundational view of infrastructure solutions that can be built using Microsoft Azure Infrastructure as a Service. More importantly, this course will show them how to position and strategically sell these solutions to decision-makers and C-level executives.
  • Published: Nov 1 2016
    Published: Nov 1 2016
    Length: 30 mins
    In this lab, you will create a Azure SQL Database from the Azure Marketplace. You will Geo-Replicate that Database to another Azure Datacenter. Finally, you will connect the database from your computer using SQL Management Studio just as you would a SQL Server, but it’s SQL Database-as-a-Service.
  • Published: Nov 1 2016
    Published: Nov 1 2016
    Length: 1 hr
    In this lab, you will use Extended Events to troubleshoot common issues in SQL Server 2016 Availability Groups. You will explore the AlwaysOn_health extended events session to identify operational issues with your Availability Group.
  • Published: Oct 25 2016
    Published: Oct 25 2016
    Length: 1 hr 30 mins
    In this lab, you will first create an Azure SQL Database. Next, you will create a Cloudera Enterprise Data Hub – Express Edition Cluster using the Azure Marketplace. Once the cluster is up and running using tools on the Cloudera cluster you import data from SQL Azure into the Hadoop File System (HDFS) as Hives. Then using the Hadoop User Experience (HUE), you will query the data in Hadoop.
  • Azure Governance
    Published: Oct 13 2016
    Published: Oct 13 2016
    Length: 2:54:17
    In this course the student will learn features and services in Microsoft Azure that allow you to build a cloud designed to be enterprise ready. Topics will include configuring the Azure EA Portal, implementing charge back at the business unit or individual subscription level, as well as how to implement advanced policies and role based access control to implement enterprise wide Azure Governance. This course will focus on the technical implementation and best practices for configuring Azure subscriptions in the enterprise.
  • Published: Sep 17 2016
    Published: Sep 17 2016
    Length: 2:54:30
    In the course Introduction to Azure SQL Database we will discuss the configuration, performance, security, availability, recovery and automation of Azure SQL Database. We will also review hybrid solutions with SQL Server Stretch Database. This course will partially help prepare you for exam 70-473 Designing and Implementing Cloud Data Platform Solutions.
  • Published: Aug 24 2016
    Published: Aug 24 2016
    Length: 0:53:37
    In this hands-on course, students will learn about Azure SQL Data Warehouse. This course will review basic architecture of Azure SQL Data Warehouse. We will cover tools used with Azure SQL Data Warehouse, loading SQL Data Warehouse and basic workload management in SQL Data Warehouse.
  • Published: Jul 28 2016
    Published: Jul 28 2016
    Length: 5:33:49
    In this course the student will learn the basics of messaging patterns between software systems and how to use the Azure Service Bus as a messaging solution.
  • Published: Jul 11 2016
    Published: Jul 11 2016
    Length: 6:50:08
    In this course the student will learn how to architect a secure and highly available network solution using Barracuda’s Next Generation (NG) virtual appliance to protect two Azure Virtual Networks. This course is heavily focused on the intense hands-on lab that not only uses Barracuda but demonstrates how to configure user defined routes to configure traffic through the appliance and to configure forced tunneling as well as locking down the internal network using network security groups. Note: This course uses the Azure Resource Manager deployment model.
  • Published: Jun 3 2016
    Published: Jun 3 2016
    Length: 1 hr 29 mins
    In this lab, you will use a KEMP LoadMaster as a web traffic director. By examining the content of each request, the LoadMaster will assign each item of traffic to a specific server using pattern matching.
  • Published: May 30 2016
    Published: May 30 2016
    Length: 2:52:59
    This training explores Microsoft Azure Application Gateway, one of the powerful load balancing services we have available out of Azure PaaS solutions. This training starts with an explanation of what load balancing is, followed by describing the different Azure load balancing techniques that are available today. Students will also learn the business cases for when deploying an Azure Application Gateway, compared to other similar solutions available in Azure. The second module of this training provides an in-depth guidance on how to deploy Azure Application Gateway by using PowerShell and ARM-templates.
  • Published: May 27 2016
    Published: May 27 2016
    Length: 0:10:24
    In this architectural case study you will be presented with a scenario and challenged to come up with a proposal that addresses the requirements of the scenario. This session will focus on a high level architecture of designing a single-sign-on (SSO) solution for enterprise and cloud identity.
  • Published: May 26 2016
    Published: May 26 2016
    Length: 1 hr 17 mins
    This lab will provide step-by-step instructions that will guide you through the installation of Chef Server on Microsoft Azure. The lab exercises will cover - the setup of a Chef Server in Azure, the download and install of a Chef Cookbook, and the configuration of a Windows Virtual Machine node.
  • Published: May 25 2016
    Published: May 25 2016
    Length: 0:08:10
    In this architectural case study you will be presented with a scenario and challenged to come up with a proposal that addresses the requirements of the scenario. This session will focus on Azure hybrid connectivity including virtual networks, site-to-site VPN, and Azure ExpressRoute
  • Published: Apr 28 2016
    Published: Apr 28 2016
    Length: 4:08:49
    This course provides an overview of DevTest Labs, discussing the business and technical problems this solution aims to solve and walking through its features. Several hands-on labs help ensure practical experience is gained in this solution.
  • Published: Apr 23 2016
    Published: Apr 23 2016
    Length: 10:58:48
    The Azure WebJobs for Starters course explores the dark magic behind most applications. CRON jobs are valuable to most cloud-based applications. Nevertheless, if you want to handle incoming data or automate scheduled operations, there is a WebJob for you. This course will cover the basics of Azure WebJobs to be able to incorporate it efficiently into your application, such as development, deployment, monitoring and debugging.
  • Published: Mar 9 2016
    Published: Mar 9 2016
    Length: 11:26:45
    This course provides an in-depth view of the Azure Storage Service for Developers. Azure Storage is a highly scalable PaaS service that offers capabilities for blob, tables, queues, and file based storage. This class will teach you the introductory concepts for each service as well as managing Azure Storage at a deeper level using 3rd party tools as well as Azure PowerShell and also how to use the Azure Storage SDK to design .NET applications using Azure Storage. Architectural concepts of the service are explored as are service limits and design guidelines.
  • Published: Mar 7 2016
    Published: Mar 7 2016
    Length: 9:33:35
    This course provides an overview on Microsoft’s Enterprise Mobility Suite – EMS, a collection of its flagship cloud technologies like Microsoft Intune, which allows organizations to perform end user’s device management and control, Azure Active Directory which is the identity management solution from within Azure and Azure Rights Management Services, providing a solution for data security and management. This content of this course is based on most recent features available within the 3 technical components at the time of writing, mainly focusing on the “real-world” usage scenarios from the author’s own experiences when implementing this solution at customers worldwide in the last 9-12 months.
  • Published: Mar 3 2016
    Published: Mar 3 2016
    Length: 9:44:07
    This course provides an in-depth view of the Azure Storage Service for IT Professionals. Azure Storage is a highly scalable PaaS service that offers capabilities for blob, tables, queues, and file based storage. This class will teach you the introductory concepts for each service as well as managing Azure Storage at a deeper level using 3rd party tools as well as Azure PowerShell. Architectural concepts of the service are explored as are service limits and design guidelines.
  • Published: Feb 4 2016
    Published: Feb 4 2016
    Length: 7:07:36
    In this course students will be introduced to web apps with in Azure App Service. Students will learn about how to develop, deploy and configure web application to Microsoft Azure. Students will gain hands one experience of enabling Azure Active Directory authentication for web application. This course also covers monitoring, diagnosing of web applications.
  • Published: Jan 20 2016
    Published: Jan 20 2016
    Length: 2:21:48
    In this course students will be introduced to the capabilities of Redis - an open source (BSD licensed), in-memory data structure store, used as database, cache and message broker. With Azure Redis Cache, Microsoft is providing fully managed service based on the popular open-source Redis cache on Microsoft Azure. This course will help students to get familiar with Azure Redis Cache as well as working with the cache from C# application.
  • Published: Jan 20 2016
    Published: Jan 20 2016
    Length: 3:11:49
    This course explores Azure Search - a fully managed search service for web and mobile app development. The course takes you through creating search service and hands-on practical learning to creating and querying the search index using rest and .NET clients. Course walks you through how to enable a web application with search capabilities like type-ahead, faceted navigation etc. Finally you will learn how to manage the search service.
  • Published: Jan 18 2016
    Published: Jan 18 2016
    Length: 7:04:13
    In this course students will be introduced to Azure Cloud Services. Students will learn about the architecture of cloud services, web roles & worker roles. They will gain hands on experience by developing an application which has a web role & worker role using queue based load levelling. Student will learn about developing, configuring, deploying, troubleshooting, diagnostics and monitoring of cloud service.
  • Published: Jan 5 2016
    Published: Jan 5 2016
    Length: 7 hrs 9 mins
    This course explores learning how to create and configure Azure Virtual Machines and Virtual Networks using the Azure Resource Manager (ARM) PowerShell Cmdlets. This course assumes you have a solid knowledge of the features and capabilities of Azure Infrastructure as a Service and is focused on teaching and reinforcing skills using the Azure PowerShell Cmdlets.
  • Published: Dec 22 2015
    Published: Dec 22 2015
    Length: 1:58:34
    In this course you will learn the fundamentals and architecture of Microsoft Azure Cloud Services. This course will prepare you for the Cloud Service objectives in Microsoft Azure Certification Exam 70-533 as well as prepare you to manage, monitor, and deploy Azure Cloud Service applications at a practical level. Topics will include diagnostics, monitoring, scale and automation.
  • Published: Dec 12 2015
    Published: Dec 12 2015
    Length: 3:25:46
    This class introduces the student to Azure Resource Manager (ARM) and explains architectural concepts for ARM and how it is used to manage Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) and Platform as a Service (PaaS) workloads within Azure. Students will gain an understanding of resource groups, resource providers, tags, and role based access control (RBAC). Students will learn introductory concepts for authoring templates using Visual Studio and ARM templates focused on Azure Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS).
  • Published: Sep 15 2015
    Published: Sep 15 2015
    Length: 6:07:52
    The Introduction to Azure DocumentDB course explores the latest NoSQL storage option available on Microsoft Azure, called DocumentDB, and will help students to become familiar with DocumentDB and its features. As a document-oriented database DocumentDB allows developers to store semi-structured and structured data in a scalable way without the need to learn another data access language. Students familiar with relational databases will find a lot of features provided by traditional databases, such as SQL, UDF and Stored Procedures, also in DocumentDB. Provided as a cloud service, DocumentDB helps to reduce operation and maintenance costs without losing control of your overall database.
  • Published: Jun 3 2015
    Published: Jun 3 2015
    Length: 5:38:22
    This course explores using the Microsoft Azure PowerShell cmdlets to create and configure Microsoft Azure Virtual Machines. This course assumes you have a solid knowledge of features and capabilities of Microsoft Azure IaaS and is focused on teaching and reinforcing skills with the Azure PowerShell cmdlets. Note: This class is 100% based on the classic architecture (legacy). If you are deploying new workloads take the Resource Manager class instead.