Implementing Azure Virtual Machines   Real Time Labs Enabled

Level 300



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.

Pre Requisites

  • Understanding of virtualization technologies such as Hyper-V or VMWare is recommended

Course Audience

  • IT Professionals

Course Objectives

  • Understand key capabilities in Azure VMs
  • Learn how to manage and monitor Azure VMs
  • Understand key capabilities and options for establishing hybrid connectivity such as site-to-site, point-to-site, and ExpressRoute
  • Understand how to organize and control access to resources using Resource Manager
  • Understand the different types of deployment and management options available such as templates, PowerShell, and the cross-platform command line interface

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Module 1: Azure Virtual Machines

In this module, you will be introduced to virtual machines and virtual networks in Microsoft Azure. Topics such as instance sizes, storage, virtual machine networking, and diagnostics and troubleshooting will be discussed. The module also provides a brief introduction to automated deployment and configuration management.

Module 2: Azure Storage

In this module, virtual machine storage will be discussed in depth. Topics such as high availability, performance with standard and Premium storage as well as capacity planning will be discussed. Other topics will include using tools like Azure Storage Explorer to manage VHD files across storage accounts and subscriptions will be discussed.

Module 3: Azure Virtual Machine Networking

In this module, the core network architecture of Azure Virtual Machines is discussed. The module will include an in-depth discussion of virtual networks as well as other topics such as, enabling connectivity using Public IP addresses, securing virtual network connectivity with network security groups, introduction to user defined routes and multiple network interfaces, as well as understanding and configuring the internal and external load balancer options with Microsoft Azure.

Module 4: Managing Azure Virtual Machines

In this module, the student will be introduced to using Azure Resource Manager to organize resources, control access to resources using ARM policies and role based access control (RBAC), as well as learn introductory concepts to template deployment.

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