Azure Architect Training

Microsoft Azure Training Course Overview

Microsoft Azure Certification Architect master's course will help you be a complete Microsoft Azure Architect. You will work on real-world projects in Azure AZ-104, AZ-204, AZ-303, and AZ-304. This Azure certification course includes developing applications for Azure, administrating and architecting Azure infrastructure, and more. As part of this Azure online classroom training, you will also receive official course material issued by Microsoft for Integrating On-premises Identity Infrastructure with Microsoft Azure, Developing Microsoft Azure and Web Services, and Developing Microsoft Azure Solutions.

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  • Realtime projects

  • Mentoring
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  • Job Support

  • Content Challange


SR Cloud Engineering is offering a comprehensive Azure master’s program that includes the individual constituent courses of Microsoft Azure certification such as AZ-104, AZ-204, AZ-303, and AZ-304. As part of this training, you will learn about Azure cloud platform, its architecture, components, virtualization, cloud services, Azure automation, building secure and scalable Azure infrastructure, and more through hands-on projects and case studies. Further, you will also receive the official course material issued by Microsoft for Integrating On-premises Identity Infrastructure with Microsoft Azure, Developing Microsoft Azure and Web Services, and Developing Microsoft Azure Solutions.

At the completion of the course, you will be able to understand:

  • Cloud computing concepts
  • Core Azure Services
  • Security, Privacy, Compliance, and Trust
  • Azure Pricing and support models


MICROSOFT Azure Solution Architect Expert (AZ-303 & AZ-304)

MICROSOFT AZURE ARCHITECT TECHNOLOGIES & DESIGN (AZ-303 & AZ-304) is absolutely not sufficient to design cloud based designs and implementations. My content is carved with additional realtime additional components like PIM, IoT, AI&ML etc.. After completing this course you will be able to design, create and manage Azure infrastructure resources like compute, network, storage, Identity and Access Management (IAM), security & subscriptions on Microsoft Azure. AZ-303 & AZ-304 is the current Microsoft Azure Architect certification required for senior professionals from IT Services domain.

Coverage: Pre-requisites + Azure Admin + Azure Architect (8-9 weeks) 6 days/week & 2 hours/day

1. Understanding Network & Network Security
This module covers network fundamentals, network access, IP connectivity, IP services, network security fundamentals. This module helps enabling prerequisites to the course which is out of Azure syllabus.
  • What is Network
  • Local Area Network (LAN)
  • Network Devices – (Switch, HUB, Router, Firewall)
  • IP Address
  • Subnetting
  • Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN)
  • Perimeter Network (DMZ)
  • Network Topologies
  • OSI Layers
  • OSI Vs TCP models
  • Wide Area Network (WAN)
  • Routing & Routing Protocols
  • Virtual Private Network (VPN)
  • Internet & Internet Security (IDS & IPS)
  • NAT/Proxy/DMZ
  • Network Services – DHCP, DNS
2. Understanding Storage
This module will teach you basic storage knowledge, storage types and understand common storage terminology,. This module covers enabling prerequisites to the course which is out of Azure syllabus.
  • What is storage
  • What is DAS/NAS/SAN
  • Block-level Storage & File-level Storage
  • What is fiber channel/iSCSI
  • Storage Components
  • What is iSNS/DCB/MPIO
  • What is SMB/NFS
  • Disk types – Performance and Cost
  • Disk Volumes (RAID-0, 1, 5, 6,10)
  • Disk partitions – MBR/GPT
3. Hypervisor (Virtualization)

This module will help you in understanding basics architecture and terminology of virtualization. Helps you in understanding resource pooling and virtual resources on top of the physical hardware.
  • Virtualization overview
  • Virtualization design and architecture
  • Benefits of virtualization
  • Virtualization – Compute
  • Virtualization – Network
  • Virtualization – Storage
4. High Availability (HA) & Disaster Recovery/BCP

This module will help you in understanding what is high availability and DR/BCP.
  • What is High Availability (HA)
  • What is continuous availability
  • What is Business continuity
  • Service Level Agreement (SLA)
  • HA – Network
  • HA – Storage
  • HA – Compute
  • What is Failover clustering
  • What is NLB
  • Site Recovery – Multi site replication
5. Identity Management

This module covers basic understanding of Identity, Authentication and Authorization.
  • What is Identity
  • What is AD & AD DS
  • Domains and Forest
  • AD DS Trusts
  • ADFS and SSO (Single Sign-On)
  • Web Application Proxy and ADFS Proxy
6. Monitoring

This module will teach you about basics about monitoring need, monitors, thresholds, poling intervals.
  • What is monitoring
  • Performance and capacity planning
  • Monitors and Thresholds
  • Polling interval and monitoring intervals and realm interval
  • Monitoring protocols
  • Monitoring notifications
  • What is ITSM
1. Microsoft Azure Fundamentals
This module introduces private & public cloud solutions in general and then focuses on the services that Azure offers. The module goes on to describe the portals that you can use to manage Azure subscriptions and services before introducing Azure. Finally, the module provides explanations and guidance for the use of MS Azure
  • Microsoft Azure Fundamentals
  • What is cloud computing and Benefits of cloud computing
  • CapEx Vs OpEx
  • Cloud deployment models & types of cloud services
  • What is Azure and what can I do with Azure?
  • Azure services – Tour
  • Datacenters, Regions and special regions in Azure
  • Availability Zones in Azure
  • Region Pairs in Azure
  • Service-Level Agreements for Azure
  • Azure accounts and subscriptions
  • Azure management options
  • Azure compute concepts
  • Containers in Azure
  • Azure App Service
  • Serverless computing in Azure
  • Azure Storage and comparison with on-premises storage
  • Azure virtual network
  • Cloud security
  • Resource groups
  • Azure pricing calculator
  • Azure TCO calculator
1.1 Demo/Labs
  • Explore regions and Availability zones of Azure
  • Explore Azure services SLAs
  • Explore Azure portal, Dashboard, Panes & Blades
  • Customize Azure Dashboard
  • Explore Azure account and subscription
  • Explore estimate a solution by Azure pricing calculator
  • Explore estimate a solution by Azure TCO Calculator
2. Networking & Network Security in Microsoft Azure (Network)

At the core of Microsoft Azure infrastructure as a service (IaaS) is a thorough knowledge of software-defined networking. In this module, Managing Microsoft Azure Virtual Networks, you’ll learn how to design, deploy, manage, and maintain virtual networks in the Microsoft Azure cloud. When you’re finished with this module, you’ll have a foundational knowledge of Azure networking that will help you as you move forward to become a more effective Azure administrator or solution architect.
  • What is Azure virtual network/Vnet
  • Plan and configure Azure Vnet
  • Connecting multiple Vnets
  • Azure Vnet Limitations
  • Azure Vnet design best practices and use cases
  • What is Network Security Groups (NSG)
  • What is Application Security Groups (ASG)
  • Plan Ips for Vms
  • Name resolution in Vnet and across Vnets
  • Azure DNS
  • What is Hybrid cloud network
  • Hybrid cloud topologies
  • What is Site-to-Site VPN
  • What is Point-to-Site VPN
  • What is ExpressRoute
  • Configuring VPN gateway in Azure
  • Private IP address in Azure
  • Public IP address in Azure
  • Network Security
  • Azure DDoS Protection
  • Troubleshooting Azure Network
2.1 Demo/Labs
  • Create a single VNet
  • Deploy a VNet with a quickstart template
  • Create and configure NSG
  • Creating routing tables
  • Vnet peering & Global Vnet peering
  • Private Zone resolution with DNS
  • Create S2S VPN (Video)
  • Create local network gateway
  • Create Azure virtual network gateway
  • Create P2S VPN
  • Monitor and troubleshooting VPN
3. Storage in Microsoft Azure (Storage)

Azure Storage Accounts provide a unique namespace to store and access your data objects in the cloud. you'll learn how to create and configure Microsoft Azure storage accounts. You'll explore how to create and secure Azure Storage Accounts and perform administration using the Azure Portal, and Azure Storage Explorer. Finally, you'll learn how to monitor the ongoing cost of your storage services. By the end of this course, you'll know how to create and manage storage accounts, how to secure access, and how to monitor your storage account.
  • Introduction to Azure Storage
  • Azure Storage Account types
  • Storage Account replication
  • Data Transfer Options in Azure
  • Azure Storage management plane security and access
  • Data plane security and access
  • Data security in transit
  • Data security in REST
  • Azure Key Vault managed Storage Account Keys
  • Azure storage explorer
  • Azure storage performance monitoring
  • Azure storage cost monitoring
  • Azure Files
  • Azure Files snapshots
  • Azure File Sync
  • Monitoring and troubleshooting Azure File Sync
3.1 Demo/Labs
  • Create azure storage accounts
  • Build security to Azure storage
  • Azure storage explorer
  • AZ copy
  • Microsoft Message Analyzer
  • Create Azure files share
  • Shared Access Signature Usage
4. Microsoft Azure Virtual Machines (Compute)

At the core of Azure infrastructure as a service administration is a thorough knowledge of virtual machine deployment. In this course, Deploying a Virtual Machine in Microsoft Azure, you’ll learn how to effectively plan VM deployments, When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have a foundational knowledge of Azure VM deployment that will help you as you move forward in your career as an Azure solution architect or administrator
  • Introduction to Azure Virtual Machines
  • Azure Compute Unit (ACU)
  • Azure VM family, size & pricing
  • Azure VM sizing tool
  • Planning for VM Deployment
  • HA for Azure VM
  • Multi VM deployment
  • What is generalize VM
  • What is managed disk and unmanaged disk
  • Azure virtual machine Image library
  • Azure Virtual machine snapshots
  • Azure Resource Manager Template
  • VM deployment from an Image & snapshot
  • VM deployment from ARM template
  • Azure VM scalesets
  • Azure VM management
4.1 Demo/Labs
  • Create a Windows VM in Azure
  • Create Linux VM in Azure
  • Create a VM with HA
  • Create a VM with managed disk and unmanaged disk
  • Deploy a website
  • VM deployment from an Image
  • VM deployment from an snapshot
  • VM deployment from an ARM template
  • Create VM scaleset
5. Azure Network Traffic Management

At the core of presentation tier high availability is a thorough knowledge of load balancing. In this module, Managing Network Load Balancing in Microsoft Azure, you’ll learn how to implement native Azure software load balancers to distribute service requests across multiple Windows Server or Linux VMS running in an Azure virtual network. Finally, you’ll discover how to implement advanced load balancing scenarios, including Application Gateway and Traffic Manager. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have a foundational knowledge of Azure load balancing that will help you as you move forward in your career as an Azure architect or administrator.
  • What is Azure Load Balancer?
  • Public Load Balancer
  • Internal Load Balancer
  • Azure Load Balancer Traffic distribution modes
  • Intra Vnet load balancing
  • Hybrid cloud load balancing
  • Azure Application Gateway
  • Web application firewall (WAF)
  • Azure Traffic Manager
  • Azure Traffic Manager Routing methods
  • Nested Traffic manager policies
5.1 Demo/Labs
  • Deploy Private Load Balancer
  • Deploy Public Load balancer
  • Affinity and port redirection
  • Intra Vnet load balancing
  • Hybrid cloud load balancing
  • Deploy Application Gateway
  • URL Rules
  • Deploy Azure Traffic Manager
  • Explore Traffic Manager Routing Methods
6. Azure Governance Solutions

In this module, you will learn how to design and implement Azure RBAC, including how to implement RBAC to mediate administrative access to Azure resources at the management group, subscription, resource group, and resource level.
  • Resource Groups and Organizing
  • Management Groups
  • Subscriptions and Limitations
  • Role-Based Access Control (RBAC)
  • Authorization Roles
  • RBAC Authentication
  • Compliance in Azure
  • Azure Policy
  • Azure Blueprint
6.1 Demo/Labs
  • Create Management Groups
  • Resource providers
  • Implement and configure an Azure Policy
  • Assign an Azure policy
  • Create Azure Blue Print

7. IAM – Microsoft Azure RBAC

In this module, you will learn how to design and implement Azure RBAC, including how to implement RBAC to mediate administrative access to Azure resources at the management group, subscription, resource group, and resource level.
  • What is Azure RBAC
  • Security Principle, Roles & Scope
  • Cons and Limitations with Azure RBAC
  • Built-in Roles in Azure RBAC
  • Custom Roles in Azure RBAC
  • RBAC Activity Log
  • Microsoft Azure Policies
  • Azure Policies Vs RBAC
  • Issues in RBAC & RBAC troubleshooting
  • Best practices of RBAC
7.1 Demo/Labs
  • Explore Built-in roles
  • Assign roles - RBAC
  • Verify roles - RBAC
  • Access review - RBAC
  • Create custom role & Validation
  • Review RBAC activity log
8. IAM- Microsoft Azure Active Directory

Microsoft Azure Active Directory brings modern, cloud-based features to traditional identity management. In this course, you will learn the basics of managing an Azure Active Directory environment, including users, groups, devices, and applications.
  • What is Azure Active Directory
  • Azure AD Environment
  • Azure AD Components
  • Custom Domains
  • Azure AD Users & Groups
  • Self service password reset
  • Self service Group management
  • Azure AD Users & Groups Environment
  • Business to Business (B2B)
  • Azure AD Devices & Applications
  • Azure AD Devices & Applications – Environment
  • Azure AD Management
9. Hybrid Identity – Microsoft Azure Active Directory

Bring cloud computing into your Active Directory environment. Empower your users by opening cloud services to them anywhere they go and streamline remote access so they can still use the office.
  • What is Azure Hybrid Identity
  • What is Azure Active Directory Doman
  • Single Forest to Single Azure AD
  • Single Forest to Multiple Azure AD
  • Multiple Forest to Single Azure AD
  • Multiple Forest to Multiple Azure AD
  • ADFS & Azure AD Connect
  • Single Sign-on (SSO)
  • Azure Application Proxy
  • Register SaaS & On-premises applications
9.1 Demo/Labs
  • Create ADDS - On premises
  • Create Azure Active Directory
  • Create and validate custom domains
  • Install and configure AD Connect
  • Sync ADDS users to Azure Active Directory
10. Azure NoSql Databases

This module helps you in understanding Non-relational database deployment options in Azure cloud.
  • What is Non-RDS
  • What is RDS
  • Azure Table Storage
  • Azure Cosmos DB
  • HA for Azure Cosmos DB
  • Azure Cosmos DB APIs
11. SQL Database services in Microsoft Azure

This module explores Azure SQL Database. Security, data sync, automatic backups, scheduled jobs, and more are covered. Empower your modern applications by leveraging this high-performance, highly-available relational database in the cloud.
  • DB-as-a-service
  • SQL Database in Azure
  • SQL database in Azure IaaS – MS SQL Server
  • SQL database in Azure PaaS – Azure SQL Database
  • Azure SQL Database – Deployment options
  • Azure SQL Database – Purchasing Options
  • vCore Vs DTU
  • Azure SQL Database – Security
  • Azure SQL Database – Backup & Restore
  • HA for Azure SQL DB
  • Disaster recovery for SQL DB
  • SQL Database in Hybrid cloud model
  • Other database services in Azure
11.1 Demo/Labs
  • Azure SQL Database – Deployment options
  • Azure SQL Database – Purchasing Options
  • Azure SQL Database – Service tiers
  • Deploy Azure SQL Database – Single Instance
  • Deploy Azure SQL Database – Single Database
  • Moving Azure SQL Database – Elastic pool
  • Configuring Azure SQL DB security
  • Azure SQL Database Backup
  • Azure SQL Database Restore
  • Configure email notification for the SQL Job
  • Configure SQL data sync
12. Manage Security for Applications

In this module, you'll learn how to use secure Azure applications and other services deployed in PaaS.
  • Azure managed Identities
  • Azure Authentication & Authorization
  • System assigned managed identity
  • User assigned managed identity
  • Managed identities in Azure AD
  • Azure key vault
  • Secret management
  • Key management
  • Certificate management
  • Authentication with Azure key vault
  • Best practices
12.1 Demo/Labs
  • Create Azure Key Vault
  • Create and update certificate in Key Vault
  • Certificate auto rotation in Key Vault
13. Application Infrastructure in Azure

This module explains how to design, deploy and manage application services in azure PaaS deployment model.
  • Azure App Service
  • App Service Web App for Containers
  • App Service Plan in Azure
  • Networking for an App Service
  • Deployment Slots
  • Logic Apps
  • Azure Functions
13.1 Demo/Lab
  • Create and Configure Azure App Service
  • Create an App Service Web App for Containers
  • Create and Configure an App Service Plan
  • Configure Networking for an App Service
  • Create and Manage Deployment Slots
14. Microsoft Azure Backup

Making sure a company can recover from the loss of data is crucial. This course will show you how to utilize Microsoft Azure Backup for both your Azure and your on-premises backup needs.
  • Azure Backup introduction and benefits
  • Azure Backup components
  • Recovery services vault
  • Backup and Retention Policy
  • Pricing analysis of Azure backup
  • Monitoring and notification of Azure backup
14.1 Demo/Labs
  • Create and configure recovery services vault
  • Back up and restore of Azure VM
  • Backup and Restore files and folders
  • Configure alerts and notifications
15. Monitoring of Azure resources and workloads

Microsoft provides administrators with several options for monitoring their Azure resources. In this module, you will learn when, why, and how to use these tools to visualize Azure resource metrics and events.
  • Diagnostics, Monitoring and Telemetry
  • What is performance baselines
  • Azure Diagnostics Logs and types
  • Azure Monitoring Agents
  • Application Insights
  • What is Azure Monitor
  • Alerts and Action Groups
  • NSG Flow Logging
  • Azure Log Analytics
  • Azure ITSM Connector
  • Monitoring Azure Network with Network Performance Monitor
  • Network Watcher
  • Azure monitoring with Third-party tools
15.1 Demo/Labs
  • Enable diagnostics for all VM resources
  • Create Performance Baselines
  • Create and test alert and action group
  • NSG Flow Logging
  • Enable monitoring for Vms and other resources
PIM is Privileged identity management which is emerging as one of the hottest topics in cybersecurity. In this course, you’ll learn how to use Microsoft PIM to manage, control, and monitor access within Azure AD, Azure resources, and Microsoft Online Services.
  • What is Multi-factor Authentication
  • Azure MFA Server in Azure
  • MFA configuration settings
  • Conditional Access Policy
  • Bypass MFA
  • Azure MFA Server On-premises
  • Microsoft Network Policy Server (NPS)
  • MFA User Portal for Self-service and Administration
  • Protecting Cloud-based Applications
  • Monitoring and Reporting with Azure MFA
  • Introduction to Azure Privileged Identity Management
  • Enabling Azure Privileged Identity Management
  • What is Just in Time Access
  • What is Time-bound Access
  • What is Permanent Access
  • What is Approval Workflows
  • Privileged Identity Management Roles
  • PIM Management Access
  • PIM Access Review and Auditing
1.1 Demo/Labs
  • Enable MFA
  • MFA with the Phone Call
  • MFA with SMS
  • MFA with the Microsoft Authenticator App
  • MFA with OATH tokens
  • Enabling Azure Privileged Identity Management
  • Configuring Just in Time Access
  • Configuring Time-bound Access
  • Configuring Permanent Access
  • Implementing Approval Workflows
  • Exploring Privileged Identity Management Roles
  • Configuring PIM Management Access
  • Configuring PIM Access Review and Auditing
You will learn about the AI Landscape in Azure. You will learn about Cognitive services, which are all about bringing the power of AI within your reach, with a simple REST API call. You will also learn about Azure Machine Learning services, which is an enterprise-class AI solution, backed by the power of the cloud.
  • What Is AI and Machine Learning?
  • What is Microsoft Cognitive Services
  • Using Microsoft Cognitive Services
  • Going Beyond with Custom AI Models
  • Building with Conversational AI
Microsoft Azure provides services that can help you create solutions for the Internet of Things. This course will show you how to use Azure IoT Hub, Device Provisioning Service, Stream Analytics, and Time Series Insights to address IoT challenges.
  • Introduction to Azure IoT
  • Bidirectional Communication with Azure IoT Hub
  • Device registration with IoT Hub Device Provisioning Service
  • Processing Data with Azure Stream Analytics
  • Storing and Visualizing IoT Data with Azure Time Series Insights
3.1 Demo/Labs
  • Create Azure IoT Hub
  • D2C & C2D communication with Azure IoT Hub
  • Registering Devices with IoT Hub
  • Processing Data with Azure Stream Analytics
  • Storing and Visualizing IoT Data with Azure Time Series Insights
In this module, Microsoft Azure Solutions Architect: Design a Compute Solution, you’ll learn to select the right compute offering for your compute requirements. First, you’ll explore the core compute offerings available. Next, you’ll discover the various options to provision and configure the services. Finally, you’ll learn how to leverage the latest container orchestration technologies.
  • Azure compute
  • Azure compute features
  • Azure compute hosting models
  • Azure compute service limits and cost
  • Scalability & Availability
  • Service orchestrators
  • Containers & Serverless
  • Azure Kubernetes Services
  • Azure Container Services
  • Desired State Configuration (DSC)
  • Chef
  • Terraform
  • ARM Templates
In this module Microsoft Azure Solutions Architect: Design a Network Solution, you’ll learn how to effectively architect a network solution in Azure. First, you’ll explore the core components of a virtual network and its properties. Next, you’ll discover how to enable connectivity to on-premises locations. Finally, you’ll learn how to secure the network.
  • Planning for Virtual Networks
  • Naming and Regions
  • Network Security
  • Virtual Network Security
  • Internet protection
  • Network connectivity
  • Permissions and Policy
  • Azure-Provided Name Resolution & DNS
  • Design Hybrid network architecture and design
5.1 Demo/Labs (For developers)
  • Network security
  • NVA
  • Azure Firewall
  • Internet protection
  • Hybrid network design
This module will give expertise on Design Storage Accounts, you’ll learn to fully leverage Azure Storage. First, you’ll explore the key configuration options for Azure Storage. Next, you’ll discover ways to control access to storage. Finally, you’ll learn how to manage Azure Storage using a variety of tools...
  • Design right storage in Azure
  • Understanding Business Requirement for storage
  • Choosing right storage tiers
  • Choosing right storage access tiers
  • Data migration to Azure storage
  • Tools for Azure Storage management
You will learn about Design for High Availability, you’ll learn to design highly available applications in Azure. First, you’ll explore high availability concepts in Azure. Next, you’ll discover things like availability zones, fault-, and update domains and redundant storage. Finally, you’ll learn how to design for local and geographic high availability.
  • Designing High Availability With Azure
  • Availability Zones
  • Designing Reliability in Azure
  • Zonal Vs. Zone-Redundant Architecture
  • Define SLA
  • Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery
  • Azure Multi Regions for HA
  • Continuity for storage
You’ll learn the principal cost drivers of core Microsoft Azure technologies, what your options are to optimize them, and how align your solutions with stakeholder business requirements. First, you’ll focus on the guiding principles of consumption optimization. Next, you’ll work on extracting key information from business stakeholders which will inform your technical solutions.
  • Azure cost management
  • Optimize Azure cost management
  • Checklist for cost optimization
  • Service Tag
After completing this module, you can Design Business Continuity in Microsoft Azure, you’ll learn to arm yourself with the skills and knowledge to succeed. First, you’ll explore how to understand the core areas that are covered in the exam.
  • What is site recovery?
  • Replicate on-premises servers to Azure
  • What is Site failover strategy
  • Design Site failover strategy
  • Recovery plans
  • Disaster Recovery Drill to Azure
  • Failback considerations for failover
Migrations require planning, design, and a strong understanding of the target infrastructure if you're to be truly successful. In this module you will learn, Designing Migrations for Microsoft Azure, you'll explore exactly those planning and design elements you'll need to prepare before you ever begin an application's migration into Azure. First, you'll determine your migration strategy. You'll take a look at Microsoft's three-phase approach to assessing your current environment, determining your migration approach, and then optimizing that application once the move is complete.
  • Exploring data platform requirements
  • Introduction to Migration strategy
  • Assessing on-premises environment
  • Introduction to Migration approach
  • Design for Data Availability and Resiliency
  • Determine a Data Transfer Strategy
  • 10.1 Demo/Labs
  • Demo- Azure migrate
  • Download & install Configuration Server
  • Install Process Server
  • Prepare Azure for ASR
  • ASR configuration in on-prem servers
  • Replication of on-Prem server to Azure
  • Failover from on-prem to Azure
  • Cut-over/roll-back


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