Microsoft Azure – Architecting Solutions: Designing a Continuity Strategy

This course is designed for IT Professionals working in an administrative role who wish to learn about designing Microsoft Azure-based cloud solutions. Candidates should have a good understanding of core networking skills, security, server administration, and virtualization technologies before attending this course. It is recommended that candidates have already successfully completed the 70-533 and 70-532 certifications.


Expected Duration
103 minutes

In any architecture, you need to plan for recovery in the event of system failure. You also need to take steps to avoid common failures such as improper configuration and changes by staff. In this course, you will learn about designing a solution to support business continuity for assets and resources in Microsoft Azure. You will look at backup and recovery solutions as well as Azure automation and PowerShell. Upon completion, you should be better able to design a solution that offers business continuity within Azure.


Design a Disaster Recovery Strategy

  • start the course
  • recognize the features of Azure Backup
  • configure Azure Backup within a Windows server
  • configure Azure Backup for Azure VMs
  • recognize the features of System Center Data Protection Manager
  • recognize the features of StorSimple

Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery

  • recognize the different methods of replication for Azure Storage
  • recognize how Azure SQL Database supports business continuity
  • configure an Azure SQL Database for business continuity
  • configure the Azure recovery options for an Azure virtual machine
  • recognize the features of Azure Site Recovery (ASR)

Azure Automation and PowerShell Workflows

  • recognize the features of Azure PowerShell
  • configure Azure PowerShell
  • use Azure PowerShell to manage the Azure service
  • use Azure PowerShell to manage Azure storage
  • use Azure PowerShell to manage Azure Active Directory
  • use Azure PowerShell to manage the Azure Resource Manager
  • use Azure PowerShell to work with the Azure Service Management REST API

Azure Automation

  • recognize the features of Azure Automation
  • configure Azure Automation
  • recognize the features of using PowerShell Desired State Configuration
  • use PowerShell DSC to manage configuration
  • configure Xplat CLI for Azure
  • recognize the features of using Puppet with Azure

Practice: Designing a Continuity Strategy

  • design a business continuity strategy for an Azure solution given a set of requirements





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