Microsoft Azure – Architecting Solutions: Designing Advanced Applications

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
128 minutes

As a cloud architect, maintaining a high level of knowledge of the different cloud services and technologies is important. In this course, you will learn about implementing advanced application features in Microsoft Azure. You will look at Big Compute, Azure Batch, Worker Roles, Advanced Storage Support, Azure Machine Learning, Big Data, Media Services, and Azure Search. Upon completion, you should be better able to design an Azure solution with these technologies in mind.


Compute-intensive Applications

  • start the course
  • recognize the features of Big Compute
  • recognize the features of Azure Batch
  • create an Azure Batch account
  • create an Azure Batch

Create Long-running Applications

  • recognize the features of Azure Worker Roles
  • create an Azure Worker Role

Select the Appropriate Storage Option

  • identify the different storage options for cloud services in Azure
  • configure a local storage resource for cloud services
  • recognize the benefits of using a Queue-centric Pattern for development
  • identify the appropriate storage for performance
  • recognize the features of Premium Storage in Azure
  • create an Azure VM with Premium Storage
  • identify best practices for performance for Azure SQL Databases
  • identify best practices for performance for SQL Databases in a VM
  • design a hybrid solution using Compute On-premises and Storage on Azure
  • identify features and benefits between deploying Storage Services and SQL Databases within Cloud Services and Virtual Machines

Integrate Azure Services in a Solution

  • recognize the features of Azure Machine Learning
  • configure an Azure Machine Learning service
  • recognize the features of Azure Big Data
  • configure Big Data in Azure
  • recognize the features of an Azure Media Service
  • recognize the features of Azure Search

Practice: Planning for Advanced Services

  • design a plan to implement advanced Azure Services given a set of requirements





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