Microsoft Azure – Architecting Solutions: Infrastructure and Networking

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
171 minutes

Cloud-based technologies such as Microsoft Azure have become increasingly popular as a valuable part of everyday IT operations. In this course, you will learn how to design the network and overall architecture of a cloud-based solution using Microsoft Azure.


Azure Datacenter Overview

  • start the course
  • recognize how Microsoft Azure uses Global Foundation Services (FDS) datacenters and their basic architecture
  • recognize how Microsoft Azure supports regional availability
  • recognize how Microsoft Azure supports high availability

Azure Networking

  • recognize how Microsoft Azure supports network services
  • recognize the features of Azure Active Directory
  • configure Microsoft Azure Active Directory
  • recognize the features of ACLs and security groups

Azure Compute

  • recognize how Azure supports virtual machines
  • recognize the virtual machine architecture to support IaaS and PaaS
  • recognize availability sets and describe how they are used
  • recognize what Fault and Update Domains are within Azure
  • recognize the different levels of virtual machines that Azure supports

Azure Private Networks

  • recognize what a Point-to-Site (P2S) VPN is
  • recognize what a Site-to-Site (S2S) VPN is
  • recognize what ExpressRoute is and describe its benefits

Azure Services

  • recognize the options for load balancing in Azure
  • recognize the options to implement the Traffic Manager in Azure
  • recognize the options to implement Azure Media Services
  • recognize the options to implement a Content Delivery Network (CDN)
  • recognize the options to implement the Azure Cache service
  • recognize the options to implement multi-factor authentication in Azure
  • configure multi-factor authentication in Azure
  • recognize the features of an Azure Service Bus
  • create and use an Azure Service Bus queue
  • create and use an Azure Service Bus topic and subscription

Practice: Creating an Azure Infrastructure

  • design an Azure infrastructure based on a set of requirements





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