Microsoft Azure – Implementing Infrastructure Solutions: CDNs and Automation

This course is included in our On-demand training solution.


Content delivery networks enable global-scale delivery of content for web pages or mobile apps. By caching globally local copies of large blob data, access times and user experience are greatly improved. In this course, you will learn about the configuration of CDNs and media services in Microsoft Azure. You’ll also learn about automation – a key tool used by Azure administrators and built on the flexibility of PowerShell. This course is one of a series in the Skillsoft learning path that covers the objectives for Microsoft exam 70-533: Implementing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions. This exam completes the requirement for Microsoft Specialist certification in Microsoft Azure.

Target Audience

Seasoned implementers of Azure infrastructure solutions with experience in implementation and monitoring of on- and off-premises solutions and lifecycle management



Expected Duration

90 min.

Course Objectives

Course Introduction

Content Delivery Networks Overview

  • describe Microsoft Azure Content Delivery Network or CDN operation
  • Caching Content with Azure CDN

  • describe options for caching blobs and cloud services on Microsoft Azure Content Delivery Network or CDN
  • Configuring an Azure CDN

  • configure a Content Delivery Network or CDN on Microsoft Azure
  • Azure Media Services Overview

  • describe Microsoft Azure Media Services
  • Creating a Media Services Account

  • create a Microsoft Azure Media Services account
  • Encoding and Uploading Media

  • encode and upload media to Microsoft Azure
  • Publishing Media

  • publish media on Microsoft Azure
  • Encrypting and Scaling Media

  • encrypt media and scale media delivery with Microsoft Azure
  • Azure Automation Overview

  • describe how Microsoft Azure automation can be used to automate cloud tasks
  • Connecting Automation to an Azure Subscription

  • connect Microsoft Azure automation to an Azure subscription
  • Creating Automation Assets

  • create automation assets in Microsoft Azure
  • Creating PowerShell Workflows

  • use PowerShell workflows to automate functions in Microsoft Azure
  • Importing a Runbook

  • import a runbook into Microsoft Azure
  • Authoring a Runbook

  • author a runbook in Microsoft Azure
  • Publishing a Runbook

  • publish a runbook in Microsoft Azure
  • Testing and Troubleshooting a Runbook

  • test and troubleshoot a runbook on Microsoft Azure
  • Exercise: Configure a CDN and Automation