Azure Data Solution (DP-201)

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Azure Data Solution (DP-201)

Authors: Gary Grudzinskas, John Savill

Building data solutions on the Microsoft Azure cloud platform requires a deep understanding of how data architecture is implemented in Azure. This path conveys how cross-cutting... Read more

What you will learn:

  • Choose the appropriate Azure Data Platform solutions based on business requirements
  • Implement relational and non-relational data stores on Azure
  • Design data solutions on Azure with security, availability, and disaster recovery in mind

Pre-requisites

This path is intended for proficient data engineers seeking to learn to apply their knowledge in the Microsoft Azure Data Platform. Prior experience with relational and non-relational data stores, data platform architecture, and data platform monitoring and administration concepts are expected.

Beginner

The course in this section will help you select platform components appropriate for business-driven data solutions.

Selecting an Appropriate Data Storage Service in Microsoft Azure

by Gary Grudzinskas

Sep 23, 2019 / 1h 11m

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Description

The ability to use mange data is essential for a business to stay competitive. In this course, Selecting an Appropriate Data Storage Service in Microsoft Azure, you’ll be introduced to Azure solutions for storing big data. First, you will learn what types of data are out there. Next, you will explore what factors are involved in storing that data. Finally, you will discover what type of storage is appropriate for what you want to do with your data. When you are finished with this course, you will have a solid understanding of how data is used, and this will help you move forward to discover more about data engineering.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview
  2. Getting to Know Data
  3. Knowing How Data Flows
  4. Examining Azure Data Storage

Intermediate

The courses in this section will teach you to secure Azure data storage services and access points.

Securing Microsoft Azure Data Access Endpoints

by John Savill

May 15, 2019 / 1h 10m

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Hosting data in the cloud opens up new considerations when thinking about the security of access to that data. In this course, Securing Microsoft Azure Data Access Endpoints, you will learn foundational knowledge of securing the endpoints of services offered by Azure. First, you will explore the key technologies related to endpoints and endpoint access. Next, you will discover the options for integrating with virtual networks. Finally, you will examine how to secure the resource instance endpoints. When you’re finished with this course, you will have the skills and knowledge of endpoint security needed to store and use data hosted in Azure data services in a secure, yet productive way.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview
  2. Exploring Data and Endpoint Considerations
  3. Integrating Data Services with Virtual Networks
  4. Securing My Resource Endpoints

Securing Access to Microsoft Azure Databases

by John Savill

May 30, 2019 / 1h 23m

1h 23m

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With the range of cloud-based database solutions available in Azure, there can often be questions around the authentication and authorization for services. In this course, Securing Access to Microsoft Azure Databases, you will gain the ability to implement access security for the most commonly used Azure database services. First, you will learn about the key security considerations related to databases. Next, you will discover the access controls for Azure SQL database, including logins, users, and roles. Finally, you will explore how to secure Azure Cosmos DB access and some core best practices. When you’re finished with this course, you will have the skills and knowledge of Azure database access needed to secure your Azure-based database deployments.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview
  2. Exploring Database Offerings in Azure and Common Security Considerations
  3. Azure SQL Database Authorization and Roles
  4. Azure Cosmos DB Authorization and Roles

Securing Access to Microsoft Azure Storage

by John Savill

May 24, 2019 / 1h 27m

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Description

Azure Storage accounts provide a range of storage services that are key to many application scenarios. In this course, Securing Access to Microsoft Azure Storage, you will learn foundational knowledge of securing the access to storage services in Azure. First, you will explore securing access through integration with Azure AD. Next, you will discover the options for securing using types of account keys. Finally, you will examine how to integrate with Azure Key Vault and best practices. When you’re finished with this course, you will have the skills and knowledge of Azure storage access needed to store and use data hosted in Azure Storage accounts in a secure, yet productive way.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview
  2. Exploring Azure Storage Use Options
  3. Authenticating and Authorizing with Azure AD
  4. Azure Storage Access Keys and Shared Access Signatures

Advanced

The courses in this section will teach you to manage data security and policy on the Azure platform, and design and implement data recovery and availability tactics effectively on the Azure platform.

Managing Data Security and Policy in Microsoft Azure

by John Savill

Jun 24, 2019 / 1h 18m

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Security is a major concern for every company, and data in the cloud is no exception. In this course, Managing Data Security and Policy in Microsoft Azure, you will gain the ability to secure data over a number of key services in Azure. First, you will learn about data classification. Next, you will discover encryption options for data. Finally, you will explore how to identify threats and vulnerabilities for your deployed data services. When you’re finished with this course, you will have the skills and knowledge of data security in Azure needed to architect and deploy data services in Azure with confidence.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview
  2. Data Security and Policy Key Concepts
  3. Protecting Data in Azure
  4. Auditing and Monitoring of Data in Azure

Implementing Data Continuity and Availability in Microsoft Azure

by John Savill

Jul 17, 2019 / 1h 51m

1h 51m

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Without data availability most business applications cannot function. In this course, Implementing Data Continuity and Availability in Microsoft Azure, you will gain the ability to architect highly available and resilient Azure data services. First, you will learn how to leverage backup capabilities in Azure. Next, you will discover high availability and disaster recovery options across a number of data services and application architectures. Finally, you will explore how to perform key operational tasks using Azure services. When you’re finished with this course, you will have the skills and knowledge of data continuity and availability needed to ensure your Azure data services are always available and protected.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview
  2. Using Backup Services in Azure
  3. Implementing High Availability and Disaster Recovery for Azure Data Services
  4. Implementing Maintenance for Data Services