Implementing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions (70-533)

Author: John Savill

This path will walk learners through the key skills required for the 70-533 Microsoft Azure exam. This, in combination with hands-on practice, will help prepare you for the exam... Read more

Implementing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions (70-533)

This series of courses will help you prepare for the Implementing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions (70-533) exam.


Deploying and Integrating Azure AD

by John Savill

Jan 21, 2016 / 3h 25m

Intermediate • 3h 25m

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Many organizations leverage Active Directory for authentication and a centralized identity internally and look to extend this to cloud services. This course will show how to extend Active Directory to Azure based services and how to leverage Azure AD for a single identity throughout all services while integrating with your existing AD.

Table of contents
  1. Which Path Is for You?
    3m 39s
  2. Examining On-premises and Cloud Directory Services Architecture
    51m 56s
  3. Extending Active Directory into Azure
    27m 38s
  4. Enabling Cloud Service Relationships with Federation
    41m 15s
  5. Adding Applications with Azure AD
    23m 22s
  6. Discovering Cloud Applications Used in Your Organization
    17m 16s
  7. Implementing MFA Using Azure AD
    27m 4s
  8. Reporting and Monitoring with Azure AD
    13m 43s

Understanding and Using Azure Storage

by John Savill

Jun 28, 2016 / 3h 8m

Intermediate • 3h 8m

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Understanding the storage capabilities in Azure can ensure an optimal infrastructure deployment and that you're using the right type of service while minimizing how much your organization spends. This course, Understanding and Using Azure Storage, is the vehicle to get you there. First, you'll get an introduction to storage fundamentals and a walk-through of the key types of Azure Storage available, including Standard and Premium. Next, you'll see how Azure IaaS VMs utilize storage. You'll finish the course by reviewing and seeing demonstrations on the StoreSimple Appliance. When you're finished with this course, you'll have a firm understanding of the Azure Storage capabilities and how they can be leveraged in infrastructure services, such as Azure IaaS VMs.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview
    1m 45s
  2. Introduction to Azure Storage
    44m 27s
  3. Capabilities of Storage Types
    54m 7s
  4. Azure IaaS VM Types of Storage
    37m 25s
  5. Managing Azure Storage
    37m 4s
  6. Using StorSimple
    14m 2s

Architecting and Implementing Azure Networking

by John Savill

Aug 11, 2016 / 3h 43m

Intermediate • 3h 43m

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In order to secure your information, you need to understand how your network, well, works. This course, Architecting and Implementing Azure Networking, will teach you how to use Azure networking to secure your assets. It explores the options available for Azure virtual networks and the best ways to use them with services in Azure and outside of Azure. You'll learn about the numerous options for publishing services in a highly available manner, along with how to secure and restrict communications as required. By the end of this course, you'll have the foundational understanding of Azure networking needed to architect and manage networking in Azure.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview
    1m 49s
  2. Azure Service Manager Cloud Services and Other Dinosaurs
    39m 31s
  3. Virtual Networks
    38m 41s
  4. Network Security Groups and Virtual Appliances
    44m 17s
  5. Enabling External Access with Load Balancers and Public IPs
    35m 18s
  6. Using Azure VPN to Connect to On-premises and User Machines
    33m 34s
  7. Understanding and Using ExpressRoute
    29m 57s

Deploying and Managing Azure IaaS Virtual Machines

by John Savill

Sep 14, 2016 / 3h 52m

Intermediate • 3h 52m

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Azure provides a large number of services which are all built on VMs. In this course, Deploying and Managing Azure IaaS Virtual Machines, you'll dive into how to utilize Infrastructure as a Service offerings in Azure, and how they utilize other services such as storage and networking. First, you'll learn about the initial Azure Service Manager is. Next, you'll dive into detail on the newer and preferred Azure Resource Manager, and key concepts such as Resource Groups. Finally, the course will wrap up by taking a look at Microsoft Azure Stack and its requirements, footprint, and services offered. After watching this course, you should feel confident in your ability to architect and deploy complete solutions in Azure IaaS.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview
    2m 8s
  2. Azure Fundamentals
    52m 39s
  3. Azure IaaS Compute Fundamentals
  4. Using Azure Resource Manager
    31m 30s
  5. Azure IaaS VMs
    37m 35s
  6. Azure IaaS VM Management
    36m 19s
  7. Microsoft Azure Stack and the Hybrid Cloud
    20m 19s

Automating Deployment and Scale of Azure IaaS Solutions

by John Savill

Nov 11, 2016 / 3h 23m

Intermediate • 3h 23m

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Automation is key to fully utilizing Azure in a consistent and optimal manner. In this course, Automating Deployment and Scale of Azure IaaS Solutions, you will learn how to create and scale services in an automated fashion. First, you will delve into the automation technology options offered within Azure. Next, you will dive into using PowerShell and JSON templates to define and deploy services to Azure. Last, you will learn how to scale resources in Azure. When you are finished with this course, you will have the foundational knowledge to help you script, automate, and scale Azure deployments.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview
    2m 8s
  2. The Need for Automation
    28m 50s
  3. Using PowerShell with Azure
    56m 29s
  4. Understanding and Using JSON Templates
    42m 10s
  5. Using Azure Automation
    48m 36s
  6. Scaling Azure Infrastructure Resources
    24m 47s

Advanced Azure Storage

by John Savill

Aug 7, 2017 / 2h 23m

Intermediate • 2h 23m

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There are three core fabric elements when looking at solutions; compute, network, and storage. This course, Advanced Azure Storage, dives into the range of storage services available in Azure. The solutions covered range from basic Blob storage through to complete relational database instances as a service. Storage solutions for IaaS VMs will be fully explored before moving onto key types of service available as part of Azure Storage Services. Next, the database options for structured data storage will be explored before finishing on looking at encryption, access control, and management processes. When you are finished with this course you will have the knowledge to use the right Azure storage solution based on your exact requirements.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview
    1m 44s
  2. Azure Storage Services Overview
    29m 32s
  3. Utilizing Managed Disk
    32m 23s
  4. Using Azure Storage Services
    30m 22s
  5. Database Services in Azure
    28m 17s
  6. Securing, Monitoring, and Troubleshooting Azure Storage
    20m 44s

Implementing Azure Application Services

by John Savill

Aug 31, 2017 / 2h 25m

Beginner • 2h 25m

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Azure has a vast number of services and it is critical to understand the capabilities available in order to choose services that provide the closest levels of functionality based on a projects requirements to minimize effort, maintenance and cost. In this course, Implementing Azure Application Services, you'll dive into all the key Azure Application Services and their capabilities. First, you'll explore the key types of Azure Application Service. Next, you'll discover how to use Serverless Compute options and how to utilize multi-tiered applications. Finally, you'll learn how to enable geographically distributed deployments with Traffic Manager. By the end of this course, you'll be able to pick the right application service based on the exact requirements of your project.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview
    1m 48s
  2. Cloud and Azure Overview
    21m 38s
  3. Utilizing Azure App Services
    1h 16m 4s
  4. Utilizing Azure Functions
    17m 25s
  5. Common Application Architectures in Azure
    28m 11s

Azure Scripting, Operations, and Automation for 70-533

by John Savill

Feb 21, 2018 / 2h 18m

Intermediate • 2h 18m

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When starting with Azure it is very common to utilize the Azure portal which is very intuitive and exposes a range of functionality. However, limits are quickly reached. In this course, Azure Scripting, Operations, and Automation for 70-533, you will explore the management technologies used with Azure, including PowerShell and the Azure CLI to enable efficient and automated actions. First, you will learn about Azure's numerous management services. Next, you will explore how to use these services to assist with disaster recovery, security, patching, and inventory. Finally, you will discover the overall best practices which can be used for services in and outside of Azure. When you're finished with this course, you will have the foundational knowledge to choose the correct management technology and also have the required skills for the 70-533 exam.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview
    1m 57s
  2. Installing and Maintaining Azure PowerShell
    29m 35s
  3. Using Azure Automation
    29m 22s
  4. Using DSC with Azure Automation
    23m 11s
  5. Using the Azure CLI
    19m 33s
  6. Collect and Analyze Data Using Azure Services
    35m 16s

What you will learn

  • Key types of services available in Azure
  • How to utilize Azure identity services
  • How to design and deploy Azure infrastructure, storage, and network capabilities


Knowledge of OS basics is an advantage, but all key technologies will be covered.

Knowledge is power

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