Microsoft Azure Fundamentals (AZ-900)

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Microsoft Azure Fundamentals (AZ-900)

Authors: Vlad Catrinescu, Neil Morrissey, Michael Brown, Steve Buchanan

This skill is intended to cover the foundational knowledge needed to understand Microsoft's Azure offering. The courses in this path cover the basics when it comes to the products... Read more

What you will learn

  • Azure cloud concepts
  • Azure core services and products
  • Azure security, privacy, compliance, and trust
  • Azure pricing and support options

Pre-requisites

This path is meant for beginners to the Microsoft Azure world. Learners should have entry level knowledge of core cloud concepts.

Microsoft Azure Fundamentals (AZ-900)

This skill is intended to cover the foundational knowledge needed to understand Microsoft's Azure offering. The courses in this path cover the basics when it comes to the products and services a Microsoft Azure subscription provides. This is an excellent starting point for those looking to get started in working with cloud services and solutions in the Azure space.

Microsoft Azure Cloud Concepts

by Vlad Catrinescu

Jul 17, 2020 / 38m

38m

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Description

Over 90% of the Fortune 500 companies use at least one Microsoft cloud service. In this day and age, it’s important for any IT or Business Professional to know what Microsoft offers from a cloud computing perspective. In this course, Microsoft Azure Cloud Concepts, you will focus on the basics of cloud computing by defining at a more general level what the cloud is, why it’s useful, and examine how Microsoft fits in each type of cloud offering. First, you will learn about what the cloud is and why it is important. Next, you will discover the different types of cloud computing. Finally, you will explore the different cloud computing deployment models. When you are finished with this course, you will gain an understanding of why the cloud is so important to today's businesses and know the differences between, public, private, and community clouds.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview
  2. An Introduction to Cloud Computing
  3. Understanding Types of Cloud Computing Services
  4. Understanding Cloud Computing Deployment Models
  5. Course Conclusion

Microsoft Azure Services and Concepts

by Neil Morrissey

Sep 18, 2020 / 3h 37m

3h 37m

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Azure provides opportunities to host applications and services in new ways, as well as new ways to provide business value to customers. In this course, Microsoft Azure Services and Concepts, you’ll learn about the foundational services within Azure. First, you’ll explore how Azure makes your applications available around the world, along with tools for managing the platform. Next, you’ll discover the compute and networking options available, and services that provide massive amounts of cost-effective storage for applications. Finally, you’ll learn how to leverage new services, like big data and artificial intelligence to provide new opportunities to add business value. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge to select appropriate services in Azure to help you build solutions in the cloud.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview
  2. Understanding Azure Architecture and Management
  3. Exploring Azure Core Products
  4. Data Storage in Azure
  5. Exploring Azure Platform Solutions
  6. DevOps Solutions in Azure

Microsoft Azure Security and Privacy Concepts

by Michael Brown

Jun 24, 2020 / 2h 14m

2h 14m

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Security is a big concern for all organizations that are deploying workloads to the cloud. In this course, Microsoft Azure Security and Privacy Concepts, you’ll learn to securely deploy workloads to the Azure cloud. First, you’ll explore identity management in Azure and how we use Role Based Access Control (RBAC) to grant correct levels of access. Next, you’ll discover how to manage secure network access. Finally, you’ll learn how to work with tools and techniques that help you control compliance, as well as meaningful monitoring of your Azure security posture. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the knowledge needed to confidently deploy secure and compliant workload to Azure.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview
  2. Introducing Azure Identity Services
  3. Implementing Azure Role Based Access Control
  4. Implementing Azure Access and Governance Tools
  5. Securing Azure Virtual Networks
  6. Working with Azure Firewalls and User Defined Routes
  7. Working with Azure Security and Reporting Tools
  8. Understanding Azure Compliance and Data Protection Standards

Microsoft Azure Pricing and Support Options

by Steve Buchanan

Jul 16, 2020 / 1h 37m

1h 37m

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Description

Gain a fundamental knowledge about the pricing and support options in Azure - one of the core skills measured in the AZ-900: Azure Fundamentals exam. In this course, Microsoft Azure Pricing and Support Options, you’ll learn to estimate pricing and support of Azure cloud services. First, you’ll explore Azure subscriptions, subscription management, and management groups. Next, you’ll discover, plan, and manage Azure costs. Finally, you’ll learn how to understand Azure SLA’s, various Azure service lifecycles, and how to select the right support options. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of Azure pricing and available support needed to estimate Azure costs and select the right support options.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview
  2. Understanding Azure Subscriptions
  3. Understanding Planning and Management of Costs
  4. Understanding the Support Options Available with Azure
  5. Describe Azure Service Level Agreements (SLAs)
  6. Understanding Service Lifecycle in Azure

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