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This course is a high-level overview of Azure. The course will provide foundational level knowledge of cloud services and how those services are provided with Microsoft Azure. This 1-day instructor-led course will provide foundational level knowledge on Azure concepts; core Azure services; core solutions and management tools; general security and network security; governance, privacy, and compliance features; Azure cost management and service level agreements. For organizations new to Azure, this course offers a great prerequisite "bundle" with the AZ-104 Microsoft Azure Administrator course! Note: there are no prerequisites for taking this course. However, the more technical knowledge a student has the more they will understand about the cloud.

Target Audience
This course is suitable for IT personnel who are just beginning to work with Azure. This audience wants to learn about our offerings and get hands-on experience with the product. This course primarily uses the Azure portal to create services and does not require scripting skills. Students in this course will gain confidence to take other role-based courses and certifications, such as Azure Administrator. This course provides an Azure pass and optional lab environment. This course combines lecture, demonstrations, and hands-on labs. This course will also help prepare someone for the AZ-900 exam.

What You'll Learn

  • Describe the advantages of using cloud computing services, learning to differentiate between the categories and types of cloud computing, and how to examine the various concepts, resources and terminology that are necessary to work with Azure architecture
  • Outline the core services available with Microsoft Azure
  • Discuss the core solutions that encompass a wide array of tools and services from Microsoft Azure
  • Describe the general security and network security features, and how you can use the various Azure services to help ensure that your cloud resources are safe, secure and trusted
  • Discuss the identity, governance, privacy, and compliance features, and how Azure can help you secure access to cloud resources, what it means to build a cloud governance strategy and how Azure adheres to common regulatory and compliance standards
  • Discuss the factors that influence cost, tools you can use to help estimate and manage your cloud spend and how Azure's service-level agreements (SLAs) can impact your application design decisions

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Related Links: Microsoft Certified: Azure Fundamentals

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  • Course Number AZ-900
  • Course Length 1 day
  • Course Fee $595.00
  • Delivery Format VLT (Instructor Led; Virtual LIVE Online; Remote Training)
  • Course Topic Certification
  • Vendor Microsoft
  • Technology Azure
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About the instructorMichael Pfeiffer

Michael Pfeiffer is an accomplished IT architect, consultant, writer and conference speaker with 20 years of experience in the tech industry. After spending many years as an enterprise consultant and technical trainer, Mike went to work for Microsoft helping some of their biggest customers move to the cloud. Later he joined Amazon Web Services (AWS) where he worked as a solutions architect, spending most of his time speaking at live events, writing code to build fully automated solutions and helping customers and partners architect solutions in the cloud.

These days Mike runs his own consulting business that specializes in cloud platforms like Microsoft Azure and AWS. When he’s not teaching a class, Mike spends his time in the field working with customers as they migrate applications, implement new services and develop applications in the cloud. His vast experience with infrastructure and application development brings a unique mix of skills to both his consulting projects and training classes. Prior to working for Microsoft, Mike was a multi-year recipient of the prestigious Microsoft MVP award. He was also part of a select group of individuals who earned the Microsoft Certified Master certification. Today he holds several other certifications from Microsoft and AWS. Mike is a published author and has written a number of books on shell scripting and automation. He regularly develops training courseware, publishes video training and contributes to several industry websites that cover cloud computing technologies.

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Microsoft Azure Fundamentals (AZ-900)

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