10979: Introduction to Microsoft Azure for IT Professionals


This course provides the underlying knowledge required by all individuals who will be evaluating Microsoft Azure, whether they are administrators, developers, or database administrators.

This course also provides the prerequisite knowledge for students wishing to attend Course

  • 20532D: Developing Microsoft Azure Solutions, or Course
  • 20533D: Implementing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions.

Audience profile
This course is intended for individuals who want to evaluate deploying, configuring, and administering services and virtual machines (VMs) by using Azure. This includes:
Developers who want to evaluate creating Azure solutions.
Windows Server administrators who want to evaluate the migration of on-premises Active Directory roles and services to the cloud.
IT professionals who want to evaluate the use of Azure to host websites and mobile app back-end services.
Database administrators who want to evaluate the use of Azure to host SQL databases.

Before attending this course, students must have a background in IT. In addition to their professional experience, students who attend this training should already have the following technical knowledge:
Understanding of how to deploy websites
A basic understanding of virtualization
A basic understanding of Active Directory concepts, including domains, users, and domain controllers
A basic understanding of database concepts, including tables and simple queries

At course completion
After completing this course, students will be able to:
Describe cloud computing, Azure, and Azure subscriptions.
Use Azure PowerShell, the Azure Software Development Kit (SDK), and the Azure command-line interface (CLI) to manage Azure subscriptions.
Create and configure virtual machines in Azure, and manage their disks.
Create, configure, and monitor web apps in Azure and deploy Azure platform as a service (PaaS) cloud services.
Create and configure Azure virtual networks.
Create, manage, and configure cloud storage in Azure.
Use Azure SQL Database to create, configure, and manage SQL databases.
Create and manage Azure AD.

Fees & Schedule

Delivery Mode Course Duration Fees
Live Virtual Training 2 Days Ask for Quote
Onsite Classroom Training 2 Days Ask for Quote
Customized Training 2 Days Ask for Quote