Course Overview

Microsoft Azure for IT Professional is a 3 day course designed for IT professionals looking to understand the Microsoft Azure Infrastructure components, including virtual machines, virtual networks, migrating, extending, running, managing and monitoring common workloads in the cloud. The course will guide student through the process of managing virtual machines, web sites, and cloud services in Microsoft Azure.

Key Learning Areas

  • Introduction to Microsoft Azure
  • Azure Services
  • Azure Data Services
  • Azure Network Services
  • Azure Compute Services
  • Azure Active Directory
  • Azure Data Management
  • Windows Azure Pack for Windows Server

Course Outline

  • Overview
  • Introduction to SQL Azure
  • Azure RDBMS Support
  • SQL Azure Security
  • Programming SQL Azure
  • Maintaining and Optimizing SQL Azure
  • Migrating and Synchronizing to SQL Azure
  • Business Intelligence with SQL Azure

Who Benefits

This course is intended for IT professionals looking to evaluate or deploy Microsoft Azure.


Before attending this course, students should have:

  • Solid understanding of Virtualization technologies
  • Understanding the basics of cloud computing
  • Prior experience with Hyper-V or other virtualization technologies
  • Previous storage configuration experience
  • Previous networking configuration experience