Azure Fundamentals

Learn Microsoft Azure essentials

Microsoft Azure training Microsoft Windows Azure Fundamentals training explains the basic concepts involved in cloud computing and features of Microsoft Azure, help in managing the administration of cloud resources for daily and routine tasks. The participants will learn the basic implementation of Azure subscriptions, websites, virtual networks, virtual machines, storage, databases and Microsoft Azure Active Directory.

While this course does not map to an exam, it does provide you with the prerequisite knowledge for taking courses such as Azure Administrator: exam AZ-100 - Microsoft Azure Infrastructure and Deployment or Azure Administrator: exam AZ-101 - Microsoft Azure Integration and Security.

Audience Profile:

This training is intended for the IT professionals willing to learn Azure and explore the Cloud Computing technology irrespective of their roles. The individuals either developer or administrator can undergo this training. The audience will include:
  • Developers who want to evaluate the creation of 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 web sites and mobile app back-end services.
  • Database administrators who want to evaluate the use of Azure to host SQL Server databases.


  • Professional experience in information technology
  • An understanding of websites
  • Not sure? Join our FREE introductory "Cloud Computing Essentials" webinar.

Course content and exam details:

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Course Outline:

  • Getting started with Microsoft Azure
    • What is cloud computing?
    • What is Azure?
    • Managing Azure
    • Subscription management, support, and billing
    • Lab: Using the Azure portals
      • Customizing the Azure portal interface
      • Viewing billing, usage, and quotas data
  • Virtual machines in Microsoft Azure
    • Creating and configuring VMs
    • Configuring disks
    • Lab: Creating a VM in Azure
      • Create a VM from the Azure portal by using an Azure Marketplace image
      • Verify the functionality of the VM
      • Configure storage of a VM
  • Web Apps and cloud services
    • Creating and configuring web apps
    • Deploying and monitoring web apps
    • Creating and deploying PaaS cloud services
    • Lab: Web Apps and cloud services
  • Cloud storage and databases
    • Understanding cloud storage
    • Create and manage storage
    • Understanding options for relational database deployments
    • Lab: Configure Azure Storage
      • Create an Azure Storage account
      • Create and manage blobs
  • Creating and managing Azure AD
    • Overview of Azure AD
    • Manage Azure AD authentication
    • Lab: Create and manage Azure Active Directory tenants
      • Create users in Azure AD
      • Create a new Azure AD tenant and a custom DNS domain

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