MS Azure

Exam AZ-104 : MS Azure 

Azure pre-requisites

Before attending this course, students must have the following technical knowledge:

  • Completed the Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MCSA) certification in Windows Server 2012/2016 or Windows Server 2019.
  • Understanding of on-premises virtualization technologies, including: VMs, virtual networking, and virtual hard disks.
  • Understanding of network configuration, including: TCP/IP, Domain Name System (DNS), virtual private networks (VPNs), firewalls, and encryption technologies.
  • Understanding of websites, including: how to create, configure, monitor and deploy a website on Internet Information Services (IIS).
  • Understanding of Active Directory concepts, including: domains, forests, domain controllers, replication, Kerberos protocol, and Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP).
  • Understanding of resilience and disaster recovery, including backup and restore operations.

About this Course

This course teaches IT professionals how to provision and manage services in Microsoft Azure. Students will learn how to implement infrastructure components such as virtual networks, virtual machines, containers, web and mobile apps, and storage in Azure. Students also will learn how to plan for and manage Azure AD, and configure Azure AD integration with on-premises Active Directory domains.Audience profile.This course is intended for IT professionals who have some knowledge of cloud technologies and want to learn more about Azure.

This course is intended for:

    • IT professionals who want to deploy, configure, and administer services, containers, and virtual machines (VMs) in Azure.
    • IT professional who use Microsoft System Center to manage and orchestrate server infrastructure.
    • Windows Server administrators who are looking to evaluate and migrate on-premises Active Directory roles and services to the cloud.
    • IT professionals who want to use Azure to host websites and mobile app back-end services.
    • IT professionals who are experienced in other non-Microsoft cloud technologies, meet the course prerequisites, and want to cross-train on Azure.
    • IT professionals who want to take the Microsoft Certification Exam AZ103


At course completion After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Describe Azure architecture components, including infrastructure, tools, and portals.  Implement and manage virtual networking within Azure and configure cross-premises connectivity.
  • Plan and create Azure VMs.
  • Configure, manage, and monitor Azure VMs to optimize availability and reliability.
  • Implement Azure App Service.
  • Plan and implement storage, backup, and recovery services.
  • Implement container-based workloads in Azure.
  • Deploy, configure, monitor, and diagnose cloud services.
  • Implement Azure AD.
  • Manage an Active Directory infrastructure in a hybrid environment.
  • Automate operations in Azure by using Azure Automation runbooks.


Content Outline

I.Introduction to Cloud Computing

2.Similar concepts


4.Service models

4.1 Infrastructure as a service (IaaS)

4.2 Platform as a service (PaaS)

4.3 Software as a service (SaaS)

4.4 Mobile “backend” as a service (MBaaS)

4.5  Serverless computing

4.6   Function as a service (FaaS)

4.7  Firewall as a Service(FWaas)

5.0 Deployment models

5.1 Private cloud

5.2 Public cloud

5.3 Hybrid cloud


7.Security and privacy

8.Limitations and disadvantages




Type1 Hypervisor, Type2 Hypervisor
Types of Hardware Virtualization

  1. Full Virtualization
  2. Emulation Virtualization
  3. Paravirtualization

III. Azure Administration

Module 1: Introduction to Microsoft Azure

Cloud technology overview

Overview of Azure

Managing Azure with the Azure portal

Managing Azure with Windows PowerShell

Overview of Azure Resource Manager

Azure management services

Module 2: Implementing and managing Azure networking

Overview of Azure networking

Implementing and managing virtual networks

Configuring Azure virtual network

Configuring virtual network connectivity

Overview of Azure networking in IaaS

Module 3: Implementing virtual machines

Overview of IaaS  virtual machines

Planning for Azure Virtual Machines

Deploying IaaS virtual machines

Authoring Azure Resource Manager templates

Overview of IaaS  virtual machines

Module 4: Implementing virtual machines

Configuring virtual machines

Configuring virtual machine disks

Configuring virtual machine Scale Set

Configuring virtual machine availability Set

Managing and monitoring Azure virtual machines

Managing IaaS  virtual machines

Module 5: Implementing Azure App Service

Introduction to App Service

Planning app deployment in App Service

Implementing and maintaining web apps

Configuring web apps

Monitoring web apps and WebJobs

Implementing mobile apps

Traffic Manager

Module 6: Planning and implementing storage, backup, and recovery services

Planning storage

 Implementing and managing Azure Storage

 Implementing  Azure Storage Explorer

 Implementing Azure content delivery networks

 Implementing Azure Backup

 Planning and implementing Azure Site Recovery

Module 7: Planning and implementing Azure SQL Database

Planning and deploying Azure SQL Database

 Implementing and managing Azure SQL Database

Managing Azure SQL Database security

 Monitoring Azure SQL Database

Managing Azure SQL Database business continuity

Module 8: Implementing PaaS cloud services

 Planning and deploying PaaS cloud services

 Managing and maintaining cloud services

Module 9: Implementing Azure Active Directory

Creating and managing Azure AD tenants
Configuring application and resource access with Azure AD
Overview of Azure AD Premium
Azure AD Multi Factor Authentication
Azure AD Registered Devices
Azure AD with Role-Based Access Control (RBAC)
Azure AD with Custom DNS

Module 10: Managing an Active Directory infrastructure in a hybrid environment

Extending an on-premises Active Directory domain to Azure

Implementing directory synchronization by using

Azure AD Connect

Module 11: Implementing Azure-based management and automation (Theory)

Implementing OMS

Implementing Azure Automation

 Implementing Automation run books

Managing Azure Automation

Module 12: Implementing Azure Infrastructure and Managent

Azure Resources Groups
Azure Network Security Groups
Azure File Sync
Azure Cost Management and Billing
Azure Pricing Calculator
Azure Virtual Network (VPC)