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Configuring and Operating a Hybrid Cloud with Microsoft Azure Stack.

About This Course

Course Code
M20537

Course Type
Specialist

Vendor
Microsoft

Duration
4 Days

RRP
£1,981.00

Course Overview
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Special Notices

Please note: for Attend from Anywhere customers an additional screen is required. The additional screen must have a minimum screen size of 19 inch and minimum resolution of 1280x1024, with the vertical resolution 1024 being the most critical.

NB: The official Microsoft duration of this course is five days. Based on delegate and instructor feedback from the first delivery of the course we believe that the optimum duration to address the course syllabus effectively should be four days and have amended accordingly.

Overview

This five-day course will provide students with the key knowledge required to deploy and configure Microsoft Azure Stack. Using hands-on labs, students will learn the following:

Audience profile

This course is intended for service administrators, devops, and cloud architects who are interested in using Microsoft Azure Stack to provide cloud services to their end users or customers from within their own datacenter.

Objectives

This five-day course will provide students with the key knowledge required to deploy and configure Microsoft Azure Stack. Using hands-on labs, students will learn the following:

Course Outline

Module 1: Overview of Azure Stack
In this first module, the key concepts associated with Azure Stack are described that will help you understand what Azure Stack is and the functionality it provides. You will also learn about the differentiators between Azure Stack, Microsoft Azure, and Windows Azure Pack.

Lessons

Module 2: Foundational Components of Microsoft Azure Stack
In this module, you will learn about the Windows Server 2016 features that Azure Stack uses and optional System Center 2016 components that can be added to further manage and maintain an Azure Stack environment. You will also learn how Azure Stack manages authentication and the various authentication providers that are available.

Lessons

Lab : Reviewing the Azure Stack Infrastructure

Module 3: Deploying Microsoft Azure Stack
This module introduces some of the internal architecture of Azure Stack and how it forms the basis of the system. It will discuss various Azure Stack concepts such as: Software Defined Datacenter Internal Architecture of Azure Stack Azure Stack Infrastructure Azure Stack Prerequisites Planning and Installation of Azure Stack

Lessons

Lab : Confirming prerequisites and installing Microsoft Azure Stack

Module 4: Offering Microsoft Azure Stack Resources
This module discusses some of the key features in Azure Stack that provide the mechanisms used by tenants when consuming resources such as virtual machines and SQL Server databases.

Lessons

Lab : Managing Offers and Plans in Microsoft Azure Stack

Module 5: Microsoft Azure Stack and DevOps
This module discusses the fundamentals of how Azure Stack enables organizations to leverage DevOps. It details the underpinnings of Azure Stack, the Azure Resource Manager, the SDKs and APIs available and also how configuration management technologies such as PowerShell Desired State Configuration, Chef and Puppet can be used to facilitate fast and consistent deployment of applications along with stability.

Lessons

Lab : Debugging and Deploying ARM Templates

Module 6: Infrastructure as a Service and Microsoft Azure Stack
This module discusses Infrastructure as a Service in Azure Stack. This covers the following areas: Software Defined Datacenter Hyper-V Network Virtualization External Connectivity to Azure Stack Azure Consistent Storage in Azure Stack Virtual Machines in Azure Stack

Lessons

Lab : Provisioning Storage and Virtual Machines in Microsoft Azure Stack

Module 7: Platform as a Service and Microsoft Azure Stack
Azure Stack is more than just an Infrastructure as a Service IaaS platform. Azure Stack brings Platform as Service PaaS based offerings from Microsoft Azure to Azure Stack. Microsoft Azure was originally designed for PaaS based application development with IaaS based services added later. With the initial release of Azure Stack, Microsoft are offering 4 PaaS based services: SQL and MySQL Databases App Service for websites Key Vault for securely storing secrets such as passwords and certificates Azure Functions for serverless compute This Module will detail each offering and show how these can be utilized.

Lessons

Lab : Configuring Platform as a Service in Azure Stack

Module 8: Monitoring in Microsoft Azure Stack
In this module, you will learn how Azure Stack is monitored and updated. You will also learn how to monitor guest workloads that tenants have provisioned using Azure Stack. Finally, you will learn how to troubleshoot the core components of Azure Stack.

Lessons

Lab : Troubleshooting and Monitoring Microsoft Azure Stack and Guest Operating Systems

Module 9: License Microsoft Azure Stack and Billing Tenants
In this module, you will learn how Azure Stack is licensed by Microsoft including the two charging models for Azure Stack and what other costs are typically involved in an Azure Stack deployment.

Lessons

Lab : Obtaining Usage Information

Prerequisites

Before attending this course, students must have:

About This Course

Course Code
M20537

Course Type
Specialist

Vendor
Microsoft

Duration
4 Days

RRP
£1,981.00

Course Overview
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