Azure Fundamentals (AZ-900)

Complete Practical and Real-time Training on Azure Fundamentals (AZ-900). This Job Oriented Certification Course includes : foundational level knowledge on cloud concepts; core Azure services; security, privacy, compliance, and trust; and Azure pricing and support.


Azure Fundamentals Course Contents:

Chapter 1 : Describe the benefits and considerations of using cloud services

describe terms such as High Availability, Scalability, Elasticity, Agility, Fault Tolerance, Disaster Recovery; describe the principles of economies of scale; describe the differences between Capital Expenditure (CapEx) and Operational Expenditure (OpEx); describe the consumption-based model

Chapter 2 : Describe the differences between Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS), Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) and Software-as-a-Service (SaaS)

describe Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS),; describe Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS); describe Software-as-a-Service (SaaS); compare and contrast the three different service types

Chapter 3 : Describe the differences between Public, Private and Hybrid cloud models

describe Public cloud; describe Private cloud; describe Hybrid cloud; compare and contrast the three different cloud models

Chapter 4 : Describe the core Azure architectural components

describe Regions; describe Availability Zones; describe Resource Groups; describe Azure Resource Manager; describe the benefits and usage of core Azure architectural components

Chapter 5 : Describe some of the core products available in Azure

describe products available for Compute such as Virtual Machines, Virtual Machine Scale Sets, App Services, Azure Container Instances (ACI) and Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS); describe products available for Networking such as Virtual Network, Load Balancer, VPN Gateway, Application Gateway and Content Delivery Network; describe products available for Storage such as Blob Storage, Disk Storage, File Storage, and Archive Storage; describe products available for Databases such as Cosmos DB, Azure SQL Database, Azure Database for MySQL, Azure Database for PostgreSQL, Azure Database Migrationservice; describe the Azure Marketplace and its usage scenarios;

Chapter 6 : Describe some of the solutions available on Azure

describe Internet of Things (IoT) and products that are available for IoT on Azure such as IoT Hub and IoT Central; describe Big Data and Analytics and products that are available for Big Data and Analytics such as Azure Synapse Analytics, HDInsight, and Azure Databricks; describe Artificial Intelligence (AI) and products that are available for AI such as Azure Machine Learning Service and Studio; describe Serverless computing and Azure products that are available for serverless computing such as Azure Functions, Logic Apps, and Event Grid; describe DevOps solutions available on Azure such as Azure DevOps and Azure DevTestLabs; describe the benefits and outcomes of using Azure solutions

Chapter 7 : Describe Azure management toolsdescribe Azure tools such as Azure Portal, Azure PowerShell, Azure CLI and Cloud Shell

describe Azure Advisor

Chapter 8 : Describe securing network connectivity in Azure

describe Network Security Groups (NSG); describe Application Security Groups (ASG); describe User Defined Rules (UDR); describe Azure Firewall; describe Azure DDoS Protection; choose an appropriate Azure security solution;

Chapter 9 : Describe core Azure Identity services

describe the difference between authentication and authorization; describe Azure Active Directory; describe Azure Multi-Factor Authentication;

Chapter 10 : Describe security tools and features of Azure

describe Azure Security Center; describe Azure Security Center usage scenarios; describe Key Vault; describe Azure Information Protection (AIP); describe Azure Advanced Threat Protection (ATP);

Chapter 11 : Describe Azure governance methodologies

describe policies and initiatives with Azure Policy; describe Role-Based Access Control (RBAC); describe Locks; describe Azure Advisor security assistance; describe Azure Blueprints

Chapter 12 : Describe monitoring and reporting options in Azure

describe Azure Monitor; describe Azure Service Health; describe the use cases and benefits of Azure Monitor and Azure Service Health;

Chapter 13 : Describe privacy, compliance and data protection standards in Azure

describe industry compliance terms such as GDPR, ISO and NIST; describe the Microsoft Privacy Statement; describe the Trust center; describe the Service Trust Portal; describe Compliance Manager; determine if Azure is compliant for a business need; describe Azure Government cloud services; describe Azure China cloud services

Chapter 14 : Describe Azure subscriptions

describe an Azure Subscription; describe the uses and options with Azure subscriptions such access control and offer types; describe subscription management using Management groups;

Chapter 15 : Describe planning and management of costs

describe options for purchasing Azure products and services; describe options around Azure Free account; describe the factors affecting costs such as resource types, services, locations, ingress and egress traffic; describe Zones for billing purposes; describe the Pricing calculator; describe the Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) calculator; describe best practices for minimizing Azure costs such as performing cost analysis, creating spending limits and quotas, using tags to identify cost owners,usingAzure reservations and using Azure Advisor recommendations; describe Azure Cost Management;

Chapter 16 : Describe Azure Service Level Agreements (SLAs)

describe a Service Level Agreement (SLA); describe Composite SLAs; describe how to determine an appropriate SLA for an application

Chapter 17 : Describe service lifecycle in Azure

describe Public and Private Preview features; describe the term General Availability (GA); describe how to monitor feature updates and product changes

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