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Course: Microsoft Azure Workshop

Pre-requisites to attend:

  • To benefit from this Microsoft Windows Azure course, you will need to have basic .Net development experience and familiarity with the Visual Studio IDE and SQL Server, prior to attending.

Total Course Duration:

  • 2 Days


Overview:

This 2-day program will teach you all the fundamentals of Microsoft Windows Azure cloud platform, the infrastructure services which comprise Windows Azure and how to develop and deploy applications on this wonderful Platform-as-a-Service through a mixture of lectures, demonstrations, and hands-on exercises. By the end of the course you will have enough hands-on experience with Windows Azure to be able to create and deploy your own scalable web applications.

Takeaways from Workshop:

  • Understand the fundamentals of Cloud Computing platform Windows Azure
  • Understand the architecture and services provided by the Windows Azure cloud platform
  • Build and deploy simple web applications to Windows Azure platform
  • Get hands-on training with the key services provided by Azure so as to be able to create and deploy cloud applications
  • Understand, compare and decide what kind of storage to use with Windows Azure

Target Audience:

If you are a developer, lead or manager interested in getting started in cloud computing with Windows Azure, you should find this course both challenging and engaging. The program is also suitable for professionals working with ISVs/software product companies who would like to migrate their in-premise software product to the cloud so that it can be delivered as SaaS. It is also crucial for professionals who want to create an application on Microsoft cloud and deliver it as SaaS.

Pre-requisites:

To benefit from this Microsoft Windows Azure course, you will need to have basic .Net development experience and familiarity with the Visual Studio IDE and SQL Server, prior to attending.

Delivery Method:

This is a hands-on course and you will work on exercises and quizzes which are designed to make you skilled in creating cloud applications for running on the Windows Azure platform.

Program Content

Introduction to Windows Azure

Getting started
  • Introduction
  • Installing the SDK
  • Creating cloud solutions
  • Emulating the cloud on your desktop
  • Summary

Windows Azure PaaS

  • The Azure platform
  • Web Roles
  • Worker roles
  • Configuring deployment for high-availability
  • Publishing from Visual Studio
  • Summary

Windows Azure Compute

  • Introduction
  • Deploying Web sites
  • Using Azure Virtual Machines
  • Imaging Azure VMs
  • Azure RemoteApp
  • Azure TrafficManager

Publishing to Windows Azure

  • Introduction
  • Azure management portal
  • Configuring management certificates
  • Preparing to publish
  • Publishing from Visual Studio

Working with Azure storage

  • Introduction
  • Understanding the storage client API
  • Working with tables
  • Sending messages with queues
  • Working with blob storage
  • Summary

Getting started with SQL Azure

  • Introduction
  • Provisioning a database
  • Configuring SQL Azure database security
  • Backup and restore
  • Summary

Understanding other Azure services

  • Active Directory
  • Content Delivery Network
  • HD Insight
  • Virtual Network
  • Service Bus, etc.

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