Course Code: 18981

AZ-303T00 - Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies

Class Dates:
5 Days
Class Time:
Instructor-Led Training, Virtual Instructor-Led Training


  • Course Overview
  • This course teaches Solutions Architects how to translate business requirements into secure, scalable, and reliable solutions. Lessons include virtualization, automation, networking, storage, identity, security, data platform, and application infrastructure. This course outlines how decisions in each theses area affects an overall solution. Topics include: implementing VMs for Windows and Linux, managing workloads in Azure, configuring and managing Azure Active Directory, load balancing, network security, storage account, Azure governance, hybrid identities, application infrastructure, and managing container-based applications. Students will learn through a mix of live demonstrations and hands-on lab activities. Because this course is the first course in the series for the Azure Solutions Architect exams, there is a sizeable amount of introductory content presented to prepare students for the remaining courses in the curriculum.
  • Audience
  • Students are provided with a lesson that covers tips and tricks for working in the Azure portal, as well as an introduction to key tools used in the Azure environment, such as the Cloud Shell and Resource Explorer. Some emphasis is focused on the command line interface (CLI) as important skills to acquire not only in preparation for the exam but for the job role itself.

    Audience Profile

    This course is for IT Professionals with expertise in designing and implementing solutions running on Microsoft Azure. They should have broad knowledge of IT operations, including networking, virtualization, identity, security, business continuity, disaster recovery, data platform, budgeting, and governance. Azure Solution Architects use the Azure Portal and as they become more adept they use the Command Line Interface. Candidates must have expert-level skills in Azure administration and have experience with Azure development processes and DevOps processes.


Course Details

  • Module 1: Implement Azure Active Directory
  • Overview of Azure Active Directory
  • Users and Groups
  • Domains and Custom Domains
  • Azure AD Identity Protection
  • Implement Conditional Access
  • Configure Fraud Alerts for MFA
  • Implement Bypass Options
  • Configure Guest Users in Azure AD
  • Configure Trusted IPs
  • Manage Multiple Directories
  • Module 2: Implement and Manage Hybrid Identities
  • Install and Configure Azure AD Connect
  • Configure Password Sync and Password Writeback
  • Configure Azure AD Connect Health
  • Module 3: Implement Virtual Networking
  • Virtual Network Peering
  • Implement VNet Peering
  • Module 4: Implement VMs for Windows and Linux
  • Select Virtual Machine Size
  • Configure High Availability
  • Implement Azure Dedicated Hosts
  • Deploy and Configure Scale Sets
  • Configure Azure Disk Encryption
  • Module 5: Implement Load Balancing and Network Security
  • Implement Azure Load Balancer
  • Implement an Application Gateway
  • Understand Web Application Firewall
  • Implement Azure Firewall
  • Implement Azure Front Door
  • Implementing Azure Traffic Manager
  • Implement Network Security Groups and Application Security Groups
  • Implement Azure Bastion
  • Lab : Implementing Highly Available Azure IaaS Compute Architecture
  • Describe characteristics of highly available Azure VMs residing in the same availability set
  • Describe characteristics of highly available Azure VMs residing in different availability zones
  • Describe characteristics of automatic horizontal scaling of Azure VM Scale Sets, Describe characteristics of manual vertical scaling of Azure VM Scale Sets
  • Module 6: Implement Storage Accounts
  • Storage Accounts
  • Blob Storage
  • Storage Security
  • Managing Storage
  • Accessing Blobs and Queues using AAD
  • Lab : Implementing and Configuring Azure Storage File and Blob Services
  • Implement authorization of Azure Storage blobs by leveraging shared access signatures
  • Implement authorization of Azure Storage blobs by leveraging Azure Active Directory
  • Implement authorization of Azure Storage file shares by leveraging access keys
  • Configure Azure Storage Firewalls and Virtual Networks
  • Module 7: Implement NoSQL Databases
  • Configure Storage Account Tables
  • Select Appropriate CosmosDB APIs
  • Module 8: Implement Azure SQL Databases
  • Configure Azure SQL Database Settings
  • Implement Azure SQL Database Managed Instances
  • High-Availability and Azure SQL Database
  • Module 9: Automate Deployment and Configuration of Resources
  • Azure Resource Manager Templates
  • Save a Template for a VM
  • Evaluate Location of New Resources
  • Configure a Virtual Hard Disk Template
  • Deploy from a template
  • Create and Execute an Automation Runbook
  • Module 10: Implement and Manage Azure Governance
  • Create Management Groups, Subscriptions, and Resource Groups
  • Overview of Role-Based Access Control (RBAC)
  • Role-Based Access Control (RBAC) Roles
  • Azure AD Access Reviews
  • Implement and Configure an Azure Policy
  • Azure Blueprints
  • Lab : Implementing and Configuring Azure Storage File and Blob Services
  • Implement authorization of Azure Storage blobs by leveraging shared access signatures, Implement authorization of Azure Storage blobs by leveraging Azure Active Directory, Implement authorization of
  • Lab : Managing Azure Role-Based Access Control
  • Define a custom RBAC role, Assign a custom RBAC role
  • Module 11: Manage Security for Applications
  • Azure Key Vault
  • Azure Managed Identity
  • Module 12: Manage Workloads in Azure
  • Migrate Workloads using Azure Migrate
  • VMware - Agentless Migration
  • VMware - Agent-Based Migration
  • Implement Azure Backup
  • Azure to Azure Site Recovery
  • Implement Azure Update Management
  • Lab : Protecting Hyper-V VMs by using Azure Site Recovery
  • Configure Azure Site Recovery
  • Perform test failover
  • Perform planned failover
  • Perform unplanned failover
  • Module 13: Implement Container-Based Applications
  • Azure Container Instances
  • Configure Azure Kubernetes Service
  • Module 14: Implement an Application Infrastructure
  • Create and Configure Azure App Service
  • Create an App Service Web App for Containers
  • Create and Configure an App Service Plan
  • Configure Networking for an App Service
  • Create and Manage Deployment Slots
  • Implement Logic Apps, Implement Azure Functions
  • Lab : Configuring a Message-Based Integration Architecture
  • Configure and validate an Azure Function App Storage Blob trigger
  • Configure and validate an Azure Event Grid subscription-based queue messaging
  • Lab : Implementing an Azure App Service Web App with a Staging Slot
  • Implement Blue/Green deployment pattern by using deployment slots of Azure App Service web apps
  • Perform A/B testing by using deployment slots of Azure App Service web apps
  • Module 15: Implement Cloud Infrastructure Monitoring
  • Azure Infrastructure Security Monitoring
  • Azure Monitor
  • Azure Workbooks
  • Azure Alerts
  • Log Analytics
  • Network Watcher
  • Azure Service Health
  • Monitor Azure Costs
  • Azure Application Insights
  • Unified Monitoring in Azure