This course provides the underlying knowledge required by all individuals who will be evaluating Microsoft Azure, regardless of whether they are an administrator, developer, or database administrator. This course also provides the prerequisite knowledge for participants wishing to attend course 20532: Developing Microsoft Azure Solutions, or course 20533: Implementing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions.
During this course, participants will be introduced to the principles of cloud computing and will become familiar how these principles have been implemented in Microsoft Azure. In addition, this course will take participants through the process of implementing the core Azure infrastructure, consisting of virtual networks and storage. With this foundation, participants will learn how to create the most common Azure services, including Azure virtual machines (VMs), Web Apps, and SQL Databases. The course will conclude by describing features of Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) and methods of integrating it with on-premises Active Directory.