Microsoft - MCSE: Cloud Platform and Infrastructure (Cloud Data Platform Solutions)

Duration

Duration:

Just 2 Days

Method

Method:

Classroom / Online / Hybrid

Next date

Next date:

27/3/2023 (Monday)

Overview

On this accelerated 2 day MCSE: Cloud Platform and Infrastructure (Cloud Data Platform Solutions) course, you’ll learn the skills to design and implement cloud data platform solutions with Microsoft Data Platform - using SQL Server on-premises.

You'll learn to design and implement scalable solutions using both on-premises and Microsoft Azure cloud-based solutions. You'll learn how to deliver a high availability and disaster resistant cloud solution to your business, 50% faster than traditional training.

Through Firebrand’s unique Lecture | Lab | Review technique, your Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT) will immerse you in topics teaching you the skills to:

  • Design and implement solutions on Azure using SQL Server
  • Design and implement solutions on Azure using SQL Database
  • Design and implement security, access and auditing for cloud data platform solutions
  • Design highly scalable mission critical solutions using the Microsoft Data Platform
  • Design and implement cloud data platform solutions.

You will be prepared for exam 70-473: Designing and Implementing Cloud Data Platform Solutions. You’ll sit this exam on site at Firebrand’s training centre as part of the course. Covered by our Certification Guarantee.

This course is an elective for the Microsoft MCSE: Data Management and Analytics

The Data Platform – Designing and Implementing Cloud Data Platform Solutions course is for those looking to improve and validate their knowledge and skills designing and implementing Microsoft data platform solutions. If you are a database professional looking to enhance your SQL Server skills with hybrid solutions and cloud solution architecture using the Microsoft Data Platform, this course is ideal.

Passing exam 70-473 previously resulted in achieving Microsoft Specialist: Designing and Implementing Cloud Data Platform Solutions certification.

Microsoft retired the Specialist credential on 31 March, 2017. The exams remain available and where applicable will count towards the relevant existing MCSA, MCSE or MCSD certification.

Four reasons why you should sit your Cloud Data Platform Solutions course with Firebrand Training

  1. You'll be Cloud Data Platform Solutions trained and certified faster. Learn more on this 2-day accelerated course. You'll get at least 12 hours a day of quality learning time in a distraction-free environment
  2. Your Cloud Data Platform Solutions course is all-inclusive. One simple price covers all course materials, exams, accommodation and meals – so you can focus on learning
  3. Pass Cloud Data Platform Solutions first time or train again for free. Your expert instructor will deliver our unique accelerated learning methods, allowing you to learn faster and be in the best possible position to pass first time. In the unlikely event that you don't, it's covered by your Certification Guarantee
  4. Study Cloud Data Platform Solutions with an award-winning training provider. We've won the Learning and Performance Institute's "Training Company of the Year" three times. Firebrand is your fastest way to learn, with 134.561 students saving more than one million hours since 2001

Curriculum

40441A: Designing and Implementing Cloud Data Platform Solutions

Module 1: Microsoft Cloud Data Platform Overview

This module provides an overview of the Microsoft Data Platform Solutions in Hybrid and Cloud based scenarios. The module provides an overview of offerings and capabilities.

Lessons

  • Microsoft Cloud Data Platform
  • Microsoft SQL Server
  • Common Tools
  • Cloud Data Offerings
  • Data Visualisations
  • Cortana Analytics Suite

Module 2: Implement SQL Server on Azure VM

This module with a hands-on-lab describes the core capabilities of running SQL Server in a virtual machine environment (IAAS) on Azure.

Lessons

  • Virtual machine components
  • Storage Architecture
  • Azure deployment models
  • Virtual machine tiers
  • Virtual machine deployments
  • Deployment scenarios
  • Move existing workloads
  • Connecting to Azure VMs
  • Domain joining VMs
  • VM best practices

Lab : SQL Server in Azure VMs

Module 3: Implement SQL Database

This module with a hands-on-lab describes the core capabilities of implementing data platform solutions using SQL Database on Azure. The module provides details in service tiers and offerings.

Lessons

  • What is SQL Database
  • Data tiers/ Elastic data tiers
  • Scalability Options
  • Elastic Databases
  • Elastic Database Tools
  • SQL Database performance
  • Service Tier Advisor

Lab : Implementing SQL Database

Module 4: SQL Database High Availability and disaster recovery

This module with a hands-on lab describes high availability and disaster recovery scenarios with SQL Database.

Lessons

  • Business Continuity with SQL Database
  • SQL Database HA/DR
  • SQL Database Backup Solutions
  • SQL Database Replication Scenarios

Lab : SQL Database HA/DR

Module 5: Hybrid HA/DR scenarios with SQL Server

This module with a hands-on lab exercise describes the design of high available, scalable data platform solutions on-premises, in the cloud and in hybrid cloud scenarios using SQL Server on premises and with Azure VMs.

Lessons

  • HA/DR deployment architectures
  • AlwaysOn availability groups
  • AlwaysOn Failover Clustering
  • Database Mirroring
  • Log Shipping
  • Backup to Azure
  • Managed Backups
  • SQL Server data files on Azure

Lab : Implement HA/DR with SQL Server in Azure VMs

Module 6: Design and Implement Security

This module with a hands-on-lab describes the security features and capabilities in SQL Server in Azure VMs and SQL Database including firewalls and auditing.

Lessons

  • SQL Database Security Approach
  • SQL Database Firewall Security
  • SQL Database Active Directory Integration
  • Encryption
  • Row Level Security
  • Dynamic Data Masking
  • Auditing and Threat Detection

Lab : Design and Implement SQL Database Security

Module 7: Monitor and manage implementations on Azure

This module with a hands-on-lab focuses on management and deployment, monitoring for performance of SQL Database and SQL Server in Azure VMs.

Lessons

  • Azure Automation Capabilities
  • SQL Monitoring and Management
  • Operational Insights

Lab : Monitoring and manage implementations

Module 8: Design and implement database solutions for SQL Server and SQL Database

This module covers design and architecture scenarios for implementation of database solutions using the Microsoft Cloud Data Platform. This module introduces key scenarios to discuss with classroom attendees in order to build out the right architecture and infrastructure based on architecture and business requirements.

Lessons

  • Case Study - SQL Server Hybrid Scenario
  • Case Study - Lift and Shift

Exam Track

You'll sit the following exam at the Firebrand Training Centre, covered by your Certification Guarantee.

Exam 70-473 Designing and Implementing Cloud Data Platform Solutions

  • Languages: English
  • Technology: Microsoft Azure

You will be tested on the following knowledge and skills:

  • Design and implement database solutions for Microsoft SQL Server and SQL Database (20-25%)
  • Manage database management systems (DBMS) security (25-30%)
  • Design for high availability, disaster recovery and scalability (25-30%)
  • Monitor and manage database implementations on Azure (25-30%)

Passing exam 70-473 previously resulted in achieving Microsoft Specialist: Designing and Implementing Cloud Data Platform Solutions certification.

Microsoft retired the Specialist credential on 31 March, 2017. The exams remain available and where applicable will count towards the relevant existing MCSA, MCSE or MCSD certification.

What's Included

Included:

  • MOC 40441A: Designing and Implementing Cloud Data Platform Solutions

Your accelerated course includes:

  • Accommodation *
  • Meals, unlimited snacks, beverages, tea and coffee *
  • On-site exams **
  • Exam vouchers **
  • Practice tests **
  • Certification Guarantee ***
  • Courseware
  • Up-to 12 hours of instructor-led training each day
  • 24-hour lab access
  • Digital courseware **
  • * For residential training only. Accommodation is included from the night before the course starts. This doesn't apply for online courses.
  • ** Some exceptions apply. Please refer to the Exam Track or speak with our experts
  • *** Pass first time or train again free as many times as it takes, unlimited for 1 year. Just pay for accommodation, exams, and incidental costs.

Prerequisites

Before attending this accelerated course, Firebrand recommend you possess a good understanding of SQL Server.

You will also benefit from having a certification in either of the following two MCSA: SQL Server 2016 - Database Administration exams:

  • Exam 70-764: Administering a SQL Database Infrastructure
  • Exam 70-765: Provisioning SQL Databases

If you have not yet passed Exam 70-765: Provisioning SQL Databases (or taken the 20765 course), it is essential that you complete the course pre-reading. This will be provided to you upon booking.

Are you ready to get certified in record time?

We interview all applicants for the course on their technical background, degrees and certifications held, and general suitability. If you get through this screening process, it means you stand a great chance of passing.

Firebrand Training is an immersive training environment. You must be committed to the course. The above prerequisites are guidelines, but many students with less experience have other background or traits that have enabled their success in accelerated training through Firebrand Training.

If you have any doubts as to whether you meet the pre-requisites please call 78 79 16 53 and speak to one of our enrolment consultants, who can help you with a training plan.

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