Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies

- Only 4 Days

On this accelerated Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies course, you’ll learn how to effectively deploy and configure the Azure cloud infrastructure of your business, as well as implement workloads and security.

In just 4 days, you'll establish authentication in your business' network. By exploring the many layers of the cloud and Azure Storage, you’ll build knowledge on the most efficient ways of securing your business’ data.

You'll learn how to:

  • Implement and manage virtual networking
  • Configure a message-based integration architecture
  • Develop solutions that use Cosmos DB storage and relational database

You’ll get access to Microsoft Official Courseware (MOC) and learn from certified Microsoft instructors, as Firebrand are a Microsoft Gold Partner for Leaning.

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At the end of your course, you’ll sit the AZ-300 exam and achieve your Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies certification.

Through Firebrand's Lecture | Lab | Review methodology, you'll get your Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies certification in 4 days and be one step closer to achieving the Microsoft Solutions Architect Expert.


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Once you achieve the Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies certification, you'll be halfway towards becoming a Microsoft Azure Solutions Architect Expert.

Both exam AZ-300 and exam AZ-301: Microsoft Azure Architect Design are prerequisites for the Microsoft Azure Solutions Architect Expert certification.

After you pass both exams, you'll automatically receive the Microsoft Azure Solutions Architect Expert certification.

Alternatively, you can take the combined course and pass both exams in just 7 days.

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Seven reasons why you should sit your course with Firebrand Training

  1. You'll be certified in just 4 days. With us, you’ll be trained in record time
  2. Our course is all-inclusive. A one-off fee covers all course materials, exams, accommodation and meals. No hidden extras
  3. Pass first time or train again for free. This is our guarantee. We’re confident you’ll pass your course first time. But if not, come back within a year and only pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs
  4. You’ll learn more . A day with a traditional training provider generally runs from 9am – 5pm, with a nice long break for lunch. With Firebrand Training you’ll get at least 12 hours/day quality learning time, with your instructor
  5. You’ll learn faster. Chances are, you’ll have a different learning style to those around you. We combine visual, auditory and tactile styles to deliver the material in a way that ensures you will learn faster and more easily
  6. You’ll be studying with the best. We’ve been named in Training Industry’s “Top 20 IT Training Companies of the Year” every year since 2010. As well as winning many more awards, we’ve trained and certified 72,589 professionals, and we’re partners with all of the big names in the business
  7. You'll do more than study courseware. We use practical exercises to make sure you can apply your new knowledge to the work environment. Our instructors use demonstrations and real-world experience to keep the day interesting and engaging

Think you are ready for the course? Take a FREE practice test to assess your knowledge!

Other accelerated training providers rely heavily on lecture and independent self-testing and study.

Effective technical instruction must be highly varied and interactive to keep attention levels high, promote camaraderie and teamwork between the students and instructor, and solidify knowledge through hands-on learning.

Firebrand Training provides instruction to meet every learning need:

  • Intensive group instruction
  • One-on-one instruction attention
  • Hands-on labs
  • Lab partner and group exercises
  • Question and answer drills
  • Independent study

This information has been provided as a helpful tool for candidates considering training. Courses that include certification come with a certification guarantee. Pass first time or train again for free (just pay for accommodation and exams on your return). We do not make any guarantees about personal successes or benefits of obtaining certification. Benefits of certification determined through studies do not guarantee any particular personal successes.

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AZ-300T01-A: Deploying and Configuring Infrastructure

Module 1: Managing Azure Subscriptions and Resources

In this module you’ll explore Azure monitoring capabilities using Azure alerts, Azure activity logs, and Log Analytics. You’ll learn to query, analyse, and interpret the data viewed in Log Analytics.

Module 2: Implementing and Managing Storage

In this module you’ll learn about Azure storage accounts, data replication, how to use Azure Storage Explorer, and monitor storage.

Module 3: Deploying and Managing Virtual Machines (VMs)

In this module you’ll learn how to:

  • Create Virtual Machines (VM)s within the Azure Portal
  • Create Virtual Machines (VM)s using Azure PowerShell
  • Create Virtual Machines (VM)s using ARM templates
  • Deploy Linux Virtual Machines (VM)s
  • Monitor Virtual Machines (VM)s

Additionally, you’ll learn how to protect data using backups at regular intervals, whether by snapshot, Azure Backup, or Azure Site Recovery.

Module 4: Configuring and Managing Virtual Networks

In this module you’ll create and implement virtual networks using the Azure Portal as well as Azure PowerShell and CLI. You’ll receive an overview on how to assign IP addresses to Azure resources to communicate with other Azure resources, your on-premises network, and the Internet.

  • Network routing using routing tables and algorithms
  • Inter-site connectivity using VNet-to-VNet connections and VPNs
  • Virtual network peering for regional and global considerations
  • Gateway transit

Module 5: Managing Identities

This module covers Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) for IT Admins and Developers with a focus on the Azure AD multi-tenant cloud-based directory and identity management service.

  • Role-Based Access Control (RBAC)
  • built-in roles
  • Self-Service Password Reset (SSPR)
  • authentication methods for password reset

AZ-300T02-A: Implementing Workloads and Security

Module 1: Evaluating and Performing Server Migration to Azure

This module covers migrating workloads to a new environment, whether it be another datacenter, or to a public cloud, and setting clear goals for the migration. Goals include both technology-focused and business-focused goals for migrations and the benefits to an organisation’s business. Activities include components of the Azure migration process: creating a project, creating a collector, assessing readiness and estimating costs. Additionally, you’ll receive and overview of Azure Site Recovery (ASR) that includes and end-to-end scenarios.

Module 2: Implementing and Managing Application Services

This module includes:

  • Deploying Web Apps
  • Managing Web Apps
  • App Service Security
  • Serverless Computing Concepts
  • Managing Event Grid
  • Managing Service Bus
  • Managing Logic App

Module 3: Implementing Advanced Virtual Networking

This module includes:

  • Azure Load Balancer
  • Azure Application Gateway
  • Site-to-Site VPN Connections

As well as an overview of ExpressRoute, which allows companies to extend on-premises networks into the Microsoft cloud over a dedicated private connection facilitated by a connectivity provider.

Module 4: Securing Identities

This module includes the following topics with an emphasis on identity and roles:

  • Azure AD Identity Protection
  • Azure Domains and Tenants
  • Azure Users and Groups
  • Azure Roles

As well as an overview of Azure AD integration options that focuses on Azure AD Connect to integrate on-premises directories with Azure Active Directory.

AZ-300T03-A: Understanding Cloud Architect Technology Solutions

Module 1: Selecting Compute and Storage Solutions

This module includes:

  • Azure Architecture Center
  • Cloud design patterns
  • Competing consumers pattern
  • Cache-aside pattern

As well as sharding patterns to divide a data store into horizontal partitions or shards. Each shard has the same schema but holds its own distinct subset of the data.

Module 2: Hybrid Networking

This module includes:

  • Site-to-site connectivity
  • Point-to-site connectivity
  • Combining site-to-site and point-to-site connectivity
  • Virtual network–to–virtual network connectivity

As well as connecting across cloud providers for failover, backup, or even migration between providers like AWS.

Module 3: Measuring Throughput and Structure of Data Access

This module includes:

  • DTUs – Azure SQL Database
  • RUs – Azure Cosmos DB
  • Structured and unstructured data
  • Using structured data stores

After completing this module, you’ll be able to:

  • Address Durability of Data and Caching 
  • Measure Throughput and Structure of Data Access

AZ-300T04-A: Creating and Deploying Apps

Module 1: Creating Web Applications using PaaS

This module provides an overview of Azure App Service Web Apps for hosting web applications, REST APIs, and a mobile back end. Topics include:

  • Using shell commands to create an App Service Web App
  • Creating Background Tasks
  • Using Swagger to document an API

As well as an explanation of how Logic Apps help to build solutions that integrate apps, data, systems, and services across enterprises or organisations by automating tasks and business processes as workflows.

After completing this module, you’ll be able to:

  • Use shell commands to create an App Service Web App
  • Create Background Tasks
  • Use Swagger to document an API

Module 2: Creating Apps and Services Running on Service Fabric

This module provides an overview of Azure Service Fabric as a distributed systems platform that makes it easy to package, deploy and manage scalable and reliable microservices and containers. This module also addresses the challenges in developing and managing cloud native applications. Additional topics:

  • Creating a reliable service
  • Creating a Reliable Actors app
  • Working with Reliable collections

After completing this module, you’ll be able to:

  • Create a reliable service
  • Create a Reliable Actors app
  • Hands-on with Reliable collections

Module 3: Using Azure Kubernetes Service

Kubernetes Service (AKS) for deploying and managing a Kubernetes cluster in Azure. Topics include how to reduce operational overhead of managing Kubernetes by offloading much of that responsibility to Azure, like health monitoring and maintenance. Additional topics include:

  • Azure Container Registry
  • Azure Container Instances

AZ-300T06-A: Developing for the Cloud

Module 1: Developing Long-Running Tasks and Distributed Transactions

  • Implementing large-scale, parallel, and high-performance apps using batches
  • HPC using Microsoft Azure Virtual Machines
  • Implementing resilient apps by using queues

As well as, implementing code to address application events by using webhooks. Implementing a webhook gives an external resource a URL for an application. The external resource then issues an HTTP request to that URL whenever a change is made that requires the application to take an action.

Module 2: Configuring a Message-Based Integration Architecture

  • Configure an app or service to send emails
  • Configure an event publish and subscribe model
  • Configure the Azure Relay service
  • Configure apps and services with Microsoft Graph

Module 3: Developing for Asynchronous Processing

  • Implement parallelism, multithreading, and processing
  • Implement Azure Functions and Azure Logic Apps
  • Implement interfaces for storage or data access
  • Implement appropriate asynchronous computing models
  • Implement autoscaling rules and patterns

Module 4: Developing for Autoscaling

  • Implementing autoscaling rules and patterns
  • Implementing code that addresses singleton application instances
  • Implementing code that addresses a transient state

Module 5: Developing Azure Cognitive Services Solutions

  • Developing Solutions using Computer Vision
  • Developing solutions using Bing Web Search
  • Developing solutions using Custom Speech Service
  • Developing solutions using QnA Maker

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As part of your accelerated course, you'll take the following exam at the Firebrand Training centre, covered by your Certification Guarantee:

  • Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies
    • Code: AZ-300
    • Languages: English, Japanese, simplified Chinese, Korean
    • Domains:
      • Deploy and configure infrastructure (25-30%)
      • Implement workloads and security (20-25%)
      • Architect cloud technology solutions (5-10%)
      • Create and deploy apps (5-10%)
      • Implement authentication and secure data (5-10%)
      • Develop for the cloud (20-25%)

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Firebrand Training offers top-quality technical education and certification training in an all-inclusive course package specifically designed for the needs and ease of our students. We attend to every detail so our students can focus solely on their studies and certification goals.

Our Certification Programs includes

  • Intensive Hands-on Training Utilising our (Lecture | Lab | Review)TM Delivery
  • Comprehensive Study Materials, Program Courseware and Self-Testing Software including MeasureUp *
  • Fully instructor-led program with 24 hour lab access
  • Examination vouchers **
  • Near site testing, Transportation to/from Testing Center are provided ***
  • Accommodation, all meals, unlimited beverages, snacks and tea / coffee****
  • Examination Passing Policy

Please note

  • * Not on all courses
  • ** Examination vouchers are not included for the following courses: PMP, CAPM and CISSP CBK Review
  • *** Not included in our PMP, CAPM, CISA, CISM, CGEIT, CRISC, (ISC)2 or ITIL Managers and Revision Certifications
  • **** Accommodation not included on the CISSP CBK Review Seminar

Our instructors teach to accommodate every student's learning needs through individualised instruction, hands-on labs, lab partner and group exercises, independent study, self-testing, and question/answer drills.

Firebrand Training has dedicated, well-equipped educational facilities where you will attend instruction and labs and have access to comfortable study and lounging rooms. Our students consistently say our facilities are second-to-none.

Examination Passing Policy

Should a student complete a Firebrand Training Program without having successfully passed all vendor examinations, the student may re-attend that program for a period of one year.  Students will only be responsible for accommodations and vendor exam fees.

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Before attending this accelerated course, you should have experience across:

  • Networking
  • Virtualisation
  • Identity
  • Security
  • Business continuity
  • Disaster recovery
  • Data management
  • Budgeting
  • Governance

You must also be proficient in Azure administration, Azure development and DevOps. You must have a highly developed skill level and solid experience and training with at least one of these Azure areas.

Unsure whether you meet the prerequisites?

Don’t worry - we’ll discuss your technical background, experience and qualifications to determine whether this accelerated course suits you.

Just call us on +27 87 550 2195 and speak to one of our enrolment consultants.

Firebrand is an immersive environment and requires commitment. Some prerequisites are simply guidelines; you may find your unique experience, attitude and determination enables you to succeed on your accelerated course.

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