Configuring and Operating a Hybrid Cloud with Microsoft Azure Stack

Introduction

This 5-day course is designed for service administrators, Devops, and cloud architects interested in using Microsoft Azure Stack to deliver cloud services to their end users or their customers within their own data center.
 

Audience

The candidates targeted by this training have experience on the main features of Microsoft Azure Stack.
 

Prerequisites

Before attending this course, participants should have: 
 
  • A working knowledge of Windows Server 2016 and SQL Server 2014. We recommend that you take the following course or have equivalent expertise
  • Followed the course: Implementing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions ("M20533")

At course completion

After completing this course participants will be able to:
 
  • Know the main features of Microsoft Azure Stack
  • Know the differences between Microsoft Azure Stack, Microsoft Azure and Windows Azure Pack
  • Know the architecture and components of Microsoft Azure Stack
  • Know how to deploy Microsoft Azure Stack
  • You can deploy the Microsoft Azure Stack Windows Server roles and functions that are used in Microsoft Azure Stack
  • Know how identity and authentication works in Microsoft Azure Stack
  • Know how Microsoft Azure Stack integrates DevOps
  • Create and manage Azure Resource Manager templates
  • Create and manage plans
  • Create and manage offers and delegations
  • Manage Marketplace in Microsoft Azure Stack
  • Know Software Defined Networks in Microsoft Azure Stack
  • Understand how storage is provisioned and managed in Microsoft Azure Stack
  • Provision virtual machines in Microsoft Azure Stack
  • Configure Resource Providers in Microsoft Azure Stack
  • Monitor and troubleshoot Microsoft Azure Stack
  • Understand how licenses and billing work in Microsoft Azure Stack
 

Course outline

Module 1: Introducing Azure Stack
 
  • Lesson 1: What is Azure Stack?
  • Lesson 2: Comparing the Azure stack with Microsoft Azure
  • Lesson 3: Comparison of Azure Stack to Windows Azure Pack
 
Module 2: Core Components of Microsoft Azure Stack
 
  • Lesson 1: Windows Server 2016 and System Center 2016
  • Lesson 2: Identity and authentication
 
Module 3: Deploying Microsoft Azure Stack
 
  • Lesson 1: Microsoft Azure Stack Architecture
  • Lesson 2: Azure Stack prerequisites
  • Lesson 3: Installing Azure Stack
 
Module 4: Microsoft Azure Stack Resources
 
  • Lesson 1: Work with plans and offers
  • Lesson 2: Microsoft Azure Stack Marketplace
  • Lesson 3: Enabling Multi-Tenancy in Azure Stack
  • Lesson 4: Azure Stack integration with Windows Azure Pack

Module 5: Microsoft Azure Stack and DevOps
 
  • Lesson 1: Technologies used in Microsoft Azure Stack for DevOps
  • Lesson 2: Azure Resource Manager templates
  • Lesson 3: Third-party resource providers
 
Module 6: Infrastructure as a Service and Microsoft Azure Stack
 
  • Lesson 1: Software Defined Network Enhancements with Microsoft Azure Stack and Windows Server 2016
  • Lesson 2: Azure Stack Storage
  • Lesson 3: Virtual Machines in Microsoft Azure Stack
 
Module 7: Azure as a service and Microsoft Azure stack
 
  • Lesson 1: Understand the platform as a service
 
Module 8: SQL Server and MySQL Server Providers in Microsoft Azure Stack
 
  • Lesson 1: Application Service Resource Provider
  • Lesson 2: Azure Key Vault
  • Lesson 3: Azure Functions
 
Module 9 Monitoring in Microsoft Azure Stack
 
  • Lesson 1: Field replaceable unit
  • Lesson 2: Azure stack control plan control
 
Module 10: Fix the Azure Stack Infrastructure
 
  • Lesson 1: Monitoring Guest Workloads in Microsoft Azure Stack
 
Module 11: Troubleshooting Azure Stack
 
  • Lesson 1: Azure Stack and Tenant Workload Protection
 
Module 12: Microsoft Azure Stack License and Billing Tenants
 
  • Lesson 1: How to get a license and pay Azure Stack
  • Lesson 2: Azure Consistent Usage API
  • Lesson 3: Business Costs and Models with Azure Stack

Documentation

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Lab

  • Lab 1: Introducing Azure Stack
  • Lab 2: Core Components of Microsoft Azure Stack
  • Lab 3: Deploying Microsoft Azure Stack
  • Lab 4: Microsoft Azure Stack Resources
  • Lab 5: Microsoft Azure Stack and DevOps
  • Lab 6: Infrastructure as a Service and Microsoft Azure Stack
  • Lab 7: Azure as a service and Microsoft Azure stack
  • Lab 8: SQL Server and MySQL Server Providers in Microsoft Azure Stack
  • Lab 9: Monitoring in Microsoft Azure Stack
  • Lab 10: Fix the Azure Stack infrastructure
  • Lab 11: Troubleshooting Azure Stack
  • Lab 12: Microsoft Azure Stack License and Billing Tenants