Implementing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions



In this course, you will learn the architecture, services, tools, and portals of Microsoft Azure. You will take your knowledge and experience in System Center, Windows Server, and Windows Development to the cloud by learning how to manage and implement virtual networking in Azure, implementing websites and data services, Azure Content Delivery Networks, and create and manage Azure Active Directory.

This course incorporates materials from the Official Microsoft Learning Product 20533 and it can assist you in your preparation for Exam 70-533: Implementing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions.


Microsoft Specialist: Implementing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions


  • IT Professionals
  • Server Administrators
  • Windows Server Administrators
  • Developers


Experience with or knowledge of:

  • Network configuration including TCP/IP, DNS, virtual private networks (VPNs), firewalls, and encryption technologies
  • Creating, configuring, deploying, and monitoring a website on IIS
  • Active Directory concepts including domains, forests, domain controllers, replication, Kerberos, and LDAP
  • Database concepts including tables, queries, SQL, database replication, and database schemas
  • Resilience and disaster recovery including backup and restoration, operations, and clustering

Learning Objectives

  • Azure architecture components including infrastructure, tools, and portals
  • Implement and manage virtual networking within Azure and connecting to on-premise environments
  • Plan and create Azure virtual machines
  • Optimize availability and reliability for Azure virtual machines
  • Implement, manage, back up, and monitor storage solutions
  • Plan and implement data services based on structured query language (SQL) databases to support applications
  • Deploy and configure websites
  • Publish content through Azure Content Delivery Networks
  • Create and manage Azure AD Directories
  • Integrate on-premises Windows AD with Azure AD
  • Automate operations in Azure management by using PowerShell runbooks

1. Introduction to Azure

  • Cloud Technology Overview
  • Azure Infrastructure Review
  • Azure Portals
  • Managing Azure Using Windows PowerShell

2. Implement and Manage Virtual Networks

  • Plan Virtual Networks
  • Implement and Manage Virtual Networks
  • Configure Connections to Virtual Networks

3. Implement Virtual Machines

  • Introduction to IaaS Cloud Services
  • Plan Virtual Machine Workloads
  • Create Virtual Machines

4. Manage Virtual Machines

  • Configure Virtual Machines
  • Manage and Configure Virtual Machine Disks
  • Manage and Monitor Virtual Machines

5. Implement Websites

  • Plan for Website Deployment
  • Deploy, Configure, and Monitor Websites
  • Traffic Manager

6. Plan and Implement Storage

  • Plan, Implement, and Manage Storage
  • Backup and Monitoring Storage

7. Plan and Implement Data Services

  • Data Services in Microsoft Azure
  • Implement Azure SQL Database
  • Manage Azure SQL Database Security and Azure SQL Database Business Continuity

8. Implement PaaS Cloud Services and Mobile Services

  • Plan and Deploy Cloud Services
  • Configure Cloud Services
  • Implement Mobile Services
  • Monitoring and Diagnostics

9. Implement Content Delivery Networks (CDNs) and Media Services

  • Implement Azure CDNs
  • Publish Content with Azure Media Services

10. Implement Azure Active Directory (AD)

  • Create and Manage Azure AD Directories
  • Configure Application Integration with Azure AD
  • Overview of Azure AD Premium

11. Manage AD in the Hybrid Environment

  • Extend On-Premises Active Directory Deployments into Azure
  • Directory Synchronization
  • Implement Federation

12. Implement Automation

  • Automation Components
  • PowerShell Workflows
  • Managing Automation