Course curriculum

  • 1

    Welcome to the course!

    • About this course: Azure Cloud Architect Immersion Certification Program
    • A message from Scott Duffy (Your instructor)
    • A message from Rod Davison (Your instructor)
    • A message from Paul Siegel (Program Manager - Support)
    • Kick-off Webinar - Slides
    • Kick-off Webinar - Recording
    • Key pointers for success in this program
    • Curriculum Details
    • Metrics for success: Achieving your Azure Course Completion Certification
    • Instructor bio - Scott Duffy
    • Instructor bio - Rod Davison
  • 2

    Program Announcements and Notifications

    • Announcement 001 - You MUST Create a FREE Azure account
    • Announcement 002 - Where to Find Recordings
    • Announcement 003 - Lab Submission Instructions - Now Available on the LMS under "Labs" tab
    • Announcement 004 – Joining Slack Channels with your team members
    • Announcement 005 - How to Screen Shot your Lab Results and Submit
    • Announcement 006 - About leading your Comp Case team..., and participating on teams
    • Announcement 007 - How to submit your team's Comp Case
    • Announcement 008 - Instructions for "grading" other teams' Comp Cases
    • Announcement 009 - Comp Case instructions for this week (Week 3) now available on the LMS
    • Announcement 010 - Comp Case instructions for this week (Week 4) now available on the LMS
  • 3

    Calendar, Slack Channel and More

    • Course Calendar
    • Slack Channel (Discussion Forum)
    • If (and when) you need help...
  • 4

    Recordings (Live Instruction + Office Hours)

    • Week-by-Week Recordings
    • Kick-off Webinar - Slides
  • 5

    Quizzes

    • Quiz - Overview
    • Quizzes - Due Dates
    • Quiz - Week 1
    • Quiz - Week 2
    • Quiz - Week 3
    • Quiz - Week 4
  • 6

    Labs

    • Labs - Overview
    • Labs - Due Dates
    • Labs - Week 1
    • Lab Submission - Week 1 (Submit all labs for this week AT ONCE, in a single file)
    • Labs - Week 2
    • Lab Submission - Week 2 (Submit all labs for this week AT ONCE, in a single file)
    • Labs - Week 3
    • Lab Submission - Week 3 (Submit all labs for this week AT ONCE, in a single file)
    • Labs - Week 4
    • Lab Submission - Week 4 (Submit all labs for this week AT ONCE, in a single file)
    • Labs - Week 5
    • Lab Submission - Week 5 (Submit all labs for this week AT ONCE, in a single file)
    • Labs - Week 6
    • Lab Submission - Week 6 (Submit all labs for this week AT ONCE, in a single file)
  • 7

    Comprehensive Cases

    • Introductory Video to Comp Cases & Labs
    • Comp Case - Due Dates
    • Comp Case Instructions
    • Azure Comp Case Instructions
    • Comp Case - HOT Company Background and Details
    • HOT Comp Case Overview - Explanation from Rod Davison (Your instructor)
    • About leading your Comp Case team...and participating on teams
    • Week 2 - Comp Case Assignment (Details) (Due: 3 Nov 2019, Midnight Eastern Time)
    • Week 3 - Comp Case Assignment (Details) (Due: 10 Nov 2019, Midnight Eastern Time)
    • Week 4 - Comp Case Assignment (Details) (Due: 17 Nov 2019, Midnight Eastern Time)
  • 8

    Week 1

    • Week 1- Overview and Learning Objectives
    • Module 1.1 - The Basics of Cloud Computing (LIVE)
    • Module 1.2 - Storage Accounts
    • Module 1.3 - Virtual Machines
    • Module 1.4 - Virtual Networks and Routing
    • Module 1.5 - Managing Resources with PowerShell
    • Week 1 Reading
    • Slides for Week 1 Live Sessions
  • 9

    Week 2

    • Week 2- Overview and Learning Objectives
    • Module 2.1 - Azure Migration
    • Module 2.2.1 - Implementing and Managing Application Services
    • Deploying App Service using PowerShell
    • Module 2.2.2 - Implementing and Managing Containers
    • Module 2.3 - Implementing Advanced Virtual Networking (LIVE)
    • Module 2.4 - Securing Identities (LIVE)
    • Week 2 Reading
    • Slides for Week 2 Live Sessions
  • 10

    Week 3

    • Week 3 - Overview and Learning Objectives
    • Module 3.1 - Selecting Compute and Storage Solutions
    • Module 3.2 - Hybrid Networking
    • Module 3.3 - Database Options in Azure
    • Module 3.4 - Creating Web Applications using PaaS (LIVE)
    • Module 3.5 - Creating Apps and Services Running on Service Fabric (LIVE)
    • Module 3.6 - Using Azure Kubernetes Service (LIVE)
    • Week 3 Reading
  • 11

    Week 4

    • Week 4 - Overview and Learning Objectives
    • Module 4.1 - Developing Long-Running Tasks and Distributed Transactions
    • Module 4.2 - Configuring a Message-Based Integration Architecture
    • Module 4.3 - Developing for Asynchronous Processing
    • Module 4.4 - Developing for Autoscaling (LIVE)
    • Module 4.5 - Developing Azure Cognitive Services Solutions (LIVE)
    • Week 4 Reading
  • 12

    Week 5

    • Week 5 - Overview and Learning Objectives
    • Module 5.1 - Managing Security & Identity for Azure Solutions
    • Module 5.2 - Integrating SaaS Services Available on the Azure Platform
    • Module 5.3 - Backing Azure Solutions with Azure Storage (LIVE)
    • Module 5.4 - Comparing Database Options in Azure (LIVE)
    • Module 5.5 - Monitoring & Automating Azure Solutions
    • Module 5.5b - Monitoring & Automating Azure Solutions
    • Module 5.5c - Monitoring & Automating Azure Solutions
    • Module 5.5d - Monitoring & Automating Azure Solutions
    • Module 5.5e - Monitoring & Automating Azure Solutions
    • Week 5 Reading
  • 13

    Week 6

    • Week 6 - Overview and Learning Objectives
    • Module 6.1 - Deploying Resources with Azure Resource Manager
    • Module 6.2 - Creating Containerized Applications in Azure
    • Module 6.3 - Authoring Serverless Applications in Azure (LIVE)
    • Module 6.4 - Application Architecture Patterns in Azure (LIVE)
    • Module 6.5 - Building Azure IaaS-Based Server Applications (ADSK)
    • Module 6.6 - Networking Azure Application Components (LIVE)
    • Module 6.7 - Integrating Azure Solution Components Using Messaging Services
    • Week 6 Reading
  • 14

    Final Exam

    • Final Examination
    • Final Exam: Launch Here