AZ-030: Microsoft Azure Solutions for AWS Architects


Duration: 4 days

During this four-day boot camp, students with Solutions Architects experience that have designed for Amazon Web services how to translate business requirements into secure, scalable, and reliable solutions for Azure.

It is recommended that students taking the boot camp have the following prior to taking this boot camp.

1 year as on AWS Architect designing secure and scalable AWS cloud solutions across storage structures, compute, networking, and the interaction with external resources/service.

Understanding of on-premises virtualization technologies, including: VMs, virtual networking, and virtual hard disks.

Understanding of network configuration, including TCP/IP, Domain Name System (DNS), virtual private networks (VPNs), firewalls, and encryption technologies.

Understanding of Active Directory concepts, including domains, forests, domain controllers, replication, Kerberos protocol, and Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)

Understanding of resilience and disaster recovery, including backup and restore operations

Understanding of programming fundamentals and use of a scripting language

Candidates will benefit from familiarity with Azure administration, Azure development processes, and DevOps processes


Module 1: Introduction to Azure

Subscription and accounts

Resource groups and templates in Azure Resource Manager


Module 2: Azure global infrastructure

Azure regions

Azure Availability Zones

Comparison with AWS


Module 3: Implement Azure Active Directory

Introduction to Azure Active Directory

Introduction to Azure Active Directory

Domains and custom domains

Safety features

Guest users in Azure Active Directory

Manage multiple directories

Comparison with AWS


Module 4: Implement and manage hybrid Identities

Introduction to Azure AD Connect Comparison with AWS


Module 5: Implement virtual networking

Azure Virtual Network and VNet peering

VPN and ExpressRoute Connections

Comparison with AWS


Module 6: Implement VMs for Windows and Linux

Configure high availability

Comparison with AWS


Module 7: Implement load balancing and network security

Implement Azure load Balancer

Implement an Azure Application Gateway

Implement Azure Firewall

Implement Network security groups and application security groups

Comparison with AWS


Module 8: Implement container-based applications

Configure Azure Kubernetes Service

Publish a solution on an Azure Container Instance

Comparison with AWS


Module 9: Implement an application infrastructure

Create an App Service plan

Create and configure Azure App Service

Configure networking for an App Service

Introduction to Logic Apps and Azure Functions

Comparison with AWS


Module 10: Implement storage accounts

Azure Storage core concepts

Managing the Azure Blob storage lifecycle

Comparison with AWS


Module 11: Implement NoSQL databases

Introduction to Azure Cosmos DB Consistency

Select appropriate CosmosDB APIs

Set up replicas in CosmosDB

Comparison with AWS DynamoDB


Module 12: Implement Azure SQL Databases

Configure Azure SQL database settings

Implement Azure SQL Database managed instances

Configure high availability for an Azure SQL Database

Comparison with AWS


Module 13: Implement cloud infrastructure monitoring

Monitor Security

Monitor Cost

Configure a Log Analytics workspace

Comparison with AWS


Module 14: Implement and manage Azure Governance solutions

Assign RBAC roles

Configure management access to Azure

Implement and configure and Azure Policy

Comparison with AWS


Module 15: Manage Security for Applications

Implement Azure Key Vault

Implement and configure Azure AD managed Identities

Register and manage applications in Azure AD

Comparison with Aws


Module 16: Migration, backup, and disaster recovery management

Migrate workloads

Implement Azure Backup for VMs

Implement disaster recovery

Comparison with AWS