AZ-030T00 Microsoft Azure technologies for AWS architects
8/24/2021 - 8/27/2021
10/5/2021 - 10/8/2021
11/16/2021 - 11/19/2021



COURSE TIMES: 9:00am - 4:30pm

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This course teaches Solutions Architects who have previously designed for Amazon Web Services how to translate business requirements into secure, scalable, and reliable solutions for Azure. Lessons include virtualization, automation, networking, storage, identity, security, data platform, and application infrastructure. This course outlines how decisions in each theses area affects an overall solution.


This course is for AWS Cloud Architects with expertise in designing and implementing solutions running on AWS who now want to design for Microsoft Azure.

  • Experience (>1year) as an AWS Architect designing secure and scalable AWS cloud solutions across storage structures, compute, networking, and the interaction with external resources/services.
  • 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.

    *Course Cost listed does not include the cost of courseware or exam. Course is subject to a minimum enrollment to run. Course may run virtually as a Virtual Instructor-Led (VILT) class if the minimum enrollment is not met or as a 4 day class (Bootcamp Style). For more information, please contact or call 207-775-0244.


Module 1: Introduction to Azure
Subscriptions 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
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
Working with Azure Blob storage
Comparison with AWS

Module 11: Implement NoSQL databases
Introduction to Azure Cosmos DB
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 an 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