MOD 10992: Integrating On-Premises Core Infrastructure with Microsoft Azure


Duration: 3 days

In this 3-day a range of components will be covered. These components include Azure Compute, Azure Storage, and Network Services that customer is able to benefit from when deploying hybrid solutions.

Included is an overview of Hybrid (integrating infrastructure technologies) that customers host in on-premises datacenters with Azure IaaS and PaaS services. The knowledge needed to design hybrid services properly is gained during this course. It also provides a number of demonstrations and labs that enable students that will enable a student to develop hands-on skills needed when implementing such solutions.

This course was designed for IT and development operations (DevOps) professionals that are well versed in on-premises technologies and have some knowledge of cloud technologies, who want to learn about integrating their on-premises environments with Azure. These professionals should have 3 years of experience working in their respective fields. Such areas as on-premises system administration or network administration, in addition to DevOps support. IT professionals have a broadly applicable administration and operational skills, and they generally work for both enterprise-level organizations and small and medium business environments.

Specific IT Professionals that would benefit from this course are:

IT professionals who have used on-premises virtualization technologies, including both Hyper-V and VMware platforms, but who want to deploy, configure, and administer servers and virtual machines in Azure.
IT professionals who have used Microsoft System Center to manage and orchestrate within on-premises server infrastructure
Windows and Linux administrators who are looking to evaluate and migrate on-premises workloads and services to the cloud
IT professionals who need to implement network connectivity between on-premises environments and services that Azure or Microsoft Office 365 hosts
IT professionals who want to use Azure to increase the resiliency and agility of their on-premises environments
DevOps personnel who are considering deploying hybrid solutions that consist of both cloud-based and on-premises components
IT professionals and DevOps personnel who are experienced in other non-Microsoft cloud technologies, who meet the course prerequisites, and who are looking to cross-train on Azure
Once an IT professional has completed this course, they will be able to:

Describe the core concepts of Azure
Explain the primary methods for integrating an on-premises environment with Azure Virtual Machines and Azure Cloud Services
Describe Azure hybrid networking technologies
Describe the Azure services that provide data storage, management, and analytics capabilities in hybrid scenarios
Explain the use of Azure disaster recovery and business continuity solutions for on-premises environments
Explain how to design and implement cross-premises applications
Describe Azure monitoring and management solutions that offer hybrid capabilities


It is recommended that students have the following skills or knowledge prior to taking this course:

An understanding of on-premises virtualization technologies, including virtual machines, virtual networking, and virtual hard disks
An understanding of network configuration, including TCP/IP, Domain Name System (DNS), VPNs, firewalls, and encryption technologies
An understanding of web applications, including creating, configuring, monitoring, and deploying web applications on Internet Information Services (IIS)
An understanding of Active Directory concepts, including domains, forests, domain controllers, replication, the Kerberos protocol, and Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
Knowledge of Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2016 Fundamentals
Knowledge of Windows PowerShell command-line interface basics
Knowledge of cloud computing basics

What’s included?

  • Authorized Courseware
  • Intensive Hands on Skills Development with an Experienced Subject Matter Expert
  • Hands-on practice on real Servers and extended lab support 1.800.482.3172
  • Examination Vouchers & Onsite Certification Testing- (excluding Adobe and PMP Boot Camps)
  • Academy Code of Honor: Test Pass Guarantee
  • Optional: Package for Hotel Accommodations, Lunch and Transportation

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Module 1: Introduction to Microsoft Azure

Overview of cloud computing and Azure
Overview of the Azure deployment models
Lab: Use Azure portal, Azure PowerShell, and Microsoft Visual Studio to deploy and manage Azure resources

Deploying Microsoft Azure VMs by using the Azure portal
Deploying Azure VMs by using Azure PowerShell
Creating and deploying an Azure Resource Manager deployment template
Identify and delete newly deployed resources

Module 2: Integrating with Azure Compute services

Overview of Azure virtual machines and Azure cloud services
Migrating workloads to Azure virtual machines by using virtual machine images and disks
Extending HPC workloads to Azure
Integrating computer workloads by using containers and Azure Service Fabric
Lab: Uploading an on-premises virtual disk file to Azure

Preparing for an upload of a virtual disk file to Azure
Uploading a virtual disk file to Azure
Lab: Moving containers between on-premises Hyper V virtual machines and Azure virtual machines

Creating a Docker host by using Docker Machine
Deploying a private Docker Registry in Azure

Module 3: Integrating with Microsoft Azure virtual networks

Overview of Azure Virtual Network Service
Extending on-premises networks to Azure
Lab: Implementing a point-to-site VPN by using the Azure Resource Manager

Preparing a Microsoft Azure subscription for implementing a point-to-site VPN
Completing the point-to-site VPN setup
Testing a point-to-site VPN from an on-premises virtual machine

Module 4: Integrating with Azure Storage and data services

Overview of Azure Storage and data services
Implementing Azure Backup for on-premises workloads
Lab: Implementing the Azure Recovery Services agent-based backups

Preparing your Microsoft Azure subscription for the implementation
Configuring a virtual machine for Azure Recovery Services agent-based backups
Testing the backup of the virtual machine files and folders
Testing the restore of the virtual machine files and folders

Module 5: Designing and implementing Azure Site Recovery solutions

Overview of Site Recovery
Planning for Site Recovery
Implementing Site Recovery with Azure as the disaster recovery site
Lab: Implementing protection of on-premises Hyper-V virtual machines in Azure by using Site Recovery

Preparing your Microsoft Azure subscription for implementing Site Recovery
Preparing your Hyper-V host for the implementation
Configuring Site Recovery protection of a Hyper-V virtual machine

Module 6: Designing and implementing cross-premises applications

Overview of cross-premises application capabilities and their design considerations
Implementing cross-premises solutions for desktop, web, and mobile apps
Lab: Implementing Traffic Manager

Creating two instances of an organizational website using the Web Apps feature of Azure App Service
Creating and configuring an Azure Traffic Manager profile
Testing the distribution of traffic targeting the Azure Traffic Manager profile

Module 7: Integrating operations and application monitoring and management

Overview of the cross-premises monitoring and management capabilities of Microsoft Azure
Implementing cross-premises Azure monitoring and management solutions
Lab: Implementing Azure Automation

Creating and configuring an Operations Management Suite workspace
Creating and configuring an Azure Automation account
Configuring an on-premises computer as a Hybrid Runbook Worker
Running a runbook on a Hybrid Runbook Worker and examining the outcome