10978: Introduction to Azure for Developers

Cloud Computing
  • Retail Price: $2,995.00
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  • 5 Days
  • Cloud Computing
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This course offers students the opportunity to take an existing ASP.NET MVC application and expand its functionality as part of moving it to Azure. This course focuses on developing in Azure using Storage, Cloud Services, Service Bus, Active Directory, WebSites and SQL among other features. This course also focuses on using the provided .NET SDKs, REST APIs, configuration and deployment options related to Azure.

 

Module 1: Overview of Azure
This module describes Azure and the capabilities that it provides to application developers. Students will also be able to use the Management Portal to effectively navigate the Azure platform and their deployed applications.
Lessons

  • Azure Overview
  • Working with the Azure platform
  • Cloud Application Scenarios
Lab : Exploring Azure
After completing this module, students will be able to describe Azure and the capabilities that it provides to application developers.

Module 2: Creating and Managing Services in Azure
This module describes how to use the Management Portal to create, modify, scale and dispose of Azure services. The students will also use alternative (PowerShell, REST) methods for managing Azure services.
Lessons
  • What is a Azure Service?
  • Software as a Service
  • Platform as a Service
  • Infrastructure as a Service
Lab : Managing Cloud Services in Azure
After completing this module, students will be able to use the Management Portal to create, modify, scale and dispose of Azure services. The students will also use alternative (PowerShell, REST) methods for managing Azure services.

Module 3: Managing Infrastructure in Azure
This module introduces the Azure infrastructure services and describes the features available to Virtual Machines hosted in Azure.
Lessons
  • Infrastructure in Azure
  • Azure Virtual Machines
Lab : Creating an Azure Virtual Machine for Development & Testing
After completing this module, students will be to describe Azure infrastructure services and the features available to Virtual Machines hosted in Azure.

Module 4: Creating Web Sites using Azure
In this module students will be able to create and host a simple website using Azure Websites. Students will also learn how to monitor and manage the website using the Management Portal.
Lessons
  • Azure Websites
  • Hosting Web Applications in Azure
  • Configuring an Azure Website
  • Publishing an Azure Website
  • Monitoring an Azure Website
Lab : Creating an ASP.NET Web site using Azure Websites
After completing this module, students will be able to create and host a simple website using Azure Websites.

Module 5: Creating Modular Web Applications Using Azure
In this module, students learn how to create a modular web application and host it using Azure Cloud Service Web Roles.
Lessons
  • What is a Cloud Service?
  • Cloud Service Web Roles
  • Configuring a Web Role
  • Monitoring a Web Role
Lab : Creating Azure Web Roles using Visual Studio 2013
After completing this module, students will be able to create a modular web application and host it using Azure Cloud Service Web Roles.

Module 6: Processing Background Logic Using Azure
In this module, students will be able to use Cloud Service Worker Roles to process data in the background. Students will also be able to use Cloud Service Cache Roles to store data in the cache.
Lessons
  • Cloud Service Worker Roles
  • Creating a Worker Role
  • Configuring a Worker Role
  • Caching Data Using Roles
Lab : Creating a Background Process Using Azure
After completing this module, students will be able to use Cloud Service Worker Roles to process data in the background.

Module 7: Storing SQL Data in Azure
In this module students will be able to use Azure SQL to store and retrieve data.
Lessons
  • What is Azure SQL?
  • Managing Servers And Databases in Azure SQL
  • Using Azure SQL with Data Tools
  • Migrating Data to Azure SQL
  • Using Azure SQL With Entity Framework
Lab : Storing Event Data in Azure SQL
After completing this module, students will be able to use Azure SQL to store and retrieve data.

Module 8: Storing non-relational data in Azure
In this module students will be able to use Azure Table storage to store and retrieve data.
Lessons
  • What is Azure Storage?
  • Azure Table Storage
  • Using the Azure SDK to Manipulate Data in Table Storage
  • Monitoring Table Storage
  • Using Table Storage in the Storage Emulator
Lab : Storing Event Registration Data in Azure Table Storage
After completing this module, students will be able to use Azure Table storage to store and retrieve data.

Module 9: Storing Files and Media in Azure
In this module, students will be able to store and access multimedia files in Azure using Blob Storage.
Lessons
  • Azure Blob Storage
  • Applying Permissions to Blob Storage
  • Using the Azure SDK to manipulate data in Blob Storage
  • Monitoring BLOB Storage
  • Using Blob Storage in the Storage Emulator
Lab : Storing Event Multimedia in Azure Blob Storage
After completing this module, students will be able to store and access multimedia files in Azure using Blob Storage.

Module 10: Storing Data in Queues Using Azure
In this module, students will use Azure Queue Storage to queue data for asynchronous processing.
Lessons
  • Overview of Queues in Azure
  • Azure Queue Storage
  • Using the Azure SDK to manipulate data in Queue Storage
  • Monitoring Queue Storage
  • What is Azure Service Bus?
  • Azure Service Bus Queues
  • Using the Azure SDK to Manipulate Data in Service Bus Queues
Lab : Using Queues to Manage Request Between Cloud Service Roles in Azure
After completing this module, students will use Azure Queue Storage to queue data for asynchronous processing.

Module 11: Relaying Web Services Using Azure
This module describes how to use the Azure Service Bus Relay to connect on-premise services with client applications.
Lessons
  • Service Bus Relay
  • Implementing Service Bus Relay
Lab : Connecting to a Cloud Web Application to an on-premise WCF Service
After completing this module, students will be able to use the Azure Service Bus Relay to connect on-premise services with client applications.

Module 12: Asynchronously Notifying Applications Using Azure
In this module, students will use Azure Service Bus Notification Hubs to publish messages to client applications.
Lessons
  • Azure Service Bus Notification Hubs
  • Registering Devices with a Notification Hub
  • Pushing Messages to a Notification Hub
Lab : Notifying a Windows Phone 8 Application Using Azure
After completing this module, students will be able to use Azure Service Bus Notification Hubs to publish messages to client applications.

Module 13: Implementing Security in Web Applications using Azure
In this module, students will learn how to use Azure Active Directory to implement security in a Cloud web application.
Lessons
  • Azure Active Directory
  • Azure AD Directory
  • Azure AD Access Control Service
  • Azure AD Multi-Factor Authentication Provider
Lab : Implementing Security in the Events Administration Portal
After completing this module, students will be able to use Azure Active Directory to implement security in a Cloud web application.

Module 14: Deploying Web Applications to Azure
In this module, students will learn how to deploy web applications to Azure by using WebDeploy and Service packages.
Lessons
  • Deployment Strategies for Azure Web Applications
  • Deploying Web Applications Using Cloud Service Packages
  • Deploying Web APPLICATIONS USING WEBDEPLOY
  • Monitoring Cloud Applications
Lab : Deploying the Events Web Application to Azure
After completing this module, students will be able to deploy web applications to Azure by using WebDeploy and Service Packages.

Module 15: Developing Mobile Services using Azure
In this module, students will be able to use Azure Mobile Services to provide a scalable and secure web service for mobile applications.
Lessons
  • Azure Mobile Services
  • Communicating with Mobile Services
  • Customizing Mobile Services
  • Securing Mobile Services
Lab : Developing a Web Service for Mobile Clients Using Azure Mobile Services
After completing this module, students will be able to use Azure Mobile Services to provide a scalable and secure web service for mobile applications.

 

After completing this course, students will be able to:
  • Describe Azure and the capabilities that it provides to application developers. Students will also be able to use the Management Portal to effectively navigate the Azure platform and their deployed applications.
  • Use the Management Portal to create, modify, scale and dispose of Azure services. The students will also use alternative (PowerShell, REST) methods for managing Azure services.
  • Create and host a simple website using Azure Websites. Students will learn how to monitor and manage the website using the Management Portal.
  • Build a modular web application and host it using Azure Cloud Service Web Roles.
  • Use Cloud Service Worker Roles to process data in the background. Students will also be able to use Cloud Service Cache Roles to store data in the cache.
  • Use Azure SQL to store and retrieve data.
  • Store data in Azure Table Storage.
  • Store and access multimedia files in Azure using Blob Storage.
  • Use Azure Queue Storage to queue data for asynchronous processing. Students will also learn how to use Azure Service Bus Queues for queuing data.
  • Use the Azure Service Bus Relay to connect on-premise services with client applications.
  • Use Azure Service Bus Notification Hubs to publish messages to client applications.
  • Use Azure Active Directory to implement security in a Cloud web application.
  • Deploy web applications to Azure by using WebDeploy and Service Packages.
  • Use Azure Mobile Services to provide a scalable and secure web service for mobile applications.

 

The developers targeted by this training are web application developers who have 6-12 months of web development experience using ASP.NET and C#. Said developers are interested in deploying their ASP.NET applications to Azure, integrating the applications with the Azure services and using best practices to build a highly scalable application.
This course is intended for students who have the following experience:
  • 6-12 months experience developing ASP.NET Web applications using C#

 

Before attending this course, students must have the following experience:
  • ASP.NET web application development
  • C# application development
  • Resources used with enterprise web application development
    • Relational databases (SQL)
    • WCF services

 

You may cancel this class 10 or more business days prior to the start date of the class for a full refund. No shows or cancellations made within 10 days will forfeit all fees paid.