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Course: The Complete Walkthrough Of End To End Microsoft Azure Services

The Complete Walkthrough Of End To End Microsoft Azure Services

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About this Course

A course with each section dedicated to Azure architecture, storage, network, compute, PaaS, databases, Analytics, IoT, Integration, Security, Monitoring and tools.


V2.4 05/2019 - Azure security section has been completely redone with latest developments in Azure.


Microsoft Azure is the fastest growing cloud platform in the world. This course is designed to help you to build strong foundation in Microsoft Azure. No prior Azure experience required.


This course has been designed with an architectural approach. In the first overview section of the course, I will introduce you to inner workings of Azure and take you through all key azure services at high level. Once overview is completed, we will deep dive into following layers of Azure service areas with several hands lab demonstrations.


  • Storage - Introduction to Azure storage services architecture; Storage account & Blob storage configuration using Azure portal; introduction to Azure file share and how to mount file share on a VM; Introduction to Azure tables, queues and disk storage; five layers of Azure storage security; Storage monitoring using Azure portal


  • Network - Introduction of Azure network architecture; Creation of Virtual network, Network security groups, NIC, UDR; Introduction to Load balancer, Application Gateway; Introduction to VPN gateway and different connectivity options


  • Compute - Introduction to compute building blocks; Virtual machine creation, storage, availability sets, VM scale sets & auto scaling; Taking backup of VM and security and monitoring of Virtual machines; Cloud service creation; Service fabric cluster creation


  • App services - Introduction to Azure app services building blocks; Creating and managing web apps, mobile apps, API apps; Auto scaling of app services; Securing and monitoring of App services; High level overview of Azure notification hub, mobile engagement, Content delivery network, media services and Azure search


  • Databases - Introduction to Azure database services building blocks; Creating and managing Azure SQL database; Configuration of firewall rules, Azure active directory admin, Active Geo replication; Overview of SQL managed instance; Walkthrough of five layers of security; Azure SQL database monitoring; Overview & creation of COSMOS database; Overview and creation of Azure data factory; Overview of SQL stretch and SQL data warehouse


  • Deliver Big Data Solution on Azure  - Introduction to Azure Analytics services; Introduction to Data Lake Store; Creation of Data Lake Store; Migrate the data from SQL Database into Data Lake store using Data Factory; Introduction to Azure HDInsight; Process the data in blob storage using Azure HDInsight hive query; Introduction to Data Bricks; Use Data Bricks to process data from data lake store; Migrate data into SQL Data warehouse using data factory; Introduction to Power BI, Data Explorer and Data Catalog and lab demos on how to create and manage them.


  • Deliver Application Integration on Azure - Introduction to Azure Integration services; Introduction to Azure Logic Apps; Creation of Logic app to process incoming JSON message; Introduction to Azure functions; Create an Azure function and trigger from logic app; Introduction to Azure service bus; Create service bus queue and insert message into service bus from logic app; Introduction to on-premise data gateway; Access file system in Azure VM from logic app via data gateway; Introduction to Enterprise Integration pack; Develop logic app and validate XML using integration account; Introduction to Event Grid


  • Internet of things (IoT) - Walkthrough of IoT Building blocks; Introduction to Event Hub; Creation of Event Hub and post events; Introduction to IoT Hub; Creation of IoT Hub and apply device configuration to devices; Send messages into IoT Hub using simulated device; Overview of IoT Hub communication; Configure message routing in IoT hub; Introduction to Stream Analytics; End to end event flow from simulated device to Power BI; Trigger an Azure function from Stream Analytics; Overview of Azure IoT Edge, Device provisioning services, IoT Central, IoT Solution accelerators; Introduction to Azure Time series Insights; View event data using Azure Time series insights explorer


  • Security - Introduction to Azure security related services; Introduction to Azure active directory and configure user settings. Introduction to Role Based Access Control; Creation of custom roles and dynamic groups; Introduction to conditional based access policies and implement location based conditional access policy; Introduction to Azure policies and implement them; Introduction to Security Centre and implement preventive measures; Introduction to Azure Key vault and access secret securely from Azure web app


  • Monitoring & Diagnostics - Operations management suite, Monitor, Log analytics, Application Insights, Automation, Backup and disaster recovery


  • Tools - Azure power shell, Azure REST APIs, ARM Templates, Storage explorer, Storage emulator


This course contains both theory lectures ( slides are attached to download for reference) and a significant number of hands-on demos that helps you in gaining hands-on experience in key Azure services. This course help you in laying strong basic foundation in preparation of Microsoft Azure certifications.


Microsoft Azure is a constantly evolving platform and I will be keep close watch on Azure announcements and add new demos wherever possible.


So, start taking this course and put yourself in high demand in the world of IT and command higher salary!!!

Basic knowledge
  • Basic computer knowledge
  • Basic understanding of Visual Studio for few lab demonstrations where coding is needed
What you will learn
  • Get an excellent understanding of Azure architecture and end to end Azure services offerings
  • Gain hands on experience in creating storage accounts and using blob, table and file storage services
  • Creation and configuration of Virtual networks, Network Security Groups, User defined routes and Azure load balancer
  • Creation and configuration of Virtual machines, Availability sets, Scale sets, Azure backup, Cloud Service, Service Fabric
  • Creation and configuration of Azure web apps, Mobile apps, API apps, App service Backup, monitoring and integrate with AAD
  • Creation and configuration of Azure SQL database, firewall rules, COSMOS DB, Data factory etc.
  • Creation and configuration of Data Lake store, Data Bricks, Data Explorer, Power BI, Data Catalog etc
  • Creation and configuration of Azure logic apps, Functions, Service bus, On-premise data gateway, Integration account etc
  • Creation and configuration of Event hub, IoT hub, Stream Analytics, Time Series Insights etc
Curriculum
Number of Lectures: 177
Total Duration: 23:51:16
Introduction to course
  • Introduction to the course  

    In this lecture, i will explain about key outcomes you will achieve by taking this course, scope of the course and how each section of the course is structured.

Azure Services overview
  • Introduction to Cloud Computing  

    By the end of this lecture, you will understand basics of cloud computing, benefits of cloud computing, types of cloud computing, types of cloud services and different cloud offerings from Azure

  • Introduction to Microsoft Azure and its inner workings  

    By the end of this lecture, you will understand about inner workings of Azure, and how Azure infrastructure is structured and managed.

  • Introduction to Microsoft Azure resources structure  

    By the end of this lecture, you will understand how resources are structured & organised in Azure and also access management works in Azure at high level.

  • 10,000 feet view of Azure services  

    By the end of this lecture, you will learn about Azure services offered in different areas at a very high level.

  • Lab demo: Azure portal overview  

    By the end of this lab demo, you will become familiarized with Azure portal, how to create resources, how to view costs etc.

Azure Storage Services
  • Introduction to Azure storage services building blocks  

    By the end of this lecture, you will gain understanding of key storage services offered in Azure.

  • Overview of Azure storage accounts  

    By the end of this lecture, you will know what is storage account, storage account types, access tiers, performance tiers, and storage replication options.

  • Lab demo: Create and configure Azure storage account using Azure portal  

    By the end of this lab, you will be able to create Azure storage account using Azure portal and understand different settings associated with the same.

  • Overview of Azure blob storage  

    By the end of this lecture. you will know about blob storage concepts, its use cases, types of blobs, naming conventions, metadata of the blobs and snapshots.

  • Lab demo : Create a container and upload a blob into container and access it  

    By the end of this lecture, you will know how to create a container in storage account and upload a blob into the same using Azure portal and view different settings associated with blob and container.

  • Overview of Storage account and blob configuration  

    By the end of this lecture, you will know about storage firewall rules, custom domain limitations, Content delivery network config and other key configuration areas of Azure storage account and blob.

  • Lab demo: Configure custom domain for storage account  

    By the end of this lecture, you will know how to configure custom domain for your storage account.

  • Azure storage security overview  

    By the end of this lecture, you will get an understanding of five layers of Azure storage security.

  • Lab demo: Walkthrough of Azure security features using Azure portal  

    By the end of this lecture, you will know how to configure five layers of data security of Azure storage using Azure portal.

  • Introduction to Azure file storage  

    By the end of this lecture, you will gain understanding of Azure file storage concepts, access methods and transfer methods. 

  • Lab demo: Create a file storage and Implement quotas for the same  

    By the end of this lab, you will be able to create Azure fileshare using Azure portal, and mount the same on a virtual machine in Azure.

  • Overview of Azure table and queue storage  

    By the end of this lecture, You will know about Azure table storage, its concepts and when to use the same. Also, you will have basic understanding of Azure queue service.

  • Overview of Azure disk storage  

    By the end of this lecture, you will gain understanding of Azure disk storage, disk types, unmanaged and managed disks and taking backup of disks.

  • Azure storage monitoring overview  

    By the end of this lecture, you will gain understanding of Storage analytics, metrics and logging.

  • Lab demo: Monitor logs & metrics using Azure portal and Azure storage explorer  

    By the end of this lab, you will be able to monitor metrics and enable logging on a storage account.

  • Overview of tools available to manage Azure storage resources  

    By the end of this lecture, you will learn about storage explorer, storage emulator, Server & Cloud explorer and Azure storage client library.

  • Lab demo: Manage Azure storage resources using storage explorer  

    By the end of this lab demo, you will be able to use storage explorer to manage storage resources.

Azure Network Services
  • Introduction to Azure network services architecture  

    In this lecture, I explained about different building blocks of Azure network services and how all fit together to deliver a networking solution

  • Azure Virtual Network definition & capabilities  

    In this lecture, I explained what is Azure virtual network and also explain about the key capabilities of the same

  • Lab: Create a virtual network & subnets using Azure portal  

    In this lab I have shown how to create a virtual network using azure portal, take you through some of the key configuration setting and finally create subnets within the VNet

  • Introduction to Network Security groups  

    In this lecture, i explained about Network Security Group (NSG), about Inbound rules, Outbound rules, rule prioritization and default rules

  • Lab: Create a network security group & inbound/outbound rules using Azure portal  

    In this lab, I have shown how to create a NSG and create inbound/outbound rules and finally apply the same at subnet level

  • Lab: Create two web servers and deploy them into subnets and test NSG rules  

    In this lab, i have shown how to create two web servers and deploy them into Webservers subnet. install IIS on each of this server and text whether network security group rules we have defined in the earlier is working properly or not

  • Introduction to Network interfaces, Route tables and VNet peering  

    In this lecture, I will introduce you to the concepts of network interfaces, route tables and VNet peering

  • Lab: Create a user defined route to route traffic via network appliance  

    In this lab, I have shown how to create a user defined route to route the traffic destined to a subnet via LAN routing appliance

  • Lab: Carry out peering of two virtual networks in the same region  

    In this lab, I have shown how to peer two virtual networks in the same region using Azure portal

  • IP Address configuration  

    In this lecture, I explained about public and private IP addresses and what azure resources can have the same. I will also explain about static and dynamic IP configuration

  • Lab: IP address configuration using Azure portal  

    In this lecture, I have shown how to disable public IP address, where you can change IP address mode (dynamic & static) and configure a domain name for your public IP address

  • VNets, Subnets and NSG design patterns  

    In this lecture, I have explained about different scenarios of VNets & Subnets design patterns and Subnets and NSGs design patterns

  • Introduction to Load Balancer, Application gateway and Traffic manager  

    In this lecture, I provided a brief introduction to Load balancer, Application gateway and Traffic manager

  • Azure load balancer walkthrough  

    In this lecture, I explained about different components and features of the load balancer, types of health probes and Azure availability sets.

  • Lab: Internet load balancing using Azure load balancer - Part 1  

    In this lab, I will show you how to create an availability set and deploy two web servers in the same. I will install IIS on the web servers and disassociate the public IP addresses. Basically I am preparing the ground work for the next lab.

  • Lab: Internet load balancing using Azure load balancer - Part 2  

    In this lab, I have shown how to create and configure the load balancer to distribute the traffic evenly to two web servers we have created in the earlier lab.

  • Introduction to VPN Gateway and connectivity scenarios  

    In this lecture, I explained about different network connectivity scenarios, VPN gateways cross premise connectivity scenarios.

Azure Compute Services
  • Azure compute services building blocks overview  

    By the end of this lecture, you will gain good understanding of Azure compute building blocks classification such as Virtual machines, storage, extensions, monitoring, Azure backup and recovery etc.

  • Virtual machines deployment options, configuration choices & sizes  

    By the end of this lecture, you will know the ways of deploying virtual machines, configuration choices you make and also different types and sizes of VMs.

  • Lab: Creation of Azure virtual machine using Azure portal  

    By the end of this lab, you will be able to create Azure virtual machine using Azure portal and understand how to carry out key activities.

  • Lab: Creation of Virtual machine using Azure powershelgl cmdlets  

    By the end of this lab, you will be able to create Azure virtual machine using Azure PowerShell cmdlets.

  • Overview of Azure VM storage  

    By the end of this lecture, you will know type of disks, performance tiers, storage encryption available in Azure 

  • Lab: Managed & Unmanaged disks, Changing performance tiers and taking snapshots  

    By the end of this lecture, you will be able to choose managed disks when creating virtual machines, convert disk storage from standard to premium and also take a snapshot of the virtual machine.

  • Introduction of availability sets, zones and storage availability  

    By the end of this lecture, you will gain understanding of Availability sets, Availability zones and storage availability options.

  • Lab: Creation of an Availability set and deploying virtual machines into it  

    By the end of this lecture, you will be able to create availability set using Azure portal and also deploy virtual machines into availability set and view in which fault and update domain those virtual machines has been deployed into.

  • Overview of Virtual machine scale sets  

    In this lecture, I have explained about virtual machine scale sets and auto scaling.

  • Lab: Scaling of Azure virtual machines in virtual machines scale set - Part 1  

    By the end of this lecture, You will be able to create virtual machine scale sets and configure metric based and schedule based auto scaling.

  • Lab: Scaling of Azure virtual machines in virtual machines scale set - Part 2  

    By the end of this lab, you will be able to test auto scaling configuration of Virtual machine scale sets.

  • Overview of Azure Backup  

    By the end of this lab, You how how Azure backup works and the key components of Azure Backup.

  • Lab: Taking a backup of a VM using Azure backup and restoring the same  

    By the end of this lecture, you will be able to take the backup of virtual machine and also restore the VM by selecting restoration point.

  • Overview of Azure VM security  

    By the end of this lecture, you will know the key security services that you can use to secure your virtual machines.

  • Lab: Walkthorugh of RBAC of Azure VM and managed service identity  

    By the end of this lecture, You will be able to provide access to VM to a user and also create managed service identity for the VM and provide access to that identity to different Azure resources.

  • Overview of Azure VM monitoring  

    By the end of this lecture, you will know how to monitor virtual machines using activity logs, metrics, diagnostics, alerts and know different options you have for advanced monitoring.

  • Lab: Walkthrough of Azure VM metrics and configure an activity log alert  

    By the end of this lecture, you will be able to use different azure features such as activity logs, metrics, alerts, diagnostics etc to monitor azure virtual machines

  • Introduction to Azure cloud service  

    By the end of this lecture, you will know Azure cloud service, Cloud service roles and different config settings associated with cloud service.

  • Lab demo: Creation of cloud service using Azure portal and visual studio  

    By the end of this lecture, you will be able to create cloud service using Azure portal and publish web application into cloud service using visual studio

  • Introduction to Azure Service Fabric  

    By the end of this lecture, you will gain knowledge about micro services application, service fabric infrastructure/application/system services components.

  • Lab demo: Create a secure service fabric cluster using Azure portal  

    By the end of this lecture, you will be able to create a secure service fabric cluster using Azure portal.

  • Lab demo: Create a service fabric application and publish the same SF cluster  

    By the end of this lecture, you will be able to create a service fabric application using Visual studio and publish the same into Service fabric cluster.

Azure App Services
  • Introduction to Azure App service building blocks  

    By the end of this lecture, you will know key building blocks of Azure app services and how they aid in delivering an end to end solution.

  • App service plan overview  

    By the end of this lecture, you will understand what is app service plan, different pricing tiers and web apps.

  • Lab demo: Create App Service plan and walkthrough of key features  

    By the end of this lecture, You will be able to create an app service plan using Azure portal and understand key configuration features of the same.

  • Lab demo: Create an Azure Web App using portal and walthorugh of key features  

    By the end of this lecture, you will be able to create a web app using Azure portal and understand the key settings that you can configure using Azure portal.

  • Lab demo: Deploying an application into Azure web app from visual studio  

    By the end of this lecture, you will know how to publish asp.net application into Azure web app using Visual Studio.

  • Introduction to Azure mobile apps  

    By the end of this lecture, you will understand about Azure mobile apps, mobile backend end service development, client side SDK and offline data sync.

  • Lab demo - Create a mobile backend using portal and consume from Android app  

    By the end of this lecture, you will be able to create a mobile backend service using Azure portal, configure a database connection, create a table using easy tables and finally download the sample code and test the same.

  • Introduction to Azure notification hub and Mobile engagement  

    By the end of this lecture, you will gain understanding of Azure notification hub and Azure mobile engagement.

  • Introduction to API Apps & API management  

    By the end of this lecture, you will know about API apps and API management and different capabilities of the same.

  • Lab demo: Create an API app using portal and publish an API using Visual Studio  

    By the end of this lecture, you will be able to create an API app using Azure portal, create an API using visual studio and publish into Azure api app and enable swagger UI for the same. You will also able to view swagger metadata.

  • Lab demo: Creation of API management and walkthrough of key features  

    By the end of this lecture, you will be able to create API management using azure portal, understand different features associated with API management.

  • Introduction to Azure app service backup and scaling  

    By the end of this lecture, you will understand Azure backup and different ways you can autoscale your app service.

  • Lab demo: Scale up of App service & Scale out of App service based on schedule  

    By the end of this lecture, you will be able to scale up your app service and scale out app service based on a schedule.

  • Introduction to App Service security  

    By the end of this lecture, you will understand different security features of Azure app service.

  • Lab demo: Enable authentication with Azure active directory for web application  
  • Introduction to App Service monitoring  

    By the end of this lecture, you will know different ways to monitor your Azure app services.

  • Lab demo: Walkthrough of monitoring features of Azure app service  

    By the end of this lecture, you will be able to use different features available in Azure portal to monitor Azure app services.

  • Introduction of Content distribution network  

    By the end of this lecture, you will understand about content delivery network, CDN profiles & CDN endpoints and CDN caching rules.

  • Introduction to Media services and Search  

    By the end of this lecture, you will understand about media services, different concepts of the same, different scenarios of video delivery using media services. You will gain a very high level knowledge on Azure search also.

Azure Database services
  • Introduction to Azure database services building blocks.  

    By the end of this lecture, you will gain understanding of key building blocks of Azure database services

  • Azure SQL Database overview  

    By the end of this lecture, you will understand about different deployment models, purchasing models, service tiers with respect to Azure SQL database. Also, you will gain understanding of SQL logical server and elastic pools.

  • Lab demo: Creation of Azure SQL database using Azure portal  

    By the end of this lecture, you will be able to create SQL logical server and SQL database in Azure using Azure portal and gain understanding of key configuration areas of the same.

  • Azure SQL Database configuration overview  

    By the end of this lecture, you will gain understanding of Firewall & virtual network rules, Active-Geo replication, Failover groups and database backup.

  • Lab demo: Configuration of firewall rules & Active geo replication  

    By the end of this lecture, you will able to configure firewall and network rules, set azure active directory admin, use query editor and configure Active-Geo replication.

  • Azure SQL managed instance overview  

    By the end of this lecture, you will gain understanding of Azure SQL managed instance, its structure and communication patterns.

  • Azure SQL database security overview  

    By the end of this lecture, you will gain understanding of management plane security, data plane security, encryption in transit, encryption at transit and auditing.

  • Lab demo: Walthrough of Azure SQL database security features using Azure portal  

    By the end of this lab demo, you will configure management plane security, transparent data encryption and auditing for SQL server and SQL database.

  • Azure SQL database monitoring overview  

    By the end of this lecture, you will gain understanding of different tools that are available in Azure to monitor Azure SQL databases, elastic pools and managed instances.

  • Lab demo: Walkthrough of Azure SQL database motoring features using Azure portal  

    By the end of this lab, you will be able to view metrics, enable diagnostic logging and use query performance insight to identify top resource consuming and long running queries.

  • Azure COSMOS DB overview  

    By the end of this lecture, you will gain understanding of Azure cosmos database, its structure, global distribution and partitioning, and requests.

  • Lab demo: Walkthrough of Azure COSMOS DB creation using Azure portal  

    By the end of this lab demo, you will be able to create Cosmos DB account, create a database, create a collection and add an item using Azure portal.

  • Introduction to Azure data factory  

    By the end of this lecture, you will gain understanding of Azure data factory and its key concepts such as pipeline, activity, datasets, linked services etc.

  • Lab demo: Creation of data factory using Azure portal  

    By the end of this lecture, you will be able to create data factory using Azure portal and create a pipeline to copy data from one place to another place.

  • SQL Stretch database & SQL Data Warehouse  

    By the end of this lecture, you will gain understanding of SQL data warehouse and SQL stretch database.

Deliver big data solution on Azure using Azure analytics services
  • Introduction to Azure big data solution building blocks  

    By the end of this lecture, you will gain understanding of key building blocks of big data solution offered by Azure.

  • Introduction to Data Lake Store  

    By the end of this lecture, you will gain understanding of Azure Data Lake store Gen 2, ABFS driver and role of data lake store in delivering big data solution.

  • Lab demo: Create a data lake store 2 and access the same with Storage explorer  

    By the end of this lab, you will be able to create data lake store gen 2 using Azure portal and upload the data into the same using Storage explorer.

  • Lab demo: Ingest data into Data Lake store using Data factory  

    By the end of this lecture, you will be able to created linked services and data stores in data factory for Azure SQL database and data lake store gen 2. Also, you will be able to configure and run a copy data activity to copy data from SQL database into Data lake store gen 2.

  • Introduction to Azure HDInsight  

    By the end of this lecture, You will know about Apache hadoop, Azure HDInsight, scenarios where both can be used and different cluster types available in Azure HDInsight.

  • Lab demo: Process the data in blob storage using Azure HDInsight hive query  

    By the end of this lab you will be able to use Azure HDInsight hive query to process data in blob storage. You will also able to create HDInsight cluster on demand using Azure data factory.

  • Introduction of Azure Data Bricks  

    By the end of this lecture, you will gain understanding of Azure DataBricks and its key concepts.

  • Lab demo: Create Data bricks workspace and Spark cluster. Prep for extraction.  

    By the end of this lab, you will be able to create data bricks using Azure and create spark cluster on the same. Also you will be able to complete all prerequisites required to process data into Data Lake store using data bricks.

  • Lab demo: Extract and transform the data using Spark on Azure Data bricks  

    By the end of this lab, you will be able to write a notebook in SPARK scala language to process data in data lake store. Also, you will be able to trigger notebook from data factory.

  • Lab demo: Load the data into SQL Data Warehouse  

    By the end of this lab, you will be able to copy the data from data lake store to sql data warehouse using data factory.

  • Introduction to Power BI  

    By the end of this lecture, you will gain understanding of Power BI, five steps in solution development based on Power BI, different tools available in Power BI etc.

  • Lab demo: Visualize the data using Power BI  

    By the end of this lab demo, you will be develop a report in Power BI to visualise the data that is present in SQL data warehouse.

  • Introduction to Azure data explorer  

    By the end of this lecture, you will gain understanding of Azure Data Explorer, key steps involved in using the same and key steps in ingesting data into data explorer and carrying out time series analysis.

  • Lab demo: Create data explorer and ingest & query data  

    By the end of this lab, you will be able to create data explorer cluster, create a database in it, create table, ingest data into that table and query the data using simple queries.

  • Introduction to Azure data catalog  

    By the end of this lecture, you will gain understanding of Azure Data Catalog and key steps of using Data Catalog.

  • Lab demo: Create data catalog and register data assets  

    By the end of this lab demo, you will be able to create a Data Catalog, register data assets into the same, discover assets and look into the data if required.

Build Enterprise Application Integration solution on Azure using Azure services
  • Walkthrough of Azure Enterprise Application Integration building blocks  

    By the end of this lecture, you will gain understanding of all Azure key services that you can use in building enterprise application integration on Azure.

  • Introduction to Azure Logic Apps  

    By the end of this lecture, you will gain an understanding of logic apps fundamentals, capabilities and benefits of logic apps, key components of logic apps and steps to develop workflows in logic apps.

  • Lab demo - Create a logic app using Azure portal and go through its capabilities  

    By the end of this lab, you will able to create a sample logic app to monitor outlook account and delete an email from coming from a particular account. You will also gain understanding of different configuration settings associated with logic apps.

  • Lab demo - Extend the logic app to create sales order in SQL database  

    By the end of this lab, you will be able to create a logic with http trigger and trigger the same by posting Json message. You will also able to extend the logic app to add an SQL action to insert a row into SQL database and monitor the run.

  • Introduction to Azure functions  

    By the end of this lecture, you will gain understanding of key features associated with Azure functions, triggers and integration features of Azure functions, hosting plans and triggers & bindings of Azure functions.

  • Lab demo - Create an Azure function using Azure portal  

    By the end of this lab demo, you are able to create an Azure function App using Azure portal and configure some important settings associated with the same. You will also able create a function with http trigger and trigger the same by posting a Json message.

  • Lab demo - Call Azure function from logic app to transform data  

    By the end of this lab, you will be able to clone an existing logic app and add an action to trigger Azure functions, modify the Azure function to get a data attribute in string and return status code in int back to the logic app.

  • Introduction to Azure service bus  

    By the end of this lecture, you will gain understanding of Service bus namespace, service bus queues, service bus topics and some advanced features that you can use in Service bus.

  • Lab demo - Creation of Service Bus namespace, Queue, Topic, subscriptions  

    By the end of this lab, you will be create service bus namespace, configure shared access policy at namespace level, create a queue in the namespace and create a topic and two subscriptions for the topic.

  • Lab demo - Sending messages into Queue using logic apps and trigger function  

    By the end of this lab, you will be able to post a message into service bus queue from logic app and also trigger Azure function whenever a message is posted into service bus.

  • Introduction to On-premise data gateway and Integrated service environment  

    By the end of this lab, you will gain understanding of on-premise data gateway, how it works and Integration service environment.

  • Lab demo - Install on-premise data gateway and gateway cloud service  

    By the end of this lab, you will be able to install on-premise data gateway, and create a data gateway service in cloud. 

  • Lab demo - Develop Logic app to access files in a Windows server  

    By the end of this lab, You will be able to create a logic app with file system trigger, use on-premise data gateway connection to access file, read and parse contents of the file and trigger Azure function.

  • Introduction to Enterprise Integration Pack  

    By the end of this lecture, you will gain understanding of Enterprise integration pack and different artefacts you can have in Integration account.

  • Lab demo - Create an Integration Account and link to logic app  

    By the end of this lab, you will be able to create an integration account, understand key artefacts of the same. Also you are able to validate incoming XML using Schema stored in Integration account.

  • Introduction to Azure Event Grid  

    By the end of this lecture, you will gain understanding of Event Grid, its key concepts, security and event grid domains.

Build IoT Solution using Azure services
  • Walkthrough of Azure IoT building blocks  

    By the end of this lecture, you will gain understanding of different layers of a typical IoT solution and different Azure services that can you can use to deliver IoT Solution.

  • Introduction to Event Hub  

    By the end of this lecture, you will gain understanding of even hub, key components of event hub, Event hubs for Apache Kafka, Event hub capture and throughput units.

  • Lab demo - Create an Event hub using Azure portal and send events into the same  

    By the end of this lab, you will be able to create event hub namespace, configure some important settings, create an event hub under the namespace and also create two consumer groups in this event hub.

  • Overview of Azure IoT Hub  

    By the end of this lecture, you will gain understanding of Azure IoT and its components, Identity registry, Device & Module twins and Automatic device configuration. 

  • Lab demo - Creation of IoT Hub and device and apply device configuration  

    By the end of this lab, you will able to create an IoT hub, register a device within IoT Hub, view device twin information and finally apply device configuration to all devices registered with IoT hub.

  • Lab demo - Send messages into IoT hub using a simulated device  

    By the end of this lab, you will be able to develop a program to simulate a device to send messages to IoT Hub. Also you will be able to develop a program to retrieve messages from IoT hub. 

  • Overview of IoT Hub communication  

    By the end of this lecture, you will gain understanding of device to cloud communication, cloud to device communication, IoT Hub end points and message routing.

  • Lab demo - Define message routing to route messages to custom end points  

    By the end of this lab, you will be able to configure message routing in such a way messaged posted into IoT hub will be routed to Azure blob storage if there is no temperature alert and those messages with temperature alert will be routed to Event Hub.

  • Introduction to Stream Analytics  

    By the end of this lecture, you will gain understanding of Stream Analytics, its key components and stream analytics on Edge.

  • Lab : End to End events flow from device to PowerBI via IoT and Stream Analytics  

    By the end of this lab, you will be able to develop stream analytics job, configure event hub as an input and power BI as Output, write stream analytics query to fetch data from event and post into Power BI and visualise the data using power BI report. 

  • Lab : Trigger an Azure function from Stream Analytics  

    By the end of this lab, you will be able to develop stream analytics job to trigger an Azure function with payload of messages count with temperature greater than 31 degrees.

  • Overview of Azure IoT Edge and Device provisioning services  

    By the end of this lecture, you will gain understanding of IoT Edge, different components of the same and IoT device provisioning service.

  • Introduction to IoT Central and IoT Solution accelerators  

    By the end of this lab, you will gain understanding of IoT Central application, its key components and IoT Solution accelerators.

  • Introduction to Azure Time Series Insights  

    By the end of this lecture, you will gain understanding of Azure time series insights and its capabilities.

  • Lab demo: Explore the IoT telemetry data using Time series insights  

    By the end of this lab, you will be able to create Azure time series insights environment, configure event hub as event source and explore the event data using time series insights explorer.

Azure Security
  • Security Center  
  • Lab: Security Centre walkthrough in Azure portal  
  • Key Vault  
  • Lab: Working with Key Vault  
  • Azure Active Directory  
  • Lab: Working with Azure Active Directory  
  • Azure Role Based Access Control  
  • Lab: Exploring Role Based Access Control  
  • Azure Active Directory B2C & Multi Factor Authentication  
  • Lab: Enabling multi factor authentication for Azure account  
Azure Monitoring & Diagnostics
  • Introduction of Azure Monitoring & Diagnostics  

    In this lecture, I will take you through five key stages of monitoring and Azure services mapped to each stage.

  • Types of monitoring data collected in Azure  

    In this lecture, I will take you through three types of data collected in Azure namely Metrics, Activities and Diagnostics data

  • Lab: View metrics, activity logs & diagnostic logs using Azure portal  

    In this lab, I will show how you can view metrics, activity logs and diagnostics settings etc. Also, I will show you how you can export the monitoring data to different destinations using Azure portal

  • Introduction to Azure Monitor  

    In this lecture, I will provide a brief overview of the Azure monitor

  • Lab: Walkthrough of Azure monitor , define alerts & auto scaling  

    In this lecture, I will give you a walkthrough of Azure monitor using Azure portal.I will show how to configure an activity log alert, define action group and test the alert. I will show how to define schedule based auto scaling for web app service and test the same.

  • Introduction to Operations Management Suite (OMS)  

    In this lecture, i will take you through system centre, Operations management suite and its key services

  • Introduction to Log Analytics  

    In this lecture, i will take you through the details of log analytics in terms of data sources, types of data, storage, analytics and visualisation.

  • Lab: Walkthrough of Log analytics in Azure and OMS portals  

    In this lecture, i will show you how to create log analytics using azure portal, take you through different functionality of log analytics in Azure portal. I will also take you through OMS portal and its features

  • Lab: Setup of activity log analytics solution in Log analytics  

    In this lecture, i will show you how to install activity log analytics management solution in Log analytics and give you a walkthrough of the same

  • Lab: Connect Azure virtual machine with log analytics solution  

    In this lecture, i will show you how to connect virtual machine with Log Analytics solution and define data sources using OMS portal

  • Lab: Log searches, computer groups & dashboards design in Log analytics  

    In this lecture, i will show you how to do log searches,design dashboards & views and define computer groups using Log analytics

  • Introduction to Application Insights  

    In this lecture, i will explain in detail about Application insights in terms of data sources, type of data collected, storage, analytics and visualization of data.

  • Lab: Walkthrough of Application insights features by connecting Azure API App  

    In this lab, I will be creating a API app and show you how to enable application insights on API app. I will also take you through different features of Application insights such as monitoring live metrics, setting up availability tests, application map etc.

  • Automation and Scheduler  
  • Optional Lab: Azure automation using runbook  

    In this Lab, I will create Azure Automation account and will take you through important features of Azure automation. I will import a runbook from runbook gallery and test the runbook to stop azure virtual machine.

Appendix A: Azure tools
  • Lab: Manage Azure resources using Azure PowerShell  
  • Lab: Introduction to ARM templates & deploy a VM using the same  
  • Lab: Microsoft Azure Storage explorer  
  • Lab: Microsoft Azure Storage Emulator  
  • Introduction to Azure REST APIs  
  • Lab: Fulfill REST APIs prerequisites  

    In this lecture, I will show you how to register application in Azure active directory, create a secret key and assign contributor role to the application.

  • REST API Lab: Aquire access token using REST APIs  

    In this lecture, I will show you how to write a small piece of program to acquire access token using REST APIs.

  • REST API Lab: Use access token to invoke REST API to get subscription details  

    In this lab, i am going to extend the program which i have written in previous lab to securely invoke REST API to get subscription metadata

  • REST API Lab: Calling Azure storage services REST API  

    In this lab, I am going to explain key difference between calling Azure RM REST API and Azure storage services REST API. I will also take you through the code that I have written to list the tables in a storage account using REST API

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