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Introduction to Azure for Managers


Duration: 1 Day


Price: $600.00

Course Code: AZ1004


Technical Managers, Executives, Project Managers and Analysts involved with making the decision and planning associated with moving to Azure


This course helps technical and engineering managers to understand the fundamentals of Azure Cloud Platform, its core concept, planning, modeling and costing/budgeting.

It also helps technical and project managers with resource planning and technology road-mapping through the exploration of the benefits and tradeoffs associated with migrating to cloud.


Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Learn the Azure cloud platform, its core features and workflow
  • Understand the trade offs and logistics of running and managing the Azure cloud platform
  • Plan, budget, road map, resource and migration planning for Azure


  • I. Introduction to Azure
    • Azure high level overview
    • IAAS vs PAAS vs SAAS
    • Azure Platform: Key Components
    • Azure Portal Overview
    • Azure Licensing and Pricing Overview
  • II. Azure Compute Models
    • Azure Portal
      • Launch Websites
      • Launch Cloud Services
      • Launch Virtual Machines
    • Classic vs Resource Manager
  • III. Azure Advanced Services and Concepts Overview
    • Azure Mobile Services
    • Azure SQL Databases
    • Azure Storage
    • Azure Visual Studio Online
    • Azure Automation & 3rd Party Tools
    • Azure Traffic Manager
    • Azure Active Directory
    • Azure Stack
  • IV. Planning, Monitoring and Costing
    • Azure Costing Tool
      • Overview
      • How to use it
    • Colocation and Geography: Impact on Pricing and Performance.
    • Assessment and Planning
    • Azure SLAs
    • Evaluating Hybrid Cloud
    • Disaster recovery and business continuity planning
    • Monitoring – Criteria and Metrics
  • V. Monitoring Various Azure Services