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10978A: Introduction to Azure for Developers

Module 1: Overview of AzureThis 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

  • Using the Azure Management Portal
  • Managing a Azure Subscription

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 AzureThis 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

  • Creating a Azure Service Using the Management Portal
  • Creating A Azure Service Using Visual Studio 2013
  • Managing Azure Services

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 AzureThis 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

  • Create a Logical Network using Azure
  • Create a Development Virtual Machine using Azure
  • Configure the Virtual Machine for Development

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 AzureIn 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

  • Create an Azure Website
  • Deploy an ASP.NET Web Application to an Azure Website
  • Configure an Azure Website

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

  • Create an Azure Cloud Service project
  • Create an Azure Cloud Service Web Role from an existing project
  • Configuring the properties of an Azure Cloud Service project
  • Debugging an Azure Cloud Service project

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 AzureIn 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

  • Create a C# Class Library
  • Add the Class Library to a Cloud Service Project
  • Debug Worker Roles in a Cloud Service Project

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 AzureIn 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

  • Create an Azure SQL instance
  • Using Entity Framework with 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 AzureIn 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

  • Implement Azure Table Storage
  • Populating the Table with Data
  • Querying the Data
  • Inspecting the Table

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 AzureIn 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

  • Implement Azure Blob Storage
  • Populating the Container with Files and Media
  • Retrieving Files and Media from the Container
  • Specifying Permissions for the Container

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 AzureIn 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

  • Creating a Azure Service Bus Namespace
  • Create an Azure Queue Storage instance
  • Retrieving Messages from Azure Queue Storage
  • Create a Service Bus Queue
  • Retrieving Messages from a Service Bus Queue

After completing this module, students will use Azure Queue Storage to queue data for asynchronous processing.  

 

Module 11: Relaying Web Services Using AzureThis 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

  • Creating a Azure Service Bus Namespace
  • Validate the WCF Service
  • Connecting a WCF Service to a Service Bus Namespace

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 AzureIn 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

  • Creating a Azure Service Bus Notification Hub
  • Registering a Client Application to a Service Bus Notification Hub
  • Pushing a Message to a Service Bus Notification Hub

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 AzureIn 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

  • Create an Azure AD Directory
  • Manage the Azure AD Directory
  • Integrate Azure AD with ASP.NET Identity

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 AzureIn 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

  • Manage Configuration Settings for a Cloud Service Project
  • Deploy the Web Applications to Azure
  • Monitor the Web Applications in 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 AzureIn 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

  • Create a Azure Mobile Services Instance
  • (optional) Create a Mobile Service Custom API
  • Consume the Mobile Service using the Windows Phone 8 Application

After completing this module, students will be able to use Azure Mobile Services to provide a scalable and secure web service for mobile applications.

 

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