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Azure Cloud Introduction Training Course

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Azure Cloud Introduction training course (code: AZUREINTRO)

Discover The Power Of Azure As The Platform For Your Microsoft Cloud Computing Development



This Azure cloud training course course has been designed for .NET development wishing to leverage the features of Azure for providing a platform supporting high availability, load balancing and scaling.  Delegates will be introduced to the many features offered by Azure from simple Web Application and Service hosting to supporting range of data storage options within the Cloud.  Whilst Azure can offer support for non-.NET applications and frameworks, this course will focus on the use of .NET.  This course is a hands on course allow delegates to try out some of concepts covered, using both an Emulator and Azure.


Aimed at .NET C# Developers who wish to understand what Azure Computing offers


Getting Started with Windows Azure

    Platform as a Service (PaaS)
    Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
    Software as a Service (SaaS)
    Creating a Windows Azure account
    Using the Windows Azure Management Portal
    Installing Windows Azure tools in Visual Studio

Creating Cloud Services

    Overview of cloud services
    Creating web roles and worker roles
    Communicating between web roles and worker roles
    Using caching effectively

WCF Service Techniques

    Using WCF to create SOAP and RESTful services
    Creating WCF Data Services
    Azure considerations

Additional Application Development Techniques

    Creating ASP.NET MVC web applications
    Creating Web API RESTful services
    Azure considerations

Using SQL Database

    SQL Database architecture
    Features and limitations
    Data access techniques
    Creating and connecting to SQL Database
    Developing Windows Azure services that use SQL Database

Getting Started with Windows Azure Storage

    Storage service architecture
    Windows Azure storage accounts
    Understanding connection strings
    Using the Windows Azure Storage Emulator
    Overview of blobs, queues, and tables

Going Further with Windows Azure Storage

    Blob containers, block blobs, and page blobs
    Blob directories
    Creating a table for table storage
    Defining entity types
    Using the table APIs
    Querying entities
    Creating a queue for queue storage
    Sending and receiving messages
    Using asynchronous APIs
    Using REST APIs

Windows Azure Service Bus

    Overview of Service Bus
    Creating and using Service Bus queues
    Creating and using Service Bus topics

Windows Azure Access Control Service

    Overview of claims-based authentication
    Introduction to Access Control Service (ACS)
    Creating and configuring an ACS namespace
    Using the Identity and Access Tool in Visual Studio
    Creating and configuring Relying Party applications to use ACS

Deploying Services

    Using Web Deploy in Visual Studio
    Web deployment packages
    Command-line tools for Web Deploy
    Deploying to Windows Azure

  • Understanding key Azure concepts
  • Creating Cloud Services
  • Creating Web applications for Azure
  • Using SQL Database
  • Working with Azure Storage
  • Working with Azure Service Bus
  • Implementing security
  • Deploying to Azure
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7th Jan 2019 - 3 days £1800

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