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Azure for Architects: Design a Networking Strategy

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Explore the networking options of Microsoft Azure from the viewpoint of a solution architect.

Learn about designing a network strategy with Microsoft Azure and prepare for the networking portion of Exam AZ-301: Microsoft Azure Architect Design. Instructor Scott Duffy begins with a brief overview of Azure and a review of networking fundamentals, then discusses specific networking tools inside Azure. Scott covers network and application security groups, how to manage networking using the command line, PowerShell, the Azure portal, and more.


  • About the Network Strategy course
  • What you should know
1. Azure Networking Basics
  • What is networking?
  • Azure networking connectivity
  • Azure networking protection
  • Azure networking delivery
  • Azure networking monitoring
  • Networking fundamentals
  • The OSI model
  • Cloud networking expectations
  • Cloud networking considerations
  • Azure networking pricing
2. Networking Options
  • Virtual networks
  • Subnets
  • Network peering and VPN gateway
  • Virtual private networks
  • Load balancing
  • Azure Application Gateway
  • Azure Traffic Manager
  • Azure Front Door
  • Content delivery networks
  • Virtual appliances
  • Azure DNS
3. Security
  • Network security groups
  • Application security groups
  • Virtual network service endpoints
  • Virtual network traffic routing
4. Networking Strategy
  • Networking strategy
  • Networking security strategy
  • Networking performance strategy
5. Management Tools
  • Managing networking in the Azure portal
  • Managing networking using command line
  • Managing networking using PowerShell
  • Next steps

Taught by

Scott Duffy

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