IL - Cloud Workshop: Building a resilient IaaS architecture

Course Overview

A cloud workshop is a 1-day event that consists of an overview of the technology, a deep dive whiteboard design session and Hands-on lab where participants will a subset of the solution.

In this workshop we focus on how to build a resilient IaaS Architecture. Microsoft has a uniquely complete Cloud solution portfolio, from IaaS to PaaS and SaaS which opens the door to many unique scenarios for integrating solutions based on IaaS VMs with PaaS and SaaS services. This workshop walks through creation of a VM with related Networking, VPN, Storage, AD Identity services, Web and SQL tiers. We then add a VPM, Load Balancing, and Backup capability. Finally, we learn how to configure Traffic Manager, Operation Management Suite and Network Security Groups to ensure the environment in secure and well managed. This workshop includes: Whiteboard design session and Hands-on lab

Course Details
  • Duration: 1 Day
  • Level: 400

Who this course is designed for
  • IT Professional
  • Cloud Architect

  • Design resilient applications in Azure, for high availability and disaster recovery.
  • Specific attention will be given to:
  • The use of availability sets
  • The use of managed disks
  • Design principles when provisioning storage to VMs
  • Effective employment of Azure Backup to provide point-in-time recovery
  • Intermediate understanding of Microsoft Azure IT


In this workshop, the student will assist a large organization in evaluating their current infrastructure deployments in Azure, and help identify single points of failure. Attention will be given to making the customer's current deployments more resillient and communicating best practices to ensure future deployments will follow best practices.

Training Options

Dedicated Delivery

This course can be delivered dedicated to your team either virtually or onsite. A dedicated delivery allows deeper discussion with your team and our instructor on projects and workloads that are specific to your environment.

Customized Delivery

This course can be customized by adding or removing topics, going deeper on specific topics, or by customizing the delivery schedule to make it easier for your team to attend the training.

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