AZ-301 Webinar Series Resources

Study Guide

Study resources for the AZ-301 Microsoft Azure Architect Design exam
https://pixelrobots.co.uk/2018/10/study-resources-for-the-az-301/

OpenEdX links

https://openedx.microsoft.com/courses/course-v1:Microsoft+AZ-301.1+2019_T1/about

https://openedx.microsoft.com/courses/course-v1:Microsoft+AZ-301.2+2019_T1/about

https://openedx.microsoft.com/courses/course-v1:Microsoft+AZ-301.3+2019_T1/about

https://openedx.microsoft.com/courses/course-v1:Microsoft+AZ-301.4+2019_T1/about

Module 1

Networking considerations for Azure AD Domain Services
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/active-directory-domain-services/active-directory-ds-networking

Module 1 QA

Hybrid Modern Authentication overview
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/office365/enterprise/hybrid-modern-auth-overview

What is role-based access control (RBAC) for Azure resources?
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/role-based-access-control/overview

Custom roles for Azure resources
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/role-based-access-control/custom-roles

WS-Federation
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/WS-Federation

Security Assertion Markup Language
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Security_Assertion_Markup_Language

Module 2

Using shared access signatures (SAS)
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/storage/common/storage-dotnet-shared-access-signature-part-1

Shared Access Signatures, Part 2: Create and use a SAS with Blob storage
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/storage/blobs/storage-dotnet-shared-access-signature-part-2

Azure Blob storage: Premium (preview), Hot, Cool, and Archive storage tiers
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/storage/blobs/storage-blob-storage-tiers

Designing a Scalable Partitioning Strategy for Azure Table Storage
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/rest/api/storageservices/designing-a-scalable-partitioning-strategy-for-azure-table-storage

Azure Search pricing
https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/pricing/details/search/

Consistency levels in Azure Cosmos DB
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/cosmos-db/consistency-levels

What is QnA Maker?
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/cognitive-services/QnAMaker/Overview/overview

Deploy Azure File Sync
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/storage/files/storage-sync-files-deployment-guide?tabs=azure-portal

Module 2 QA

Use SQL Database advanced data security with virtual networks and near 100% compatibility
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/sql-database/sql-database-managed-instance

Choose the right SQL Server option in Azure
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/sql-database/sql-database-paas-vs-sql-server-iaas

Feature comparison: Azure SQL Database versus SQL Server
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/sql-database/sql-database-features

Use auto-failover groups to enable transparent and coordinated failover of multiple databases
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/sql-database/sql-database-auto-failover-group

Azure SQL Database now supports transparent geographic failover of database groups
https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/azure-sql-database-now-supports-transparent-geographic-failover-of-multiple-databases-featuring-automatic-activation/

Module 3

Overview of Microsoft HPC Pack 2016
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/powershell/high-performance-computing/overview?view=hpc16-ps

Deploy an HPC Pack 2016 cluster in Azure
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/powershell/high-performance-computing/deploy-an-hpc-pack-2016-cluster-in-azure?view=hpc16-ps

hpcpack-template-2016
https://github.com/Azure/hpcpack-template-2016

Hyper-V to Azure disaster recovery architecture
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/site-recovery/hyper-v-azure-architecture

Tutorial: Create and deploy highly available virtual machines with Azure PowerShell
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/virtual-machines/windows/tutorial-availability-sets

Connect an on-premises network to Azure using ExpressRoute with VPN failover
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-in/azure/architecture/reference-architectures/hybrid-networking/expressroute-vpn-failover

Managing the Azure Blob storage Lifecycle (Preview)
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/storage/blobs/storage-lifecycle-management-concepts

What workloads can you protect with Azure Site Recovery?
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/site-recovery/site-recovery-workload#workload-summary

Module 4

DevOpsKit
https://github.com/azsk/DevOpsKit-docs

Terraform with Azure
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/terraform/terraform-overview

What is Azure Policy?
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/governance/policy/overview

Azure Building Blocks
https://github.com/mspnp/template-building-blocks

Certify with Confidence
https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/learning/offers.aspx?intcmp=lexhpoffersmenubutton#specialoffers-certifywithconfidence

Traffic Manager
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/traffic-manager/traffic-manager-overview

Traffic Manager routing methods
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/traffic-manager/traffic-manager-routing-methods