Azure Fundamentals

Microsoft Azure Fundamentals

The course will provide foundational level knowledge on cloud concepts; core Azure services; security, privacy, compliance, and trust; and Azure pricing and support. Azure fundamentals is a six-part series that teaches participants basic cloud concepts, provides a streamlined overview of many Azure services.

Audience Profile:

This course is suitable for IT personnel who are just beginning to work with Azure, audience will learn about our Azure Core Cloud Concept, and get hands-on experience with the product.


There are no pre-requisites for taking this course. Technical IT experience is not required however some general IT knowledge or experience would be beneficial.

Here are the learning paths in this series:

1. Describe core Azure concepts
1.1. Introduction to Azure
1.2. Discuss Azure fundamental concepts
1.3. Describe core Azure architectural components

2. Describe core Azure services
2.1. Explore Azure compute services
2.2. Explore Azure networking services
2.3. Explore Azure Storage services
2.4. Explore Azure database and analytics services

3. Describe core solutions and management tools on Azure
3.1. Choose the best Azure IoT service for your application
3.2. Choose the best AI service for your needs
3.3. Choose the best Azure serverless technology for your business scenario
3.4. Choose the best tools to help organizations build better solutions
3.5. Choose the best tools for managing and configuring your Azure environment
3.6. Choose the best monitoring service for visibility, insight, and outage mitigation

4. Describe general security and network security features
4.1. Protect against security threats on Azure
4.2. Secure network connectivity on Azure

5. Describe identity, governance, privacy, and compliance features
5.1. Secure access to your applications by using Azure identity services
5.2. Build a cloud governance strategy on Azure
5.3. Examine privacy, compliance, and data protection standards on Azure

6. Describe Azure cost management and service level agreements
6.1. Plan and manage your Azure costs
6.2. Choose the right Azure services by examining SLAs and service lifecycle