70-534 Azure Certification Jump Start Architecting Azure Solutions Event Series Content v2017.06

70-534 Architecting Azure Solutions Certification Jump Start

By: Dan Stolts, Chief Technology Strategist / Technical Evangelist  / Microsoft

image_thumb11On June 13-14, 2017 Microsoft put on an invite-only event for many of our customers.  This was scaled back to invite only as a trial and proof of concept.  Our attempt was to give a deep technology education to these customers to help them and their employees become Azure Cloud Architects.  Target audience was their Architects, Developers and IT professionals that needed to understand what they needed to know to successfully migrate workloads to the cloud.  We chose to do this by teaching based on the Microsoft Certification requirements for the 70-534 Architecting Azure Solutions exam. We had an underlying theme of the exam content but we went even further to teach architecting in general, DevOps, micro-services and other important concepts that the Architect needs to know. This event was a resounding success.  Continue reading for Labs, slides, video’s and other great content available to you.

Socialization: #70-534 @ITProGuru

We learned much from this event including:

  • Content should be made available for others to delver.
  • Content should be updated as the technology changes
  • This is a great way to learn and easy enough to deliver once that the content is created.
  • Community Groups and MVPs would make great presenters of this content
    • Recordings could be used as Train the Trainer
  • We should do more events all over the country and around the world

We made all content available on http://github.com/dstolts/70-534/.  We also recorded each session and are making them available right here on the ITProGuru Blog. See links below.

See Also the Post Event Report.

What is/was included? 

Module Recordings below, links to full blog posts per module coming soon
7 core modules plus several other topics of interest.

Event Series Home Page (This Index Page)

#0 .1 Opening / Introduction


#0.2 DevOps, Micro-Services Becoming a Cloud Architect – Tips, Tricks and Field Experiences

#1 Design Azure Resource Manager (ARM) networking

#2 Secure resources

#3 Design an application storage and data access strategy

#4 Design advanced applications

#5 Design Azure Web and Mobile Apps 

#6 Design a management, monitoring, and business continuity strategy

#7 Architect an Azure Compute infrastructure

#8 Containers

#9 Community and Q&A

#10 Exam Tips and Tricks

#11 Tricaster Equipment for Simulcast and Recording (Camtasia used for editing and production)

Content on GitHub


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