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70-532:Developing Microsoft Azure Solutions


The Windows Azure training Course teaches .NET developers to build and deploy applications on Microsoft’s Cloud Computing platform. The training course is designed to provide a comprehensive overview on using the management portal of Windows Azure and its features. Primary goal behind this training is to teach students how to use various services provided by Windows Azure.

70-532:Developing Microsoft Azure Solutions Objectives

  • To use Windows Azure portal and the services provided by it.
  • To understand different service models of Cloud Computing.
  • To create web role and worker role and publish the same to Windows Azure portal.
  • To understand Windows Azure Websites (WAWS) and create websites using templates provided by popular CMS/Blog providers.
  • To get deep understanding of how components in distributed application communicate with each other.
  • To learn how to use various storage type in Windows Azure i.e. blobs, tables, and queues.
  • To learn architecture, security and usage of SQL Azure.
  • To learn how to migrate local database to SQL Azure.
  • To learn various caching mechanism supported by Windows Azure.
  • Authenticating and Authorizing users using Access Control Service.
  • To learn the process of sharing media content i.e. audio and video with your customers.


Experience with Visual Studio. Knowledge in a .NET language preferably C#. Knowledge of ASP.NET. Familiarity with SQL Server 2008.

70-532:Developing Microsoft Azure Solutions Duration

70-532:Developing Microsoft Azure Solutions Syllabus

• What is Cloud Computing
• Cloud Characteristics
• Cloud Computing Service Models
• Deployment Models in Cloud Computing
• Advantages and Disadvantages of Cloud Computing

• Introduction to Azure
• Azure Hosting Models
• Azure Services
• Subscribing to Microsoft Azure
• Azure Portals
• Azure Resource Group
• Installing Microsoft Azure SDK

• Overview of Azure Networking
• Virtual Network Benefits
• Understanding Network Resources
• Create a VNet using Azure Portal
• Create a Subnet
• Setup Network Security Group
• Create a Public IP Address
• Create Network Interface Card with public, and private IP addresses
• Create a Virtual Machine
• Configure external and internal load balancing
• Implement Azure Application Gateway
• User Defined Routes (UDRs),
• Understanding and using Azure DNS at the virtual network level
• Design and implement a multi-site or hybrid network
o Point-to-Site Network
o Site-to-Site Network
o ExpressRoute Solution

• Azure VM Backup and Restore Services

• Introduction
• About Virtual Machine Workloads
• Comparing VM with Web Apps and Cloud Services
• Create a Windows Virtual Machine using Portal / PowerShell / ARM Templates
• Deploy popular application frameworks by using Azure Resource Manager templates
• Understand and Capture VM Images
• Upload an on-premise VHD to Storage Account
• Deploy a New VM from the Captured Image
• Virtual Machine Scale Sets
• Virtual Machine Disk Types and VM Storage
• Virtual Machine Sizes in Azure
• Importing and Exporting Disks
• Configuring VM Security
• Perform configuration management
o VM Extensions & VM Agents
o Custom Script Extensions
o Desired State Configuration (DSC)
o Puppet or Chef
• Configure VM monitoring, configure alerts, diagnostic and monitoring storage location.

• Importance of Azure Storage Service
• Creating Storage Account
• Implement Azure storage blobs and Azure files
o Read data, change data, set metadata on a container, store data using block and page blobs, stream data using blobs, access blobs securely, implement async blob copy, configure a Content Delivery Network (CDN), design blob hierarchies, configure custom domains, scale blob storage
• Implement Azure storage tables and queues
o Implement CRUD with and without transactions; design and manage partitions; query using OData, scale tables and partitions, add and process messages, retrieve a batch of messages, scale queues

• Implement Azure files
• Manage access
o Create and manage shared access signatures, use stored access policies, regenerate keys. Configure and use Cross-Origin Resource Sharing (CORS)
• Configure diagnostics, monitoring and analytics
o Set retention policies and logging levels, analyze logs

• Introduction/Overview of SQL Database.
• Comparing SQL Azure Database to Azure / On-Premise SQL Server.
• Creating and Using SQL Server and SQL Database Services.
• Azure SQL Database Tools.
• Migrating on premise database to SQL Azure.
• Planning the Deployment of an Azure SQL Database
• Elastic Pools.
• Monitoring Azure SQL Database
• Configure SQL Database Auditing
• Manage Business Continuity
• Export and Import of Database
• Backup and Recovery options in SQL Database
• Active GEO-Replication
• Long Term Backup Retention
• Create a backup vault, deploy a backup agent, back up and restore data

• Understanding DocumentDB database Schema
• Creating and Saving Documents
• Reading Documents

• Caching Overview
• What is Redis Cache
• Creating a Redis Cache
• Developing Redis Cache Client

• Controlling Expiration

• Create a service index,
• add data,
• search an index,
• handle search results

• Azure AD Introduction
• Relationship between AD DS and Azure AD
• Adding Co-Administrators / Owner for a Subscription
• Managing Multiple Active Directories
• Integrate an Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) with existing directories.
• Adding a custom domain name to Azure AD
• Managing Users, Groups and Devices
• Configure single sign-on with SaaS applications using federation and password based.
• Grant and Revoke access to SaaS applications
• Configuring Role Based Access Control
• Integrating On-Premise AD Identities with Azure AD
• Integrating Gallery Applications with Azure AD

• Develop apps that use WS-federation, OAuth, and SAML-P endpoints
• Query the directory using Graph API
• Design and Implementing Azure AD B2B Collaboration
• Design and Implementing apps with Azure AD B2C Collaboration leveraging Microsoft account, Facebook, Google+, Amazon and LinkedIn;

• Service Bus Basics
• Hosting WCF Service in Azure
• Relayed Messaging
• Service Bus Queues
• Topics and Subscriptions

• Notification Hubs
• Monitoring Event Hubs
• Handling Sessions
• Handling Transactions

• Introduction
• Design Azure App Service Web Apps
• Deploying Web App directly from Visual Studio.
• Deploying Packages
• App Service plans
• Automate deployment from Dropbox
• Implement pre- and post- deployment actions
• Application Settings Configuration.
• Define Handlers and Virtual Directories
• Understanding Deployment Slots
• Configure a custom domain and Certificates
• Enable SSL for your custom domain
• Scaling a Web Apps using built-in and Custom schedules
• Traffic Manager
• Configure and Retrieve Diagnostics Data and Streaming Logs
• Configure Alerts and Monitoring Web App resources
• Manage Web App uisng API

• Introduction
• Developing and Hosting Web Jobs Application
• Azure WebJobs SDK
• Sample Application including WebApps and WebJobs.

• Create Azure Functions,
• Implement a webhook function,
• Create an event processing function,
• Implement an Azure-connected function

• Create managed APIs,
• Configure API management policies,
• Protect APIs with rate limits,
• Add caching to improve performance,
• Monitor APIs,
• Customize the Developer Portal

• Mobile Apps Introduction

• Creating Server and Client Projects

• Working with Easy tables using Azure Portal

• Developing Windows 8 Client Application

• Mobile App Authentication

o Facebook Authentication

o Azure Active Directory Authentication

• Enabling Offline Sync

• Implementing Push Notification

• Introduction
• Creating an API App
• Deploying an API App
• Consuming an API App
• Using API App in Logic App

• Introduction
• Creating a Simple Logic App
• Handling array of Items using for-each and condition
• Understanding Triggers and Actions
• create a Logic App with B2B capabilities
• create a Logic App with XML capabilities
• trigger a Logic App from another app

• create custom and long-running actions
• Using Custom API App in Logic App
• monitor Logic Apps

• Create a Service Fabric application;
• Build an Actors-based service;
• Add a web front end to a Service Fabric application;
• Monitor and diagnose services;
• Migrate apps from cloud services;
• Create, secure, upgrade and scale Service Fabric Cluster in Azure;
• Scale a Service Fabric app


Sandeep Soni

Sandeep has 21 yrs of experience working in various Microsoft Technologies/Platforms incl. VB6.0, ASP, VC++, VB.NET, C#. He is involved in managing and architecting projects at Deccansoft. He will be your liaison to Deccansoft, for any kind of communication and project updates. more

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