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AZ-104: Microsoft Azure Administrator Training & Certification Course

Comprehensive virtual live Microsoft Azure certification course with 24x7 support & lifetime access to learning material

Cognixia Inc


£899 inc VAT
Study method
Online with live classes
39 hours, Part-time
Microsoft Certified: Azure Administrator Associate
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Additional info
  • Exam(s) / assessment(s) is included in price
  • Tutor is available to students

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This course covers how to manage their Azure subscriptions, secure identities, administer the infrastructure, configure virtual networking, connect Azure and on-premises sites, manage network traffic, implement storage solutions, create and scale virtual machines, implement web apps and containers, back up and share data, and monitor your solution.


Microsoft Certified: Azure Administrator Associate

Awarded by Microsoft


  • AZ-104: Microsoft Azure Administrator Course Brochure


Microsoft Azure is an ever-expanding set of cloud services to help organizations meet their business needs effectively. It gives customers the freedom to build, manage, and deploy applications on a massive, global network using their preferred tools and frameworks.

At present, Microsoft is the world’s second most popular cloud platform after AWS. Microsoft is working constantly to increase the cloud capacity to keep up with the growing demand for Azure and Microsoft cloud services. It has been closing the gap in the market share between itself and AWS at a rapid pace. The demand for Microsoft Azure is really high in the global public cloud market, and it is increasing every day.

This cloud computing training helps participants master managing Azure identities and governance, implementing and managing storage, deploying and managing Azure compute resources, configuring and managing Microsoft Azure virtual networking, and monitoring & backing-up Microsoft Azure resources.

Course Content:

  • Manage Azure identities and governance
    • Manage Azure AD objects
    • Manage role-based access control (RBAC)
    • Manage subscriptions & governance
  • Implement and manage storage
    • Manage storage accounts
    • Manage data in Azure storage
    • Configure Azure files and Azure blob storage
  • Deploy and manage Azure compute resources
    • Configure VMs for high availability and scalability
    • Automate deployment and configuration of VMs
    • Create and configure VMs
    • Create and configure containers
    • Create and configure web apps
  • Configure and manage virtual networking
    • Implement and manage virtual networking
    • Configure name resolution
    • Secure access to virtual networks
    • Configure load balancing
    • Monitor and troubleshoot virtual networking
    • Integrate an on-premises network with an Azure virtual network
  • Monitor and back-up Azure resources
    • Monitor resources by using Azure monitor
    • Implement backup and recovery

Who is this course for?

The course is highly recommended for aspiring -

  • Network project engineers
  • Cloud administrators
  • Cloud infrastructure specialists
  • DevOps engineers
  • Infrastructure administrators
  • Software developers


For this course, participants need to have -

  • Understanding of on-premises virtualization technologies, including: VMs, virtual networking, and virtual hard disks

  • Understanding of network configurations, including TCP/IP, Domain Name System (DNS), virtual private networks (VPNs), firewalls, and encryption technologies

  • Understanding of Active Directory concepts, including users, groups, and role-based access control

  • Understanding of resilience and disaster recovery, including backup and restore operations

Career path

The course is highly recommended for current and aspiring:

  • Network project engineers

  • Cloud infrastructure specialists

  • Cloud administrators

  • DevOps engineers

  • Application developers

  • Infrastructure administrators

  • Software architects

  • Windows System Administrators

  • Software developers

  • IoT Platform developers

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