In this course students will gain the knowledge and skills needed to implement Azure IaaS services and features in their development solutions. The course covers provisioning virtual machines, using Batch Service to deploy/maintain resources, and how to create containerized solutions by using Azure Kubernetes Service.

This five day course is aligned to Azure Exam: AZ-203 Developing Solutions for Microsoft Azure and contains the following:

  • Develop Azure Infrastructure as a Service compute solutions
  • Develop Azure Platform as a Service compute solutions
  • Develop for Azure storage
  • Implement Azure security
  • Monitor, troubleshoot, and optimize Azure solutions
  • Connect to and consume Azure services and third-party services


Students in this course are interested in Azure development or in passing the Microsoft Azure Developer Associate certification exam.


  • Students should have 1-2 years experience as a developer. This course assumes students know how to code and have a fundamental knowledge of Azure.
  • It is recommended that students have some experience with PowerShell or Azure CLI, working in the Azure portal, and with at least one Azure-supported programming language. Most of the examples in this course are presented in C# .NET.

Course Content

  1. Implement solutions that use virtual machines
  2. Implement batch jobs by using Azure Batch Services
  3. Create containerized solutions
  4. Create App Service web apps
  5. Creating Azure App Service mobile apps
  6. Create Azure App Service API apps
  7. Implement Azure Functions
  8. Develop solutions that use Azure Table storage
  9. Develop solutions that use Azure Cosmos DB storage
  10. Develop solutions that use a relational database
  11. Develop solutions that use Microsoft Azure Blob storage
  12. Implement authentication
  13. Implement access control
  14. Implement secure data solutions
  15. Introduction to Azure Monitor
  16. Develop code to support scalability of apps and services
  17. Instrument solutions to support monitoring and logging
  18. Integrate caching and content delivery within solutions
  19. Develop an App Service Logic App
  20. Integrate Azure Search within solutions
  21. API Management
  22. Develop event-based solutions
  23. Develop message-based solutions