Microsoft Premier Workshop: Microsoft Azure: Developing Solutions


This 3-days Workshop provides your Development staff with a jumpstart on Microsoft Azure Development, Application Migration, and Debugging. Developers will walk away with a firm grasp on the techniques required to successfully develop and manage enterprise-class applications hosted in Microsoft Azure.

Key Features and Benefits

Focused on your employee needs. It is important for students to gain knowledge that will enable them to excel on the job. To accomplish that end, the instructor will gauge the students’ knowledge gaps and adjust the course content to focus on areas that will provide the most benefit to your employees.

Microsoft Lab Exercises and Demos
Applying new knowledge to the real world is the key to getting the most value out of your training budget. Our labs and demos highlight key application development concepts, migration blockers, and troubleshooting tasks.


  • Microsoft Azure Websites
    In this module, we will discuss the option of deploying web applications to another PaaSfeature named ‘Azure Websites’. We will discuss the differences between Azure Cloud Service web applications (web/worker roles) and Websites. We will delve in to continuous deployment, diagnostics, monitoring and WebJobs. Students will perform a hands-on lab on deploying a pre-existing web application to an Azure Website
  • Microsoft Azure StorageAfter discussing Cloud Services, we go into a deep dive of the Microsoft Azure Storage features. Students will perform a hands on lab where they learn how to work with Table Storage, Blob Storage, and Queues.

  • Microsoft Azure Cloud Services
    After an overview of Microsoft Azure capabilities, we continue with a breadth discussion about the key pillars of the Microsoft Azure platform. From there a deeper inspection of the core compute platform and tools that will be used throughout the three day class are introduced. These include –Visual Studio 2013, The Microsoft Azure SDK, and some additional tools needed to work with your application assets in the cloud.

  • Microsoft Azure SQL Database
    We will have a discussion of the features of SQL Database, the differences between on-premise SQL and Azure SQL Database and things to consider when implementing Azure SQL Database. This will be followed up by a hands-on lab.

  • Identity in the Cloud
    In this module, we discuss Microsoft Azure Active Directory and Cloud Identity. This topic covers securing your web sites with the use of Microsoft Azure Active Directory for Authentication.

  • Microsoft Azure Service Bus
    This module will include a discussion on the Microsoft Azure Service Bus namespace and access control, relay patterns and messaging. The discussion on messaging will include Queues, Topics and Subscriptions.

Target Audience

To help us ensure the high-quality knowledge transfer students should meet the following criteria:

• At least 1 year of experience with C# and .NET
• Line of Business Application developers
• IT Developers

Level 200-300
(Levels: 100= Strategic / 200= technical Overview / 300= technical Expert Level)

Please send your registration mail to your Microsoft Technical Account Manager (TAM), or visit us on Microsoft Premier Education.