Course 552242-A: Operationalize Cloud Analytics Solutions with Microsoft Azure

552242A is a two-day instructor-led course intended for data professionals who want to expand their knowledge about creating big data analytic solutions on Microsoft Azure.Students will learn how to operationalize end-to-end cloud analytics solutions using the Azure Portal and Azure PowerShell.It can be used on its own or with 552241A, Microsoft Azure Big Data Analytics, to prepare for exam 70-475.

Audience profile

This course is intended for experienced data professionals who design and build big data analytics solutions on Microsoft Azure.

Job role: Developer

Skills gained

  • Create a Data Factory
  • Orchestrate data processing activities in a data-driven workflow
  • Monitor and Manage a Data Factory
  • Move, Transform or Analyze data
  • Design a deployment strategy for end-to-end solutions with Azure Portal or PowerShell

Prerequisites

Before attending this course, students must have:

  • Experience processing and querying bulk data
  • Experience analyzing real-time and historical data
  • Experience using SQL and data analysis / visualization tools (e.g. Power BI)
  • Experience using PowerShell (Note: A basic PowerShell tutorial is included in 552241A.)

Course outline

Module 1: Operationalize end-to-end cloud analytics solutions

This module explains how to Azure Data Factory to centrally manage data from different sources.

Lessons

  • Create a data factory
  • Create a data-driven workflow
  • Monitor and manage the data factory
  • Move, Transform and Analyze Data
  • Design a deployment strategy for an end-to-end solution
  • Review

Lab : Operationalize end-to-end cloud analytics solutions

  • Create a data factory
  • Create a data-driven workflow
  • Monitor and manage the data factory
  • Move, Transform and Analyze Data
  • Design a deployment strategy for an end-to-end solution

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Create, Manage & Monitor a data factory
  • Create a data driven workflow
  • Move, Transform and Analyze Data
  • Create a deployment strategy using the Azure Portal or PowerShell

Module 2: Appendix B: PowerShell for Technology Professionals (Optional)

This module explains how to use PowerShell to administer computer, network, application and Azure resources.

Lessons

  • Introduction
  • Compared to Other Scripting Languages
  • Configuring and Using PowerShell
  • Creating and Running Scripts
  • Administering Local Resources
  • Administering Network Resources
  • Resolve PowerShell Scripting Problems.

Lab : Lab B: Operationalize end-to-end cloud analytics solutions

  • Use PowerShell to get Computer Information
  • Use PowerShell documentation to understand and use cmdlets
  • Create and execute scripts
  • Configure and test Remote Management
  • Create and Azure VM with Azure PowerShell

After completing this module, students will be able to use PowerShell to:

  • Use PowerShell to get Computer Information
  • Use PowerShell documentation to understand and use cmdlets
  • Create and execute scripts
  • Configure and test Remote Management
  • Create and Azure VM with Azure PowerShell

Additional Reading

To help you prepare for this class, review the following resources:

  • 55224-1A - Microsoft Azure Big Data Analytics Solutions