AZ-104: Implement and manage storage in Azure

Storage Accounts
Storage Explorer
Blob Storage
Virtual Machines

Learn how to manage storage accounts, data in Azure Storage, and Azure File and Blob storage. This learning path helps prepare you for Exam AZ-104: Microsoft Azure Administrator.

Modules in this learning path

Create an Azure Storage account with the correct options for your business needs.

Azure provides a variety of disk storage options for virtual machine workloads. Identify the features of capabilities of each type to ensure your application performs optimally.

Evaluate and choose a redundancy option for Azure Storage. Create a storage account and blob container to demonstrate replication. Initiate storage account failover to the secondary region.

Learn how Azure Storage provides multilayered security to protect your data. Find out how to use access keys, to secure networks, and to use Advanced Threat Protection to proactively monitor your system.

Azure Files provides a cloud-based file share for storing and sharing files to apps. Whether it's an app hosted in Azure App Service, an Azure VM, or an on-premises app, Azure Files can store and share file access between one or more applications and systems in a secure and failure-resilient manner.

Azure Storage Explorer allows you to quickly view all the storage services under your account. You can browse through, read, and edit data stored in those services through a user-friendly graphical interface.

Evaluate Azure Import/Export to copy data from Azure Blob storage to an on-premises server. Create an export job in your Azure Storage account. Get the BitLocker keys to unlock the drives that you receive.

Evaluate Azure Data Box family to import terabytes (TBs) of data from a local computer to Azure Blob storage. Order disks. Copy data to disks and return them. Verify that the data is uploaded to Azure.

Evaluate the requirements for Azure File Sync. Deploy the Storage Sync Service to replicate files from Windows Server to the Azure file share. Test and troubleshoot file sync between the file shares.