Implementing an Azure Data Solution Course: DP-200T01-A

Three days • Instructor-led training • Virtual course

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Course summary: Implementing an Azure Data Solution

Implementing an Azure Data Solution (DP-200T01-A) trains IT professionals to implement on-premises, cloud, hybrid, relational, and No-SQL data scenarios. Learners will gain the skills needed to process both streaming and batch data.

Additional knowledge includes:

  • data security authentication, authorisation, data policies, and standards
  • data solution monitoring for data storage and data processing
  • management and troubleshooting of Azure data solutions
  • optimisation and disaster recovery for big data, batch, and streaming data

Training details

  • Format: instructor-led, virtual
  • Length: 3 days
  • Price: £1660 (+VAT)

Certification

This course prepares learners for the Azure DP-200 exam. Students who pass the DP-200 and DP-201 exams can display the Microsoft Certified: Azure Data Engineer Associate badge.

Microsoft Certified Associate Badge for Implementing an Azure Data Solution

Implementing an Azure Data Solution

DP-200T01-A

  • Instructor-led virtual training
  • 3 days
  • £1660 (+VAT)

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Audience profile

Learning goals

The majority of learners on the Implementing an Azure Data Solution course are data professionals, data architects, and BI professionals. Another audience is developers who want to create applications that work with Azure data platform technologies.

Applicable job roles

Data engineer, developer.

Prerequisites

To benefit from this course, you will need knowledge of cloud computing and some professional experience with data solutions.

Students with no experience of Microsoft Azure should take one of the following courses first:

Training schedule

April 19-21, 2021 Virtual course £1660 (+VAT)Book
Monday, April 19 to Wednesday, April 21 9am to 5pm, UTC+1 (British Summer Time)
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May 17-19, 2021 Virtual course £1660 (+VAT)Book
Monday, May 17 to Wednesday, May 19 9am to 5pm, UTC+1 (British Summer Time)
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June 21-23, 2021 Virtual course £1660 (+VAT)Book
Monday, June 21 to Wednesday, June 23 9am to 5pm, UTC+1 (British Summer Time)
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July 19-21, 2021 Virtual course £1660 (+VAT)Book
Monday, July 19 to Wednesday, July 21 9am to 5pm, UTC+1 (British Summer Time)
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August 16-18, 2021 Virtual course £1660 (+VAT)Book
Monday, August 16 to Wednesday, August 18 9am to 5pm, UTC+1 (British Summer Time)
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September 20-22, 2021 Virtual course £1660 (+VAT)Book
Monday, September 20 to Wednesday, September 22 9am to 5pm, UTC+1 (British Summer Time)
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Course outline

Module 1: Azure for the data engineer

This module explores how the world of data has evolved and how cloud data platform technologies are providing new opportunities for businesses to explore their data in different ways. The students will gain an overview of the various data platform technologies that are available and how a Data Engineer’s role and responsibilities has evolved to work in this new world to an organization’s benefit.

Lessons

  • Explain the evolving world of data
  • Survey the services in the Azure Data Platform
  • Identify the tasks that are performed by a Data Engineer
  • Describe the use cases for the cloud in a Case Study

Lab: Azure for the Data Engineer

  • Identify the evolving world of data
  • Determine the Azure Data Platform Services
  • Identify tasks to be performed by a Data Engineer
  • Finalize the data engineering deliverables

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Explain the evolving world of data

  • Survey the services in the Azure Data Platform

  • Identify the tasks that are performed by a Data Engineer

  • Describe the use cases for the cloud in a Case Study

Module 2: Working with data storage

This module teaches the variety of ways to store data in Azure. The students will learn the basics of storage management in Azure, how to create a Storage Account, and how to choose the right model for the data want to be stored in the cloud. They will also understand how Data Lake storage can be created to support a wide variety of big data analytics solutions with minimal effort.

Lessons

  • Choose a data storage approach in Azure
  • Create an Azure Storage Account
  • Explain Azure Data Lake storage
  • Upload data into Azure Data Lake

Lab: Working with Data Storage

  • Choose a data storage approach in Azure
  • Create a Storage Account
  • Explain Data Lake Storage
  • Upload data into Data Lake Store

After completing this module, students will be skilled in:

  • Choose a data storage approach in Azure
  • Create an Azure Storage Account
  • Explain Azure Data Lake Storage
  • Upload data into Azure Data Lake

Module 3: Enabling team-based data science with Azure Databricks

This module introduces students to Azure Databricks and how a Data Engineer works with it to enable an organization to perform Team Data Science projects. They will learn the fundamentals of Azure Databricks and Apache Spark notebooks; how to provision the service and workspaces; and how to perform data preparation task that can contribute to the data science project.

Lessons

  • Explain Azure Databricks
  • Work with Azure Databricks
  • Read data with Azure Databricks
  • Perform transformations with Azure Databricks

Lab: Enabling Team Based Data Science with Azure Databricks

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Explain Azure Databricks
  • Work with Azure Databricks
  • Read data with Azure Databricks
  • Perform transformations with Azure Databricks

Module 4: Building globally distributed databases with Cosmos DB

In this module, students will learn how to work with NoSQL data using Azure Cosmos DB. They will learn how to provision the service, how they can load and interrogate data in the service using Visual Studio Code extensions, and the Azure Cosmos DB .NET Core SDK. They will also learn how to configure the availability options so that users are able to access the data from anywhere in the world.

Lessons

  • Create an Azure Cosmos DB database built to scale
  • Insert and query data in your Azure Cosmos DB database
  • Build a .NET Core app for Cosmos DB in Visual Studio Code
  • Distribute data globally with Azure Cosmos DB

Lab: Building Globally Distributed Databases with Cosmos DB

  • Create an Azure Cosmos DB
  • Insert and query data in Azure Cosmos DB
  • Build a .Net Core App for Azure Cosmos DB using VS Code
  • Distribute data globally with Azure Cosmos DB

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Create an Azure Cosmos DB database built to scale
  • Insert and query data in your Azure Cosmos DB database
  • Build a .NET Core app for Azure Cosmos DB in Visual Studio Code
  • Distribute data globally with Azure Cosmos DB

Module 5: Working with relational data stores in the cloud

In this module, students will explore the Azure relational data platform options, including SQL Database and SQL Data Warehouse. The students will be able explain why they would choose one service over another, and how to provision, connect, and manage each of the services.

Lessons

  • Use Azure SQL Database
  • Describe Azure SQL Data Warehouse
  • Creating and Querying an Azure SQL Data Warehouse
  • Use PolyBase to Load Data into Azure SQL Data Warehouse

Lab: Working with relational data stores in the cloud

  • Use Azure SQL Database
  • Describe Azure SQL Data Warehouse
  • Creating and Querying an Azure SQL Data Warehouse
  • Use PolyBase to Load Data into Azure SQL Data Warehouse

Module 6: Performing real-time analytics with stream analytics

In this module, students will learn the concepts of event processing and streaming data and how this applies to Events Hubs and Azure Stream Analytics. The students will then set up a stream analytics job to stream data and learn how to query the incoming data to perform analysis of the data. Finally, they will learn how to manage and monitor running jobs.

Lessons

  • Explain data streams and event processing
  • Data Ingestion with Event Hubs
  • Processing Data with Stream Analytics Jobs

Lab: Performing Real-Time Analytics with Stream Analytics

  • Explain data streams and event processing
  • Data Ingestion with Event Hubs
  • Processing Data with Stream Analytics Jobs

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Be able to explain data streams and event processing
  • Understand Data Ingestion with Event Hubs
  • Understand Processing Data with Stream Analytics Jobs

Module 7: Orchestrating data movement with Azure Data Factory

In this module, students will learn how Azure Data Factory can be used to orchestrate the data movement and transformation from a wide range of data platform technologies. They will be able to explain the capabilities of the technology and be able to set up an end to end data pipeline that ingests and transforms data.

Lessons

  • Explain how Azure Data Factory works
  • Azure Data Factory Components
  • Azure Data Factory and Databricks

Lab: Orchestrating Data Movement with Azure Data Factory

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Explain how Data Factory Works
  • Azure Data Factory Components
  • Azure Data Factory and Databricks

Module 8: Securing Azure data platforms

In this module, students will learn how Azure provides a multi-layered security model to protect data. The students will explore how security can range from setting up secure networks and access keys, to defining permission, to monitoring across a range of data stores.

Lessons

  • An introduction to security
  • Key security components
  • Securing Storage Accounts and Data Lake Storage
  • Securing Data Stores
  • Securing Streaming Data

Lab: Securing Azure Data Platforms

  • An introduction to security
  • Key security components
  • Securing Storage Accounts and Data Lake Storage
  • Securing Data Stores
  • Securing Streaming Data

Module 9: Monitoring and troubleshooting data storage and processing

In this module, the students will get an overview of the range of monitoring capabilities that are available to provide operational support should there be issue with a data platform architecture. They will explore the common data storage and data processing issues. Finally, disaster recovery options are revealed to ensure business continuity.

Lessons

  • Explain the monitoring capabilities that are available
  • Troubleshoot common data storage issues
  • Troubleshoot common data processing issues
  • Manage disaster recovery

Lab: Monitoring and troubleshooting data storage and processing

  • Explain the monitoring capabilities that are available
  • Troubleshoot common data storage issues
  • Troubleshoot common data processing issues
  • Manage disaster recovery

Azure data engineer certification path

Fundamentals

Course AZ-900T01-A: Microsoft Azure Fundamentals (1 Day)

OR

Course AZ-900T00-A: Microsoft Azure Fundamentals (2 Day)

Intermediate

Course DP-200T01-A: Implementing an Azure Data Solution

AND

Course DP-201T01-A: Designing an Azure Data Solution

Note: you must take two courses — DP-200T01-A and DP-201T01-A — to achieve the Microsoft Azure Data Engineer Associate certification.

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