WS-050T00: Migrating Application Workloads to Azure

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Course Overview

The WS-050T00: Migrating Application Workloads to Azure course is designed to educate learners on how to move their on-premises applications and workloads to the Azure cloud platform effectively. The course provides a comprehensive understanding of the migration process, including planning, assessing, implementing, and securing migrations. Throughout the course, participants will gain practical skills and knowledge pertinent to the WS 050 certification, positioning them to effectively manage and execute migration projects to Azure.

Course Prerequisites

To ensure that participants can fully benefit from the WS-050T00: Migrating Application Workloads to Azure course, it is important that they meet the following minimum prerequisites:

  • Basic understanding of on-premises virtualization technologies, including: VMs, virtual networking, and virtual hard disks.
  • Basic understanding of network configuration, including: TCP/IP, Domain Name System (DNS), VPNs, firewalls, and encryption technologies.
  • Basic understanding of Active Directory concepts, including: domains, forests, domain controllers, replication, Kerberos protocol, and Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP).
  • Knowledge of resilience and disaster recovery, including backup and restore operations.
  • Some experience with Windows PowerShell.
  • Fundamental knowledge of Microsoft Azure, equivalent to the Azure Fundamentals course (AZ-900), including an understanding of Azure’s infrastructure, tools, and portals.

Please note that while these are the minimum prerequisites, individuals with additional experience in infrastructure management, cloud computing, and application development may find it easier to grasp the more advanced concepts presented in the course.

Learning Objectives – What you will Learn in this WS-050T00: Migrating Application Workloads to Azure?

Introduction to the Course’s Learning Outcomes and Concepts Covered:

This course equips students with the knowledge and skills to migrate on-premises workloads to Azure, utilizing a variety of Azure services including Azure Site Recovery and Azure Data Box, and to implement data protection strategies.

Learning Objectives and Outcomes:

  • Understand the business motivations, goals, and expected outcomes of cloud migration.
  • Perform discovery and assessment of on-premises resources to determine migration readiness.
  • Gain proficiency in using Azure Site Recovery for end-to-end migration scenarios.
  • Learn best practices for securing workloads after migrating to Azure.
  • Master the use of Migration Factory for large-scale datacenter migrations.
  • Acquire skills to replicate virtual machines to Azure for seamless transition.
  • Utilize Azure Data Box for large data transfers to Azure.
  • Execute database migrations from on-premises SQL Server to Azure SQL Managed Instance.
  • Understand and implement Azure Backup solutions for IaaS workloads.
  • Develop strategies for application disaster recovery using Azure Site Recovery between Azure regions.

Target Audiance

  • IT Managers overseeing cloud adoption strategies
  • Solutions Architects designing cloud migration plans
  • Cloud Engineers responsible for implementing migrations
  • Systems Administrators managing on-premises infrastructure
  • Database Administrators involved in moving databases to Azure
  • DevOps Engineers automating and orchestrating workloads in the cloud
  • IT Professionals seeking to understand Azure's migration tools and services
  • Network Engineers ensuring connectivity during and after migration
  • Security Specialists securing cloud-based applications and data
  • Application Developers optimizing apps for the cloud environment
  • Technical Project Managers coordinating migration projects
  • Data Center Managers leading data center transitions to the cloud
  • IT Consultants advising organizations on cloud migration strategies
  • Technical Support Staff providing post-migration support

Schedule Dates

WS-050T00: Migrating Application Workloads to Azure
15 July 2024 - 16 July 2024
WS-050T00: Migrating Application Workloads to Azure
15 October 2024 - 16 October 2024
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15 January 2025 - 16 January 2025
WS-050T00: Migrating Application Workloads to Azure
15 April 2025 - 16 April 2025

Course Content

  • Starting with Module 1, participants learn about the motivations behind cloud migration, how to set goals and desired outcomes, and the importance of thorough discovery and assessment of on-premises resources.

  • In Module 2, the focus is on Azure Site Recovery (ASR) as a tool for end-to-end migration, ensuring the security of migrated workloads, and utilizing the Migration Factory approach for datacenter transitions.

  • Module 3 introduces data migration strategies, featuring Azure Data Box and database migration techniques, including moving SQL Server databases to Azure SQL Managed Instance.

  • Finally, Module 4 covers backup and disaster recovery, emphasizing Azure Backup and Azure Site Recovery for both infrastructure and applications.


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