Introduction to Azure Government

By Amy Coughlin

Learn about Microsoft's sovereign cloud, designed for US public sector organizations.

4 hours
  • 21 Lessons
  • 3 Hands-On Labs
  • 4 Course Quizzes

About the course

Are you part of a US public sector organization, including not only the federal government but state, tribal, and local agencies? Do you need to learn how to work on an Azure Government solution? Maybe you just want to understand the differences between Azure Government and Azure global? This course will cover everything you need to know about Azure Government in order to plan and begin making your move to the Azure Government cloud while meeting compliance, security, and privacy standards.

  • Chapter 1 5 Lessons Introduction and Core Concepts 42:12

    Course Overview and Training Architect Introduction


    Reviewing Cloud and Azure Core Concepts


    Exploring Government Cloud and Hybrid Options


    Suggested Azure Core Concepts Hands-On Labs


    Core Concepts for Azure Government

    15:00 Quiz
  • Chapter 2 6 Lessons Develop: Implementing Azure Resources 1:13:48

    Exploring Core IaaS and PaaS Solutions


    Understanding Cognitive Services and Artificial Intelligence


    Leveraging Healthcare, IoT, and Other Subspecialty Features


    Programming: Guidance for Developers


    Deploy and Run Your First Azure Function

    30:00 Hands-On Lab

    Development in Azure Government

    15:00 Quiz
  • Chapter 3 7 Lessons Secure: Protecting Cloud Assets 1:17:27

    Understanding Authentication, Authorization, and Encryption


    Applying Cloud Governance Strategies


    Create and Save a Reusable ARM Template from an Existing Azure SQL Database

    15:00 Hands-On Lab

    Ensuring Privacy and Compliance


    Understanding Data Protection Standards


    Diving Deeper into Azure Security and Governance


    Security Concepts for Azure Government

    15:00 Quiz
  • Chapter 4 5 Lessons Deploy: Launching and Monitoring Azure Resources 1:03:48

    Leveraging Azure DevOps


    Configuring Azure Resource Metrics


    Employing Expanded Logging and Monitoring


    Monitor Storage for Security Events with Azure Monitor

    30:00 Hands-On Lab

    Deploying and Monitoring Azure Government Assets

    15:00 Quiz
  • Chapter 5 2 Lessons Course Wrap-Up 6:19

    Course Summary


    Conclusion and What’s Next


What are Hands-on Labs

What's the difference between theoretical knowledge and real skills? Practical real-world experience. That's where Hands-on Labs come in! Hands-on Labs are guided, interactive experiences that help you learn and practice real-world scenarios in real cloud environments. Hands-on Labs are seamlessly integrated in courses, so you can learn by doing.

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