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DP-900 : Microsoft Azure Data Fundamentals

In this course, students will learn the fundamentals of database concepts in a cloud environment, get basic skilling in cloud data services, and build their foundational knowledge of cloud data services within Microsoft Azure. Students will identify and describe core data concepts such as relational, non-relational, big data, and analytics, and explore how this technology is implemented with Microsoft Azure. They will explore the roles, tasks, and responsibilities in the world of data. The students will explore relational data offerings, provisioning and deploying relational databases, and querying relational data through cloud data solutions with Microsoft Azure. They will explore non-relational data offerings, provisioning and deploying non-relational databases, and non-relational data stores with Microsoft Azure. Students will explore the processing options available for building data analytics solutions in Azure. They will explore Azure Synapse Analytics, Azure Databricks, and Azure HDInsight. Students will learn what Power BI is, including its building blocks and how they work together.

Who should attend this course?

The audience for this course is individuals who want to learn the fundamentals of database concepts in a cloud environment, get basic skilling in cloud data services, and build their foundational knowledge of cloud data services within Microsoft Azure.

Prerequisites
Prerequisite certification is not required before taking this course. Successful Azure Data Fundamentals students start with some basic awareness of computing and Internet concepts, and an interest in extracting insights from data.
Specifically:
  • Experience using a web browser, such as Microsoft Edge.
  • Familiarity with basic data-related concepts, such as working with tables of data in a spreadsheet and visualizing data using charts.
  • A willingness to learn through hands-on exploration.

About This Course

In this course, students will learn the fundamentals of database concepts in a cloud environment, get basic skilling in cloud data services, and build their foundational knowledge of cloud data services within Microsoft Azure. Students will identify and describe core data concepts such as relational, non-relational, big data, and analytics, and explore how this technology is implemented with Microsoft Azure. They will explore the roles, tasks, and responsibilities in the world of data. The students will explore relational data offerings, provisioning and deploying relational databases, and querying relational data through cloud data solutions with Microsoft Azure. They will explore non-relational data offerings, provisioning and deploying non-relational databases, and non-relational data stores with Microsoft Azure. Students will explore the processing options available for building data analytics solutions in Azure. They will explore Azure Synapse Analytics, Azure Databricks, and Azure HDInsight. Students will learn what Power BI is, including its building blocks and how they work together.

At Course Completion

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Describe core data concepts in Azure
  • Explain concepts of relational data in Azure
  • Explain concepts of non-relational data in Azure
  • Identify components of a modern data warehouse in Azure

Module 1: Explore core data concepts

Students will learn about core data concepts such as relational, non-relational, big data, and analytics, and build their foundational knowledge of cloud data services within Microsoft Azure.

Lesson

  • Core data concepts
  • Data roles and Services

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Identify how data is defined and stored
  • Identify characteristics of relational and non-relational data
  • Describe and differentiate data workloads
  • Describe and differentiate batch and streaming data
  • Identify common data professional roles
  • Identify common cloud services used by data professionals

Module 2: Explore fundamentals of relational data in Azure

Students will explore fundamental relational data concepts and relational database services in Azure.

Lesson

  • Explore relational data offerings in Azure
  • Explore Azure services for relational data

Lab : Provision Azure relational database services

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Identify characteristics of relational data
  • Define normalization
  • Identify types of SQL statement
  • Identify common relational database objects
  • Identify options for Azure SQL services
  • Identify options for open-source databases in Azure
  • Provision a database service on Azure

Module 3: Explore fundamentals of non-relational data in Azure

Students will explore Azure storage for non-relational data and the fundamentals of Azure Cosmos DB.

Lesson

  • Fundamentals of Azure Storage
  • Fundamentals of Azure Cosmos DB

Lab : Explore Azure Storage

Lab : Explore Azure Cosmos DB

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe features and capabilities of Azure blob storage
  • Describe features and capabilities of Azure Data Lake Gen2
  • Describe features and capabilities of Azure file storage
  • Describe features and capabilities of Azure table storage
  • Provision and use an Azure Storage account
  • Describe key features and capabilities of Azure Cosmos DB
  • Identify the APIs supported in Azure Cosmos DB
  • Provision and use an Azure Cosmos DB instance

Module 4: Explore fundamentals of data analytics

Students will learn about modern data warehousing, real-time analytics, and data visualization.

Lesson

  • Modern data warehousing
  • Streaming and real-time analytics
  • Data visualization

Lab : Explore Azure Synapse Analytics

Lab : Analyze streaming data

Lab : Visualize data with Power BI

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Identify common elements of a modern data warehousing solution
  • Describe key features for data ingestion pipelines
  • Identify common types of analytical data store and related Azure services
  • Provision Azure Synapse Analytics and use it to ingest, process, and query data
  • Compare batch and stream processing
  • Describe common elements of streaming data solutions
  • Describe features and capabilities of Azure Stream Analytics
  • Describe features and capabilities of Spark Structured Streaming on Azure
  • Describe features and capabilities of Azure Synapse Data Explorer
  • Describe a high-level process for creating reporting solutions with Microsoft Power BI
  • Describe core principles of analytical data modeling
  • Identify common types of data visualization and their uses
  • Create an interactive report with Power BI Desktop

Practical information

Duration

1 Day

Languages

EN

Price

€500,00 + 21% VAT

Location

Classroom/Online Courses

Schedule

Guaranteed to run

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