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Microsoft Azure WS-013T00-A (Azure Stack HCI)

Azure Stack HCI

Duration: 3 Days


This three-day course is intended primarily for IT Professionals who already have significant experience with managing an on-premises Windows Server environment. Its purpose is to cover advanced topics related to Windows Server software-defined datacenter, Azure Stack HCI, and other Azure Stack products.

The course also describes the use of existing Microsoft System Center products to implement and manage software-defined datacenters with Windows Server 2019. This course is advanced and is designed for people that want to run their virtual workloads on Windows Server 2019 at medium-to-large scale using software-defined datacenter and hyper-converged principles.

Why should you get WS-013T00-A certification?

  • Pass the WS-013T00-A exam and obtain Microsoft Azure certification.
  • Those with prior experience in managing an On-premises Windows Server environment can take up this course to grow their professional skill set and career in the field.
  • This course will help in unleashing
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  • Describe the Azure Stack portfolio, including Azure Stack HCI, Azure Stack Hub, and Azure Stack Edge
  • Describe the Azure Stack HCI core technologies and management tools.
  • Describe the process of a typical Azure Stack HCI implementation.

Who Should Attend

IT professionals who manage on-premises Windows Server environments and want to use Azure to manage server workloads and run their virtual workloads on Windows Server 2019. They also want to use existing Microsoft System Center products to implement and manage software-defined datacenters with Windows Server 2019.


  • Intermediate experience with managing Windows Server operating systems and Windows Server virtualized workloads in on-premises scenarios
  • Intermediate experience with common Windows Server management tools (implied by the first prerequisite)
  • Intermediate knowledge of core Microsoft compute, storage, networking, and virtualization technologies
  • Intermediate knowledge of Windows Server–based compute and storage high-availability technologies
  • Basic experience with implementing and managing Infrastructure as a service (IaaS) services in Microsoft Azure
  • Basic knowledge of Azure Active Directory (Azure AD)
  • Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft virtualization security-related technologies
  • Intermediate knowledge of PowerShell scripting and PowerShell Desired State Configuration (DSC)

Course Outline

Module 1: Introducing Azure Stack HCI

  • Overview of Azure Stack HCI
  • Overview of Azure Stack HCI Technologies
  • Overview of Azure Stack HCI Management Tools
  • Overview of the Azure Stack HCI Hybrid Capabilities

Module 2: Operating and maintaining Azure Stack HCI

  • Implementing and managing workloads on Azure Stack HCI
  • Maintaining Azure Stack HCI

Hands-On Lab: Using Windows Admin Center in Hybrid Scenarios

Module 3: Planning for and Implementing Azure Stack HCI Storage

  • Overview of Azure Stack HCI Storage Core Technologies
  • Planning for Storage Spaces Direct in Azure Stack HCI
  • Implementing a Storage Spaces Direct-based Hyper-Converged Infrastructure
  • Managing Storage Spaces Direct in Azure Stack HCI
  • Planning for and Implementing Storage QoS
  • Planning for and Implementing Storage Replica

Hands-On Lab: Implementing a Storage Spaces Direct Cluster

Module 4: Planning for and implementing Azure Stack HCI Networking

  • Overview of Azure Stack HCI Core Networking Technologies
  • Overview of network virtualization and Software-Defined Networking
  • Planning for and implementing Switch Embedded Teaming
  • Planning for and implementing Datacenter Firewall
  • Planning for and implementing Software Load Balancing
  • Planning for and implementing RAS Gateways

Hands-On Lab: Deploying Software-Defined Networking

About The Trainer

Sangram Rath

Sangram Rath

Sangram has 14 years of experience primarily in the Virtualization & Cloud Computing domain. He is a multi-cloud professional with around 8 years of experience in technologies such as AWS, Azure, OpenStack, GCP etc. He is experienced in architecting, implementing, migrating and administering workloads such as payment solutions, web servers and telecommunications software on AWS & Azure. He also has experience in monitoring Cloud infrastructure using vendor provided tools as well as tools like Nagios. He is actively involved in empowering himself with the latest Cloud technologies along with delivering training on the above Cloud technologies to individuals and corporates such as Cisco, Yahoo, Samsung R&D, TCS, Infosys, L&T, HCL. He has also authored a book called Hybrid Cloud Management with Red Hat CloudForms published by Packt. He holds various certifications some of them being:

  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate & Professional
  • Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert: Cloud Platform and Infrastructure (Charter Member)
  • Google Cloud Certified – Professional Cloud Architect & Associate Cloud Engineer
  • Mirantis Certified Administrator for OpenStack – Associate
  • VMware Certified Associate Cloud / vSphere 6.5 Foundations

He is a Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT).

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