Mastering Azure Stack Edge Course


Azure Stack Edge represents the convergence of cloud and edge computing, enabling organizations to leverage the scalability, security, and versatility of Azure services right at the edge of their networks. With Azure Stack Edge, you can seamlessly extend the power of Azure to your local environments, empowering your organization to process, analyze, and act on data closer to the source. This has transformative implications for a multitude of industries.

This course will equip you with the knowledge and skills to effectively deploy, manage, and leverage Azure Stack Edge for on-premises data processing and edge computing. You will learn about the architecture, configuration, deployment, and optimization of Azure Stack Edge to harness the power of cloud services at the edge.


10 days

Who Should Attend:

  • IT professional
  • Data engineers
  • Cloud administrators
  • Business leaders.

Course Objectives

  • Gain a deep understanding of Azure Stack Edge and its myriad applications.
  • Learn how to set up and configure Azure Stack Edge in different deployment scenarios.
  • Master data transfer, caching, and synchronization on Azure Stack Edge.
  • Explore edge computing capabilities, containerization, virtual machines, and IoT solutions.
  • Develop and deploy custom edge solutions.
  • Acquire skills in networking, security, and monitoring for Azure Stack Edge.
  • Understand backup, disaster recovery, and troubleshooting strategies.
  • Discover real-world use cases and industry-specific applications.
  • Stay ahead of the curve by exploring future trends in edge technology.

Course Outline

Module 1: Introduction to Azure Stack Edge

  • Overview of Azure Stack Edge
  • Benefits and use cases of Azure Stack Edge
  • Comparison with other Azure Stack solutions

Module 2: Azure Stack Edge Architecture

  • Hardware and software components
  • Data processing units (DPU) and GPU acceleration
  • Security and compliance features

Module 3: Deployment and Setup

  • Initial configuration and setup
  • Preparing the environment for deployment
  • Azure Stack Edge models and hardware considerations
  • Deploying Azure Stack Edge in a data center or at the edge

Module 4: Configuration and Management

  • Azure Stack Edge Portal and management tools
  • Network configuration and connectivity
  • Integration with Azure services

Module 5: Edge Compute with Azure Stack Edge

  • Introduction to Azure Stack Edge compute capabilities
  • Running containerized applications
  • Creating virtual machines
  • Deploying IoT solutions

Module 6: Azure Stack Edge Networking

  • Networking concepts in Azure Stack Edge
  • Virtual Network setup
  • Network security and access control
  • VPN and Hybrid connectivity

Module 7: Data Ingestion and Processing

  • Data transfer methods (Azure Data Box, IoT Edge)
  • Creating and configuring Edge Compute and IoT modules
  • Optimizing data processing workflows

Module 8: Data Storage on Azure Stack Edge

  • Storage capabilities and options
  • Setting up Azure Blob and Azure Data Lake Storage on the edge
  • Data tiering and data replication

Module 9: Security and Compliance

  • Access control and identity management
  • Encryption and data protection
  • Compliance standards and best practices

Module 10: Monitoring and Troubleshooting

  • Azure Stack Edge monitoring tools
  • Log analysis and debugging
  • Performance optimization and troubleshooting tips

Module 11: Disaster Recovery and Backup

  • Backup strategies and policies
  • Disaster recovery planning
  • Azure Site Recovery integration

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FAQs & Course Administration Details:

This training can also be customized to suit the needs of your institution upon request. You can have it delivered in our IRES Training Centre or at a convenient location. For further inquiries, please contact us on Phone: +254 715 077 817 or Email: [email protected].
The instructor led trainings are delivered using a blended learning approach and comprise of presentations, guided sessions of practical exercise, web-based tutorials and group work. Our facilitators are seasoned industry experts with years of experience, working as professional and trainers in these fields. All facilitation and course materials will be offered in English. The participants should be reasonably proficient in English.
Upon successful completion of this training, participants will be issued with an Indepth Research Institute (IRES) certificate certified by the National Industrial Training Authority (NITA).
Payment should be transferred to IRES account through bank on or before start of the course. Send proof of payment to [email protected].
Accommodation and airport pickup are arranged upon request. For reservations contact the Training Officer. Email: [email protected] Phone: +254 715 077 817.