Microsoft Azure Data Fundamentals

In this training you will learn foundational knowledge about data services in the Microsoft Azure cloud. The training will introduce you to core data concepts such as relational and non-relational data, big data, and data analytics. You will explore data services, provision and deploy databases, and query data through cloud data solutions with Microsoft Azure. This training prepares you for the Azure Data Fundamentals exam and certification.

Here’s What You’ll Get

Live Training Days

Lab Assignments

Azure Sandbox

Practice Exam

Exam Voucher

Day Lab Access

Training Details

This training will get you fully up to speed with data services in the Microsoft Azure cloud.

You will learn all about relational and non-relational data, big data, data engineering and data analytics. You’ll also learn how Azure cloud services support data workloads, and how you can easily get started building a robust data infrastructure that harnesses cloud-scale power. 

As you progress through the training material, you will explore data services, provision and deploy relational and non-relational databases, and run queries to analyze business data.

As part of this training, you’ll receive an Azure Pass with credits to spend on your own cloud services. The pass is valid for 15 days.


Name: DP-900: Microsoft Azure Data Fundamentals

Format: Classroom

Content: training manual, online lab environment, Azure cloud credit and an exam voucher

Requirements: a laptop with a web browser. Chrome or Edge is recommended.

Support: Live classroom support

Associated certification: Microsoft Azure Data Fundamentals


Training Curriculum

Explore core data concepts

How is data defined and stored

Relational and non-relational data

Data workloads

Batch and streaming data 

Roles and responsibilities

Data job roles

Common tasks and tools

Relational data

Characteristics of relational data

Tables, indexes and views 

Relational data workloads

Non-relational data

Characteristics of non-relational data

Types of non-relational data

NoSQL databases

Data analytics

Data ingestion & processing

Data visualization

Data analytics

Relational data services

Relational data services in Azure

Provisioning & deploying options

Querying relational data 

Provisioning & deploying

Provisioning relational data services

Configuring relational data services

Connectivity issues

Data security

Querying relational data

The SQL language

Querying relational data 

Lab exercises

Deploying Azure SQL Database

Querying Azure SQL Database

Non-relational data services

Azure Table Storage

Azure Blob Storage

Azure File Storage

Azure CosmosDB

Provisioning & deploying

Provisioning non-relational data services

Configuring non-relational data services

Connectivity issues

Data security

Managing non-relational data stores

Managing CosmosDB

Managing Azure Storage

Lab exercises

Querying Azure CosmosDB

Querying Azure Blob Storage

Querying Azure File Storage

The Data Warehouse

Data warehouse concepts

Data warehouse services

Data warehouse architecture

Working with a data warehouse

Data ingestion in Azure

Data ingestion

Azure Data Factory

Loading data in a data warehouse

Data storage & processing

Azure data analytics

Azure Synapse Analytics

Power BI

Power BI services & applications

Power BI examples

How to create compelling visuals

Request A Classroom Training

Feel free to request a classroom training with me by filling in this contact form. I will contact you asap to discuss your business requirements, team size and preferred location of the training to make sure your team members get what they need.

A typical classroom training can usually be scheduled within 30 days and can accommodate up to 15 people on-site or online.

Looking For Something Else?


Is this classroom training not what you’re looking for? Then please check out my other Microsoft Fundamentals training courses.

I have learned so much from your courses, looking forward to more great content. Keep up the amazing work!

Adam Lindqvist

Frequently Asked Questions

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What is a classroom training?
A classroom training is a live event in which I will present the training lectures and help you complete the lab exercises. You will be sharing the classroom with your colleagues and learn together as a group.
Where is a classroom training conducted?
Depending on your needs, classroom trainings can be conducted on-site at your place of work, in a fully-equipped classroom at a training agency, or online in a multi-day Microsoft Teams or Zoom session.
Who should attend a classroom training?
A classroom training is ideal for tech professionals who can commit to full days of learning and want to learn together as a group.
How am I supported in a classroom training?
I will continuously support you live, because we’ll both be in the same physical or virtual classroom together.
What is a Microsoft training?
A Microsoft training is an official classroom training course from the Microsoft training catalog that will teach you essential tech skills and prepare you for a certification exam.
What's included in a Microsoft training?
You will receive online course content, access to an Azure sandbox environment, lab exercises, a practice exam and an exam voucher.
How long do I have access to a Microsoft training?
You have unlimited access to the training content, 180 days access to the lab environment and 30 days of access to the practice exam. The exam voucher is valid for a year.
How can my team and I attend a Microsoft training?
Please provide your requirements in the form on the training pages and I will contact you as soon as possible to plan and set up your training.
What is an online training?
In an online training you can study the training lectures and work on the lab assignments in your own time and at your own pace. You can spend as many or as little hours per week as you want on the training. This training format is ideal for tech professionals who have irregular work hours and cannot commit to a classroom training.
What's included in an online training?
You will receive prerecorded online video lectures, text lectures, multiple-choice quizzes and homework exercises.
How am I supported in an online training?
You are supported through email, and you can also book a 30-minute video support call with me if you want. I will help you with the training lectures and lab exercises and get you ready for your certification exams.
Who should attend an online training?
An online training is ideal for tech professionals who want to set their own learning pace and prefer to work independently with a bit of guidance and support throughout the training.
Are you a certified trainer?
Yes. I started classroom training in 1997 and obtained my Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT) credential in 2005. I currently have more than 25 years of training experience.
What is the maximum size for a classroom training?
It depends on the size of the classroom, the team and the complexity of the subject. But typically, groups of up to 15 students work best. If you have a larger group, it's best to split them over multiple training sessions.
Can you provide training in a non-English language?
Yes, I am fluent in English, Dutch and German thanks to a multilingual upbringing by my international family. I can provide any training in all three languages.
Will you travel to my country to provide a classroom training?
Yes. I am based in Amsterdam and often travel abroad to provide classroom training in other countries. I love meeting my students on-site, no matter where they live.