In addition to their professional experience, students who attend this training should already have the following technical knowledge: Understanding of on-premises virtualization technologies including: virtual machines, virtual networking, and virtual hard disks. Understanding of network configuration including: TCP/IP, DNS, virtual private networks, firewalls, and encryption technologies. Understanding of websites including: create, configure, monitor and deploy a website on Internet Information Services (IIS). Understanding of Active Directory concepts including: Domains, Forests, Domain Controllers, replication, Kerberos, and LDAP. Understanding of database concepts including: Tables, queries, Structured Query Language (SQL), and database schemas ,Understanding of resilience and disaster recovery including: backup and restore operations. Students who attend this training can meet the prerequisites by attending the following course, or obtaining equivalent knowledge and skills: Completing the MCSA certification in Windows Server 2012. Completing the 10979 Azure Essentials course.