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AZ-900 Azure Fundamentals Guide

By Osmanys from AzureGuru
November 09, 2020
5 min read

Microsoft has defined a set of exams to certify roles in Browse Certifications and Exams and allows us to choose according to our interests. I consider that is useful to start with AZ-900 Microsoft Azure Fundamentals to consolidate concepts.

Azure Certification RoadMap

Study guide

Describe cloud concepts (20-25%)

Identify the benefits and considerations of using cloud services

  • Identify the benefits of cloud computing, such as high availability, scalability, elasticity, agility, and disaster recovery
  • Top benefits of cloud computing
  • Examples of cloud computing
  • Identify the differences between Capital Expenditure (CapEx) and Operational Expenditure (OpEx)
  • Microsoft Learn: Cloud Concepts – Principles of cloud computing
  • Describe the consumption-based model
  • Azure pricing

Describe the differences between categories of cloud services

Describe the differences between types of cloud computing

Describe core Azure services (15-20%)

Describe the core Azure architectural components

Describe core resources available in Azure

Describe Core Solutions and Management Tools on Azure (10-15%)

Describe core solutions available on Azure

Describe Azure management tools

Describe General Security and Network Security Features (10-15%)

Describe Azure security features

  • Describe basic features of Azure Security Center, including policy compliance, security alerts, secure score, and resource hygiene
  • Azure Security Center
  • Describe the functionality and usage of Key Vault
  • Key Vault
  • Describe the functionality and usage of Azure Sentinel
  • Azure Sentinel
  • Describe the functionality and usage of Azure Dedicated Hosts
  • Azure Dedicated Hosts

Describe Azure network security

Describe Identity, Governance, Privacy, and Compliance Features (20-25%)

Describe core Azure identity services

Describe Azure governance features

Describe privacy and compliance resources

Describe Azure cost management and Service Level Agreements (10-15%)

Describe methods for planning and managing costs

Describe Azure Service Level Agreements (SLAs) and service lifecycles

The previous study guide covered all the general topics and concepts necessary to take the exam.

Summary

This short article provides enough study guide to help those interested get certified. I hope you enjoy learning about Microsoft Azure and I wish you good luck in the AZ-900 Microsoft Azure Fundamentals.


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