AZ-900 Azure Fundamentals Guide
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. Study guide Describe cloud concepts (20-25%) Identify the benefits and considerations of using cloud services 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 the benefits and usage of Virtual Machines, Azure App Services, Azure Container Instances (ACI), Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS), and Windows Virtual Desktop Azure Compute Virtual Machines App Service Container Instances Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) Windows Virtual Desktop (WVD) Describe as the benefits and usage of Virtual Networks, VPN Gateway, Virtual network peering, and Express Route Networking Virtual Network About Azure VPN gateway Virtual network peering Azure ExpressRoute Describe the benefits and usage of Container (Blob) Storage, Disk Storage, File Storage, and storage tiers Storage Blob Storage Disk File Azure Blob storage: hot, cool, and archive access tiers Describe the benefits and usage of Cosmos DB, Azure SQL Database, Azure Database for MySQL, and Azure Database for PostgreSQL, and SQL Managed Instance Welcome to Azure Cosmos DB Azure SQL Database Azure Database for MySQL Azure Database for PostgreSQL What is Azure SQL Managed Instance? Describe the benefits and usage of Azure Marketplace Azure Marketplace 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.
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.