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AZ-900 | Microsoft Azure Fundamentals

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11 hours 8 minutes

About Course

The Azure Fundamentals certification validates foundational knowledge of Azure cloud services. These courses by Microsoft Press cover the key concepts covered in the AZ-900 exam, which you must pass to earn this certification.

AZ-900 | Exam topics:

Skills measured as of October 28, 2022

  • Describe cloud concepts (25–30%)
  • Describe Azure architecture and services (35–40%)
  • Describe Azure management and governance (30–35%)

Study guide for Exam AZ-900: Microsoft Azure Fundamentals | Microsoft Learn

What Will You Learn?

  • Candidates for this exam should have foundational knowledge of cloud services and how those services are provided with Microsoft Azure. The exam is intended for candidates who are just beginning to work with cloud-based solutions and services or are new to Azure.
  • Azure Fundamentals exam is an opportunity to prove knowledge of cloud concepts, Azure services, Azure workloads, security and privacy in Azure, as well as Azure pricing and support. Candidates should be familiar with the general technology concepts, including concepts of networking, storage, compute, application support, and application development.
  • Azure Fundamentals can be used to prepare for other Azure role-based or specialty certifications, but it is not a prerequisite for any of them.
  • Book the Exam from the official Microsoft Site: https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/certifications/exams/az-900/

Material Includes

  • Microsoft Learn Path: https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/training/paths/microsoft-azure-fundamentals-describe-cloud-concepts/
  • Test yourself: https://www.examtopics.com/exams/microsoft/az-900/view/

Requirements

  • Internet
  • Azure Subscription (Optional)

Course Content

Describe cloud concepts (25–30%)
Describe cloud computing Define cloud computing Describe the shared responsibility model Define cloud models, including public, private, and hybrid Identify appropriate use cases for each cloud model Describe the consumption-based model Compare cloud pricing models Describe the benefits of using cloud services Describe the benefits of high availability and scalability in the cloud Describe the benefits of reliability and predictability in the cloud Describe the benefits of security and governance in the cloud Describe the benefits of manageability in the cloud Describe cloud service types Describe infrastructure as a service (IaaS) Describe platform as a service (PaaS) Describe software as a service (SaaS) Identify appropriate use cases for each cloud service (IaaS, PaaS, SaaS)

  • What is Cloud Computing
    25:03
  • Identify Cloud Computing Benefit
    24:11
  • How to create a free Azure Subscription
    19:24
  • Cloud Consumption Model
    20:02
  • How to Become an Azure Cloud Engineer
    11:27
  • Describe Cloud Computing Quiz

Describe Azure architecture and services (35–40%)

Describe the core architectural components of Azure
Describe Azure architecture and services (35–40%)

Describe Azure compute and networking services
Describe Azure architecture and services (35–40%) Compare compute types, including container instances, virtual machines (VMs), and functions Describe VM options, including Azure Virtual Machines, Azure Virtual Machine Scale Sets, availability sets, and Azure Virtual Desktop Describe resources required for virtual machines Describe application hosting options, including the Web Apps feature of Azure App Service, containers, and virtual machines Describe virtual networking, including the purpose of Azure Virtual Networks, Azure virtual subnets, peering, Azure DNS, Azure VPN Gateway, and Azure ExpressRoute Define public and private endpoints

Describe Azure storage services

Describe Azure identity, access, and security

Describe Azure management and governance (30–35%)
Describe cost management in Azure Describe factors that can affect costs in Azure Compare the Pricing calculator and the Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) calculator Describe the Azure Cost Management and Billing tool Describe the purpose of tags Describe features and tools in Azure for governance and compliance Describe the purpose of Azure Blueprints Describe the purpose of Azure Policy Describe the purpose of resource locks Describe the purpose of the Service Trust Portal Describe features and tools for managing and deploying Azure resources Describe the Azure portal Describe Azure Cloud Shell, including Azure CLI and Azure PowerShell Describe the purpose of Azure Arc Describe Azure Resource Manager and Azure Resource Manager templates (ARM templates) Describe monitoring tools in Azure Describe the purpose of Azure Advisor Describe Azure Service Health Describe Azure Monitor, including Log Analytics, Azure Monitor alerts, and Application Insights

Describe cost management in Azure

Describe features and tools in Azure for governance and compliance

Describe features and tools for managing and deploying Azure resources

Describe monitoring tools in Azure

Instructors

Mohammed Saleh

Mohammed Saleh

Cloud Solutions Architect at Microsoft
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5 Courses

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  1. MZ

    mahmoud zahran

    8 months ago
    Overall, I think this course was a great introduction to azure-fundamentals and I would recommend it to anyone who wants to learn the basics

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