Exam AZ-204: Developing Solutions for Microsoft Azure

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Overview

Overview

Candidates for this exam should have subject matter expertise designing, building, testing, and maintaining cloud applications and services on Microsoft Azure.

Responsibilities for an Azure Developer include participating in all phases of cloud development from requirements definition and design, to development, deployment, and maintenance. performance tuning, and monitoring.

Azure Developers partner with cloud solution architects, cloud DBAs, cloud administrators, and clients to implement solutions.

A candidate for this exam should have 1-2 years professional development experience and experience with Microsoft Azure. In addition, the role should have ability programming in a language supported by Azure and proficiency in Azure SDKs, Azure PowerShell, Azure CLI, data storage options, data connections, APIs, app authentication and authorization, compute and container deployment, debugging, performance tuning, and monitoring.

Skills Measured

  • Develop Azure compute solutions (25-30%)
  • Develop for Azure storage (10-15%)
  • Implement Azure security (15-20%)
  • Monitor, troubleshoot, and optimize Azure solutions (10-15%)
  • Connect to and consume Azure services and third-party services (25-30%)

Getting Started

Getting Started

  1. 6/22/2020, Trainings
    This exam measures your ability to accomplish the following technical tasks: develop Azure compute solutions; develop for Azure storage; implement Azure security; monitor,...

Learning Paths

Store data in Azure
Published: 1/31/2018, Length: 3:50:00

This learning path gets you started with the basics of storage management in Azure, Storage Account creation, and choices for data storage.

Levels: Beginner

Roles: Developer, Data Engineer

Modules

Manage resources in Azure
Published: 9/24/2018, Length: 5:02:00
Connect your services together
Published: 9/24/2018, Length: 3:31:00

Use Azure to create website front-ends, back-end services, and triggered functions that compute-on-demand and can also communicate with each other.

Levels: Beginner, Intermediate

Roles: Developer

Modules

Deploy a website with Azure virtual machines
Published: 9/24/2018, Length: 4:06:00

Learn to use a Windows or Linux Azure Virtual Machine to extend the website support that Azure provides.

Levels: Beginner

Roles: Developer

Modules

AZ-204 News

2/12/2019,
As a Microsoft employee who works with customers and a cloud enthusiast, I see it essential to be knowledgeable of how the cloud can bring the best value to the developer. Because of this, I am...