Exam AZ-900: Microsoft Azure Fundamentals

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Overview

Overview

Candidates for this exam should have foundational knowledge of cloud services and how those services are provided with Microsoft Azure.

Azure Fundamentals exam is an opportunity to prove knowledge of cloud concepts, core Azure services, Azure pricing, SLA, and lifecycle, and the fundamentals of cloud security, privacy, compliance, and trust.

This exam is intended for people beginning to work with cloud-based solutions and services. Candidates should be able to demonstrate a fundamental knowledge of cloud concepts, as well as Azure services, workloads, security, privacy, pricing, and support. In addition, you should be familiar with 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.

Skills Measured

  • Describe cloud concepts (15-20%)
  • Describe core Azure services (30-35%)
  • Describe security, privacy, compliance, and trust (25-30%)
  • Describe Azure pricing Service Level Agreements, and Lifecycles (20-25%)

Getting Started

Getting Started

  1. 11/5/2019, Video, 0:45:00
    In this session MVP and MCT Tim Warner walks you through everything you need to know to earn your Microsoft Azure Fundamentals certification badge. No previous Microsoft Azure...
  2. 6/24/2020, Trainings
    Interested in the cloud, but aren't quite sure what it can do for you? This path is the place to start.

Learning Paths

Explore Microsoft Azure cloud concepts (AZ-900)
Published: 10/11/2020, Length: 1:39:00

Interested in the cloud, but aren't sure what it can do for you? Come explore cloud concepts, the benefits of cloud computing in Azure, and learn how Azure can save you time and money.

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course, however students with some IT knowledge or experience will find the concepts easier to understand.

Distinguish Microsoft Azure Core Services (AZ-900)
Published: 10/11/2020, Length: 2:33:00

In this learning path, you will learn about core Microsoft Azure architectural components, core Azure services and solutions, and various management tools that are available to both manage and configure Azure.

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course, however students with some IT knowledge or experience will find the concepts easier to understand.

Examine Microsoft Azure security, privacy, compliance, and trust (AZ-900)
Published: 10/11/2020, Length: 2:40:00

This learning path will discuss how every business solution needs to be secure. Whether your company is in a regulated industry that has compliance requirements, or you need to protect sensitive customer data.

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course, however students with some IT knowledge or experience will find the concepts easier to understand.

Review Microsoft Azure pricing, service level agreements, and lifecycles (AZ-900)
Published: 10/11/2020, Length: 1:45:00

We will examine factors that affect Azure costs and how you can minimize costs. Additionally, we will explore Azure support plans, Azure SLAs, and the service lifecycle in Azure.

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course, however students with some IT knowledge or experience will find the concepts easier to understand.

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