The Microsoft Azure Fundamentals (AZ-900) certification exam is a great way for someone new to the field of cloud computing to demonstrate knowledge, interest and experience to current or potential employers.
In this article, we will offer an overview of Microsoft Azure’s most popular certification — the Microsoft Certified Azure Fundamentals certification. We will answer various questions that candidates might have such as the domains, the target audience of the certification, the examination format and ways to train for the exam.
The Microsoft Azure Fundamentals (AZ-900) certification exam
The Microsoft Azure Fundamentals certification is intended for individuals looking to work with cloud-based solutions and services. It validates an individual’s foundational knowledge of cloud concepts, Azure services, workloads, security, privacy, pricing and support. In addition, individuals need to be familiar with concepts of networking, storage, compute, application support and application development.
Note: The Microsoft Azure Fundamentals certification is not a prerequisite for the Associate, Expert or Specialty certification exams.
Exam and domain overview
As of August 2020, the Microsoft Azure Fundamentals certification exam covers the four (4) different domains. We will briefly discuss the concepts tested in each domain of the exam. The four domains are as follows:
- 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 Life Cycles (20-25%)
Domain 1: Describe Cloud Concepts
This domain is designed primarily as an introduction to general cloud computing and types of services provided by cloud computing providers. It covers general cloud computing concepts, the benefits and considerations of cloud computing in the Microsoft Azure platform, types of cloud deployment models and cloud services.
It is also a good beginning for non-technical individuals looking to work with cloud-based solutions and services, as well as technical individuals looking (Read more...)
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