Microsoft Azure Exam certification notes Az-900

AZ-900 Exam Preparation Guide: Microsoft Azure Fundamentals

The Microsoft Azure Fundamentals(AZ-900) is a great way to start learning about cloud computing services and applications offered by Microsoft.

AZ-900 Exam Preparation Guide: Microsoft Azure Fundamentals

This certification exam helps you to get started and gives you industry recognition.

Microsoft offers free online training via Virtual sessions and there is Azure fundamentals Learning Path offered at Microsoft Learn.

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Here you can find the free study notes for the Microsoft Azure Fundamentals(AZ-900) Exam divided clearly by the topics of the Exam guide.

The Study Notes can help you guide through the Topics of the Fundamentals of Azure Certification Exam.

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Microsoft certification Exam Details:-

AZ-900 Exam Preparation Guide : Microsoft Azure Fundamentals

Skills measured for the Certification Exam are:-

Describe cloud concepts (15-20%)

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Please click here and go to the second chapter Describe core Azure services (30-35%)

Please click here and go to the third chapter Describe Security, Privacy, Compliance, and Trust (25-30%)

Please click here and go to the fourth chapter Describe Azure Pricing, SLA’S(20-25%)

Microsoft Azure Fundamentals Practise Exam Questions

Describe the benefits and considerations of using cloud services:-

  • Describe terms such as High Availability, Scalability, Elasticity, Agility, Fault-Tolerance, and Disaster Recovery
  • Describe the principles of economies of scale
  • Describe the differences between Capital Expenditure (CapEx) and Operational Expenditure (OpEx)
  • Describe the consumption-based model

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Describe the differences between Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS), Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) and Software-as-a-Service (SaaS):-

  • Describe Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS)
  • Describe Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS)
  • Describe Software-as-a-Service (SaaS)
  • Compare and contrast the three different service types

Describe the differences between Public, Private and Hybrid cloud models:-

  • Describe Public cloud
  • Describe Private cloud
  • Describe Hybrid cloud
  • Compare and contrast the three different cloud models

Describe core Azure services (30-35%)

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Describe the core Azure architectural components:-

  • Describe Regions
  • Describe Availability Zones
  • Describe Resource Groups
  • Describe Azure Resource Manager
  • Describe the benefits and usage of core Azure architectural components

Describe some of the core products available in Azure:-

  • Describe products available for Compute such as Virtual Machines, Virtual Machine Scale Sets, App Services, Azure Container Instances (ACI) and Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Describe products available for Networking such as Virtual Network, Load Balancer, VPN Gateway, Application Gateway and Content Delivery Network
  • Describe products available for Storage such as Blob Storage, Disk Storage, File Storage, and Archive Storage
  • Describe products available for Databases such as Cosmos DB, Azure SQL Database, Azure Database for MySQL, Azure Database for PostgreSQL, Azure Database Migration service
  • Describe the Azure Marketplace and its usage scenarios

Describe some of the solutions available on Azure

  • Describe Internet of Things (IoT) and products that are available for IoT on Azure such as IoT Hub and IoT Central
  • Describe Big Data and Analytics and products that are available for Big Data and Analytics such as HDInsight, and Azure Databricks
  • Describe Artificial Intelligence (AI) and products that are available for AI such as Azure Machine Learning Service and Studio
  • Describe Serverless computing and Azure products that are available for serverless computing such as Azure Functions, Logic Apps, and Event Grid
  • Describe DevOps solutions available on Azure such as Azure DevOps and Azure DevTest Labs
  • Describe the benefits and outcomes of using Azure solutions

Describe Azure management tools:-

  • Describe Azure tools such as Azure Portal, Azure PowerShell, Azure CLI and Cloud Shell
  • Describe Azure Advisor

Describe Security, Privacy, Compliance, and Trust (25-30%)

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Describe securing network connectivity in Azure:-

  • Describe Network Security Groups (NSG)
  • Describe Application Security Groups (ASG)
  • Describe User Defined Rules (UDR)
  • Describe Azure Firewall
  • Describe Azure DDoS Protection
  • Choose an appropriate Azure security solution

Describe core Azure Identity services:-

  • Describe the difference between authentication and authorization
  • Describe Azure Active Directory
  • Describe Azure Multi-Factor Authentication

Describe security tools and features of Azure:-

  • Describe Azure Security Center
  • Describe Azure Security Center usage scenarios
  • Describe Key Vault
  • Describe Azure Information Protection (AIP)
  • Describe Azure Advanced Threat Protection (ATP)

Describe Azure governance methodologies:-

  • Describe policies and initiatives with Azure Policy
  • Describe Role-Based Access Control (RBAC)
  • Describe Locks
  • Describe Azure Advisor security assistance
  • Describe Azure Blueprints

Describe monitoring and reporting options in Azure:-

  • Describe Azure Monitor
  • Describe Azure Service Health
  • Describe the use cases and benefits of Azure Monitor and Azure Service Health

Describe privacy, compliance and data protection standards in Azure:-

  • Describe industry compliance terms such as GDPR, ISO and NIST
  • Describe the Microsoft Privacy Statement
  • Describe the Trust center
  • Describe the Service Trust Portal
  • Describe Compliance Manager
  • Determine if Azure is compliant for a business need
  • Describe Azure Government cloud services
  • Describe Azure China cloud services

Describe Azure pricing, Service Level Agreements, and Lifecycles (20-25%)

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Describe Azure subscriptions:-

  • Describe an Azure Subscription
  • Describe the uses and options with Azure subscriptions such access control
  • and offer types
  • Describe subscription management using Management groups

Describe planning and management of costs:-

  • Describe options for purchasing Azure products and services
  • Describe options around Azure Free account
  • Describe the factors affecting costs such as resource types, services, locations, ingress and egress traffic
  • Describe Zones for billing purposes
  • Describe the Pricing calculator
  • Describe the Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) calculator
  • Describe best practices for minimizing Azure costs such as performing cost analysis, creating spending limits and quotas, using tags to identify cost owners, using Azure reservations and using Azure Advisor recommendations
  • Describe Azure Cost Management

Describe Azure Service Level Agreements (SLAs):-

  • Describe a Service Level Agreement (SLA)
  • Describe Composite SLAs
  • Describe how to determine an appropriate SLA for an application

Describe service lifecycle in Azure:-

  • Describe public and private preview features
  • Describe the term General Availability (GA)
  • Describe how to monitor feature updates and product changes

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