Azure AZ-900 Exam Preparation Guide (Microsoft Azure Fundamentals)

I am delighted to share that I passed the AZ-900 Microsoft Azure Fundamentals certification with flying colours with just one week of preparation. I am here to share my experience and thoughts on how I did it and what strategies I followed in order to achieve my Microsoft certification.

This is my first Azure certification and I passed with 930 score in just one week.

If I can do it, so do you. I advise all the techies out there who wanted start their journey in Cloud Computing to start with this awesome Az-900 certification from Microsoft.

Moreover, You can get this certification for free just by attending an online event from the Microsoft.

How to get free Certification Voucher/discount From the Microsoft?

Step 1:- Register yourself in One of the Online Events.

Step 2:- Email will be sent with personalised link to attend the Events.

Step 3:- Attend the Event Session 1:- for 3 hrs

Step 4:- Attend the Event Session 2 :- For 2 hrs

Step 5 :- Wait for 5 days and register for the Exam (AZ-900) with the same email you used to attend the event to claim the discount of ($99 USD)

Exam Details:-

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%)

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

This certification exam helps you to get started in the Azure cloud and gives you an industry recognition.

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

My strategy:-

I attended a free online Virtual training event offered by Microsoft and the event is 5 hrs long with lot of practical activities taught by Microsoft experts.

Next I took the official exam guide and started preparing according to the topics listed and learnt the topics in depth.

I booked the exam and gave myself a 5 days time to prepare and understand the topics individually and as a whole.

I took free Microsoft Azure Account subscription to get my hands dirty with some of the popular Azure services as I prepare for the Exam.

To make each and every concept clear, I took the certification notes from

The certification notes is divided according to the topics covered in the exam study guide with clear explanations in a easy to understand manner.

After that you can find plenty of practice questions on the internet to familiarise with the exam pattern.

Practise Tests for Azure -900

On the exam Day:-

Be calm and composed .

Under current circumstances, it is great that we can take the exam at home without the hassle of going to the test centre.

You can book your exam online with plenty of slots available at all the times.

Go through your exam notes and develop your own mind map to make all the concepts come together.

The exam will be around 40 -60 questions with 85 minutes time.

According to me the exam was to test the basic knowledge of the Azure platform and its services. The exam was bit tricky but with proper preparation nothing is hard.

Some of the questions really test the in-depth knowledge about the services offered by Microsoft Azure and how you can make use of the platform to serve the clients by justifying their business needs.

What you will get after the Exam

Finally, at the end of the day after passing the exam successfully you will be able to receive your certificate in the matter of minutes.

You can go to you certification dashboard to check you scorecard along with claiming your certificate.

You will be able to claim your Acclaim badge through the link sent to your email.

Microsoft Azure fundamentals exam badge

All the best to everyone who are aiming to be Azure certified and be on top of the cloud.

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