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Understanding Cloud Architect Technology Solutions


Welcome to Understanding Microsoft Azure Architecture Technologies. This course is designed to help students prepare for Microsoft’s Azure Solutions Architect technical certification exam AZ-300: Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies.

This course is intended for IT professionals and developers with experience and knowledge across various aspects of IT operations, including networking, virtualization, identity, security, business continuity, disaster recovery, data management, budgeting, and governance.

The AZ-300 certification exam measures a students ability to accomplish certain technical tasks for Azure Architect job role. The Azure Architect job role is as follows:

An Azure Solution Architect advises stakeholders and translates business requirements into secure, scalable, and reliable solutions.
 
Azure Solution Architects have advanced experience and knowledge across various aspects of IT operations, including networking, virtualization, identity, security, business continuity, disaster recovery, data management, budgeting, and governance. This role requires managing how decisions in each area affects an overall solution.
 
Azure Solution Architects must be proficient in Azure administration, Azure development, and DevOps, and have expert-level skills in at least one of those domains.

The certification exam measures your ability to accomplish certain technical tasks for the Azure Architect job role. This course is aligned into six study areas and designed to support the certification objectives. Below is a list of the six study areas:

• Study Area: Deploying and Configuring Infrastructure

• Study Area: Implementing Workloads and Security

• Study Area: Cloud Architect Technology Solutions

• Study Area: Creating and Deploying Apps

• Study Area: Implementing Authentication and Secure Data

• Study Area: Developing for the Cloud

Below is a summary of the course modules contained in this course aligned to the six study areas.

Study Area: Deploying and Configuring Infrastructure

This topic area includes the following modules:

• Module 1 - Managing Azure Subscriptions and Resources

• Module 2 - Implementing and Managing Storage

• Module 3 - Deploying and Managing Virtual Machines (VMs)

• Module 4 - Configuring and Managing Virtual Networks

• Module 5 - Managing Identities

Study Area: Implementing Workloads and Security

This topic area includes the following modules:

• Module 6 - Evaluating and Performing Server Migration to Azure

• Module 7 - Implementing and Managing Application Services

• Module 8 - Implementing Advanced Virtual Networking

• Module 9 - Securing Identities using Azure

Study Area: Foundational Cloud Architect Technology Solutions

This topic area includes the following topics:

• Selecting Compute and Storage Solutions

• Hybrid Networking

• Measuring Throughput and Structure of Data Access

Study Area: Creating and Deploying Apps

This topic area includes the following modules:

• Module 11 - Creating Web Applications using PaaS

• Module 12 - Creating Apps and Services Running on Service Fabric

• Module 13 - Using Azure Kubernetes Service

Study Area: Implementing Authentication and Secure Data

This topic area includes the following modules:

• Module 14 - Implementing Authentication

• Module 15 - Implementing Secure Data

Study Area: Developing for the Cloud

This topic area includes the following modules:

• Module 16 - Developing Long-Running Tasks and Distributed Transactions

• Module 17 - Configuring a Message-Based Integration Architecture

• Module 18 - Developing for Asynchronous Processing

• Module 19 - Developing for Autoscaling

• Module 20 - Developing Azure Cognitive Services Solutions

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