lab challenge

Microsoft Azure Architect Challenge

Up to 2h
Get challenged in a real environmentProve your skills in a real-world, provisioned environment.
Push your limitsComplete an unguided mission within the time limit.
See resultsTest your problem-solving skills and track your progress.


In this lab challenge, you will need to prove your general knowledge of content related to the AZ-303 certification. You'll be given a desired end state and be required to reach it using your knowledge of Microsoft Azure and relevant tools. While this lab challenge won't cover every topic needed to pass the AZ-303 exam it will be a good first step toward determining whether you're on the right path. The lab challenge simulates building a basic solution in a real-world scenario. As with any real-world scenario, this lab will not guide you through the steps needed to complete it.


Nov. 14th, 2021 - Allowed creation of VMs using SSH keys in addition to passwords


  • Familiarity with Azure networking, storage and computing and other concepts related to the Azure Architect Certification Exam
  • Familiarity with the Azure Portal and how to navigate within it
  • Completion of the Exam Preparation: Technologies for Microsoft Azure Architects learning path is recommended

Intended audience

  • Microsoft Azure architects
  • Candidates for the Microsoft Azure Architect certification

What will be assessed

  • Azure networking, storage and computing concepts
  • Azure Portal proficiency

About the author

Matt Martinez, opens in a new tab
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Learning paths

Matt has worked for multiple Fortune 500 companies as a DevOps Engineer and Solutions Architect. He is an AWS Certified DevOps Engineer - Professional, and an AWS Certified Solution Architect - Associate. He enjoys reading and learning new technologies.

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Microsoft Azure Architect Challenge