AZ-304 Exam Preparation: Designing a Microsoft Azure Architecture

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Description

This learning path is designed to help you prepare for the AZ-304 Microsoft Azure Architect Design exam. If you pass both of the AZ-303 and AZ-304 exams, then you will earn the Microsoft Azure Solutions Architect Expert certification.

The AZ-303 and AZ-304 exams replace the older AZ-300 and AZ-301 exams, which will retire on September 30, 2020. These two exams are part of Microsoft’s role-based certification program. Candidates who pass both exams will earn the Microsoft Certified: Azure Solutions Architect Expert certification.

The AZ-304 exam tests your knowledge of five subject areas. Here’s how we’ll cover them in this learning path. We’ll start with designing Azure monitoring. Next, we’ll show you how to design for identity and security using Azure Active Directory. After that, you’ll learn how to design a data storage solution. Then, you’ll find out how to design a business continuity strategy using services such as Azure Site Recovery. Finally, we’ll cover how to design infrastructure.

Learning Objectives

  • Design monitoring
  • Design identity and security
  • Design data storage
  • Design business continuity
  • Design infrastructure

Intended Audience

  • People who want to become Azure cloud architects
  • People preparing for Microsoft’s AZ-304 exam

Prerequisites

  • General knowledge of IT architecture
  • Microsoft AZ-303 exam

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Learning Path Steps

1courses

This course introduces the "AZ-304 Exam Preparation: Designing a Microsoft Azure Architecture" learning path.

2courses

In this course, you'll learn how to configure monitoring and alerting for software applications in Azure, and how to implement autoscaling and automate system tasks,

3labs

Learn to leverage Azure Monitor to diagnose application and infrastructure with logs, query logs with Azure log queries, and leverage alerts and action groups

4courses

In this course, you'll learn about costing on Azure to ensure efficient optimization of budgets to push your enterprise to the max.

5courses

This course looks into how to capture log data and metrics from Azure services and feed this information into different locations for processing.

6courses

In this course, you'll learn how to implement and deploy identity management on Azure to better protect your organization with this expertly instructed training content.

7labs

Learn Role Based access control for the Microsoft Azure Cloud

8courses

In this course, you'll learn about Azure AD fundamentals and Cloud Security, and will gain an understanding of Identity Management.

9exam-filled

Knowledge Check: Azure Active Directory Security

10courses

In this course, you'll learn how to manage subscriptions and resource groups in Azure.

11courses

This course provides you with a basic understanding of all of the key security options and features available in Microsoft Azure.

12labs

Learn about Azure Key Vault to store keys/secrets used for encrypting an Azure Virtual Machine in a hands-on Lab environment

13courses

In this course, you will learn how to design a data implementation using the appropriate Azure services.

14exam-filled

Knowledge Check: Design Azure Data Implementation

15labs

Working with Azure Storage using PowerShell, you will explore the different storage types, manage storage account keys, and generate shared access signatures.

16courses

In this course, you'll learn the basic principles of designing data flows using the Azure platform.

17courses

The course begins with a brief review of Azure Storage Accounts and then drills down into the details of blobs storage services, highlighting the different kinds of blobs.

18courses

In this course, you will learn how to design a compute infrastructure using the appropriate Azure services.

19exam-filled

Knowledge Check: Design Azure Compute Infrastructure

21courses

This course is designed to give you a solid understanding of containers and how they are used in Azure DevOps.

22labs

This lab explores several key services that allow you to create containerized solutions in Azure.

23courses

In this course, you will learn how to design a network implementation using the appropriate Azure services.

24exam-filled

Knowledge Check: Design Azure Network Implementation

25courses

In this course, you will learn two different ways to connect virtual networks together in Azure.

26

In this lab challenge, you'll use your Azure networking knowledge to configure Virtual Networks to allow two virtual machines to communicate with each other.

27courses

This course is focused on creating practical solutions using Azure technologies in areas such as AI, messaging, the Internet of Things, and video media.

28labs

In this lab, you'll how to create workflows in Azure Logic Apps using variables and controls to develop complex workflows while integrating external services.

29courses

This course deals with how to deploy, configure, and manage some keys aspects of Azure API management (APIM).

30courses

This course provides an overview of the Azure Migrate offering and the various Azure Migrate integrations that are available.

32exam-filled

Cert Prep: Microsoft Azure Architect Design (AZ-304)

About the Author

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Guy launched his first training website in 1995 and he's been helping people learn IT technologies ever since. He has been a sysadmin, instructor, sales engineer, IT manager, and entrepreneur. In his most recent venture, he founded and led a cloud-based training infrastructure company that provided virtual labs for some of the largest software vendors in the world. Guy’s passion is making complex technology easy to understand. His activities outside of work have included riding an elephant and skydiving (although not at the same time).