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AZ-305 Exam Preparation: Designing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions
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This learning path is designed to help you prepare for the AZ-305 Designing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions exam. If you pass both the AZ-104 and AZ-305 exams, then you will earn the Microsoft Azure Solutions Architect Expert certification.

The AZ-305 exam replaces the older AZ-304 exam, which retired on March 31, 2022. This exam is part of Microsoft’s role-based certification program. It tests your knowledge of four subject areas. Here’s how we’ll cover them in this learning path. We’ll start with designing Azure identity, governance, and monitoring solutions. Next, we’ll show you how to design data storage solutions. After that, you’ll learn how to design business continuity solutions. Finally, we’ll cover how to design infrastructure solutions.

Learning Objectives

  • Design identity, governance, and monitoring solutions
  • Design data storage solutions
  • Design business continuity solutions
  • Design infrastructure solutions

Intended Audience

  • People who want to become Azure cloud architects
  • People preparing for Microsoft’s AZ-305 exam


  • General knowledge of IT architecture
  • Microsoft AZ-104 exam
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About the Author
Guy Hummel
Azure and Google Cloud Content Lead
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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).

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