AZ-900 Exam Preparation: Microsoft Azure Fundamentals

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Description

This learning path is designed to help you prepare for the AZ-900 Microsoft Azure Fundamentals exam. Even if you don't plan to take the exam, these courses, hands-on labs, and quizzes will help you gain a solid understanding of Microsoft Azure. Candidates who pass the AZ-900 exam will earn the Microsoft Certified Azure Fundamentals certification.

The AZ-900 exam tests your knowledge of three subject areas. Here’s how we’ll cover them in this learning path. We’ll start by going over general cloud concepts, so you don’t need to have any previous cloud experience. Next, we’ll dive into the specifics of Microsoft Azure, starting with Azure architecture and services. Finally, we’ll cover Azure management and governance.

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Learning Objectives

  • Understand cloud concepts
  • Understand Azure architecture and services
  • Understand Azure management and governance

Intended Audience

  • People who want to gain an understanding of Azure fundamentals
  • People preparing for Microsoft’s AZ-900 exam

Prerequisites

  • None — this is a foundation-level learning path

Certificate

Your certificate for this learning path

Training Content

1
Course - Beginner - 3m
AZ-900 Exam Prep - Introduction
This introduction to the AZ-900 Exam Preparation learning path gives an overview of the requirements for the Microsoft AZ-900 exam and how they will be covered.
2
Course - Beginner - 36m
Cloud Fundamentals
This course covers a wide range of Cloud-related topics and provides you with a solid foundation of knowledge.
3
Exam - 35m
Knowledge Check: What is Cloud Computing?
Knowledge Check: What is Cloud Computing?
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Course - Beginner - 51m
FREE
Overview of Azure Services
This course gives an overview of the services available on Azure and shows how to create virtual machines and web apps using the Azure CLI and Azure Portal.
5
Exam - 35m
Knowledge Check: AZ-900 Overview of Azure Services (1 of 2) - Core Services
Knowledge Check: AZ-900 Overview of Azure Services (1 of 2) - Core Services
6
Exam - 20m
Knowledge Check: AZ-900 Overview of Azure Services (2 of 2) - Security and Management
Knowledge Check: AZ-900 Overview of Azure Services (2 of 2) - Security and Management
7
Hands-on Lab - Beginner - 1h 30m
Start Your First Azure Virtual Machine (Windows)
In this lab, you'll learn how to configure and start your first Microsoft Azure Virtual Machine (VM) from the Azure portal.
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Course - Beginner - 7m
Azure Virtual Machine Availability and Scalability Solutions
In this short course, you’ll learn about three Azure features that can be used to improve availability and scalability for virtual machines: availability sets, availability zones, and scale sets.
9
Hands-on Lab - Beginner - 1h
Understanding Core Azure Storage Products
In this lab, you will navigate the Microsoft Azure Portal and receive an introduction to core storage products provided by Azure.
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Course - Beginner - 14m
Introduction to Azure App Service
This course explores Azure App Service, which makes deploying a web application as easy as possible by managing the underlying infrastructure for you.
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Course - Beginner - 14m
Introduction to Azure Networking
In this course, I’ll give an overview of Azure Virtual Networks, virtual subnets, VNet peering, Azure DNS, Azure VPN Gateway, Azure ExpressRoute, and private endpoints.
12
Hands-on Lab - Beginner - 1h 40m
Understanding Core Azure Networking Products
In this lab, you will navigate the Microsoft Azure Portal and receive an introduction to networking services provided by Azure.
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Course - Beginner - 16m
Overview of Azure Active Directory
This course covers the purpose of Azure Active Directory, ways to make your authentication more robust, Azure AD services that can increase your security and expand your access, and how you can use Azure AD Domain Services to support legacy authentication methods.
14
Course - Beginner - 7m
A Quick Introduction to Role-Based Access Control
This short course will explain how you can use Role-Based Access Control to give different levels of access to different types of users, such as developers, end users, and administrators.
15
Course - Beginner - 6m
Zero Trust and Defense in Depth on Azure
This short course explains how to use the concepts of zero trust and defense in depth to protect your Azure resources from attackers who breach your perimeter network.
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Course - Intermediate - 24m
Managing Azure Costs
In this course, you’ll learn how to forecast Azure costs, choose the right subscription and purchasing options, track spending, and use cost reduction strategies.
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Exam - 25m
Knowledge Check: Managing Azure Costs
Knowledge Check: Managing Azure Costs
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Course - Beginner - 8m
AZ-900 Exam Prep - Additional Topics
This short course covers some additional topics you should review before taking the Microsoft AZ-900 exam.
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Exam - 20m
Knowledge Check: AZ-900 Exam Prep - Additional Topics
Knowledge Check: AZ-900 Exam Prep - Additional Topics
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Resource - Beginner - 15m
Required Reading for AZ-900
Before taking Microsoft's AZ-900 exam, you should read the documentation at the following links to familiarize yourself with these topics.
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Exam - 1h
Cert Prep: Microsoft Azure Fundamentals (AZ-900)
Cert Prep: Microsoft Azure Fundamentals (AZ-900)
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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).