AZ-900 Exam Preparation: Microsoft Azure Fundamentals

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This Learning Path is designed to help you and your team prepare for the AZ-900 Microsoft Azure Fundamentals exam. Even if you don't plan to take the exam, these courses 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 four 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 the core Azure services, including compute, networking, storage, and databases. Then, we’ll cover security, privacy, compliance, and trust. Finally, we’ll go over Azure pricing and support.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand cloud concepts
  • Learn about core Azure services
  • Master security, privacy, compliance, and trust
  • Understand Azure pricing and support

Intended Audience

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


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Learning Path Steps

1 courses

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 courses

This course provides an introduction to Cloud Computing and its key concepts, deployment models, and service models.

3 courses

In this course, you'll learn the breadth of available Azure services and see how they can create more powerful business solutions.

4 courses

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

5 labs

In this lab, you'll learn how to configure and start your first Microsoft Azure Virtual Machine (VM) from the Azure portal.

6 courses

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

7 labs

In this lab, you will navigate the Microsoft Azure Portal and receive an introduction to core storage products provided by Azure.

8 courses

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,

9 labs

In this lab, you will navigate the Microsoft Azure Portal and receive an introduction to networking services as provided by Azure.

10 courses

In this course, you'll learn how to take advantage of security features and protect and secure your own cloud applications.

11 courses

This course explains Azure subscriptions and the options available that can be used to save money in an Azure deployment.

12 courses

This short course covers some additional topics you should review before taking the Microsoft AZ-900 exam.

13 exam-filled

Preparation Exam: Microsoft Azure Fundamentals (AZ-900)

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).

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