DP-900 Exam Preparation: Microsoft Azure Data Fundamentals

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This learning path is designed to help you prepare for the DP-900 Microsoft Azure Data Fundamentals exam. Even if you don't plan to take the exam, these courses and hands-on labs will help you gain a solid understanding of Azure's data processing services.

This exam is part of Microsoft’s role-based certification program. Candidates who pass the DP-900 exam will earn the Microsoft Certified: Azure Data Fundamentals certification.

Learning Objectives

  • Describe core data concepts
  • Describe how to work with relational data on Azure
  • Describe how to work with non-relational data on Azure
  • Describe an analytics workload on Azure

Intended Audience

  • Both technical and non-technical people who want to demonstrate their knowledge of core data concepts and how they are implemented using Microsoft Azure data services
  • People preparing for Microsoft’s DP-900 exam


  • General technical knowledge would be helpful


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Training Content

Course - Beginner - 3m
DP-900 Exam Preparation: Introduction
This course introduces the "DP-900 Exam Preparation: Microsoft Azure Data Fundamentals" learning path.
Course - Beginner - 51m
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.
Exam - 30m
Knowledge Check: Overview of Azure Services
Knowledge Check: Overview of Azure Services
Course - Intermediate - 45m
Designing an Azure Data Implementation
In this Course, you will learn how to design a data implementation using the appropriate Azure services.
Course - Intermediate - 1h 5m
Designing Data Flows in Azure
In this Course, we're going to review the features, concepts, and requirements that are necessary for designing data flows and how to implement them in Microsoft Azure.
Course - Beginner - 1h 4m
Introduction to SQL
In this Course, you will learn how to read and write data using structures created with the language SQL.
Hands-on Lab - Beginner - 1h
Run Your First SQL Queries
In this lab, you will practice the basics of SQL by connecting to a Microsoft SQL Server instance and then creating, managing and viewing data using a combination of user interface tools and SQL queries.
Course - Intermediate - 1h 19m
Implementing Azure SQL Databases
This course explores how to plan and implement data platform resources specifically with regards to Azure SQL offerings.
Course - Intermediate - 1h 8m
Introduction to Azure Cosmos DB
This course shows how to make use of Cosmos DB's incredible flexibility and performance tools on Microsoft Azure.
Hands-on Lab - Intermediate - 2h
Working With Azure Cosmos DB
Learn how to manage Cosmos DB using the Azure Portal and CLI as you integrate Azure Functions with Cosmos DB change feed triggers to buy and sell stocks.
Course - Beginner - 35m
Introduction to Power BI
This Course gives you a solid foundation to begin your Power BI journey. Learn to use this powerful business intelligence solution from the ground up.
Resource - Not defined - 40m
Required Reading for DP-900 Exam
Exam - 1h
Cert Prep Exam: Microsoft Azure Data Fundamentals (DP-900)
Cert Prep Exam: Microsoft Azure Data Fundamentals (DP-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).