AZ-301: Microsoft Azure Architect Design

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  • advanced
  • azure-service-bus
  • azure-virtual-machines
  • azure-virtual-network
  • azure-site-recovery
  • azure-expressroute
  • azure-vpn-gateway
  • azure-kubernetes-service
  • azure-app-service
  • azure-application-gateway
  • azure-container-instances
  • azure-event-grid
  • azure-event-hubs
  • azure-functions
  • azure-logic-apps
  • azure-policy
  • azure-resource-manager
  • azure-cosmos-db
  • azure-sql-database
  • azure-storage
  • azure-active-directory
  • azure
  • THIS EXAM IS RETIRED. A replacement exam, AZ-304, is available. For more information, visit the AZ-304 exam details page.Candidates for this exam should have subject matter expertise in designing and implementing solutions that run on Microsoft Azure, including aspects like compute, network, storage, and security.Responsibilities for an Azure Solution Architect include advising stakeholders and translating business requirements into secure, scalable, and reliable cloud solutions.An Azure Solution Architect partners with cloud administrators, cloud DBAs, and clients to implement solutions.A candidate for this exam should have advanced experience and knowledge across various aspects of IT operations, including networking, virtualization, identity, security, business continuity, disaster recovery, data management, budgeting, and governance–this role should manage how decisions in each area affect an overall solution. In addition, this role should be proficient in at least one of these Azure knowledge domains: administration, development, or DevOps.

Learning paths

8 hr 59 min
Learn how to architect a secure, flexible, network infrastructure in Azure and connect on-premises networks to your Azure resources.
6 hr 20 min
Learn how to create reliable messaging for your applications, and how to take advantage of serverless application services in Azure.
3 hr 3 min
Learn how to architect API integration in Azure, and provide secure, scalable API access for your applications.
3 hr 56 min
Learn how to monitor, analyze, and manage the ongoing operation of your infrastructure in Azure.
6 hr 34 min
Learn how to build modern applications using PaaS services for applications, caching, containers and Kubernetes in Azure.
7 hr 57 min
Learn how to architect a data platform in Azure and build solutions to store relational and NoSQL data.
6 hr 36 min
Learn how to migrate resources to Azure, how to provide site recovery for your applications in Azure and on-premises, and how to your applications are available through service interruptions and changes in load.
6 hr 51 min
Learn how to architect compute infrastructure and solutions to automate your business processes in Azure.
4 hr 39 min
Learn how to architect storage solutions for your applications in Azure.