This Microsoft Azure Fundamentals (AZ-900) course is designed to prepare non-technical professionals to use cloud-based solutions and services such as computing, storage, networking and security to power their organization’s processes. This course is an excellent way to prepare for the AZ-900 certification exam. No prerequisites required!
> Microsoft Azure Fundamentals is a foundational certification for professionals who will be working within the Microsoft Azure space. This certification proves that learners have a solid knowledge of cloud-based solutions and services specific to Microsoft’s Azure platform and it provides a pathway to more advanced Azure certifications.
What Has changed in the AZ900 Update?
The May 2022 update reduced the number of skills measured from 6 to 4 (as shown in the table below) and topics within each skill section were merged. Additionally, some topics were removed from the update. These include: Internet of Things (IoT), Azure Synapse, Machine learning, Logic Apps, Azure Devops, GitHub, Trust Center, and more.
What is Involved in this Microsoft Azure Fundamentals course?
Cybrary’s Microsoft AZ-900 focuses on the fundamentals of Microsoft Azure and how cloud-based solutions and services offered through this platform can improve the architecture and overall security of your organization. Throughout this course, learners will be given the opportunity to familiarize themselves with the overall look and feel of Azure, various Azure resources and services. In addditon, the course offers several labs that provide hands-on training towards mastering the Azure platform and exam.
By the end of this course, learners will be able to:
Recall the basic concepts of cloud computing and related cloud computing models.
Evaluate the strengths of using cloud based services within your organization.
Compare the benefits and drawbacks of various cloud service types (IaaS, PaaS, SaaS).
Identify the basic core components of Azure and related Azure services.
Analyze virtual machine and virtual networking options within the Azure framework.
Review various Azure storage services and available redundancy options.
Reflect on Azure security concepts and how defense in depth and Zero Trust fit within your network security plans.
Apply Azure management and governance standards based on Azure Policy and Azure Blueprints
Upon completion of this course, learners will have the knowledge and skills related to Microsoft Azure that are necessary to successfully pass the Microsoft Azure Fundamentals (AZ-900) exam. This certification is the first of several certifications that are available for the Azure platform.
Who Should Take this AZ-900 Course?
This Microsoft AZ-900 course is ideal for professionals who want to demonstrate that they have the foundational knowledge of cloud computing concepts specific to Azure, as well as those that have a desire to be AZ-900 certified. This course is designed to validate learners’ cloud knowledge and skill sets to current and potential employers, making them more attractive to hiring managers and recruiters. Learners taking this course are not required to have any previous IT experience, however it is helpful to have knowledge on basic IT.
What Can Someone Expect on the Microsoft Azure Fundamentals Exam (AZ-900)?
The Microsoft Azure fundamentals exam is an entry-level certification. Candidates for this certification are not required to have technical experience prior to taking the exam. There aren’t any prerequisites for taking this exam, nor is this exam a prerequisite for other Azure certification exams. However, passing this fundamentals exam will help prepare students for more advanced certifications. The exam covers all the basic fundamental subjects and concepts that one should know when pursuing a career in the cloud domain.
The AZ-900 exam was updated May 5, 2022 and is measured in three areas: Describe Cloud Concepts (25-30%), Describe Azure architecture and services (35-40%) and Describe Azure management and Governance (30-35%). The exam consists of 40-60 questions. Candidates can expect questions to include short answer, multiple choice, case studies, build list-reorder, hot area, active screen, lab based testing and drag and drop. A passing score of 700 is required for certification, and 45-65 minutes is allowed for the exam. The cost for this certification exam is $99.00.
How should someone prepare for the Microsoft Azure Fundamentals Exam (AZ-900)?
Learners who want to be Microsoft Certified: Azure Fundamentals will need to equip themselves with the right training and materials. Cybrary, one of the foremost online cybersecurity training websites, is pleased to provide students with the best training and materials to help students achieve their certifications.
> At Cybrary, we make it afforable, convenient and flexible for students to learn at their own pace online. In addition, Cybrary provides a practice test for AZ-900 that will help you to determine if you're ready for the real exam. Enrolling in this AZ-900 course is simple, just click on the Register button in the top right corner of the screen to get started.
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Certificate of Completion
Complete this entire course to earn a AZ-900 Microsoft Azure Fundamentals Certificate of Completion