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Month: September 2019

Azure Fundamentals

Interested in the cloud, but aren’t quite sure what it can do for you? Microsoft Learn is the place to start. Microsoft Learn is an free interactive sandbox for learning new skills. Over 62 Azure modules: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/learn/azure/. Good learning path to start:

Azure Fundamentals https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/learn/paths/azure-fundamentals/

In this learning path, you will:

  • Learn cloud concepts such as High Availability, Scalability, Elasticity, Agility, Fault Tolerance, and Disaster Recovery
  • Understand the benefits of cloud computing in Azure and how it can save you time and money
  • Compare and contrast basic strategies for transitioning to the Azure cloud
  • Explore the breadth of services available in Azure including compute, network, storage and security

Once you complete this learning path, you will have the necessary knowledge to take the AZ900 Microsoft Azure Fundamentals Exam.

Microsoft Certified Azure Fundamentals

Prove that you understand cloud concepts, core Azure Services, Azure pricing and support, and the fundamentals of cloud security, privacy, compliance, and trust.

Required exams: AZ-900

Courses:

  1. Azure fundamentals https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/learn/paths/azure-fundamentals/
  2. AZ-900: Microsoft Azure Fundamentals Exam Prep https://www.udemy.com/course/az900-azure

How to Learn Azure?

Docs – The Azure documentation is the most comprehensive and current resource you’ll find. Many of the tutorials in the docs include the ability to launch Cloud Shell alongside the tutorial steps. This new site replaces the old MSDN Library and provides a vastly improved experience.

Videos – Azure FridayAzure Microsoft MechanicsTuesdays with CoreyCloud Tech 10, Azure this Month.

Microsoft Learn – is a carefully planned, comprehensive set of educational resources that lead to certification based on industry-defined roles and the specific skills needed to perform those roles. The roles you can be certified in include Administrator, Developer, Data Engineer, Data Scientist, Business Analyst, Solutions Architect, AI Engineer. Go and start learning: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/learn/

Courses

  1. Architecting Distributed Cloud Applications by Jeffrey Richter https://www.edx.org/course/architecting-distributed-cloud-applications-4
  2. Introduction to Azure https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/learn/azure
  3. Azure Courses @ Pluralsight https://www.pluralsight.com/partners/microsoft/azure
  4. Azure Courses @ Udemy https://www.udemy.com/topic/microsoft-azure/

Microsoft Certifications

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/learn/certifications/

Microsoft Certifications Levels

Microsoft has certification paths for many technical job roles. Each of these certifications consists of passing a series of exams to earn certification. Microsoft certifications are organized into three levels: Fundamental, Associate, and Expert.

Resources:

  1. https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/learn/certifications/
  2. https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/learn/
  3. https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/learn/azure/

Azure Certification Paths 2019

Paths for Administrators/Developers/Architects:

 

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