Month: September 2019

Learning path for Azure Developer

Microsoft Certified: Azure Developer Associate

Microsoft Azure Developers design, build, test, and maintain cloud solutions, such as applications and services, partnering with cloud solution architects, cloud DBAs, cloud administrators, and clients to implement these solutions.

Required exams: Exam AZ-203

Courses:

  1. Azure fundamentals https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/learn/paths/azure-fundamentals/
  2. Create serverless applications https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/learn/paths/create-serverless-applications/
  3. Connect your services together https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/learn/paths/connect-your-services-together/
  4. Work with relational data in Azure https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/learn/paths/work-with-relational-data-in-azure/
  5. Store data in Azure https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/learn/paths/store-data-in-azure/
  6. Deploy a website with Azure virtual machines https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/learn/paths/deploy-a-website-with-azure-virtual-machines/
  7. Deploy a website to Azure with Azure App Service https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/learn/paths/deploy-a-website-with-azure-app-service/
  8. Manage resources in Azure https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/learn/paths/manage-resources-in-azure/
  9. Secure your cloud data https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/learn/paths/secure-your-cloud-data/
  10. Work with NoSQL data in Azure Cosmos DB https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/learn/paths/work-with-nosql-data-in-azure-cosmos-db/
  11. Extract knowledge and insights from your data with Azure Databricks https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/learn/paths/data-science/
  12. Perform data engineering with Azure Databricks https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/learn/paths/data-engineering-with-databricks/
  13. Introduction to machine learning with Python and Azure Notebooks https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/learn/paths/intro-to-ml-with-python/

Learning path for Azure Administrator

Microsoft Certified: Azure Administrator Associate

An Azure Administrator is responsible for implementing, monitoring, and maintaining Microsoft Azure solutions, including major services related to compute, storage, network, and security.

Required exams: Exam AZ-103

Courses:

  1. Azure fundamentals https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/learn/paths/azure-fundamentals/
  2. Secure your cloud data https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/learn/paths/secure-your-cloud-data/
  3. Manage resources in Azure https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/learn/paths/manage-resources-in-azure/
  4. Administer infrastructure resources in Azure https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/learn/paths/administer-infrastructure-resources-in-azure/
  5. Administer containers in Azure https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/learn/paths/administer-containers-in-azure/
  6. Build applications with Azure DevOps https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/learn/paths/build-applications-with-azure-devops/

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.

Courses:

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

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://www.microsoft.com/en-us/learning/certification-overview.aspx
  2. https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/learning/browse-all-certifications.aspx
  3. https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/learning/azure-exams.aspx
  4. https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/learn/azure/

Azure Certification Paths 2019

Paths for Administrators/Developers/Architects:

 

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