Master the Microsoft Azure platform and prepare for the AZ-304 certification exam by learning the key concepts needed to identify key stakeholder requirements and translate these into robust solutions Key FeaturesBuild secure and scalable solutions on the Microsoft Azure platformLearn how to design solutions that are compliant with customer requirementsWork with real-world scenarios to become a successful Azure architect, and prepare for the AZ-304 examBook Description The AZ-304 exam tests an architect's ability to design scalable, reliable, and secure solutions in Azure based on customer requirements. Exam Ref AZ-304 Microsoft Azure Architect Design Certification and Beyond offers complete, up-to-date coverage of the AZ-304 exam content to help you prepare for it confidently, pass the exam first time, and get ready for real-world challenges. This book will help you to investigate the need for good architectural practices and discover how they address common concerns for cloud-based solutions. You will work through the CloudStack, from identity and access through to infrastructure (IaaS), data, applications, and serverless (PaaS). As you make progress, you will delve into operations including monitoring, resilience, scalability, and disaster recovery. Finally, you'll gain a clear understanding of how these operations fit into the real world with the help of full scenario-based examples throughout the book. By the end of this Azure book, you'll have covered everything you need to pass the AZ-304 certification exam and have a handy desktop reference guide. What you will learnUnderstand the role of architecture in the cloudEnsure security through identity, authorization, and governanceFind out how to use infrastructure components such as compute, containerization, networking, and storage accountsDesign scalable applications and databases using web apps, functions, messaging, SQL, and Cosmos DBMaintain operational health through monitoring, alerting, and backupsDiscover how to create repeatable and reliable automated deploymentsUnderstand customer requirements and respond to their changing needsWho this book is for This book is for Azure Solution Architects who advise stakeholders and help translate business requirements into secure, scalable, and reliable solutions. Junior architects looking to advance their skills in the Cloud will also benefit from this book. Experience with the Azure platform is expected, and a general understanding of development patterns will be advantageous.
Gain in-depth knowledge of Azure fundamentals that will make it easy for you to achieve AZ-900 certification Key Features Get fundamental knowledge of cloud concepts and the Microsoft Azure platform Explore practical exercises to gain experience of working with the Microsoft Azure platform in the real world Prepare to achieve AZ-900 certification on the first go with the help of simplified examples covered in the book Book Description This is the digital and cloud era, and Microsoft Azure is one of the top cloud computing platforms. It's now more important than ever to understand how the cloud functions and the different services that can be leveraged across the cloud. This book will give you a solid understanding of cloud concepts and Microsoft Azure, starting by taking you through cloud concepts in depth, then focusing on the core Azure architectural components, solutions, and management tools. Next, you will understand security concepts, defense-in-depth, and key security services such as Network Security Groups and Azure Firewall, as well as security operations tooling such as Azure Security Center and Azure Sentinel. As you progress, you will understand how identity, governance, privacy, and compliance are managed in Azure. Finally, you will get to grips with cost management, service-level agreements, and service life cycles. Throughout, the book features a number of hands-on exercises to support the concepts, services, and solutions discussed. This provides you with a glimpse of real-world scenarios, before finally concluding with practice questions for AZ-900 exam preparation. By the end of this Azure book, you will have a thorough understanding of cloud concepts and Azure fundamentals, enabling you to pass the AZ-900 certification exam easily. What you will learn Explore cloud computing with Azure cloud Gain an understanding of the core Azure architectural components Acquire knowledge of core services and management tools on Azure Get up and running with security concepts, security operations, and protection from threats Focus on identity, governance, privacy, and compliance features Understand Azure cost management, SLAs, and service life cycles Who this book is for This Azure fundamentals book is both for those with technical backgrounds and non-technical backgrounds who want to learn and explore the field of cloud computing, especially with Azure. This book will also help anyone who wants to develop a good foundation for achieving advanced Azure certifications. There is no prerequisite for this book except a willingness to learn and explore cloud concepts and Microsoft Azure.
Direct from Microsoft, this Exam Ref is the official study guide for the new Microsoft AZ-303 Microsoft Azure Architect certification exam, and covers every single objective. Designed for modern IT professionals, this Exam Ref focuses on the critical thinking and decision-making acumen needed for success at the Microsoft Certified Expert level. Focus on the expertise measured by these objectives: Deploy and configure infrastructure Implement workloads and security Create and deploy apps Implement authentication and secure data Develop for the cloud and for Azure storage