AZ-900 Microsoft Azure Fundamentals Exam Quick Prep

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AZ-900 Azure fundamentals exam is intended for candidates with non-technical backgrounds, such as those involved in selling or purchasing cloud-based solutions and services, as well as those with a technical background who have a need to validate their foundational-level knowledge around cloud services and Azure.

This course starts off by setting up a blueprint of what the course covers and how you will travel through the concepts. You will begin by exploring the benefits of cloud services and how as-a-service offerings function. You will further cover cloud models and core Azure architectural components. In the concluding modules, you will understand the Internet of Things (IoT) on Azure along with monitoring tools in Azure.

There are four main parts to the course, first, you will learn cloud concepts, followed by acquiring core Azure services. Then, you will learn security, privacy, compliance, and trust in Azure. Finally, you will look at Azure pricing and support.

The course comes bundled with Azure real-world examples to help you master Microsoft Azure at the same time help you in clearing the AZ-900 exam.

By the end of this course, you will become skilled enough to confidently appear and pass the Microsoft Azure fundamentals examination in your first attempt.

What You Will Learn

  • Get well-versed with core Azure services and architecture components
  • Deploy an Azure virtual network, use Azure load balancer and VPN gateway
  • Provision a storage account and an Azure file share
  • Implement Azure database migration services
  • Understand Azure pricing and support options in Azure Cloud
  • Understand security, privacy, compliance, and trust in Azure


The course is intended for a broader audience to help them learn Azure concepts quickly, crack the AZ-900 certificate exam, and earn the badge students willing to get certified from Microsoft, anyone who wants to build carrier in cloud Services, IT employees seeking promotion in their current role, a system administrator who are using cloud services in their day-to-day life, technology lovers who want to learn the latest technology and keep themselves up to date, will be highly benefitted from this course.

The zeal to learn new concepts and stay up to date are the only prerequisites required.

About The Author

Vijay Saini: Vijay Saini is an accomplished IT professional who brings a wealth of expertise to the table. With a diversified background across multiple domains, Vijay has proven himself a valuable asset to his current role as a leading cloud service provider. His strong focus on automation has resulted in significant cost savings for the business, making him a valuable asset to the team.

Vijay is highly knowledgeable in the areas of Microsoft Azure, cloud technologies, DBMS, and Python, and is a specialist in automation using PowerShell. With a passion for teaching, Vijay has leveraged e-learning platforms to share his expertise with others, helping them develop their own skills and knowledge.

Table of contents

  1. Chapter 1 : Course Introduction
    1. Course Introduction and Structure
    2. About Exam AZ-900: Microsoft Azure Fundamentals
  2. Chapter 2 : Getting Started with Azure
    1. How to Create your Free Azure Account
    2. Azure Portal Walk-Through
  3. Chapter 3 : Understanding Cloud Computing Concepts
    1. Section Introduction
    2. Essential Cloud Terminology
    3. What is Cloud
    4. Why Cloud? Benefits and Considerations of Using Cloud Services
    5. Different Cloud Deployment Models
    6. Different Cloud Service Models
  4. Chapter 4 : Core Architectural Components of Azure
    1. Azure Subscriptions
    2. Azure Management Groups
    3. Resource Group
  5. Chapter 5 : Understand Core Azure Services - Compute
    1. Core Azure Products - Compute
    2. Create a Virtual Machine (Basic Options)
    3. Create a Virtual Machine (Advanced Options)
    4. Virtual Machine Walkthrough
    5. Creating a Virtual Machine Using Azure PowerShell
  6. Chapter 6 : Core Azure Products – Compute (App Service and Serverless Computing)
    1. Azure Container Instances
    2. Serverless Computing
    3. Introduction to Azure App Service
    4. Brief Overview of Azure App Service
  7. Chapter 7 : Understand Core Azure Services – Networking Services
    1. Core Azure Architectural Components
    2. Core Azure Products – Networking
    3. Securing Network Connectivity
    4. Azure DNS
    5. Virtual Network Gateway and VNET Peering
  8. Chapter 8 : Understand Core Azure Services - Storage
    1. Core Azure Products - Storage
    2. Core Azure Products - Database
    3. Importance of Storage
    4. Create Storage Account
    5. Understanding Storage Redundancy Options
    6. Introduction to Azure File Sync
    7. AzCopy
    8. Shared Access Keys
    9. Shared Access Signature
  9. Chapter 9 : Azure Identity, Access, and Security
    1. Core Identity Services
    2. Zero Trust Model
    3. Defense in depth
  10. Chapter 10 : Cost Management in Azure
    1. Factors that Affect Cost in Azure
    2. Pricing Calculator and the Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) Calculator
    3. Use Azure Cost Management + Billing to Control Spending
    4. Purpose of Tags in Azure
  11. Chapter 11 : Azure for Governance and Compliance
    1. Azure Governance Methodologies
    2. Security Tools and Features of Azure
  12. Chapter 12 : Features and Tools for Managing and Deploying Azure Resources
    1. Azure Management Tools
    2. What Is Azure Resource Manager?
    3. ARM Template Overview
  13. Chapter 13 : Monitoring Tools in Azure
    1. Monitoring and Reporting Options in Azure

Product information

  • Title: AZ-900 Microsoft Azure Fundamentals Exam Quick Prep
  • Author(s): Vijay Saini
  • Release date: July 2022
  • Publisher(s): Packt Publishing
  • ISBN: 9781800206175