Exam Ref AZ-203: Developing Solutions for Microsoft Azure

Book description

Prepare for Microsoft Exam AZ-203—and help demonstrate your real-world mastery of Microsoft Azure solutions development. Designed for working Azure developers, this Exam Ref focuses on the critical thinking and decision-making acumen needed for success at the Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate level.

 

Focus on the expertise measured by these objectives:

• Develop Azure Infrastructure as a Service compute solutions

• Develop Azure Platform as a Service compute solutions

• Develop for Azure storage

• Implement Azure security

• Monitor, troubleshoot, and optimize solutions

• Connect to and consume Azure and third-party services

 

This Microsoft Exam Ref:

• Organizes its coverage by exam objectives

• Features strategic, what-if scenarios to challenge you

• Assumes you want to show your ability to design and build diverse Microsoft Azure cloud solutions, and successfully participate in all phases of their development.

 

About the Exam

Exam AZ-203 focuses on knowledge needed to implement solutions using VMs and containers; implement batch jobs; create Azure App Service apps; implement Azure functions; develop solutions with storage tables, Cosmos DB, relational databases, or blobs; implement authentication, access control, and secure data solutions; support app and service scalability; integrate caching and content delivery; instrument solutions; develop App Service Logic Apps; integrate Azure Search; establish API gateways; and develop event- and message-based solutions.

 

About Microsoft Certification

Passing this exam fulfills your requirements for the Microsoft Certified: Azure Developer Associate credential, demonstrating your readiness to design, build, test, and maintain Microsoft Azure cloud solutions, and partner with other cloud professionals and clients to implement them. This exam is also a prerequisite for the Microsoft Certified: Azure DevOps Engineer Expert credential.

See full details at: microsoft.com/learn

Table of contents

  1. Cover Page
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Dedication
  5. Contents at a Glance
  6. Contents
  7. Acknowledgments
  8. About the Author
  9. Introduction
  10. Important: How to use this book to study for the exam
  11. Chapter 1 Develop Azure Infrastructure as a Service Compute Solution
    1. Skill 1.1: Implement solutions that use virtual machines (VM)
    2. Skill 1.2: Implement batch jobs by using Azure Batch Services
    3. Skill 1.3: Create containerized solutions
    4. Chapter summary
    5. Thought experiment
    6. Thought experiment answers
  12. Chapter 2 Develop Azure Platform as a Service compute solution
    1. Skill 2.1: Create Azure App Service web apps
    2. Skill 2.2: Create Azure App Service mobile apps
    3. Skill 2.3: Create Azure App Service API apps
    4. Skill 2.4: Implement Azure Functions
    5. Chapter summary
    6. Thought experiment
    7. Thought experiment answers
  13. Chapter 3 Develop for Azure storage
    1. Skill 3.1: Develop solutions that use storage tables
    2. Skill 3.2: Develop solutions that use Cosmos DB storage
    3. Skill 3.3: Develop solutions that use a relational database
    4. Skill 3.4: Develop solutions that use blob storage
    5. Chapter summary
    6. Thought experiment
    7. Thought experiment answers
  14. Chapter 4 Implement Azure security
    1. Skill 4.1: Implement authentication
    2. Skill 4.2: Implement access control
    3. Skill 4.3: Implement secure data solutions
    4. Chapter summary
    5. Thought experiment
    6. Thought experiment answers
  15. Chapter 5 Monitor, troubleshoot, and optimize Azure solutions
    1. Skill 5.1: Develop code to support scalability of apps and services
    2. Skill 5.2: Integrate caching and content delivery within solutions
    3. Skill 5.3: Instrument solutions to support monitoring and logging
    4. Chapter summary
    5. Thought experiment
    6. Thought experiment answers
  16. Chapter 6 Connect to and consume Azure services and third-party services
    1. Skill 6.1: Develop an App Service Logic App
    2. Skill 6.2: Integrate Azure Search within solutions
    3. Skill 6.3: Establish API Gateways
    4. Skill 6.4: Develop event-based solutions
    5. Skill 6.5: Develop message-based solutions
    6. Chapter summary
    7. Thought experiment
    8. Thought experiment answers
  17. Index
  18. Code Snippets

Product information

  • Title: Exam Ref AZ-203: Developing Solutions for Microsoft Azure
  • Author(s): Santiago Fernández Muñoz
  • Release date: November 2019
  • Publisher(s): Microsoft Press
  • ISBN: 9780135986127