Exam Ref AZ-303 Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies

Book description

Prepare for Microsoft Exam AZ-303–and help demonstrate your real-world mastery of architecting high-value Microsoft Azure solutions for your organization or customers. 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

This Microsoft Exam Ref:

  • Organizes its coverage by exam objectives

  • Features strategic, what-if scenarios to challenge you

  • Assumes you are an IT professional who wants to demonstrate your ability to design modern Microsoft Azure solutions involving compute, network, storage, and security

About the Exam

Exam AZ-303 focuses on knowledge needed to analyze resource usage; create and configure storage accounts and VMs; automate VM deployments and implement VM solutions; create and manage virtual networks; manage Azure AD and hybrid identities; migrate servers to Azure; configure serverless computing; implement app load balancing; integrate on-premises and virtual networks; manage RBAC; implement MFA; create web apps with PaaS; design and develop containerized apps; implement authentication and secure data solutions; build solutions with Cosmos DB or RDBMSes; configure message-based integration architecture; and develop for autoscaling.

About Microsoft Certification

Passing this exam fulfills your Azure Solutions Architect Associate certification, demonstrating your expertise in compute, network, storage, and security for designing modern cloud-based solutions that run on Microsoft Azure.

See full details at: microsoft.com/learn

Table of contents

  1. Cover Page
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Contents at a glance
  5. Contents
  6. Acknowledgments
  7. About the Authors
  8. Introduction
    1. Organization of this book
    2. Preparing for the exam
    3. Microsoft certifications
    4. Quick access to online references
    5. Errata, updates, & book support
    6. Stay in touch
  9. Chapter 1 Implement and monitor an Azure Infrastructure
    1. Skill 1.1: Implement cloud infrastructure monitoring
    2. Skill 1.2: Implement storage accounts
    3. Skill 1.3: Implement VMs for Windows and Linux
    4. Skill 1.4: Automate deployment and configuration of resources
    5. Skill 1.5: Implement virtual networking
    6. Skill 1.6: Implement Azure Active Directory
    7. Skill 1.7: Implement and manage hybrid identities
    8. Chapter summary
    9. Thought experiment
    10. Thought experiment answers
  10. Chapter 2 Implement management and security solutions
    1. Skill 2.1: Manage workloads in Azure
    2. Skill 2.2: Implement disaster recovery using Azure Site Recovery
    3. Skill 2.3: Implement application infrastructure
    4. Skill 2.4: Manage security for applications
    5. Skill 2.5: Implement load balancing and network security
    6. Skill 2.6: Integrate an Azure virtual network and an on-premises network
    7. Skill 2.7: Implement and manage Azure governance solutions
    8. Skill 2.8: Manage Role-Based Access Control (RBAC)
    9. Chapter summary
    10. Thought experiment
    11. Thought experiment answers
  11. Chapter 3 Implement Solutions for Apps
    1. Skill 3.1: Implement an Application Infrastructure
    2. Skill 3.2: Implement Container-based Applications
    3. Chapter summary
    4. Thought experiment
    5. Thought experiment answers
  12. Chapter 4 Implement and manage data platforms
    1. Skill 4.1: Implement NoSQL Databases
    2. Skill 4.2: Implement Azure SQL Databases
    3. Chapter summary
    4. Thought experiment
    5. Thought experiment answers
  13. Index
  14. Code Snippets

Product information

  • Title: Exam Ref AZ-303 Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies
  • Author(s): Mike Pfeiffer, Derek Schauland, Nicole Stevens, Gurvinder Singh
  • Release date: December 2020
  • Publisher(s): Microsoft Press
  • ISBN: 9780137330027