Azure Solutions Architect Expert

Azure Solutions Architect Expert

This exam is for the Azure Architect role and the Microsoft Certified: Azure Solutions Architect Expert certification.

Microsoft Azure Solutions Architects must have expertise in compute, network, storage, and security so that they can design solutions that run on Azure.

Candidates for this exam are Azure Solution Architects who advise stakeholders and translate business requirements into secure, scalable, and reliable solutions. Candidates should have advanced experience and knowledge across various aspects of IT operations, including networking, virtualization, identity, security, business continuity, disaster recovery, data management, budgeting, and governance. This role requires managing how decisions in each area affects an overall solution. Candidates must be proficient in Azure administration, Azure development, and DevOps, and have expert-level skills in at least one of those domains.

Certification Exams:

(1) Exam AZ-300: Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies

This exam measures your ability to accomplish the following technical tasks: deploy and configure infrastructure; implement workloads and security; create and deploy apps; implement authentication and secure data, and develop for the cloud and Azure storage.

(2) Exam AZ-301: Microsoft Azure Architect Design

This exam measures your ability to accomplish the following technical tasks: determine workload requirements; design for identity and security; design a data platform solution; design a business continuity strategy; design for deployment, migration, and integration; and design an infrastructure strategy.

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Exam AZ-300: Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies

Skills measured

The content of this exam was updated on December 4, 2019.

  • Deploy and configure infrastructure (25-30%)
  • Implement workloads and security (20-25%)
  • Create and deploy apps (5-10%)
  • Implement authentication and secure data (5-10%)
  • Develop for the cloud and for Azure storage (20-25%)

A NEW VERSION OF THIS EXAM, AZ-303, WILL BE AVAILABLE ON OR AROUND JUNE 29, 2020. You will be able to take this exam until it retires on or around September 30, 2020.
Additionally, the content of this exam will be updated on June 2, 2020. Please download the skills measured document below to see what will be changing.

Please click here to download the exam skills outline.

Exam AZ-301: Microsoft Azure Architect Design

Skills measured

The content of this exam was updated on December 4, 2019.

  • Determine workload requirements (10-15%)
  • Design for identity and security (20-25%)
  • Design a data platform solution (15-20%)
  • Design a business continuity strategy (15-20%)
  • Design for deployment, migration, and integration (10-15%)
  • Design an infrastructure strategy (15-20%)

A NEW VERSION OF THIS EXAM, AZ-304, WILL BE AVAILABLE ON OR AROUND JUNE 29, 2020. You will be able to take this exam until it retires on or around September 30, 2020. Please download the skills measured document below to see what will be changing.
Please click here to download the exam skills outline.

Candidates for this exam are Azure Solution Architects who advise stakeholders and translate business requirements into secure, scalable, and reliable solutions. Candidates should have advanced experience and knowledge across various aspects of IT operations, including networking, virtualization, identity, security, business continuity, disaster recovery, data management, budgeting, and governance. This role requires managing how decisions in each area affect an overall solution. Candidates must be proficient in Azure administration, Azure development, and DevOps, and have expert-level skills in at least one of those domains.