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Certification BootCamp for Exam AZ-304: Microsoft Azure Architect Design

Exam AZ-304

Duration: 4 Days

Description

This BootCamp course from CloudThat is for the new role based AZ-304 exam targeted for Azure Solution Architects. Taking this course and passing AZ-304 exam meets a part of the requirement for Microsoft Certified Azure Solutions Architect Expert Certification.

This course teaches Solutions Architects how to translate business requirements into secure, scalable, and reliable solutions. Lessons include design considerations related to logging, cost analysis, authentication and authorization, governance, security, storage, high availability, and migration. This role requires decisions in multiple areas that affect an overall design solution.

NOTE: The exam AZ-301 is soon going to be replaced with this new version AZ -304.

Course Outline

  • Module 1: Design a Compute Solution
  • Module 2: Design a Network Solution
  • Module 3: Design for Migration
  • Module 4: Design Authentication and Authorization
  • Module 5: Design Governance
  • Module 6: Design a Solution for Databases
  • Read more

Objectives

After successful completion of this BootCamp candidates will be able to:

  • Recommend solutions to minimize costs
  • Recommend a solution for Conditional Access, including multi-factor authentication
  • Recommend a solution for a hybrid identity including Azure AD Connect and Azure AD Connect
  • Recommend a solution for using Azure Policy
  • Recommend a solution that includes KeyVault
  • Recommend a solution that includes Azure AD Managed Identities
  • Recommend a storage access solution
  • Design an Azure Site Recovery solution
  • Recommend a solution for autoscaling
  • Recommend a solution for containers
  • Recommend a solution for network security
  • Recommend a solution for migrating applications and VMs
  • Recommend a solution for migration of databases

Who Should Attend

  • IT Professionals with expertise in designing and implementing solutions running on Microsoft Azure
  • Professionals who have broad knowledge of IT operations, including networking, virtualization, identity, security, business continuity, disaster recovery, data platform, budgeting, and governance
  • Azure Solution Architects use the Azure Portal and as they become more adept they use the Command Line Interface
  • Candidates must have expert-level skills in Azure administration and have experience with Azure development processes and DevOps processes

Prerequisites

Successful Azure Solution Architects start this role with experience on operating systems, virtualization, cloud infrastructure, storage structures, and networking.

  • Understanding of on-premises virtualization technologies, including: VMs, virtual networking, and virtual hard disks.
  • Understanding of network configuration, including TCP/IP, Domain Name System (DNS), virtual private networks (VPNs), firewalls, and encryption technologies.
  • Understanding of Active Directory concepts, including domains, forests, domain controllers, replication, Kerberos protocol, and Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP).
  • Understanding of resilience and disaster recovery, including backup and restore operations.

Course Outline

Module 1: Design a Compute Solution

  • Recommend a Solution for Compute Provisioning
  • Determine Appropriate Compute Technologies
  • Recommend a Solution for Containers
  • Recommend a Solution for Automating Compute Management

Hands-on Lab: Implementing Containers on Azure

  • Implement containers running in Azure VMs
  • Deploy containers to Azure Container Instances
  • Deploy containers to Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) clusters

Module 2: Design a Network Solution

  • Recommend a Solution for Network Addressing and Name Resolution
  • Recommend a Solution for Network Provisioning
  • Recommend a Solution for Network Security
  • Recommend a Solution for iInternete Connectivity and On-Premises Networks
  • Recommend a Solution for Automating Network Management
  • Recommend a Solution for Load Balancing and Rraffic Routing

Module 3: Design for Migration

  • Assess and On-Premises Servers and Applications for Migration
  • Recommend a Solution for Migrating Applications and VMs
  • Recommend a Solution for Migration of Databases

Module 4: Design Authentication and Authorization

  • Tips for Identity and Access Management
  • Recommend a Solution for Multi-Factor Authentication
  • Five Steps for Securing Identity Infrastructure
  • Recommend a Solution for Single-Sign On (SSO)
  • Recommend a Solution for a Hybrid Identity
  • Recommend a Solution for B2B Integration
  • Recommend a Hierarchical Structure for Management Groups

Hands-on Lab: Managing Azure AD Authentication and Authorization

  • Deploy an Azure VM hosting an AD DS domain controller
  • Create and configure an Azure AD tenant
  • Integrate an AD DS forest with an Azure AD tenant

Module 5: Design Governance

  • Recommend a Solution for using Azure Policy
  • Recommend a Solution for using Azure Blueprint

Module 6: Design a Solution for Databases

  • Select an Appropriate Data Platform Based on Requirements
  • Overview of Azure Data Storage
  • Recommend Database Service Tier Sizing
  • Dynamically Scale Azure SQL Database and Azure SQL Managed Instances
  • Recommend a Solution for Encrypting Data at Rest, Transmission, and In Use

Module 7: Select an Appropriate Storage Account

  • Understanding Storage Tiers
  • Recommend a Storage Access Solution
  • Recommend Storage Management Tools

Module 8: Design Data Integration

  • Recommend a Data Flow
  • Recommend a Solution for Data Integration

Module 9: Design a Solution for Logging and Monitoring

  • Azure Monitoring Services
  • Azure Monitor

Module 10: Design a Solution for Backup and Recovery

  • Recommend a Recovery Solution for Hybrid and On-Premises Workloads
  • Design and Azure Site Recovery Solution
  • Recommend a Solution for Recovery in Different Regions
  • Recommend a Solution for Azure Backup Management
  • Design a Solution for Data Archiving and Retention

Module 11: Design for High Availability

  • Recommend a Solution for Application and Workload Redundancy
  • Recommend a Solution for Autoscaling
  • Identify Resources that Require High Availability
  • Identify Storage Tpes for High Availability
  • Recommend a Solution for Geo-Redundancy of Workloads

Module 12: Design for Cost Optimization

  • Recommend Solutions for Cost Management
  • Recommended Viewpoints for Minimizing Costs

Module 13: Design an Application Architecture

  • Recommend a Microservices Architecture
  • Recommend an Orchestration Solution for Deployment of Applications
  • Recommend a Solution for API Integration

Hands-on Lab: Implement Azure Logic Apps Integration with Azure Event Grid

  • Integrate Azure Logic Apps with Event Grid
  • Trigger execution of Logic Apps in response to an event representing a change to a resource within a

Module 14: Design Security for Applications

  • Security for Applications and Services
  • Recommend a Solution using Key Vault
  • Recommend Solutions using Azure AD Managed Identities

About The Trainer

A Certified Microsoft Azure Professional

Other Details

Questions?

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FAQs

Who should take up Microsoft AZ-304 certification exam?

CloudThat’s Azure training course for the preparation of AZ-304 certification exam can be taken up by:

  • IT Professionals with expertise in designing and implementing solutions running on Microsoft Azure.
  • Professionals who have broad knowledge of IT operations, including networking, virtualization, identity, security, business continuity, disaster recovery, data platform, budgeting, and governance.
  • Azure Solution Architects use the Azure Portal and as they become more adept they use the Command Line Interface.
  • Candidates must have expert-level skills in Azure administration and have experience with Azure development processes and DevOps processes.

What is the time duration for Microsoft AZ-304 exam?

Candidates appearing for the AZ-304 exam will get 180 (30 minutes for feedback is included) minutes to complete the Microsoft Azure Solutions Architect exam.

How many questions are there in AZ-304 certification exam?

Candidates need to answer between 40-60 questions. However, the number of questions may change as and when changes in technology and job roles occur.

How much does the Microsoft Azure Solutions Architect certification exam cost in India?

The cost of the Microsoft Azure Solutions Architect Expert certification exam is ₹4800 in Bangalore and other Indian cities.
The exam cost is mostly priced according to the currency values in specific regions and countries. However, the exam prices are subject to change and may also vary depending on the additional taxes that may apply in some countries and regions.

What is the passing score to clear AZ-304 certification exam?

Candidates need to score 700 (on a scale of 1-1000) approx. to pass the Microsoft AZ-304 exam.

What is the AZ-304 exam retake policy?

  • Candidates must wait for 24 hours to retake the AZ-304 exam on failing in his/her first attempt. Also, candidates can log in to their certification dashboard to reschedule the exam.
  • The candidate must wait for at least 14 days to retake the exam for the third time on failing in their second attempt. The waiting period is the same while retaking the exam for the fourth and fifth times.
  • In a year, a candidate is allowed a maximum of 5 retakes. (One year is calculated from the day of the fifth unsuccessful exam attempt.)

What will you learn from CloudThat’s AZ-304 Microsoft Azure training course?

After completing CloudThat’s highly interactive AZ-304 exam training in Bangalore or other cities, you will be able to:

  • Design monitoring
  • Design identity and security
  • Design data storage
  • Design business continuity
  • Design infrastructure

Is CloudThat’s AZ-304 Azure training in Bangalore an accredited course?

Yes. Microsoft accredits all our training courses. We are a Microsoft Gold Partner and the winner of the Microsoft Learning Partner 2020 of the Year Finalist award.

How often CloudThat updates the Microsoft Azure online training course?

From time to time, Microsoft keeps on revising and updating the Azure certification exam syllabus according to changing technology trends and industry standards. At CloudThat, we have a dedicated team of highly experienced and Microsoft certified Azure subject matter experts who keep a close eye on the exam syllabus and updated the training course curriculum accordingly to keep it updated and relevant.

How to prepare for Microsoft AZ-304 exam?

To prepare for the AZ-304 certification and pass the exam successfully, candidates need to enroll in CloudThat’s Azure Solutions Architect certification training course in Bangalore. Our subject matter experts and certified Azure trainers offer training through online or instructor-led classes and provide relevant study material necessary to support your exam preparation. At CloudThat, you can strengthen your practical Azure skills through hands-on lab sessions and test your knowledge before the final exam through our testprep platform. Besides our training and assistance, candidates can also:
• Join online forum discussions and study groups to enrich your knowledge.
• Have a detailed understanding of the exam structure.
• Study Microsoft documentation along with relevant whitepapers and eBooks.

Which is the best Azure training provider in Bangalore?

CloudThat, a Microsoft Gold Partner and the winner of Microsoft Learning Partner 2020 of the Year Finalist award, is undoubtedly the best Azure training provider in Bangalore and other cities in India. CloudThat has trained over 350K+ IT professionals from fortune 500 companies in Cloud since 2012. From personalized mentoring to self-paced learning modules, we work towards providing a growth-oriented learning experience to nurture their future.
• CloudThat’s training modules are equipped with 50%-60% hands-on lab sessions.
• Highly interactive virtual and classroom teaching.
• Qualified instructor-led training and mentoring sessions.
• Practice lab and projects aligned to Azure learning modules.
• Integrated teaching assistance and support.

What are the different types of questions candidates need to answer in the Microsoft Azure AZ-304 Certification Exam?

The different types of AZ-304 exam questions that may appear in the real exam include:
• Multiple-choice questions
• Yes-No questions
• Drag and drop
• Reordering
• Case studies based MCQs

What is the validity of any Microsoft Azure certification?

Once the candidate gets Azure certified, the certificate remains valid for two years.

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