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Azure certification exams

Developing Microsoft Azure Solutions

Exam: 70-532

This exam is for candidates who are experienced in designing, programming, implementing, automating, and monitoring Microsoft Azure solutions. Candidates should also be proficient with development tools, techniques, and approaches used to build scalable and resilient solutions.

Exam 70-532 includes such topics as: Creating and managing Azure Resource Manager Virtual Machines; designing and implementing a storage and data strategy; managing identity, application, and network services; designing and implementing Azure PaaS compute, web and mobile services.

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Implementing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions

Exam: 70-533

This exam is for candidates who are experienced in implementing an infrastructure solution in Microsoft Azure. Candidates have experience implementing and monitoring cloud and hybrid solutions as well as supporting application lifecycle management.

Exam 70-533 includes such topics as: Designing and implementing Azure App Service apps; creating and managing Azure Resource Manager Virtual Machines; designing and implementing a storage strategy; implementing an Azure Active Directory; implementing virtual networks; and designing and deploying ARM templates.

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Architecting Microsoft Azure Solutions

Exam: 70-534

This exam is for candidates who are interested in validating their Microsoft Azure solution design skills. Candidates should know the features and capabilities of Azure services to be able to identify tradeoffs and make decisions for designing public and hybrid cloud solutions.

Exam 70-534 includes such topics as: Designing Azure Resource Manager (ARM) networking; securing resources; designing an application storage and data access strategy; designing advanced applications; designing Azure Web and Mobile Apps; and designing a management, monitoring, and business continuity strategy.

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Designing and Implementing Cloud Data Platform Solutions

Exam: 70-473

This exam is for candidates who are interested in validating their skills in designing and implementing Microsoft data platform solutions. Candidates for this exam will have relevant work experience in on-premises and cloud-based platform solutions.

Exam 70-473 includes topics such as: Designing and implementing database solutions for SQL Server and SQL Database; managing database management systems security; designing for high availability, disaster recovery, and scalability; and monitoring and managing database implementations on Azure.

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Designing and Implementing Big Data Analytics Solutions

Exam: 70-475

This exam is targeted towards data management professionals, data architects, data scientists, and data developers who design big data analytics solutions on Microsoft Azure. Candidates for this exam should have relevant work experience in big data analytics solutions.

Exam 70-475 includes such topics as: Designing big data batch processing and interactive solutions; designing big data real-time processing solutions; and operationalizing end-to-end cloud analytics solutions.

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