Are you ready to elevate your expertise in designing cloud and hybrid solutions on Azure?
The Azure Solutions Architect Expert Certification exam measures your ability to accomplish the following technical tasks: design identity, governance, and monitoring solutions; design data storage solutions; design business continuity solutions; and design infrastructure solutions.
We just published a 10-hour course on the freeCodeCamp.org YouTube channel that will prepare you to pass this certification exam. This course is your key to mastering the essentials of Microsoft Azure.
Andrew Brown of ExamPro created this course. He has created a ton of popular exam prep courses that have helped thousands of people get industry certification.
This course is not just a series of lectures; it's a journey through the vast landscape of Azure architecture. The course covers all the topics you need to learn to pass the AZ-305 exam. Here are the topics in the course:
☁️ Introduction: Begin your journey with a detailed breakdown of the exam guide, offering insights into what to expect and how to navigate through the course effectively. Explore the Sandbox feature, an essential tool for practical learning.
☁️ Identity Solutions: Delve into the world of Microsoft Entra ID, understanding its recent name change, applications, and compare AD vs. AAD. This section thoroughly covers Tenant, Users, Groups, and aspects of Access Rights, along with Single Sign-On and Conditional Access.
☁️ Role-based Access Control: Discover the various Azure roles and their functionalities. Learn about Access Controls, Classic Administrators, Azure RBAC, and the nuances of Azure Policies vs. Azure Roles RBAC.
☁️ Azure Policies: A dedicated section to understand Azure Policy Scope and the anatomy of Azure Policy Definition Files, alongside configuring these policies for optimal cloud governance.
☁️ Azure Resource Manager & ARM Templates: These sections are vital for understanding resource management and deployment in Azure. Learn about Azure Management Groups, Subscriptions, Resource Tags, and more. ARM Templates will guide you through resource, parameter, and function management in Azure.
☁️ Monitoring Solutions: Gain expertise in Azure Monitor, its data stores, logs, and analytics. This module includes detailed lessons on Azure Sentinel and Application Insights.
☁️ Identity Management Best Practices: A crucial part of the course focusing on principles like the least privilege and Privileged Identity Management, ensuring a strong foundation in identity security.
☁️ Azure Key Vault & Integration with On-premises Solutions: Understand the mechanics and pricing of Azure Key Vault and learn about integrating Azure solutions with on-premise infrastructures.
☁️ Comprehensive Coverage on Azure Services: The course extends into detailed explorations of Azure SQL Database, Azure Synapse Analytics, Azure Data Factory, Azure Databricks, Azure Data Lake, Cosmos DB, and Azure Cache for Redis. Each of these sections is meticulously designed to provide you with a deep understanding of Azure's data services.
☁️ Specialized Azure Modules: Learn about Azure's specialized services like Azure Virtual Machines, Azure App Service, Azure Container Instances, Azure Functions, and Azure Front Door, along with Azure CDN and Azure Service Bus. These modules offer a deep dive into specific Azure services, enhancing your architectural skills.
☁️ Migration and Connectivity Solutions: Equip yourself with knowledge on Azure Cloud Adoption Framework, Azure Migrate, and connectivity solutions like VNets and Subnets.
☁️ Network Security and Load Balancing: Understand how to optimize network security through Azure Firewall and Network Security Groups, and master load balancing and routing solutions.
Whether you're aiming to pass the AZ 305 certification or seeking to enhance your Azure expertise, this course is your comprehensive guide to success.
Watch the full course on the freeCodeCamp.org YouTube channel (10-hour watch).