Microsoft Transition Exam: Certified Azure Solutions Architect Expert

- Only 3 Days

Gain the skills necessary to earn Microsoft's Azure Solutions Architect Expert Certification on this accelerated transition course.

This course is only for you if you have already passed exam 70-535: Architecting Microsoft Azure Solutions. If you have not passed this exam, you should explore the full Azure Solutions Architect Expert Certification track

On this course, you will build on your Azure Solutions skillset, learning the full capabilities required to be an Azure Solutions Architect. Your expert Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT) will immerse you in the curriculum with Firebrand's unique Lecture | Lab | Review technique, helping you to build and retain information faster. You'll also have 24/7 lab access at the training centre, so you can test your skills and make the most of your stay.

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You'll learn how to:

  • Determine Workload Requirements
  • Design for Identity and Security
  • Design a Business Continuity Strategy
  • Implement Workloads and Security
  • Implement Authentication and Secure Data
  • Develop for the Cloud

You'll benefit from the latest Microsoft Official Curriculum and Official practice papers, as Firebrand is a Microsoft Learning Partner.

You'll also be prepared for exam AZ-302: - currently in beta. You'll sit this exam at the Firebrand Training Centre during the course, covered by your Certification Guarantee.

If you're an Azure Solutions Architect who manages cloud services that span across a variety of cloud capabilities and have passed 70-535, this course is ideal for you.

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Seven reasons why you should sit your course with Firebrand Training

  1. You'll be Azure Solutions Architect Expert certified in just 3 days. With us, you’ll be Azure Solutions Architect Expert trained in record time
  2. Our Azure Solutions Architect Expert course is all-inclusive. A one-off fee covers all course materials, exams, accommodation and meals. No hidden extras
  3. Pass Azure Solutions Architect Expert first time or train again for free. This is our guarantee. We’re confident you’ll pass your course first time. But if not, come back within a year and only pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs
  4. You’ll learn more. A day with a traditional training provider generally runs from 9am – 5pm, with a nice long break for lunch. With Firebrand Training you’ll get at least 12 hours/day quality learning time, with your instructor
  5. You’ll learn Azure Solutions Architect Expert faster. Chances are, you’ll have a different learning style to those around you. We combine visual, auditory and tactile styles to deliver the material in a way that ensures you will learn faster and more easily
  6. You’ll be studying Azure Solutions Architect Expert with the best. We’ve been named in Training Industry’s “Top 20 IT Training Companies of the Year” every year since 2010. As well as winning many more awards, we’ve trained and certified 75044 professionals, and we’re partners with all of the big names in the business
  7. You'll do more than study Firebrand's courseware. We use practical exercises to make sure you can apply your new knowledge to the work environment. Our instructors use demonstrations and real-world experience to keep the day interesting and engaging

Think you are ready for the course? Take a FREE practice test to assess your knowledge!

Use your free Microsoft training vouchers

You may be entitled to heavily-discounted training via Microsoft's Software Assurance Training Voucher (SATV) scheme. If your business has bought Microsoft software, check to see if it came bundled with free training vouchers! Vouchers can be exchanged against training for all Microsoft technologies. If you’re unsure, get in touch with us

Benefits of Training with Firebrand

  • Distraction-free residential training - you’ll live just steps away from your classroom
  • A purpose-built training centre – get access to dedicated Pearson VUE Select facilities
  • Your Certification Guarantee – pass first time or train again free (just pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs)
  • Everything you need to certify – you’ll even sit your exam on the course and return home certified
  • No hidden extras – one cost covers everything you need to certify

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Determine Workload Requirements

Determine Feasibility and Refine Requirements - Recommend changes during project execution (ongoing); create proof of concept (PoC); determine whether a pilot is needed; evaluate products and services to align with solution; create testing scenarios; refine user stories

Optimise Consumption Strategy - Optimise app service, compute, identity, network, and storage costs

Design for Identity and Security

Design Authorisation - Choose an authorisation approach; define access permissions and privileges; design secure delegated access (e.g., oAuth, OpenID, etc.); recommend when and how to use API Keys

Design a Business Continuity Strategy

Design a Site Recovery Strategy - Design a recovery solution; design a site recovery replication policy; design for site recovery capacity and for storage replication; design site failover and failback (planned/unplanned); design the site recovery network; recommend recovery objectives (e.g., Azure, on-prem, hybrid, Recovery Time Objective (RTO), Recovery Level Objective (RLO), Recovery Point Objective (RPO)); identify resources that require site recovery; identify supported and unsupported workloads; recommend a geographical distribution strategy

Design for High Availability - Design for application redundancy, autoscaling, data center and fault domain redundancy, and network redundancy; identify resources that require high availability; identify storage types for high availability

Implement Workloads and Security

Configure serverless computing - Create and manage objects; manage a Logic App resource; manage Azure Function app settings; manage Event Grid; manage Service Bus

Implement Authentication and Secure Data

Implement secure data solutions - Encrypt and decrypt data at rest; encrypt data with Always Encrypted; implement Azure Confidential Compute and SSL/TLS communications; manage cryptographic keys in the Azure Key Vault

Develop for the Cloud

Develop long-running tasks - Implement large-scale, parallel, and high-performance apps by using batches; implement resilient apps by using queues; implement code to address application events by using web hooks; address continuous processing tasks by using web jobs

Configure a message-based integration architecture - Configure an app or service to send emails, Event Grid, and the Azure Relay Service; create and configure a Notification Hub, an Event Hub, and a Service Bus; configure queries across multiple products; configure an app or service with Microsoft Graph

Develop for asynchronous processing - Implement parallelism, multithreading, processing, durable functions, Azure logic apps, interfaces with storage, interfaces to data access, and appropriate asynchronous compute models

Develop for autoscaling - Implement autoscaling rules and patterns (schedule, operational/system metrics, code that addresses singleton application instances, and code that addresses transient state

Implement distributed transactions - Identify tools to implement distributed transactions (e.g., ADO.NET, elastic transactions, multi-database transactions); manage transaction scope; manage transactions across multiple databases and servers

Develop advanced cloud workloads - Develop solutions by using intelligent algorithms that identify items from images and videos; develop solutions by using intelligent algorithms related to speech, natural language processing, Bing Search, and recommendations and decision making; create and integrate bots; integrate machine learning solutions in an app; create and implement IoT solutions

 

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On this course, you'll take the following exam at the Firebrand Training Centre, covered by your Certification Guarantee:

Exam AZ-302: Microsoft Azure Solutions Architect Certification Transition - currently in Beta

  • Determine Workload Requirements (15-20%)
  • Design for Identity and Security (5-10%)
  • Design a Business Continuity Strategy (15-20%)
  • Implement Workloads and Security (5-10%)
  • Implement Authentication and Secure Data (5-10%)
  • Develop for the Cloud (45-50%)

See What's Included...

Microsoft Official Practice Tests

  • Microsoft Official Practice Test for exam AZ-302

Microsoft Exams:

  • AZ-302: Microsoft Azure Solutions Architect Certification Transition - currently in beta

Your accelerated course includes:

  • Accommodation
  • Meals, unlimited snacks, beverages, tea and coffee
  • Onsite exams
  • Examination vouchers*
  • Practice tests**
  • Certification Guarantee***
  • Courseware
  • Up-to 12 hours of instructor-led training each day
  • 24-hour lab access
  • Hands-on training through Lecture | Lab | ReviewTM
  • Digital courseware (if available)
  • * Exam vouchers may not be included for Apprentices and will require a separate purchase by an employer due to ESFA guidelines
  • ** Not on all courses
  • *** Pass first time or train again free (just pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs)

See Prerequisites...

This course is only intended for those that have taken and passed exam 70-535: Architecting Microsoft Azure Solutions.

You should have advanced experience and knowledge across IT Operations including:

  • Networking
  • Virtualisation
  • Identity, Security, Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery
  • Data Management
  • Budgeting
  • Governance

You should also be capable in Azure administration, Azure development and DevOps, with expert-level skills in at least one of those domains.

If you have not taken this exam, you should consider taking the full Azure Solutions Architect Expert certification track.

Unsure whether you meet the prerequisites? Don’t worry. Your training consultant will discuss your background with you to understand if this course is right for you.

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