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Microsoft Azure is a cloud computing platform and infrastructure for building, deploying and managing applications and services through a global network of Microsoft-managed datacenters. It provides both Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) and Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) and supports many different programming languages, tools and frameworks, including both Microsoft-specific and third-party software and systems.

Microsoft Azure Role-Based Certifications

Microsoft has recently introduced Role-Based certifications for Azure. The role-based model is based on three tiers of expertise: Fundamental, Associate, and Expert. This change impacts the existing Azure certifications and the expiration dates for current exams. Click here for more information.

Microsoft Azure Administrator Associate

An Azure Administrator is responsible for implementing, monitoring, and maintaining Microsoft Azure solutions, including major services related to compute, storage, network, and security.

Exam: AZ-100 - Infrastructure and Deployment Track
Course:Length:
  • AZ-100T01: Manage Subscriptions and Resources1 day
  • AZ-100T02: Implement and Manage Storage1 day
  • AZ-100T03: Deploy and Manage Virtual Machines1 day
  • AZ-100T04: Configure and Manage Virtual Networks1 day
  • AZ-100T05: Manage Identities1 day
  • (OR)

  • AZ-100: Azure Infrastructure and Deployment Track5 days
  • Exam: AZ-101 - Integration and Security Track
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    Microsoft Azure Developer Associate

    Expand your Azure development skills to meet future business needs by becoming certified.

    Exam: AZ-200 - Developer Core Solutions Track
    Course:Length: Exam: AZ-201 - Advanced Solutions Track
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    Microsoft Azure Solutions Architect

    Master the skills needed to design solutions that run on Azure. A Microsoft Azure solution architect must have expertise in compute, network, storage, and security.

    Exam: AZ-300 - Solutions Architect Technologies Track
    Course:Length: Exam: AZ-301 - Solutions Architect Design Track
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    Additional Microsoft Azure Certifications

    Microsoft Azure online training from New Horizons provides both the high-level concepts and hands-on experience you need to master Microsoft’s cloud platform.

    Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA): Cloud Platform

    This certification demonstrates your expertise in Microsoft cloud-related technologies to reduce IT costs and deliver more value for the modern business. *This certification is retiring on December 31, 2018.

    Earning an MCSA: Cloud Platform provides the foundation for a position as a cloud administrator or architect and is the first step on your path to becoming a Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE).

    Course: 20532 Developing Microsoft Azure Solutions
    Exam: 70-532: Developing Microsoft Azure Solutions
    Course: 20533 Implementing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions
    Exam: 70-533: Implementing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions

    Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA): Linux on Azure

    This certification demonstrates your ability to design, architect, implement, and maintain complex cloud-enabled Linux solutions that leverage Microsoft Azure open source capabilities. It also validates your Linux system administration skills to show that you are fluent in today's cloud-native world. *This certification is retiring on December 31, 2018.

    Course: 55187 Linux System Administration
    Exam: Linux Foundation Certified System Administrator (LFCS)
    Course: 20533 Implementing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions
    Exam: 70-533: Implementing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions

    Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA): Machine Learning

    This certification demonstrates your expertise in operationalizing Microsoft Azure machine learning and Big Data with R Server and SQL R Services.

    Earning an MCSA: Machine Learning demonstrates knowledge relevant to Machine Learning, Data Scientists and Data Analysts positions, particularly those who process and analyze large data sets using R and use Azure cloud services to build and deploy intelligent solutions. It is the first step on your path to becoming a Data Management and Analytics Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE).

    Course: 20773: Analyzing Big Data with Microsoft R
    Exam: 70-773: Analyzing Big Data with Microsoft R
    Course: 20774: Perform Cloud Data Science with Azure Machine Learning
    Exam: 70-774: Perform Cloud Data Science with Azure Machine Learning

    Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA): Data Engineering with Azure

    This certification demonstrates your expertise in engineering data with HD Insight and Cloud Services.

    Earning an MCSA: Data Engineering with Azure demonstrates knowledge relevant to the design and building of analytics and operational solutions on Azure as well as the implementation of big data engineering workflows on HDInsight. It is the first step on your path to becoming a Data Management and Analytics Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE).

    Course: 20775: Perform Data Engineering on Microsoft HD Insight
    Exam: 70-775: Perform Data Engineering on Microsoft HD Insight
    Course: 20776: Perform Big Data Engineering on Microsoft Cloud Services
    Exam: 70-776: Perform Big Data Engineering on Microsoft Cloud Services

    Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE): Cloud Platform and Infrastructure

    This certification validates that you have the skills needed to run a highly efficient and modern data center, with expertise in cloud technologies, identity management, systems management, virtualization, storage, and networking. *This certification is retiring on December 31, 2018.


    Once you obtain an associated Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MSCA), pass any ONE of the following elective exams to earn an MCSE: Cloud Platform and Infrastructure:

    • 70-413: Designing and Implementing a Server Infrastructure
    • 70-414: Implementing an Advanced Server Infrastructure
    • 70-473: Designing and Implementing Cloud Data Platform Solutions
    • 70-475: Designing and Implementing Big Data Analytics Solutions
    • 70-532: Developing Microsoft Azure Solutions
    • 70-535: Architecting Microsoft Azure Solutions
    • 70-537: Configuring and Operating a Hybrid Cloud with Microsoft Azure Stack
    • 70-744: Securing Windows Server 2016
    • 70-475: Designing and Implementing Big Data Analytics Solutions

    Note that Microsoft will change the required elective exams every calendar year.

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