Microsoft Azure Solution Architect Expert Certification Basics

2 minute read

In order to become Azure Solution Architect Expert You must give AZ-303 and AZ-304 certification exams.

Introduction

The Azure Solutions Architect Expert certification is one of the highest-level Microsoft Azure accreditations. You must clear both AZ-303 & AZ-304 exams.

Should you give this exam?

  • If you want to become Azure Cloud Architect then consider for this certification.
  • If you want to apply jobs for Azure Solution Architect

Exam Details

In order to achieve the Azure Solutions Expert Certification, you must pass two individual exams;

AZ-303 : Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies AZ-301 : Microsoft Azure Architect Design

Prerequisites

  • Candidates are expected to have at least two yearsโ€™ experience of using Azure and designing
  • An understanding of software development patterns and technologies.

Skills Measured

You must learn below for AZ-303 exam

Below skills are tested in the AZ-303.

pie "Infrastructure" : 55 "Security" : 30 "Solutions" : 15 "Data" : 15
  • Implement and monitor an Azure infrastructure (50-55%)
    • Implement cloud infrastructure monitoring
    • Implement storage accounts
    • Implement VMs for Windows and Linux
    • Automate deployment and configuration of resources
    • Implement virtual networking
    • Implement Azure Active Directory
    • Implement and manage hybrid identities
  • Implement management and security solutions (25-30%)
    • Manage workloads in Azure
    • Implement load balancing and network security
    • Implement and manage Azure governance solutions
    • Manage security for applications
  • Implement solutions for apps (10-15%)
    • Implement an application infrastructure
    • Implement container-based applications
  • Implement and manage data platforms (10-15%)
    • Implement NoSQL databases
    • Implement Azure SQL databases

You must learn below for AZ-304 exam

Below skills are tested in the AZ-304.

pie "Monitoring" : 15 "Security" : 30 "Storage" : 20 "Business" : 15 "Infrastructure" : 15
  • Design monitoring (10-15%)
  • Design identity and security (25-30%)
  • Design data storage (15-20%)
  • Design business continuity (10-15%)
  • Design infrastructure (25-30%)

Learning Materials

AZ-303 Resources

AZ-304 Resources

Salary of Cloud Architect

You will get 20-30% more salary than an Azure Developer Associate.


Thanks for reading my article till end. I hope you learned something special today. If you enjoyed this article then please share to your friends and if you have suggestions or thoughts to share with me then please write in the comment box.

Become full stack developer ๐Ÿ’ป

I teach at Fullstack Master. If you want to become Software Developer and grow your carrier as new Software Engineer or Lead Developer/Architect. Consider subscribing to our full stack development training programs. You will learn Angular, RxJS, JavaScript, System Architecture and much more with lots of hands on coding. We have All-Access Monthly membership plans and you will get unlimited access to all of our video courses, slides, download source code & Monthly video calls.

  • Please subscribe to All-Access Membership PRO plan to access current and future angular, node.js and related courses.
  • Please subscribe to All-Access Membership ELITE plan to get everything from PRO plan. Additionally, you will get access to a monthly live Q&A video call with Rupesh and you can ask doubts/questions and get more help, tips and tricks.

Your bright future is awaiting for you so visit today FullstackMaster and allow me to help you to board on your dream software company as a new Software Developer, Architect or Lead Engineer role.

๐Ÿ’– Say ๐Ÿ‘‹ to me!
Rupesh Tiwari
Founder of Fullstack Master
Email: rupesh.tiwari.info@gmail.com
Website: www.rupeshtiwari.com | www.fullstackmaster.net