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Microsoft AZ-203 : Developing Solutions for Microsoft Azure

In this Microsoft AZ-203 course you will learn how to develop Azure IaaS computer solutions, develop Azure PaaS computer solutions, develop for Azure storage, implement Azure security, Monitor, troubleshoot and optimize solutions, as well as connect consumer Azure and third-party services. You will become proficient in developing apps and services, using Azure tools and technologies. This course covers the objectives needed in order to pass the Microsoft Certification Exam AZ-203.

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19  Training Hours
Microsoft AZ-203 : Developing Solutions for Microsoft Azure
46 On-demand Videos
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Microsoft AZ-203 : Developing Solutions for Microsoft Azure

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Course Description

The course “Microsoft AZ-203 : Developing Solutions for Microsoft Azure” offered by ITU Online covers a range of topics that are crucial for Azure developers. This course is designed to equip learners with the skills to develop Azure Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) and Platform as a Service (PaaS) solutions, develop for Azure storage, implement Azure security, and much more. It is intended for Azure developers involved in all phases of development, including solution design, development, deployment, testing, and maintenance. The course is also useful for preparing for the Microsoft Certification Exam AZ-203, although the exam has been retired and replaced with the AZ-204 exam. The course content remains relevant for learning Azure development and covers many skills and technologies that are part of the new exam.

  • Develop Azure IaaS computer solutions
  • Develop Azure PaaS computer solutions
  • Develop Azure storage
  • Implement Azure security
  • Monitor
  • Troubleshoot
  • Optimize solutions
  • Connect to and consumer Azure and third-party services

Taking this Microsoft AZ-203 course, you will become proficient in developing apps and services, using Azure tools and technologies. Cloud Technologies are a great skill to learn and having these skills will assist in becoming or adding to your skill set as a Cloud Architect, Cloud DBA, Cloud Admin, and many more.

Who is this Microsoft AZ-203 course for?

Candidates for this Microsoft AZ-203 exam are Azure Developers who design and build cloud solutions such as applications and services. They participate in all phases of development, from solution design to development and deployment, to testing and maintenance. They should be proficient in developing apps and services by using Azure tools and technologies, including storage, security, compute, and communications.

Students will gain experience working with Azure technologies including but not limited to: Implement batch jobs by using Azure Batch Services Create containerized solutions, create Azure App Service web apps, create Azure App Service mobile apps, create Azure App Service API apps, implement Azure functions, develop solutions that use storage tables, develop solutions that use Cosmos DB storage, develop solutions that use a relational database, develop solutions that use blob storage Implement authentication, implement access control, implement secure data solutions, develop code to support scalability of apps and services, integrate caching and content delivery within solutions and instrument solutions to support monitoring and logging.

Key Term Knowledge Base: Key Terms Related to Microsoft AZ-203: Developing Solutions for Microsoft Azure

Understanding the key terms related to the Microsoft AZ-203 course is essential for anyone aiming to develop solutions in Microsoft Azure. This knowledge base is vital not only for passing the certification exam but also for practical application in real-world Azure development scenarios. Azure encompasses a wide array of services and concepts, each with its unique terminology. Familiarity with these terms will greatly enhance your ability to design, develop, and manage Azure-based applications and services effectively.

Azure IaaSInfrastructure as a Service, providing virtualized computing resources over the internet.
Azure PaaSPlatform as a Service, allowing clients to develop, run, and manage applications without the complexity of building and maintaining infrastructure.
Azure StorageA cloud storage solution by Azure for modern data storage scenarios.
Azure SecurityA collection of security tools and capabilities within Azure to ensure data protection and compliance.
Azure FunctionsA serverless compute service that lets you run event-triggered code without having to explicitly provision or manage infrastructure.
Azure App ServiceA fully managed platform for building, deploying, and scaling web apps.
Azure Cosmos DBA globally distributed, multi-model database service for any scale.
Azure Blob StorageA scalable cloud storage service for large amounts of unstructured data.
Azure BatchA cloud-based job scheduling service for parallel and high-performance computing applications.
Azure API ManagementA service that helps organizations publish APIs to external, partner, and internal developers.
Azure Virtual MachinesAn on-demand, scalable computing resource offered in Azure.
Azure Container InstancesOffers the fastest and simplest way to run a container in Azure, without having to manage any virtual machines.
Azure Active DirectoryMicrosoft’s multi-tenant, cloud-based directory, and identity management service.
Azure Logic AppsA cloud service that helps you automate and orchestrate tasks, business processes, and workflows.
Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)A managed container orchestration service, based on Kubernetes.
Azure Resource ManagerProvides a management layer for handling resources in Azure.
Azure SQL DatabaseA general-purpose relational database managed service in Microsoft Azure.
Azure DevOpsServices for teams to share code, track work, and ship software.
Azure MonitorProvides full-stack monitoring, advanced analytics, and intelligent insights across the entire Azure and on-premises landscape.
Azure Service BusA fully managed enterprise integration message broker.
Azure Event GridA fully-managed event routing service.
Azure Cognitive ServicesA collection of APIs that enable natural and contextual interaction within applications.
Azure Machine LearningA cloud-based environment you can use to train, deploy, automate, manage, and track ML models.
Azure IoT HubA managed service, hosted in the cloud, that acts as a central message hub for bi-directional communication between your IoT application and the devices it manages.
Azure Power BIA suite of business analytics tools to analyze data and share insights.
Azure Logic AppsA cloud-based platform for creating and running automated workflows that integrate your apps, data, services, and systems.
Azure Virtual NetworkProvides an isolated, private environment in the cloud.
Azure ExpressRouteLets you extend your on-premises networks into the Microsoft cloud over a private connection.
Azure CLICommand-line tools for managing Azure resources.
Azure SDKSoftware development kits for building applications on Azure.
Azure Key VaultHelps safeguard cryptographic keys and secrets used by cloud applications and services.
Azure Redis CacheA secure, dedicated Redis cache, managed by Microsoft.
Azure Traffic ManagerA DNS-based traffic load balancer.
Azure Site RecoveryEnsures business continuity by keeping business apps and workloads running during outages.
Azure Managed DisksBlock-level storage volumes for Azure VMs.
Azure DatabricksAn Apache Spark-based analytics platform optimized for the Microsoft Azure cloud services platform.
Azure HDInsightA cloud service that simplifies, makes more robust, and more scalable big data workloads.
Azure PolicyEnforces organizational standards and assesses compliance at scale.
Azure BlueprintsHelps with environment setup through a repeatable set of Azure resources.
Azure ARM TemplatesA JSON file that defines the resources you need to deploy for your solution.
Azure Load BalancerProvides high availability and network performance to your applications.
Azure Service FabricA distributed systems platform for packaging, deploying, and managing scalable and reliable microservices and containers.
Azure Table StorageA service that stores structured NoSQL data in the cloud.
Azure Queue StorageA service for storing large numbers of messages that can be accessed from anywhere in the world.
Azure Data LakeA highly scalable data storage and analytics service.
Azure Analysis ServicesProvides enterprise-grade data modeling in the cloud.
Azure SearchA search-as-a-service cloud solution that gives developers APIs and tools for building a rich search experience.

These terms form the foundation of knowledge for anyone engaging with Microsoft Azure, particularly for developing solutions as outlined in the Microsoft AZ-203 course. Understanding these will enable a deeper comprehension of Azure’s capabilities and how to effectively utilize them in various cloud computing scenarios.

Frequently Asked Questions About Microsoft AZ-203: Developing Solutions for Microsoft Azure

What skills are assessed in the Microsoft AZ-203 exam?

The AZ-203 exam measures your ability to accomplish various technical tasks including developing Azure compute solutions, developing for Azure storage, implementing Azure security, monitoring, troubleshooting, and optimizing Azure solutions, and connecting to and consuming Azure services and third-party services.

What are the prerequisites for taking the AZ-203 exam?

While there are no formal prerequisites, candidates are expected to have a strong understanding of Azure services, workloads, security, and governance. Additionally, proficiency in at least one cloud-supported programming language is necessary.

How long is the AZ-203 exam and what format does it follow?

The exam typically lasts about 150 minutes. It consists of various types of questions including multiple-choice, case studies, and performance-based questions that test your practical abilities in a simulated environment.

How can I prepare for the AZ-203 exam?

Preparation can include self-study through Microsoft’s learning paths, instructor-led training courses, practical experience with Azure services, and using study guides and practice exams. Microsoft offers online resources and documentation that are very helpful for preparation.

What is the passing score for the AZ-203 exam, and what happens if I fail?

The passing score for the AZ-203 exam is usually around 700 out of 1000. If you fail the exam, you can retake it after 24 hours. However, there is a limit to the number of retakes allowed, and a waiting period is imposed for subsequent attempts.

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Microsoft AZ-203: Developing Solutions for Microsoft Azure Course Content

Module 1: Implement VM Solutions

  •    Intro

  •    Implement VM Solutions Pt 1

  •    Implement VM Solutions Pt 2

  •    Implement VM Solutions Pt 3

  •    Implement VM Solutions Pt 4

  •    Implement Batch Jobs Using AZ Batch Services

  •    Create Containerized Solutions Pt 1

  •    Create Containerized Solutions Pt 2

Module 2: Develop Azure Platform as a Service

  •    Develop Azure Platform as a Service (PaaS) Pt 1

  •    Develop Azure Platform as a Service (PaaS) Pt 2

  •    Develop Azure Platform as a Service (PaaS) Pt 3

  •    Develop Azure Platform as a Service (PaaS) Demo Pt 1

  •    Develop Azure Platform as a Service (PaaS) Demo Pt 2

  •    Create Azure App Service Mobile Apps

  •    Create Azure App Service API Apps

  •    Implement Azure Functions Pt 1

  •    Implement Azure Functions Pt 2

Module 3: Develop for Azure Storage

  •    Develop for Azure Storage Pt 1

  •    Develop for Azure Storage Pt 2

  •    Develop for Azure Storage Pt 3

  •    Develop Solutions that use Azure Cosmos DB Pt 1

  •    Develop Solutions that use Azure Cosmos DB Pt 2

  •    Develop Solutions that use Relational Database Pt 1

  •    Develop Solutions that use Relational Database Pt 2

  •    Develop Solutions that use Microsoft Blob Storage

Module 4: Implement Azure Security

  •    Implement Azure Security Pt 1

  •    Implement Azure Security Pt 2

  •    Implement Azure Security Pt 3

  •    Implementing Access Control Pt 1

  •    Implementing Access Control Pt 2

  •    Implementing Secure Data Solutions

Module 5: Monitor, Troubleshoot and Optimize Azure Solutions

  •    Monitor, Troubleshoot and Optimize Azure Solutions Pt 1

  •    Monitor, Troubleshoot and Optimize Azure Solutions Pt 2

  •    Develop for Code Scalability

  •    Instrument Solutions to Support Monitoring and Logging

  •    Integrate Caching and Content Delivery Pt 1

  •    Integrate Caching and Content Delivery Pt 2

Module 6: Connect to and Consume Azure and Third Party Services

  •    Connect to and Consume Azure and Third Party Services Pt 1

  •    Connect to and Consume Azure and Third Party Services Pt 2

  •    Working with Azure Search

  •    Azure API Management

  •    Develop Event Based Solutions Pt 1

  •    Develop Event Based Solutions Pt 2

  •    Develop Message Based Solutions Pt 1

  •    Develop Message Based Solutions Pt 2

  •    Outro

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Tom has years of experience building software for health insurance providers, medical providers, retail businesses, manufacturing, and both federal and state governments. His experience includes roles as software designer, developer and data analyst for Blue Cross Blue Shield of GA, Federated Stores (now Macy's), Tull Metals, Hughston Orthopaedic Clinc, and Director of IT for Health Images Inc. More recently he developed cash management software for the USDA Forest Service and Bureau of Land Management.

Tom enjoys teaching. He continues to help students and fellow employees learn the latest technologies to further their careers. Tom has been a Microsoft Certified Trainer since 1996 and has instructed thousands of students worldwide. He teaches courses related to application design, coding, security, database administration and cloud services.

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