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Azure Certification

Exam 70-532 - Developing Microsoft Azure Solutions


  • Create and Manage Azure Resource Manager Virtual Machines (20-25%)
  • Design and Implement a Storage and Data Strategy (25-30%)
  • Manage Identity, Application, and Network Services (10-15%)
  • Design and Implement Azure Compute, Web, and Mobile Services (35-40%)

  • Compare the services available in the Azure platform
  • Configure and deploy ASP.NET web applications
  • Creating Azure WebSites from the gallery
  • Deploying and monitoring Azure WebSites
  • Creating and configuring Azure Virtual Machines
  • Describe the relationship between Cloud Services and Virtual Machines
  • Deploy existing Cloud Service packages
  • Create and manage a Storage account
  • Manage blobs and containers in a Storage account
  • Create, configure and connect to a SQL Databases instance
  • Identify the implications of importing a SQL Standalone database
  • Manage users, groups and subscriptions in an Azure Active Directory instance
  • Create a virtual network
  • Implement a point to site network


Design and Implement Web Apps for Azure Solutions (70-532) 5h 31m video from Pluralsight Aug 30, 2016 by Tim Warner


Exam 70-533 - Implementing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions

This is based on ASM vs. new ARM.

• Implement a website • Implement virtual machines • Implement cloud services • Implement storage • Implement an Azure Active Directory • Implement virtual networks

By Tim Warner:

Exam 70-534 - Architecting Azure Solutions

• Design Azure infrastructure and networking • Secure resources • Design an application storage and data access strategy • Design an advanced application • Design websites • Design a management, monitoring, and business continuity strategy


Exam 70-535 - Architecting Microsoft Azure Solutions

ARM templates.

Exam 70-538 - Configuring and Operating a Hybrid Cloud with Microsoft Azure Stack

Coming soon (in beta). $165


  • Deploying and Integrating an Azure Stack Environment (20-25%)
  • Configuring PaaS and IaaS for an Azure Stack Environment (25-30%)
  • Providing Services to and Enabling DevOps for Azure Stack Tenants (25-30%)
  • Maintaining and Monitoring an Azure Stack Environment (20-25%)

Linux Azure

The Nadella Era in Microsoft


Deal: buy an Azure exam voucher for $99 and get a free Linux Foundation Certified System Administrator (LFCS) exam voucher too.


BLAH: Dead link at https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/learning/azure-skills-training.aspx

More on DevOps

This is one of a series on DevOps:

  1. DevOps_2.0
  2. ci-cd (Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery)
  3. User Stories for DevOps

  4. Git and GitHub vs File Archival
  5. Git Commands and Statuses
  6. Git Commit, Tag, Push
  7. Git Utilities
  8. Data Security GitHub
  9. GitHub API
  10. TFS vs. GitHub

  11. Choices for DevOps Technologies
  12. Java DevOps Workflow
  13. AWS DevOps (CodeCommit, CodePipeline, CodeDeploy)
  14. AWS server deployment options

  15. Digital Ocean
  16. Cloud regions
  17. AWS Virtual Private Cloud
  18. Azure Cloud Onramp
  19. Azure Cloud
  20. Azure Cloud Powershell

  21. Packer automation to build Vagrant images
  22. Terraform multi-cloud provisioning automation

  23. Powershell Ecosystem
  24. Powershell on MacOS
  25. Powershell Desired System Configuration

  26. Jenkins Server Setup
  27. Jenkins Plug-ins
  28. Jenkins Freestyle jobs
  29. Jenkins2 Pipeline jobs using Groovy code in Jenkinsfile

  30. Dockerize apps
  31. Docker Setup
  32. Docker Build

  33. Maven on MacOSX

  34. Ansible

  35. MySQL Setup

  36. SonarQube static code scan

  37. API Management Microsoft
  38. API Management Amazon

  39. Scenarios for load