Microsoft Certified: Azure Database Administrator Associate

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The Azure Database Administrator implements and manages the operational aspects of cloud-native and hybrid data platform solutions built with Microsoft SQL Server and Microsoft Azure Data Services. The Azure Database Administrator uses a variety of methods and tools to perform day-to-day operations, including applying knowledge of using T-SQL for administrative management purposes.

Job role: Database Administrator

Required exams: DP-300

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Microsoft Certified: Azure Database Administrator Associate

Skills measured

  • Plan and implement data platform resources
  • Implement a secure environment
  • Monitor and optimize operational resources
  • Optimize query performance
  • Perform automation of tasks
  • Plan and implement a High Availability and Disaster Recovery (HADR) environment
  • Perform administration by using T-SQL

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Certification exams

  • DP-300: Administering Relational Databases on Microsoft Azure

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    This exam measures your ability to accomplish the following technical tasks: plan and implement data platform resources; implement a secure environment; monitor and optimize operational resources; optimize query performance; perform automation of tasks; plan and implement a High Availability and Disaster Recovery (HADR) environment; and perform administration by using T-SQL.

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    for Administering Relational Databases on Microsoft Azure

    All objectives of the exam are covered in depth so you'll be ready for any question on the exam.

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** Complete this exam before the retirement date to ensure it is applied toward your certification. After the retirement date, please refer to the related certification for exam requirements.