Microsoft Certified: Azure Fundamentals

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Candidates for the Azure Fundamentals certification should have foundational knowledge of cloud services and how those services are provided with Microsoft Azure.

Azure Fundamentals certification is an opportunity to prove knowledge of cloud concepts, core Azure services, Azure pricing, SLA, and lifecycle, and the fundamentals of cloud security, privacy, compliance, and trust.

This certification is intended for people beginning to work with cloud-based solutions and services. Candidates should be able to demonstrate a fundamental knowledge of cloud concepts, as well as Azure services, workloads, security, privacy, pricing, and support. In addition, you should be familiar with concepts of networking, storage, compute, application support, and application development.

Azure Fundamentals can be used to prepare for other Azure role-based or specialty certifications, but it is not a prerequisite for any of them.

Job role: Developer

Required exams: AZ-900

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Microsoft Azure Fundamentals

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FUNDAMENTALS CERTIFICATION

Microsoft Certified: Azure Fundamentals

Skills measured

  • Describe cloud concepts
  • Describe core Azure services
  • Describe security, privacy, compliance, and trust
  • Describe Azure pricing Service Level Agreements, and Lifecycles

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Certification exams

  • AZ-900: Microsoft Azure Fundamentals

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    This exam measures your ability to understand the following concepts: cloud concepts; core Azure services; security, privacy, compliance, and trust; and Azure pricing and support.

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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.