Exam AZ-302: Microsoft Azure Solutions Architect Certification Transition

THIS EXAM WAS RETIRED JUNE 30, 2019. Note: Exams retire at 11:59 PM Central Standard Time

This exam is intended only for those candidates who have taken [Exam 70-535:](https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/learning/exam-70-535.aspx) Architecting Microsoft Azure Solutions. If you have not taken Exam 535, you will not earn a certification by taking this exam.

The transition exam is intended for people who have already demonstrated skills in the content domain by passing the existing exam(s) that the new role-based certification exams will be replacing. They cover the delta between the current certification and what we expect people who earn the new certification to be able to do. We don’t want to retest people on the same content where they have already demonstrated competence by passing the existing exam.

Transition exams cover net new content, content that wasn’t covered in enough depth, and content on aspects of the technology that have likely changed since someone took the exam. As a result, the transition exam is not shorter than a typical exam but more focused on the key tasks and skills that were not assessed in the existing exam or certification that is being replaced.

Candidates for this exam are Azure Solution Architects who advise stakeholders and translates business requirements into secure, scalable, and reliable solutions.

Candidates should have advanced experience and knowledge across various aspects of IT operations, including networking, virtualization, identity, security, business continuity, disaster recovery, data management, budgeting, and governance. This role requires managing how decisions in each area affects an overall solution.

Candidates must be proficient in Azure administration, Azure development, and DevOps, and have expert-level skills in at least one of those domains.

Part of the requirements for: Microsoft Certified: Azure Solutions Architect Expert

Related exams: 2 related exams

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  • AZ-302: Microsoft Azure Solutions Architect Certification Transition

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    This exam is intended only for candidates who have taken Exam 70-535 Architecting Microsoft Azure Solutions. If you have not taken Exam 535, you will not earn a certification by taking this exam.

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

Skills measured

  • Determine workload requirements (15-20%)
  • Design for identity and security (5-10%)
  • Design a business continuity strategy (15-20%)
  • Implement workloads and security (5-10%)
  • Develop for the cloud (45-50%)
  • Implement authentication and secure data (5-10%)

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There may be certifications and prerequisites related to "Exam AZ-302: Microsoft Azure Solutions Architect Certification Transition"

  • AZ-300: Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies

    This exam measures your ability to accomplish the following technical tasks: deploy and configure infrastructure; implement workloads and security; create and deploy apps; implement authentication and secure data; and develop for the cloud and Azure storage.

  • AZ-301: Microsoft Azure Architect Design

    This exam measures your ability to accomplish the following technical tasks: determine workload requirements; design for identity and security; design a data platform solution; design a business continuity strategy; design for deployment, migration, and integration; and design an infrastructure strategy.

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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.