Exam DP-201: Designing an Azure Data Solution

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Candidates for this exam are Microsoft Azure data engineers who collaborate with business stakeholders to identify and meet the data requirements to design data solutions that use Azure data services.

Azure data engineers are responsible for data-related design tasks that include designing Azure data storage solutions that use relational and non-relational data stores, batch and real-time data processing solutions, and data security and compliance solutions.

Candidates for this exam must design data solutions that use the following Azure services: Azure Cosmos DB, Azure Synapse Analytics, Azure Data Lake Storage, Azure Data Factory, Azure Stream Analytics, Azure Databricks, and Azure Blob storage.

Part of the requirements for: Microsoft Certified: Azure Data Engineer Associate

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  • DP-201: Designing an Azure Data Solution

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    This exam measures your ability to accomplish the following technical tasks: design Azure data storage solutions; design data processing solutions; and design for data security and compliance.

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  • Design Azure data storage solutions (40-45%)
  • Design data processing solutions (25-30%)
  • Design for data security and compliance (25-30%)

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