Exam DP-420: Designing and Implementing Cloud-Native Applications Using Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB (beta)

Candidates for this exam must have solid knowledge and experience developing apps for Azure and working with Azure Cosmos DB database technologies. They should be proficient at developing applications by using the Core (SQL) API and SDKs, writing efficient queries and creating appropriate index policies, provisioning and managing resources in Azure, and creating server-side objects with JavaScript. They should be able to interpret JSON, read C# or Java code, and use PowerShell.


Note: This exam will be available on or around November 30, 2021.

Part of the requirements for: Microsoft Certified: Azure Cosmos DB Developer Specialty

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  • DP-420: Designing and Implementing Cloud-Native Applications Using Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB (beta)

    Languages: English

    Retirement date: none

    This exam will be available on or around November 30, 2021. This exam measures your ability to accomplish the following technical tasks: design and implement data models; design and implement data distribution; integrate an Azure Cosmos DB solution; optimize an Azure Cosmos DB solution; and maintain an Azure Cosmos DB solution.

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Skills measured

  • Design and implement data models (35–40%)
  • Design and implement data distribution (5–10%)
  • Integrate an Azure Cosmos DB solution (5–10%)
  • Optimize an Azure Cosmos DB solution (15–20%)
  • Maintain an Azure Cosmos DB solution (25–30%)

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There may be certifications and prerequisites related to "Exam DP-420: Designing and Implementing Cloud-Native Applications Using Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB (beta)"

  • Microsoft Certified: Azure Cosmos DB Developer Specialty

    This certification will be available on or around November 30, 2021. Azure Cosmos DB Developers design and implement data models and data distribution, load data into an Azure Cosmos DB database, and optimize and maintain the solution.

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