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  • 40 hours of instructor-led training
  • 10 lab exercises with Azure platform
  • Official learning partner of Microsoft
  • Microsoft official curriculum(MOC) access
  • Tips and Tricks to clear 70-535 certification

Course description

  • What’s the focus of this course?

    Architecting Microsoft® Azure Solutions (70-535) certification training course is designed to give you mastery in Microsoft Azure solution design and architecture. Through demos and practical applications, you’ll enhance your skills in designing scalable, resilient infrastructure and platform solutions that generate value all through the solution life cycle. The course will help you explore Azure features and capabilities and enable you to make appropriate decisions while designing public and hybrid cloud solutions.

    The scope of the 70-535 exam is to focus exclusively on design and architecture elements and eliminate tactical implementation details best covered in the earlier 70-534 exam. The result is a stronger "architecting" exam with about 30% of the objective domain changing.

  • What are the course objectives?

    By the end of the course you will be able to:

    • Define and design Microsoft Azure infrastructure and networking
    • Secure resources
    • Design application storage and data access strategies
    • Design advanced applications
    • Design and implement Azure web apps
    • Design management, monitoring, and business continuity strategies

  • Who should take this course?

    This Microsoft Azure 70-535 certification training course is an essential requirement for those IT professionals who need a strong understanding of Microsoft Azure solution design & architecture. Applicable careers include:

    • .NET Developers
    • Solution Architects / Enterprise Architects / Team Leads
    • Systems Managers
    • DevOps Engineers / Application Engineers / QA Engineers / Identity Engineers
    • Network Engineers / Server Engineers / Virtualization Engineers 
    • Storage Administrators / Security Administrators

  • What is Microsoft Azure Certification?

    Microsoft Azure is a cloud computing service that helps companies and individuals build, manage and deploy applications on a platform that reduces the need for costly infrastructure and support. Azure certification is designed for professionals who want to enhance their cloud computing skills to architect cloud and web applications. Given the increasing number of companies moving toward a cloud infrastructure, cloud computing has become a necessary and lucrative skill-set that will help you differentiate yourself in the hiring marketplace.

Course preview

    • Lesson 1 - Azure Fundamentals 1:37:30
      • 1 Introduction to Azure31:48
      • 2 Different segments SaaS, PaaS, and IaaS
      • 3 Azure Regions and Data Centers
      • 4 Overview of all Azure services1:05:42
      • 5 Azure portal
    • Lesson 2 - Azure Storage
      • 1 Understanding Storage Account
      • 2 Features
      • 3 Storage Account Replication Techniques: LRS, ZRS, GRS & RA - GRS
      • 4 Protocols
      • 5 Consistency Model
    • Lesson 3 - Azure File Storage
      • 1 Use case s for Azure File Storage
      • 2 Share, Files and Folders
      • 3 Access control
    • Lesson 4 - Azure Blob Storage
      • 1 Use cases for Azure Blob Storage
      • 2 Containers
      • 3 Block Blob
      • 4 Page Blob
      • 5 Access Control
      • 6 Shared Access Signatures
      • 7 Locking Operations
    • Lesson 5 - Azure Table Storage
      • 1 Brief intro to NoSQL
      • 2 Use cases for Azure Table Storage
      • 3 Schema for Azure Tables
      • 4 Scaling Tables
      • 5 Access Control
    • Lesson 6 - Azure Queue Storage
      • 1 Need for Queues
      • 2 Understanding Azure Queues
      • 3 Hands - on Lab: Microsoft Azure Storage Lab; Using File storage, Blog storage, and Table Storage
    • Lesson 7 - Azure CDN
      • 1 Introduction to CDN
      • 2 Need for CDN
      • 3 Setting up CDN on Azure
      • 4 Hands - on Lab: Managing content using CDN
    • Lesson 8 - Azure Virtual Networks Overview
      • 1 IP Addressing
      • 2 What is a Virtual Network?
      • 3 Understanding Network ACL and Network Security Group
      • 4 Why is it needed?
      • 5 Creating Virtual Netwo rks in Azure
      • 6 VPN options
      • 7 Architectural difference between Azure VPNs like VNET to VNET, p oint - to - s ite and s ite - to - s ite .
      • 8 Endpoints
      • 9 Load Balancing Endpoints
      • 10 Private and Public IP
      • 11 ExpressRoute
      • 12 Hands - on Lab: Create a virtual network Azure Virtual Networks (VNet to VNet connection)
    • Lesson 9 - Azure Web Apps
      • 1 Understanding Web App tiers
      • 2 Resource Group and Web Hosting Plans in the New Preview portal
      • 3 Supported language
      • 4 Scaling of Websites
      • 5 Deployment sources
      • 6 Deployment pipeline
      • 7 Security
      • 8 Frameworks
      • 9 Pricing
      • 10 Monitoring
      • 11 Understanding Web Jobs
      • 12 Hands - on Lab: Deploy and create staging to prod deployment pipeline for Azure website
    • Lesson 10 - Azure Virtual Machines
      • 1 Understanding VMs architecture
      • 2 Types of OS supported Images by Azure
      • 3 Virtual Machine instances
      • 4 Virtual Machine Types
      • 5 Compute Tiers
      • 6 Instance Types
      • 7 Pricing
      • 8 Understanding OS disk and Data disk
      • 9 Understanding Custom Image
      • 10 Understanding concepts of: Load balancing, Availability Set and Auto Scalin g
      • 11 Types of Provisioning
      • 12 Disks & Images
      • 13 Virtual Machine management, automation and scripting
      • 14 Cloud Service
      • 15 Endpoints
      • 16 Load Balanced Endpoint
      • 17 Hands - on Lab: Creating VMs under VNet and managing security using Network ACL
    • Lesson 11 - Azure Cloud Services
      • 1 Features of Cloud Services
      • 2 Deployment
      • 3 Benefits
      • 4 Roles
      • 5 Web Role
      • 6 Worker Role
      • 7 Understanding Fault Domain
      • 8 Understanding Upgrade Domain
      • 9 Types of Configuration file
      • 10 Deployment pipeline
      • 11 Components
      • 12 Specifications
      • 13 Hands - on Lab: Deploying Application package with Azure Cloud Services
    • Lesson 12 - Azure SQL Database
      • 1 Understanding Database as a service
      • 2 SQL Database is not SQL Server
      • 3 Advance Capabilities
      • 4 Benefits of S QL database
      • 5 Scaling SQL database
      • 6 Backup Options
      • 7 Performance Model
      • 8 Security
      • 9 SQL Reporting
      • 10 SQL Data Sync
      • 11 SQL Federation
      • 12 Pricing
      • 13 Hands-on Lab: Migrate a database from on-premise to SQL Azure
    • Lesson 13 - Implement an Azure Active Directory
      • 1 Active Directory Fundamentals
      • 2 Understanding Azure Active Directory
      • 3 Self-Managed Azure AD
      • 4 Need for Azure Active Directory
      • 5 Azure AD data sync
      • 6 Issues with data sync and how to solve it
      • 7 Moving local AD to Azure AD
      • 8 Integration Scenarios
      • 9 Cloud Native App AD
      • 10 Desktop App AD
      • 11 Federation App AD
      • 12 Single Sign-on for SaaS
      • 13 Multi-Factor Authentication
      • 14 Role-based Access Control
      • 15 ADFS and Azure Access Control Service
      • 16 Hands-on Lab: Authentication On‐Premise app using Azure AD
    • Lesson 14 - Provisioning Infrastructure PowerShell
      • 1 Evolution of Script
      • 2 Azure PowerShell cmdlets
      • 3 Understanding PowerShell DSC
      • 4 Hands-on Lab: Provisioning infra structure using PowerShell cmdlets
    • Lesson 15 - Azure Mobile Service
      • 1 Requirement of Mobile App development
      • 2 Azure MBaaS
      • 3 Cross Platform App development
      • 4 Authentication Flow
      • 5 Understanding Push Notification
    • Lesson 16 - Azure HDInsight
      • 1 BigData
      • 2 Hadoop
      • 3 Azure HDInsight Service
    • Lesson 17 - Azure Media Services
      • 1 Azure Media Services
    • Lesson 18 -Developing on Azure
      • 1 For High Availability
      • 2 For High Scalability
      • 3 Disaster Recovery
      • 4 Cost Optimization
    • Lesson 19 - Monitoring Strategy with Azure
      • 1 Monitoring tools
      • 2 Monitoring web apps using Visual Studio
      • 3 Monitoring services using Azure portal
      • 4 Hands-on Lab: Monitoring services using various tools
    • Lesson 20 - Azure Business Continuity & Disaster Recovery
      • 1 Business Continuity Guidance
      • 2 Disaster Recovery & High Availability
      • 3 Azure Site Recovery
      • 4 Hyper‐V Replica
    • Lesson 21 - Azure Automation
      • 1 Automation Account
      • 2 Runbook
      • 3 Scheduled Jobs
      • 4 Use case for Azure Automation Configuration
      • 5 Discussion about the Azure Exam 70-534: Architecting Microsoft Azure Solutions
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Exam & certification

  • How much does Microsoft Azure training cost?

    The cost of Simplilearn’s Azure training courses are as follows: 

    Simplilearn Course Training Type Cost
    Microsoft Azure 70-352 Online Classroom Flexi-Pass $799
    Microsoft Azure 70-353 Online Classroom Flexi-Pass $799
    Microsoft Azure 70-355 Online Classroom Flexi-Pass $799


  • Is this course Accredited?

    Yes, Simplilearn is a Silver Microsoft Partner, and all of our Azure training courses are accredited by Microsoft.

  • How much does Microsoft Azure certification exam cost?

    The cost of the Microsoft Azure 70-532, 70-533 and 70-535 exams are $165 excluding taxes. This fee is paid to Microsoft when you register for your exam.

  • How can I pass the Microsoft Azure exam in my first attempt?

    Simplilearn’s training course is designed to give you all of the skillsets necessary to successfully complete the required projects and help you pass the Microsoft Azure certification in your first attempt. 
    Please note that this course does not guarantee you will pass in your first attempt but you will be armed with all of the knowledge to do so.

  • What is the passing score of the Microsoft Azure certification exam?

    The passing score for Microsoft Azure 70-532, 70-533 and 70-535 is 700 points out of 1000. Microsoft has a scaled scoring system, which means that the number of answers a candidate will have to get right depends on the complexity of the test and the expected skill of the audience.

  • How do I order books and study materials?

    When you take Simplilearn’s Microsoft Azure certification, you won’t need additional study materials. Everything you need to pass the certification exam will be provided in the course. 

  • How long are the Microsoft Azure certifications valid for?

    Azure certifications are valid for as long as the technology is being used. Retired certifications (i.e. certification for technologies that are no longer being used) move to the retired section of a candidate’s transcript.

  • What will I learn from the Azure certification course?

    With Simplilearn’s Azure training courses, you’ll put yourself on the path to Microsoft Azure certification for on the job success. Depending on the course you take, you will learn to design and maintain cloud infrastructures and configure and design web applications. You will also work on realistic, practical projects that will help theoretical concepts come to life and help you pass your certification exam with ease.

  • What is the Azure certification path?

    To get your Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) Certification in cloud computing, you must earn two of the following certifications: 

    • 532: Developing Microsoft Azure Solutions
    • 533: Implementing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions
    • 535: Architecting Microsoft Azure Solutions
    • 537: Configuring and Operating a Hybrid Cloud with Microsoft Azure Stack (Planned 2018)

    You can get one step ahead and pursue your Microsoft Certified Solutions Engineer (MCSE) Certification in cloud computing by taking an elective from the following list. Please note that you cannot take the same exam for both your MSCA and MSCE exams. If you’ve decided on the 70-532 and 70-533 certifications for the MSCA, then you will have to take the 70-535 for your exam. 

    • 70-413: Designing and Implementing a Server Infrastructure
    • 70-414: Implementing an Advanced Server Infrastructure
    • 70-473: Designing and Implementing Cloud Data Platform Solutions
    • 70-475: Designing and Implementing Big Data Analytics Solutions
    • 70-532: Developing Microsoft Azure Solutions
    • 70-533: Implementing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions
    • 70-535: Architecting Microsoft Azure Solutions
    • 70-537: Configuration and Operating a Hybrid Cloud with Microsoft Azure Stack
    • 70-744: Securing Windows Server 2016
    • 70-745: Implementing a Software-Defined Datacenter

  • How long does it take to get Microsoft Azure exam results?

    Candidates taking the Microsoft Azure exam will know if they’ve passed almost immediately after they’ve completed their exam. 

  • What is the structure of the Microsoft Azure exam?

    In order to retain the integrity of their exams, Microsoft does not make all details of the Azure exams public, so a lot is left unknown. However, here is what is known: 

    • While the exact number of questions in a test is not known, it is estimated to be 40-60 questions per exam. 
    • While most questions carry one point, a few may carry more (which will be mentioned in the test). 
    • The number of questions you will need to answer correctly to pass the exam will depend on the SMEs (Subject Matter Experts) who have constructed the test. This number will depend on the difficulty of the test handed out to you and the level of skill you are expected to have. As a result, it is advised that you answer every question. 
    • No negative marking is awarded, which means that if you guess an answer incorrectly, you won’t get penalized for doing so. 
    • The total time allocated for the MCSA exam (including revisions and reviewing the NDA) is 180 minutes. 

    Below are the topics covered in the various Microsoft Azure certifications that Simplilearn offers. 
    Topics covered in the various Microsoft Azure certifications

    Microsoft Azure 70-532 exam Microsoft Azure 70-533 exam Microsoft Azure 70-535 exam
    • Create and Manage Azure Resource Manager Virtual Machines (20-25%)
    • Design and Implement a Storage and Data Strategy (25-30%) 
    • Manage Identity, Application, and Network Services (10-15%)
    • Design and Implement Azure Compute, Web, and Mobile Services (35-40%)
    • Design and Implement Azure App Service Apps (10-15%)
    • Create and Manage Compute Resources (20-25%)
    • Design and Implement a Storage Strategy (10-15%)
    • Implement Virtual Networks (15-20%)
    • Design and Deploy ARM Templates (10-15%)
    • Manage Azure Security and Recovery Services (25-30%)
    • Manage Azure Operations
    • Manage Azure Identities
    • Design Compute Infrastructure (20-25%)
    • Design Data Implementation (15-20%)
    • Design Networking Implementation (15-20%)
    • Design Security and Identity Solutions (20-25%)
    • Design Solutions by using Platform Services (10-15%)
    • Design for Operations (10-15%)


  • How should I prepare for Microsoft Azure exam?

    Simplilearn’s Microsoft Azure training courses are aligned with the requirements  of the exam. As such, our experienced trainers will help you learn to use the Azure platform and prepare for the certification exam. The successful completion of Simplilearn’s Azure Training course will allow you to pass the Microsoft Azure certification exam and get certified. 

  • What is the difference between Microsoft Azure 70-532, 70-533 and 70-535?

    The differences between Microsoft Azure certifications 70-532, 70-533 and 70-535 lie mainly in the topics they cover and their target audience. 

    Below is a table that explains the differences between these certifications.

    Certification Name

    Topics Covered and Suitable Audiences

    Azure Certification 70-532

    This certification is suitable for professionals who are proficient in the tools and techniques required to build scalable cloud solutions.  

    To take this exam, professionals must learn to design and monitor websites, virtual machines and network services. They must also learn how to strategize storage solutions best suited for their organization’s needs. 

    Azure Certification 70-533

    This certification is best suited for professionals who have had some experience with the implementation of cloud and hybrid solutions. 

    In this exam, participants will be tested on the implementation of websites, virtual machines and network, and cloud services. 

    Azure Certification 70-535

    Professionals who have been working extensively with Azure solutions are best suited for this certification.

    In this certification exam, you will be tested on how to design and maintain complex applications as well as how to construct a sustainable business continuity strategy. 


  • How do I get my Microsoft Azure specialist certification?

    To get a Microsoft Azure specialist certification, you must pass  any one of the following certification exams:

    • Microsoft Azure 70-532,
    • Microsoft Azure 70-533, or 
    • Microsoft Azure 70-535 

  • Where can I download Microsoft Azure application?

    You can download the application for the Azure certification here (

  • In what languages are Microsoft Azure exams available?

    The Azure exams can be taken in a variety of languages. The 532 and 533 exams are available in English, Spanish, Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional), French, German, Japanese, Portuguese (Brazil), and Russian. For those who have to take the test in English (and aren’t comfortable with it) can appeal for additional time. 


  • Who are the trainers for the live classroom training?

    All Our Trainers are Microsoft certified (MCTs) and highly qualified with over 15 years of experience in training and are working in the domain.

  • Is 70-535 exam fee included in the course fee?

    No. The 70-535 exam fee is not included in the course fee.

  • What certification will I receive after completing the training?

    After successful completion of the Microsoft Azure 70-535 training, you will be awarded the course completion certificate from Simplilearn.

  • How do I get access to Azure Platform?

    You may get access to Azure Free trail by clicking the link

  • What is Online Classroom training?

    Online Classroom training for 70-535 is a live training conducted via online live streaming of a class. This is run by Microsoft certified trainer with over 15 years of work experience in the domain and training. The class attended by the global audience can enrich your learning experience.

  • Are these training classes live or will I watch pre-recorded videos?

    All these Microsoft Azure trainings are live interactive sessions wherein you can raise concerns and discussions at any point during the class. Additionally, we also provide recordings of the sessions attended by you for your future references.

  • What tools do I need to attend the training sessions?

    The system requirements to attend Azure 70-535 training are quite basic:

    • OS: Windows any version above XP SP3 & Mac any version above OS X 10.6
    • Internet Speed: Preferably above 512 KBPS
    • Headset: Any decent headset and microphone which can be used to talk and hear clearly

  • Certification Process

    Simplilearn has a well-defined certification process that helps you face the challenges of the IT world.  You need to meet following conditions to unlock the certificate –

    • You need to complete at least 85% of the course or attend one complete batch
    • If your course has simulation exams you will need to complete it with the minimum passing score.
    • You need to submit a project and get it approved by our panel of Subject Matter Experts.
    • In case your project is rejected, our subject matter experts would provide all necessary help to clear the project in your next attempt.

  • Who are our Faculties and how are they selected?

    All our trainers are working professionals and industry experts with at least 10-12 years of relevant teaching experience.

    Each of them have gone through a rigorous selection process which includes profile screening, technical evaluation, and training demo before they are certified to train for us.  

    We also ensure that only those trainers with a high alumni rating continue to train for us.

  • What is Global Teaching Assistance?

    Our teaching assistants are here to help you get certified in your first attempt.

    They are a dedicated team of subject matter experts to help you at every step and enrich your learning experience from class onboarding to project mentoring and job assistance.

    They engage with the students proactively to ensure the course path is followed.

    Teaching Assistance is available during business hours.

  • What is covered under the 24/7 Support promise?

    We offer 24/7 support through email, chat, and calls.  

    We also have a dedicated team that provides on demand assistance through our community forum. What’s more, you will have lifetime access to the community forum, even after completion of your course with us.

  • Is this live training, or will I watch pre-recorded videos?

    If you enroll for self-paced e-learning, you will have access to pre-recorded videos. If you enroll for the online classroom Flexi Pass, you will have access to live training conducted online as well as the pre-recorded videos.

  • What if I miss a class?

    Simplilearn provides recordings of each class so you can review them as needed before the next session. With Flexi-pass, Simplilearn gives you access to as many as 15 sessions for 90 days.

  • Are the training and course material effective in preparing me for the Microsoft Azure 70-535 exam?

    Yes, Simplilearn’s training and course materials will provide you with the knowledge and experience necessary to pass the Azure exams. 

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