Course Overview

This Azure training course covers the more advanced activities on the Azure platform, such as managing Azure resources, configuring and deploying virtual machines and networks, mastering Azure AD, and securing data. You will also learn how to identify data storage options, integrate SaaS service on Azure, author deployments, and more.

Key Features

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  • Exam voucher included
  • Practice lab and projects with integrated Azure labs
  • Access to Microsoft official content aligned to examination
  • 24/7 support with dedicated mentoring sessions
  • Flexibility to choose dates

Skills Covered

  • Manage security
  • Manage identity for Azure
  • Integrate SaaS services
  • Compare database options
  • Azure Resource Manager
  • Azure IaaSbased server apps

Training Options

online Bootcamp

$ 999

  • 90 days of flexible access to online classes
  • Lifetime access to high-quality self-paced e-learning content and live class recordings
  • 24x7 learner assistance and support
  • Classes starting from:-
24th Oct: Weekend Class
12th Dec: Weekend Class

Corporate Training

Customized to your team's needs

  • Blended learning delivery model (self-paced e-learning and/or instructor-led options)
  • Course, category, and all-access pricing
  • Enterprise-class learning management system (LMS)
  • Enhanced reporting for individuals and teams
  • 24x7 teaching assistance and support

Course Curriculum

Eligibility

This Microsoft Azure Solutions Architect training course is ideal for IT professionals, cloud solution architects, experienced Azure administrators and developers, and DevOps professionals.
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Pre-requisites

This Azure AZ-304 training can only be taken up by people who have prior hands-on experience in various IT operations including networking, virtualization, security, compute, storage, billing and budgeting, and governance.
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Course Content

  • Section 01: Self Paced Learning Curiculum

    Preview
    • Lesson 01: Course Introduction

      06:02Preview
      • 1.01 Course Welcome
        01:58
      • 1.02 Course Introduction
        04:04
    • Lesson 02: Design Monitoring

      01:11:19Preview
      • 2.01 Introduction to Design for Cost Optimization
        01:10
      • 2.02 Azure Cost Calculator and Azure Cost Management
        04:10
      • 2.03 Minimize Compute Costs: Part One
        04:10
      • 2.04 Minimize Compute Costs: Part Two
        01:00
      • 2.05 Minimize Identity Costs
        02:15
      • 2.06 Minimize Network Costs
        04:57
      • 2.07 Minimize Storage Costs
        07:44
      • 2.08 Module Review
        00:39
      • 2.09 What should be your monitoring strategy
        02:57
      • 2.10 What is Compliance and what should be the compliance strategy
        04:14
      • 2.11 Understand the Azure monitoring Service
        05:45
      • 2.12 Azure Application Insights
        06:59
      • 2.13 Azure Monitor - Use Cases
        06:49
      • 2.14 Achieving compliance with Azure Policy
        05:31
      • 2.15 Azure Sentinel
        03:43
      • 2.16 Azure Sentinel - Lab Activity
        09:16
    • Lesson 03: Design Identity and Security

      03:34:45Preview
      • 3.01 Design Identity and Security - Module Introduction
        01:17
      • 3.02 Introduction to Identities
        04:30
      • 3.03 What is an Access Control
        03:50
      • 3.04 Azure AD on LightBoard
        03:42
      • 3.05 Azure Active Directory - Introduction
        09:47
      • 3.06 Authentication and Authorization
        00:37
      • 3.07 Authentication Authorization and their protocols
        06:44
      • 3.08 Options Available in Azure AD authentication
        08:50
      • 3.09 Single Sign On
        05:33
      • 3.10 SSO - Lab Activity
        08:55
      • 3.11 All About MFA in Azure
        05:32
      • 3.12 OpenID and OAUTH2 - Lab Activity
        05:41
      • 3.13 Conditional Access - Lab Activity
        03:39
      • 3.14 Azure AD Connect
        05:55
      • 3.15 Azure AD Connect - Health
        03:27
      • 3.16 Monitoring Azure AD
        05:48
      • 3.17 Self Service
        06:07
      • 3.18 Azure AD B2B
        04:35
      • 3.19 Azure AD B2C
        07:52
      • 3.20 Chosing the right authentication method
        07:42
      • 3.21 Design Authorization - Introduction
        00:50
      • 3.22 Azure Management Groups
        01:58
      • 3.23 Azure Subscriptions
        06:10
      • 3.24 Azure Subscription Usage
        02:22
      • 3.25 RBAC Concepts
        00:55
      • 3.26 RBAC Roles
        03:04
      • 3.27 Azure AD Roles and Permissions
        04:19
      • 3.28 Role Definitions
        03:25
      • 3.29 Role Defintions - Powershell
        02:07
      • 3.30 RBAC Hierarchical Structure
        01:06
      • 3.31 Access Reviews Feature
        01:43
      • 3.32 Security and Risk Managment for Identities
        11:48
      • 3.33 Azure AD Identity Protection
        08:51
      • 3.34 Monitoring in PIM and Azure Identity Protection
        04:00
      • 3.35 Privileged Identity Management PIM
        03:36
      • 3.36 Azure AD Password Protection
        02:09
      • 3.37 Azure AD Licensing
        02:03
      • 3.38 Just in Time Access
        08:52
      • 3.39 Organization Resources
        04:21
      • 3.40 Meeting Compliance with Azure Policy
        05:31
      • 3.41 Azure Blueprints
        14:54
      • 3.42 Azure Key Vault
        04:29
      • 3.43 Azure AD Managed Identities
        06:09
    • Lesson 04: Design Data Storage

      03:07:03Preview
      • 4.01 Storage Fundamentals
        12:24
      • 4.02 Azure File Shares
        06:59
      • 4.03 Azure StoreSimple
        03:39
      • 4.04 Data Management Introduction
        15:09
      • 4.05 Building Azure SQL Database: Part One
        13:08
      • 4.06 Building Azure SQL Database: Part Two
        06:45
      • 4.07 CosmosDB
        13:40
      • 4.08 SQL DatawareHouse
        08:14
      • 4.09 Azure Synapse Analytics
        12:24
      • 4.10 Azure Data Lake Storage
        07:25
      • 4.11 Data Flow Introduction
        00:27
      • 4.12 Azure Data flow fundamentals
        06:59
      • 4.13 Azure Data Factory
        14:41
      • 4.14 Azure DataBricks
        08:55
      • 4.15 Azure Storage
        01:44
      • 4.16 Azure Storage account
        05:36
      • 4.17 Standard and premium storage accounts
        01:10
      • 4.18 Storage types
        03:08
      • 4.19 creating Storage account - lab activity
        02:29
      • 4.20 Create storage account - Powershell - LAB Activity
        08:20
      • 4.21 Azure storage explorer
        02:02
      • 4.22 Azure Blob Containers
        01:15
      • 4.23 Storage performance tiers
        02:41
      • 4.24 Uploading Blobs
        04:18
      • 4.25 Blob Access Policies
        01:36
      • 4.26 Files VS. Blobs
        01:09
      • 4.27 Storage security
        02:00
      • 4.28 Authorization options
        02:21
      • 4.29 Shared access signatures
        03:04
      • 4.30 Shared access signatures - Lab activity
        06:16
      • 4.31 SAS Best Practices
        05:46
      • 4.32 Blob Public Level access
        01:19
    • Lesson 05: Design Business Continuity

      01:30:55Preview
      • 5.01 Introduction to Site recovery
        00:56
      • 5.02 Principles of Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity
        11:52
      • 5.03 Azure Site Recovery Replication
        13:43
      • 5.04 Azure Site Recovery Backup
        08:08
      • 5.05 Design for Archival - Introduction
        00:22
      • 5.06 Design for Archival - Fundamentals of Archival
        08:30
      • 5.07 Design for Archival - Azure Storage Account and Using Account Tiers
        13:30
      • 5.08 High Availability - Introduction
        00:43
      • 5.09 Concepts of High Availability
        08:06
      • 5.10 High Availablity for Azure Data Centers
        05:58
      • 5.11 High Availability for Azure Storage
        06:41
      • 5.12 High Availability for Connectivity
        12:26
    • Lesson 06: Design Infrastructure

      01:57:00Preview
      • 6.01 Deployment Migration and Integration Introduction
        00:31
      • 6.02 Deployment Strategies
        15:28
      • 6.03 Azure Resource Manager Templates
        16:05
      • 6.04 Azure Automation
        14:14
      • 6.05 Fundamentals of Data protection
        07:02
      • 6.06 Azure SQL Data protection
        13:19
      • 6.07 Azure SQL Data Network Security
        12:55
      • 6.08 Data protection for Azure data warehouse
        05:57
      • 6.09 Data protection for COsmosDB
        07:17
      • 6.10 Migration Introduction
        01:01
      • 6.11 Migration Fundamentals
        16:24
      • 6.12 Azure Import Export Service
        06:47

Exam & Certification

Microsoft Azure Architect Certificate
  • How much does AZ-304: Azure Architect Design exam cost?

    The cost of the AZ-304: Azure Architect Design Exam is $165.00 USD plus tax or INR 4800 plus tax. This fee is paid to Microsoft when you register for your exam.
     

  • What is the difference between Exam AZ-303: Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies and Exam AZ-304: Microsoft Azure Architect Design?

    The new Microsoft Certified Architect certifications have in-depth coverage of the fundamentals of Azure compared to the previous certification and are more role-oriented and industry-specific. Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies measures your ability to 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. Microsoft Azure Architect Design measures your ability to determine workload requirements, design for identity and security, design data platform solution, design a business continuity strategy, design for deployment, migration, and integration, and design an infrastructure strategy. AZ-303 Exam is more on implementation and management and not into architecting and designing whereas AZ-304 Exam will focus on designing and architecting Azure solutions.
     

  • What is the duration of Exam AZ-304: Microsoft Azure Architect Design?

    The exam consists of 40-60 multiple choice questions and is 150 minutes long.

  • Are there negative markings for Exam AZ-304: Microsoft Azure Architect Design?

    No, there are no negative markings for the wrong answers.

  • What is the passing score of Exam AZ-304: Microsoft Azure Architect Design?

    The passing score for Exam AZ-304: Microsoft Azure Architect Design is 700 points out of 1000. Microsoft has a scaled scoring system, which means that the number of answers a candidate will have to answer correctly depends on the complexity of the test and the expected skill of the audience.
     

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

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

  • Is this course accredited?

    Yes, Simplilearn is a Silver Microsoft Partner, and this course is accredited by Microsoft.
     

  • Is the exam fee included in the course fee?

    Yes, the exam fee is included in the course fee.

  • How can I pass the Exam AZ-304: Microsoft Azure Architect Design in my first attempt?

    Simplilearn’s training course is designed to give you all of the skill sets necessary to successfully complete the required projects and help you pass the Exam AZ-304: Microsoft Azure Architect Design on your first attempt. 
    Please note that this course does not guarantee you will pass the exam on your first attempt, but you will be armed with all of the knowledge to do so.
     

  • How should I prepare for Exam AZ-304: Microsoft Azure Architect Design?

    Simplilearn’s Microsoft Azure Certification training is 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 Certification Training course will allow you to pass the Microsoft Azure certification exam and get certified.

  • In what languages is Exam AZ-304: Microsoft Azure Architect Design available?

    The Azure exams can be taken in a variety of languages. The exams are available in English, Spanish, Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional), French, German, Japanese, Portuguese (Brazil), and Russian.  Non-native English speakers who take the exam in English can appeal for additional time.

  • What is required to earn the Microsoft Azure Solutions Architect certification?

    Exam AZ-301: Microsoft Azure Architect Design is one of two exams required to pass in order to earn the Microsoft Certified: Azure Solutions Architect Expert certification. The other is the Exam AZ-300: Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies. To earn the Microsoft Azure Solutions Architect certification, you must pass the following exams:

  • Does Microsoft Certified Expert: Azure Solutions Architect replace any existing Azure exams?

    Yes, this Microsoft Certified Azure Architect Design certification is the replacement for AZ – 301. This curriculum prepares you for Exam AZ-301: Microsoft Azure Architect Design. 

    You can earn Microsoft Certified: Azure Solutions Architect Expert certification if you pass one of the following exam combinations:

    • AZ-300 and AZ-301
    • AZ-303 and AZ-304
    • AZ-300 and AZ-304
    • AZ-301 and AZ-303

  • Do you provide assistance for the exam application process?

    Yes, our Help and Support team can provide you with assistance for the exam application process.
     

  • If I need to cancel my enrollment, can I get a refund?

    Yes, you can cancel your enrollment if necessary. We will refund the course price after deducting an administration fee. To learn more, please read our Refund Policy.
     

  • How can I learn more about this training program?

    Contact us using the form on the right of any page on Simplilearn website, or select the Live Chatbot. Our customer service representatives can provide you with more details.

  • How do I order books and study materials?

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

  • Where can I download Microsoft Azure application?

    You can download the application for the Azure certification exam here.

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Why Online Bootcamp

  • Develop skills for real career growthCutting-edge curriculum designed in guidance with industry and academia to develop job-ready skills
  • Learn from experts active in their field, not out-of-touch trainersLeading practitioners who bring current best practices and case studies to sessions that fit into your work schedule.
  • Learn by working on real-world problemsCapstone projects involving real world data sets with virtual labs for hands-on learning
  • Structured guidance ensuring learning never stops24x7 Learning support from mentors and a community of like-minded peers to resolve any conceptual doubts

FAQs

  • What is an Azure Architect?

    A Microsoft Azure Solutions Architect is a verified expert at architecting and managing all aspects of Azure infrastructure and solutions and is responsible for planning solutions to meet the business needs of an organization.

  • What is Microsoft Azure?

    Microsoft Azure is a set of cloud services design to help any organization address day-to-day business challenges. Azure allows you to build, manage, and deploy applications on a large, worldwide network using Azure tools and frameworks.
     

  • How much does a cloud architect make?

    A cloud architect in the U.S earns an average annual salary of $155,581. Salaries currently range between $122,500 -  $175,000 (source: Zip Recruiter).
     

  • Who are the trainers for this training program?

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

  • How do I get access to the Azure Platform?

    You may get access a free trial of Azure by visiting https://azure.microsoft.com/en-in/free/
     

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

    The system requirements to attend this online training are quite basic:

    • A supported operating system; OS: Windows any version above XP SP3 or & Mac any version above OS X 10.6
    • Internet Speed: preferably at or above 512 KBPS
    • Headset: Any decent headset and microphone which can be used to talk and hear clearly
    • Azure trial from Microsoft or a paid subscription  

     
     

  • 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.
     

  • What is online classroom training?

    All of the classes are conducted via live online streaming. They are interactive sessions that enable you to ask questions and participate in discussions during class time. 
     

  • How do I register for this online training course by Simplilearn?

    You can enrol in this online Azure Solutions Architect Certification training on our website and make an online payment using any of the following options: 

    • Visa Credit or Debit Card
    • MasterCard
    • American Express
    • Diner’s Club
    • PayPal 

     Once payment is received you will automatically receive a payment receipt and access information via email.
     

  • What certification will I receive after completing the Azure Solutions Architect training?

    After successful completion of Microsoft Certified Expert: Azure Solutions Architect Certification training, you will be awarded the course completion certificate from Simplilearn.
     

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

    If you enrol for self-paced e-learning, you will have access to pre-recorded videos. If you enrol 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 session?

    We provide recordings of each session you attend for future reference.
     

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  • PMP, PMI, PMBOK, CAPM, PgMP, PfMP, ACP, PBA, RMP, SP, and OPM3 are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.