Course Overview

This Azure Architect Design 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

100% Money Back Guarantee
No questions asked refund*

At Simplilearn, we value the trust of our patrons immensely. But, if you feel that a course does not meet your expectations, we offer a 7-day money-back guarantee. Just send us a refund request via email within 7 days of purchase and we will refund 100% of your payment, no questions asked!
  • 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
  • 8X higher interaction in live online classes conducted by industry experts

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

₹ 23,999

  • 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 in Surat from:-
11th Dec: Weekend Class
8th Jan: Weekend Class
Show all classes

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


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


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.
Read More

Course Content

  • Section 01: Self Paced Learning Curiculum

    • Lesson 01: Course Introduction

      • 1.01 Course Welcome
      • 1.02 Course Introduction
    • Lesson 02: Design Monitoring

      • 2.01 Introduction to Design for Cost Optimization
      • 2.02 Azure Cost Calculator and Azure Cost Management
      • 2.03 Minimize Compute Costs: Part One
      • 2.04 Minimize Compute Costs: Part Two
      • 2.05 Minimize Identity Costs
      • 2.06 Minimize Network Costs
      • 2.07 Minimize Storage Costs
      • 2.08 Module Review
      • 2.09 What should be your monitoring strategy
      • 2.10 What is Compliance and what should be the compliance strategy
      • 2.11 Understand the Azure monitoring Service
      • 2.12 Azure Application Insights
      • 2.13 Azure Monitor - Use Cases
      • 2.14 Achieving compliance with Azure Policy
      • 2.15 Azure Sentinel
      • 2.16 Azure Sentinel - Lab Activity
    • Lesson 03: Design Identity and Security

      • 3.01 Design Identity and Security - Module Introduction
      • 3.02 Introduction to Identities
      • 3.03 What is an Access Control
      • 3.04 Azure AD on LightBoard
      • 3.05 Azure Active Directory - Introduction
      • 3.06 Authentication and Authorization
      • 3.07 Authentication Authorization and their protocols
      • 3.08 Options Available in Azure AD authentication
      • 3.09 Single Sign On
      • 3.10 SSO - Lab Activity
      • 3.11 All About MFA in Azure
      • 3.12 OpenID and OAUTH2 - Lab Activity
      • 3.13 Conditional Access - Lab Activity
      • 3.14 Azure AD Connect
      • 3.15 Azure AD Connect - Health
      • 3.16 Monitoring Azure AD
      • 3.17 Self Service
      • 3.18 Azure AD B2B
      • 3.19 Azure AD B2C
      • 3.20 Chosing the right authentication method
      • 3.21 Design Authorization - Introduction
      • 3.22 Azure Management Groups
      • 3.23 Azure Subscriptions
      • 3.24 Azure Subscription Usage
      • 3.25 RBAC Concepts
      • 3.26 RBAC Roles
      • 3.27 Azure AD Roles and Permissions
      • 3.28 Role Definitions
      • 3.29 Role Defintions - Powershell
      • 3.30 RBAC Hierarchical Structure
      • 3.31 Access Reviews Feature
      • 3.32 Security and Risk Managment for Identities
      • 3.33 Azure AD Identity Protection
      • 3.34 Monitoring in PIM and Azure Identity Protection
      • 3.35 Privileged Identity Management PIM
      • 3.36 Azure AD Password Protection
      • 3.37 Azure AD Licensing
      • 3.38 Just in Time Access
      • 3.39 Organization Resources
      • 3.40 Meeting Compliance with Azure Policy
      • 3.41 Azure Blueprints
      • 3.42 Azure Key Vault
      • 3.43 Azure AD Managed Identities
    • Lesson 04: Design Data Storage

      • 4.01 Storage Fundamentals
      • 4.02 Azure File Shares
      • 4.03 Azure StoreSimple
      • 4.04 Data Management Introduction
      • 4.05 Building Azure SQL Database: Part One
      • 4.06 Building Azure SQL Database: Part Two
      • 4.07 CosmosDB
      • 4.08 SQL DatawareHouse
      • 4.09 Azure Synapse Analytics
      • 4.10 Azure Data Lake Storage
      • 4.11 Data Flow Introduction
      • 4.12 Azure Data flow fundamentals
      • 4.13 Azure Data Factory
      • 4.14 Azure DataBricks
      • 4.15 Azure Storage
      • 4.16 Azure Storage account
      • 4.17 Standard and premium storage accounts
      • 4.18 Storage types
      • 4.19 creating Storage account - lab activity
      • 4.20 Create storage account - Powershell - LAB Activity
      • 4.21 Azure storage explorer
      • 4.22 Azure Blob Containers
      • 4.23 Storage performance tiers
      • 4.24 Uploading Blobs
      • 4.25 Blob Access Policies
      • 4.26 Files VS. Blobs
      • 4.27 Storage security
      • 4.28 Authorization options
      • 4.29 Shared access signatures
      • 4.30 Shared access signatures - Lab activity
      • 4.31 SAS Best Practices
      • 4.32 Blob Public Level access
    • Lesson 05: Design Business Continuity

      • 5.01 Introduction to Site recovery
      • 5.02 Principles of Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity
      • 5.03 Azure Site Recovery Replication
      • 5.04 Azure Site Recovery Backup
      • 5.05 Design for Archival - Introduction
      • 5.06 Design for Archival - Fundamentals of Archival
      • 5.07 Design for Archival - Azure Storage Account and Using Account Tiers
      • 5.08 High Availability - Introduction
      • 5.09 Concepts of High Availability
      • 5.10 High Availablity for Azure Data Centers
      • 5.11 High Availability for Azure Storage
      • 5.12 High Availability for Connectivity
    • Lesson 06: Design Infrastructure

      • 6.01 Deployment Migration and Integration Introduction
      • 6.02 Deployment Strategies
      • 6.03 Azure Resource Manager Templates
      • 6.04 Azure Automation
      • 6.05 Fundamentals of Data protection
      • 6.06 Azure SQL Data protection
      • 6.07 Azure SQL Data Network Security
      • 6.08 Data protection for Azure data warehouse
      • 6.09 Data protection for COsmosDB
      • 6.10 Migration Introduction
      • 6.11 Migration Fundamentals
      • 6.12 Azure Import Export Service

Exam & Certification

Microsoft Azure Architect Certificate in Surat
  • 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 Architect Design Certification exam results?

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

  • Is this Azure Architect Design course accredited?

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

  • Is the exam fee included in this Azure Architect Design course fee?

    Yes, the exam fee is included in the Azure Architect Design 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.


  • Steven Kummer

    Steven Kummer


    Simplilearn provides excellent content, great instruction, and fantastic delivery. After the course completion, I was amazed at my learning. Trainer, DK did a great job.


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


  • 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 Azure Architect Design 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.

  • What comes after Azure Architect Design Training Course?

    We recommend you upgrade your knowledge after you have completed this Azure Architect Design Course.Consider taking a Post Graduate Program in Cloud Computing to become an expert and take your career to new heights. 

  • How do I get access to the Azure Platform?

    You may get access a free trial of Azure by visiting

  • 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 Architect Design training?

    After successful completion of Microsoft Certified Expert: Azure Architect Design 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.

Find Microsoft Certified Azure Architect Design (AZ-304) Training Course in other cities

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