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 Curriculum

    Preview
    • Lesson 01: Course Introduction

      05:27Preview
      • 01 Course Welcome
        01:58
      • 02 Introduction
        03:29
    • Lesson 02: Information Gathering

      01:07:51Preview
      • 01 Gather information and requirements
        02:01
      • 02 Demo Azure Cost Calculator
        04:00
      • 03 Optimize Consumption Strategy
        04:10
      • 04 Optimize Compute Costs
        04:10
      • 05 Optimize Compute Costs Reserve your VMs
        01:00
      • 06 Optimize Identity Costs
        02:15
      • 07 Optimize network costs
        04:57
      • 08 Optimize Storage Costs
        07:44
      • 09 Monitoring strategy Agenda
        00:58
      • 10 Monitoring strategy
        02:57
      • 11 Azure Compliance
        04:14
      • 12 Azure Monitor Overview
        05:45
      • 13 Azure Monitor Application Insights
        06:59
      • 14 Azure Monitor Scenarios
        06:49
      • 15 Organizing Resource
        04:21
      • 16 Compliance Azure Policy
        05:31
    • Lesson 03: Identity security

      59:46Preview
      • 01 What is Identity and access Managment
        04:40
      • 02 Access control
        04:45
      • 03 What is Azure Active Directory
        09:47
      • 04 Azure AD BtoB
        04:35
      • 05 Azure AD BtoC
        11:05
      • 06 Azure Active Directory Domain Services
        09:03
      • 07 Enterprise application Access control
        09:44
      • 08 Self Service
        06:07
    • Lesson 04: Authentication and authorization

      01:01:41Preview
      • 01 Auth and Auth Intro
        00:37
      • 02 Authentication Authorization and Protocols
        06:44
      • 03 Azure AD AUthentication Optons
        08:50
      • 04 Identity Delegation
        03:33
      • 05 API Management and API Keys
        05:38
      • 06 Single SIgn On
        05:33
      • 07 Configuring SSO LAB
        08:55
      • 08 Managed Identities
        06:09
      • 09 Azure key vault
        04:29
      • 10 MultiFactor Authentication
        05:32
      • 11 Oauth and Open ID Lab
        05:41
    • Lesson 05: Design for risk prevention for identity

      32:49Preview
      • 01 Risk prevention for identity Agenda
        00:43
      • 02 Identity Security and risk Management
        11:48
      • 03 Azure AD identity protecton
        08:51
      • 04 Conditional access
        03:39
      • 05 Azure AD PIM
        03:36
      • 06 Azure AD password protection
        02:09
      • 07 Azure AD Licensing
        02:03
    • Lesson 06: Monitoring for Identity and Security

      13:31Preview
      • 01 Introduction
        00:16
      • 02 Monitoring azure AD
        05:48
      • 03 Monitoring in PIM and Azure ad identity protection
        04:00
      • 04 Azure AD connect Health
        03:27
    • Lesson 07: Design a data management strategy

      01:04:21Preview
      • 01 Introduction
        15:09
      • 02 Building Azure SQL Database
        13:08
      • 03 Concepts of Buidling Azure SQL Database
        06:45
      • 04 Cosmos DB
        13:40
      • 05 SQL Dataware House
        08:14
      • 06 Azure data lake storage
        07:25
    • Lesson 08: Data Flow

      31:02Preview
      • 01 Data Flow Introducton
        00:27
      • 02 Azure data flow fundamentals
        06:59
      • 03 Azure Data Factory
        14:41
      • 04 Databricks
        08:55
    • Lesson 09: Design a Data protection Strategy

      47:07Preview
      • 01 Introduction
        00:37
      • 02 Data protection fundamentals
        07:02
      • 03 Azure SQL Data Protection
        13:19
      • 04 Azure SQL Network Security
        12:55
      • 05 Data protecton for Azure DW
        05:57
      • 06 Data protection for Cosmos DB
        07:17
    • Lesson 10: Design for Data Monitoring Platform

      11:42
      • 01 Introduction to Data platform Monitoring
        00:54
      • 02 Monitoring Data Management Platforms
        10:48
    • Lesson 11: Azure site Recovery

      34:39Preview
      • 01 Introduction to Site Recovery
        00:56
      • 02 Principles of Disaster Recovery
        11:52
      • 03 Azure backups
        08:08
      • 04 Azure Site recovery
        13:43
    • Lesson 12: Design for High Availability

      33:54
      • 01 Introduction
        00:43
      • 02 Concepts of High Availability
        08:06
      • 03 HA for Connectivity
        12:26
      • 04 High Availability for Azure Storage
        06:41
      • 05 High Availabiltiy for Azure Data centers
        05:58
    • Lesson 13: Design Data Archives

      22:22Preview
      • 01 Introduction
        00:22
      • 02 Archival Fundamentals
        08:30
      • 03 Archiving with Azure Blob storage
        13:30
    • Lesson 14: Deployment

      46:18Preview
      • 01 Deployment Migration and Integration Introduction
        00:31
      • 02 Deployment Strategies
        15:28
      • 03 Azure Resource Manager Templates
        16:05
      • 04 Azure automation
        14:14
    • Lesson 15: Migration

      24:12Preview
      • 01 Introduction
        01:01
      • 02 Migration Fundamentals
        16:24
      • 03 Azure import export service
        06:47
    • Lesson 16: Integration

      30:18Preview
      • 01 Introduction to integration
        00:55
      • 02 Integration Fundamentals
        12:46
      • 03 Integration through API Management
        07:30
      • 04 Messaging
        04:38
      • 05 Integration with Events Platform
        03:37
      • 06 Azure Active Directory
        00:52
    • Lesson 17: Storage

      24:14
      • 01 Storage Fundamentals
        12:24
      • 02 Azure File Shares
        06:59
      • 03 Store Simple
        04:51
  • Section 02: Live Virtual Class Curriculum

    Preview
    • Lesson 01: Designing for Identity and Security

      • Managing Security and Identity for Azure Solutions
      • Integrating SaaS Services Available on the Azure Platform
    • Lesson 02: Designing a Data Platform Solution

      • Backing Azure Solutions with Azure Storage
      • Comparing Database Options in Azure
      • Monitoring and Automating Azure Solutions
    • Lesson 03: Designing for Deployment, Migration, and Integration

      • Deploying Resources with Azure Resource Manager
      • Creating Managed Server Applications in Azure
      • Authoring Serverless Applications in Azure
    • Lesson 04: Designing an Infrastructure Strategy

      • Application Architecture Patterns in Azure
      • Building Azure IaaS-Based Server Applications (ADSK)
      • Networking Azure Application Components
      • Integrating Azure Solution Components Using Messaging Services

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.
     

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