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Which Azure Role-Based Certification is Right for You?

Posted: Dec 9, 2019
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Which Azure Role-Based Certification is Right for You? 

Microsoft's role-based certification model alters the certification landscape dramatically by moving the focus from the product to the actual tasks that IT professionals perform. Microsoft sees the role-based certification model as a better way to keep pace with today’s business requirements and a better way to strengthen your IT career. Microsoft also identified levels of expertise to further align the role-based certifications: Fundamental, Associate, and Expert. Let’s talk about what’s new and what the new certifications look like.

Certifications


Since their initial announcement, Microsoft has added several new Azure role-based certifications with even more coming soon. What follows is a comprehensive listing of all the currently available Microsoft Azure certifications and the courses aligned with each exam. 

Microsoft Azure Fundamentals

The Azure Fundamentals certification path is comprised of one certification exam:azure-fundamentals-100x_v2

  • AZ-900: Microsoft Azure Fundamentals

Once you pass AZ-900 you will earn the Azure Fundamentals certification.

Exam: AZ-900 - Microsoft Azure Fundamentals

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Azure Administrator Associate

The Azure Administrator Associate certification path is comprised of one certification exam:azure-administrator-associate-100px

  • AZ-103: Microsoft Azure Administrator

Once you pass AZ-103 you will earn the Azure Administrator Associate certification.

Exam: AZ-103 - Microsoft Azure Administrator

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Azure AI Engineer Associate

The Azure AI Engineer Associate certification path is comprised of one certification exam:azure-ai-engineer-100px

  • AI-100 - Microsoft Azure AI Engineer Associate

Once you pass AI-100 you will earn the Azure Administrator Associate certification.

Exam: AI-100 - Microsoft Azure AI Engineer Associate

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Azure Data Scientist Associate

The Azure Data Scientist Associate certification path is comprised of one certification exam:azure-data-scientist-associate-100px

  • DP-100 - Microsoft Azure Data Scientist Associate

Once you pass DP-100 you will earn the Azure Administrator Associate certification.

Exam: DP-100 - Microsoft Azure Data Scientist Associate

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Azure Developer Associate

The Azure Developer Associate certification path is comprised of one certification exam:azure-developer-associate-100px

  • AZ-203 - Developing Solutions for Microsoft Azure

Once you pass AZ-203 you will earn the Azure Administrator Associate certification.

Exam: AZ-203 - Developing Solutions for Microsoft Azure

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Azure Data Engineer Associate

The Azure Administrator Associate certification path is comprised of two certification exams:azure-data-engineer-associate-100x

  • DP-200: Implementing an Azure Data Solution
  • DP-201: Designing an Azure Data Solution

Exam: DP-200 - Implementing an Azure Data Solution

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Exam: DP-201 - Designing an Azure Data Solution

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Azure Security Engineer Associate

The Azure Security Engineer Associate certification path is comprised of one certification exam:azure-security-engineer-associate-100px

  • AZ-500 - Microsoft Azure Security Technologies

Once you pass AZ-500 you will earn the Azure Administrator Associate certification.

Exam: AZ-500 - Microsoft Azure Security Technologies

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Azure Solutions Architect Expert

The Azure Solutions Architect certification path is comprised of two certification exams:azure-solutions-architect-expert-100px

  • AZ-300: Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies Exam
  • AZ-301: Microsoft Azure Architect Design Exam

Once you pass both AZ-300 and AZ-301 you will earn the Azure Solutions Architect certification.

Each exam aligns with a track of courses that will properly prepare you for each exam.

Exam: AZ-300 - Solutions Architect Technologies Track

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Exam: AZ-301 - Solutions Architect Design Track

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Azure DevOps Engineer Expert

The Azure Developer Associate certification path is comprised of one certification exam:azure-devops-engineer-expert-100px

  • AZ-400: Microsoft Azure DevOps Solutions

Once you pass AZ-400 you will earn the Azure DevOps Engineer Expert.

Exam: AZ-400 - Microsoft Azure DevOps Solutions

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