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Exam Ref AZ-204 Developing Solutions for Microsoft Azure, 1st edition

  • Santiago Fernandez Munoz
Exam Ref AZ-204 Developing Solutions for Microsoft Azure

ISBN-13: 9780136798330

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1st edition

Published by Microsoft Press (December 16th 2020) - Copyright © 2021

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Prepare for Microsoft Exam AZ-204—and help demonstrate your real-world mastery of Microsoft Azure solution development. Designed for working Azure developers, this Exam Ref focuses on the critical thinking and decision-making acumen needed for success at the Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate level.


Focus on the expertise measured by these objectives:

• Develop Azure compute solutions

• Develop for Azure storage

• Implement Azure security

• Monitor, troubleshoot, and optimize Azure solutions

• Connect to and consume Azure services and third-party services


This Microsoft Exam Ref:

• Organizes its coverage by exam objectives

• Features strategic, what-if scenarios to challenge you

• Assumes you want to show your ability to design and build diverse Microsoft Azure cloud solutions, and successfully participate in all phases of their development


About the Exam

Exam AZ-204 focuses on knowledge needed to implement IaaS solutions; create Azure App Service Web Apps; implement Azure Functions; develop solutions using Cosmos DB and Blob Storage; implement user authentication, authorization, and secure cloud solutions; integrate caching and content delivery within solutions; instrument solutions to support monitoring and logging; develop an App Service Logic App; implement API Management; develop event- and message-based solutions.


About Microsoft Certification

Passing this exam fulfills your requirements for the Microsoft Certified: Azure Developer Associate credential, demonstrating your readiness to design, build, test, and maintain Microsoft Azure cloud solutions, and partner with other cloud professionals and clients to implement them. This exam is also a prerequisite for the Microsoft Certified: Azure DevOps Engineer Expert credential.


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Chapter 1 Develop Azure Infrastructure as a service compute solution 

Skill 1.1: Implement solutions that use virtual machines (VM

Skill 1.2: Create Azure App Service web apps

Skill 1.3: Implement Azure Functions


Chapter 2 Develop for Azure storage 

Skill 2.1: Develop solutions that use Cosmos DB storage

Skill 2.2: Develop solutions that use Blob Storage


Chapter 3 Implement Azure security 

Skill 3.1: Implement user authentication and authorization

Skill 3.2: Implement secure cloud solutions


Chapter 4 Monitor, troubleshoot, and optimize Azure solutions 

Skill 4.1: Integrate caching and content delivery within solutions

Skill 4.2: Instrument solutions to support monitoring and logging


Chapter 5 Connect to and consume Azure services and third-party services 

Skill 5.1: Develop an App Service Logic App

Skill 5.2: Implement API Management

Skill 5.3: Develop event-based solutions
Skill 5.4: Develop message-based solution

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