Azure Solutions Architect AZ-30x
Accelerated Exam Prep

Learn Azure architecture with Microsoft MVPs Tim Warner and Mike Pfeiffer and prepare for the Microsoft Azure Solutions Architect certification exams.

Your Instructors

Tim Warner

Microsoft MVP, Pluralsight teacher, Microsoft Press & Wiley author, Azure solution architect.

Mike Pfeiffer

Microsoft MVP, Pluralsight author, ex-AWS cloud solutions architect, host of CloudSkills.fm podcast.

Course Outline

This online training course covers every single objective from Microsoft's official exam skills outline for both AZ-30x exams.

  • Azure AD Identity Design

    Learn how to design and implement Multiple directories, Custom domains, Guest accounts, Self-service password reset, Multi-Factor Authentication, Verification methods, Trusted IPs, Bypass, Azure AD Conditional Access, Azure AD Identity Protection, Azure AD Connect, Synchronization options, Password writeback, and how to work with Azure AD Connect Health.

  • Azure Storage Design

    Learn how to design and implement Storage account options, Replication, Authentication, Azure AD, SAS, Access keys, Services, Blob, File, Public and private network access, Storage account failover, Storage tiers, Lifecycle management, Data flows/data analysis, Azure Data Factory, Azure Databricks, Azure Data Lake, and Azure Synapse.

  • IaaS/CaaS Infrastructure Design

    Learn how to design and implement Dedicated Host, VM storage, Azure Disk Encryption, VHD images, Scale sets, Automated deployment, ARM templates, Template library, Configuration management, Automation runbooks, VDI, Windows Virtual Desktop, Containers, Azure Container Registry, Azure Container Instances, Azure Kubernetes Service, Azure Service Fabric, VM Backup, recovery, and migration, VM backup and restore, Azure Site Recovery, Server migration, and Database migration.

  • Azure Network Design

    Learn how to design and implement Network provisioning, Addressing, Name resolution, Public and private network access, Bastion, Routing, NSGs / ASGs, Azure Firewall, Routing tables, VNet peering, and Hybrid cloud.

  • High Availability Design

    Learn how to design and implement VMS, Availability zones & sets, VMSS, Application and workload redundancy, App Service, Database, Network, Azure Load Balancer, Azure Application Gateway/WAF, Traffic Manager, and Azure Front Door

  • Azure PaaS Design

    Learn how to design and implement App Service, Web App for Containers, App Service Plans, Deployment Slots, Serverless, Azure Functions, Azure Logic Apps, Microservices, Event Grid, Event Hub, Service Bus, Storage queues, API Management Service, Enterprise Integration, Azure DevOps, and ITSM platforms.

  • Azure Authentication Design

    Learn how to design and implement Azure AD SSO solutions, Azure management scopes, RBAC, Azure AD PIM, Azure AD IdP, Azure Security Center, and JIT VM Access.

  • Azure Application Security

    Learn how to design and implement Azure Key Vault, Managed Identity, and App Registrations.

  • Azure Database Design

    Learn how to design and implement NoSQL, Table storage, Cosmos DB, Sizing, HA, End-to-end encryption, SQL, Azure SQL Database, Sizing, HA, End-to-end encryption, and Azure SQL Database Managed Instance.

  • Azure Monitoring Design

    Learn how to design and implement Infrastructure monitoring, Azure Monitor, Insights, Workbooks, Alerts and Action Groups, Log search, Service Health/Resource Health, Azure Security Center, Log Analytics, Network Performance Monitor, KQL, Azure Sentinel, Cost Optimization, Reservations, Advisor, Cost management + billing, and Log Aggregation.

  • Azure Governance

    Learn how to design and implement Management scopes, Management groups, RBAC, Policy, Tags, and Blueprints

  • Azure Architect Exam Strategy

    In this final session we'll address common questions and answers, Which exam version should I take?, Does exam order matter?, What's the difference between the exams?, Microsoft online testing process, Exam item types, and run through some practice questions.

Frequently Asked Questions

This course is for anybody working in the IT industry who wants to successfully pass the AZ-300/AZ-301 or AZ-303/304 Microsoft Azure Solutions Architect certification exams. This is an expert level certification, and this course is aimed at IT practitioners who have a general understanding of the Azure platform.

This course includes a collection of practice exams with exhaustive explanations with every single question. These practice tests are designed to simulate a real exam experience. The questions are based on the official skills outline from Microsoft.

Yes! We can issue you an online and verifiable certificate of completion, similar to this one.

Yes, anyone who enrolls in this course gets LIFETIME access to all the videos, including some special bonuses!

Enrollment in this course includes lifetime access + updates.

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