Microsoft Azure exam is designed for candidates who want to show their foundation-level cloud services knowledge. It is intended for non-technical background candidates who are involved in buying or selling cloud-based services and solutions or who are involved with cloud-based services and solutions and those who have a technical background and have to validate the foundational-level knowledge related to cloud services. You do not need technical IT experience though some general IT experience or knowledge is beneficial.
Preparing for the AZ-900 exams
Firstly, you should take this examination seriously. It doesn’t really matter whether you have 2 years or 4 years of experience. If you are not prepared you will struggle with Azure. The best method to prepare for AZ-900 Fundamentals is from Microsoft Learn.
Microsoft Learn was created by Ignite 2018. It is a free learning tool for various Microsoft technologies besides Azure. Depending on your skills or your job role, it offers you different learning paths. Many learning paths offer you hand-on learning and can help you develop practical skills in an interactive way. The best part of the exam is it is free. You do not require a credit card and you can receive instant access to various Microsoft modules and tools.
After you select the course module, you have to click on the Azure Fundamentals course for proceeding with the exam learning. It has 11 modules and 9 hours of learning. It gives you a good command on skills that will be measured during exams.
This examination will give you a total of 60 minutes and 44 (might vary) objective type AZ-900 exam questions. Here, students get 30 minutes additional time to read the exam terms and guidelines.
The result sheet will be printed after the exam to enable you to see the area you are performing well and the areas wherein you have to work on.
The study plan to pass the Azure-900 exam:
- 2 days to learn from Microsoft Learn Platform
- 1 or 1.5 days to prepare for the exams.
One day indicates 6 to 8 hours of work. It might take a week to study 2 to 3 hours a day after work.
AZ-900 Azure Content
- Cloud concept
It contains general knowledge regarding cloud computing including the benefits of the cloud, the various cloud services offered and the difference in the cloud deployment models.
- Core Azure services
It contains the introduction to various services offered by Azure in all the service categories.
- Security, Privacy, Compliance, and Trust in Azure
It contains the security provided by Azure for its services including the commitment of Azure in regulatory and privacy compliance.
- Azure Pricing and Support
It contains information regarding the different kinds of Azure subscriptions and tools to calculate the cost, cost factors, and support plans. AZ-900 Fundamentals is a tricky certification that measures your skills related to cloud concepts and provides you with a basic understanding of Microsoft Azure. The knowledge in this examination is vital for Azure’s role-based certification.