Microsoft Azure certification exams

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Designing and Implementing Cloud Data Platform Solutions

Exam 70-473

This exam is for candidates who are interested in validating their skills in designing and implementing Microsoft data platform solutions. Candidates for this exam will have relevant work experience in on-premises and cloud-based platform solutions.

Exam 70-473 includes topics such as: Designing and implementing database solutions for SQL Server and SQL Database; managing database management systems security; designing for high availability, disaster recovery, and scalability; and monitoring and managing database implementations on Azure.

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Designing and Implementing Big Data Analytics Solutions

Exam 70-475

This exam is targeted towards data management professionals, data architects, data scientists, and data developers who design big data analytics solutions on Microsoft Azure. Candidates for this exam should have relevant work experience in big data analytics solutions.

Exam 70-475 includes such topics as: Designing big data batch processing and interactive solutions; designing big data real-time processing solutions; and operationalizing end-to-end cloud analytics solutions.

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Developing Microsoft Azure and Web Services

Exam 70-487

This exam is intended for developers with a minimum of three to five years of experience developing Web Services, including one or more years developing Web API and Azure solutions.

Exam 70-487 includes such topics as: Accessing data; querying and manipulating data by using Entity Framework; Designing and implementing WCF Services; creating and consuming Web API-based services; and deploying web applications and services.

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Developing Microsoft Azure Solutions

Exam 70-532

This exam is for candidates who are experienced in designing, programming, implementing, automating, and monitoring Microsoft Azure solutions. Candidates should also be proficient with development tools, techniques, and approaches used to build scalable and resilient solutions.

Exam 70-532 includes such topics as: Creating and managing Azure Resource Manager Virtual Machines; designing and implementing a storage and data strategy; managing identity, application, and network services; designing and implementing Azure PaaS compute, web and mobile services.

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Implementing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions

Exam 70-533

This exam is for candidates who are experienced in implementing an infrastructure solution in Microsoft Azure. Candidates have experience implementing and monitoring cloud and hybrid solutions as well as supporting application lifecycle management.

Exam 70-533 includes such topics as: Designing and implementing Azure App Service apps; creating and managing Azure Resource Manager Virtual Machines; designing and implementing a storage strategy; implementing an Azure Active Directory; implementing virtual networks; and designing and deploying ARM templates.

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Architecting Microsoft Azure Solutions

Exam 70-535

This exam replaces 70-534 on November 30, 2017 and is for candidates who are interested in validating their Microsoft Azure solution design skills. Candidates should know the features and capabilities of Azure services to be able to identify tradeoffs and make decisions for designing public and hybrid cloud solutions.

Exam 70-535 includes such topics as: Designing Azure Resource Manager (ARM) networking; securing resources; designing an application storage and data access strategy; designing advanced applications; designing Azure Web and Mobile Apps; and designing a management, monitoring, and business continuity strategy.

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Perform Cloud Data Science with Azure Machine Learning

Exam 70-774

Candidates for this exam are data scientists or analysts who use Azure cloud services to build and deploy intelligent solutions. Candidates have a good understanding of Azure data services and machine learning and are familiar with common data science processes such as filtering and transforming data sets, model estimation, and model evaluation. Candidates for this exam should have experience publishing effective APIs for knowledge intelligence.

Exam 70-774 includes such topics as: Prepare data for analysis in Azure Machine Learning and export from Azure Machine Learning; develop machine learning models; operationalize and manage Azure Machine Learning services; and use other services for machine learning.

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Perform Data Engineering on Microsoft HD Insight

Exam 70-775

This certification exam is targeted towards data engineers, data architects, data scientists, and data developers who implement big data engineering workflows on HDInsight. Candidates for this exam should have relevant work experience in big data analytics solutions. Candidates should also be familiar with the features and capabilities of batch data processing, real-time processing, and interactive processing. Candidates who take this exam are expected to be able to apply the Microsoft cloud ecosystem to design and implement big data engineering workflows and to use open source technologies for strategic value-add.

Exam 70-775 includes such topics as: Administer and provision HDlnsight clusters; implement big data batch processing solutions; implement big data interactive processing solutions; and implement big data real-time processing solutions.

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Engineering Data with Microsoft Cloud Services

Exam 70-776

This certification exam is intended for candidates who design analytics solutions and build operationalized solutions on Azure. Candidates for this exam have relevant work experience in data engineering issues with Azure SQL Data Warehouse, Azure Data Lake, Azure Data Factory, and Azure Stream Analytics. Candidates are familiar with the features and capabilities of batch data processing, real-time processing, and operationalization technologies. Candidates for this exam can apply the Microsoft cloud ecosystem to designs and can implement big data analytics solutions to meet their project’s needs.

Exam 70-775 includes such topics as: Design and implement complex event processing by using Azure Stream Analytics; design and implement analytics by using Azure Data Lake; design and implement Azure SQL Data Warehouse Solutions; design and implement cloud-based integration by using Azure Data Factory; and manage and maintain Azure SQL Data Warehouse, Azure Data Lake, Azure Data Factory, and Azure Stream Analytics.

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