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  • Authoritative and complete Exam AZ-204 preparation content, straight from Microsoft
  • Covers developing Azure IaaS and PaaS compute solutions; developing for Azure storage; implementing Azure security; monitoring, troubleshooting, and optimizing Azure solutions; and leveraging Azure or third-party services
  • Organized by exam objectives for efficient study
  • Strategic, what-if scenarios help you master the big-picture thinking the exam demands
  • Contains up-to-date Microsoft Certified: Azure Developer Associate exam preparation tips from a leading Microsoft Azure expert


  • Copyright 2021
  • Dimensions: 7-3/8" x 9-1/8"
  • Pages: 352
  • Edition: 1st
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  • ISBN-10: 0-13-679833-0
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-13-679833-0

Prepare for Microsoft Exam AZ-204and 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.

See full details at: microsoft.com/learn



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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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