Microsoft Azure Certification Exams: Role-based Paths

Shailendra Chauhan  Print 
28 Nov 2018
29 Nov 2018
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Microsoft announced new roles based Azure certification paths for Administrators, Developers, Solutions Architects and DevOps Engineer who are working with Microsoft Azure Cloud platform. These new certification paths have been introduced based on technical roles and working, rather than covering the broad range of Microsoft Azure features and services to each of them.

At the same time, Microsoft also announced the retirement of the existing Microsoft Azure certification exams on 31 Dec 2018.

Microsoft Role-based Certifications Badges

Microsoft also introduced new certifications badges for your role-based certification achievements. Here are the new pretty cool certifications badges for showing your achievements.

Microsoft Azure Role Based Badges

New Microsoft Azure Role-based Certifications

The new role-based certifications will help you to be aligned with your technical role and skills. Earn a role-based Azure certification and make a bright career in Microsoft Azure as a Developer, Administrator, Solutions Architect or DevOps Engineer.

Microsoft Certified: Azure Administrator Associate

An Azure Administrator is responsible to implement and manage the major azure services including network, security, virtual machine, app services and storage. To earn this certificate, you have to undergo the following 2 certification exams:

  1. Exam AZ-100 : Microsoft Azure Infrastructure and Deployment

  2. Exam AZ-101 : Microsoft Azure Integration and Security

Once you will pass the above two certification exams, then you will earn the Microsoft Certified: Azure Administrator Associate certification.

We built our Microsoft Azure Administrator Associate Certification course around the exams AZ-100 and AZ-101. Our training program will prepare your for earning Microsoft Azure Administrator Associate certificate, so that you can prove your expertise to employers and peers, and make a career as an Azure Administrator.

Microsoft Certified: Azure Developer Associate

An Azure Developer is responsible for developing the modern cloud based applications using the azure major services like app services, storage, SQL database, and Bot. To earn this certificate, you have to undergo the following 2 certification exams:

  1. Exam AZ-200 : Microsoft Azure Developer Core Solutions

  2. Exam AZ-201 : Microsoft Azure Developer Advanced Solutions

Once you will pass the above two certification exams, then you will earn the Microsoft Certified: Azure Developer Associate certification.

We built our Microsoft Azure Developer Associate Certification course around the exams AZ-200 and AZ-201. Our training program will prepare your for earning Microsoft Azure Developer Associate certificate, so that you can prove your expertise to employers and peers, and make a career as an Azure Developer.

Microsoft Azure Certification Paths

Microsoft Certified: Azure Solutions Architect Expert

An Azure Solutions Architect must have expertise in azure mazor services like compute, storage, network, and security. So that he can take the better decesion for developing cloud based applications. To earn this certificate, you have to undergo the following 2 certification exams:

  1. Exam AZ-300 : Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies

  2. Exam AZ-301 Microsoft Azure Architect Design

Once you will pass the above two certification exams, then you will earn the Microsoft Certified: Azure Solutions Architect Expert certification.

Microsoft Certified: Azure DevOps Engineer Expert

An Azure DevOps Engineer is responsible to streamline delivery by optimizing the DevOps practices, and a better collaboration with the Development team. To earn this certificate, you must know both Azure administration and Azure development areas. Also, you must be expert in at least one of the area and you have to undergo the following certification exam:

  1. Exam AZ-400 : Microsoft Azure DevOps Solutions

We built our Microsoft Azure DevOps Expert Certification course around the exam AZ-400. Our training program will prepare your for earning Microsoft Azure DevOps Expert certificate, so that you can prove your expertise to employers and peers, and make a career as an Azure DevOps Expert.

Retired Azure Certifications

The current Azure certification exams are going to be retired on December 31, 2018. So, If you are preparing for these exams, then you can give these exams before 31 Dec 2018. After that, you have to undergo the new role-based certification exams.

  1. 70-532: Developing Microsoft Azure Solutions

  2. 70-533: Implementing Microsoft Azure Solutions

  3. 70-535: Architecting Microsoft Azure Solutions

Retired Azure Certifications Transitions

If you passed the above mentioned exams, then you have to undergo the transitions exams before June 30, 2019. For moving from the old certification exams to the new role-based certification paths, the following transition exams are available:

  1. 70-533 -> AZ-102: Microsoft Azure Administrator Certification Transition

  2. 70-532 -> AZ-202: Microsoft Azure Developer Certification Transition

  3. 70-535 -> AZ-302: Microsoft Azure Solutions Architect Certification Transition

Additional Roles based Certifications Coming in 2019

Also, more new roles-based certification paths will be announced in the Q1 and Q2 of 2019. So, stay tuned to DotNetTricks, to get the information about new roles based Azure certification paths from Microsoft!

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