Fresh Microsoft Azure Certification Courses for Cloud Professionals in 2022 (Beta Versions)

December 9, 2021 | Comments(0) |

As the new year approaches, professionals keen to build a career in the cloud computing space will be eager to know which Microsoft Azure certifications will fetch them better prospects? Moreover, earning the right cloud certification training from authorized training partners plays a vital role in pursuing a career in cloud computing. This blog post covers details of brand-new Microsoft Azure courses that are released as beta version courses by Microsoft. Come, let us explore these certification courses in detail.  

Table of Contents

About Microsoft Beta Exams

The Exam AZ-305: Designing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions

The Exam AZ-800: Administering Windows Server Hybrid Core Infrastructure

The Exam AZ-801: Configuring Windows Server Hybrid Advanced Services

The Exam DP-420: Designing and Implementing Cloud-Native Applications Using Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB

How CloudThat Can Help You

About Microsoft Beta Exams

Microsoft Beta exams are an essential part of all Microsoft initiatives for developing a fool-proof exam development process. Microsoft allows approximately 400 candidates to take Beta exams to evaluate its quality and provides a reliable evaluation of the knowledge and skills needed to succeed.  

Here are the 4 recent beta certifications from Microsoft Azure available for cloud professionals to explore:  

  1. Exam AZ-305: Designing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions  
  2. Exam AZ-800: Administering Windows Server Hybrid Core Infrastructure  
  3. Exam AZ-801: Configuring Windows Server Hybrid Advanced Services  
  4. Exam DP-420: Designing and Implementing Cloud-Native Applications Using Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB  

The Exam AZ-305: Designing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions

Exam AZ-305 is required to earn the Azure Solutions Architect Expert certification. This exam enables aspirants to nurture skills for designing cloud and hybrid solutions that run on Azure which includes compute, storage, network, security, and monitoring. The exam also helps to hone skills pertaining to the design of best practices and patterns for Microsoft Cloud Adoption Framework for Azure and the Microsoft Azure Well-Architected Framework.  

Prerequisites for taking-up Exam AZ-305 Azure Certification  

  • Knowledge of Azure Active Directory  
  • Knowledge of Azure Compute Technologies such as containers, VMs (virtual machines), and serverless solutions  
  • Knowledge of Azure virtual networking to include load balancers  
  • Understanding of Azure Storage technologies (unstructured and databases)  
  • Knowledge of general application design concepts such as messaging and high availability  

Passing Score: 700  

The Exam AZ-800: Administering Windows Server Hybrid Core Infrastructure

Exam AZ-800 aspirants use on-premises, hybrid, and cloud technologies and administer core Windows Server Workloads. To accomplish these tasks, they employ administrative tools and technologies like PowerShell, Windows Admin Center, Azure Arc, and IaaS virtual machine administration.  

Prerequisites for taking-up Exam AZ-800 Azure Certification  

Rigorous experience in working with Windows Server Operating Systems  

Passing Score: 700  

The Exam AZ-801: Configuring Windows Server Hybrid Advanced Services

Exam AZ-801 aspirants develop skills of implementing and managing Windows Server high availability, securing on-premises Windows Server and hybrid infrastructures, Disaster recovery implementation, migration of servers and workloads, monitoring and troubleshooting Windows Server environments.  

Prerequisites for taking-up Exam AZ-801 Azure Certification  

Rigorous experience in working with Windows Server Operating Systems  

Passing Score: 700 

The Exam DP-420: Designing and Implementing Cloud-Native Applications Using Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB

Exam DP-420 aspirants should have extensive knowledge of building apps for Azure and skills to work with Azure Cosmos DB database technologies. They should demonstrate skills in designing and implementing data models; designing and implementing data distribution; integrating an Azure Cosmos DB solution; optimizing an Azure Cosmos DB solution, and maintaining an Azure Cosmos DB solution.  

Prerequisites for taking-up Exam DP-420 Certification  

  • Skills to navigate the Azure portal (Equivalent of AZ-900) and Microsoft Azure  
  • Experience of Azure supported language at the intermediate level (Python, Java, JavaScript or C#)  
  • Prowess to write code to connect and perform operations on a NoSQL or SQL database product (Oracle, MongoDB, Cassandra, SQL Server, or similar)  

Passing Score: 700 

How CloudThat Can Help You

CloudThat is a pioneer in cloud computing certification training with a record of accomplishment of enabling 400k+ professionals to gear up and succeed in cracking cloud certification exams. CloudThat a Microsoft Gold Partner provides access to the official Microsoft curriculum and training from Microsoft-certified trainers can help you to get trained in the Azure certification path recommended by Microsoft. You can access our Microsoft Azure Certification Training courses for more information.

References

https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/microsoft-learn-blog/available-now-exam-az-800-beta-and-exam-az-801-beta/ba-p/2147111 

https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/microsoft-learn-blog/exam-dp-420-beta-prove-your-skills-as-an-azure-cosmos-db/ba-p/2147112  

https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/microsoft-learn-blog/exam-az-305-beta-prove-your-skills-as-an-azure-solutions/ba-p/2147115  


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