Below you will find a list of what is going to be tested in the new AZ-301 Microsoft Azure Architect Design exam and a link to a resource that I think will help you learn and pass the exam. It is a work in progress at the moment and I will keep updating it. If you do find a link that is not working, or I have linked to the wrong resource. Please let me know. Also if you would like to help fill in the blanks please leave a comment below.
At Microsoft Ignite, they had a session on this Exam. It is worth the watch.
Skills measured from AZ-301: Microsoft Azure Architect Design exam
Determine Workload Requirements (10-15%)
Gather Information and Requirements
Identify compliance requirements, identity and access management infrastructure, and service-oriented architectures (e.g., integration patterns, service design, service discoverability)
Identify accessibility (e.g. Web Content Accessibility Guidelines), availability (e.g. Service Level Agreement), capacity planning and scalability, deploy-ability (e.g., repositories, failback, slot-based deployment), configurability, governance, maintainability (e.g. logging, debugging, troubleshooting, recovery, training), security (e.g. authentication, authorization, attacks), and sizing (e.g. support costs, optimization) requirements
Recommend changes during project execution (ongoing)
Evaluate products and services to align with solution
Create testing scenarios
Optimize Consumption Strategy
Optimize app service, compute, identity, network, and storage costs
Design an Auditing and Monitoring Strategy
Define logical groupings (tags) for resources to be monitored
I’m Richard Hooper aka Pixel Robots. I started this blog in 2016 for a couple reasons. The first reason was basically just a place for me to store my step by step guides, troubleshooting guides and just plain ideas about being a sysadmin. The second reason was to share what I have learned and found out with other people like me. Hopefully, you can find something useful on the site.