Microsoft Certified: Azure for SAP Workloads Specialty

Certification details

As a candidate for this certification, you’re an architect or engineer with extensive experience and knowledge of the systems applications and products (SAP) system landscape and industry standards that are specific to the initial migration or integration and the long-term operation of an SAP solution on Microsoft Azure.

As an architect or an engineer for Azure for SAP Workloads, you’re responsible for:

  • Making recommendations on services.
  • Adjusting resources as appropriate for optimal resiliency, performance, scale, provision, size, and monitoring.

In these roles, you implement solutions by partnering with:

  • Cloud administrators
  • Cloud database administrators
  • Clients

You should have extensive experience and knowledge of the following applications: SAP high performance analytic appliance (HANA), suite for (S/4) HANA, SAP NetWeaver, SAP business warehouse for (BW/4) HANA, OS servers for SAP applications and databases, Azure portal, Azure Marketplace, and Azure Resource Manager templates.

You should also have experience with:

  • Virtualization
  • Cloud infrastructure
  • Storage structures
  • High availability design
  • Disaster recovery design
  • Data protection concepts
  • Networking

For this certification, we strongly recommend that you have an Azure Administrator Associate certification.


The English language version of this certification was updated on January 22, 2024. Review the study guide linked on the Exam AZ-120 page for details about recent changes.

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Microsoft Certified: Azure for SAP Workloads Specialty

Skills measured

  • Migrate SAP workloads to Azure
  • Design and implement an infrastructure to support SAP workloads on Azure
  • Design and implement high availability and disaster recovery (HA/DR)
  • Maintain SAP workloads on Azure

Job role: Administrator, Solution Architect

Required exams: AZ-120

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Certification exams

  • AZ-120: Planning and Administering Microsoft Azure for SAP Workloads

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    This exam measures your ability to accomplish the following technical tasks: migrate SAP workloads to Azure; design and implement an infrastructure to support SAP workloads on Azure; design and implement high availability and disaster recovery; and maintain SAP workloads on Azure.

    Price based on the country or region in which the exam is proctored.

    for Planning and Administering Microsoft Azure for SAP Workloads

    All objectives of the exam are covered in depth so you'll be ready for any question on the exam.

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