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Exam AZ-203: Developing Solutions for Microsoft Azure

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This exam retired on August 31, 2020. A replacement exam, AZ-204, is available. For more information, visit the AZ-204 exam details page.

Candidates for this exam are Azure Developers who design and build cloud solutions such as applications and services. They participate in all phases of development, from solution design, to development and deployment, to testing and maintenance. They partner with cloud solution architects, cloud DBAs, cloud administrators, and clients to implement the solution.

Candidates should be proficient in developing apps and services by using Azure tools and technologies, including storage, security, compute, and communications.

Candidates must have at least one year of experience developing scalable solutions through all phases of software development and be skilled in at least one cloud-supported programming language.

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  • AZ-203: Developing Solutions for Microsoft Azure

    Languages: English, Japanese, Chinese (Simplified), Korean

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    This exam measures your ability to accomplish the following technical tasks: develop Azure Infrastructure as a Service compute solution; develop Azure Platform as a Service compute solution; develop for Azure storage; implement Azure security; monitor, troubleshoot, and optimize solutions; and connect to and consume Azure services and third-party services.

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Skills measured

  • Develop Azure Infrastructure as a Service compute solution (10-15%)
  • Develop Azure Platform as a Service compute solution (20-25%)
  • Develop for Azure storage (15-20%)
  • Implement Azure security (10-15%)
  • Monitor, troubleshoot, and optimize solutions (10-15%)
  • Connect to and consume Azure and third-party services (20-25%)

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