Microsoft Certified: Azure for SAP Workloads Specialty

Demonstrate planning, migration, and operation of an SAP solution on Microsoft Azure while you leverage Azure resources.

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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), SAP Business Suite 4 (S/4) HANA, SAP NetWeaver, SAP Business Warehouse 4 (BW/4) HANA, 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 will be updated on July 23, 2024. Review the study guide linked in the Certification resources section for details about upcoming changes.

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

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You will have 100 minutes to complete this assessment.

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This exam is offered in the following languages:

English, Japanese, Chinese (Simplified), Korean, French, German, Spanish, Portuguese (Brazil), Chinese (Traditional), Italian

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