Certification

Microsoft Certified: Azure Fundamentals

Demonstrate foundational knowledge of cloud concepts, core Azure services, plus Azure management and governance features and tools.

At a glance

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Overview

As a candidate for this certification, you’re a technology professional who wants to demonstrate foundational knowledge of cloud concepts in general and Microsoft Azure in particular. This certification is a common starting point in a journey towards a career in Azure.

You can describe Azure architectural components and Azure services, such as:

  • Compute
  • Networking
  • Storage

You can also describe features and tools to secure, govern, and administer Azure.

You should have skills and experience working with an area of IT, such as:

  • Infrastructure management
  • Database management
  • Software development

You may be eligible for ACE college credit if you pass this certification exam. See ACE college credit for certification exams for details.

Skills measured

  • Describe cloud concepts
  • Describe Azure architecture and services
  • Describe Azure management and governance

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Practice Assessment

Assess your knowledge

Practice assessments provide you with an overview of the style, wording, and difficulty of the questions you're likely to experience on the exam. Through these assessments, you're able to assess your readiness, determine where additional preparation is needed, and fill knowledge gaps bringing you one step closer to the likelihood of passing your exam.

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Exam Sandbox

Experience demo

Experience the look and feel of the exam before taking it. You'll be able to interact with different question types in the same user interface you'll use during the exam.

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You will have 45 minutes to complete this assessment.

Exam policy

This exam will be proctored, and is not open book. You may have interactive components to complete as part of this exam. To learn more about exam duration and experience, visit: Exam duration and exam experience.

If you fail a certification exam, don’t worry. You can retake it 24 hours after the first attempt. For subsequent retakes, the amount of time varies. For full details, visit: Exam retake policy.

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This exam is offered in the following languages:

English, Japanese, Chinese (Simplified), Korean, Spanish, German, French, Indonesian (Indonesia), Arabic (Saudi Arabia), Chinese (Traditional), Italian, Portuguese (Brazil), Russian

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Certification resources

Exam AZ-900 study guide

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