As a candidate for this exam, you’re a technology professional who wants to demonstrate foundational knowledge of cloud concepts in general and Microsoft Azure in particular. This exam is a common starting point in a journey towards a career in Azure.
You can describe Azure architectural components and Azure services, such as:
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.
The English language version of this exam was updated on January 23, 2024. Review the study guide linked in the “Tip” box for details about the latest changes. If a localized version of this exam is available, it will be updated approximately eight weeks after this date. While Microsoft makes every effort to update localized versions as noted, there may be times when the localized versions of this exam are not updated on this schedule.
Passing score: 700. Learn more about exam scores.
Part of the requirements for: Microsoft Certified: Azure Fundamentals
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- The English language version of this exam was updated on January 23, 2024. Review the study guide linked in the preceding “Tip” box for details about the skills measured and latest changes.
- Describe cloud concepts (25–30%)
- Describe Azure architecture and services (35–40%)
- Describe Azure management and governance (30–35%)
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