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AZ-900 Microsoft Azure Fundamentals
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Level: Beginner
Recommended Knowledge
Basic computer literacy

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Microsoft Azure Fundamentals AZ-900

Target Audience

The AZ-900 Microsoft Azure Fundamentals course is designed for individuals who are new to Azure and cloud computing. This course is ideal for:

  • IT professionals beginning their cloud journey.
  • Business stakeholders and technical managers exploring Azure's capabilities.
  • Anyone interested in understanding the fundamentals of Azure services.
  • Individuals aiming to achieve the Microsoft Certified: Azure Fundamentals certification.


The AZ-900 course does not require any prior technical knowledge. It is an entry-level course that provides a foundational understanding of cloud concepts and Azure services, making it accessible to:

  • Beginners with no prior experience in cloud computing.
  • Professionals from non-technical backgrounds.
  • Individuals looking to switch to a cloud-focused career.

How This Course Will Benefit a Student

By completing the AZ-900 Microsoft Azure Fundamentals course, students will:

  • Gain a solid understanding of basic cloud concepts, including core Azure services, solutions, and management tools.
  • Learn about general cloud computing concepts such as scalability, reliability, and security.
  • Acquire knowledge on pricing, support, and lifecycle management of Azure services.
  • Be prepared to take the Microsoft Certified: Azure Fundamentals exam, validating their foundational knowledge of cloud services and Azure.

Why Jumping Bean is the Best Option for the Training

Jumping Bean is the optimal choice for your AZ-900 training needs due to our:

  • Expert Instructors: Our trainers are cloud computing professionals with extensive experience and in-depth knowledge of Azure fundamentals.
  • Comprehensive Curriculum: We provide a detailed and engaging course that covers all aspects of Azure fundamentals, ensuring a strong foundation for further Azure certifications.
  • Flexible Learning Options: Whether you prefer online or in-person training, Jumping Bean offers flexible learning formats to suit your schedule and preferences.
  • Supportive Learning Environment: Our small class sizes and interactive sessions ensure personalized attention and a better learning experience.
  • Proven Success: We have a track record of helping individuals achieve their certification goals and advance their careers with our top-notch training programs.

Course Outline

The AZ-900 Microsoft Azure Fundamentals course will cover the following objectives:

Describe cloud concepts

Describe cloud computing

  • Define cloud computing
  • Describe the shared responsibility model
  • Define cloud models, including public, private, and hybrid
  • Identify appropriate use cases for each cloud model
  • Describe the consumption-based model
  • Compare cloud pricing models

Describe the benefits of using cloud services

  • Describe the benefits of high availability and scalability in the cloud
  • Describe the benefits of reliability and predictability in the cloud
  • Describe the benefits of security and governance in the cloud
  • Describe the benefits of manageability in the cloud

Describe cloud service types

  • Describe infrastructure as a service (IaaS)
  • Describe platform as a service (PaaS)
  • Describe software as a service (SaaS)
  • Identify appropriate use cases for each cloud service (IaaS, PaaS, SaaS)

Describe Azure architecture and services (35–40%)

Describe the core architectural components of Azure

  • Describe Azure regions, region pairs, and sovereign regions
  • Describe availability zones
  • Describe Azure datacenters
  • Describe Azure resources and resource groups
  • Describe subscriptions
  • Describe management groups
  • Describe the hierarchy of resource groups, subscriptions, and management groups

Describe Azure compute and networking services

  • Compare compute types, including container instances, virtual machines (VMs), and functions
  • Describe VM options, including Azure Virtual Machines, Azure Virtual Machine Scale Sets,
  • availability sets, and Azure Virtual Desktop
  • Describe resources required for virtual machines
  • Describe application hosting options, including the Web Apps feature of Azure App Service,
  • containers, and virtual machines
  • Describe virtual networking, including the purpose of Azure Virtual Networks, Azure virtual
  • subnets, peering, Azure DNS, Azure VPN Gateway, and Azure ExpressRoute
  • Define public and private endpoints

Describe Azure storage services

  • Compare Azure storage services
  • Describe storage tiers
  • Describe redundancy options
  • Describe storage account options and storage types
  • Identify options for moving files, including AzCopy, Azure Storage Explorer, and Azure File Sync
  • Describe migration options, including Azure Migrate and Azure Data Box

Describe Azure identity, access, and security

  • Describe directory services in Azure, including Microsoft Azure Active Directory (Azure AD), part
  • of Microsoft Entra and Azure Active Directory Domain Services (Azure AD DS)
  • Describe authentication methods in Azure, including single sign-on (SSO), multifactor
  • authentication, and passwordless
  • Describe external identities and guest access in Azure
  • Describe Conditional Access in Microsoft Azure Active Directory (Azure AD), part of Microsoft
  • Entra
  • Describe Azure role-based access control (RBAC)
  • Describe the concept of Zero Trust
  • Describe the purpose of the defense in depth model
  • Describe the purpose of Microsoft Defender for Cloud

Describe Azure management and governance (30–35%)

Describe cost management in Azure

  • Describe factors that can affect costs in Azure
  • Compare the Pricing calculator and the Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) calculator
  • Describe the Azure Cost Management and Billing tool
  • Describe the purpose of tags

Describe features and tools in Azure for governance and compliance

  • Describe the purpose of Azure Blueprints
  • Describe the purpose of Azure Policy
  • Describe the purpose of resource locks
  • Describe the purpose of the Service Trust Portal

Describe features and tools for managing and deploying Azure resources

  • Describe the Azure portal
  • Describe Azure Cloud Shell, including Azure CLI and Azure PowerShell
  • Describe the purpose of Azure Arc
  • Describe Azure Resource Manager and Azure Resource Manager templates (ARM templates)

Describe monitoring tools in Azure

  • Describe the purpose of Azure Advisor
  • Describe Azure Service Health
  • Describe Azure Monitor, including Log Analytics, Azure Monitor alerts, and Application Insights


Embarking on the AZ-204 Developing Solutions for Microsoft Azure course with Jumping Bean will equip you with the skills and knowledge necessary to excel in cloud development roles. Our expert instructors, comprehensive curriculum, and commitment to your success make us the best choice for your training needs. Join us at Jumping Bean and take the next step in your Azure development journey!

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