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Microsoft Certified Azure Solutions Architect (AZ-305)


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course: Microsoft Certified Azure Solutions Architect (AZ-305)

Duration: 4 Days

Format: Virtual or Classroom

Prepares for Exam : Designing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions (AZ-305)

Prepares for Certification : Microsoft Certified Azure Solutions Architect Expert


This course teaches Solutions Architects how to translate business requirements into secure, scalable, and reliable solutions. You will learn about virtualization, automation, networking, storage, identity, security, data platform, and application infrastructure. This course outlines how decisions in each theses area affects an overall solution.

  • Includes a comprehensive set of Learning materials for the best possible Exam prep
  • Includes access to extensive Labs for 180 days giving you practical hands-on experience
  • Includes MeasureUp Practice Test to help you prepare for your Exam
  • Full support available helping you register, prepare for and sit your exam

What Our Delegates Are Saying about the course

Peter Sundelin
Peter Sundelin

Great course to get a good understanding of the Azure Architecture and what areas to focus on. Awesome instructor, deep knowledge on Azure and an excellent way to explain complicated stuff.

Johan Andersson
Johan Andersson

Easy to attend over Teams and an excellent instructor gave me great value for the time I invested.

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The Readynez365 platform provides an enhanced digital pathway for all your learning elements, from pre-studies to exam, making it the most direct route to new tech Skills. Pick what you want (and need) to get up to speed. It´s all laid out for you in Readynez365 well in advance of your courses.

Learning Designed For The Virtual Classroom

The training methodology is designed for the virtual classroom to inspire and engage you with a variation of hands-on training, presentations, labs and tests. You’ll also be glad to know that Virtual instructor-led training is loved by managers - it is the most cost-effective way to train.

Expert Mentoring That Get’s You All The Way

There´s a maximum number of learners in the class to ensure your easy access to personal coaching. You’ll meet accredited expert instructors that are seasoned IT Professionals and Consultants certified to the highest level and bringing real-world experience into the classroom.

Exam & Skills Focus

We´ll cover the ins and outs of the subject so that you can apply it in your day-to-day work, and you’ll even learn the specifics that you need to know for the exam. It’s your choice whether to sit the exam, or not, but with our detailed guides and hotline, we’ll make it easy to access your exam voucher, and schedule and sit the exam online

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Your access to training is unlimited and you can train as much as you want until you successfully pass your exam.

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What You will Learn

- monitor security
- monitor performance
- monitor health and availability
- monitor cost
- configure advanced logging
- initiate automated responses by using Action Groups
- configure and manage advanced alerts

- select storage account options based on a use case
- configure Azure Files and Azure Blob storage
- configure network access to the storage account
- implement Shared Access Signatures and access policies
- implement Azure AD authentication for storage
- manage access keys
- implement Azure storage replication
- implement Azure storage account failover

- configure High Availability
- configure storage for VMs
- select virtual machine size
- implement Azure Dedicated Hosts
- deploy and configure scale sets
- configure Azure Disk Encryption

- save a deployment as an Azure Resource Manager template
- modify Azure Resource Manager template
- evaluate location of new resources
- configure a VHD template
- deploy from a template
- manage an image library
- create and execute an automation runbook

- implement VNet to VNet connections
- implement VNet peering

- add custom domains
- configure Azure AD Identity Protection
- implement self-service password reset
- implement Conditional Access including MFA
- configure fraud alerts
- configure verification methods
- implement and manage guest accounts
- manage multiple directories

- install and configure Azure AD Connect
- identity synchronization options
- configure and manage password sync and password writeback
- configure single sign-on
- configure Azure AD Connect cloud sync
- use Azure AD Connect Health

- migrate workloads using Azure Migrate
- implement Azure Backup for VMs
- implement disaster recovery
- implement Azure Automation Update Management

- implement Azure Load Balancer
- implement an Azure Application Gateway
- implement Web Application Firewall
- implement Azure Firewall
- implement Azure Firewall Manager
- implement Azure Front Door
- implement Azure Traffic Manager
- implement Network Security Groups and Application Security Groups
- implement Bastion

- create and manage hierarchical structure that contains management groups, subscriptions and resource groups
- assign RBAC roles
- create a custom RBAC role
- configure access to Azure resources by assigning roles
- configure management access to Azure
- interpret effective permissions
- set up and perform an access review
- implement and configure Azure Policy
- implement and configure Azure Blueprints

- implement and configure Key Vault
- implement and configure Managed Identities
- register and manage applications in Azure AD

- create and configure Azure App Service
- create an App Service Web App for Containers
- create and configure an App Service plan
- configure App Service
- configure networking for an App Service
- create and manage deployment slots
- implement Logic Apps
- implement Azure Functions

- create a container image
- configure Azure Kubernetes Service
- publish and automate image management by using the Azure Container Registry
- deploy a solution on an Azure Container Instance

- configure Azure Storage account tables
- select appropriate Cosmos DB APIs
- set up replicas in Cosmos DB

- configure Azure SQL database settings
- implement Azure SQL managed instances
- configure HA for an Azure SQL database
- deploy an Azure SQL database

- recommend a solution for cost management and cost reporting
- recommend solutions to minimize costs

- determine levels and storage locations for logs
- plan for integration with monitoring tools including Azure Monitor and Azure Sentinel
- recommend appropriate monitoring tool(s) for a solution
- choose a mechanism for event routing and escalation
- recommend a logging solution for compliance requirements

- recommend a solution for single-sign on
- recommend a solution for authentication
- recommend a solution for Conditional Access, including multi-factor authentication
- recommend a solution for network access authentication
- recommend a solution for a hybrid identity including Azure AD Connect and Azure AD

- recommend a solution for user self-service
- recommend and implement a solution for B2B integration
- NOT: federation with ADFS or PingFederate

- choose an authorization approach
- recommend a hierarchical structure that includes management groups, subscriptions and resource groups
- recommend an access management solution including RBAC policies, access reviews, role assignments, Privileged Identity Management (PIM), Azure AD Identity Protection, Just In Time (JIT) access

- recommend a strategy for tagging
- recommend a solution for using Azure Policy
- recommend a solution for using Azure Blueprints
- recommend a solution that leverages Azure Resource Graph

- recommend a solution that includes Key Vault
- recommend a solution that includes Managed Identities
- recommend a solution for integrating applications into Azure AD

- select an appropriate data platform based on requirements
- recommend database service tier sizing
- recommend a solution for database scalability
- recommend a solution for encrypting data at rest, data in transmission, and data in use

- recommend a data flow to meet business requirements
- recommend a solution for data integration, including Azure Data Factory, Azure Data Bricks, Azure Data Lake, Azure Synapse Analytics

- choose between storage tiers
- recommend a storage access solution
- recommend storage management tools

- recommend a recovery solution for Azure hybrid and on-premises workloads that meets recovery objectives (RTO, RLO, RPO)
- design and Azure Site Recovery solution
- recommend a solution for recovery in different regions
- recommend a solution for geo-redundancy of workloads
- recommend a solution for Azure Backup management
- design a solution for data archiving and retention

- recommend a solution for application and workload redundancy, including compute, database, and storage
- recommend a solution for autoscaling
- identify resources that require high availability
- identify storage types for high availability

- recommend a solution for compute provisioning
- determine appropriate compute technologies, including virtual machines, App Services, Service Fabric, Azure Functions, Windows Virtual Desktop, Batch, HPC and containers
- recommend a solution for containers
- recommend a solution for automating compute management

- recommend a network architecture (hub and spoke, Virtual WAN)
- recommend a solution for network addressing and name resolution
- recommend a solution for network provisioning
- recommend a solution for network security including Private Link, firewalls, gateways, network segmentation (perimeter networks/DMZs/NVAs)
- recommend a solution for network connectivity to the Internet, on-premises networks,

- recommend a solution for automating network management
- recommend a solution for load balancing and traffic routing

- recommend a microservices architecture including Event Grid, Event Hubs, Service Bus, Azure Queue Storage, Logic Apps, Azure Functions, Service Fabric, AKS, Azure App Configuration and webhooks
- recommend an orchestration solution for deployment and maintenance of applications including ARM templates, Azure Automation, Azure Pipelines, Logic Apps, or Azure Functions
- recommend a solution for API integration

- assess and interpret on-premises servers, data, and applications for migration
- recommend a solution for migrating applications and VMs
- recommend a solution for migration of databases
- determine migration scope, including redundant, related, trivial, and outdated data
- recommend a solution for migrating data (Storage Migration Service, Azure Data Box, Azure File Sync-based migration to hybrid file server)

Meet Our Instructors

Meet some of the Readynez Instructors you can meet on your course. They are experts, passionate about what they do, and dedicated to give back to their industry, their field, and those who want to learn, explore, and advance in their careers.

Tiago Costa
#Microsoft #MVP #Azure

Tiago Costa is Microsoft MVP and a Cloud Architect and Advisor and International speaker on the Microsoft Cloud.

Ed Baker
Ed Baker
#Microsoft #MVP #Azure #Windowsserver

Ed is a Microsoft MVP for many years and has authored several Microsoft Official Curriculum Courses for Azure, Windows Server and Windows.

Rolf McLaughlin
#Microsoft #Azure #Powershell

Rolf is a Microsoft MVP and an expert in Azure Cloud Architecture, Server & Enterprise Architecture, and Azure Active Directory.

How to Best Be Prepared

You´ll have the perfect starting point for your training with these prerequisites: Experience on operating systems, virtualization, cloud infrastructure, storage structures, and networking. Understanding of on-premises virtualization technologies, including: VMs, virtual networking, and virtual hard disks. Understanding of network configuration, including TCP/IP, Domain Name System (DNS), virtual private networks (VPNs), firewalls, and encryption technologies. Understanding of Active Directory concepts, including domains, forests, domain controllers, replication, Kerberos protocol, and Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP). Understanding of resilience and disaster recovery, including backup and restore operations.

Our Track Record

With 15 years experience and more than 35.000 happy customers from all over the world, companies such as ALSO, ATEA, Microsoft, Serco, and many more, trust Readynez to help them train and certify their staff.

  • Top rated courses, with learners most often rating their training 10/10
  • Globally recognized expert instructors, many of which are MVP's
  • 35.000 delegates trained and certified
  • Trusted provider of large training projects for many large companies

These are just some of the many major brands trusting Readynez.

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Microsoft Certified Azure Administrator (AZ-104)

This course teaches you how to manage your Azure subscriptions, secure identities, administer the infrastructure, configure virtual networking, connect Azure and on-premises sites, manage network traffic, implement storage solutions, create and scale virtual machines, implement web apps and containers, back up and share data, and monitor your solution.

Microsoft Certified Azure Developer (AZ-204)

This course teaches developers how to create end-to-end solutions in Microsoft Azure. You will learn how to implement Azure compute solutions, create Azure Functions, implement and manage web apps, develop solutions utilizing Azure storage, implement authentication and authorization, and secure their solutions by using KeyVault and Managed Identities.



The Virtual Classroom is an online room, where you will join your instructor and fellow classmates in real time. Everything happens live and you can interact freely, discuss, ask questions, and watch your instructor present on a whiteboard, discuss the courseware and slides, work with labs, and review.

Yes, you can sit exams from all the major Vendors like Microsoft, Cisco etc from the comfort of your home or office.

Your Readynez Course package includes the exam voucher for Microsoft exams, AWS exams, ISO Exams and almost every other exam.

With Readynez you do any course form the comfort of your home or office. Readynez provides support and best practices for your at-home classroom and you can enjoy learning with minimal impact on your day-to-day life. Plus you'll save the cost and the environmental burden of travelling.

Well, learning is limitless, when you are motivated, but you need the right path to achieve what you want. Readynez consultants have many years of experience customizing learner paths and we can design one for you too. We are always available with help and guidance, and you can reach us on the chat or write us at info@readynez.com.



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