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  • Exam Name Exam AZ-300: Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies
  • Exam Type Multiple Choice Examination
  • Exam Duration 150 Minutes
  • Number of Questions 40 - 60
  • Exam Fee $165
  • Eligibility/Pre-Requisite None
  • Exam validity2 years
  • Exam Languages English, Japanese, Korean, and Simplified Chinese

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1. Is there any recommended prerequisite for Microsoft Azure Certification Exam AZ-300?

No, there is no prerequisite for the Microsoft Azure Certification Exam AZ-300. Exam AZ-300: Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies is the primary step to become an Azure Architect Expert. 

It is recommended that the candidates are proficient in Azure development, Azure administration, and DevOps, and have expert level skills in at least one of these domains.

2. What are the important domains covered in the Microsoft Azure AZ-300 exam?

The important domains covered in Azure Exam AZ-300 Exam are:

  • Deploy and configure infrastructure (40-45%)
  • Implement workloads and security (25-30%)
  • Create and deploy apps (5-10%)
  • Implement authentication and secure data (5-10%)
  • Develop for the cloud and for Azure storage (15-20%)
Note: Microsoft has updated the content of the AZ-300 exam on December 4, 2019.

3. What are the important topics for the AZ-300 certification exam preparation?

All the domains and the topics under these domains are important for the AZ-300 certification exam preparation. Here are some of the important topics that you can’t miss during your AZ-300 exam preparation.

  • Virtual Machines
  • Serverless
  • Microservices
  • Storage
  • Web Apps
  • Databases
  • Managing Security and Identity
  • Monitoring
  • AI, IoT, and Media Services

4. Does the AZ-300 certification exam contain any performance-based lab questions?

Yes, the AZ-300 certification exam contains many performance-based lab questions. You will be asked to go into the Microsoft Azure portal using the given login credentials and perform some tasks. Each lab may contain 8-9 tasks and you can use PowerShell, CLI or Azure Portal to accomplish the tasks.

5. How to prepare for the Azure AZ-300 exam?

Candidates need to prepare well to pass the AZ-300 exam in their first attempt. Steps you need to follow while preparing for Microsoft Azure AZ-300 Exam are:

6. What are the Skills validated in Azure AZ-300 Exam?

The skills that are validated in the Azure AZ-300 Exam are:

  • Implementation of workload and security
  • Deployment and configuration of infrastructure
  • Creation and deployment of apps
  • Implementation of authentication and secure data
  • Development for the cloud and Azure storage

7. Why should I buy the Whizlabs Microsoft Azure AZ-300 practice tests and online course?

At Whizlabs, we are committed to building high-quality training courses and practice tests for the Microsoft Azure AZ-300 certification exam.

While a training course helps you learn various concepts and get ready for the exam, practice tests check your preparation level. Thus, you get aware of your weak areas and can work on them to improve. 

If you come across any doubts while taking the practice tests and online course, our experts help you to clear them and thus you become more confident to pass the real exam. So, we highly recommend you to go through our AZ-300 practice tests and online course before sitting in the actual exam.

8. How long does it take to prepare for the Microsoft Azure AZ-300 exam?

Being an expert-level certification exam, it’s not so easy to pass the AZ-300 exam. But if you’re well determined and concentrated, you will need 10-15 hours to take our Azure AZ-300 online course and practice tests. 

So, overall get an aggregate of 15-20 hours for the exam preparation and you will be prepared for the Azure AZ-300 exam.

Note: The time period required for an exam preparation depends on many factors such as prior knowledge and experience, level of the exam, the concentration of the candidate, and how much time one takes to grasp a new concept. So, the exam preparation duration mentioned above will vary individual to individual. 

9. Can I purchase an exam voucher from Whizlabs?

No, we do not provide an exam voucher. You will have to directly purchase it from Microsoft. The cost of the Azure AZ-300 exam is USD 165, which is different across countries.

10. Can I try the AZ- 300 free test before purchasing the complete Azure AZ-300 practice test?

Yes. We are offering Azure AZ-300 Free Test with 15 unique questions for the free evolution of our tool. You can try it before you purchase our complete test. Also, you will find the 15% discount coupon inside the free test that you can apply on the purchase of practice tests.

11. Which Azure Certification should I choose?

Microsoft Azure introduced Role-based certifications in 2018 to make its certifications more role-specific. Since then there has been a number of modifications in the Azure certification list, involving the addition and deletion of certification exams as well as the addition of new roles.

Here is the complete list of Azure Certification Training Courses. 

12. What is the validity of the Microsoft Azure certification?

Once you get certified and achieve the Azure certification, it remains valid for a period of 2 years.

13. Are Whizlabs training courses enough to pass the Microsoft Azure certification exams?

To pass the Azure Azure certification exams all you need is to:

  • Go through exam content to prepare well
  • Get hands-on experience
  • Give practice tests to check your preparation level
  • The assistance of the subject matter experts to clarify your technical as well as non-technical doubts

This is all we provide in our azure certification training courses. 

Note that we include the links for whitepapers and documentation in our training videos and question explanations, and we highly recommend you to go through those links and dive deep to understand the concepts better.

14. Do you update the question bank with the latest updates?

Yes. Microsoft revises the exam syllabus based on the current trends to meet the industry standards. We have SMEs who monitor the changes into the exam syllabus and update the questions to ensure that we provide up to date preparation material to our students.

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1. Which exam should I take after passing Azure AZ-300 certification exam?

After passing Azure AZ-300 certification, you should go for the exam AZ-301: Microsoft Azure Architect Design. The path to becoming a Microsoft Azure Architect expert involves AZ-300 and AZ-301 certification exams.

2. What is the significance of Cosmos DB in the Azure AZ-300 certification exam preparation?

Cosmos DB is a multi-model database service that is fully managed, horizontally scalable, globally distributed. It scales and replicates the data transparently, and thus helps in managing data across the globe. As an Azure Architect, the candidate must be proficient in developing solutions that use Cosmos DB storage.

3. Why is it important to understand pricing for the AZ-300 exam?

AZ-300 is a solution architect exam and as an Architect, you need to learn how to optimize the cost of Azure deployment without any compromise with the requirements. You can use Azure Pricing Calculator to learn more.

4. What is the significance of the Azure SQL Database?

Azure SQL Database is used for the following purposes:

  • Performance Tuning
  • Security for the data
  • Scalability and Resource Management with Elastic Pools
  • Business Consistency Features
  • Scalability of Azure SQL Database

1. I am a non-technical person, Can I take the Azure AZ-300 Certification exam?

The recommended requirement to take up the Azure AZ-300 certification exam is to have a minimum of one year of experience in the field of Azure Administrator, Development or DevOps. As you are from a non-technical background, I would recommend you to start your preparation with  Azure AZ-900 Certification course That will help you learn the basics of Azure.

2. Why should I take up Azure AZ-300 Certification?

Azure certifications are among the top-paying info-Tech certifications in the world. The AZ-300 exam measures and validates your technical skills like storage, compute, security scalabilities, design scalable solutions, and other cloud operations on Microsoft Azure. The top reasons to take up Azure AZ-300 certification are as follows:

  • Validates your skills to perform various design and development related tasks on the Azure platform
  • Helps you to get expertise as an Azure Architect
  • It provides you a global recognition for your knowledge, skills, and experience.
  • Adds a credential to your resume and thus makes you stand out of the crowd.
  • Helps you to get a number of opportunities to enhance your career as a Microsoft Certified Azure Architect
  • Gets you more chances of being promoted in your current job or get a new job with a higher paycheck

To know more reasons for getting an Azure certification, you can check out our blog on Top 10 Reasons to Get an Azure certification.

3. What is the average salary of a Microsoft Azure Architect?

According to the report by Neuvoo, the average Azure Architect average salary is $158,715 per year in the USA which may range from $111,272 to $225,000 per year as per the experience level of the candidate.

4. What are the roles and responsibilities of an Azure Architect?

An Azure architect is responsible for designing and developing highly available, scalable, available reliable, robust, and cost-effective applications and solutions on the Microsoft Azure platform. Following are the roles and responsibilities of an Azure Architect:

  • Manage Azure VM, resource utilization and migrate resources to Azure Cloud. 
  • Build and verify virtual networking and connectivity
  • Configure storage accounts and manage Azure Active Directory
  • Manage role-based access, application load balancing.
  • Design and configure serverless computing and deploy apps in AKS 
  • Build and configure Azure Kubernetes Service
  • Implement secure data solutions and  multi-factor authentication
  • Configure and manage storage accounts and Azure active directory

5. Will I receive the badge of Microsoft Azure Solutions Architect Expert on passing the Azure AZ-300 exam?

No, you will not receive the badge of Microsoft Azure Solutions Architect Expert on passing the Azure AZ-300 exam only. To become a Microsoft Certified Azure Solutions Architect Expert, you need to pass both the exams - Exam AZ-300 and Exam AZ-301. After passing the AZ-300 exam you can take the AZ-301 exam, and on passing both, you will receive the Microsoft Azure Solutions Architect Expert title.

6. Do you have any preparation guidance for the AZ-300 certification exam?

Yes. We frequently write about certification preparation guides and tips on our blog. Here’s How to Prepare for the Exam AZ-300.

7. What is the Exam Retake Policy for the Microsoft Azure Certification exam?

  • The candidate needs to wait 24 hours before retaking the exam second time, if fails in the first attempt.
  • The candidate must wait at least 14 days before retaking the exam third time, if he/she fails in the 2nd attempt.
  • The candidate also has to wait at least 14 days before retaking the exam fourth and fifth times.
  • Candidate can take a maximum of 5 retakes in a year. (This 12-month period starts from the day of the fifth unsuccessful exam attempt.)

8. When the Azure certifications expire, do they disappear from my Microsoft transcript as well?

The Azure role-based certification gets lapse in 2 years. Your accreditation will consistently show up on the Microsoft transcript, however, it will be recorded in a different segment from the active certification.

9. Why should I go for Azure Certification?

The top reasons to go for Azure Certifications are:

  • Flexibility and development in Career.
  • High Salary Package.
  • Improves your technical skills on the Azure Cloud platform.
  • Top-paying info-Tech certifications in the world.
  • Adds a credential to your resume. 

10. Apart from mock exams/video courses, is there any further assistance I can get from Whizlabs?

Yes, you will get full support for any query related to the certification while preparing through our mock exams/video courses. Your query will be handled by the certified SME (Subject Matter Expert) & response will be provided in due course.

1. Do you offer a Money-Back Guarantee for Whizlabs training courses?

Yes, we offer a 100% unconditional money-back guarantee for our training courses. If you don’t clear the exam for any reason, you can apply for a full refund. 

Please note that we only refund the amount paid for the Whizlabs training course, not the certification exam cost. For more details, we recommend you to check our Refund Policy

2. Do you provide any discount on the bulk purchase?

Yes, you can avail up to 50% discount on the purchase of more than 10 products at a time. For more details, please feel free to write here. A member of our support staff will respond back as soon as possible.

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We accept payments through different gateways like PayPal, CCAvenue, Stripe, etc.

1. After purchasing the Training Course from Whizlabs, how can I clarify my technical questions?

We have a dedicated team of subject-matter experts (SME) who will answer all of your queries that are submitted through our Learning Management System (LMS) interface. You will receive responses within 24 hours of the submission of the question.

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