Prepare for Microsoft Exam AZ-103—and help demonstrate your real-world mastery of deploying and managing infrastructure in Microsoft Azure cloud environments. Designed for experienced cloud professionals ready to advance their status, Exam Ref focuses on the critical thinking and decision-making acumen needed for success at the Microsoft Certified Associate level.
Focus on the expertise measured by these objectives:
- Manage Azure subscriptions and resources
- Implement and manage storage
- Deploy and manage virtual machines (VMs)
- Configure and manage virtual networks
- Manage identities
This Microsoft Exam Ref:
- Organizes its coverage by exam objectives
- Features strategic, what-if scenarios to challenge you
- Assumes you are an experienced Azure administrator who understands and manages diverse storage, security, networking and/or compute cloud services
About the Exam
Exam AZ-103 focuses on skills and knowledge needed to manage Azure subscriptions; analyze resource utilization and consumption; manage resource groups; establish storage accounts; import/export data; configure Azure files; implement backup; create, configure, and automate VM deployment; manage VMs and VM backups; implement, manage, and connect virtual networks; configure name resolution; create and configure Network Security Groups; manage Azure AD and its objects; and implement and manage hybrid identities.
About Microsoft Certification
Passing exam AZ-103 earns your Microsoft Certified: Azure Administrator Associate certification, demonstrating your skills in implementing, monitoring, and maintaining Microsoft Azure solutions, including major services related to compute, storage, network, and security.
About the Author
MICHAEL WASHAM is CEO of Opsgility, a leading provider of IT training services that include both instructor-led and on-demand learning through their online learning platform SkillMeUp.com. Michael has extensive history in the IT Industry where he has worked as an IT Professional, Software Developer, Evangelist, and Program Manager before turning to his passion of enabling companies of all sizes make the digital transformation to the cloud.
JONATHAN TULIANI leads our European office and is responsible for managing our European clients. Prior to joining Opsgility, Jonathan was a 10-year Microsoft veteran, spending over 6 years in the Azure Engineering team where he was Principal Program Manager for both Azure DNS and Azure Traffic Manager. Jonathan has 20 years’ experience in the IT industry, in roles spanning development, product management, technical pre-sales and program management.
SCOTT HOAG (MCITP, MCPD) is a Principal Cloud Solutions Architect with Opsgility where he drives adoption of Microsoft's cloud platforms for Opsgility's customers. Scott is a frequent speaker at SharePoint and Azure focused user groups and comes with a deep background in helping organizations deploy content management and collaboration systems. Scott has over 11 years of experience as both a developer and a system engineer delivering solutions from MCMS 2002 to SharePoint 2016 and Office 365 today. Scott also co-hosts the Microsoft Cloud IT Pro Podcast where he discusses the latest news and offerings with Office 365 and Azure. You can find him on twitter @ciphertxt and on the web at psconfig.com.
Table of Contents
- 1. Manage Azure subscriptions and resources
- 2. Implement and manage storage 101
- 3. Deploy and manage virtual machines (VMs)
- 4. Configure and manage virtual networks
- 5. Manage identities