Prepare for Microsoft Exam AZ-104–and help demonstrate your real-world mastery of implementing and deploying Microsoft Azure Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS). 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 Azure storage
- Deploy and manage Azure Virtual Machines (VMs)
- Configure and manage Virtual Networks
- Manage identities through Azure Active Directory
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-104 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-104 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
HARSUL PATEL is a technology enthusiast formerly from India; currently lives in Canada. He is a Cloud Consultant with Microsoft Services for more than six years now, where he drives adoption of Microsoft's cloud platforms for its enterprise customers. He is thoroughly knowledgeable across various virtualization and cloud technologies. Harshul has authored couple of books on Windows PowerShell with PacktPub publication and has been an early adopter of many Microsoft products. He is a frequent speaker at various user group gatherings and a co-founder of few of the user groups globally.
Apart from work, Harshul is a happy go lucky guy. He loves to travel and spend time with his family and friends. Harshul and his wife Divya, are expecting a baby soon after the release of this book.
Table of Contents
1 Manage Azure identities and governance
2 Implement and manage storage
3 Deploy and manage Azure compute resources
4 Configure and manage virtual networking
5 Monitor and back up Azure resources