Microsoft Certified: Azure Solutions Architect Expert

The AZ-305: Azure Solutions Architect Expert certification focuses on designing cloud and hybrid solutions on Microsoft Azure. Students learn to translate business needs into secure, scalable Azure designs. Course topics include Azure Governance, Virtual Machines, Networking, Storage, Azure Active Directory, Hybrid Identities, Workload Management, Monitoring, Application Infrastructure, Containers, NoSQL and SQL Databases, and Azure Migration Planning, preparing them for expert roles in Azure solution architecture.

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What is The Microsoft Certified: Azure Solutions Architect Expert Certification All About?

The Azure Solutions Architect Expert certification focuses on training individuals to become experts in designing cloud and hybrid solutions on Microsoft Azure. This certification equips students with the necessary skills to design secure, scalable, and reliable Azure solutions that meet business requirements. Through comprehensive training on Azure services such as compute, network, storage, monitoring, and security, students learn to translate business needs into effective Azure designs, preparing them for roles as Azure solutions architects.

Why is The Microsoft Certified: Azure Solutions Architect Expert Certification Important?

Azure Solutions Architect Expert certification is crucial as it signifies mastery in crafting cloud solutions on Microsoft Azure. It confirms deep understanding and experience across various IT operations domains, ensuring professionals possess the expertise needed to design and manage complex Azure environments effectively, addressing compute, network, storage, and security requirements comprehensively.

How Does the Microsoft Certified: Azure Solutions Architect Expert Certification Help You Get Hired by Companies?

The Microsoft Certified: Azure Solutions Architect Expert certification enhances employability by demonstrating proficiency in advising stakeholders and translating business needs into secure and scalable solutions on Azure. This role-based certification validates expertise in computing, storage, and security, making candidates highly desirable for companies seeking skilled professionals to architect and manage complex Azure environments effectively.

Industry Trends


Azure Solutions Architect Experts are in high demand due to the widespread adoption of Microsoft's Azure platform, especially in Fortune 500 companies embracing DevOps. This presents ample opportunities for professionals skilled in architecting and managing Azure-based cloud solutions.

Market trends

Azure Solutions Architect Experts enjoy abundant job opportunities and attractive salaries, irrespective of location, as remote work options are prevalent in many IT and tech firms. This flexibility allows professionals to pursue rewarding careers while working remotely from home.

Salary Trends

Azure Solutions Architect Experts in the MENA region are in high demand, offering attractive remuneration packages. With a surge in Azure adoption and ample opportunities, professionals can expect rewarding career prospects and competitive compensation in the market.

Demand & Opportunities


The Azure Solutions Architect Expert certification is highly sought after due to the increasing demand for cloud computing skills. With companies actively seeking certified architects, professionals have abundant opportunities in Azure-related roles.

Some of the notable job opportunities are as follows:

  • Cloud Solution Architect
  • Azure DevOps Engineer
  • Azure Administrator
  • Cloud Developer
  • Data Engineer
  • AI Engineer

Course Outcome


Successful completion of the training for Microsoft Certified: Azure Solutions Architect Expert Certification helps individuals in the following ways:

  • Design secure, scalable, and reliable solutions on Azure
  • Translate business requirements into effective Azure designs
  • Demonstrate expertise in computing, storage, and security on Azure
  • Advise stakeholders on Azure solution architecture
  • Validate mastery in crafting cloud solutions on Azure

Course Module


  • Describe the core architectural components of Azure
    • Introduction
    • What is Microsoft Azure
    • Get started with Azure accounts
    • Exercise - Explore the Learn sandbox
    • Describe Azure physical infrastructure
    • Describe Azure management infrastructure
    • Exercise - Create an Azure resource
    • Knowledge Check
    • Summary
  • Describe Azure compute and networking services
    • Introduction
    • Describe Azure virtual machines

    • Exercise - Create an Azure virtual machine

    • Describe Azure virtual desktop

    • Describe Azure containers

    • Describe Azure functions

    • Describe application hosting options

    • Describe Azure virtual networking

    • Exercise - Configure network access

    • Describe Azure virtual private networks

    • Describe Azure ExpressRoute

    • Describe Azure DNS

    • Knowledge Check

    • Summary

  • Describe Azure storage services
    • Introduction
    • Describe Azure storage accounts

    • Describe Azure storage redundancy

    • Describe Azure storage services

    • Exercise - Create a storage blob

    • Identify Azure data migration options

    • Identify Azure file movement options

    • Knowledge Check

    • Summary

  • Describe Azure identity, access, and security
    • Introduction

    • Describe Azure directory services

    • Describe Azure authentication methods

    • Describe Azure external identities

    • Describe Azure conditional access

    • Describe Azure role-based access control

    • Describe zero trust model

    • Describe defense-in-depth

    • Describe Microsoft Defender for Cloud

    • Knowledge Check

    • Summary

  • Microsoft Cloud Adoption Framework for Azure
    • Introduction
    • Overview

    • Define strategy

    • Plan

    • Ready

    • Adopt

    • Govern and manage

    • Knowledge Check

    • Summary and resources

  • Introduction to the Microsoft Azure Well-Architected Framework
    • Introduction
    • Azure Well-Architected Framework pillars

    • Cost optimization

    • Operational excellence

    • Performance efficiency

    • Reliability

    • Security

    • Summary

  • Introduction
  • Describe recovery time objective and recovery point objective
  • Explore high availability and disaster recovery options
  • Describe Azure high availability and disaster recovery features for Azure Virtual Machines
  • Describe high availability and disaster recovery options for PaaS deployments
  • Explore an IaaS high availability and disaster recovery solution
  • Describe hybrid solutions
  • Knowledge Check
  • Summary

  • Design a solution for backup and disaster recovery
    • Introduction
    • Design for backup and recovery

    • Design for Azure Backup

    • Design for Azure blob backup and recovery

    • Design for Azure files backup and recovery

    • Design for Azure virtual machine backup and recovery

    • Design for Azure SQL backup and recovery

    • Design for Azure Site Recovery

    • Knowledge Check

    • Summary and resources

  • Design an Azure compute solution
    • Introduction
    • Choose an Azure compute service

    • Design for Azure Virtual Machines solutions

    • Design for Azure Batch solutions

    • Design for Azure App Service solutions

    • Design for Azure Container Instances solutions

    • Design for Azure Kubernetes Service solutions

    • Design for Azure Functions solutions

    • Design for Azure Logic Apps solutions

    • Knowledge Check

    • Summary and resources

  • Design an application architecture
    • Introduction

    • Describe message and event scenarios

    • Design a messaging solution

    • Design an Azure Event Hubs messaging solution

    • Design an event-driven solution

    • Design a caching solution

    • Design API integration

    • Design an automated app deployment solution

    • Design an app configuration management solution

    • Knowledge Check

    • Summary and resources

  • Design network solutions
    • Introduction
    • Recommend a network architecture solution based on workload requirements

    • Design patterns for Azure network connectivity services

    • Design outbound connectivity and routing

    • Design for on-premises connectivity to Azure Virtual Network

    • Choose an application delivery service

    • Design for application delivery services

    • Design for application protection services

    • Knowledge Check

    • Summary and resources

  • Design migrations
    • Introduction
    • Evaluate migration with the Cloud Adoption Framework

    • Describe the Azure migration framework

    • Assess your on-premises workloads

    • Select a migration tool

    • Migrate your structured data in databases

    • Select an online storage migration tool for unstructured data

    • Migrate offline data

    • Knowledge Check

    • Summary and resources

  • Design governance
    • Introduction
    • Design for governance

    • Design for management groups

    • Design for subscriptions

    • Design for resource groups

    • Design for resource tags

    • Design for Azure Policy

    • Design for role-based access control (RBAC)

    • Design for Azure landing zones

    • Knowledge Check

    • Summary and resources

  • Design authentication and authorization solutions
    • Introduction
    • Design for identity and access management (IAM)

    • Design for Microsoft Entra ID

    • Design for Microsoft Entra business-to-business (B2B)

    • Design for Azure Active Directory B2C (business-to-customer)

    • Design for conditional access

    • Design for identity protection

    • Design for access reviews

    • Design service principals for applications

    • Design managed identities

    • Design for Azure Key Vault

    • Knowledge Check

    • Summary and resources

  • Design a solution to log and monitor Azure resources
    • Introduction

    • Design for Azure Monitor data sources

    • Design for Azure Monitor Logs (Log Analytics) workspaces

    • Design for Azure Workbooks and Azure insights

    • Design for Azure Data Explorer

    • Knowledge Check

    • Summary and resources

  • Design a data storage solution for non-relational data
    • Introduction

    • Design for data storage

    • Design for Azure storage accounts

    • Design for data redundancy

    • Design for Azure Blob Storage

    • Design for Azure Files

    • Design for Azure-managed disks

    • Design for storage security

    • Knowledge Check

    • Summary and resources

  • Design a data storage solution for relational data
    • Introduction

    • Design for Azure SQL Database

    • Design for Azure SQL Managed Instance

    • Design for SQL Server on Azure Virtual Machines

    • Recommend a solution for database scalability

    • Recommend a solution for database availability

    • Design security for data at rest, data in motion, and data in use

    • Design for Azure SQL Edge

    • Design for Azure Cosmos DB and Table Storage

    • Knowledge Check

    • Summary and resources

  • Design data integration
    • Introduction
    • Design a data integration solution with Azure Data Factory

    • Design a data integration solution with Azure Data Lake

    • Design a data integration and analytic solution with Azure Databricks

    • Design a data integration and analytic solution with Azure Synapse Analytics

    • Design strategies for hot, warm, and cold data paths

    • Design an Azure Stream Analytics solution for data analysis

    • Knowledge Check

    • Summary and resources

Program Dates


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We at Learners Point believe in encouraging our students to embark upon a journey of lifelong learning and self-development, with the aid of our comprehensive and distinctive courses tailored to current market trends. The manifestation of our career-oriented approach is what we assure through a pleasant professional enriched environment with cutting-edge technology, and an outstanding while highly acknowledged training staff that uses up-to-date methodologies and quality course material. With our aim to mold professionals to be future leaders, our industry expert trainers provide the best in town mentorship to our students while endowing them with the thirst for knowledge and inspiring them to strive for professional and human excellence.

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Why Count on Learners Point?


Being the leading course provider of the Azure Solutions Architect Expert Certification, at Learners Point Academy we help professionals master the necessary skill sets to successfully acquire the Microsoft Certified: Azure Solutions Architect Expert Certification.

Following are the USPs our Azure Solutions Architect Expert Certification offers you:

  • We look at real-world scenarios organisations face and formulate our Azure Solutions Architect Expert Certification evaluating practical requirements
  • Apart from theoretical knowledge, we also focus on practical case studies to give you a reality check and insight into what exactly will be asked of you while delivering in a demanding role
  • Our bespokeAzure Solutions Architect Expert Certification also equips you with hands-on experience by offering assignments related to the actual work environment
  • Apart from organising group sessions, we also offer a guided learning experience to enhance the quality of our Azure Solutions Architect Expert Certification
  • We also take a discrete approach to career guidance so that one can be successfully placed as a professional

Learners Experience


"At Saudi Digital Solutions, staying ahead in cloud technology is imperative. Learners Point Academy's Azure Solutions Architect Expert certification program has been instrumental in upskilling our team to design and implement Azure solutions efficiently. Highly beneficial for professionals seeking to excel in cloud architecture." 

Mohammed Al-Dossary

Head of Cloud Services

"I am grateful for the opportunity to have completed the Azure Solutions Architect Expert certification program at Learners Point Academy. As a Solutions Consultant at Riyadh Cloud Services, the program provided me with the in-depth knowledge and practical skills necessary to architect Azure solutions tailored to our clients' needs." 

Sara Al-Ghamdi

Solutions Consultant

"Transitioning to the role of a Cloud Solutions Architect was made smoother thanks to Learners Point Academy's comprehensive Azure Solutions Architect Expert certification program. As someone responsible for overseeing cloud migrations at Saudi Systems Integration, I can attest to the program's effectiveness in preparing professionals for real-world cloud challenges." 

Khalid Al-Mansour

Cloud Solutions Architect

"Learners Point Academy's Azure Solutions Architect Expert certification program is a must for anyone serious about advancing their career in cloud computing. As a Cloud Engineer at Saudi Tech Innovations, I found the practical insights gained invaluable for designing scalable and secure solutions on Azure." 

Fatima Abdullah

Cloud Engineer

"Completing the Azure Solutions Architect Expert certification program at Learners Point Academy has been a game-changer for our team. As the IT Manager at Al Khaleej Technologies, I can confidently say that this program has equipped us with the skills needed to architect robust cloud solutions on Azure." 

Ahmed Al-Farsi

IT Manager

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FAQs on Microsoft Certified: Azure Solutions Architect Expert

This  Azure Solutions Architect Expert certification is ideal for IT professionals aspiring to become Azure solutions architects, cloud architects, or cloud administrators with advanced skills in Azure architecture.

Professionals with  Azure Solutions Architect Expert certification can pursue roles such as Azure solutions architect, cloud architect, cloud consultant, IT manager, or senior cloud administrator in various industries.

At Learners Point, if a participant doesn’t wish to proceed with the Azure Solutions Architect Expert Certification after registration for any reason, he or she is eligible for a 100% refund. However, the refund will be issued only if we are notified in writing within 2 days from the registration date. The refund will be processed within 4 weeks from the day of exit.

The  Azure Solutions Architect Expert certification is valid for two years. After that, individuals can renew it by passing a relevant recertification exam or earning Microsoft continuing education credits.

Learners Point offers 3 types of classes for the Azure Solutions Architect Expert Certification. Students can choose between one of the following:

1)One-on-one training sessions
2)Instructor-led classroom-based group coaching
3)High-quality live and interactive online sessions
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