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Microsoft Azure Developer Associate (AZ-204: Developing Solutions for Microsoft Azure)


Certification Industry: Cloud

Certificate Name: Microsoft Azure Developer Associate (AZ-204: Developing Solutions for Microsoft Azure)

Certificate Issuing Authority: Microsoft

Certification Price: 165 USD

Certificate Validity:

Certification Details:

All the cloud developers who have a good experience in cloud computing, deploying and designing systems and their maintenance can apply for this exam. One should be proficient in Azure SDKs, APIs, and monitoring. This article will disclose all the details of the exam.

Average Salary Range
USA: $121,043 (Source)
India: 11,27,330 INR (Source)

Who Should Apply?
The candidate must have at least 2 years of experience in developing with Microsoft Azure before applying for this certification.  

Benefits
Skill Enhancement – Microsoft Azure Developing Solutions (beta) (AZ-204) exam ensures that the test-taker is highly equipped with designing system and maintenance skills on the Azure platform. The preparation for this certification ensures an enhancement of knowledge. 
Career Opportunities – Since Azure architects manage almost all the things, right from business-related strategies to deploying solutions on cloud, the number of job openings for this post will increase by 20% in the coming years. Hence, getting this certification improves the career opportunities of the professional.

Examination Topics
  1. Develop Azure compute solutions
  2. Develop for Azure Storage
  3. Implement Azure security
  4. Monitor, troubleshoot and, optimize Azure Solutions
  5. Connect to and consume Azure services and third-party services

Exam Details:

Number of questions: 40-60 Multiple-Choice Questions
Passing Score: 700
Exam Time: 150 minutes
Exam Languages: English, Japanese, Korean, and Simplified Chinese
Exam SchedulingLogin to Microsoft Account
Time Taken To Prepare For The Exam: It takes about 3 months in all to prepare for Microsoft Azure Developer Associate (AZ-204), with a significant experience of at least 2 years working as a Cloud Engineer.

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