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Architecting Microsoft Azure Solutions - Exam Guide 70-535

By : Sjoukje Zaal
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Architecting Microsoft Azure Solutions - Exam Guide 70-535

By: Sjoukje Zaal

Overview of this book

Architecting Microsoft Azure Solutions: Exam Guide 70-535 will get Azure architects and developers up-to-date with the latest updates on Azure from an architecture and design perspective. The book includes all the topics that are still relevant from the previous 70-534 exam, and is updated with latest topics covered, including Artificial Intelligence, IoT, and architecture styles. This exam guide is divided into six parts, where the first part will give you a good understanding of how to design a compute infrastructure. It also dives into designing networking and data implementations. You will learn about designing solutions for Platform Service and operations. Next, you will be able to secure your resources and data, as well as design a mechanism for governance and policies. You will also understand the objective of designing solutions for Platform Services, by covering Artificial Intelligence, IoT, media services, and messaging solution concepts. Finally, you will cover the designing for operations objective. This objective covers application and platform monitoring, as well as designing alerting strategies and operations automation strategies. By the end of the book, you’ll have met all of the exam objectives, and will have all the information you need to ace the 70-535 exam. You will also have become an expert in designing solutions on Microsoft Azure.
Table of Contents (20 chapters)
Appendix A – Assessments
Appendix B – Mock Test Questions
Appendix C – Mock Test Answers

Working with Azure Virtual Machines

This is the first chapter of the book Architecting Azure Solutions. This book will cover all the objectives for the 70-535 exam. When relevant, we will provide you with extra information and further guidance on how to design and architect robust, future-proof, and effective solutions on the Azure platform.

This chapter introduces the Microsoft Azure Virtual Machine (VM) objective. We will cover information about series and sizes. We will also cover how to design VM deployments using Availability Sets, fault domains, and update domains. In addition, we will show you how to create an Availability Set from the Azure Portal, as well as from Azure PowerShell. Finally, we will cover how to design and manage VM Scale Sets from the Azure Portal.

In this chapter, the following topics will be covered:

  • Designing solutions for virtual machines
  • Virtual machine series and sizes
  • Availability Sets
  • Fault domains and update domains
  • Managed Disks
  • Creating highly available VMs
  • VM Scale Sets
  • Disaster recovery