SKILL BENCHMARK

AZ-204: Developing Azure Compute Solutions Competency

  • 21m
  • 21 questions
The AZ-204: Developing Azure Compute Solutions Competency benchmark measures your ability to provision virtual machines (VMs); configure, validate, and deploy ARM templates; configure container images for solutions; and work with Azure Resource Manager (ARM) and the Azure Container Registry. You will be evaluated on your skills to create and deploy Azure Functions apps, and implement function triggers and custom handlers. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have the skills to create Azure App Service web apps and implement Azure Functions.

Topics covered

  • build a new container image using Docker
  • build functions that trigger based on timers, webhooks, or data functions
  • build triggers and bindings in C#
  • configure applications to automatically scale on schedule or on demand
  • configure common settings in your App Service deployment
  • create and deploy ARM templates to Azure
  • create and use an Azure Container Registry
  • define how a function is comprised of triggers and bindings
  • deploy and manage virtual machines in the Azure portal
  • deploy and manage virtual machines with PowerShell
  • deploy Azure App Service
  • deploy your containers to Azure Container Instances
  • monitor the performance of your application
  • protect your web apps with Azure Firewall
  • safeguard your App Service data against loss
  • use Azure Application Insights to monitor your Functions app
  • use Azure DevOps to build a pipeline for Azure Functions
  • use back-end diagnostics tools to debug your Functions app
  • use diagnostics to debug your web application
  • use slots to create a staging site in Azure Web App Service
  • write an Azure Durable Function