SKILL BENCHMARK

Azure Cloud Awareness

  • 20m
  • 20 questions
The Azure Cloud Awareness benchmark will measure your ability to recognize key terms and concepts related to key Azure cloud concepts. You will be evaluated on Azure service models, Azure regions, Azure subscriptions, Azure virtual networks, Azure management, and Azure security. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have the skills related to understanding key Azure cloud terminology and concepts.

Topics covered

  • deploy an Azure VM using the GUI
  • describe how virtual machines are deployed and managed in the Azure cloud
  • describe the Infrastructure as a Service cloud computing consumption model
  • describe the Platform as a Service cloud computing consumption model
  • describe the relevance of Azure regions
  • describe the Software as a Service cloud computing consumption model
  • discuss defense in depth, the Microsoft Privacy Statement, Online Service Terms and Data Protection Amendment
  • discuss the purpose of Azure availability zones
  • identify how virtual machines use managed disks
  • identify the role that the Azure subscription plays when using Azure Cloud Services
  • implement an Azure VNet using the GUI
  • implement Azure Disk Storage
  • manage Azure subscription properties
  • navigate through Azure security options
  • recognize how Azure data centers function
  • recognize how Azure VNets are used for cloud computing
  • recognize how management groups are used to organize multiple subscriptions
  • recognize how special Azure regions are dedicated for community usage such as Azure Government cloud
  • recognize what constitutes PII
  • work with Azure management groups

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