Azure Core Services Literacy (Beginner Level)

  • 25m
  • 25 questions
The Azure Core Services Literacy benchmark will measure your ability to recognize key terms and concepts related to key Azure core services. You will be evaluated on Azure networking, Azure storage, Azure data, and Azure security services. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have the skills related to understanding key Azure core services terminology and concepts.

Topics covered

  • assign built-in RBAC roles using the portal
  • create a new Azure AD tenant using the portal
  • deploy a Azure Cosmos DB database using the portal
  • deploy an Azure VM using PowerShell
  • deploy an Azure VM using the CLI
  • deploy an Azure VM using the GUI
  • deploy a static HTML Azure hosted web app
  • deploy SQL Managed Instance
  • describe a basic network load balancer
  • describe how virtual machines are deployed and managed in the Azure cloud
  • describe the purpose of Azure network security groups
  • describe the purpose of the Application Gateway
  • enable Azure AD user MFA
  • identify how virtual machines use managed disks
  • identify the purpose of SQL Managed Instance
  • identity how app services provide Azure-hosted web app solutions
  • implement an Azure VNet using the GUI
  • implement Azure Disk Storage
  • recognize how Azure VNets are used for cloud computing
  • recognize how management groups are used to organize multiple subscriptions
  • recognize the purpose of Azure Blob Storage
  • recognize when to use Azure Files
  • recognize when to use Cosmos DB
  • recognize when to use Synapse Analytics
  • work with Azure management groups