Microsoft Azure Administrator: Deploy and Manage Azure Compute Resources Competency (Intermediate Level)

  • 30m
  • 30 questions
The Deploy and Manage Azure Compute Resources Competency (Intermediate Level) benchmark measures your expertise in the deployment, configuration, and management of Azure virtual machines, Azure Kubernetes Service, Azure Functions, and other compute resources. You will be evaluated on your understanding of Azure compute resources and your ability to determine which resources are best suited for a given workload. A learner who scores high on this competency demonstrates their ability to design and implement scalable solutions that can handle high-traffic workloads, monitor and optimize resource usage to ensure optimal performance and cost efficiency, and implement security measures and disaster recovery plans to protect your resources and ensure business continuity.

Topics covered

  • configure a content delivery network
  • configure an HTTPS binding for a web app
  • configure autoscaling within a virtual machine scale set
  • configure a VHD template
  • create a custom image from an existing virtual machine
  • create a Dockerfile and create an image from it
  • create and configure storage, scaling, and networking and upgrade an AKS cluster
  • deploy a container registry to share Docker images
  • deploy an Azure Container Instance (ACI)
  • deploy a virtual machine
  • describe the role of Kubernetes as it relates to application containers
  • enable a custom DNS name for a web app
  • enable Bastion as a jump box virtual machine management solution
  • enable encryption for virtual machine disks
  • enable SSH public key authentication for a Linux virtual machine
  • identify how containerized applications differ from traditional apps
  • install Docker on a Linux host and run a Docker container
  • manage web app deployment slots
  • manage web app settings
  • outline how templates are used for cloud automation
  • outline how virtual machines are deployed and managed in the Azure cloud
  • recall the purpose of a content delivery network
  • resize virtual machines using the portal
  • use an Azure Resource Manager (ARM) template to deploy a container group
  • use the portal to deploy a web application
  • use the portal to deploy virtual machine extensions
  • use the portal to deploy virtual machines
  • use Visual Studio to deploy a web application
  • work with ARM templates using PowerShell
  • work with ARM templates using the CLI