Study material for exam 70-774 Perform Cloud Data Science with Azure Machine Learning

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In this tip we cover information you can use to learn more about Azure Machine Learning and Data Science for exam 70-774.


This time we will talk about Microsoft certification 70-774. It is about Cloud Data Science and Machine Learning.  With Azure, you can connect and analyze information from Azure SQL, Azure SQL Data Warehouse or many other sources.

Who should take this exam?

This exam is oriented to DBAs, Data Scientist, Data Architects, Data Analysts, Data Developers or professional who want to learn or who want to be certified in Data Analysis.

What is a data scientist?

It is a new job for people to analyze data using scientific methods to extract knowledge from data working with relational or big data.

What Microsoft Certifications are related to this exam?

This exam is mandatory to get the MCSA in Machine Learning (Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate). You can also use is for a MCP (Microsoft Certified Professional) with this exam.

Is the exam difficult?

If you do not have previous experience with Machine Learning, Azure, R, Python, Big Data this exam is very difficult.

What is Machine Learning (ML)?

It is the ability to learn without programming. Usually ML analyzes data and solves problems using algorithms. Azure now offers Machine Learning services with very sophisticated algorithms.

Which books would you recommend for this exam?

The following may be useful:

Are there some courses for this exam?

Yes, the following courses can be useful:

Can you provide some links to study, for this exam?

Yes, here are some useful links for each section of the exam:

Prepare Data for Analysis in Azure Machine Learning and Export from Azure Machine Learning

Develop Machine Learning Models

Operationalize and Manage Azure Machine Learning Services

Use Other Services for Machine Learning

Next Steps

Machine learning in Azure is a very exciting new topic. It works with SQL Server, HDInsight and it is a very powerful tool. The exam is very difficult, but the topic is very interesting and new.

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MSSQLTips author Daniel Calbimonte Daniel Calbimonte is a Microsoft SQL Server MVP, Microsoft Certified Trainer and 6-time Microsoft Certified IT Professional. Daniel started his career in 2001 and has worked with SQL Server 6.0 to 2022. Daniel is a DBA as well as specializes in Business Intelligence (SSIS, SSAS, SSRS) technologies.

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Comments For This Article

Tuesday, September 12, 2017 - 1:04:37 PM - Bradley Back To Top (66205)



Does anyone know of study courses that are avilable either online or in person for this exam and/or the MCSA machine learning certification?

Tuesday, August 8, 2017 - 7:13:00 AM - Daniel Back To Top (64299)

 As far as I know only third party web sites offer practice tests.


Monday, August 7, 2017 - 8:15:23 PM - Varun Daga Back To Top (64256)

 Hi Daniel,

Thanks a lot for the detailed analysis of the exam. It's been a while this exam has been introduced, so I was wondering if there are any practice exams available. I could not find one on the website.




Thursday, August 3, 2017 - 1:54:20 PM - Daniel Back To Top (63863)

You are welcome.

Thursday, August 3, 2017 - 8:35:41 AM - Hiren Back To Top (63845)

 Thank you so much for spending great amount of time to create a Great! collection. 


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