Prepare for the AZ-900 Microsoft Azure Fundamentals Certification

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There is a fundamentals exam related to Microsoft Azure, AZ-900: Microsoft Azure Fundamentals. This exam requires studying several books and articles, but where do you start?


In this article, we will provide material to study for exam AZ-900: Microsoft Azure Fundamentals. We will recommend books, courses, practice exams, free links, and videos to prepare.

Below is an FAQ to help you get started.

What is the Microsoft AZ-900 Exam About?

The AI-900 exam is a simple, basic exam about Azure and is a good place to start if you have little experience in Azure.

If I Do Not Speak English, Can I Take the Microsoft Azure Fundamentals Exam?

Yes, the exam is available in the following languages:

  • English
  • Japanese
  • Chinese (Simplified)
  • Korean
  • German
  • French
  • Spanish
  • Portuguese (Brazil)
  • Russian
  • Indonesian (Indonesia)
  • Arabic (Saudi Arabia)
  • Chinese (Traditional)
  • Italian

Is the Exam Easy?

Yes. The fundamentals exams are usually easy. It is oriented toward people with little to no experience.

How Much Does this Exam Cost?

The prices depend on the country:

  • United States = 99 USD
  • England = 69 GPB
  • Germany, France, Spain, and Italy = 99 EUR
  • Latin America, Africa, and Asia = 55 USD (generally)
  • Uruguay, Jamaica, and Costa Rica = 60 USD.

What is the Score to Pass the Exam?

You should get at least 700/1000 points to pass the exam.

How Long Does It Take the Exam AZ-900?

The exam takes approximately 2-3 hours.

Where Can I Get a Study Guide for the AZ-900 Exam?

You can get the study guide here: AI-900 Exam Guide

Could You Recommend Some Books for the Exam?

Yes, these books will help you prepare for the exam:

Can You Provide Links to Help Pass the AZ-900 Certification Exam?

The following links will be helpful for you:

Cloud Computing in Azure

Benefits of Cloud Services

Types of Cloud Services

Explain the Fundamental Architectural Elements of Azure

Illustrate Azure's Compute and Networking Services

Delve into Azure's Array of Storage Services

Provide an Overview of Azure's Identity, Access, and Security Features

Elaborate on Azure's Management and Governance Aspects

Describe Governance and Compliance Features and Tools within Azure

Explain Azure Management and Deployment Tools

Discuss Monitoring Tools Available in Azure

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Article Last Updated: 2023-08-29

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Wednesday, November 15, 2023 - 11:25:34 AM - Daily Back To Top (91756)

I have the 2nd edition of AZ-900 at home that was released in 2020. Is it wise for me to read this book and then take the exam? Or should I buy the third edition?

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