Exam DP-300 Administering Microsoft Azure SQL Solutions Preparation

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Learning Azure SQL and getting a certification requires reading many books and articles. For newbies and professionals, sometimes finding the right materials isn't straightforward. In this article we look at several resources that can help you prepare for Microsoft Exam DP-300.


This tutorial will provide tips, books, courses, and links to pass exam DP-300 Administering Microsoft Azure SQL Solutions.

What is the DP-300 exam?

This exam is related to Azure SQL, the SQL database service in the cloud provided by Microsoft.

Is this Exam Complex?

It depends on your experience. The exam will not be challenging if you have worked on Azure SQL technologies for several years. On the other hand, if you have no or limited experience, you may want to start with an easier exam like the AZ-900 Microsoft Azure Fundamentals Certification.

What is the Score Required to Pass the Exam?

The passing score is 700/1000 points approximately.

Which Books Do I Need to Read in Order to Succeed on this Exam?

The following books will help you with the exam:

Are There Any Recommended Courses Available to Prepare for this Exam?

Yes. The following courses are available:

Can You Share Some Links for Studying for the Exam, Please?

The following links can be used to study for the exam:

Develop and Execute Strategies for Data Platform Resources

Devise and Implement Azure SQL Solutions

Set Up Resources for Scalability and Performance

Develop and Execute a Migration Plan

Establish a Secure Environment

Set Up Database Authentication and Authorization

Implement Security Measures for Data at Rest and in Transit

Enforce Compliance Controls for Sensitive Data

Monitor, Set Up, and Optimize Database Resources

Track Resource Activity and Performance

Monitor and Enhance Query Performance

Configure Database Solutions for Optimal Performance

Set Up and Oversee Task Automation

Establish and Oversee SQL Server Agent Jobs

Automate the Deployment of Database Resources

Establish and Manage Database Tasks in Azure

Develop a Plan and Configuration for High Availability and Disaster Recovery (HA/DR) Environments

Propose an HA/DR Strategy for Database Solutions

Develop and Execute a Plan for Database Backup and Restoration

Establish High Availability and Disaster Recovery (HA/DR) for Database Solutions

Next Steps

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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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Article Last Updated: 2023-12-11

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