Get Ready: Exam 70-533 Implementing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions

by Carlos Mendible on 02 Oct 2016 » Azure, Certifications

This week I cleared the 70-533 Implementing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions exam, and I want to share with you tips about the exam and the resources I used to study:

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If you are an Infrastructure Geek, Developer or Software Architect looking to validate your Microsoft Azure skills then this exam is for you. Also note that Microsoft expects you to:

  • Have experience implementing and monitoring cloud and hybrid solutions.
  • Have experience supporting application lifecycle management.

Skills measured:

  • Implement WebApps (15-20%)
  • Implement virtual machines (15-20%)
  • Implement cloud services (15-20%)
  • Implement storage (15-20%)
  • Implement an Azure Active Directory (15-20%)
  • Implement virtual networks(15-20%)

Books:

Courses:

The Microsoft Virtual Academy is a place filled with great training material and best of all it’s free! Here is the list of courses I completed before the exam:

Practice tests:

Just like for any certification exam, studying with practice tests is key to success.

Hands On:

Be sure to have hands on experience!

  • Learn those Powershell commands and don’t forget that Azure CLI does exists.
  • Experience with VNETs, Virtual Machines, ARM templates and Site to Site VPNs was key for my success

Hope it helps!