Architecting Microsoft Azure Solutions (70-534) Practice Test

This is a set of practice tests designed to provide assistance when studying for the Microsoft certification Architecting Microsoft Azure Solutions (70-534) exam.

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Describe how Azure uses Global Foundation Services (GFS) datacenters
Understand Azure datacenter architecture, regional availability, and high availability

Design Azure virtual networks, networking services, DNS, DHCP, and IP addressing configuration
Extend on-premises Active Directory, deploy Active Directory, define static IP reservations, understand Network Security Groups; design Resource Groups

Design Azure compute
Design Azure virtual machines (VMs) and VM architecture for IaaS and PaaS; understand availability sets, fault domains, and update domains in Azure; differentiate between machine classifications

Desribe Azure VPN and ExpressRoute architecture and design
Describe Azure P2S and S2S VPN, understand the architectural difference between Azure VPN and ExpressRoute

Describe Azure services
Understand at a high level Azure Load Balancing options, including Traffic Manager, Azure Media Services, CDN, Azure Active Directory (Azure AD), Azure Cache, Multi-Factor Authentication, and Service Bus

Secure resources by using managed identities
Describe the differences between Active Directory on-premises and Azure AD, programmatically access Azure AD using Graph API, secure access to resources from Azure AD applications using OAuth and OpenID Connect

Secure resources by using hybrid identities
Use SAML claims to authenticate to on-premises resources, desrcibe DirSync synchonization, implement federated identities using Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS)

Secure resources by using identity providers
Provide access to resources using identity providers such as Microsoft account, Facebook, Google, and Yahoo; manage identity and access by using Azure Active Directory B2C

Identify an appropriate data security solution
Use the appropriate Network Security Group, identify security requirements for data in transit and data at rest; identify, assess, and mitigate security risks by using Azure Operations Management Suite

Design a role-based access control strategy
Secure resource scopes such as the ability to create VMs and Azure Web Apps

Design data storage
Design storage options for data including Table Storage, SQL Database, DocumentDB, Blob Storage, MongoDB, and MySQL, design security options for SQL Database or Azure Storage; identify the appropriate VM type and size for a solution

Design applications that use Mobile Apps
Create Azure Mobile Services, consume Mobile Apps from cross-platform clients, integrate offline sync capabilities into an application, extend Mobile Apps using custom code, implement Mobile Apps using Microsoft .NET or Node.js, secure Mobile Apps using Azure AD

Design applications that use notifications
Implement push notification services in Mobile Apps, send push notifications to all subscribers, specific subscribers, or a segment of subscribers

Design applications that use a web API
Implement a custom web API, scale using Azure Web Apps, offload long-running applications using WebJobs, secure a web API using Azure AD

Design a data access strategy for hybrid applications
Connect to on-premises data from Azure applications using Service Bus Relay, Hybrid Connections, or Azure Web App's virtual private network (VPN) capability, identify constraints for connectivity with VPN, identify options for joining VMs to domains or cloud services

Design a media solution
Describe Media Services, understand key components of Media Services including streaming capabilities, video on-demand capabilities, and monitoring services

Create comput-intensive applications
Design high-performance computing (HPC) and other compute-intensive applications using Azure Services

Create long-running applications
Implement worker roles for scalable processing, design stateless components to accomodate scale

Select the appropriate storage option
use a queue-centric pattern for development, select the approrpriate storage for performance, identify storage options for cloud services and hybrid scenarios with compute on-premises and storage on Azure, differentiate between cloud services and VMs interacting with Azure Storage and SQL Database

Integrate Azure services in a solution
Identify the appropriate use of Azure Machine Learning, Big Data, Azure Media Services, and Azure Search services

Design Azure Web Apps for scalability and performance
Globally scale Azure Web Apps, create Azure Web Apps using Microsoft Visual Studio, debug Azure Web Apps, understand supported languages, differentiate between Azure Web Apps to VMs and cloud services

Deploy Azure Web Apps
Implement Azure Site Extensions, create packages, App service plans, deployment slots, resource groups, publishing options, Web Deploy, and FTP locations and settings

Design Azure Web Apps for business continuity
Scale up and scale out using Azure Web Apps and SQL Database, configure data replication patterns, update Azure Web Apps with minimal downtime, back up and restore data, design for disaster recovery, deploy Azure Web Apps to multiple regions for high availability, design the data tier

Evaluate hybrid and Azure-hosted architectures for Microsoft System Center deployment
Understand at an architectural level which components are supported in Azure; describe design considerations for managing Azure resources with System Center; understand which scenarios would dictate a hybrid scenario

Design a monitoring strategy
Identify the Microsoft products and services for monitoring Azure solutions; understand the capabilities of System Center for monitoring an Azure solution, understand built-in Azure capabilities, identify third-party monitoring tools including open source; describe use cases for Operations Manager, Global Service Monitor, and Application Insights; describe the use cases for Windows Software Update Services (WSUS), Configuration Manager, and custom solutions, describe the Azure architecture constructs such as availability sets and update domains and how they impact a patching strategy; analyze logs by using the Azure Operations Management Suite

Describe business continuity/disaster recovery (BC/DR) by using Azure
Understand the architectural capabilities of BC/DR, describe Hyper-V Replica and Azure Site Recovery (ASR), describe use cases for Hyper-V Replica and ASR

Design a disaster recovery strategy
Design and deploy Azure Backup and other Microsoft backup solutions for Azure; understand use cases when StorSimple and System Center Data Protection Manager would be appropriate; design and deploy Azure Site recovery

Design Azure Automation and PowerShell workflows
Create a PowerShell script specific to Azure; automate tasks by using the Azure Operations Management Suite

Describe the use cases for Azure Automation configuration
Understand when to use Azure Automation, Chef, Puppet, PowerShell, or Desired State Configuration (DSC)

Note: In an effort to allow you to target your studies to specific exam objectives, the practice tests are broken out into each sub-objective having it's own individual practice test.

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