Microsoft Certified: Azure Solutions Architect Expert Certification




About the Certifications

EXAM AZ-303 AND EXAM AZ-304 WILL RETIRE ON MARCH 31, 2022. A new exam, Exam AZ-305, will be available on or around November 16, 2021.

Students for the Azure Solutions Architect Expert certification must have experience in designing and implementing solutions that run on Microsoft Azure, with all the aspects like storage, compute network, and security. It will be a plus if students have intermediate skills for administering Azure and understand Azure development and DevOps processes.

The primary responsibilities for this role include proposing stakeholders and translating requirements into secure, scalable, and reliable cloud solutions.

Students for this certification must have advanced experience and knowledge of IT operations, i.e., virtualization, networking, security, identity, disaster recovery, business continuity, budgeting, data platform, and governance - this helps you manage decisions in each area that affect an overall solution. With this, you have expert-level skills in Azure administration and have experience with Azure development and DevOps processes.

Certification Details


To earn this certification, complete the following requirements:

Who Should Attend?

  • Solutions Architects.
  • The ones preparing for exams AZ-303, AZ-304 and Microsoft Certified: Azure Solutions Architect Expert certification.

Skills Measured

  • Implement and monitor an Azure infrastructure
  • Implement management and security solutions
  • Implement solutions for apps
  • Implement and manage data platforms
  • Design monitoring
  • Design identity and security
  • Design data storage
  • Design business continuity
  • Design infrastructure

Certification Latest Updates

1. Previously, Microsoft role-based and speciality certifications were valid for two years.

2. Starting June 2021, certifications are valid for one year, but they can be renewed online for free at Microsoft Learn.

3. The renewal window begins six months before the cert expires. During this window, before the cert expires, you can take a free online assessment and get the cert extended by one additional year from the current expiration date.

4. Want the best of both worlds, old and new? Certifications earned before June 2021 will be valid for two years and eligible for the new renewal process.

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