This Azure Monitoring, Troubleshooting, and Optimizing course covers not only generic techniques for optimizing cloud services but also how to make the most of Microsoft's built-in tools for troubleshooting Azure operations specifically. Azure comes equipped with Azure Monitor, Application Insights, and other testing and monitoring tools that a cloud engineer should know. But there are also general skills like deploying content delivery networks and scaling cloud operations that you'll learn.
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Azure Monitoring, Troubleshooting, and Optimizing FAQs: Cost, Training, Value
You should take this Azure Monitoring, Troubleshooting, and Optimizing because the ability to identify problems and resolve them is a skill that differentiates novice cloud technicians from highly experienced experts. Many cloud technicians can deploy an Azure instance and configure parts of it. But the ability to monitor Azure operations, spot misconfigurations or problems, and optimize them is much more rare. After this course, you can be that advanced cloud engineer.
Yes, this Azure Monitoring, Troubleshooting, and Optimizing course can help prepare you to take the AZ-204 and earn the Microsoft Certified: Azure Developer Associate. This course alone won't prepare you to earn the Azure Developer Associate cert, but after this training, you will be prepared for the "monitor, troubleshoot and optimize Azure solutions" portion of the AZ-204 certifying exam. There are five other sections to the AZ-204 and different courses can help you with them.
Yes, both the Microsoft Certified: Azure Developer Associate and its certifying exam AZ-204 are still valid. Microsoft has issued occasional updates to the content of the AZ-204, but those have almost all been minor changes and not substantive. Microsoft also hasn't announced that they'll be retiring the Azure Developer Associate certification any time soon, despite having retired a huge number of certs throughout 2020 and 2021.
Yes, it's definitely worth it to learn how to monitor, troubleshoot and optimize Azure. This training in particular is worth it because it can lead to earning the Azure Developer Associate. Industry certifications are strong indications of expertise. In the case of this Azure Monitoring, Troubleshooting, and Optimizing course, it could mean knowing how to double the efficiency of a mission-critical cloud compute application and halve its costs. Bosses tend to like that sort of thing.