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Microsoft Certified: Azure Database Administrator Associate

Passed

Yesterday I passed exam DP-300 obtaining the Microsoft Certified Azure Database Administrator Associate accreditation.

Exam DP-300

This exam measures your ability to accomplish the following technical tasks: plan and implement data platform resources; implement a secure environment; monitor, configure, and optimize database resources; configure and manage automation of tasks; and plan and configure a high availability and disaster recovery (HA/DR) environment.

Skills measured

  • Plan and implement data platform resources (20–25%)
  • Implement a secure environment (15–20%)
  • Monitor, configure, and optimize database resources (20–25%)
  • Configure and manage automation of tasks (15–20%)
  • Plan and configure a high availability and disaster recovery (HA/- DR) environment (20–25%)

Microsoft Certified Azure Database Administrator Associate

As a candidate for this certification, you should have subject matter expertise in building database solutions that are designed to support multiple workloads built with:

  • SQL Server on-premises
  • Azure SQL services

You’re a database administrator who manages on-premises and cloud databases built with SQL Server and Azure SQL services.

As the Azure database administrator, you implement and manage the operational aspects of cloud-native and hybrid data platform solutions built on SQL Server and Azure SQL services. You use a variety of methods and tools to perform and automate day-to-day operations, including applying knowledge of using Transact-SQL (T-SQL) and other tools for administrative management purposes.

You’re responsible for the following concerning database solutions:

  • Management
  • Availability
  • Security
  • Performance monitoring and optimization

You evaluate and implement migration strategies for moving databases between Azure and on-premises. Plus, you work with Azure data engineers, Azure solution architects, Azure developers, data scientists, and other professionals to manage operational aspects of data platform solutions.

As a candidate for this certification, you should have knowledge of and experience with:

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Azure SQL Managed Instance
  • SQL Server on Azure Virtual Machines (Windows and Linux)

Links

  • You can view the latest details on the certification here.
  • You can view the latest details of the exam here here.
  • You can view my certificate here.

My certification profiles

  • Accredible (Databricks related accreditations)
  • Credly (Stem and historic Microsoft accrediations)
  • Microsoft (Current Microsoft accrediations)