Database administrators and data management specialists who manage on-premises and cloud relational databases built with Microsoft SQL Server and Microsoft Azure Data Services are eligible to take this exam.
The Azure database administrator is responsible for the implementation and management of the operational aspects of cloud-native and hybrid data platform solutions built on Azure Data Services and SQL Server. The Azure database administrator performs day-to-day operations using a variety of methods and tools, including knowledge of T-SQL for administrative management.
This position is in charge of managing, ensuring the availability, security, and performance of modern relational database solutions, as well as optimizing them. This role collaborates with the Azure data engineer role to oversee the operational aspects of data platform solutions.
Candidates for this position should be familiar with all of the concepts covered in Exam DP-900: Microsoft Azure Data Fundamentals.
On November 24, 2021, the exam's content was updated. To see what has changed, please download the exam skills outline below.
Resources for the data platform should be planned and implemented (15-20 percent )
Create a safe environment (15-20 percent )
Keep track of and optimize operational resources (15-20 percent )
Improve query performance (5-10 percent )
Task automation is performed (10-15 percent )
Create and deploy a High Availability and Disaster Recovery (HADR) environment (15-20 percent )
T-SQL is used for administration (10-15 percent )
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