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Microsoft Exam

Recently released within the Microsoft Certification family was the DP-900: Azure Data Fundamentals exam. I sat the exam as a Beta exam, so I didn't get the results instantly when I sat the exam, but I recently received the good news that I had passed the exam, I thought I'd share some of the m...

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Microsoft Exam

Recently released within the Microsoft Certification family was the AI-900: Azure AI Fundamentals exam. At time of writing this blog post, the exam is still in Beta format, meaning if you sit the exam you won't get your results back instantly. If you've never sat a Beta exam before or looking...

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Fundamentals

Certifications, exams are something that I've done at school and also throughout my professional career. I sat my first Microsoft exam back in 2011. That exam was the now expired Windows 7 Enterprise Desktop Administrator, ever since them I've gone to to sit exams on Windows Server, Microsof...

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Passed PL-900

My Journey

I've been taking Microsoft certifications/exams since April 2011, which was the now retired 70-686 - Windows 7, Enterprise Desktop Administrator exam. Since then I've sat around 17 different exams.

Last year I concentrated on the different Azure certifications that were on offer...

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When I first started learning Azure there was a lot of terminology to learn and understand, new names for things, new technology, and lots of acronyms that went with those new things!

Understanding some of these new terms and how they all fitted together took me some time to figure out. So let's...

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Microsoft Exam

On the 4th November, during Microsoft Ignite a bunch of new exams were released and are now available under the Beta Program.

What is the Beta Program?

Microsoft, more often than not put their new exams into Beta mode. Microsoft use the data collected from Beta exam testers to perform psyc...

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Blogging

If you are active on Twitter or LinkedIn you'll have seen a flurry of posts from people around the world posting that they have passed an exam/earned a new badge from Acclaim. And it's great to see, but if your not one of them and pondering why you should take an exam or what exam you should take...

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Blogging

You often hear services within Azure labelled as Private Preview, or Public Preview or General Availability (GA). But what do these labels actually mean and especially in relation to support or pricing.

Private Preview

Private Previews are generally the first release of a product and custome...

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Study

As I'm sure you are aware Microsoft have changed their certification paths for Azure and Microsoft 365, the main announcements came at MS Ignite in September 2018. The focus now is on role-based certifications. Which has meant a whole slew of exams within the Azure certification path and we are n...

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Passed AZ-102

As I'm sure you are aware Microsoft have changed their certification paths for Azure, the main announcements came at MS Ignite in September 2018. A lot of the exams they announced have been in beta and over the Christmas holiday most of the exams were made live. A lot of changes and even a new e...

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