AZ-204 Certification: Developing Solutions for Microsoft Azure - Course Overview

Note: The AZ-204 is the new version of AZ-203 training which is soon going to be expired.

CloudThat’s AZ-204 Certification Training: Developing Solutions for Microsoft Azure teaches candidates how to develop, deploy and maintain cloud solutions on Microsoft Azure. This AZ 204 Certification course also teaches candidates how to develop Azure storage and compute solutions, monitor, troubleshoot, and optimize Azure solutions, as well as how to implement Azure security. This Azure 204 certification course is ideal for cloud developers who work with cloud administrators, cloud DBAs, and clients to implement solutions on Azure.

Microsoft AZ-204 Certification, which meets the requirement for the Microsoft Certified Azure Developer Associate certification. Candidates attending our AZ 204 certification training get access to the authored curriculum and can learn through engaging and interactive sessions delivered by Microsoft-certified in-house trainers. 

After completing Azure 204 Certification Course, students will be able to:

  • Develop Azure Infrastructure as a Service Compute Solutions
  • Develop Azure Platform as a Service Compute Solutions
  • Develop for Azure storage
  • Implement Azure security
  • Monitor, troubleshoot and optimize Azure solutions
  • Connect to and Consume Azure Services and Third-party Services

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Main Highlight of AZ-204 Training

  • Our Azure 204 online training modules have 50% -60% hands-on lab sessions to encourage Thinking-Based Learning (TBL).
  • Interactive-rich virtual and face-to-face classroom teaching to inculcate Problem-Based Learning (PBL).
  • Microsoft certified instructor-led training and mentoring sessions to develop Competency-Based Learning (CBL).
  • Well-structured use-cases to simulate challenges encountered in a Real-World environment during Microsoft Azure 204 certification training.
  • Integrated teaching assistance and support through experts designed Learning Management System (LMS) and ExamReady platform.
  • Being a Microsoft Learning Partner, we offer authored curriculum that are at par with industry standards.

Who Should Attend Microsoft AZ-204 certification training

  • Developers
  • Azure Developers who wish to get certified

Prerequisites of AZ-204 Certification Course

Students should have 1-2 years professional development experience and experience with Microsoft Azure. They must be able to program in an Azure Supported Language.

Why Choose CloudThat as AZ-204 Training Partner?

  • Enjoy all types of learning modes that suit your requirement virtual, instructor-led classrooms, or hybrid classrooms for Azure developer certification training.
  • You have access to Microsoft official course prerequisite documents to start your preparation for the training from our Microsoft certified trainers.
  • Developing Solutions for Microsoft Azure certification training delivered by a pioneer in Microsoft Trainings.
  • Unlimited Mock exams are available at our TestPrep Portal for learners to get acquainted with the Microsoft certification exam.
  • Microsoft certified trainers and official documentation from Microsoft and CloudThat to equip you for certification exam.
  • You can enroll for weekend or weekday batches and further 4 hours / day or 8 hours / day training on Developing Solutions for Microsoft Azure certification respectively.
  • Corporate Trainings are available in customized formats to suit the changing business needs of the clients on Microsoft training.
  • Opportunity to learn and interact with learners from different organizations across the globe on Microsoft Azure Cloud for their IT operation.

Advantages of Earning a Microsoft Azure 204 Certification

  • Earn the certification of Microsoft Azure Developer Associate which demonstrates your proficiency as a developer in Microsoft Azure Platform.
  • You can showcase your expertise in developing and deploying applications on Azure.
  • Learn how to leverage Azure services effectively, design scalable and resilient applications, implement security measures, and utilize various Azure development tools.
  • It helps you gain the confidence to undertake challenging projects and responsibilities, knowing that you have been assessed and certified by Microsoft, a recognized leader in the technology industry.
  • Overall, the AZ-204 certification training demonstrates your commitment to professional development, enhances your career prospects in Azure development, and provides you with the skills and knowledge necessary to excel in cloud computing and application development using Azure.

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Students will learn how to build a web application on the Azure App Service platform. They will learn how the platform functions and how to create, configure, scale, secure, and deploy to the App Service platform.


  • Azure App Service Core Concepts
  • Creating an Azure App Service Web App
  • Configuring and Monitoring App Service apps
  • Scaling App Service apps
  • Azure App Service Staging Environments

This module covers creating Functions apps, and how to integrate triggers and inputs/outputs in to the app.


  • Azure Functions Overview
  • Developing Azure Functions
  • Implement Durable Functions

Students will learn how Azure Blob storage works, how to manage data through the hot/cold/archive blob storage lifecycle, and how to use the Azure Blob storage client library to manage data and metadata.


  • Azure Blob storage Core Concepts
  • Managing the Azure Blob Storage Lifecycle
  • Working with Azure Blob Storage

Students will learn how Cosmos DB is structured and how data consistency is managed. Students will also learn how to create Cosmos DB accounts and create databases, containers, and items by using a mix of the Azure Portal and the .NET SDK.


  • Azure Cosmos DB Overview
  • Azure Cosmos DB Data Structure
  • Working with Azure Cosmos DB Resources and Data

This module instructs students on how to use create VMs and container images to use in their solutions. It covers creating VMs, using ARM templates to automate resource deployment, create and manage Docker images, publishing an image to the Azure Container Registry, and running a container in Azure Container Instances.


  • Provisioning VMs in Azure
  • Create and Deploy ARM templates
  • Create Container Images for Solutions
  • Publish a Container Image to Azure Container Registry
  • Create and Run Container Images in Azure Container Instances

Students will learn how to leverage the Microsoft Identity Platform v2.0 to manage authentication and access to resources. Students will also learn how to use the Microsoft Authentication Library and Microsoft Graph to authenticate a user and retrieve information stored in Azure, and how and when to use Shared Access Signatures.


  • Microsoft Identity Platform v2.0
  • Authentication using the Microsoft Authentication Library
  • Using the Microsoft Graph
  • Authorizing Data Operations in Azure Storage

This module covers how to secure the information (keys, secrets, certificates) an application uses to access resources. It also covers securing application configuration information.


  • Manage Keys, Secrets and Certificates by using the KeyVault API
  • Implement Managed Identities for Azure Resources
  • Secure App Configuration Data by using Azure App Configuration

Students will learn how to publish APIs, create policies to manage information shared through the API, and to manage access to their APIs by using the Azure API Management service.


  • API Management Overview
  • Defining Policies for APIs
  • Securing your APIs

This module teaches students how to use Azure Logic Apps to schedule, automate, and orchestrate tasks, business processes, workflows, and services across enterprises or organizations.


  • Azure Logic Apps Overview
  • Creating Custom Connectors for Logic Apps

Students will learn how to build applications with event-based architectures.


  • Implement Solutions that use Azure Event Grid
  • Implement Solutions that use Azure Event Hubs
  • Implement Solutions that use Azure Notification Hubs

Students will learn how to build applications with message-based architectures.


  • Implement Solutions that use Azure Service Bus
  • Implement Solutions that use Azure Queue Storage queues

This module teaches students how to instrument their code for telemetry and how to analyze and troubleshoot their apps.


  • Overview of Monitoring in Azure
  • Instrument an app for Monitoring
  • Analyzing and Troubleshooting Apps
  • Implement Code that Handles Transient Faults

Students will learn how to use different caching services to improve the performance of their apps.


  • Develop for Azure Cache for Redis
  • Develop for Storage on CDNs


    • By earning AZ-204 certification, you will prove competency to become Azure Developer Associate.
    • Develop Azure Infrastructure as a Service Compute Solutions and Azure Platform as a Service Compute Solutions.
    • Develop Azure security and storage solutions.
    • On successful completion of AZ-204 certification: Developing Solutions for Microsoft Azure training aspirants receive a Course Completion certificate from us.
    • By successfully clearing the this exam, aspirants earn Microsoft certification.

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Great trainers and trainings.

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Good training and explanation.

Frequently Asked Questions

AZ204 Azure Developer is a training course focused on developing and deploying applications using Microsoft Azure cloud services.

AZ 204 Azure Developer is intended for developers who want to learn how to build applications using Azure services and technologies.

Prerequisites for AZ 204 training include proficiency in at least one programming language and basic understanding of Azure fundamentals.

AZ-204 Azure course covers Azure development tools, Azure App Service, Azure Functions, Azure Storage, Azure SQL Database, Azure Cosmos DB, Azure Key Vault, Azure Active Directory, and more.

AZ 204 training is typically a four-day training course if taken in a classroom or virtual instructor-led setting.

Completing AZ204 Azure Developer equips you with the skills to build cloud applications on Azure, enhances your knowledge of Azure services, and boosts your career as an Azure developer.

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