How difficult is the Microsoft Azure AZ-120 test? Blog

Cloud computing is being adopted by enterprises at a much faster rate than ever. Microsoft Azure is just one of many innovative offerings offered by public cloud platforms that continue to revolutionize enterprise cloud usage. One of the unique offerings from Microsoft Azure is AZ120, which allows you to migrate SAP workloads into Microsoft Azure cloud platforms. In recent years, there has been a significant increase in demand for professionals who can manage Microsoft Azure for SAP workloads.
Let’s find out how difficult the Microsoft Azure AZ120 exam is!
About Microsoft Azure AZ-120
An engineer or architect is responsible for Azure for SAP Workloads. This includes making recommendations and adjusting resources as necessary for optimal resiliency and performance, scale provision, size and monitoring. Azure for SAP Workloads engineers and cloud administrators collaborate with clients to implement solutions.
Audience for the exam
Candidates who take the Microsoft AZ-120 certification exam must have previous knowledge or work in the field. They should also have extensive knowledge and experience of the SAP system landscape. These skills are not necessary.
Candidats should have extensive knowledge and experience in SAP applications including SAP HANA and SAP NetWeaver, SAP BW/4HANA and SAP HANA.
For the Microsoft Azure AZ120 exam, it is highly recommended to have a certification as an Azure Solutions Architect Expert or Azure Administrator Associate. These certifications are not required.
AZ-120 Exam Details
The AZ-120 exam consists 40-60 questions. The AZ-120 exam takes 180 minutes. The exam costs $165 in the United States. Prices may vary depending on where you live. The exam can be taken in English, Japanese, Chinese (Simplified), or Korean. The exam scores 700 points out 1000. Expect multiple-choice questions and case studies.
Take a look at this table:
Name of the examPlanning, Administering Microsoft Azure to SAP WorkloadsCode examAZ-100No. of questions40-60Format of questionsmultiple-choice, case studiesCost of exam$165Duration of exam180 minutesLanguages availableEnglish, Korean, Japanese, and Simplified ChineseScheduling platformPearson VUELet us now move on to the course structure of this exam for more clarity.
Course outline
The updated Microsoft AZ-120 course outline contains:
Migrate SAP Workloads into Azure (10-15%)
Make a list of SAP landscapes that are already in use
Network inventory (Microsoft documentation:Azure Networking to SAP workloads).
security inventory (Microsoft Docation:AzureVM security considerations for SAP workloads).
Computing inventory (Microsoft Docation:Azure Calculate for SAP Workloads) is also available.
Operations system inventory is another important aspect.
Also, availability inventory and resiliency (Microsoft Documentation :AzureVM high availability and disaster restoration for SAP workloads).
Moreover, SAP Database Inventory
SAP Landscape architecture is also available
Also, SAP workload performance metrics and SLAs (Microsoft Docation:SLA to SAP HANA on Azure Large Instances).
Migration considerations (Microsoft documentation:Best practices for migrating SAP applications into Azure)
Design a migration strategy
Certified and support SAP Hana Hardware Directory (Microsoft Docation:Best practices for migrating SAP Applications to Azure)
Design criteria for Tailored Datacenter Integration solutions (TDI) are also available
Moreover, databox
HANA System Replication is also available (Microsoft documentation:High availability SAP HANA on Azure Virtual Machines on Red Hat Enterprise Linux).
Furthermore, ASR for SAP (Microsoft Documentation:Disaster recovery for SAP HANA Systems on Azure)
Also, backup and restoration methods and solutions (Microsoft documentation:Backup guide SAP HANA on Azure Virtual Machines).
Infrastructure optimization is also important for migration (Microsoft documentation: Best practices in migrating SAP apps to Azure).
Design an Azure Solution to Support SAP Workloads (20-25%)
To support SAP workloads, design a core infrastructure solution for Azure
Network topology requirements
Security requirements (Microsoft Docation:AzureVM security considerations SAP workloads) are also important.
Virtual or bare metal can also be used (Microsoft documentation:What is SAP HANA for Azure?
Also, compute
Operating system requirements (Microsoft Docation:OS support for Azure for SAP workloads).
Support SAP version also available
Storage requirements (Microsoft documentation:SAP HANA Azure virtual machines storage configurations)
Furthermore, proximity group (Microsoft documentation:Azure proximity groups for optimal network latency when using SAP applications) is available.
infrastructure requirements (Microsoft documentation:SAP HANA infrastructure configurations, and operations on Azure
Support SAP workloads with Design Azure infrastructure services
Backup and restoration requirements (Microsoft Docation:Backup SAP HANA databases on an Azure VM
SLA/High Availability (Microsoft Docation:SAP for Azure-Designing for availability, recoverability)
Data protection (EFS/GRS, Availability zones)
Compliance (Microsoft Docation:IRAP protected compliance infra and SAP application layer on Azure
Monitoring (Microsoft Docation:Azure Enhanced SAP Monitoring)
licensing (Microsoft Documentation:SAP NetWeaver Licensing Mechanism in Microsoft Azure Cloud)
Application interfaces
Design a resilient Azure sol

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