Certification Exam Prep Questions For Microsoft Azure Architect Design (AZ-301)

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Your company is planning a merger with another company of a similar size. The other company has an on-premises data infrastructure that consists of proprietary databases, XML files, and PDF files of scanned documents. The merger is about to happen soon, and you need a way to quickly place this data in the cloud for analysis. You need to choose an appropriate data flow and storage solution. What should you do?


Your company has an Azure subscription. You need to perform a one-time bulk data transfer. You need a storage solution for batch processing that meets the following requirements: * Can pause the cluster after computation is finished * Stores relational data * Allows fast scaling out * Supports in-memory caching of data Which solution should you recommend?


You have an Azure SQL Database instance that contains one database. You want to occasionally monitor the database for performance tuning opportunities. You need to review recommendations for indexes. Which tool should you use?

A. Azure Monitor
B. Azure Advisor
C. Query Performance Insight
D. SQL Database Advisor

You have a hybrid identity environment that includes an on-premises Active Directory environment and Azure Active Directory (Azure AD). You need to create an authentication solution that verifies the following: * On-premises AD security policies are applied. * Passwords are validated against your on-premises AD. * Passwords are not stored in the cloud. What solution should you use?


Your company is moving to Azure and plans to create a virtual machine (VM) for one of its SQL Server instances. Initially, the VM will not be connected via a site-to-site VPN. Until then, users must be able to access the SQL Server instance on the VM via port 1433. You need to provide a solution that secures the VM and requires minimal administration overhead. What should you recommend?


A company is running SQL Server 2016 with a 2 TB database on an on-premises virtual machine (VM). The database consists of approximately 120 GB of data newer than three months, and the rest is historical data. You need to move the historical data to Azure and create a solution that automatically moves data over three months old to Azure. Users must still be able to query the historical data without writing custom code. Which two Azure components should you configure? Each correct answer presents part of the solution.


You create the following alert to perform a custom search of Azure Log Analytics data: Heartbeat I summarize LastCall = max(TimeGenerated) by Computer The results are incorrect and information is missing. You need to change the condition so that the alert displays only data from the previous 24 hours. Which statement should you add?


You plan to create a real-time stream processing system to detect anomalies in your data. You write code for the business logic that should be run immediately after the data is ingested. The business logic depends on the type of data and can be frequently changed. You need to make sure that the business logic does not keep any data between executions. What should you do?


Your company has two Azure subscriptions named Subscription) and Subscription2. Both subscriptions are associated with the same Active Directory (AD) tenant. Subscription) includes the following virtual network: *Name: VNET1 *Address space: *Location: (US) Central US *Number of connected virtual machines (VMs): 200 Subscription2 includes the following virtual network: *Name: VNET2 *Address space: *Location: (Europe) North Europe *Number of connected virtual machines (VMs): 100 You need to recommend a connectivity solution thats enable the VMs on VNET1 and VNET2 to communicate over the Microsoft backbone infrastructure. What should you recommend?

A. Peering
B. Point-to-Site VPN
C. ExpressRoute
D. Site-to-Site VPN

A company is looking for a data archiving solution for a web application hosted on an Azure virtual machine (VM). The data consists of several hundred files that are approximately 10 GB in size. The data will also be frequently accessed and staged for processing. You need to provide a solution that minimizes the costs of data access. Which access tier should you recommend?

A. Premium
B. Cool
C. Archive
D. Hot

You decide to use tagging to organize your Azure resources. You need to make sure that new resources are tagged as soon as possible and that they are not tagged manually. What should you do?


You are monitoring the performance of an Azure SQL database. You open the Metrics blade for the database. You add the DTU Used metric to the chart and set the time range to Last 3 days. The resulting chart shows the percentage as zero. You need to understand this metric. What does it indicate?


Your company has a small Windows service that runs on a development server and listens for requests over port 80. The service accesses a third-party API and returns results to the caller. The service has no dependencies. You need to move the functionality provided by this service to Azure. You must use the least amount of management. Which resource should you use?

A. Logic App
B. Webjob
C. Container
D. Function app

You manage a business critical application that runs on Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS). You decide to use autoscaling to optimize performance and cost. You need to define an autoscaling strategy. The solution must give you control over how many replicas of the application are running. Which strategy should you choose?


Your IT team is considering using Azure Active Directory (AD) Connect. You need to determine if you should use it. For which of the following situations should you use AD Connect?


You are designing a hybrid identity solution for your organization. It consists of an on-premises Active Directory (AD) domain and an Azure AD tenant. Your solution must meet the following requirements: * Allow a user who logs in to his or her on-premises account to automatically authenticate in Azure AD to access Azure services. * Minimize administrative effort to deploy and maintain. You need to set up authentication. Which mechanism should you choose?


Your company uses Azure Active Directory (AD) to manage domain users accounts. These accounts are used to access Azure resources. You need to reduce the risk of AD credential misuse. What should you do?


You are designing an Azure identity solution for your company. You need to ensure that Azure has a way of determining when user credentials have been leaked and placed on the dark web. What should you do?


You are designing a strategy for loading a large volume of data to Azure Data Warehouse. The data load process must be as fast as possible. You need to recommend a solution. Which solution should you recommend?

A. Azure Data Factory
B. Polybase
C. Bulk Copy Program (BCP)
D. SQL Bulk Copy

Your on-premises Microsoft SQL Server database named DB1 contains 5 TB of data. New data is inserted into the database at a rate of 200 GB per month. A third-party application uses the database. DB1 must remain on-premises. You need to design a solution that archives the data that is infrequently used. The solution must ensure that the data can still be queried after it has been archived. The solution must also avoid changes to the third-party application. Which Azure service should you specify?

A. Azure Storage
B. Stretch Database
C. Azure Cosmos DB
D. Azure SQL Database

You have a hybrid authentication model that consists of an on-premises Active Directory (AD) domain and Azure AD. You need to design a monitoring strategy for monitoring synchronization between the two. Which monitoring strategy should you recommend?


A company plans to use PolyBase as a data loading solution for Azure SQL Data Warehouse. You need to recommend a storage solution for the staging data. The solution must support scaling and the storage of large volumes of unstructured data. Which two storage solutions should you recommend? Each correct answer presents a complete solution.


Your company has Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) synchronized with on-premises Active Directory (AD). You need to create security alerts based on suspicious Azure AD sign-in events. Which Azure service should you use?

A. Azure Front Door
B. Azure Monitor
C. Azure AD Identity Protection
D. Azure Sentinel

Your company has four on-premises SQL Server 2016 instances, each with a single database that is used by the company. You want to move the database on each of these instances to Azure. Each database has different usage requirements. You want to use a solution that is cost-effective and provides minimal maintenance. You require near 100% compatibility with your on-premises instances. You need to choose a database solution. Which database solution should you choose?

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