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Preparing for the RHCE Red Hat Certified Engineer exam? Don’t know where to start? This post is the RHCE Red Hat Certified Engineer certification exam preparation study guide (with links to each exam objective).

I have curated a list of articles from the Red Hat documentation and other blogs on the web for each objective of the RHCE certification exam. Please share the post within your circles so it helps them to prepare for the exam.

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Be Able to Perform All Tasks Expected of a Red Hat Certified System Administrator

Understand Core Components of Ansible

Install and Configure an Ansible Control Node

Configure Ansible Managed Nodes

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Script Administration Tasks

Create Ansible Plays and Playbooks

Use Ansible Modules for System Administration Tasks That Work With:

Work With Roles

Use Advanced Ansible Features

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Understand and Use Essential Tools

Create Simple Shell Scripts

Conditionally execute code (use of: if, test, [], etc.)

Conditional statements

More advanced ‘IF’ usage

Use Looping constructs (for, etc.) to process file, command line input

Advanced bash scripting: Loops

Loops in UNIX shell

Process script inputs ($1, $2, etc.)

Introduction to variables and parameters

Learning the basics of shell scripting in Bash

Processing output of shell commands within a script

Working with pipes on the Linux command line

How to save command output to a file in Linux?

Processing shell command exit codes

Bash command-line exit codes demystified

Bash exit codes with special meanings

Operate Running Systems

Configure Local Storage

List, create, delete partitions on MBR and GPT disks

An introduction to disk partitions

Getting started with partitions

Create and remove physical volumes

How to create a physical volume in Linux using LVM

Remove physical volumes from a volume group

Assign physical volumes to volume groups

Adding physical volumes to a volume group

Growing logical volumes

Create and delete logical volumes

Creating an LVM Logical Volume on 3 disks

Removing logical volumes

Configure systems to mount file systems at boot by universally unique ID (UUID) or label

Retrieving the system UUID

Mounting file systems

Mount file systems at boot by UUID

Add new partitions and logical volumes, and swap to a system non-destructively

Adding partitions

Creating Logical Volumes

Adding swap space

Add partitions/volumes/swap a system

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Create and Configure File Systems

Deploy, Configure, and Maintain Systems

Schedule tasks using at and cron

Automate your Linux system tasks with cron

Schedule a job to run at a specific time using at

Start and stop services and configure services to start automatically at boot

Starting a service

Stopping a service

Auto-start services on boot

Configure systems to boot into a specific target automatically

Boot into a specific target

Configure time service clients

Using the Chrony suite to configure NTP

Install and update software packages from Red Hat Network, a remote repository, or from the local file system

Red hat network overview

Introduction to yum

Installing packages

Managing software packages

Work with package module streams

Introduction to module streams

Work with Package module streams

Modify the system bootloader

Updating the boot loader configuration

Manage Basic Networking

Manage Users and Groups

Manage Security

Manage Containers

Find and retrieve container images from a remote registry

Working with container images

Obtaining and modifying container images

Inspect container images

Investigating images

Perform container management using commands such as podman and skopeo

Intro to Podman

Building containers with podman, skopeo

Podman: Managing containers in a runtime

Perform basic container management such as running, starting, stopping, and listing running containers

Building, running, and managing containers

Starting and stopping the container

Listing containers

Run a service inside a container

How to run systemd in a container?

Configure a container to start automatically as a systemd service

Running containers as systemd services

Attach persistent storage to a container

Understanding persistent storage

Configuring persistent storage

This brings us to the end of the RHCSA Red Hat Certified System Administrator exam preparation study guide

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Preparing for the MS-500 Microsoft 365 Security Administration exam to achieve the Microsoft 365 Certification for Security Administrator Associate? Don’t know where to start? This post is the MS-500 Certificate Study Guide (with links to each exam objective).

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Implement and Manage Identity and Access (30-35%)

Secure Microsoft 365 Hybrid Environments

Secure Identities

Implement Authentication Methods

Implement Conditional Access

Implement Role-based Access Control (RBAC)

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Implement Azure AD Privileged Identity Management (PIM)

Implement Azure AD Identity Protection

Implement and Manage Threat Protection (20-25%)

Implement an Enterprise Hybrid Threat Protection Solution

Implement Device Threat Protection

Implement and Manage Device and Application Protection

Implement and Manage Office 365 ATP

Configure Office 365 ATP

Office 365 Advanced Threat Protection (ATP)

Monitor Office 365 ATP

View reports for Office 365 Advanced Threat Protection

Conduct simulated attacks using Attack Simulator

Attack Simulator in ATP

Implement Azure Sentinel for Microsoft 365

Implement and Manage Information Protection (15-20%)

Secure Data Access within Office 365

Manage Azure Information Protection (AIP)

Manage Data Loss Prevention (DLP)

Implement and Manage Microsoft Cloud App Security

Manage Governance and Compliance Features in Microsoft 365 (20-25%)

Configure and Analyze Security Reporting

Monitor and manage device security status using Microsoft Endpoint Manager Admin Center

Microsoft Endpoint Manager overview

Walkthrough Intune in Microsoft Endpoint Manager

Manage devices with endpoint security in Microsoft Intune

Manage and monitor security reports and dashboards using Microsoft 365 Security Center

Microsoft 365 security dashboards

Smart reports and insights in the Security Center

Plan for custom security reporting with Graph Security API

Microsoft Graph Security API overview

Use the Microsoft Graph Security API

Use secure score dashboards to review actions and recommendations

Microsoft Secure Score

Office 365 Secure Score is now Microsoft Secure Score

Configure alert policies in the Security & Compliance admin center

Alert policies in the security and compliance center

Manage and Analyze Audit Logs and Reports

Manage Data Governance and Retention

Manage Search and Investigation

Plan for content search and eDiscovery

Content Search in Microsoft 365

eDiscovery in Microsoft 365

Get started with Core eDiscovery

Search for personal data

Search for and find personal data

Monitor for leaks of personal data

Monitor for leaks of personal data

Delegate permissions to use search and discovery tools

Permissions in the Security & Compliance Center

Assign eDiscovery permissions in the Security & Compliance Center

Use search and investigation tools to perform content searches

Use content search

Export content search results

Export Content Search results

Manage eDiscovery cases

Get started with Core eDiscovery

Manage Data Privacy Regulation Compliance

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Preparing for the MS-700 Managing Microsoft Teams exam to achieve the Microsoft 365 Certification for Teams Administrator Associate? Don’t know where to start? This post is the MS-700 Certificate Study Guide (with links to each exam objective).

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Plan and Configure a Microsoft Teams Environment (45-50%)

Upgrade from Skype for Business to Microsoft Teams

Plan and Configure Network Settings for Microsoft Teams

Implement Governance and Lifecycle Management for Microsoft Teams

Configure and Manage Guest Access

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Manage Security and Compliance

Deploy and Manage Microsoft Teams Endpoints

Monitor and Analyze Service Usage

Interpret Microsoft Teams usage reports

Interpret the Teams usage reports

Interpret Microsoft 365 usage reports

Interpret the Microsoft 365 Apps usage report

Optimize call quality by using Call Analytics

Monitor and improve call quality for Microsoft Teams

Set up call analytics for Microsoft Teams

Analyze organization-wide call quality by using Call Quality Dashboard

Set up Call Quality Dashboard (CQD)

Use Power BI to analyze CQD data for Teams

Use Power BI to identify call quality issues

Introducing Microsoft Call Quality Power BI Connector

Introducing the Advanced Call Quality Dashboard

Manage Chat, Calling, and Meetings (30-35%)

Manage Chat and Collaboration Experiences

Manage Meeting Experiences

Manage Phone Numbers

Recommend a PSTN connectivity solution based on specific business requirements

Phone System and PSTN connectivity options

Order phone numbers

Getting phone numbers for your users

Manage service numbers

Getting service phone numbers

Add, change, or remove an emergency address for your organization

Add/change/remove an emergency location for your organization

Add/change/remove a place for an emergency location in your organization

Assign, change, or remove a phone number for a user

Assign/change/remove a phone number for a user

Manage voice settings for users

Manage audio settings in a Teams meeting

Manage voice mail settings for a user in Exchange Online

Configure dynamic emergency calling

Plan and configure dynamic emergency calling

Manage Phone System

Manage Teams and App Policies (20-25%)

Manage a Team

Manage Membership in a Team

Implement Policies for Microsoft Teams Apps

Create and manage app permission policies

Manage app permission policies in Microsoft Teams

Create and manage app setup policies

Manage app setup policies in Microsoft Teams

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CKS Curriculum Topics

Cluster Setup – 10%

Cluster Hardening – 15%

System Hardening – 15%

Minimize Microservice Vulerabilities – 20%

cks kubernetes

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Supply Chain Security – 20%

Monitoring, Logging and Runtime Security – 20%

Perform behavioral analytics of syscall process and file activities at the host and container level to detect malicious activities

How to detect a Kubernetes vulnerability using Falco

Kubernetes Security monitoring at scale

Detect threats within physical infrastructure, apps, networks, data, users and workloads

Common Kubernetes config security threats

A guidance on Kubernetes threat modeling

Threat matrix for Kubernetes

Detect all phases of attack regardless where it occurs and how it spreads

Investigating Kubernetes attack scenarios in Threat Stack

Anatomy of a Kubernetes attack – How untrusted Docker images fails us

Perform deep analytical investigation and identification of bad actors within environment

Kubernetes security 101: Risks and Best practices

Ensure immutability of containers at runtime

Leverage Kubernetes to ensure that containers are immutable

Why we should use immutable Docker images?

With immutable infrastructure, your systems can rise from the dead

Use Audit Logs to monitor access

Kubernetes auditing

How to monitor Kubernetes audit logs?

Kubernetes audit logging

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Preparing for the LFCE Linux Foundation Certified Engineer Certificate exam? Don’t know where to start? This post is the LFCE Certificate Study Guide (with links to each exam objective).

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Essential Commands – 5%

Operation of Running Systems – 18%

Monitor, tune, and troubleshoot system performance

20 Command Line Tools to Monitor Linux Performance

Troubleshooting slow servers: Checking CPU, RAM & Disk I/O

Update operating systems to provide required functionality and security

Linux 101: Updating Your System

How to Update Ubuntu Linux [Beginner’s Tip]

Update the kernel and ensure the system is bootable

How To Update Linux Kernel In Ubuntu

Manually upgrading the kernel

Script automation tools to make work faster and more accurate

Top 7 Tools that can automate Linux Admin Task

Introduction to automation with Bash scripts

Learn by doing with A Cloud Guru

Train team members on new technology or changes to existing systems

Train team members and document changes

Maintain systems via configuration management tools

Top 5 configuration management tools

Video on Maintaining systems via configuration management tools

Maintain the integrity and availability of hardware

Physical Security

Introduction to Linux security principles

Linux server security best practices

Develop and test disaster recovery plans

Pluralsight course on Disaster Recovery Plan

Disaster Recovery – Linux File System

Support incident management for outages/trouble

IT incident management

How to monitor system usage, outages & troubleshoot Linux servers

Produce and deliver reports on system use (processor, memory, disk, and network), outages, and user requests

How to produce & deliver system activity reports using Linux toolsets

How to check CPU utilization in Linux with command line

Monitor security and conduct audits

Security monitoring in Linux with Tripwire

How to quickly audit a Linux system from the command line

Manipulate the Linux system during the recovery process

How to use systemd-nspawn for Linux system recovery

Use udev for device detection and management

Beginners guide to Udev in Linux

How to use Udev for device detection and management in Linux

Configure and modify SELinux/AppArmor policies

What is SELinux?

What is AppArmor, and how does it keep Ubuntu secure?

Implementing mandatory access control with SELinux or AppArmor in Linux

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User and Group Management – 10%

Networking – 15%

Service Configuration – 17%

Implement and configure an HTTP server

How to configure an Apache webserver

Implement and configure time synchronization server

How to synchronize time with NTP in Linux

Implement and configure network logging server

How to setup a central logging server with Rsyslog in Linux?

Configure a DHCP server

How to setup DHCP server & client on Centos and Ubuntu

Implement and configure an SMTP service

Setting up an SMTP Server on Linux – the ultimate guide

Implement and configure the HTTP proxy server

How to configure a proxy in CentOS/RHEL/Fedora

Configure host-based and user-based security for a service

Configure host-based & user-based security for the service on RHEL 7

Host based security best practices

Implement and configure a centralized authentication server

Centralized authentication using OpenLDAP

How to set up centralized Linux authentication with FreeIPA on CentOS 7

Implement and configure a PXE Boot server

PXE – Pre-Boot Execution Environment

How to configure PXE boot server in Linux ( CentOS / RHEL 7 )

Implement and configure an authoritative DNS server

Set up bind authoritative DNS server on Ubuntu 18.04, 16.04

Storage Management – 10%

System Design and Deployment – 25%

This brings us to the end of LFCE Linux Foundation Certified Engineer Study Guide

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Essential Commands – 25%

Log into local & remote graphical and text mode consoles

Logging in & sessions in Unix

Search for files

Search files from the Linux Command Line

Find files in Linux using the Command Line

Evaluate and compare the basic file system features and options

https://www.javatpoint.com/linux-file-system

https://opensource.com/article/ext4-filesystem

Compare and manipulate file content

https://www.baeldung.com/linux/file-manipulation

https://linuxacademy.com/guide/using-sed-to-manipulate-files-in-linux/

Use input-output redirection (e.g. >, >>, |, 2>)

https://www.geeksforgeeks.org/input-output-redirection-in-linux/

Analyze text using basic regular expressions

https://www.geeksforgeeks.org/regular-expression-grep/

Archive, backup, compress, unpack, and uncompress files

https://www.certdepot.net/sys-archive-compress-unpack-and-uncompress-files/

https://maker.pro/linux/projects/how-to-archive-files-and-directories-in-linux

https://www.linux.com/training-tutorials/how-backup-files-linux-rsync-command-line/

Create, delete, copy, and move files and directories

http://www.devblog.co/linux-rhcsa-create-delete-copy-and-move-files-and-directories/

Create and manage hard and soft links

https://www.techrepublic.com/difference-between-linux-hard-and-soft-links/

https://www.geeksforgeeks.org/soft-hard-links-unixlinux/

List, set, and change standard file permissions

https://geek-university.com/linux/set-the-default-permissions-for-newly-created-files/

https://www.guru99.com/file-permissions

Read, and use system documentation

https://www.informit.com/articles/article.aspx

https://www.kernel.org/doc/man-pages/

Manage access to the root account

https://www.ssh.com/iam/user/root/

Operation of Running Systems – 20%

Boot, reboot, and shut down a system safely

https://www.certdepot.net/rhel7-boot-reboot-shut-system-normally/

Boot or change system into different operating modes

https://en.wikibooks.org/wiki/Linux-Guide/Operating-modes

https://www.liquidweb.com/kb/linux-runlevels-explained/

http://www.linfo.org/change-to-single-user

https://www.cyberciti.biz/tips/linux-changing-run-levels

Install, configure and troubleshoot bootloaders

https://askubuntu.com/questions/how-to-manually-install-boot-loader

https://debian-handbook.info/sect.config-bootloader

Diagnose and manage processes

https://www.tldp.org/LDP/tlk/kernel/processes

https://www.guru99.com/managing-processes-in-linux.html

Locate and analyze system log files

https://www.cyberciti.biz/faq/linux-log-files-location-and-how-do-i-view-logs-files/

https://stackify.com/linux-logs/

Schedule tasks to run at a set date and time

https://www.howtogeek.com/schedule-tasks-on-linux-introduction-to-crontab-files/

https://www.networkworld.com/scheduling-tasks-on-linux-using-the-at-command

Verify completion of scheduled jobs

https://bencane.com/did-my-cronjob-run/

Update software to provide required functionality and security

https://www.linux.com/training-tutorials/linux-updating-your-system/

Verify the integrity and availability of resources

https://access.redhat.com/solutions/

https://www.ibm.com/management/cmd-check-fs-integrity

https://askubuntu.com/questions/how-to-check-for-errors-in-ram-via-linux

Verify the integrity and availability of key processes

https://www.linuxtechi.com/htop-monitor-linux-system-processes/

https://www.howtoforge.com/how-to-view-running-processes-on-linux/

Change kernel runtime parameters, persistent and non-persistent

https://www.tecmint.com/change-modify-linux-kernel-runtime-parameters/

Use scripting to automate system maintenance tasks

https://www.tecmint.com/using-script-to-automate-linux-system-maintenance-tasks/

Manage the startup process and services (In Services Configuration)

https://www.2daygeek.com/enable-disable-services-boot-linux-systemctl-command/

https://www.linux.com/tutorials/manage-system-startup-boot-processes-linux-upstart/

List and identify SELinux/AppArmor file and process contexts

https://wiki.gentoo.org/SELinux/Controlling-file-contexts-yourself

https://access.redhat.com/documentation/en-us/red-hat-linux/contexts-processes

https://askubuntu.com/questions/apparmor-and-file-context

Manage Software

https://www.linuxtopia.org/administrators-security-guide/Linux-Software-Management

Identify the component of a Linux distribution that a file belongs to

https://ostechnix.com/find-package-provides-specific-file-linux/

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User and Group Management – 10%

Networking – 12%

Service Configuration – 20%

Configure a caching DNS server

https://geekflare.com/linux-server-local-dns-caching/

Maintain a DNS zone

https://www.slashroot.in/what-dns-zone-file-complete-tutorial-zone-file-and-its-contents

Configure email aliases

https://serverfault.com/questions/postfix-how-do-i-make-email-aliases-work

https://www.walkernews.net/how-to-setup-email-alias-in-red-hat-linux/

Configure SSH servers and clients

https://www.digitalocean.com/ssh-essentials-working-with-ssh-servers-clients-and-keys

Restrict access to the HTTP proxy server

https://www.tecmint.com/configure-squid-server-in-linux/

https://webhostinggeeks.com/restrict-access-to-web-sites-using-squid-proxy-server

Configure an IMAP and IMAPS service

https://support.rackspace.com/how-to/dovecot-installation-and-configuration-on-centos/

https://www.arubacloud.com/configure-pop3-imap-mail-server-with-dovecot-on-ubuntu

Query and modify the behavior of system services at various operating modes

https://www.digitalocean.com/community/use-systemctl-to-manage-systemd-services

https://www.tecmint.com/manage-services-using-systemd-and-systemctl-in-linux/

Configure an HTTP server

https://opensource.com/article/how-configure-apache-web-server

Configure HTTP server log files

https://httpd.apache.org/docs/trunk/logs

Configure a database server

https://www.cyberciti.biz/tips/linux-configure-mysql-database

Restrict access to a web page

https://clas.uiowa.edu/linux/security/htaccess

Manage and configure containers

https://opensource.com/resources/what-are-linux-containers

https://www.geeksforgeeks.org/setup-web-server-over-docker-container-in-linux/

Manage and configure Virtual Machines

https://www.linux.com/training-tutorials/create-and-run-virtual-machines-virt-manager/

Storage Management – 13%

This brings us to the end of the LFCS Linux Foundation Certified System Administrator study guide.

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Describe the Business Value of Power Platform (15-20%)

Describe the Business Value of Power Platform Services

Analyze data by using Power BI

Analyze data with Power BI

Act with Power Apps

Learning about Power Apps?

Build solutions that use Common Data Service

What is Common Data Service?

Create flows by using Power Automate

Create a flow in Power Automate

Use connectors to access services and data

Overview of canvas-app connectors for Power Apps

Create powerful chatbots by using a guided, no-code graphical interface

Create & deploy a Power Virtual Agents bot online

Describe the Business Value of Extending Business Solutions by Using Power Platform

Describe how Dynamics 365 apps can accelerate delivery of Power Platform business solutions

Watch video on Microsoft Power Platform + Dynamics 365

Describe how Power Platform business solutions can be used by Microsoft 365 apps including Microsoft Teams

Microsoft Power Platform

Power Apps and Microsoft Teams integration

Describe how Power Platform business solutions can consume Microsoft 365 services

An Introduction to the Microsoft Power Platform

Describe how Power Platform business solutions can consume Microsoft Azure services

Microsoft Dynamics 365

Describe how Power Platform business solutions can consume third-party apps and services

How does the Power Platform fit with the wider Microsoft strategy?

Describe Power Platform Administration and Security

Describe how Power Platform implements security including awareness of Common Data Service security roles, Azure Identity Services

Security Model

Describe how to manage apps and users

Manage Power Apps

Create users & assign security roles

Describe environments

Environments overview

Describe where to perform specific administrative tasks including Power Platform Admin center, Microsoft 365 admin center

Describe Data Loss Prevention (DLP) policies

Data loss prevention (DLP) policies

Describe how the platform supports privacy and accessibility guidelines

Compliance and data privacy

PowerApps canvas app accessibility guidelines

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Identify the Core Components of Power Platform (15-20%)

Describe Common Data Service

Describe the Power Apps user experience

The PowerApps UX/UI Design Guidelines & UI Components Library

Describe entities, fields, and relationships

Entity summary

Fields overview

Entity relationships

Describe use cases for solutions

Real world use cases: PowerApps, Microsoft Flow & Common Data Service

Describe use cases and limitations of business rules

Create a business rule for an entity

Known limitations

Describe the Common Data Model (CDM)

Common Data Model

Describe how to use common standard entities to describe people, places, and things

Entities & metadata in Common Data Service

Customer entities

Describe Connectors

Describe triggers including trigger types and where triggers are used

Power Platform: What are the connectors & triggers in Power Automate?

Use a webhook as a trigger for Azure Logic Apps & Power Automate

Use a polling trigger for Microsoft Power Automate

Describe actions

Monitoring the Power Platform

Describe licensing options for connectors including standard or premium tier

Understanding Power Platform Licensing

What are Flow Premium Connectors?

Identify use cases for custom connectors

Custom Connectors

Describe AI Builder

Demonstrate the Capabilities of Power BI (15-20%)

Identify Common Power BI Components

Connect to and Consume Data

Build a Basic Dashboard Using Power BI

Demonstrate the Capabilities of Power Apps (15-20%)

Identify Common Power Apps Components

Describe differences between canvas apps and model-driven apps

Watch video on PowerApps Canvas vs Model-Driven Applications

Describe portal apps

https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/powerapps-portals-low-code-websites

Identify and describe types of reusable components including canvas component libraries and Power Apps Component Framework (PCF) components

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/powerapps/maker/canvas-apps/component-library

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/powerapps/developer/component-framework/overview

Describe use cases for formulas

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/powerapps/maker/canvas-apps/working-with-formulas

Build a Basic Canvas App

Describe Power Apps Portals

Build a Basic Model-driven App

Demonstrate the Capabilities of Power Automate (15-20%)

Identify Common Power Automate Components

Build a Basic Flow

Demonstrate the Capabilities of Power Virtual Agents (10-15%)

Describe Power Virtual Agents Capabilities

Build and Publish a Basic Chatbot

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Prepare the Data (20-25%)

Get Data from Different Data Sources

Identify and connect to a data source

Data sources in Power BI desktop

Connect to data in Power BI desktop

Change data source settings

Manage data sources

Select a shared dataset or create a local dataset

Where your workbook file is saved makes a difference

Power BI shared datasets

Select a storage mode

Storing data in the Power BI file

Choose an appropriate query type

Query overview in Power BI Desktop

Identify query performance issues

Fix performance issues

Optimization guide for Power BI

Use the Common Data Service (CDS)

What is Common Data Service?

Use parameters

Watch video on Specifying Parameters for Data Source in Power BI

Profile the Data

Clean, Transform, and Load the Data

Resolve inconsistencies, unexpected or null values, and data quality issues

Inconsistencies with date-type fields

Tips & tricks for creating relationships in Power BI Desktop

Relationships in Power BI Desktop when the data has null or blank values

Watch video on How to Spot and Improve Data Quality in Power BI

Apply user-friendly value replacements

Watch video on Replace Values and Column Data Types with Power BI

Replacing the values

Identify and create appropriate keys for joins

Model relationships in Power BI Desktop

Evaluate and transform column data types

Evaluate & change column data types

Apply data shape transformations to table structures

Shape & combine data in Power BI Desktop

Combine queries

Merging queries

Apply user-friendly naming conventions to columns and queries

Data import best practices in Power BI

Leverage Advanced Editor to modify Power Query M code

The Advanced Editor

Configure data loading

New updates in Power Query

Resolve data import errors

Resolve data import errors

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Model the Data (25-30%)

Design a Data Model

Define the tables

Tables in Power BI reports and dashboards

Configure table and column properties

Define quick measures

Use quick measures for common calculations

Flatten out a parent-child hierarchy

Video on flattening a parent-child hierarchy

Define role-playing dimensions

Role-playing dimensions

Define a relationship’s cardinality and cross-filter direction

The Cardinality option

Cross filter direction

Design the data model to meet performance requirements

Optimization guide for Power BI

Resolve many-to-many relationships

Many-to-many relationship guidance

Create a common date table

Common Date Filter for Multiple Tables

Define the appropriate level of data granularity

Hierarchies in data models

Develop a Data Model

Create Measures by Using DAX

Use DAX to build complex measures

Create & use your own measures

DAX: Use variables to improve your formulas

Use CALCULATE to manipulate filters

DAX: Avoid using FILTER as a filter argument

Implement Time Intelligence using DAX

Time intelligence in Power BI desktop

Replace numeric columns with measures

Convert column to measure

Use basic statistical functions to enhance data

DAX Statistical Functions

Create semi-additive measures

Semi additive measures in DAX for Power pivot

Optimize Model Performance

Remove unnecessary rows and columns

Delete records or rows if the blank field

Remove Columns from Tables in Power BI

Identify poorly performing measures, relationships, and visuals

Slow Measures

Dealing with slow measures

Watch video on Slow Power BI report

Table relationship causes severe performance drop

Power BI Desktop Visuals slow load

Improve cardinality levels by changing data types

Optimize high cardinality columns in VertiPaq

Improve cardinality levels through summarization

Summarizing data

Create and manage aggregations

Create & manage aggregations

Visualize the Data (20-25%)

Create Reports

Add visualization items to reports

Add visuals to a Power BI report

Choose an appropriate visualization type

Visualization types in Power BI

Format and configure visualizations

Getting started with the formatting pane

Import a custom visual

Power BI visual files

Configure conditional formatting

Use conditional formatting in tables

Apply slicing and filtering

Slicers in Power BI

Add a filter to a report in Power BI

Add an R or Python visual

Create Power BI visuals by using Python

Create Power BI visuals using R

Configure the report page

Change the display of a report page

Design and configure for accessibility

Design Power BI reports for accessibility

Configure automatic page refresh

Automatic page refresh in Power BI

Create Dashboards

Set mobile view

Optimize a dashboard for mobile phones – Power BI

Manage tiles on a dashboard

Edit or remove a dashboard tile

Configure data alerts

Set alerts on Power BI dashboards

Use the Q&A feature

Q&A on dashboards

Add a dashboard theme

Use dashboard themes in Power BI service

Pin a live report page to a dashboard

Add a new dashboard tile is by pinning an entire report page

Configure data classification

Dashboard data classification

Enrich Reports for Usability

Analyze the Data (10-15%)

Enhance Reports to Expose Insights

Apply conditional formatting

Use conditional formatting in tables

Apply slicers and filters

Watch video on Power BI Slicers vs Filters

Perform top N analysis

Watch video on When & How to Use TOPN in Power BI

Explore statistical summary

Explore statistical summary

Use the Q&A visual

The Q&A feature in Power BI

Add a Quick Insights result to a report

Review Quick insights

Create reference lines by using the Analytics pane

Use the Analytics pane

Use the Play Axis feature of a visualization

Play Axis (Dynamic Slicer)

Perform Advanced Analysis

Identify outliers

Identify outliers with Power BI visuals

How to detect anomalies & outliers In your data

Conduct Time Series analysis

Conduct time series analysis

Use groupings and binnings

Use grouping and binning in Power BI desktop

Use the Key Influencers to explore dimensional variances

Find important factors with the Key influencers visual

Use the decomposition tree visual to break down a measure

Decomposition Tree visual to break down a measure

Apply AI Insights

Use AI insights in Power BI desktop

Deploy and Maintain Deliverables (10-15%)

Manage Datasets

Configure a dataset scheduled refresh

Configure scheduled refresh

Configure row-level security group membership

Watch video on Power BI Row-level Security Groups

Row level security using AD groups

Providing access to datasets

Build permission for shared datasets

Configure incremental refresh settings

Incremental refresh in Power BI

Promote or certify a dataset

Promote your dataset – Power BI

Certify datasets – Power BI

Create and Manage Workspaces

Create and configure a workspace

Create the new workspaces in Power BI

Manage your workspace in Power BI & Microsoft 365

Recommend a development lifecycle strategy

Introducing Power BI deployment pipelines (Preview)

Video on the future of content lifecycle management in Power BI

Assign workspace roles

Roles in the new workspaces

Configure and update a workspace app

Change your published app

Publish, import, or update assets in a workspace

Publish an app in Power BI

Apply sensitivity labels to workspace content

How to apply sensitivity labels in Power BI?

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Describe Core Data Concepts (15-20%)

Describe Types of Core Data Workloads

Describe batch data

Batch vs. Real time data processing

Describe streaming data

Streaming data

Describe the difference between batch and streaming data

Difference between Batch & Streaming processing

Describe the characteristics of relational data

Properties of RDBMSs and NoSQL databases

Describe Data Analytics Core Concepts

Describe data visualization (e.g., visualization, reporting, business intelligence)

Data visualization beginner’s guide

Business reporting or enterprise reporting

Business intelligence: Transforming data into business insights

Describe basic chart types such as bar charts and pie charts

Bar Graph: graphical display of data

A complete guide to Pie Charts

Describe analytics techniques (e.g., descriptive, diagnostic, predictive, prescriptive, cognitive)

Comparing Descriptive, Predictive, Prescriptive & Diagnostic Analytics

What is cognitive analytics?

Describe ELT and ETL processing

What is ETL?

Describe the concepts of data processing

What is Data Processing?

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Describe How to Work with Relational Data on Azure (25-30%)

Describe Relational Data Workloads

Identify the right data offering for a relational workload

Databases

Describe relational data structures (e.g., tables, index, views)

Properties of Relational Tables

Fully managed, intelligent & flexible cloud database services

SQL: Views

Describe Relational Azure Data Services

Describe and compare PaaS, IaaS, and SaaS delivery models

Types of cloud services

Describe Azure SQL Database

What is Azure SQL Database?

Describe Azure Synapse Analytics

What is Azure Synapse Analytics?

Describe SQL Server on Azure Virtual Machine

What is SQL Server on Azure Virtual Machines?

Describe Azure Database for PostgreSQL, Azure Database for MariaDB, and Azure
Database for MySQL

What is Azure Database for PostgreSQL?

What is Azure Database for MariaDB?

What is Azure Database for MySQL?

Describe Azure SQL Managed Instance

What is Azure SQL Managed Instance?

Identify Basic Management Tasks for Relational Data

Describe provisioning and deployment of relational data services

Provision an Azure SQL database to store application data

Describe the method for deployment including ARM templates and Azure Portal

Creating a single database in Azure SQL Database using an ARM template

Create an Azure SQL Database single database

Identify data security components (e.g., firewall, authentication)

Azure SQL Database security features

Azure Azure AD authentication

Identify basic connectivity issues (e.g., accessing from on-premises, access with Azure VNets, access from Internet, authentication, firewalls)

Troubleshooting connectivity issues & other errors

Azure SQL DB Connectivity Troubleshooting

Troubleshoot connection issues to Azure SQL Database

Identify query tools (e.g., Azure Data Studio, SQL Server Management Studio, sqlcmd utility, etc.)

What is Azure Data Studio?

Connect to & query a SQL Server instance by using SSMS

sqlcmd – Use the utility

Describe Query Techniques for Data Using SQL Language

Describe How to Work with Non-relational Data on Azure (25-30%)

Describe Non-relational Data Workloads

Describe the characteristics of non-relational data

Properties of NoSQL databases

Describe the types of non-relational and NoSQL data

Non-relational data and NoSQL

Recommend the correct datastore

Non relational data: Typical requirements

Determine when to use non-relational data

Relational vs. Non-relational databases

Describe Non-relational Data Offerings on Azure