Microsoft Certified: Understanding the Azure AI Engineer Associate certification

November 29 2020

One of the best ways to improve your Azure expertise and take a step up in your career is to pursue the Microsoft Certified: Azure AI Engineer Associate certification. You can earn this certification by passing the Exam AI-100: Designing and Implementing an Azure AI Solution exam.

To be precise, this certification falls under the Azure Role-based certification category. The other two categories are the Azure Specialty and the Azure Fundamentals-based certifications.

What benefits will I get by doing this certification?

If you use Machine Learning, Knowledge Mining or Cognitive Services to design and implement Microsoft AI solutions then this certification is quite a good skillset upgrade that can lead to salary increases and promotions.

This exam is suited for users who want to implement artificial intelligence (AI) solutions on Azure.

Exam topics covered by weight

The exam has sections with different weights:

  • Solution requirements analysis: 25-30%
  • Designing AI based solutions: 40-45%
  • Monitoring and Implementing AI based solutions: 25-30%

Topics covered in detail

Solution requirements analysis

  • Identification of services, storage and software for a solution
  • Security needs mapping with technologies, processes and tools
  • Recommendation of Azure Cognitive Services APIs

Designing AI based solutions

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