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Topic # 154754 6-Nov-2014 15:41
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There is an upcoming free event on Channel 9 which will provide a bunch of good info to help you take the 70-533: Implementing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions exam.

I'm sure that when the sessions/times are announced, they wont work well for us here in NZ, but the sessions will all be recorded and you will be able to watch offline post-event.

There is a still a good reason to sign up for this, even if you don't plan to do the event live, as follows:
* Register through Microsoft Virtual Academy to receive reminder mails for this event and to obtain details for receiving a voucher for 50 percent off the exam price if taken by January 31st.


EDIT: adding ch9 URL: http://channel9.msdn.com/Events/Microsoft-Azure/Level-Up-Azure-IaaS-for-IT-Pros




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  Reply # 1170203 6-Nov-2014 17:05
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Interesting, but who's going to watch four solid days of video?!




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  Reply # 1170213 6-Nov-2014 17:31
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Thanks Regs, looks good.

Quite good timing for NZ, 6am to 10am for the live event.



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  Reply # 1170220 6-Nov-2014 17:45
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timmmay: Interesting, but who's going to watch four solid days of video?!


Probably someone who doesn't want to pay the money for a 3-day or 5-day in-person course at Ace or Auldhouse.  (which are very similarly priced to the AWS courses offered by Bespoke)

There are also plenty of other resources available including the following:

* Exam Homepage: http://www.microsoft.com/learning/en-us/exam-70-533.aspx
* Microsoft Virtual Academy : http://aka.ms/mvaazure
* Azure Readiness: http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=8396
* Azure Training Kit: https://github.com/WindowsAzure-TrainingKit/




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  Reply # 1170484 7-Nov-2014 09:04
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Yeah those AWS courses are expensive. I just read the AWS extensive and easily accessible documentation, passed with a very high mark that way. Does Azure have a centralised and easy documentation repository the way AWS and Google has?




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  Reply # 1170675 7-Nov-2014 11:56
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proabably http://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/documentation/ is what you're looking for




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  Reply # 1170681 7-Nov-2014 11:59
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That's a good start, but it seems they have a LOT of catching up to do.




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