Microsoft Offers IoT Certified Online Course Free of Charge for IT Professionals

  • The course will allow developers to work with data engineers, other stakeholders to provide business solutions.
  • The applicant must know how to incorporate the Azure services, which form an IoT solution, after completion.

Microsoft has launched a new course for developers seeking to move into the world of the Internet of Things ( IoT). Microsoft has announced speciality training for Azure IoT Engineer, which is a free certification course. This new course was revealed during a conference on Microsoft Create. In January, Microsoft had launched the software into beta.

This new course will enable the developer to work with data engineers and other stakeholders to provide business solutions right from setting up the IoT device until the end of its life cycle including maintenance.

After completing the course, according to Microsoft, the applicant will be able to incorporate the Azure services that form an IoT solution, including data analysis , data processing , data storage options and platform-as-a-service options

Furthermore, the candidate should have experience implementing the Azure services which form an IoT solution for this credential, including options for data storage, data analysis , data processing, and platform-as-a-service options. “Candidates for the Azure IoT Developer Specialty certification will have subject matter experience designing cloud and edge elements of an Azure IoT system” notes the official site.

The skills which this new qualification will assess will include the following:

  • Implement infrastructure for IoT solution.
  • Devices are provided and managed.
  • Edge to Introduce.
  • Data is stored and controlled.
  • Monitor, fix, and optimize IoT solutions.
  • Implement health.

On Microsoft Learn, the free online learning to help this credential is available. Candidates who want an instructor-led course can get it at a fee.

Microsoft also revealed during Build 2020 that it would allow developers to access quantum computing via the Azure platform, a new platform that will be available as a limited preview for select developers and companies.

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