LoveReading

Becoming a member of the LoveReading community is free.

No catches, no fine print just unadulterated book loving, with your favourite books saved to your own digital bookshelf.

New members get entered into our monthly draw to win £100 to spend in your local bookshop Plus lots lots more…

Find out more

Computer certification: Microsoft

See below for a selection of the latest books from Computer certification: Microsoft category. Presented with a red border are the Computer certification: Microsoft books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading. With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Computer certification: Microsoft books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!

Exam Ref AZ-104 Microsoft Azure Administrator

Exam Ref AZ-104 Microsoft Azure Administrator

Author: Harshul Patel, Michael Washam, Jonathan Tuliani, Scott Hoag Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/01/2021

Prepare for Microsoft Exam AZ-104-and help demonstrate your real-world mastery of implementing and deploying Microsoft Azure Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS). Designed for experienced cloud professionals ready to advance their status, Exam Ref focuses on the critical thinking and decision-making acumen needed for success at the Microsoft Certified Associate level. Focus on the expertise measured by these objectives: Manage Azure identities and governance Implement and manage storage Deploy and manage Azure compute resources Configure and manage virtual networking Monitor and back up Azure resources This Microsoft Exam Ref: Organizes its coverage by exam objectives Features strategic, what-if scenarios to challenge you Assumes you are an experienced Azure administrator who understands and manages diverse storage, security, networking and/or compute cloud services About the Exam Exam AZ-104 focuses on skills and knowledge needed to manage Azure subscriptions; analyze resource utilization and consumption; manage resource groups; establish storage accounts; import/export data; configure Azure files; implement backup; create, configure, and automate VM deployment; manage VMs and VM backups; implement, manage, and connect virtual networks; configure name resolution; create and configure Network Security Groups; manage Azure AD and its objects; and implement and manage hybrid identities. About Microsoft Certification Passing exam AZ-104 earns your Microsoft Certified: Azure Administrator Associate certification, demonstrating your skills in implementing, monitoring, and maintaining Microsoft Azure solutions, including major services related to compute, storage, network, and security.

Exam Ref PL-900 Microsoft Power Platform Fundamentals

Exam Ref PL-900 Microsoft Power Platform Fundamentals

Author: Craig Zacker Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/12/2020

Prepare for Microsoft Exam PL-900: Demonstrate your real-world knowledge of the fundamentals of Microsoft Power Platform, including its business value, core components, and the capabilities and advantages of Power BI, Power Apps, Power Automate, and Power Virtual Agents. Designed for business users, functional consultants, and other professionals, this Exam Ref focuses on the critical thinking and decision-making acumen needed for success at the Microsoft Certified: Power Platform Fundamentals level. Focus on the expertise measured by these objectives: * Describe the business value of Power Platform * Identify the Core Components of Power Platform * Demonstrate the capabilities of Power BI * Demonstrate the capabilities of Power Apps * Demonstrate the capabilities of Power Automate * Demonstrate the capabilities of Power Virtual Agents This Microsoft Exam Ref: * Organizes its coverage by exam objectives * Features strategic, what-if scenarios to challenge you * Assumes you are a business user, functional consultant, or other professional who wants to improve productivity by automating business processes, analyzing data, creating simple app experiences, or developing business enhancements to Microsoft cloud solutions. About the Exam Exam PL-900 focuses on knowledge needed to describe the value of Power Platform services and of extending solutions; describe Power Platform administration and security; describe Common Data Service, Connectors, and AI Builder; identify common Power BI components; connect to and consume data; build basic dashboards with Power BI; identify common Power Apps components; build basic canvas and model-driven apps; describe Power Apps portals; identify common Power Automate components; build basic flows; describe Power Virtual Agents capabilities; and build and publish basic chatbots. About Microsoft Certification Passing this exam fulfills your requirements for the Microsoft Certified: Power Platform Fundamentals certification, demonstrating your understanding of Power Platform's core capabilities-from business value and core product capabilities to building simple apps, connecting data sources, automating basic business processes, creating dashboards, and creating chatbots. With this certification, you can move on to earn specialist certifications covering more advanced aspects of Power Apps and Power BI, including Microsoft Certified: Power Platform App Maker Associate and Power Platform Data Analyst Associate. See full details at: microsoft.com/learn

Exam Ref AZ-303 Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies

Exam Ref AZ-303 Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies

Author: Michael Pfeiffer, Derek Schauland, Nicole Stevens, Gurvinder Singh Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/11/2020

Prepare for Microsoft Exam AZ-303-and help demonstrate your real-world mastery of architecting high-value Microsoft Azure solutions for your organization or customers. Designed for modern IT professionals, this Exam Ref focuses on the critical thinking and decision-making acumen needed for success at the Microsoft Certified Expert level. Focus on the expertise measured by these objectives: Deploy and configure infrastructure Implement workloads and security Create and deploy apps Implement authentication and secure data Develop for the cloud and for Azure storage This Microsoft Exam Ref: Organizes its coverage by exam objectives Features strategic, what-if scenarios to challenge you Assumes you are an IT professional who wants to demonstrate your ability to design modern Microsoft Azure solutions involving compute, network, storage, and security About the Exam Exam AZ-303 focuses on knowledge needed to analyze resource usage; create and configure storage accounts and VMs; automate VM deployments and implement VM solutions; create and manage virtual networks; manage Azure AD and hybrid identities; migrate servers to Azure; configure serverless computing; implement app load balancing; integrate on-premises and virtual networks; manage RBAC; implement MFA; create web apps with PaaS; design and develop containerized apps; implement authentication and secure data solutions; build solutions with Cosmos DB or RDBMSes; configure message-based integration architecture; and develop for autoscaling. About Microsoft Certification Passing this exam fulfills your Azure Solutions Architect Associate certification, demonstrating your expertise in compute, network, storage, and secu?rity for designing modern cloud-based solutions that run on Microsoft Azure. See full details at: microsoft.com/learn

Exam Ref AZ-500 Microsoft Azure Security Technologies

Exam Ref AZ-500 Microsoft Azure Security Technologies

Author: Yuri Diogenes, Orin Thomas Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/10/2020

Direct from Microsoft, this Exam Ref is the official study guide for the new Microsoft AZ-500 Microsoft Azure Security Technologies certification exam. Exam Ref AZ-500 Microsoft Azure Security Technologies offers professional-level preparation that helps candidates maximize their exam performance and sharpen their skills on the job. It focuses on specific areas of expertise modern IT professionals need to demonstrate real-world mastery of Azure security. Coverage includes: Managing identity and access Implementing platform protection Managing security operations Securing data and applications Microsoft Exam Ref publications stand apart from third-party study guides because they: Provide guidance from Microsoft, the creator of Microsoft certification exams Target IT professional-level exam candidates with content focused on their needs, not one-size-fits-all content Streamline study by organizing material according to the exam's objective domain (OD), covering one functional group and its objectives in each chapter Feature Thought Experiments to guide candidates through a set of what if? scenarios, and prepare them more effectively for Pro-level style exam questions Explore big picture thinking around the planning and design aspects of the IT pro's job role For more information on Exam AZ-500 and the Microsoft Certified: Azure Security Engineer Associate credential, visit https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/learn/certifications/azure-security-engineer.

Exam Ref AZ-204 Developing Solutions for Microsoft Azure

Exam Ref AZ-204 Developing Solutions for Microsoft Azure

Author: Santiago Munoz Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/09/2020

Prepare for Microsoft Exam AZ-204-and help demonstrate your real-world mastery of Microsoft Azure solution development. Designed for working Azure developers, this Exam Ref focuses on the critical thinking and decision-making acumen needed for success at the Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate level. Focus on the expertise measured by these objectives: * Develop Azure compute solutions * Develop for Azure storage * Implement Azure security * Monitor, troubleshoot, and optimize Azure solutions * Connect to and consume Azure services and third-party services This Microsoft Exam Ref: * Organizes its coverage by exam objectives * Features strategic, what-if scenarios to challenge you * Assumes you want to show your ability to design and build diverse Microsoft Azure cloud solutions, and successfully participate in all phases of their development About the Exam Exam AZ-204 focuses on knowledge needed to implement IaaS solutions; create Azure App Service Web Apps; implement Azure Functions; develop solutions using Cosmos DB and Blob Storage; implement user authentication, authorization, and secure cloud solutions; integrate caching and content delivery within solutions; instrument solutions to support monitoring and logging; develop an App Service Logic App; implement API Management; develop event- and message-based solutions. About Microsoft Certification Passing this exam fulfills your requirements for the Microsoft Certified: Azure Developer Associate credential, demonstrating your readiness to design, build, test, and maintain Microsoft Azure cloud solutions, and partner with other cloud professionals and clients to implement them. This exam is also a prerequisite for the Microsoft Certified: Azure DevOps Engineer Expert credential. See full details at: microsoft.com/learn

Administrator & Helpdesk Interview Questions You'll Most Likely Be Asked

Administrator & Helpdesk Interview Questions You'll Most Likely Be Asked

Author: Vibrant Publishers Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 21/09/2020

Exam Ref AZ-900 Microsoft Azure Fundamentals

Exam Ref AZ-900 Microsoft Azure Fundamentals

Author: Jim Cheshire Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/08/2020

Prepare for Microsoft Exam AZ-900-demonstrate your real-world knowledge of cloud services and how they can be provided with Microsoft Azure, including high-level concepts applying throughout Azure, and key concepts specific to individual services. Designed for professionals in non-technical or technical roles, Exam Ref focuses on the critical thinking and decision-making acumen needed for success at the Microsoft Certified Fundamentals level. Focus on the expertise measured by these objectives: Describe cloud concepts Describe core Azure services Describe security, privacy, compliance, and trust Describe Azure pricing, Service Level Agreements, and lifecycles This Microsoft Exam Ref: Organizes its coverage by exam objectives Features strategic, what-if scenarios to challenge you Assumes you want to show foundational knowledge of cloud services and their delivery with Microsoft Azure; no technical background or IT experience is required About the Exam Exam AZ-900 focuses on knowledge needed to describe cloud service benefits and usage considerations; explain IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS; compare public, private, and hybrid cloud models; describe core Azure architectural components, products, solutions, and management tools; describe how network connectivity is secured in Azure; describe core identity services; describe Azure security tools, features, governance methodologies, and monitoring and reporting options; describe privacy, compliance and data protection standards; describe Azure subscriptions, cost planning, and cost management; and describe SLAs and the service lifecycle. About Microsoft Certification Passing this exam fulfills your requirements for the Microsoft Certified Azure Fundamentals credential, demonstrating that you can describe cloud concepts and core Azure Services; the fundamentals of Azure security, privacy, compliance, and trust; and Azure pricing, SLAs, and service lifecycles. See full details at: www.microsoft.com/learn

MOS Study Guide for Microsoft Word Exam MO-100

MOS Study Guide for Microsoft Word Exam MO-100

Author: Joan Lambert Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 20/05/2020

Advance your proficiency with Word. And earn the credential that proves it! Demonstrate your expertise with Microsoft Word! Designed to help you practice and prepare for Microsoft Office Specialist: Word Associate (Word and Word 2019) certification, this official Study Guide delivers: * In-depth preparation for each MOS objective * Detailed procedures to help build the skills measured by the exam * Hands-on tasks to practice what you've learned * Ready-made practice files Sharpen the skills measured by these objectives: * Manage Documents * Insert and Format Text, Paragraphs, and Sections * Manage Tables and Lists * Create and Manage References * Insert and Format Graphic Elements EXAM MO-100 About the MOS: Associate Certification A Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS): Associate certification validates your hands-on competency in the correct application of the principal features of an Office product. It demonstrates that you can apply these features to complete associate-level tasks independently and are ready to enter the job market. See full details at: microsoft.com/learn Practice Files Available at: MicrosoftPressStore.com/MOSWord100/Downloads

MOS Study Guide for Microsoft Word Expert Exam MO-101

MOS Study Guide for Microsoft Word Expert Exam MO-101

Author: Paul McFedries Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/05/2020

Advance your expert-level proficiency with Word. And earn the credential that proves it! Demonstrate your expert-level competency with Microsoft Word! Designed to help you practice and prepare for Microsoft Office Specialist: Word Expert (Word and Word 2019) certification, this official Study Guide delivers: In-depth preparation for each MOS objective Detailed procedures to help build the skills measured by the exam Hands-on tasks to practice what you've learned Ready-made practice files Sharpen the skills measured by these objectives: Manage Document Options and Settings Use Advanced Editing and Formatting Features Create Custom Document Elements Use Advanced Word Features About MOS: Expert Certification A Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS): Expert certification validates your hands-on experience and competency with an Office product at an expert level. It demonstrates that you can apply the product's principal features at an advanced level, can complete expert tasks independently, and are ready to enter the job market. See full details at: microsoft.com/learn Practice Files Available at: MicrosoftPressStore.com/MOSWordExpert101/downloads

MOS Study Guide for Microsoft Access Expert Exam MO-500

MOS Study Guide for Microsoft Access Expert Exam MO-500

Author: Paul McFedries Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/05/2020

Advance your everyday proficiency with Access 2019. And earn the credential that proves it! Demonstrate your expertise with Microsoft Access! Designed to help you practice and prepare for Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS): Access 2019 certification, this official Study Guide delivers: In-depth preparation for each MOS objective Detailed procedures to help build the skills measured by the exam Hands-on tasks to practice what you've learned Practice files and sample solutions Sharpen the skills measured by these objectives: Create and manage databases Build tables Create queries Create forms Create reports About MOS A Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) certification validates your proficiency with Microsoft Office programs, demonstrating that you can meet globally recognized performance standards. Hands-on experience with the technology is required to successfully pass Microsoft Certification exams.

MOS Study Guide for Microsoft Excel Exam MO-200

MOS Study Guide for Microsoft Excel Exam MO-200

Author: Joan Lambert Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/04/2020

Advance your everyday proficiency with Excel! And earn the credential that proves it! Demonstrate your expertise with Microsoft Excel! Designed to help you practice and prepare for Microsoft Office Specialist: Excel Associate (Excel and Excel 2019) certification, this official Study Guide delivers: In-depth preparation for each MOS objective Detailed procedures to help build the skills measured by the exam Hands-on tasks to practice what you've learned Ready-made practice files Sharpen the skills measured by these objectives: Manage Worksheets and Workbooks Manage Data Cells and Ranges Manage Tables and Table Data Perform Operations by Using Formulas and Functions Manage Charts About MOS A Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) certification validates your proficiency with Microsoft Office programs, demonstrating that you can meet globally recognized performance standards. Hands-on experience with the technology is required to successfully pass Microsoft Certification exams.

MOS Study Guide for Microsoft Excel Expert Exam MO-201

MOS Study Guide for Microsoft Excel Expert Exam MO-201

Author: Paul McFedries Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/03/2020

Advance your expert-level proficiency with Excel. And earn the credential that proves it! Demonstrate your expert-level competency with Microsoft Excel! Designed to help you practice and prepare for Microsoft Office Specialist: Microsoft Excel Expert (Excel and Excel 2019) certification, this official Study Guide delivers: In-depth preparation for each MOS objective Detailed procedures to help build the skills measured by the exam Hands-on tasks to practice what you've learned Ready-made practice files Sharpen the skills measured by these objectives: Manage Workbook Options and Settings Manage and Format Data Create Advanced Formulas and Macros Manage Advanced Charts and Tables About the MOS: Expert Certification A Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS): Expert certification validates your hands-on experience and competency with an Office product at an expert level. It demonstrates that you can apply the product's principal features at an advanced level, can complete expert tasks independently, and are ready to enter the job market. See full details at: microsoft.com/learn Practice Files Available at: MicrosoftPressStore.com/ MOSExcelExpert201/downloads