Many of us are working from our home offices we also can come together for Microsoft Ignite as registration is now open for the March 2-4 2021 event. As Data sessions are announced, I will add ones that sound interesting to this post and links to the recordings once they are available.
Of all the Azure solution architecture elements, the Data & AI product set tends to have the most updates to the platform and the certifications. In a recent Microsoft blog post the Microsoft team announced some changes, but also some new exams.
As of June 21, 2019 the exams, Exam DP-200: Implementing an Azure Data Solution and Exam DP-201: Designing an Azure Data Solution have changed. The exams look to be more focused in order to differentiate between a data engineer role from a database administrator role.