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Microsoft Azure DevOps Solutions Fast Track (AZ-400)

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Course Overview

This seven-MOC packaged set aligned to Azure Exam: Azure Developer Associate contains courseware that helps prepare students for Exam AZ-400. Passing this exam is required to earn the Azure Developer Associate certification.

Courses in this packaged set:

  • AZ-400T01: Implementing DevOps Development Processes
  • AZ-400T02: Implementing Continuous Integration
  • AZ-400T03: Implementing Continuous Delivery
  • AZ-400T04: Implementing Dependency Management
  • AZ-400T05: Implementing Application Infrastructure
  • AZ-400T06: Implementing Continuous Feedback
  • AZ-400T07: Designing a DevOps Strategy

Who should attend

Students in this course are interested in implementing DevOps processes or in passing the Microsoft Azure DevOps Solutions certification exam.

Certifications

This course is part of the following Certifications:

Prerequisites

Fundamental knowledge about Azure, version control, Agile software development, and core software development principles. It would be helpful to have experience in an organization that delivers software.

Course Objectives

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Describe the benefits of using source control
  • Migrate from TFVC to Git
  • Scale Git for Enterprise DevOps
  • Implement and manage build infrastructureManage application config & secrets
  • Implement a mobile DevOps strategy
  • Explain why continuous integration matters
  • Implement continuous integration using Azure DevOps
  • Configure builds and the options available
  • Create an automated build workflow
  • Integrate other build tooling with Azure DevOps
  • Create hybrid build processes
  • Differentiate between a release and a deployment
  • Define the components of a release pipeline
  • Explain things to consider when designing your release strategy
  • Classify a release versus a release process, and outline how to control the quality of both
  • Describe the principle of release gates and how to deal with release notes and documentation
  • Explain deployment patterns, both in the traditional sense and in the modern sense
  • Choose a release management tool
  • Explain the terminology used in Azure DevOps and other Release Management Tooling
  • Describe what a Build and Release task is, what it can do, and some available deployment tasks
  • Classify an Agent, Agent Queue and Agent Pool
  • Explain why you sometimes need multiple release jobs in one release pipeline
  • Differentiate between multi-agent and multi-configuration release job
  • Use release variables and stage variables in your release pipeline
  • Deploy to an environment securely, using a service connection
  • Embed testing in the pipeline
  • List the different ways to inspect the health of your pipeline and release by using, alerts, service hooks and reports
  • Create a release gate
  • Describe deployment patterns
  • Implement Blue Green Deployment
  • Implement Canary Release
  • Implement Progressive Exposure Deployment
  • Recommend artifact management tools and practices
  • Abstract common packages to enable sharing and reuse
  • Inspect codebase to identify code dependencies that can be converted to packages
  • Identify and recommend standardized package types and versions across the solution
  • Refactor existing build pipelines to implement version strategy that publishes packages
  • Manage security and compliance
  • Inspect open source software packages for security and license compliance to align with corporate standards
  • Configure build pipeline to access package security and license rating
  • Configure secure access to package feeds
  • Apply infrastructure and configuration as code principles
  • Deploy and manage infrastructure using Microsoft automation technologies such as ARM templates, PowerShell, and Azure CLI
  • Describe deployment models and services that are available with Azure
  • Deploy and configure a Managed Kubernetes cluster
  • Deploy and configure infrastructure using 3rd party tools and services with Azure, such as Chef, Puppet, Ansible, SaltStack, and Terraform
  • Define an infrastructure and configuration strategy and appropriate toolset for a release pipeline and application infrastructure
  • Implement compliance and security in your application infrastructure
  • Describe what is meant by code quality and how it is measured
  • Detect code smells
  • Integrate automated tests for code quality
  • Report on code coverage during testing
  • Add tooling to measure technical debt
  • Detect open source and other licensing issues
  • Implement a container build strategy
  • Design practices to measure end-user satisfaction
  • Design processes to capture and analyze user feedback from external sources
  • Design routing for client application crash report data
  • Recommend monitoring tools and technologies
  • Recommend system and feature usage tracking tools
  • Configure crash report integration for client applications
  • Develop monitoring and status dashboards
  • Implement routing for client application crash report data
  • Implement tools to track system usage, feature usage, and flow
  • Integrate and configure ticketing systems with development team's work management system
  • Analyze alerts to establish a baseline
  • Analyze telemetry to establish a baseline
  • Perform live site reviews and capture feedback for system outages
  • Perform ongoing tuning to reduce meaningless or non-actionable alerts
  • Plan for the transformation with shared goals and timelines.
  • Select a project and identify project metrics and KPIs.
  • Create a team and agile organizational structure.
  • Develop a project quality strategy.
  • Plan for secure development practices and compliance rules.
  • Migrate and consolidate artifacts.
  • Migrate and integrate source control measures.

Course Content

  • Getting started with Source Control
  • Scaling git for enterprise DevOps
  • Implement & Manage Build Infrastructure
  • Managing application config & secrets
  • Implement a mobile DevOps strategy
  • Implementing Continuous Integration in an Azure DevOps Pipeline
  • Managing Code Quality and Security Policies
  • Implementing a Container Build Strategy
  • Design a Release Strategy
  • Set up a Release Management Workflow
  • Implement an appropriate deployment pattern
  • Hands-On Lab: Microsoft 365 Tenant and Service Management
  • Designing a Dependency Management Strategy
  • Manage security and compliance
  • Infrastructure and Configuration Azure Tools
  • Azure Deployment Models and Services
  • Create and Manage Kubernetes Service Infrastructure
  • Third Party and Open Source Tools available with Azure
  • Implement Compliance and Security in your Infrastructure
  • Planning for DevOps
  • Planning for Quality and Security
  • Migrating and Consolidating Artifacts and Tools
Classroom Training

Duration 5 days

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Middle East
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18/08/2019 - 22/08/2019 Dubai Course language: English
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18/08/2019 - 22/08/2019 Cairo Course language: English
08/12/2019 - 12/12/2019 Cairo Course language: English
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08/07/2019 - 12/07/2019 Düsseldorf
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04/11/2019 - 08/11/2019 Frankfurt
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22/07/2019 - 26/07/2019 FLEX training This is an English language FLEX course.
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29/07/2019 - 02/08/2019 FLEX training This is an Portuguese language FLEX course.
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02/09/2019 - 06/09/2019 FLEX training This is an Portuguese language FLEX course.
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30/09/2019 - 04/10/2019 Online Training Time zone: America/Bogota Course language: Spanish
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19/08/2019 - 23/08/2019 Online Training Time zone: America/Costa_Rica Course language: Spanish
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02/09/2019 - 06/09/2019 FLEX training This is an Spanish language FLEX course.
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04/11/2019 - 08/11/2019 FLEX training This is an Spanish language FLEX course.
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Singapore
22/07/2019 - 26/07/2019 FLEX training This is an English language FLEX course.
Time zone: Asia/Singapore
28/10/2019 - 01/11/2019 FLEX training This is an English language FLEX course.
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