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Microsoft On-Demand: Designing and Implementing Microsoft DevOps Solutions (AZ-400)

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Microsoft On-Demand: Designing and Implementing Microsoft DevOps Solutions (AZ-400) Course Outline

*** Note: This is a Microsoft On-Demand (self -study) course, 180-day 24/7 access via the internet ***
(Applicable State and Local taxes may be added for On-Demand purchases, depending on your location.)

About This Course
We have assembled a complete package of self-study materials that cover all of the topics that are included in Microsoft's 5-day, official Instructor-led course. With these resources, you have a flexible platform that allows you to gain the knowledge you need for your job. If you also want certification, see the additional Exam Pak option--you can purchase that for $250, a 50% discount.

Audience Profile
Students in this course are interested in implementing DevOps processes or in passing the Designing and Implementing Microsoft DevOps Solutions certification exam.

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.

Your course includes:

Microsoft Official E-Learning
We will be your guide through the official Microsoft Learn content directing you through this training platform which provides interactive learning modules with reading, hands-on experiences, knowledge checks and short videos.

Additional Expert Videos
Our subject matter experts provide an additional path through the Microsoft course objectives. We've assembled hours of video instruction where you can learn along with our experts.

Auditing Instructor-Led Training
With ONLC's Microsoft On-Demand training, you can also "Audit" a full instructor-led class. This gives you another perspective on how the content is presented. As a companion to the ILT course, you will receive the Microsoft Official Curriculum. (You must contact our office to reserve a seat in an upcoming class.) Note: Auditors will be able to see and hear the instructor’s presentation, however the instructor will not be able to hear you and you will not have direct access to the live instructor or lab machines.

Interested in Getting Certification? Check out our Exam Pak option!
Prepare for you Microsoft Certification by purchasing our Exam Pak for $250--a savings of 50%.

Additional Exam Pak Option includes:

24/7 Online Support
Need assistance while you are learning? Chat with our 24/7 online support specialists. And, with your permission, the expert can even take over your computer to provide assistance. (90-day access.)

Microsoft Exam Reference Guide
When you are ready for certification, begin your preparation with the Exam Reference Guide from Microsoft Press. We provide you with a copy of this book that focuses on the critical skills and knowledge measured on the Microsoft Certification exam.

Practice Exam Software
You may study at your own pace with this web-based practice exam. Exam-like questions are designed to help you prepare for your certification exam by validating your knowledge and reinforcing key concepts.

Exam Voucher with Exam-Pass Guarantee
Prepare for your exam using the practice software. Once you have achieved an 85% or above score, contact us and we will provide you with an exam voucher. Didn't pass the first time? Not a problem--you will get a second voucher with our Exam-Pass Guarantee - For details, click on link below:
Exam Pass Guarantee

**Please call our office to order the Exam Pak. Note: Exam Paks are available at the discounted $250 price only when they are purchased at the same time as your Microsoft On-Demand class.**

Do You Still Prefer a Live, Instructor-led Class?
Already know Flex On-Demand is not right for you? We also offer this same course content in a live, instructor-led format. For more details, click on the link below:
AZ-400: Microsoft Azure DevOps Solutions Instructor-led Class

Course Outline

Module 1: Planning for DevOps
Transformation Planning
Project Selection
Team Structures
Migrating to Azure DevOps

Module 2: Getting started with Source Control
What is Source Control
Benefits of Source Control
Types of Source Control Systems
Introduction to Azure Repos
Introduction to GitHub
Migrating from Team Foundation Version Control (TFVC) to Git in Azure Repos
Authenticating to Git in Azure Repos

Module 3: Scaling Git for enterprise DevOps
How to Structure your Git Repo
Git Branching Workflows
Collaborating with Pull Requests in Azure Repos
Why care about GitHooks
Fostering Inner Source

Module 4: Consolidating Artifacts & Designing a Dependency Management Strategy
Packaging Dependencies
Package Management
Migrating and Consolidating Artifacts

Module 5: Implementing Continuous Integration with Azure Pipelines
The concept of pipelines in DevOps
Azure Pipelines
Evaluate use of Hosted vs Private Agents
Agent Pools
Pipelines and Concurrency
Azure DevOps and Open Source Projects (Public Projects)
Azure Pipelines YAML vs Visual Designer
Continuous Integration Overview
Implementing a Build Strategy
Integration with Azure Pipelines
Integrate External Source Control with Azure Pipelines
Set Up Private Agents
Analyze and Integrate Docker Multi-Stage Builds

Module 6: Managing Application Config and Secrets
Introduction to Security
Implement secure and compliant development process
Rethinking application config data
Manage secrets, tokens, and certificates
Implement tools for managing security and compliance in a pipeline

Module 7: Managing Code Quality and Security Policies
Managing Code Quality
Managing Security Policies

Module 8: Implementing a Container Build Strategy
Implementing a Container Build Strategy

Module 9: Manage Artifact versioning, security & compliance
Package security
Open source software
Integrating license and vulnerability scans
Implement a versioning strategy (git version)

Module 10: Design a Release Strategy
Introduction to Continuous Delivery
Release strategy recommendations
Building a High-Quality Release pipeline
Choosing a deployment pattern
Choosing the right release management tool

Module 11: Set up a Release Management Workflow
Create a Release Pipeline
Provision and Configure Environments
Manage and Modularize Tasks and Templates
Integrate Secrets with the release pipeline
Configure Automated Integration and Functional Test Automation
Automate Inspection of Health

Module 12: Implement an appropriate deployment pattern
Introduction to Deployment Patterns
Implement Blue Green Deployment
Feature Toggles
Canary Releases
Dark Launching
AB Testing
Progressive Exposure Deployment

Module 13: Implement process for routing system feedback to development teams
Implement Tools to Track System Usage, Feature Usage, and Flow
Implement Routing for Mobile Application Crash Report Data
Develop Monitoring and Status Dashboards
Integrate and Configure Ticketing Systems

Module 14: Implement a mobile DevOps strategy
Introduction to Mobile DevOps
Introduction to Visual Studio App Center
Manage mobile target device sets and distribution groups
Manage target UI test device sets
Provision tester devices for deployment
Create public and private distribution groups

Module 15: Infrastructure and Configuration Azure Tools
Infrastructure as Code and Configuration Management
Create Azure Resources using ARM Templates
Create Azure Resources using Azure CLI
Create Azure Resources by using Azure PowerShell
Desired State Configuration (DSC)
Azure Automation with DevOps
Additional Automation Tools

Module 16: Azure Deployment Models and Services
Deployment Modules and Options
Azure Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) Services
Azure Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) services
Serverless and HPC Computer Services
Azure Service Fabric

Module 17: Create and Manage Kubernetes Service Infrastructure
Azure Kubernetes Service

Module 18: Third Party Infrastructure as Code Tools available with Azure
Chef
Puppet
Ansible
Terraform

Module 19: Implement Compliance and Security in your Infrastructure
Security and Compliance Principles with DevOps
Azure security Center

Module 20: Recommend and design system feedback mechanisms
The inner loop
Continuous Experimentation mindset
Design practices to measure end-user satisfaction
Design processes to capture and analyze user feedback
Design process to automate application analytics

Module 21: Optimize feedback mechanisms
Site Reliability Engineering
Analyze telemetry to establish a baseline
Perform ongoing tuning to reduce meaningless or non-actionable alerts
Analyze alerts to establish a baseline
Blameless Retrospectives and a Just Culture

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