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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 ***
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About This Course
We have assembled a complete package of self-study materials that cover 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 designing and implementing DevOps processes or in passing the Microsoft Azure DevOps Solutions certification exam.

Successful learners will have prior knowledge and understanding of:
• Cloud computing concepts, including an understanding of PaaS, SaaS, and IaaS implementations.
• Both Azure administration and Azure development with proven expertise in at least one of these areas.
• 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 follow-along and learn from 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 (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 Microsoft On-Demand, self-study training is not right for you? We also offer this 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

This digital course includes 13h 48m of video presentation. As a traditional class it would be a 5-day class.

Special Note Regarding This Outline
The outline below is based on the objectives for the AZ-400 exam. On-Demand content is presented from multiple sources. As a result, the content and/or sequencing may vary from each source.

Course Outline

Module 1: AZ-400: Get Started on a DevOps Transformation Journey
• Introduction to DevOps
• Choose the right project
• Describe team structures
• Migrate to DevOps
• Introduction to source control
• Describe types of source control systems
• Work with Azure Repos and GitHub

Module 2: AZ-400: Work with GIT for Enterprise DevOps
• Structure your GIT Repo
• Manage GIT branches and workflows
• Collaborate with pull requests in Azure Repos
• Identify technical debt
• Explore Git hooks
• Plan foster inner source
• Manage Git repositories

Module 3: AZ-400: Implement CI with Azure Pipelines and GitHub Actions
• Explore Azure Pipelines
• Manage Azure Pipeline agents and pools
• Describe pipelines and concurrency
• Explore continuous integration
• Implement a pipeline strategy
• Integrate with Azure Pipelines
• Introduction to GitHub Actions
• Learn continuous integration with GitHub Actions
• Introduction to deployment patterns
• Implement blue-green deployment and feature toggles
• Implement canary releases and dark launchings
• Implement A/B testing and progressive exposure deployment

Module 4: AZ-400: Design and Implement a Release Strategy
• Introduction to continuous delivery
• Explore release strategy recommendations
• Build a high-quality release pipeline
• How to Structure Your Git Repo
• Git Branching Workflows
• Collaborating with Pull Requests in Azure Repos
• Why Care About Git Hooks
• Fostering Inner Source
• Managing Git Repositories

Module 5: AZ-400: Implement a Secure and Continuous Deployment using Azure Pipelines
• Create a release pipeline
• Configure and provision environments
• Manage and modularize tasks and templates
• Automate inspection of health
• Manage application configuration data
• Integrate with identity management systems
• Implement application configuration

Module 6: AZ-400: Manage Infrastructure as Code using Azure, DSC, and Third-party tools
• Explore infrastructure as code and configuration management
• Create Azure resources using Azure Resource Manager templates
• Create Azure resources by using Azure CLI
• Explore Azure Automation with DevOps
• Implement Desired State Configuration (DSC)
• Introduction to Chef and Puppet
• Implement Ansible
• Implement Terraform

Module 7: AZ-400: Design and Implement a Dependency Management Strategy
• Explore package dependencies
• Understand package management
• Migrate consolidating and secure artifacts
• Implement a versioning strategy

Module 8: AZ-400: Create and Manage Containers using Docker and Kubernetes
• Design a container build strategy
• Implement Docker multi-stage builds
• Implement Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
• Explore Kubernetes tooling
• Integrate AKS with pipelines

Module 9: AZ-400: Implement Continuous Feedback
• Implement tools to track usage and flow
• Implement route for mobile application crash report data
• Develop monitor and status dashboards
• Share knowledge within teams
• Explore SRE and design practices to measure end-user satisfaction
• Design processes to capture and analyze feedback
• Design processes to automate application analytics
• Manage alerts, blameless retrospectives and a just culture

Module 10: AZ-400: Implement Security and Validate Code Bases for Compliance
• Introduction to Secure DevOps
• Implement open-source software
• Software Composition Analysis
• Static analyzers
• OWASP and Dynamic Analyzers
• Security Monitoring and Governance

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