Microsoft On-Demand: Designing and Implementing Microsoft DevOps Solutions (AZ-400) Course Outline
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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.
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
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Microsoft Exam Reference Guide
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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.
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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.
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
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
OWASP and Dynamic Analyzers
Security Monitoring and Governance
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