AZ-400 : Designing and Implementing Microsoft DevOps solutions

AZ-400 : Designing and Implementing Microsoft DevOps solutions


Regular Price : $2400.00
Offer Price :$1200.00

Course Overview

This course provides the knowledge and skills to design and implement DevOps processes and practices. Students will learn how to plan for DevOps, use source control, scale Git for an enterprise, consolidate artifacts, design a dependency management strategy, manage secrets, implement continuous integration, implement a container build strategy, design a release strategy, set up a release management workflow, implement a deployment pattern, and optimize feedback mechanisms.

Audience profile

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

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Course Outline

Learning path 1: Get started on a DevOps transformation journey

  • Introduction to DevOps.
  • Choose the right project.
  • Describe team structures.
  • Choose the DevOps tools.
  • Plan Agile with GitHub Projects and Azure Boards.
  • Introduction to source control
  • Describe types of source control systems
  • Work with Azure Repos and GitHub

Learning Path 2: Development for enterprise DevOps

  • Structure your Git Repo.
  • Manage Git branches and workflows
  • Collaborate with pull requests in Azure Repos.
  • Explore Git hooks.
  • Plan foster inner source
  • Manage Git repositories
  • Identify technical debt

Learning Path 3: 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
  • Design a container build strategy

Learning Path 4: Design and implement a release strategy

  • Introduction to continuous delivery
  • Create a release pipeline.
  • Explore release strategy recommendations
  • Provision and test environments
  • Manage and modularize tasks and templates
  • Multi-stage YAML
  • Automate inspection of health

Learning Path 5: Implement a secure continuous deployment using Azure Pipelines

  • Introduction to deployment patterns
  • Implement blue-green deployment and feature toggles
  • Implement canary releases and dark launching
  • Implement A/B testing and progressive exposure deployment.
  • Integrate with identity management systems
  • Manage application configuration data.

Learning Path 6: Manage infrastructure as code using Azure and DSC

  • Explore infrastructure as code and configuration management
  • Create Azure resources using Azure Resource Manager templates
  • Implement Bicep
  • Create Azure resources by using Azure CLI
  • Explore Azure Automation with DevOps
  • Implement Desired State Configuration (DSC)

Learning Path 7: 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

Learning Path 8: Design and implement a dependency management strategy

  • Explore package dependencies
  • Understand package management
  • Migrate, consolidating and secure artifacts.
  • Implement a versioning strategy
  • Introduction to GitHub Packages

Learning Path 9: Implement continuous feedback

  • Implement tools to track usage and flow
  • Develop monitor and status dashboards
  • Share knowledge within teams
  • Design processes to automate application analytics
  • Manage alerts, Blameless retrospectives and a just culture.

Course Objectives

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.


Skills gained

  • Plan for the transformation with shared goals and timelines
  • Select a project and identify project metrics and KPIs
  • Create a team and agile organization structure
  • Describe the benefits of using Source Control
  • Migrate from TFVC to Git
  • Scale Git for Enterprise DevOps
  • Recommend artifact management tools and practices
  • Abstract common packages to enable sharing and reuse
  • Migrate and consolidate artifacts
  • Migrate and integrate source control measures
  • Manage application config and secrets
  • Develop a project quality strategy

Upcoming Schedules

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7/22/2024 7/25/2024 Online (09 to 05 EST) Register
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This course includes:

  • Official MS Learn Courseware
  • Exam Preps
  • Achievement Badge from Microsoft
  • Course Completion Certificate
  • Post Training Support
  • Experienced & Certified Instructors
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  • Interactive Hands-On Labs
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  • Flexible Scheduling
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