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AZ-400: Microsoft Azure Devops Solution Training

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This technical course provides comprehensive information on various elements, including dependency management, implementing continuous feedback, and application infrastructure.

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  • Category : Azure

Course Price : $2250 Per Participant

Course Description

AZ-400 Microsoft Azure DevOps Solution Training is aimed at professionals to teach them the skills required for designing a DevOps strategy. This technical course provides comprehensive information on various elements, including dependency management, implementing continuous feedback and application infrastructure.

Check out the Enterprise Training program, which is perfect for organizations and companies. It teaches development of a DevOps software and implementation of DevOps software building processes. Trainees will also learn to develop CI (continuous integration) and CD (continuous delivery) and enable continuous feedback mechanisms.

This training program is perfect for IT professionals who want to transform themselves into an Azure DevOps Engineer Expert. It provides in-depth and comprehensive information, which makes it ideal for individuals to prepare for Microsoft's AZ-400 examination.

This training is designed based on the objectives of the course variant AZ-400T00-A.

 

Training Exclusives

  • Live instructor-led interactive sessions with Microsoft Certified Trainers (MCT).
  • Access to Microsoft Official Courseware (MOC).
  • Real-time Virtual Lab Environment.
  • Experience 24*7 Learner Support.
  • Self-paced learning and flexible schedules.
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What you will learn

  • green-tick Design a dependency management strategy and secure development process
  • green-tick Learn about consolidation and migration strategy for DevOps tools
  • green-tick Create and implement an Agile management approach
  • green-tick Implement mobile DevOps strategy
  • green-tick Manage application configuration and secrets
  • green-tick Employ and integrate source control
  • green-tick Design a version release strategy and control strategy
  • green-tick Design a quality strategy and tool integration strategy
  • green-tick Implement and manage code flow and build infrastructure
  • green-tick Set up a release management workflow
  • green-tick Design a container build strategy, build strategy, and a deployment pattern
  • green-tick Manage security policies and code quality
  • green-tick Design and optimize system feedback mechanisms
  • green-tick Design a configuration and an infrastructure management strategy
  • green-tick Implement infrastructure security and compliance
  • green-tick Manage Azure Kubernetes Service infrastructure
  • green-tick Manage compliance and security and implement infrastructure as code (IaC)
  • green-tick Employ process for routing system feedback

Prerequisites

You need to have Azure Administrator Associate (AZ-103) or Azure Developer Associate (AZ-203) certification to take on AZ-400 exam.

You must have a fair knowledge of Azure, version control, core software development principles, and Agile software development. Working experience in a software development organization is highly beneficial.

Who should attend this course?

Experienced Azure professionals with Azure Developer Associate certifications or Azure Administrator Associate (AZ-103) planning to advance their career in DevOps and skills are the ideal candidates for the AZ-400: Microsoft Azure DevOps Solution certification training.

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Microtek Learning is a Microsoft Certified Partner for Learning Solutions. This class uses official Microsoft courseware and will be delivered by a Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT).

Schedules

  • calendar May 14, 2024
  • time 9:00 am - 5:00 pm EST
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  • calendar May 28, 2024
  • time 9:00 am - 5:00 pm EST
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Curriculum

Lesson

  • 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
  • Lab: Agile planning and portfolio management with Azure Boards

    Lab: Version controlling with Git in Azure Repos

    After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Understand what DevOps is and the steps to accomplish it
  • Identify teams to implement the process
  • Plan for the transformation with shared goals and timelines
  • Plan and define timelines for goals
  • Understand different projects and systems to guide the journey
  • Select a project to start the DevOps transformation
  • Identify groups to minimize initial resistance
  • Identify project metrics and Key Performance Indicators (KPI's)
  • Understand agile practices and principles of agile development
  • Create a team and agile organizational structure
  • Lesson

  • Structure your Git Repo
  • Manage Git branches and workflows
  • Collaborate with pull requests in Azure Repos
  • Explore Git hooks
  • Plan fostering inner source
  • Manage Git repositories
  • Lab: Version controlling with Git in Azure Repos

    After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Understand Git repositories
  • Implement mono repo or multiple repos
  • Explain how to structure Git Repos
  • Implement a change log
  • Describe Git branching workflows
  • Implement feature branches
  • Implement GitFlow
  • Fork a repo
  • Leverage pull requests for collaboration and code reviews
  • Give feedback using pull requests
  • Lesson

  • 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
  • Lab: Configuring agent pools and understanding pipeline styles

    After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe Azure Pipelines
  • Explain the role of Azure Pipelines and its components
  • Decide Pipeline automation responsibility
  • Understand Azure Pipeline key terms
  • Choose between Microsoft-hosted and self-hosted agents
  • Install and configure Azure pipelines Agents
  • Configure agent pools
  • Make the agents and pools secure
  • Use and estimate parallel jobs
  • Lesson

  • Introduction to continuous delivery
  • Explore release strategy recommendations
  • Build a high-quality release pipeline
  • 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
  • Lab: Controlling deployments using Release Gates

    Lab: Creating a release dashboard

    Lab: Feature flag management with LaunchDarkly and Azure DevOps

    After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Explain continuous delivery (CD)
  • Implement continuous delivery in your development cycle
  • Understand releases and deployment
  • Identify project opportunities to apply CD
  • Explain things to consider when designing your release strategy
  • Define the components of a release pipeline and use artifact sources
  • Create a release approval plan
  • Implement release gates
  • Differentiate between a release and a deployment
  • Lesson

  • Create a release pipeline
  • Configure and provision environments
  • Manage and modularize tasks and templates
  • Automate inspection of health
  • Introduction to security development process
  • Manage application configuration data
  • Integrate with identity management systems
  • Implement application configuration
  • Lab: Configuring pipelines as code with YAML

    Lab: Setting up and running functional tests

    Lab: Integrating Azure Key Vault with Azure DevOps

    After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • 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
  • Implement release jobs
  • Differentiate between multi-agent and multi-configuration release job
  • Provision and configure target environment
  • Deploy to an environment securely using a service connection
  • Configure functional test automation and run availability tests
  • Setup test infrastructure
  • Use and manage task and variable groups
  • Lesson

  • 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
  • Lab: Deployments using Azure Resource Manager templates

    Lab: Ansible with Azure

    Lab: Automating infrastructure deployments in the cloud with Terraform and Azure Pipelines

    After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Understand how to deploy your environment
  • Plan your environment configuration
  • Choose between imperative versus declarative configuration
  • Explain idempotent configuration
  • Create Azure resources using ARM templates
  • Understand ARM templates and template components
  • Manage dependencies and secrets in templates
  • Organize and modularize templates
  • Create Azure resources using Azure CLI
  • Lesson

  • Explore package dependencies
  • Understand package management
  • Migrate, consolidating and secure artifacts
  • Implement a versioning strategy
  • Lab: Package management with Azure Artifacts

    After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Define dependency management strategy
  • Identify dependencies
  • Describe elements and componentization of a dependency management
  • Scan your codebase for dependencies
  • Implement package management
  • Manage package feed
  • Consume and create packages
  • Publish packages
  • Identify artifact repositories
  • Migrate and integrate artifact repositories
  • Lesson

  • Design a container build strategy
  • Implement Docker multi-stage builds
  • Implement Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Explore Kubernetes tooling
  • Integrate AKS with Pipelines
  • Lab: Deploying Docker Containers to Azure App Service web apps

    Lab: Deploying a multi-container application to Azure Kubernetes Services

    After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Design a container strategy
  • Work with Docker Containers
  • Create an Azure Container Registry
  • Explain Docker microservices and containers
  • Implement multi-stage builds with Docker
  • Understand build patterns
  • Manage multiple projects and solutions
  • Add Docker support to an existing application
  • Implement Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Deploy and connect to an AKS cluster
  • Lesson

  • 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 user feedback
  • Design processes to automate application analytics
  • Manage alerts, Blameless retrospectives and a just culture
  • Lab: Monitoring application performance with Application Insights

    Lab: Integration between Azure DevOps and Microsoft Teams

    After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Implement tools to track feedback
  • Plan for continuous monitoring
  • Implement Application Insights
  • Use Kusto Query Language (KQL)
  • Implement routing for mobile applications
  • Configure App Center Diagnostics
  • Configure alerts
  • Create a bug tracker
  • Configure Azure Dashboards
  • Work with View Designer in Azure Monitor
  • Lesson

  • Understand security in the Pipeline
  • Introduction to Azure Security Center
  • Implement open-source software
  • Manage anti-malware and anti-spam policies
  • Integrate license and vulnerability scans
  • Identify technical debt
  • Lab: Implement security and compliance in Azure DevOps Pipelines

    Lab: Managing technical debt with SonarQube and Azure DevOps

    After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Integrate security tools like WhiteSource, Micro Focus, Checkmarx and Veracode with Azure DevOps
  • Implement pipeline security
  • Use Secure DevOps kit for Azure (AzSK)
  • Configure Azure Security Center
  • Understand Azure policies
  • Describe initiatives, resource locks and Azure Blueprints
  • Work with Azure Advanced Threat Protection (ATP)
  • Implement open-source software
  • Explain corporate concerns for open-source components
  • What Exam Do I Need To Get Certified?

    • Exam AZ-400

    About the Certifications

    Microsoft Certified: DevOps Engineer Expert Certification is a higher level and role-based certification validates your knowledge in designing a DevOps strategy, executing DevOps development procedures, continuous integration (CI), and delivery. This certification at Microtek Learning is for Azure DevOps professionals who combine processes, people, and technologies to constantly deliver valuable products and services meeting end-user requirements and business goals.

    The DevOps Certification Training Program mainly provides you with a thorough understanding of several DevOps tools like Docker, Git, Jenkins, Puppet, Ansible, Nagios, and Kubernetes. This training is designed to assist you to become a certified practitioner through best practices in Continuous Testing, Continuous Development, Continuous Integration, Continuous Monitoring, and finally, Configuration Management of software throughout its development life cycle.

    Certification Details

    DevOps Engineer Expert

    Step 1: Optional Prerequisite:

    Get Microsoft Certified: Azure Fundamentals by passing Exam AZ-900.

    Step 2: Get either of the following certification to become a Microsoft Certified Azure DevOps Engineer Expert

    or

    • Microsoft Certified: Azure Developer Associate by passing Exam AZ-204.

    Step 3: Recommended training for Microsoft Certified Azure DevOps Engineer Expert certification:

    Step 4: Take this exam and get certified.

    Exam AZ-400

     

    Who Should Attend?

    • Individuals willing to implement DevOps processes.
    • DevOps Engineer
    • The ones preparing for the AZ-400 exam and Microsoft Certified: Azure DevOps Engineer Expert certification.

     

    Skills Measured

    • Develop an instrumentation strategy
    • Develop a Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) strategy
    • Develop a security and compliance plan
    • Manage source control
    • Facilitate communication and collaboration
    • Define and implement continuous integration
    • Define and implement a continuous delivery and release management strategy

     

    Certification Latest Updates

    Microsoft Recertification Update:

    1. Previously, Microsoft role-based and specialty certifications were valid for two years.
    2. Starting June 2021, certifications are valid for one year, but they can be renewed online for free at Microsoft Learn.
    3. The renewal window begins six months before the cert expires. During this window, before the cert expires, you can take a free online assessment and get the cert extended by one additional year from the current expiration date.
    4. Want the best of both worlds, old and new? Certifications earned before June 2021 will be valid for two years and eligible for the new renewal process.

    FAQs

    AZ-400 certification exam duration is 210 minutes.

    You learn to analyze existing quality environment, identify and recommend quality metrics, recommend a strategy for feature flag lifecycle, recommend a strategy for measuring and managing technical debt, recommend changes to team structure for quality optimization and to recommend performance testing strategy.

    You will learn to recommend branching models, version control systems and code flow strategy under this training course module.

    Microsoft Azure A-400 certification is valid for two years.

    After getting Microsoft AZ-400 certification, you become a competitive candidate for many job tiles like Devops Engineer, Senior Devops Engineer, Cloud Engineer, Software Engineer and Senior Data Science Engineer etc.

    Course Details

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      Certification: YES
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      Skill Level: Advanced
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      Enrolled: 1563
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      Duration: 4 Days

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