Designing and Implementing Microsoft DevOps Solutions (AZ-400)

MOC-AZ-400 (5 Days)
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Azure DevOps Training Overview

This Designing and Implementing Microsoft DevOps solutions training (Microsoft course AZ-400) teaches attendees how to design and implement DevOps processes and practices for the Azure platform. Attendees learn how to integrate Azure with pipelines, infrastructure and configuration tools, automation, deployment, and more.

Location and Pricing

Accelebrate courses are taught as private, customized training for groups of 3 or more at your site. In addition, we offer live, private online training for teams who may be in multiple locations or wish to save on travel costs. To receive a customized proposal and price quote for private on-site or online training, please contact us.

Azure DevOps Training Objectives

All 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
  • Optimize feedback mechanisms

Azure DevOps Training Outline

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Introduction
Planning for DevOps
  • Transformation Planning
  • Project Selection
  • Team Structures
  • Migrating to Azure DevOps
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
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
Consolidating Artifacts & Designing a Dependency Management Strategy
  • Packaging Dependencies
  • Package Management
  • Migrating and Consolidating Artifacts
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
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
Managing Code Quality and Security Policies
  • Managing Code Quality
  • Managing Security Policies
Implementing a Container Build Strategy
  • Implementing a Container Build Strategy
Manage Artifact versioning, security, and compliance
  • Package security
  • Open source software
  • Integrating license and vulnerability scans
  • Implement a versioning strategy (git version)
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
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
Implement an Appropriate Deployment Pattern
  • Introduction to Deployment Patterns
  • Implement Blue Green Deployment
  • Feature Toggles
  • Canary Releases
  • Dark Launching
  • AB Testing
  • Progressive Exposure Deployment
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
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
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
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
Create and Manage Kubernetes Service Infrastructure
  • Azure Kubernetes Service
Third-Party Infrastructure as Code Tools available with Azure
  • Chef
  • Puppet
  • Ansible
  • Terraform
Implement Compliance and Security in your Infrastructure
  • Security and Compliance Principles with DevOps
  • Azure Security Center
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
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
Conclusion
Request Pricing for Designing and Implementing Microsoft DevOps Solutions (AZ-400)
Lecture percentage

50%

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Lab percentage

50%

Lab

Course Number:

MOC-AZ-400

Duration:

5 Days

Prerequisites:

All students must have a fundamental knowledge of Azure, version control, Agile software development, and core software development principles. It would be helpful to have experience in an organization that delivers software.

Training Materials:

All Microsoft training students receive Microsoft official courseware.

Software Requirements:

Attendees will not need to install any software on their computer for this class. The class will be conducted in a remote environment that Accelebrate will provide; students will only need a local computer with a web browser with a stable Internet connection. Any recent version of Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, or Google Chrome will be fine.

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