Azure DevOps Engineer

This AZ-400 5 day Bootcamp style class consists of content, instruction & labs for passing seven- Azure DevOps Exams.

Learning Objectives

After completing this course, students will be able to: Describe the benefits of using source controlMigrate from TFVC to GitScale Git for Enterprise DevOpsImplement and manage build infrastructureManage application config & secretsImplement a mobile DevOps strategy

Target Audience

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

Other Prerequisites

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.

Course Outline

1 – Getting started with Source Control
  • What is Source Control?
  • Benefits of Source Control
  • Types of source control systems
  • Introduction to Azure Repos
  • Migrating from TFVC to Git
  • Authenticating to your Git Repos
2 – Scaling git for enterprise DevOps
  • How to structure your git repo?
  • Mono Repo or Multi-Repo?
  • Git Branching workflows
  • Collaborating with Pull Requests
  • Why care about GitHooks?
  • Fostering Internal Open SourceGit Versionpublic projects
  • Storing Large files in Git
3 – Implement & Manage Build Infrastructure
  • The concept of pipelines in DevOpsAzure
  • Pipelines
  • Evaluate use of Hosted vs Private Agents
  • Agent pools
  • Pipelines & ConcurrencyAzure DevOps loves Open Source projects
  • Azure Pipelines YAML vs Visual DesignerSetup private agents
  • Integrate Jenkins with Azure Pipelines
  • Integration external source control with Azure Pipelines
  • Analyze & Integrate Docker multi stage builds
4 – Managing application config & secrets
  • Demo: SQL Injection attack
  • Implement secure & compliant development process
  • Rethinking application config dataManage secrets, tokens & certificates
  • Implement tools for managing security and compliance in a pipeline
5 – Implement a mobile DevOps strategy
  • 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
  • Provision tester devices for deployment
6 – Implementing Continuous Integration in an Azure DevOps Pipeline
  • Continuous Integration Overview & Implementing a Build Strategy
7 – Managing Code Quality and Security Policies
  • Managing Code Quality & Managing Security Policies
8 – Implementing a Container Build Strategy
  • Implementing a Container Build Strategy
9 – Design a Release Strategy
  • Introduction to Continuous Delivery
  • Introduction to Continuous Delivery Release strategy Recommendations
  • Building a High Quality Release pipeline
  • Choosing a deployment pattern
  • Choosing the right release management tool
  • Building a release strategy
  • Differentiate between a release and a deployment
  • Define the components of a release pipeline
  • Explain things to consider when designing your release strategy
  • Classify a release versus a release process, and outline how to control the quality of both
  • Describe the principle of release gates and how to deal with release notes and documentation
  • Explain deployment patterns, both in the traditional sense and in the modern senseChoose a release management tool
10 – Set up a Release Management Workflow
  • Introduction
  • 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 HealthBuilding a release management workflow
  • 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
  • Classify an Agent, Agent Queue and Agent PoolExplain why you sometimes need multiple release jobs in one release pipeline
  • Differentiate between multi-agent and multi-configuration release job
  • Use release variables and stage variables in your release pipeline
  • Deploy to an environment securely, using a service connectionEmbed testing in the pipeline
  • List the different ways to inspect the health of your pipeline and release by using, alerts, service hooks and reportsCreate a release gate
11 – Implement an appropriate deployment pattern
  • Introduction into Deployment Patterns
  • Implement Blue Green Deployment
  • Implement Canary Release
  • Implement Progressive Exposure Deployment
  • Describe deployment patterns
  • Implement Blue Green Deployment
  • Implement Canary Release
  • Implement Progressive Exposure Deployment
12 – Designing a Dependency Management Strategy
  • Introduction
  • Packaging dependencies
  • Package management
  • Implement versioning strategy
  • Recommend artifact management tools and practices
  • Abstract common packages to enable sharing and reuse
  • Inspect codebase to identify code dependencies that can be converted to packages
  • Identify and recommend standardized package types and versions across the solution
  • Refactor existing build pipelines to implement version strategy that publishes packages
  • Manage security and compliance
13 – Manage security and compliance
  • Introduction
  • Package security
  • Open source software
  • Integrating license and vulnerability scans
  • Inspect open source software packages for security and license compliance to align with corporate standards
  • Configure build pipeline to access package security and license rating
  • Configure secure access to package feeds
14 – Infrastructure and Configuration Azure Tools
  • Learning Objectives
  • 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
  • Additional Automation ToolsVersion Control
15 – Azure Deployment Models and Services
  • Learning Objectives
  • Deployment Models and Options
  • Azure Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) Services
  • Azure Automation with DevOps
  • Desired State Configuration (DSC)
  • Azure Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) servicesAzure Service Fabric
16 – Create and Manage Kubernetes Service Infrastructure
  • Learning Objectives
  • Azure Kubernetes Service
17 – Third Party and Open Source Tools available with Azure
  • Learning Objectives
  • Chef
  • Puppet
  • Ansible
  • Cloud-InitTerraform
18 – Implement Compliance and Security in your Infrastructure Lessons
  • Security and Compliance Principles with DevOpsAzure Security Center
19 – 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 from external sources
  • Design process to automate application analytics
20 – 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 with development team’s work management system
21 – 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 PostMortems and a Just Culture
22 – Planning for DevOps
  • Transformation Planning
  • Project SelectionTeam Structures
23 – Planning for Quality and Security
  • Planning a Quality Strategy
  • Planning Secure Development
24 – Migrating and Consolidating Artifacts and Tools
  • Migrating and Consolidating Artifacts
  • Migrating and Integrating Source Control

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