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Microsoft Certified DevOps Engineer Expert

Course Overview

This course provides the knowledge and skills to design and implement DevOps processes and practices. Learnerwill 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.

 

Course Intended Learning Outcomes (ILO):

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

 

Who should attend:

  • Learners interested in designing and implementing DevOps processes or in passing the Microsoft Azure DevOps Solutions certification exam.
  • Learner holding a B.Sc. Qualification in (Computer Engineering, Network Engineering, Information System)

 

Personal Impact:

  • Professional skill development in Azure Cloud
  • Able to apply professional skills in to job
  • Professional certificate
  • Enhancing career development.

 

Organizational Benefits

  • Increase productivity
  • Works will be professional
  • Moves to cloud from on premises
  • Implementing new technology
  • Time saving.
  • Increasing reputation.

 

Certificate and Professional Qualification

Duration of the course: 40 Hours

Certification: Microsoft Certified DevOps Engineer Expert

Exam Code: AZ-400

 

Daily Outline

Designing and Implementing Microsoft DevOps Solutions:

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

 

Managing Technical Debt

  • Identifying Technical Debt
  • Knowledge Sharing within Teams
  • Modernizing Development Environments with Codespaces

 

Working with Git for Enterprise DevOps

  • 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

 

Configuring Azure Pipelines

  • The Concept of Pipelines in DevOps
  • Azure Pipelines
  • Evaluate use of Hosted versus Self-Hosted Agents
  • Agent Pools
  • Pipelines and Concurrency
  • Azure DevOps and Open-Source Projects (Public Projects)
  • Azure Pipelines YAML versus Visual Designer

 

Implementing Continuous Integration using Azure Pipelines

  • Continuous Integration Overview
  • Implementing a Build Strategy
  • Integration with Azure Pipelines• Integrating External Source Control with Azure Pipelines
  • Set Up Self-Hosted Agents

 

Managing Application Configuration and Secrets

  • Introduction to Security
  • Implement a Secure Development Process
  • Rethinking Application Configuration Data
  • Manage Secrets, Tokens, and Certificates
  • Integrating with Identity Management Systems
  • Implementing Application Configuration

 

Implementing Continuous Integration with GitHub Actions

  • GitHub Actions
  • Continuous Integration with GitHub Actions
  • Securing Secrets for GitHub Actions

 

Designing and Implementing a Dependency Management Strategy

  • Packaging Dependencies
  • Package Management
  • Migrating and Consolidating Artifacts
  • Package Security
  • Implementing a Versioning Strategy

 

Designing a Release Strategy

  • Introduction to Continuous Delivery
  • Release Strategy Recommendations
  • Building a High-Quality Release pipeline
  • Choosing the Right Release Management Tool

 

Implementing Continuous Deployment using Azure Pipelines

  • Create a Release Pipeline
  • Provision and Configure Environments
  • Manage and Modularize Tasks and Templates
  • Configure Automated Integration and Functional Test Automation
  • Automate Inspection of Health

 

Implementing an Appropriate Deployment Pattern

  • Introduction to Deployment Patterns
  • Implement Blue Green Deployment
  • Feature Toggles
  • Canary Releases
  • Dark Launching
  • AB Testing
  • Progressive Exposure Deployment

 

Managing Infrastructure and Configuration using Azure Tools

  • Infrastructure as Code and Configuration Management
  • Create Azure Resources using ARM Templates
  • Create Azure Resources using Azure CLI
  • Azure Automation with DevOps
  • Desired State Configuration (DSC)

 

Third Party Infrastructure as Code Tools Available with Azure

  • Chef
  • Puppet
  • Ansible
  • Terraform

 

Managing Containers using Docker

  • Implementing a Container Build Strategy
  • Implementing Docker Multi-Stage Builds

 

Creating and Managing Kubernetes Service Infrastructure

  • Azure Kubernetes Service
  • Kubernetes Tooling
  • Integrating AKS with Pipelines

 

Implementing Feedback for 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

 

Implementing System Feedback Mechanisms

  • Site Reliability Engineering
  • Design Practices to Measure End-User Satisfaction
  • Design Processes to Capture and Analyze User Feedback
  • Design Processes to Automate Application Analytics
  • Managing Alerts
  • Blameless Retrospectives and a Just Culture

 

Implementing Security in DevOps Projects

  • Security in the Pipeline
  • Azure Security Center

 

Validating Code Bases for Compliance

  • Open-Source Software
  • Managing Security and Compliance Policies
  • Integrating License and Vulnerability Scans

 

Assessment Method

Exams require candidates to engage in on-the-job types of problem-solving. Question types includemultiple-choice single answer, multiple-choice multiple answer, drag-and-drop, fill-in-the-blank, simulations, and lab Exercises which is mapping the objectives of the course which will analyses the learners Indented Learning Outcome (ILO)

 

Job Role

  • DevOps Support Engineer
  • Cloud DevOps Engineer
  • Cloud Administrator

 

Linked Programs

  • Azure Administrator Associate
  • Azure Developer Associate
  • Azure Fundamentals

 

Course Prerequisites

Prerequisite Certification:

  • MS Azure Fundamentals (Optional)
  • MS Certified Azure Administrator Associate Certification or
  • MS Certified Azure Developer Associate Certification.