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Microsoft Azure DevOps Solutions

5days
Training code
az-400

Upcoming sessions

01 Jul 2019
09 Sep 2019
11 Nov 2019
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Part 1: Implementing DevOps Development Processes

Module 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

Module 2: Scaling git for enterprise DevOps

  • How to structure your git repo
  • Git Branching workflows
  • Collaborating with Pull Requests
  • Why care about GitHooks?
  • Fostering Internal Open Source
  • Git Version
  • Public projects
  • Files in Git

Module 3: Implement & Manage Build Infrastructure

  • The concept of pipelines in DevOps
  • Azure Pipelines
  • Evaluate use of Hosted vs Private Agents
  • Agent pools
  • Pipelines & Concurrency
  • Azure DevOps and Open Source projects
  • Azure Pipelines YAML vs Visual Designer
  • Setup private agents
  • Integrate Jenkins with Azure Pipelines
  • Integration external source control with Azure Pipelines
  • Analyze & Integrate Docker multi-stage builds

Module 4: Managing application config & secrets

  • Introduction to Security
  • Implement secure & compliant development process
  • Rethinking application config data
  • Manage secrets, tokens & certificates
  • Implement tools for managing security and compliance in a pipeline

Module 5: 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

Part 2: Implementing Continuous Integration

Module 6: Implementing Continuous Integration in an Azure DevOps Pipeline

In this module, you’ll be introduced to continuous integration principles including: benefits, challenges, build best practices, and implementation steps. You will also learn about implementing a build strategy with workflows, triggers, agents, and tools.

  • Continuous Integration Overview
  • Implementing a Build Strategy

Module 7: Managing Code Quality and Security Policies

In this module, you will be learn how to manage code quality including: technical debt, SonarCloud, and other tooling solutions. You will also learn how to manage security policies with open source, OWASP, and WhiteSource Bolt.

  • Managing Code Quality
  • Managing Security Policies

Module 8: Implementing a Container Build Strategy

In this module, you will learn how to implement a container strategy including how containers are different from virtual machines and how microservices use containers. You will also learn how to implement containers using Docker.

  • Implementing a Container Build Strategy

Part 3: Implementing Continuous Delivery

Module 9: 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

Module 10: 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

Module 11: Implement an appropriate deployment pattern

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

Part 4: Implementing Dependency Management

Module 12: Designing a Dependency Management Strategy

  • Introduction
  • Packaging dependencies
  • Package management
  • Implement a versioning strategy

Module 13: Manage security and compliance

  • Introduction
  • Package security
  • Open source software
  • Integrating license and vulnerability scans

Part 5: Implementing Application Infrastructure

Module 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 Tools
  • Version Control
  • Lab Deploy to Azure using ARM templates
  • Module Review Questions

Module 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) services
  • Azure Service Fabric
  • Lab Azure Automation - IaaS or PaaS deployment
  • Moduel Review Questions

Module 16: Create and Manage Kubernetes Service Infrastructure

  • Learning Objectives
  • Azure Kubernetes Service
  • Lab Deploy and Scale AKS Cluster
  • Module Review Questions

Module 17: Third Party and Open Source Tools available with Azure

  • Learning Objectives
  • Chef
  • Puppet
  • Ansible
  • Cloud-Init
  • Terraform
  • Lab Provision and configure an App in Azure Using X
  • Module Review Questions

Module 18: Implement Compliance and Security in your Infrastructure

  • Security and Compliance Principles with DevOps
  • Azure Security Center
  • Lab Integrate a scanning extension or tool in an AZ DevOps pipeline/security center
  • Module Review Questions

Part 6: Implementing Continuous Feedback

Module 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
  • Design process to automate application analytics

Module 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

Module 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

Part 7: Designing a DevOps Strategy

Module 22: Planning for DevOps

In this module, students will learn about transformation planning, project selection, and team structures.

  • Transformation Planning
  • Project Selection
  • Team Structures

Module 23: Planning for Quality and Security

In this module, students will learn about developing a quality strategy and planning for secure development.

  • Planning a Quality Strategy
  • Planning Secure Development

Module 24: Migrating and Consolidating Artifacts and Tools

In this module, students will learn about migrating and consolidating artifacts, and migrating and integrating source control measures.

  • Migrating and Consolidating Artifacts
  • Migrating and Integrating Source Control

This course provides the knowledge and skills to implement DevOps processes. Students will learn how to use source control, scale Git for an enterprise, and implement and manage build infrastructure.

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

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