Microsoft Azure DevOps Engineer Certification Training - AZ-400 Course

AZ-400T00-A: Designing and Implementing Microsoft DevOps solutions Certification Training Course Overview

Designing and Implementing Microsoft DevOps Solutions (AZ-400) Certification training is an intermediate-level course from Microsoft for professionals who want to gain knowledge of designing and implementing DevOps processes and practices for an enterprise. This 5-day AZ-400 training course is ideal for professionals who combine people, process, and technologies to deliver value to the organization.

AZ-400 Certification Training

Today, nearly 80% of business solutions and services have moved to the cloud. Most of the projects are happening by utilizing cloud platforms, which include Software as a service (SaaS), Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), and Platform as a Service (PaaS). With projects being hosted on the cloud architecture, it makes sense to utilize Microsoft DevOps solutions to continuously deliver value for enterprises.

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Course Modules

AZ-400T01-A: Module 1: Getting started with Source Control (AZ-400T01-A: Implementing DevOps Development Processes)
  • 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
AZ-400T01-A: 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 After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Scale Git for Enterprise DevOps
AZ-400T01-A: 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
AZ-400T01-A: 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
AZ-400T01-A: 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
AZ-400T02-A: Module 1: Implementing Continuous Integration in an Azure DevOps Pipeline (AZ-400T02-A: Implementing Continuous Integration)
  • Continuous Integration Overview
  • Implementing a Build Strategy
  • Lab : Enabling Continuous Integration with Azure Pipelines
  • Lab : Creating a Jenkins Build Job and Triggering CI
  • Explain why continuous integration matters
  • Implement continuous integration using Azure DevOps
AZ-400T02-A: Module 2: Managing Code Quality and Security Policies
  • Managing Code Quality
  • Managing Security Policies
  • Lab : Managing Technical Debt with Azure DevOps and SonarCloud
  • Lab : Checking Vulnerabilities using WhiteSource Bolt and Azure DevOps
  • Manage code quality including: technical debt SonarCloud, and other tooling
  • Manage security policies with open source, OWASP, and WhiteSource Bolt.
  • Manage code quality including: technical debt, SonarCloud, and other tooling solutions.
AZ-400T02-A: Module 3: Implementing a Container Build Strategy
  • Lessons Implementing a Container Build Strategy
AZ-400T03-A: Module 2: Set up a Release Management Workflow
  • Introduction to Continuous Delivery
  • Release strategy recommendations
  • Building a High Quality Release pipeline
  • Choosing a deployment pattern
  • Choosing the right release management tool
  • Lab : Building a release strategy
  • 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
  • Lab : Automating your infrastructure deployments in the Cloud with Terraform and Azure Pipelines
  • Lab : Setting up secrets in the pipeline with Azure Key vault
  • Lab : Setting up and Running Load Tests
  • Lab : Setting up and Running Functional Tests
  • Lab : Using Azure Monitor as release gate
  • Lab : Creating a Release Dashboard
AZ-400T03-A: Module 3: Implement an appropriate deployment pattern
  • Introduction into Deployment Patterns
  • Implement Blue Green Deployment
  • Feature Toggles
  • Canary Releases
  • Dark Launching
  • AB Testing
  • Progressive Exposure Deployment
  • Lab : Blue-Green Deployments
  • Lab : Traffic Manager
AZ-400T04-A: Module 1: Designing a Dependency Management Strategy (AZ-400T04-A: Implementing Dependency Management)
  • Introduction
  • Packaging dependencies
  • Package management
  • Implement a versioning strategy
  • Lab : Updating packages After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • 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
AZ-400T04-A: Module 2: Manage security and compliance
  • Introduction
  • Package security
  • Open source software
  • Integrating license and vulnerability scans After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • 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
AZ-400T05-A: Module 1: Infrastructure and Configuration Azure Tools (AZ-400T05-A: Implementing Application Infrastructure)
  • 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
AZ-400T05-A: Module 2: 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 After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Describe deployment models and services that are available with Azure
AZ-400T05-A: Module 3: Create and Manage Kubernetes Service Infrastructure
  • Learning Objectives
  • Azure Kubernetes Service
  • Lab Deploy and Scale AKS Cluster
  • Module Review Questions
AZ-400T05-A: Module 4: 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
AZ-400T05-A: Module 5: 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
AZ-400T06-A: Module 1: Recommend and design system feedback mechanisms (AZ-400T06-A: Implementing Continuous Feedback)
  • 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
  • Lab : Integration between Azure DevOps and Teams
  • Lab : Feature Flags
AZ-400T06-A: Module 2: 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 After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Configure crash report integration for client applications
  • Develop monitoring and status dashboards
  • Implement routing for client application crash report data
  • Implement tools to track system usage, feature usage, and flow
  • Integrate and configure ticketing systems with development team's work management
AZ-400T06-A: Module 3: 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 After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Analyze alerts to establish a baseline
  • Analyze telemetry to establish a baseline
  • Perform live site reviews and capture feedback for system outages
  • Perform ongoing tuning to reduce meaningless or non-actionable alerts
AZ-400T07-A: Module 1: Planning for DevOps (AZ-400T07-A: Designing a DevOps Strategy)
  • Transformation Planning
  • Project Selection
  • Team Structures Lab :
  • Lab : Agile Planning and Portfolio Management with Azure Boards
AZ-400T07-A: Module 2: Planning for Quality and Security
  • Planning a Quality Strategy
  • Planning Secure Development
  • Lab : Feature Flag Management with LaunchDarkly and AzureDevOps
AZ-400T07-A: Module 3: Migrating and Consolidating Artifacts and Tools
  • Migrating and Consolidating Artifacts
  • Migrating and Integrating Source Contro
  • Lab : Integrating Azure Repos and Azure Pipelines with Eclipse
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Course Prerequisites

Microsoft Azure Administrator Associate AZ-104 or Microsoft Azure Developer Associate certification AZ-204 is required along with Designing and Implementing Microsoft DevOps Solutions AZ-400 training to become a Microsoft Certified: Azure DevOps Engineer Expert.

It would also be beneficial if a participant has a fundamental knowledge about Azure, Agile software development, core understanding of SDLC, and version control. Participants who do not have the necessary technical knowledge but are curious to gain an understanding of DevOps practices in an enterprise can also be part of the training.

Key Features of AZ-400 Training Course

  • Instructor-led Microsoft DevOps Solutions AZ-400 Certification Training
  • Get access to a free 1-hour preview to learn Microsoft DevOps concepts
  • Expert Microsoft DevOps instructors across the globe
  • Accredited Microsoft DevOps Solutions course material prepared by SMEs
  • Get hands-on experience through Microsoft lab sessions
  • Microsoft DevOps Solutions AZ-400 Sample papers provided
  • Industry-recognized Course Completion certificate provided
  • Take advantage of 1-to-1 training and Fly me a Trainer option
  • Training provided across 100+ locations globally

Reasons to choose Koenig’s Designing and Implementing Microsoft DevOps Solutions training

  • Globally-recognized AZ-400 certification training delivered with Expert Microsoft Instructor
  • As a Microsoft DevOps Engineer implement DevOps best practices
  • Grow in your career as a Microsoft Certified: DevOps Engineer Expert
  • Expert instructors and hands-on labs to clear your AZ-400 examination
  • Co-participate with other DevOps professionals from world over

Target Audience of AZ-400 Certification Exam

Job roles that can take up Designing and Implementing Microsoft DevOps Solutions training include, but are not limited to:

  • Software Developers
  • Project Managers
  • Microsoft certified professionals
  • Operations Team Members
  • IT Managers
  • IT Professionals who want to understand Microsoft DevOps
  • Professionals who want to clear Microsoft DevOps Solutions AZ-400 examination

Learning Objectives for AZ-400 Training Course

After attending the Designing and Implementing Microsoft DevOps Solutions Certification Training, one will gain a comprehensive understanding of:

  • Planning for the transformation with shared goals and timelines
  • Selecting a project and identifying project metrics and KPIs
  • Creating a team and incorporating Agile organization structure
  • Describing the benefits of using Source Control
  • Recommending artifact management tools and practices
  • Migrating and consolidating artifacts
  • Migrating from TFVC to Git
  • Migrating and integrating source control measures
  • Scaling Git for Enterprise DevOps
  • Developing a project quality strategy
  • Implementing and manage build infrastructure, and more

AZ-400 Microsoft DevOps Solutions Exam Format

Exan Name Microsoft AZ-400
Certification Name Microsoft Certified: Azure DevOps Engineer Expert
Exam Type Multiple-choice, Multiple-answer, Sequence type, Case studies based questions
Exam Cost USD 165.00*
Total Questions 40 – 60 Questions
Exam Duration 210 Minutes
Languages English, Japanese, Chinese (Simplified), Korean, Spanish, German, and French

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Designing and Implementing Microsoft DevOps Solutions AZ-400 Course Outline

Participants who take up Designing and Implementing Microsoft DevOps Solutions AZ-400 Certification Course will learn about:

1. Developing an Instrumentation Strategy

  • Designing and implementing logging
  • Designing and implementing telemetry
  • Integrating logging and monitoring solutions

2. Developing Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) Strategy

  • Develop an actionable alerting strategy
  • Design a failure prediction strategy
  • Design and implement a health check

3. Developing a Security and Compliance Plan

  • Design an authentication and authorization strategy
  • Design a sensitive information management strategy
  • Develop security and compliance
  • Design governance enforcement mechanisms

4. Managing Source Control

  • Develop a modern source control strategy
  • Plan and implement branching strategies for the source code
  • Configure repositories
  • Integrate source control with tools

5. Facilitating Communication and Collaboration

  • Communicate deployment and release information with business stakeholders
  • Generate DevOps process documentation
  • Automate communication with team members

6. Defining and Implementing Continuous Integration

  • Design build automation
  • Design a package management strategy
  • Design an application infrastructure management strategy
  • Implement and maintain build strategy
  • Design a process for standardizing builds across organization

7. Defining and implementing a continuous delivery and release management strategy

  • Develop deployment scripts and templates
  • Implement an orchestration automation solution
  • Plan the deployment environment strategy

Skills Measured in Designing and Implementing Microsoft DevOps Solutions AZ-400 Exam

  • Develop an instrumentation strategy (5-10%)
  • Develop a Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) strategy (5-10%)
  • Develop a security and compliance plan (10-15%)
  • Manage source control (10-15%)
  • Facilitate communication and collaboration (10-15%)
  • Define and implement continuous integration (20-25%)
  • Define and implement a continuous delivery and release management strategy (10-15%)

Source: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/learn/certifications/exams/az-400

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Participants who enrol for the Designing and Implementing Microsoft DevOps Solutions AZ-400 certification training will get:
  • A copy of the course material
  • Microsoft DevOps Solutions AZ-400 Sample Papers
  • Access to Microsoft Labs
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This Designing and Implementing Microsoft DevOps Solutions AZ-400 course is ideal for Software Developers, Team members who are part of Software development projects, Operations team members, DevOps Professionals, Professionals with Microsoft Azure knowledge, and more.
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You can take up this Designing and Implementing Microsoft DevOps Solutions AZ-400 certification training course in multiple delivery modes that include:
  • Instructor-led classroom training
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  • Fly-me-a-Trainer
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The cost of Designing and Implementing Microsoft DevOps Solutions AZ-400 certification exam is USD 165.
No, the course fee does not include the Designing and Implementing Microsoft DevOps Solutions AZ-400 examination fee. By taking up the AZ-400 training, you are only paying for the training and not for the exam. The certification exam cost for AZ-400 is USD 165 and has to be taken from Pearson Vue.
Upon clearing your AZ-400 examination, your Microsoft Certified: DevOps Engineer Expert certification will be valid for two years. After the validity period of two years, your certification will not be current anymore, but it will be still showcased under a different section with Exam code and year mentioned along with it.
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