AZ-400T07-A: Designing a DevOps Strategy Training Course

AZ-400T07-A: Designing a DevOps Strategy Certification Training Course Overview

DevOps is a commonly employed business strategy that offers a middle ground between the software development and the IT operations in order to shorten the systems development life cycle. The continuous delivery process offers higher quality software and is often paired with Agile software development for a strongly optimized process. 
Software engineers looking to validate their skills would strongly benefit from Microsoft Azure Designing a DevOps Strategy certification. The course, while brief, offers strong insight into designing a successful DevOps strategy. DevOps strategies offer businesses an opportunity to refine their internal processes to minimize unnecessary overheads and make only pertinent products.
Check out the schedule below to enrol for this AZ-400: Designing a DevOps Strategy course today.

AZ-400T07-A: Designing a DevOps Strategy Training Course (Duration : 8 Hours) Download Course Contents

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Course Modules

Module 1: Planning for DevOps
  • Transformation Planning
  • Project Selection
  • Team Structures
  • Agile Planning and Portfolio Management with Azure Boards
Module 2: Planning for Quality and Security
  • Planning a Quality Strategy
  • Planning Secure Development
  • Feature Flag Management with LaunchDarkly and AzureDevOps
Module 3: Migrating and Consolidating Artifacts and Tools
  • Migrating and Consolidating Artifacts
  • Migrating and Integrating Source Control
  • Integrating Azure Repos and Azure Pipelines with Eclipse
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Course Prerequisites
In order to be eligible to sit for this 1-Day AZ-400T07-A Designing a DevOps Strategy course, participants must:
  • Possess fundamental knowledge around Azure, version control, Agile software development, and core software development principles. 
  • Have experience within an organization that delivers software allowing for a more practical understanding of the course knowledge.
It is also strongly recommended for professionals to have working experience in an IDE as well as basic knowledge of the Azure portal.
For students without technical knowledge but who are looking to develop an understanding around DevOps practices to optimize internal activities, it is required to at least have knowledge around procedural and expository explanations around continuous integration. 

Microsoft Designing a DevOps Strategy Training Course

The AZ-400T07-A: Designing a DevOps Strategy Certification Training course offers students an opportunity to gain knowledge and insight around developing a strong DevOps strategy. Students learn to plan for transformation when required, how to select projects, and introduce team structures created based on a case by case instance. 
Upon course completion, students will learn how to best develop a quality strategy implemented with strong security clauses. Additionally, learners are able to plan for migration, scalability, consolidation of artefacts, and source control. 

Key Features of AZ-400T07-A: Designing a DevOps Strategy Certification Training course

  • Instructor-led AZ-400 Certification Training
  • Get access to a Designing a DevOps Strategy course preview to begin your preparation
  • Expert Microsoft Azure instructors across the globe with real-world expertise
  • Accredited Designing a DevOps Strategy course material prepared by SMEs
  • AZ-400T07-A Training resources provided to learners from Microsoft and Koenig Solutions
  • Designing a DevOps Strategy course completion certificate provided after the training
  • AZ-400T07-A Designing a DevOps Strategy training provided across 100+ locations globally

Who can take up Microsoft Designing a DevOps Strategy Training?

Job roles that can find AZ-400T07-A Designing a DevOps Strategy training include:
  • IT Operations Professionals
  • Software Developers
  • Project Managers
  • Microsoft Professionals
  • Aspiring DevOps Professionals
  • Individuals and enterprise teams who are looking to clear their Microsoft AZ-400 certification exam

Learning Objectives of Microsoft Designing a DevOps Strategy Training

The one-day-long course is instructor-led and recommended for individuals with an advanced understanding of DevOps strategy. The AZ-400T07-A course covers fundamental topics such as “Planning for DevOps” and extends to “Migrating and Consolidating Artefacts and Tools.” The course includes practical labs around the three modules offered to give students a realistic understanding of the best DevOps implementation strategies. 
Upon course completion, individuals are able to:
  • Plan for the DevOps transformation with shared goals and timelines.
  • Select a project and identify project metrics and KPIs.
  • Create a team and agile organizational structure.
  • Develop a project quality strategy.
  • Plan for secure development practices and compliance rules.
  • Migrate and consolidate artefacts.
  • Migrate and integrate source control measures.

Benefits of taking up Designing a DevOps Strategy Certification Training 

  • DevOps implementation strategies are widely sought after within software development environments for an efficient and effective method to develop the best possible software. 
  • For individuals equipped with this certification, employers are aware of up-to-date abilities around DevOps initiatives and a clear understanding of the higher-level skill set a prospective employee possesses. 
  • Microsoft DevOps certified professionals increase collaboration and communication between the operation and development teams and increase the frequency of release code with the shorter and more concentrated development cycle. 
  • Employees equipped with the AZ-400 certification are able to elevate their professional opportunities globally across industry sectors. 
  • Additionally, initial employment packages are significantly better in terms of both salary and responsibilities.

AZ-400 Certification Exam Format 

Students are able to sit the AZ-400: Designing and Implementing Microsoft DevOps Solutions examination upon course completion. It is also required for students to complete the Microsoft Certified: DevOps Engineer Expert certificate.


Exam 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

Total Questions

40 – 60 Questions

Exam Duration

210 Minutes


English, Japanese, Chinese (Simplified), Korean, Spanish, German, and French


Skills Measured in the AZ-400 certification exam

  • Developing an instrumentation strategy (5-10%)
  • Developing a Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) strategy (5-10%)
  • Developing a security and compliance plan (10-15%)
  • Managing the source control (10-15%)
  • Facilitating communication and collaboration (10-15%)
  • Defining and implementing continuous integration (20-25%)
  • Defining and implementing continuous delivery and release management strategy (10-15%)