- Service Delivery Program
- About Us
In recent years, DevOps practitioners are in high demand in the IT industry as organizations using DevOps practices are overwhelmingly high functioning. The Microsoft Azure Exam AZ-400 required DevOps professionals capable of combining processes, people, and technologies for delivering services and products to meet the business objectives.
TABLE OF CONTENT
|1. What to expect from this article?
|3. Key Benefits of AZ-400 Certification
|4. Exam Pattern
|5. Percentage of Questions for all the Modules
|6. Study Materials and References
|7. Get Certified Now
A comprehensive study guide for the AZ-400 exam is made available for you here. Eligibility criteria for the exam highlighted points to remember, a summary of all the main learning points included in the modules, and reference material are posted to support your learning growth.
Candidates preparing for this exam must be acquainted with a thorough knowledge of either Microsoft Azure Administration AZ-104 certification or Microsoft Azure Developer AZ-204 certification and must be an expert in at least one of these areas. Proficiency in agile practices, the ability for designing and implementing Azure DevOps practices for version control, configuration management, build compliance, release, and testing by leveraging Azure technologies is highly recommended for AZ-400 certification exam applicants.
Questions from this module are based on log aggregation and storage strategy, crash analysis, design and implement telemetry, monitoring tools such as Azure Monitor Application Insights, Dynatrace, New Relix, Naggios, Zabbix, platform monitoring tools such as Azure Diagnostics extension, Log Analytics agent, Azure Platform logs, Event Grid and managing their access controls.
Fewer questions are expected from this module such as developing an actionable alerting strategy, designing a failure prediction strategy, design and implement health checks such as liveness, startup, and shutdown.
From this module, you can expect questions on Azure AD Privileged Identity Management (PIM), Azure AD Conditional Access, MFA, Azure KeyVault, HashiCorp Vault, secret storage and retravel strategies like KeyVault secrets, GitHub secrets, Azure Pipeline secrets, developing security and compliance, designing governance enforcement mechanisms, etc.
From this module, you can expect questions on developing a modern source control strategy, planning, and implementing branching strategies, configuring repositories, and integrating source control with tools.
Creating dashboards combining boards, pipelines, generate DevOps process documentation, automate communication with team members by integrating monitoring tools, notifying stakeholders about key metrics, alerts, severity are some topics from this module from which you can expect some questions for the exam.
Design-build automates by integrating the build pipeline with external tools, integrate multiple tools, design package management strategy, design, plan, implement and maintain build strategy, create reusable build subsystems like YAML templates, Task Groups, Variable Groups, etc are some topics from this module from which you can expect most of the questions for the exam.
From this module, you can expect questions based on deploying scripts and template solutions, Infrastructure as code (ARM, Terraform, PowerShell, CLI), develop complex deployments (IoT, Azure, IoT Edge, mobile, App Centre, DR, multi-region, CDN, sovereign cloud, Azure stack, etc), plan and deploy environment strategies, implement release strategies using deployment slots, load balancer configurations, Azure Traffic Manager, feature toggle, etc.
It is always great to get the right source of learning to Move Up. At CloudThat we have a course aimed at preparing participants/candidates for AZ-You can register by visiting the Microsoft website.
If you have just begun your Microsoft Azure journey, then the study guide for Microsoft Azure Fundamentals AZ-900 Certification Exam will be a good course to get started.
Join the Azure revolution along with 100+ fortune 500 companies and CloudThat will be there to support your career growth.
Anusha Shanbhag is an AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner Technical Content Writer specializing in technical content strategizing with over 10+ years of professional experience in technical content writing, process documentation, tech blog writing, and end-to-end case studies publishing, catering to consulting and marketing requirements for B2B and B2C audiences. She is a public speaker and ex-president of the corporate Toastmaster club.
Our support doesn't end here. We have monthly newsletters, study guides, practice questions, and more to assist you in upgrading your cloud career. Subscribe to get them all!