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Course Overview

This BootCamp course from CloudThat is for the new role-based AZ-400 exam targeted for Azure Developers. Taking this course and passing the AZ-400 exam meets part of the requirements for Microsoft Certified: Azure DevOps Engineer Expert Certification.

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Describe the benefits of using source control
  • Migrate from TFVC to Git
  • Scale Git for Enterprise DevOps
  • Implement and manage build infrastructure
  • Manage application config & secrets
  • Implement a mobile DevOps strategy

Upcoming Batches

India Online Enroll

29-10-2021

31-10-2021

Key Features

  • Our training modules have 50% -60% hands-on lab sessions to encourage Thinking-Based Learning (TBL)
  • Interactive-rich virtual and face-to-face classroom teaching to inculcate Problem-Based Learning (PBL)
  • Microsoft certified instructor-led training and mentoring sessions to develop Competency-Based Learning (CBL)
  • Well-structured use-cases to simulate challenges encountered in a Real-World environment
  • Integrated teaching assistance and support through experts designed Learning Management System (LMS) and ExamReady platform
  • Being a Microsoft Learning Partner provides us with the edge over competition

Who Should Attend

  • Candidates for this exam are DevOps professionals who combine people, process, and technologies to continuously deliver valuable products and services that meet end user needs and business objectives. DevOps professionals streamline delivery by optimizing practices, improving communications and collaboration, and creating automation. They design and implement strategies for application code and infrastructure that allow for continuous integration, continuous testing, continuous delivery, and continuous monitoring and feedback.

Prerequisites

  • Certifications (one of the below)
    1. Microsoft Certified: Azure Administrator Associate
    2. Microsoft Certified: Azure Developer Associate
  • Candidates must be proficient with Agile practices. They must be familiar with both Azure Administration and Azure Development and experts in at least one of these areas. Azure DevOps professionals must be able to design and implement DevOps practices for version control, compliance, infrastructure as code, configuration management, build, release, and testing by using Azure technologies.

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  • Transformation Planning
  • Project Selection
  • Team Structures
  • Migrating to Azure DevOps

Hands-on:

  • Agile Planning and Portfolio Management with Azure Boards

  • 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
  • Authenticating to Git in Azure Repos

Hands-on:

  • Version Controlling with Git

  • How to Structure your Git Repo
  • Git Branching Workflows
  • Collaborating with Pull Requests in Azure Repos
  • Why care about GitHooks
  • Fostering Inner Source

Hands-on:

  • Code Review with Pull Requests

  • Packaging Dependencies
  • Package Management
  • Migrating and Consolidating Artifacts

Hands-on:

  • Updating Packages

  • The concept of pipelines in DevOps
  • Azure Pipelines
  • Evaluate use of Hosted vs Private Agents
  • Agent Pools
  • Pipelines and Concurrency
  • Azure DevOps and Open-Source Projects (Public Projects)
  • Azure Pipelines YAML vs Visual Designer
  • Continuous Integration Overview
  • Implementing a Build Strategy
  • Integration with Azure Pipelines
  • Integrate External Source Control with Azure Pipelines
  • Set Up Private Agents
  • Analyze and Integrate Docker Multi-Stage Builds

Hands-on:

  • Enabling Continuous Integration with Azure Pipelines
  • Integrating External Source Control with Azure Pipelines
  • Integrate Jenkins with Azure Pipelines
  • Deploying a Multi-Container Application

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

Hands-on:

  • Integrating Azure Key Vault with Azure DevOps

  • Managing Code Quality
  • Managing Security Policies

Hands-on:

  • Managing Technical Debt with Azure DevOps and SonarCloud

  • Implementing a Container Build Strategy

Hands-on:

  • Modernizing Existing ASP.NET Apps with Azure

  • Package security
  • Open-source software
  • Integrating license and vulnerability scans
  • Implement a versioning strategy (git version)

Hands-on:

  • Manage Open-Source Security and License with WhiteSource

  • Introduction to Continuous Delivery
  • Release strategy recommendations
  • Building a High-Quality Release pipeline
  • Choosing a deployment pattern
  • Choosing the right release management tool

  • 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

Hands-on:

  • Configuring Pipelines as Code with YAML
  • Setting up secrets in the pipeline with Azure Key vault
  • Setting up and Running Functional Tests
  • Using Azure Monitor as release gate
  • Creating a release Dashboard

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

Hands-on:

  • Feature Flag Management with LaunchDarkly and Azure DevOps

  • 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

Hands-on:

  • Monitoring Application Performance

  • 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

  • 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
  • Desired State Configuration (DSC)
  • Azure Automation with DevOps
  • Additional Automation Tools

Hands-on:

  • Azure Deployments using Resource Manager Templates

  • Deployment Modules and Options
  • Azure Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) Services
  • Azure Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) services
  • Serverless and HPC Computer Services
  • Azure Service Fabric

Hands-on:

  • Azure Automation – IaaS or PaaS deployment

  • Azure Kubernetes Service

Hands-on:

  • Deploying a multi-container application to Azure Kubernetes Service

  • Chef
  • Puppet
  • Ansible
  • Terraform

Hands-on:

  • Infrastructure as Code
  • Automating Your Infrastructure Deployments in the Cloud with Terraform and Azure Pipelines

  • Security and Compliance Principles with DevOps
  • Azure security Center

Hands-on:

  • Implement Security and Compliance in an Azure DevOps Pipeline

  • 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

Hands-on:

  • Integration between Azure DevOps and Teams

  • 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 Retrospectives and a Just Culture

Certification

    • By earning AZ-400 certification, you can prove skills to be an Azure DevOps Engineer Expert
    • Demonstrate skills to Implement and manage build infrastructure and manage application config & secrets
    • Display abilities to Implement a mobile DevOps strategy
    • On successful completion of AZ-400: Designing and Implementing Microsoft DevOps Solutions training aspirants receive a Course Completion Certificate from us
    • By successfully clearing the AZ-400 exams, aspirants earn Microsoft Certification

Our Top Trainers

Pavan Bhawsar

Pavan is a Microsoft Certified Trainer at CloudThat. He is an enthusiastic and passionate trainer, empathic observer towards the trending technologies with demonstrated skill in Azure and hybrid Cloud Administration. He has 6+ years of corporate experience, etc.

Yanish Sahu

Yanish works as a Corporate Trainer with CloudThat Technologies. He is very passionate about learning new technologies. He is part of CloudThat’ s Microsoft team which helps to deploy Microsoft 365 setup. He is skilled on topics etc.

Sohini Rakshit

Sohini serves as a trainer for Azure cloud at CloudThat Technologies. She is an experienced Cloud Consultant and Architect, Corporate trainer working on Microsoft Azure around multi-tier distributed application design planning and deployment for several Cloud Solutions. She holds a etc.

Lakhan Kriplani

He had involved in various client projects to set up infrastructure on Cloud for various Analytics applications, E-Commerce, setup CICD Pipeline using AWS services. He has experience in developing highly secure, scalable web applications using MVC architecture. etc.

Jagadesh Gonnagar

He has been a part of several large and complex software development projects with global clients. He has worked in USA for over 11 years before relocating to India. He has expertise in Database design/development, Web development, etc.

Devi Vara Prasad

A Microsoft Certified Trainer with more than 15+ years of Corporate, Online and Classroom Training Experience, well versed in AWS an Azure Cloud platforms and have been delivering trainings for more than 5years. Also has a vast etc.

Anjali Srivastava

Anjali serves as a Research Associate for IoT (including AI/ML) and Azure cloud at CloudThat technologies. She is an experienced Solutions Engineer & Developer, corporate trainer working on Microsoft Azure around multi-tier distributed application design planning and deployment for several etc.

Ajay Kumar Lodha

Ajay is cloud obsessed and cloud addict, that's how he describes himself. Ajay has been working with all the major cloud computing platforms like AWS, Azure, and GCP for more than 5 years now. He is into etc.

Prarthit Mehta

Prarthit has been involved in various large and complex projects with global clients. He has experience in Microsoft, MS office 365 & AWS Infrastructure technologies and Windows servers, designing Active Directory and managing various domain services. He etc.

Priyant Gupta

Priyant is working in the Microsoft Technology space for last 5 years and is sharing the knowledge gained on Azure Administration, Azure Data Engineering and Dynamics 365 CE Apps. He has trained 1000+ professionals as a corporate trainer at etc.

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Frequently Asked Questions

To prepare for the AZ-400 certification and pass the exam successfully, candidates need to enroll in CloudThat’s Azure DevOps Engineer Expert certification training course in Bangalore. Our subject matter experts and certified Azure trainers offer training through online or instructor-led classes and provide relevant study material necessary to support your exam preparation. At CloudThat, you can strengthen your practical Azure skills through hands-on lab sessions and test your knowledge before the final exam through our testprep platform. Besides our training and assistance, candidates can also:
• Join online forum discussions and study groups to enrich your knowledge.
• Have a detailed understanding of the exam structure.
• Study Microsoft documentation along with relevant whitepapers and eBooks.

After completing CloudThat’s highly interactive AZ-400 exam training in Bangalore or other cities, you will be able to:

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

CloudThat’s Azure training course for the preparation of AZ-400 certification exam can be taken up by candidates for this exam are DevOps professionals who combine people, process, and technologies to continuously deliver valuable products and services that meet end user needs and business objectives.

Candidates need to answer between 40-60 questions in the exam AZ-400. However, the number of questions may change as and when changes in technology and job roles occur.

The cost of the Azure DevOps Engineer Expert exam is ₹4800 in Bangalore and other Indian cities.
The exam cost is mostly priced according to the currency values in specific regions and countries. However, the exam prices are subject to change and may also vary depending on the additional taxes that may apply in some countries and regions.

Candidates appearing for the AZ-400 exam will get 180 minutes (30 minutes for feedback is included) to complete the Microsoft DevOps Engineer Expert certification exam.

Candidates need to score 700 (on a scale of 1-1000) on an approx. to pass the Microsoft AZ-400 exam.

The different types of AZ-400 exam questions that may appear in the real exam include:
• Multiple-choice questions
• Drag and drop
• Reordering
• Yes & no
• Case-studies based MCQs