AZ-400T07 - Designing a DevOps Strategy

This course provides the knowledge and skills to design a DevOps strategy. Students will learn how to plan for transformation, select a project, and create team structures. Students will also learn how to develop quality and security strategies. Planning for migrating and consolidating artifacts and source control will also be covered.

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

Goals
  1. Learn to plan for the transformation with shared goals and timelines.
  2. Learn to select a project and identify project metrics and KPIs.
  3. Learn to create a team and agile organizational structure.
  4. Learn to develop a project quality strategy.
  5. Learn to plan for secure development practices and compliance rules.
  6. Learn to migrate and consolidate artifacts.
  7. Learn to migrate and integrate source control measures.
Outline
  1. Planning for DevOps
    1. Transformation Planning
    2. Project Selection
    3. Team Structures
    4. Lab: Agile Planning and Portfolio Management with Azure Boards
  2. Planning for Quality and Security
    1. Planning a Quality Strategy
    2. Planning Secure Development
    3. Lab: Feature Flag Management with LaunchDarkly and AzureDevOps
  3. Migrating and Consolidating Artifacts and Tools
    1. Migrating and Consolidating Artifacts
    2. Migrating and Integrating Source Control
    3. Lab: Integrating Azure Repos and Azure Pipelines with Eclipse
Class Materials

Each student in our Live Online and our Onsite classes receives a comprehensive set of materials, including course notes and all the class examples.

Class Prerequisites

Experience in the following is required for this Azure class:

  • Fundamental knowledge about Azure, version control, Agile software development, and core software development principles.
  • Experience working in an IDE, as well as some knowledge of the Azure portal. However, students who may not have a technical background in these technologies, but who are curious about DevOps practices as a culture shift, should be able to follow the procedural and expository explanations of continuous integration regardless.

Experience in the following would be useful for this Azure class:

  • Experience in an organization that delivers software.