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Preparing for the AZ-400 Azure DevOps Exam

Course

Intro Video

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Tim Lawless

Training Architect

Length

02:53:11

Difficulty

Advanced

Videos

13

Quizzes/Exams

3

Course Details

This Course is designed to review the AZ-400 syllabus and related courses on the learning path and help focus on important topics for the AZ-400 Exam. It also covers to suggestions on how best to approach taking the certification.

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.

Syllabus

Preparing for the AZ-400 Azure DevOps Exam

Getting Started

Course Introduction

00:03:50

Lesson Description:

In this course we will higlight key tpoic in each of the Microsoft AZ-400 syllabus and help students understand the format and question style of the exam. The AZ-400 Microsoft Syllabus can be found here here.

About the Training Architect

00:02:22

Lesson Description:

In this lesson, we have a quick introduction to my background and experience as we move into a review of the key focus points for the AZ-400 and what to expect from the exam. I enjoy chatting with people and helping them with their studies, so please do feel free to reach out to me directly via Slack or in the community if you have any questions or thoughts on the course.Email: tim.lawless@linuxacademy.com Twitter: @tim_lawless LinkedIn: Tim-Lawless

Key Topic Review

Design a DevOps Strategy

00:03:34

Lesson Description:

In this and the following sections, we review the key points, in terms of the Microsoft exam structure, to be aware of the Design a DevOps Strategy section of the AZ-400 syllabus. This first section is one of the largest.

Implement DevOps Development Processes

00:02:08

Lesson Description:

In this lesson, we review the key points, in terms of the Microsoft exam structure, to be aware of the Implement a DevOps Development Process section of the AZ-400 syllabus. This is a larger section, so it's beneficial to understand the focuses and how it can be examined.

Implement Continuous Integration

00:02:09

Lesson Description:

In this section, we review the key points, in terms of the Microsoft exam structure, to be aware of the Implement Continuous Integration section of the AZ-400 syllabus. This section is slightly less weighted than the first two but still includes some important topics.

Implement Continuous Delivery

00:01:27

Lesson Description:

In this lesson, we review the key points, in terms of the Microsoft exam structure, to be aware of the Implement Continuous Delivery section of the AZ-400 syllabus. Understanding the features of Azure DevOps Pipelines and Gates will be important for parts of the exam.

Implement Dependency Management

00:01:18

Lesson Description:

In this lesson, we review the key points, in terms of the Microsoft exam structure, to be aware of the Implement Dependency Management section of the AZ-400 syllabus. This is a shorter section of the Syllabus but does contain parts that will be examined.

Implement Application Infrastructure

00:02:09

Lesson Description:

In this lesson, we review the key points, in terms of the Microsoft exam structure, to be aware of the Implement Application Infrastructure section of the AZ-400 syllabus. This is an important part of the syllabus because it also features topics that relate to the Lab portion of the Exam. Selecting Azure Monitoring tools Link can be found here

Implement Continuous Feedback

00:01:58

Lesson Description:

In this lesson, we review the key points, in terms of the Microsoft exam structure, to be aware of the Implement Continuous Feedback section of the AZ-400 syllabus. Feedback is key to successful applications, but difficult to examine, so we'll look at some areas of focus to prepare for the exam.

Course Wrap Up

How to Prepare for the Exam

00:06:32

Lesson Description:

In this lesson, we discuss what to expect in the exam and the exam structure. We'll also look at some general tips and things to keep in mind when taking a Microsoft certification. Some exam-taking processes can help score a few extra marks when taking the exam.

What to Expect in the Lab Section

00:05:02

Lesson Description:

In this lesson, we take a look at the considerations and challenges for the Lab section of the AZ-400 exam. The Lab section will take up a good portion of your time, so try and give yourself extra time for the lab portion. Some relevant Linux Academy Practice Labs: Hands-On Lab: Provisioning Resources with ARM Templates-Azure Hands-On Lab: Using Azure Automation and PowerShell DSC

After Certification

00:04:14

Lesson Description:

This lesson looks at some possible options for further study after you've taken (and hopefully passed) the AZ-400 Azure DevOps Expert Certification. Keep on learning!

Course Conclusion

00:01:22

Lesson Description:

In this lesson, we look to wrap up this course and this learning path for the AZ-400 Azure DevOps Expert Certification. Thanks for taking the course!

Practice Exam

Microsoft AZ-400 Practice Exam

01:00:00

Microsoft AZ-400 Case Study 1

00:30:00

Microsoft AZ-400 Case Study 2

00:30:00

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