Microsoft Certified DevOps Engineer Expert AZ 400

Transform Your DevOps Career with AZ-400 Certification

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Microsoft Azure

AZ-400 Certification Course Overview

Microsoft Azure DevOps Engineer AZ-400 Certification equips students with skills to develop and execute DevOps processes. It covers planning, source control, Git scaling, artifact consolidation, dependency management, secret handling, container build strategy, release planning, workflow setup and feedback mechanism optimization.

Key Features

  • Official Microsoft Azure live class training content
  • Azure exam voucher included
  • Access to official Microsoft courseware aligned to the examination
  • Live online training from Microsoft-certified trainers
  • Practice labs and projects with integrated Azure labs
  • Official course completion badge/certificate hosted on the Microsoft Learn portal
  • Official Microsoft Azure live class training content
  • Live online training from Microsoft-certified trainers
  • Azure exam voucher included
  • Practice labs and projects with integrated Azure labs
  • Access to official Microsoft courseware aligned to the examination
  • Official course completion badge/certificate hosted on the Microsoft Learn portal
  • Official Microsoft Azure live class training content
  • Live online training from Microsoft-certified trainers
  • Azure exam voucher included
  • Practice labs and projects with integrated Azure labs
  • Access to official Microsoft courseware aligned to the examination
  • Official course completion badge/certificate hosted on the Microsoft Learn portal

Skills Covered

  • Configure processes and communications
  • Design and implement build and release pipelines
  • Implement an instrumentation strategy
  • Design and implement source control
  • Develop a security and compliance plan
  • Configure processes and communications
  • Design and implement source control
  • Design and implement build and release pipelines
  • Develop a security and compliance plan
  • Implement an instrumentation strategy
  • Configure processes and communications
  • Design and implement source control
  • Design and implement build and release pipelines
  • Develop a security and compliance plan
  • Implement an instrumentation strategy

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Benefits

Azure continues to experience significant growth, with Microsoft’s intelligent cloud revenue (which includes Azure) growing at a rate of 24.3% in Q1 of 2024.

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  • Annual Salary
  • Hiring Companies
  • Annual Salary
    $133KMin
    $147KAverage
    $161KMax
    Source: Glassdoor
    Hiring Companies
    Hewlett-Packard
    Microsoft
    LinkedIn
    EY
    Verizon
    Source: Indeed
  • Annual Salary
    $86KMin
    $93KAverage
    $101KMax
    Source: Glassdoor
    Hiring Companies
    Microsoft
    Intuit
    Nvidia
    HubSpot
    Adobe
    Source: Indeed
  • Annual Salary
    $143KMin
    $155KAverage
    $168KMax
    Source: Glassdoor
    Hiring Companies
    Apple
    Spotify
    KPMG
    Cisco
    Visa
    Source: Indeed

Training Options

online Bootcamp

  • Flexi Pass Enabled: Flexibility to reschedule your cohort within first 90 days of access.
  • Live online training from Microsoft-certified trainers
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  • Private cohorts available
  • Training progress dashboards
  • Skills assessment & benchmarking
  • Platform integration capabilities
  • Dedicated customer success manager

Course Curriculum

Eligibility

To be eligible for the AZ-400: Designing and Implementing Microsoft DevOps Solutions exam, you need to meet one of the following:
- Have subject matter expertise in working with people, processes, and products to enable continuous value delivery in organizations.
- Have expertise in designing and implementing strategies for collaboration, code, infrastructure, source control, security, compliance, continuous integration, testing, delivery, monitoring, and feedback.
You should be able to work with cross-functional teams that include, but not limited to:
- Developers
- Site reliability engineers
- Azure administrators

You should have strong skills on:
- Azure DevOps
- GitHub
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Pre-requisites

You must earn at least one of the following certifications as a prerequisite:
Microsoft Certified: Azure Administrator Associate
Microsoft Certified: Azure Developer Associate 

Post the certification, you need to appear for the Designing and Implementing Microsoft DevOps Solutions- AZ-400 exam to become a Microsoft Certified: DevOps Engineer Expert
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Course Content

  • Microsoft Certified Azure DevOps Engineer Expert AZ 400

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    • Lesson 01: Course Introduction

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      • 1.01 Welcome to AZ 400 Course
        00:34
      • 1.02 Certification Overview
        01:42
      • 1.03 Skill Covered
        03:10
      • 1.04 Azure Overview
        09:10
    • Lesson 02: Design and Implement Logging

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      • 2.01 Assess and Configure a Logging Framework
        01:57
      • 2.02 Design a Storage Strategy
        06:16
      • 2.03 Design a Log Aggregation and Query Strategy
        02:17
      • 2.04 Manage Access Control to Logs
        01:21
      • 2.05 Integrate Crash Analytics
        03:45
    • Lesson 03: Design and Implement Telemetry

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      • 3.01 Design and Implement Distributed Tracing
        02:47
      • 3.02 Inspect Application Performance Indicators
        02:14
      • 3.03 Inspect Infrastructure Performance Indicators
        03:34
      • 3.04 Define and Measure Key Metrics
        02:27
      • 3.05 Implement Alerts on Key Metrics
        05:53
    • Lesson 04: Integrate Logging and Monitoring Solutions

      • 4.01 Configure and Integrate Container Monitoring
        02:26
      • 4.02 Configure and Integrate with Monitoring Tools
        03:12
      • 4.03 Create Feedback Loop from Platform Monitoring Tools
        03:00
    • Lesson 05: Develop an Actionable Alerting Strategy

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      • 5.01 Identify and Recommend Metrics on Which to Base Alerts
        01:23
      • 5.02 Implement Alerts Based on Application Health Checks
        03:06
      • 5.03 Analyze Combinations of Metrics
        02:39
      • 5.04 Implement Alerts for Self-Healing Activities
        01:52
    • Lesson 06: Design a Failure Prediction Strategy

      • 6.01 Analyze Behavior of System with Regards to Load and Failure Conditions
        03:33
      • 6.02 Calculate When a System Will Fail under Various Conditions
        04:35
      • 6.03 Measure Baseline Metrics for System
        03:11
    • Lesson 07: Design and Implement a Health Check

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      • 7.01 Analyze System Dependencies to Determine Which Dependency Should Be Included in Health Check
        03:23
      • 7.02 Calculate Healthy Response Timeouts Based on Slo for the Service
        03:00
      • 7.03 Integrate Health Check with Compute Environment
        02:26
    • Lesson 08: Design an Authentication and Authorization Strategy

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      • 8.01 Design an Access Solution
        01:55
      • 8.02 Implement Service Principals and Managed Identity
        03:48
      • 8.03 Design an Application Access Solution Using Azure Ad B2C
        02:07
      • 8.04 Configure Service Connections
        02:52
    • Lesson 09: Design a Sensitive Information Management Strategy

      • 9.01 Evaluate and Configure Vault Solution
        04:45
      • 9.02 Manage Security Certificates
        03:55
      • 9.03 Formulate a Plan for Deploying Secret Files as Part of a Release
        03:34
    • Lesson 10: Develop Security and Compliance

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      • 10.01 Automate Dependencies Scanning for Security
        02:39
      • 10.02 Automate Dependencies Scanning for Compliance
        02:23
      • 10.03 Assess and Report Risks
        03:44
      • 10.04 Design a Source Code Compliance Solution
        04:32
    • Lesson 11: Design Governance Enforcement Mechanisms

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      • 11.01 Implement Azure Policies to Enforce Organizational Requirements
        04:37
      • 11.02 Implement Container Scanning
        02:18
      • 11.03 Design Break-The-Glass Strategy for Responding to Security Incidents
        01:59
    • Lesson 12: Plan and Implement Branching Strategies for the Source Code

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      • 12.01 Define Pull Requests (PR) Guidelines to Enforce Work Item Correlation
        01:17
      • 12.02 Implement Branch Merging Restrictions
        02:52
      • 12.03 Define Branch Strategy
        01:45
      • 12.04 Design and Implement a PR Workflow
        03:06
    • Lesson 13: Configure Repositories

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      • 13.01 Configure Permissions in the Source Control Repository
        01:59
      • 13.02 Organize the Repository with Git-Tags
        01:42
      • 13.03 Plan For Content Recovery in All Repository States
        02:22
    • Lesson 14: Integrate Source Control with Tools

      • 14.01 Integrate Github with DevOps Pipelines
        03:06
      • 14.02 Integrate Github with Identity Management Solutions
        01:43
    • Lesson 15: Communicate Deployment and Release Information with Business Stakeholders

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      • 15.01 Create Dashboards Combining Boards and Pipelines
        02:29
      • 15.02 Design a Cost Management Communication Strategy
        04:00
      • 15.03 Integrate Github as Repository with Azure Boards
        01:21
    • Lesson 16: Automate Communication with Team Members

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      • 16.01 Notify Stakeholders about Key Metrics, Alerts, Severity Using Communication and Project Management Platform
        02:32
      • 16.02 Integrate Build and Release with Communication Platforms
        02:09
    • Lesson 17: Design Build Automation

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      • 17.01 Implement Quality Gates
        02:11
      • 17.02 Design a Testing Strategy
        01:25
    • Lesson 18: Design a Package Management Strategy

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      • 18.01 Recommend Package Management Tools
        02:19
      • 18.02 Design an Azure Artifacts Implementation Including Linked Feeds
        02:31
      • 18.03 Design a Versioning Strategy for Deployment Artifacts
        02:40
    • Lesson 19: Design an Application Infrastructure Management Strategy

      • 19.01 Assess a Configuration Management Mechanism for Application Infrastructure
        02:36
      • 19.02 Define and Enforce Desired State Configuration for Environments
        02:45
    • Lesson 20: Maintain Build Strategy

      • 20.01 Monitor Pipeline Health
        02:44
      • 20.02 Optimize Build
        02:22
    • Lesson 21: Design a Process for Standardizing Builds Across Organization

      • 21.01 Manage Self-Hosted Build Agents
        01:45
      • 21.02 Create Reusable Build Subsystems
        02:33
    • Lesson 22: Develop Deployment Scripts and Templates

      • 22.01 Design and Implement Infrastructure as Code
        06:33
      • 22.02 Develop Application Deployment Process
        08:24
      • 22.03 Develop Database Deployment Process
        04:13
    • Lesson 23: Implement an Orchestration Automation Solution

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      • 23.01 Design the Release Pipeline to Ensure Reliable Order of Dependency Deployments
        01:35
      • 23.02 Organize Shared Release Configurations and Process
        02:33
      • 23.03 Design and Implement Release Gates and Approval Processes
        02:43
    • Lesson 24: Plan the Deployment Environment Strategy

      • 24.01 Design a Release Strategy
        02:11
      • 24.02 Implement the release strategy using Azure Traffic Manager
        03:47
      • 24.03 Plan for minimizing downtime during deployments using Azure Load Balancer
        07:10

Azure DevOps Engineer Exam & Certification

Microsoft AZ - 400 Certification
  • What benefits do learners receive through Simplilearn’s collaboration with Microsoft Azure?

    Upon completing the Microsoft Azure courses at Simplilearn, learners will gain the following advantages:

    • They'll earn an official course completion badge/certificate available on the Microsoft Learn portal.

    • Students can obtain an official Microsoft course completion transcript, validating their successful program completion.

  • Does this new exam and certification replace any existing Azure exams?

    No, Exam AZ-400: Designing and Implementing Microsoft DevOps Solutions is the only version launched on January 3, 2019.

  • When will the old Azure certification competencies expire, and when will the new requirements become valid?

    The new AZ-400 exam format went live on January 29, 2024. If you are preparing for AZ-400, we recommend you take the exam after reviewing the change log according to the new format.

  • Is this course accredited?

    Yes, Simplilearn is a Silver Microsoft Partner, and the course is accredited by Microsoft.


     

  • Is the exam fee included in the course fee?

    Yes, the exam fee is included in the course fee.


     

  • What is the total score needed to pass the examination?

    A score of 700 or greater is required to pass.
     

  • How much does the Designing and Implementing Microsoft DevOps Solutions exam cost?

    Designing and Implementing Microsoft DevOps Solutions exam AZ-400 costs $165.00 plus taxes or ₹4800 plus taxes. This fee is paid to Microsoft when you register for your exam.


     

  • Do you provide assistance for the exam application process?

    Yes, our Help and Support team can assist you with the exam application process.

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  • If I need to cancel my enrollment, can I get a refund?

    Yes, you can cancel your enrollment if necessary. We will refund the course price after deducting an administration fee. To learn more, please read our Refund Policy.

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  • How can I learn more about this training program?

    Contact us using the form on the right of any Simplilearn website page, or select the live chatbot. Our customer service representatives can provide you with more details.
     

  • How can I pass the DevOps Engineer Expert exam on my first attempt?

    This AZ-400 training course is designed to give you all the skill sets necessary to successfully complete the required projects and help you pass the Designing and Implementing Microsoft DevOps Solutions Exam AZ-400 on your first attempt. Please note that this course does not guarantee you will pass on your first attempt, but you will be armed with all the knowledge to do so.
     

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