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Continuous Delivery and DevOps with Azure DevOps: Release Pipelines

by Marcel de Vries

Microsoft Azure DevOps is a toolset to deliver your software in a compliant and secure way to an on-premises or cloud environment. In this course, you'll learn how to automate the steps of releasing software to any environment using Azure DevOps

What you'll learn

Continuous delivery and DevOps require you to fully automate the build and release process in a repeatable and reliable way. In this course, Continuous Delivery and DevOps with Azure DevOps: Release Pipelines, you'll learn how to set up release automation using Azure DevOps. First, you'll explore the fundamentals of release automation and the distinction you need between a deployment and a release. This enables you to release multiple times per day without interrupting your services. Next, you'll dive into the concepts of configuration and infrastructure as code. Finally, you'll conclude this course with security, approvals, and audit trails so you can ensure all your release pipelines are audit proof. By the end of this course, you'll have the necessary knowledge to create a fully automated build and release pipeline that is secure and compliant by default.

About the author

Marcel is the co-founder and CTO of Xpirit, a high-end consulting firm based in Hilversum, Netherlands. Marcel co-founded Xpirit in 2014 as a spin off from Xebia Netherlands. Together with Xebia they help customers with Digital Transformation, Agile Consulting, and Full Stack development with both Microsoft and open source products. Marcel spends most of his time looking at how new emerging technologies, a shift in mindset, and a new way of work, can help organizations get software in production... more

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