Microsoft Azure DevOps Engineer: Implement and Manage Azure Pipelines Infrastructure

by James Bannan

Azure DevOps supports a range of technologies to enable you to execute Azure Pipelines tasks. This course will take you through all the various options and decision-making process and will enable you to deploy live solutions using Azure Pipelines.

What you'll learn

Understanding how to choose between the wide range of options which Microsoft offers with regards to how and where to execute Azure Pipelines jobs is a critical component of becoming and being a Microsoft Azure DevOps Engineer. The decisions you make with within the infrastructure which support your development teams have the potential to directly impact those teams’ success, so your role is incredibly important. In this course, Microsoft Azure DevOps Engineer: Implement and Manage Azure Pipelines Infrastructure, you are going to cover this in depth. First, you’ll examine the various means through which Azure Pipelines can be executed and how the configuration of Azure Pipelines tasks impacts this decision process. Next, you’ll explore how to implement these choices, from running solutions on Microsoft-hosted agents to implementing and validating your own self-hosted agent. Finally, you’ll bring all this knowledge and learning together to make better infrastructure decisions. By the end of this course, you'll know how to extend Azure Pipelines infrastructure and functionality to incorporate Docker, implementing container-based agents and deploying complex container-based solutions using Azure Pipelines.

About the author

James Bannan is a consultant based in Melbourne, Australia. He has worked in the IT industry for over 18 years and has worked in a variety of roles, from helpdesk to systems administration and now as a consultant. He is a published author, having written many articles for both print and online publications as well as a book on System Center Configuration Manager. James is an experienced public speaker and was awarded the Most Valuable Professional (MVP) award from Microsoft for eight years in a ... more

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