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Microsoft DevOps Solutions: Designing a Package Management Strategy

by Marcel de Vries

This course will teach you how to design and implement an effective package management solution and versioning strategy to deliver software more effectively.

What you'll learn

This course will prepare you for the part “Designing a Package Management Strategy” in the AZ400 Exam. In this course, Microsoft DevOps Solutions: Designing a Package Management Strategy, you’ll learn the use of package management systems to decompose your software solutions in order to reduce your cycle time and share your software components cross solutions. First, you’ll explore what package management entails, which solutions are available in the market and what common set of features these products provide. Next, you’ll discover what Microsoft products like Azure DevOps and Github have to offer in this space. Finally, you’ll learn how to implement a versioning strategy that helps you maintain the software supply chain with packages and solve the dependency hell that you might get into if done wrong. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of Package management and versioning needed to develop effective DevOps practices and pass your exam on this domain.

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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