Microsoft DevOps Solutions: Designing an Application Infrastructure Management Strategy

by Adam Bertram

Learn how to assess and define Azure configuration management strategies and tooling in this AZ-400 DevOps course!

What you'll learn

One of the objectives for the AZ-400: Designing and Implementing Microsoft DevOps Solutions exam is defining, assessing, and implementing configuration management solutions. What’s the best tool to use, where in a continuous delivery process does configuration management fit in? In this course, Microsoft DevOps Solutions: Designing an Application Infrastructure Management Strategy, you will explore all the concepts related to addressing an organization’s configuration management needs in a DevOps lifecycle. First, you will learn about the Azure Secure DevOps Toolkit’s Continuous Assurance solution. Next, you will dive into Azure State Configuration, learn about the Azure Custom Script Extension. Finally, you will see other third-party configuration management tools to use in Azure. When you are finished with this course, you will have the skills and knowledge required to answer all questions on the AZ-400 test related to the design and strategy of your configuration management options.

About the author

Adam Bertram is an independent consultant, technical writer, trainer, and presenter. Adam specializes in consulting and evangelizing all things IT automation, mainly focused around Windows PowerShell. Adam is a Microsoft Windows PowerShell MVP, 2015 PowerShell hero, and has numerous Microsoft IT pro certifications. He authors IT pro course content for Pluralsight, is a regular contributor to numerous print, and online publications and presents at various user groups and conference... more

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