AZ-400 Microsoft Azure DevOps Solutions

Microsoft Azure Salary Survey 2020 results are in! Respondents were asked to list which technical skills they felt a successful Azure or cloud, professional should have.

The most popular answer was DevOps, with 58% of respondents listing this as a valuable skill to have.

Another key finding is that 38% of professionals who took part in the survey reported a direct increase in their salary after earning a certification.

Course content in detail

This course is based on Microsoft’s official course material. In addition, we add to the mix Zure’s extensive experience from our own Azure development projects.

This course helps students prepare for Microsoft’s Azure DevOps Expert certification exam AZ-400: Microsoft Azure DevOps Solutions. Microsoft Azure DevOps Solutions is intended for the DevOps professionals who have already received the badge of Azure Developer Associate or Azure Administrator Associate.

This course provides the knowledge and skills to implement DevOps practices of continuous integration and deployment with Azure DevOps pipelines. Students will learn how to implement infrastructure as code and configuration management.

Azure DevOps Engineer

Key Topics

  • Implementing DevOps Development Processes
  • Implementing Continuous Integration
  • Implementing Continuous Delivery
  • Implementing Dependency Management
  • Implementing Application Infrastructure
  • Implementing Continuous Feedback
  • Designing a DevOps Strategy


The certification training is divided into three days. After that, you will have all the tools to complete the Microsoft Azure DevOps Expert certification test.

Day 1

Implementing DevOps Development Processes

  • Getting started with Source Control
  • Scaling git for enterprise DevOps
  • Implement & Manage Build Infrastructure
  • Managing application config & secrets
  • Implement a mobile DevOps strategy

Implementing Continuous Integration

  • Implementing Continuous Integration in an Azure DevOps Pipeline
  • Managing Code Quality and Security Policies
  • Implementing a Container Build Strategy

Day 2

Implementing Continuous Delivery

  • Design a Release Strategy
  • Set up a Release Management Workflow
  • Implement an appropriate deployment pattern

Implementing Dependency Management

  • Designing a Dependency Management Strategy
  • Manage security and compliance

Day 3

Implementing Application Infrastructure

  • Infrastructure and Configuration Azure Tools
  • Azure Deployment Models and Services
  • Create and Manage Kubernetes Service Infrastructure
  • Third-Party and Open Source Tools available with Azure
  • Implement Compliance and Security in your Infrastructure

Implementing Continuous Feedback

  • Recommend and design system feedback mechanisms
  • Implement a process for routing system feedback to development teams
  • Optimize feedback mechanisms

Designing a DevOps Strategy

  • Planning for DevOps
  • Planning for Quality and Security
  • Migrating and Consolidating Artifacts and Tools


Fundamental level of experience on Azure, version control, Agile software development, and core software development principles.