For practitioners using Azure and Azure DevOps, there are many ways to optimize process and reduce waste. We cover techniques for improving artifact storage, agent pool usage and kubernetes interactions. We show working demos of work item automations with notifications, cross cloud deployments and private containerized agent pools to name a few. We will introduce some free and commercial products along the way that allow organizations to scale with regards to monitoring, deployments, infrastructure as code and secrets handling. This course is a wealth of how-tos and guidance.
What benefits will I get from this course?
Those who complete this course will be able to optimize cloud costs, leverage Azure and Azure DevOps features to improve DevOps in current and future organizations. They will be able to provide best practices and pipeline guidance to development teams as well as lead devops projects knowing a rich set of options available in Azure and Azure DevOps
Will this course create an expensive cloud bill?
Virtually all sections of this course either use free tier projects or short term lower cost cloud objects. In developing this course, I have managed to keep my spend under $10 and users who remove resource groups at the end of sections should expect similar results (That said, we cannot make promises on behalf of Microsoft or Microsoft Azure so please use the Azure Subscription portal, Cost Analysis and Cost Alerts at all time to avoid unnecessary spend [Azure Portal/Subscriptions/Cost Management/Cost Analysis])
Does this course require a Mac/PC?
This course assumes internet connectivity and the use of a bash shell. I use Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) on Windows 10 as well as Terminal on a Mac in most demos. WSL is free and generally available for Windows 10 (https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/wsl/install-win10)
What if I don't use Kubernetes? Will I still find value in this course?
Yes! This course uses Kuberentes (specifically EKS and K3S), however the bulk of this course is introducing systems and patterns with examples. We wish to provide a rich set of skills around Azure and Azure DevOps to enable participants to grow in their current role or successfully interview for a better role.
What's the market demand for this certification?
DevOps is trending hot in 2021. Companies of all sizes are looking forward to DevOps to improve their software at a much faster pace. Learn DevOps to kick start your career.
What are the prerequisites for this Advanced Azure DevOps and AKS Patterns for Scalable Solutions course?
Participants are expected to have a basic understanding of cloud services and basic DevOps principles and tools (such as CI/CD and git). Users will encounter examples with Bash and the Azure Command Line client and should be comfortable with a bash shell. An Azure DevOps organization (One can sign up for free here: https://dev.azure.com/. An Azure Subscription (https://portal.azure.com)
Which Azure Certification should I choose?
Microsoft Azure introduced Role-based certifications in 2018 to make its certifications more role-specific. Since then there has been a number of modifications in the Azure certification list, involving the addition and deletion of certification exams as well as the addition of new roles.
Here is the complete list of Azure Certification Training Courses.
What is the validity of the Microsoft Azure certification?
Once you get certified and achieve the Azure certification, it remains valid for a period of 2 years.
Are Whizlabs training courses enough to pass the Microsoft Azure certification exams?
To pass the Azure Azure certification exams all you need is to:
This is all we provide in our azure certification training courses.
Note that we include the links for whitepapers and documentation in our training videos and question explanations, and we highly recommend you to go through those links and dive deep to understand the concepts better.
Do you update the question bank with the latest updates?
Yes. Microsoft revises the exam syllabus based on the current trends to meet the industry standards. We have SMEs who monitor the changes into the exam syllabus and update the questions to ensure that we provide up to date preparation material to our students.
What is the Exam Retake Policy for the Microsoft Azure Certification exam?
When the Azure certifications expire, do they disappear from my Microsoft transcript as well?
The Azure role-based certification gets lapse in 2 years. Your accreditation will consistently show up on the Microsoft transcript, however, it will be recorded in a different segment from the active certification.
Why should I go for Azure Certification?
The top reasons to go for Azure Certifications are:
Apart from mock exams/video courses, is there any further assistance I can get from Whizlabs?
Yes, you will get full support for any query related to the certification while preparing through our mock exams/video courses. Your query will be handled by the certified SME (Subject Matter Expert) & response will be provided in due course.
Do you offer a Money-Back Guarantee for Whizlabs training courses?
Yes, we offer a 100% unconditional money-back guarantee for our training courses. If you don’t clear the exam for any reason, you can apply for a full refund.
Please note that we only refund the amount paid for the Whizlabs training course, not the certification exam cost. For more details, we recommend you to check our Refund Policy.
Do you provide any discount on the bulk purchase?
Yes, you can avail up to 50% discount on the purchase of more than 10 products at a time. For more details, please feel free to write here. A member of our support staff will respond back as soon as possible.
What are the payment gateways you provide?
We accept payments through different gateways like CCAvenue, Stripe, etc.
After purchasing the Training Course from Whizlabs, how can I clarify my technical questions?
We have a dedicated team of subject-matter experts (SME) who will answer all of your queries that are submitted through our Learning Management System (LMS) interface. You will receive responses within 24 hours of the submission of the question.
What if I have more queries?
If you have any queries related to the Certification exam, Whizlabs training courses, payments, etc. please feel free to contact us. A member of our support staff will respond to you as soon as possible.