How to configure and implement Azure Automation accounts and security
How to create and run an Automation Windows PowerShell workflow-based textual Runbooks to provision and de-provision an environment
Understand Desired State Configuration (DSC) and how to create a DSC configuration file, import it into the automation account and compile it.
How to onboard Azure VMs for Automation DSC
How to generate an Azure Resource Manager (ARM) template based on an existing resource group and apply an ARM template that removes all resources in a resource group
How to create an ARM template by using Visual Studio.
How to implement Chef and Puppet deployments in Azure
How to use Chef to configure Azure DevTest Lab VMs
How to configure Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment of Azure SQL Database using Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS) and Visual Studio.
In this course, you will gain the knowledge and skills to be able to deliver stable environments rapidly, reliably and at scale, avoiding manual configuration of environments and enforcing consistency, by representing your environments as code.
The course will cover areas such as:
Desired State Configuration (DSC)
Chef deployments in Azure
Puppet deployments in Azure
As well as other automation scenarios, tools and options.
Introduction to DevOps and Infrastructure as Code (IaC)
Module 1: Azure Automation
Infrastructure as Code and Automation
Module 2: Desired State Configuration (DSC)
DSC in DevOps
Implementing Automation DSC
Module 3: ARM Templates
Implementing ARM Templates
ARM templates and Visual Studio
Logging, Troubleshooting and Diagnostics
Provisioning and Configuring Environments with Azure DevTest Labs
Module 4:Azure IaaS and PaaS, Environment Configuration and Deployment, and Optimization
Environments in IaaS, PaaS and Containers
Environment and Configuration Deployment Pipelines
Environment and Configuration Deployment Pipelines with OSS
Module 5: Final Exam
Final Exam (Graded)
Post Course Survey
Experience working in an organization delivering software,either in development or in operations.
Knowledge and experience working with Cloud based solutions, experience using Microsoft Azure.