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Infrastructure as Code

Microsoft via edX

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  • Provider edX
  • Subject DevOps
  • $ Cost Free Online Course
  • Session Self Paced
  • Language English
  • Certificate $99 Certificate Available
  • Effort 2-4 hours a week
  • Start Date
  • Duration 4 weeks long

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Overview

This course is part of the Microsoft Professional Program in DevOps.

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:
  • Azure Automation
  • ARM templates
  • Desired State Configuration (DSC)
  • DevTest labs
  • Chef deployments in Azure
  • Puppet deployments in Azure
As well as other automation scenarios, tools and options.

Syllabus

  • Module 0:
    • Course introduction
    • Introduction to DevOps and Infrastructure as Code (IaC)
  • Module 1: Azure Automation
    • Objectives:
    • Infrastructure as Code and Automation
    • Automation Accounts
    • Automation Security
    • Runbook Assets
    • Runbook Basics
    • PowerShell Workflows
    • Practical Exercises
    • Review Questions
    • Summary
  • Module 2: Desired State Configuration (DSC)
    • Objectives
    • DSC in DevOps
    • Automation DSC
    • Implementing Automation DSC
    • Practical Exercises
    • Review Questions
    • Summary
  • Module 3: ARM Templates
    • Objectives
    • ARM Templates
    • Implementing ARM Templates
    • ARM templates and Visual Studio
    • Logging, Troubleshooting and Diagnostics
    • Provisioning and Configuring  Environments with Azure DevTest Labs
    • Practical Exercises
    • Review Questions
    • Summary
  • Module 4:Azure IaaS and PaaS, Environment Configuration and Deployment, and Optimization
    • Objectives
    • Environments in IaaS, PaaS and Containers
    • Environment and Configuration Deployment Pipelines
    • Environment and Configuration Deployment Pipelines with OSS
    • Practical Exercises
    • Review Questions
    • Summary
  • Module 5: Final Exam
    • Validated Lab
    • Final Exam (Graded)
  • Post Course Survey
    • Post-Course Survey

Taught by

Tarun Arora

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