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Microsoft Certified: DevOps Engineer Expert

Certification details

DevOps engineers are developers or infrastructure administrators who also have subject matter expertise in working with people, processes, and products to enable continuous delivery of value in organizations.

Responsibilities for this role include designing and implementing strategies for collaboration, code, infrastructure, source control, security, compliance, continuous integration, testing, delivery, monitoring, and feedback.

DevOps engineers work on cross-functional teams that include developers, site reliability engineers, and Azure administrators.

Candidates for this certification must have experience with administering and developing in Azure, with strong skills in at least one of these areas. They should be familiar with both Azure DevOps and GitHub.

Important

The English language version of this certification was updated on July 13, 2022. Visit the Exam AZ-400 page to download the study guide.

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Microsoft Certified: DevOps Engineer Expert

Skills measured

  • This list contains the skills measured on the exam associated with this certification. For more detailed information, visit the exam details page and download the study guide.
  • Develop an instrumentation strategy
  • Develop a Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) strategy
  • Develop a security and compliance plan
  • Manage source control
  • Facilitate communication and collaboration
  • Define and implement continuous integration
  • Define and implement a continuous delivery and release management strategy

Job role: DevOps Engineer

Prerequisites: 2 certifications

Required exams: AZ-400

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Two ways to prepare

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Certification prerequisites

To become a Microsoft Certified: DevOps Engineer Expert, you must earn at least one of the following: Microsoft Certified: Azure Administrator Associate, Microsoft Certified: Azure Developer Associate certification.

Certification exams

  • AZ-400: Designing and Implementing Microsoft DevOps Solutions

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    This exam measures your ability to accomplish the following technical tasks: configure processes and communications; design and implement source control; design and implement build and release pipelines; develop a security and compliance plan; and implement an instrumentation strategy.

    Price based on the country or region in which the exam is proctored.

    for Designing and Implementing Microsoft DevOps Solutions

    All objectives of the exam are covered in depth so you'll be ready for any question on the exam.

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** Complete this exam before the retirement date to ensure it is applied toward your certification. After the retirement date, please refer to the related certification for exam requirements.

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