Manage end-to-end deployment scenarios by using Bicep and Azure Pipelines

Advanced
DevOps Engineer
Developer
Administrator
Azure Resource Manager
Azure DevOps
Pipelines

Create a unified pipeline to deploy your entire environment. You'll add a build stage to your pipeline, and use pipeline artifacts and Bicep outputs to publish applications, databases, and blobs.

Learning objectives

After completing this module, you'll be able to:

  • Deploy Azure infrastructure, applications, database scripts, and storage blobs from a single pipeline
  • Use pipeline scripts and pipeline tasks to perform deployment steps
  • Use pipeline artifacts to publish compiled files for your deployment pipeline stages to use
  • Pass data from your Bicep files to other deployment steps by using outputs

Prerequisites

You should be familiar with using:

  • Bicep, including child resources, and how to deploy Bicep files to Azure.
  • Azure, including the Azure portal, subscriptions, resource groups, and resources.
  • Basic Git commands, including cloning, committing files, and pushing changes to Azure Repos.
  • YAML pipelines through Azure Pipelines, including multistage pipelines, environments, and service connections.

To work through the exercises in the module, you'll need:

  • An Azure account, with the ability to create resource groups, Azure Active Directory applications, and service principals.
  • An Azure DevOps organization and account.

To work through the exercises, you'll also need the following installed locally: