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Azure DevOps Immersion Workshop (plus a chance to win a free course!)

Posted by Fast Lane on Apr 11, 2018 10:37:32 AM

Fast Lane’s Immersion workshops are free, half-day (4 hour) sessions that allow us to give you more information on a topic than we could in a 1-hour webinar.

The latest Immersion Workshop  added to our lineup will give attendees an overview of the DevOps strategy. Learn about continuous integration and deployment, infrastructure as code, testing, databases, containers, and application monitoring: skills necessary for a DevOps culture in your workplace.

What can I learn in this workshop?

In this workshop we’re going to cover the following topics from an entry level perspective.

Introduction to DevOps Practices


This is an introduction to the core values, principles and practices involved in implementing DevOps solutions. It will also cover the essentials of creating a release pipeline that includes continuous integration techniques, continuous testing practices, application monitoring, treating infrastructure and configuration as code, and deploying frequently and automatically.

Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment

Continuous Integration (CI) is the practice used by development teams to automate the merging and testing of code. Implementing CI helps to catch bugs early in the development cycle, which makes them less expensive to fix. Continuous Delivery (CD) is a process by which code is built, tested, and deployed to one or more test and production environments. Deploying and testing in multiple environments drives quality.

DevOps Testing

In this section we’ll provide you with an overview of core testing concepts and guide you in implementing a DevOps testing process using the features available in the Visual Studio family. You will learn about the different test types, including automated and manual tests.  

Application Monitoring and Feedback Loops

Monitoring is essential for DevOps teams to deliver at speed, get feedback from production, and increase customer satisfaction, acquisition, and retention. We'll explore application monitoring to understand monitoring, it's benefits, and how monitoring can be used as part of a DevOps practice.

Is this workshop a good fit for me?

  • You are responsible for deploying and maintaining code in an efficient dependable manner through adoption of DevOps practices across medium, large, and enterprise organizations.
  • You have some introductory experience with DevOps practices, and are looking to increase your knowledge level.
  • You are interested in taking the Microsoft Professional Program for DevOps.

 If any of these sound like you, this is probably a good opportunity for you to learn a little more about Azure DevOps. At the very least, we recommend you have a software development background!


What about the chance to win a free class?

 10 lucky attendees of this Immersion Workshop will win a chance for a free 3-day instructor-led DevOps Workshop - Supporting the Microsoft Professional Program (40500). This workshop will give hands on experience with Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment using Visual Studio + PartsUnlimited, and Jenkins + PartsUnlimited, creating and running unit tests for managed code, application Performance Monitoring, auto-scale and load tests, adding Application Insights Telemetry to a website, managing User Telemetry and much more.


Azure DevOps Immersion Workshop

Thursday, June 28, 2018 @ 12:00 pm EST


Topics: DevOps, Microsoft Azure, Featured, Workshop

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