Microsoft Certified: DevOps Engineer Expert

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Candidates for the DevOps Engineer Expert certification should have subject matter expertise working with people, processes, and technologies to continuously deliver business value.

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

A candidate for this certification must be familiar with both Azure administration and development and must be expert in at least one of these areas.

Job role: DevOps Engineer

Prerequisites: 2 certifications

Required exams: AZ-400

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Microsoft Certified: DevOps Engineer Expert

Skills measured

  • 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

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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: 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; and define and implement a continuous delivery and release management strategy.

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    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.