QA and Testers learning path for Cloud — Microsoft Azure version

  • Logs locations
  • Metrics repositories
  • New interaction with storages
  • Access to resources
  • A point in time restore
  • Mechanisms to run different tests (e.g., DDoS attack)
  • Security
  • … and many more
  1. Curriculum
  2. Learning Path
  3. Useful Azure Certifications
  • Fundamental knowledge of Azure (similar with AZ-900 curricula)
  • Focus on core concepts and how to access Azure resources
  • Ignoring specific development content
  • Concepts of Azure DevOps
  • Focus on how to run tests (units test and performance tests)
  • Focus on working with Test Cases (define, modify, run)
  • Focus on change and run a simple pipeline
  • Azure database and storage
  • Focus on how to access, configure and main differences between on-prem and cloud ones
  • Focus on Azure SQL Databases, Azure SQL Managed Instances and Azure Storage (blobs and files)
  • Azure logs and monitoring
  • Focus on where counters, logs and audit information can be found for most used Azure Services
  • Focus on Azure Monitor and how to execute queries
  • Focus on Application Insights to track request flows (E2E)
  • Most common data flow inside Azure (web applications, REST API, microservices)
  • Simple app deployment using Azure VM Scale Sets
  • Standard web application with frontend and a REST API
  • Simple web application hosted inside AKS
  • For both flows, the focus shall be on how a request flows from one service to another.
  • Security & privacy
  • Basic security knowledge for data and computation (mechanism for access, share, encryption)
  • For security testing knowledge related to Application Gateway, Azure AD, Azure DDoS Protection, Azure Front Door, Azure Information Protection, Azure Sentinel, Azure Key Vault, VPNs, Azure WAF, Azure Security Center is required additional to strong knowledge for most used data and computation services.

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