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Azure Operations Lab Assessment

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About lab assessment

Lab assessments are Hands-on labs with the gloves off. You jump into an auto-provisioned cloud environment and are given a goal to accomplish. No instructions, no hints. To pass, you'll have a limited time to demonstrate your problem-solving skills and get the checks that inspect the state of your lab environment.


There are many facets to operations within the Microsoft Azure cloud. This lab assessment allows you to demonstrate your prowess across a range of Azure operations competencies. To complete the assessment you will need to apply your hands-on Azure operations skills in a real, production-like Azure environment.

The lab assessment presents you with a set of tasks organized into three increasingly difficult levels: Beginner (1), Intermediate (2), and Advanced (3).


March 11th, 2024 - Resolved validation check issue

January 30th, 2024 - Resolved an issue causing the lab to fail to deploy

November 29th, 2023 - Updated to Kubernetes version 1.28

May 22nd, 2023 - Updated to Kubernetes version 1.26


  • Familiarity with core Azure operations services (Azure Monitor, Log Analytics, Azure DevOps, etc.)

Intended audience

  • Azure Operations Specialists
  • DevOps Engineers

What will be assessed

  • Describe the services core to Azure operations
  • Implement version control on Azure Repos
  • Implement and manage Azure build infrastructure
  • Implement a build strategy for continuous integration with Azure DevOps
  • Implement continuous delivery on Azure
  • Manage application configuration and secrets in Azure

About the author

Logan Rakai, opens in a new tab
Lead Content Developer - Labs
Learning paths

Logan has been involved in software development and research since 2007 and has been in the cloud since 2012. He is an AWS Certified DevOps Engineer - Professional, AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Professional, Microsoft Certified Azure Solutions Architect Expert, MCSE: Cloud Platform and Infrastructure, Google Cloud Certified Associate Cloud Engineer, Certified Kubernetes Security Specialist (CKS), Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKA), Certified Kubernetes Application Developer (CKAD), and Certified OpenStack Administrator (COA). He earned his Ph.D. studying design automation and enjoys all things tech.

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