hands-on lab

Getting Started with Azure App Configuration

Beginner
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Lab description

Azure App Configuration is a centralized configuration store service that offers a simple and flexible solution for storing key-value configuration data. A cloud service running in a wide-scale infrastructure requires a robust configuration management service to handle changes at a centralized location.

Companies building applications often deal with increasing complexity and handling configuration to keep the code secure. It is recommended to keep the configuration separate from the code, in an external entity and must be accessed during runtime. App Configuration solves that issue by providing a secure mechanism to store and access configuration settings outside the application code.

In this hands-on lab, you will understand what App Configuration is and how to deploy and add key-value pairs in the configuration store using the Azure Portal.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this beginner-level lab, you will be able to:

  • Understand the usage of App Configuration
  • Deploy App Configuration
  • Add Key-Value configuration pair
  • Add feature flag to the configuration store

Intended Audience

  • Candidates for Azure Administrator Exam (AZ-104)
  • Cloud Architects
  • Data Engineers
  • DevOps Engineers
  • Software Engineers

Prerequisites

Familiarity with the following will be beneficial but is not required:

  • Azure App Configuration

The following content can be used to fulfill the prerequisite:

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Parveen is an Azure advocate with previous experience in the professional consulting services industries. He specializes in infrastructure and DevOps with a wide range of knowledge in security and access management. He is also an Azure Certified - DevOps Engineer Expert, Security Engineer, Developer Associate, Administrator Associate, CompTIA Certified - Network+, Security+, and AWS Cloud Practitioner.
Parveen enjoys writing about cloud technologies and sharing the knowledge with the community to help students upskill in the cloud.

Covered topics
Lab steps
Logging in to the Microsoft Azure Portal
Provisioning Azure App Configuration Resource using Azure Portal
Adding Key-Value and Feature Flag in Azure App Configuration