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What is DevOps?
DevOps is a set of practices that combine software development (Dev) and information technology Operations (Ops) together and make it easy to make efficient applications/ software. DevOps aims to shorten the systems development life-cycle and provide continuous delivery of applications with high software quality. DevOps Managed Services make it more easy to develop and deploy the applications/software.
What Microsoft Azure is?
Microsoft Azure is a cloud computing service created by Microsoft for building, testing, deploying, and managing applications and services through Microsoft-managed data centres. Microsoft Azure grants software as a service (SaaS), platform as a service (PaaS) and infrastructure as a service (IaaS) and supports many different programming languages, tools and frameworks, including both Microsoft-specific and third-party software and systems.
Azure DevOps is a hosted service that provides development and collaboration tools. Azure DevOps has lots of inbuilt DevOps consulting services functionalities that allow teams to get up and keep running and managing their projects and automating their workflows to increase productivity. Azure DevOps managed services are a highly popular union.
Azure DevOps Services
Azure boards are known to deliver value to your users faster using proven and tested agile tools. These are also called Microsoft agile planning tools. It also -
Helps to track all your ideas at every development stage and help your team to understand all the changes made to the code.
Allow the user to use built-in scrum boards and planning tools to help your team run sprints, stand-ups and planning meetings.
Azure boards are built for insights. It gives you all the insights and helps you and your team to understand better.
These are used for continuous integration and continuous delivery (CI/CD) for any platform. Azure pipelines help to build, test and deploy with CI/CD which in turn works with any language, platform and cloud. You can use GitHub or any other Git provider for continuous deployment. Azure Pipelines are cloud-hosted pipelines. With Azure Pipelines -
User can use any language, any platform
Deploy to any cloud
Free and open-source
Use advanced workflows and features
Azure Repos are unlimited, cloud-hosted private Git Repos. It collaborates for building better code and pulling requests and advanced file management.
It provides Semantic Code Search, in which classes and variables are also searched because this search understands both the data types.
User can add validations and extensions from market i.e. third-party or even can build their own by using webhooks and Rest APIs.
Azure Artifacts are used to create, host and share packages with your teammates without much load and of course adding artifacts to CI/CD pipelines with a single click. Azure Artifacts are universal package repository. It provides -
Efficient code sharing
Managing all types of package
Additional packages to any pipeline and user can also add their own packages.
Steps to setup DevOps on Azure
Setup DevOps tool for CI/CD on Azure like Jenkins.
Migrate Git Repository to Azure to securely store your project.
Debug your application using IDE using Azure services and APIs.