WinOps - DevOps on the Microsoft Azure Stack: VSTS and TFS 2018

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In a step by step manner learn modern Devops on the Microsoft stack processes

About This Video

  • Explore real-world good practices for planning and delivering projects with Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS) and Team Foundation Server 2018
  • Explore how to implement ChatOps and how to configure alerts and notifications so you and your team are always up to date
  • Explore core concepts of how to work with agile (or make agile work) at scale with Scaled Agile Framework (SAFE v4.5) and how VSTS and TFS will help to support you

In Detail

In this volume, you will delve into real-world leading approaches to plan your solution delivery with the Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS) and Team Foundation Server 2018. DevOps blurs the lines between Development and Operations, when harmonized with Agile practices. It addresses good practices for delivering world class solutions. You will work on learning how to use VSTS and TFS to visualize your backlogs, manage work items, manage the defect lifecycle, and make sure that the whole process can be easily followed by everyone within your organization. You will also get to know how Kanban and Lean are essential for an optimized DevOps process and continuous improvement. With the help of this course, implement Kanban and Lean to manage your work in process (WIP). This course, makes you comfortable with dashboards and queries, which play an important role within every successful DevOps implementation, representing how to measure and monitor business value delivered. You will learn to set up dashboards to provide a window into what is happening across the portfolio, project and team levels. Alerts and notifications will then help you implement enterprise collaboration (ChatOps) within your organization. Learn to create alerts, notifications and integrate external applications such as Slack and Microsoft Teams. Finally, work on customizing the processes on VSTS and TFS, work items, fields and workflow states along with advanced configuration options to make sure that the process you have is best suited for your team needs.

This course uses TFS 2018, while not the latest version available, it provides relevant and informative content for legacy users of DevOps on the Microsoft Azure Stack.


This course is aimed at the entire DevOps Team, including developers, testers, product owners, and other IT professionals who want to learn how to implement leading DevOps processes within Visual Studio Team Services and Team Foundation Server 2018. Prior knowledge of basic Agile and Scrum is useful but not necessary – Beginner to Advanced course.

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  • Title: WinOps - DevOps on the Microsoft Azure Stack: VSTS and TFS 2018
  • Author(s): Jonathon Lee Wright
  • Release date: February 2018
  • Publisher(s): Packt Publishing
  • ISBN: 9781788838542