End Notes

Michael L. Collard, Ph.D.

Department of Computer Science, The University of Akron

Azure Certification Exam

  • Assigned time is time of exam in Brightspace
  • Taken via browser
  • URL + Coupon
  • Proctored by Mr. Kurt Eckert, UA CISO

Certification Exam

  • Use practice tests
  • Crossword
  • Counts as Project 4

Why Azure?

  • Skills, terminologies applicable to other cloud services


  • Multiple technologies
  • Number and capabilities of technologies growing all the time
  • All make DevOps easier to implement and more powerful


  • Don’t be alarmed in DevOps if there is a technology that you aren’t familiar with
  • Skills to learn and integrate new things
    • Technologies
    • Practices
  • Ability to leave your comfort zone
    • Better technology
    • Improved practices