DevTest Labs

Official Documentation

Service Description

Azure DevTest Labs is a service that helps developers and testers quickly create environments in Azure while minimizing waste and controlling cost. You can test the latest version of your application by quickly provisioning Windows and Linux environments using reusable templates and artifacts. Easily integrate your deployment pipeline with DevTest Labs to provision on-demand environments. Scale up your load testing by provisioning multiple test agents, and create pre-provisioned environments for training and demos.

Getting Started

  1. Introducing Azure DevTest Lab
    9/28/2015, Video, 0:19:41
  2. Deliver more features faster with a modern development and test solution
    9/28/2016, Video, 1:17:26

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1. Overview
     1.1. About Azure DevTest Labs
     1.2. Concepts
     1.3. Scenarios
          1.3.1. Use labs for developers
          1.3.2. Use labs for test environments
          1.3.3. Use labs for training
2. Get started
     2.1. Create lab
     2.2. Create your first VM
     2.3. Set starting policies
3. How-to guides
     3.1. Use VMs in a lab
          3.1.1. Create VMs
          3.1.2. Create claimable VM
          3.1.3. Create and manage VMs with Azure CLI
     3.2. Use environments in a lab
          3.2.1. Create an environment
     3.3. Secure Access to Labs
          3.3.1. Add lab owners and users
          3.3.2. Customize permissions with custom roles
     3.4. Configure a lab
          3.4.1. Set policies and schedules
          3.4.2. Configure cost management
          3.4.3. Configure marketplace images
     3.5. Select custom image or formula
     3.6. Manage custom images
          3.6.1. Create custom image from a VM
          3.6.2. Create custom image from a VHD using the Azure portal
          3.6.3. Create custom image from a VHD using PowerShell
          3.6.4. Upload VHD file using AzCopy
          3.6.5. Upload VHD file using PowerShell
          3.6.6. Upload VHD file using Storage Explorer
     3.7. Manage reusable templates
          3.7.1. Add a Git repository for artifacts and templates
          3.7.2. Use a resource manager template
          3.7.3. Create custom artifacts
          3.7.4. Manage formulas
     3.8. Manage virtual networks
          3.8.1. Configure virtual networks
          3.8.2. Select IP configuration option
     3.9. Scale your lab
4. Reference
     4.1. CLI 2.0
     4.2. PowerShell
          4.2.1. Create or modify labs automatically
     4.3. REST API
     4.4. Resource Manager templates
5. Related
     5.1. FAQ
     5.2. Service Updates
     5.3. MSDN Forum
     5.4. Team Blog
     5.5. Stack Overflow
     5.6. Videos
     5.7. Pricing
6. Resources
     6.1. Azure Roadmap
     6.2. Pricing calculator

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Online Training Content

Date Title
4/7/2016 Dev/Test in the Cloud


Tool Description


Date Title Length
5/10/2017 Azure DevTest Labs updates 13:28:00
4/15/2017 Custom Image Factory with Azure DevTest Labs 0:11:20
4/2/2017 Cloud Tech 10 - 3rd April 2017 0:08:48
12/30/2016 What’s new in Azure Dev Test Labs? 0:08:30
11/17/2016 What's new in Azure DevTest Labs 0:08:29
10/14/2016 Episode 216: Azure News Recap with Chris and Haishi October 2016 0:36:25
9/28/2016 Deliver more features faster with a modern development and test solution 1:17:26
9/14/2016 DevTest 01: Why Dev and Test with Microsoft Azure 0:13:41
7/5/2016 How to set VM policies in DevTest Labs 0:03:48
6/14/2016 What is Azure DevTest Labs? 0:02:42

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