DevOps Classroomnotes 27/Jun/2023

Agents in Azure DevOps Pipeline

  • Azure DevOps Pipelines have two types of Agents
    • Microsoft hosted Agents
      • Refer Here for the official docs
      • Size is always fixed Standard_D2S i.e. 2 vcpu's 8 GB RAM
      • When to use:
        • Build/Deploy uses standard tools/softwares and if the configuration required matches the above statement
        • No/Little configuration is what you like in CI/CD pipelines for executions
    • Self Hosted Agents
      • Refer Here for docs
      • You need to configure agent to connect to azure devops
  • Azure DevOps Pipleines can be summarized as shown below

Exercise: Setting up agent to build jdk 17 and maven based softwares

  • Create a linux vm
  • install jdk 17 and maven
sudo apt update 
sudo apt install openjdk-17-jdk maven -y
  • Now navigate to project settings and agent pools
  • Now configure account and permissions Refer Here
  • Configure the agent according to the steps on documentation
  • Now lets try to create a simple azure devops build pipeline
# Starter pipeline
# Start with a minimal pipeline that you can customize to build and deploy your code.
# Add steps that build, run tests, deploy, and more:

- main

  name: Default
  - bash: printenv
  • Run the pipeline

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