AZ-400 – Question 202

You have a build pipeline in Azure Pipelines that uses different jobs to compile an application for 10 different architectures.

The build pipeline takes approximately one day to complete.
You need to reduce the time it takes to execute the build pipeline.

Which two actions should you perform? Each correct answer presents part of the solution. NOTE: Each correct selection is worth one point.

A. Move to a blue/green deployment pattern
B. Create a deployment group
C. Increase the number of parallel jobs 
D. Reduce the size of the repository
E. Create an agent pool 

Correct Answer: CE
Answer: The Azure Pipelines pool provides all Azure DevOps organizations with cloud-hosted build agents and free build minutes each month. If you need more 🗳️

Question: I need more hosted build resources. What can I do?
Microsoft-hosted build resources, or need to run more jobs in parallel, then you can either:
✑ Host your own agents on infrastructure that you manage.
✑ Buy additional parallel jobs.