• Length:
    4 Weeks
  • Effort:
    2–3 hours per week
  • Price:

    FREE
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  • Subject:
  • Level:
    Introductory
  • Language:
    English
  • Video Transcript:
    English

Prerequisites

  • Experience working inside an organization that delivers software
  • A basic understanding of source control and Agile software development process

About this course

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DevOps is the union of people, process and products to enable the continuous delivery of value to end users. It aims to create a culture and environment where building, testing, and releasing software can happen rapidly, frequently, and more reliably, so you can innovate like a startup and scale for the enterprise. By taking this introductory DevOps course, you’ll be able to define DevOps, understand why you need DevOps, and learn how you can get started with DevOps. You’ll learn the key ideas and techniques to bring development and operations together to produce higher-quality software and deliver it more quickly.

What you'll learn

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  • The value, history, and building blocks of DevOps
  • How to unify processes and improve collaboration between development and operations  
  • Continuous Integration (CI), continuous testing, and continuous deployment
  • Release Management, configuration management, and monitoring in DevOps
  • Week 1: Introduction to DevOps
    Introduction to the definition, value, history, building blocks, and best practices of DevOps
  • Week 2: A unified process between development and operations
    Introduction to how Agile software development process applies to DevOps, the importance of integrating source control in DevOps, and how automation is applied to DevOps
  • Week 3: Continuous Integration (CI), continuous testing, and continuous deployment
    Introduction to the key concepts, benefits, tools, and practices of implementing Continuous Integration (CI), continuous testing, and continuous deployment
  • Week 4: Configuration management and release management
    Introduction to the key concepts, benefits, tools and practices of implementing release management and configuration management.  
  • Week 5: Monitoring and feedback
    Introduction to the key concepts and tools of tracking production and aligning with suitable metrics to improve business results.

Meet your instructors

Steven Borg
Co-Founder and Strategist
Northwest Cadence
Lei Ma
Senior Content Developer
Microsoft
Colin Dembovsky
Senior DevOps specialist and ALM MVP
Northwest Cadence

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