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DevOps Implementation Boot Camp (ICP-FDO)

  • Tuition USD $1,695
  • Reviews star_rate star_rate star_rate star_rate star_half 4819 Ratings
  • Course Code DEVOPS-IMP-BC
  • Duration 3 days
  • Available Formats Classroom, Virtual

A DevOps practice is built on a foundation of culture, tools, and structured collaboration. Cross-functionality of teams is critical, as is ongoing support from leaders and managers. Automation and high-efficiency tools support everything. Above all, the essential ingredient is the transformation in mentality of your IT teams from a focus on individual job roles to one of unified team mission. That transformation requires trust, new tools, and a tangible plan. It requires speed, high visibility, and an Agile mentality for everyone involved in developing, deploying, and maintaining applications.

  • This three-day DevOps course is loaded with practical real-world tools and techniques. From the nation’s largest Agile development trainer comes a comprehensive program to get you started on the road to DevOps success. You will leave this course fully literate in the entire array of available DevOps tools and lessons, ready to select what’s right for you and chart a path to fully realized IT success in your own organization.

Skills Gained

  • Leverage infrastructure automation using configuration tools
  • Chart a path to continuous IT operations
  • Spot feedback loops in IT work and capitalize on them
  • Implement agile concepts into infrastructure management
  • Continuously monitor capacity and operations
  • Map and visualize IT workflow to eliminate bottlenecks and streamline capacity
  • Effectively communicate the progress and results of your DevOps efforts to management
  • Implement a plan for leadership participation and transformation of the IT mentality
  • Transform IT from an unpredictable cost center to a strategic source of business value and competitive advantage

Who Can Benefit

This interactive DevOps course is designed for both business and technology professionals involved in the implementation of DevOps practices.

  • Anyone in an IT Leadership role
  • CIOs / CTOs
  • System Administrators
  • IT Operations Staff
  • Release Engineers
  • Configuration Managers
  • Anyone involved with IT infrastructure
  • Developers and Application Team leads
  • ScrumMasters
  • Software Managers and Team Leads
  • IT Project & Program Managers
  • Product Owners and Managers

Course Details

Part 1: Introduction

DevOps Defined

  • DevOps (Then and Now)
  • CI/CD
  • Infrastructure as Code
  • BizDevOps
  • DevSecOps
  • AIOps
  • DataOps

High-Performance IT Organizations

  • Elite Performers
  • Use of the Cloud
  • Work-Life Balance
  • Optimized Change Review

Origins and History of DevOps

  • The Quality Movement and W Edwards Deming
  • The Lean Movement and the Toyota Production System
  • The Agile Movement – Mindset, Value, Principles & Practices
  • The Continuous Delivery Movement

Argument for DevOps

  • Business Value of DevOps
  • Net Effect of DevOps
  • Exercise: Argue for the value of DevOps in your organization

Part 2: Maturing a DevOps Practice in the Enterprise

CALMS – The 5 DevOps Principles

The 5 Cultural Challenges

The 5 Cultural Challenges

5 Cultural Dimensions

Value Stream Mapping

  • Value Stream Definition and Examples
  • Exercise: Choose and Map a Case Study Value Stream
  • Analyze: Value Stream Lead Time, Quality, Involvement
  • Exercise: Analyze a Value Stream

Part 3: Your DevOps Journy – Optimize Flow

Principles of Flow

  • 6 Principles of Flow from the DevOps Handbook
  • 8 Principles of Continuous Delivery from the Continuous Delivery book
  • Exercise: Apply Principles to your Case Study Value Stream

Infrastructure as Code

Infrastructure & Application Configuration Management

  • Configuration Management Tools
  • Exercise: Configuration Management in your Case Study Value Stream

Deployment Pipeline

  • Deployment Pipeline Stages and Tools
  • Deployment Orchestration Tools
  • Deployment Pipeline: Everything in Version Control
  • Exercise: Deployment Pipeline in your Case Study Value Stream

DevOps Quality Management

  • Quality Foundations
  • Quality Principles
  • Quality Practices
  • Test Automation Architecture
  • Test Automation Pyramid
  • Strategies for Managing Test Data
  • Code Analysis Tools
  • Automated Testing Tools
  • Exercise: DevOps Quality Management in your Case Study Value Stream

CI/CD

  • Continuous Integration
  • Continuous Delivery
  • Exercise: CI/CD in your Case Study Value Stream

Database Continuous Integration (DBCI)

  • Exercise: DBCI in your Case Study Value Stream
  • Application Management Strategies
  • Application Architecture – SOA, Microservices, Strangler Pattern
  • Infrastructure Architecture – Virtualization & The Cloud
  • Containerization
  • Exercise: Optimize Flow in Your Case Study Value Stream

Part 4: Your DevOps Journey – Amplify Feedback

Objective & Principles of Feedback

Telemetry Definitions & Concepts

  • Telemetry Principles
  • Exercise: Telemetry Principles in your Case Study Value Stream
  • Integrating Security into Production Telemetry
  • Telemetry Layers & Levels
  • Ensuring Effective Alerts
  • System Monitoring, Log Agregation, and Alerting Tools
  • DevOps Metrics

Advanced uses of Telemetry

  • Using Telemetry to Anticipate Problems
  • Feedback for Safe Deployment of Code
  • Developers Follow Their Apps Downstream
  • Hypothesis-Driven Development and A/B Testing
  • Exercise: Telemetry in your Case Study Value Stream

Change Review and Coordination

  • Exercise: Amplify Feedback in Your Case Study Value Stream

Part 5: Your DevOps Journey – Continual Learning & Experimentation

Learning Culture

  • Blameless Postmortems
  • Responses to Failure
  • Blameless Postmortems

Knowledge Sharing

Innovation Culture

  • Institutionalize the Improvement of Daily Work
  • Encouraging Experimentation
  • Holding Learning and Improvement Events (Hackathons, Kaizen Blitzes, Rehearsing Large-Scale Failures, Fault Injection)

Role of Leadership

  • Exercise: Learning & Innovation Culture in your organization

Part 6: Planning Your DevOps Journey

Cultural challenges

Organizational challenges

Transformation Patterns You Can Follow

  • Lean Startup Teams
  • Collaboration Tools
  • Automate Everything You Can
  • Reserve Time for Improvement

Planning DevOps Transformation

  • Exercise: Your DevOps Action Plan

When does class start/end?

Classes begin promptly at 9:00 am, and typically end at 5:00 pm.

Does the course schedule include a Lunchbreak?

Lunch is normally an hour long and begins at noon. Coffee, tea, hot chocolate and juice are available all day in the kitchen. Fruit, muffins and bagels are served each morning. There are numerous restaurants near each of our centers, and some popular ones are indicated on the Area Map in the Student Welcome Handbooks - these can be picked up in the lobby or requested from one of our ExitCertified staff.

How can someone reach me during class?

If someone should need to contact you while you are in class, please have them call the center telephone number and leave a message with the receptionist.

What languages are used to deliver training?

Most courses are conducted in English, unless otherwise specified. Some courses will have the word "FRENCH" marked in red beside the scheduled date(s) indicating the language of instruction.

What does GTR stand for?

GTR stands for Guaranteed to Run; if you see a course with this status, it means this event is confirmed to run. View our GTR page to see our full list of Guaranteed to Run courses.

Does ExitCertified deliver group training?

Yes, we provide training for groups, individuals and private on sites. View our group training page for more information.

Does ExitCertified deliver group training?

Yes, we provide training for groups, individuals, and private on sites. View our group training page for more information.

What does vendor-authorized training mean?

As a vendor-authorized training partner, we offer a curriculum that our partners have vetted. We use the same course materials and facilitate the same labs as our vendor-delivered training. These courses are considered the gold standard and, as such, are priced accordingly.

Is the training too basic, or will you go deep into technology?

It depends on your requirements, your role in your company, and your depth of knowledge. The good news about many of our learning paths, you can start from the fundamentals to highly specialized training.

How up-to-date are your courses and support materials?

We continuously work with our vendors to evaluate and refresh course material to reflect the latest training courses and best practices.

Are your instructors seasoned trainers who have deep knowledge of the training topic?

ExitCertified instructors have an average of 27 years of practical IT experience. They have also served as consultants for an average of 15 years. To stay up to date, instructors will at least spend 25 percent of their time learning new emerging technologies and courses.

Do you provide hands-on training and exercises in an actual lab environment?

Lab access is dependent on the vendor and the type of training you sign up for. However, many of our top vendors will provide lab access to students to test and practice. The course description will specify lab access.

Will you customize the training for our company’s specific needs and goals?

We will work with you to identify training needs and areas of growth.  We offer a variety of training methods, such as private group training, on-site of your choice, and virtually. We provide courses and certifications that are aligned with your business goals.

How do I get started with certification?

Getting started on a certification pathway depends on your goals and the vendor you choose to get certified in. Many vendors offer entry-level IT certification to advanced IT certification that can boost your career. To get access to certification vouchers and discounts, please contact Edu_customerexperience@techdata.com

Will I get access to content after I complete a course?

You will get access to the PDF of course books and guides, but access to the recording and slides will depend on the vendor and type of training you receive.

Very good material, the instructor was clear explaining the topics, and the labs were easy to follow it.

Provided good amount of material and a great instructor to teach the material.

They were very good. They made sure everyone was able to get into the training and got all of the material needed for class.

Class was very informative, although one lab didnt but will try again later

Brandon was a great instructor. The virtual course materials and labs provided were very informative.

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