DevOps CI/CD Pipeline

Course Description

Building, testing and deploying code doesn’t have to be complex and time-consuming. This course will teach students how to create and use an end-to-end CI/CD pipeline that validates, automates, and stores code changes for faster, more secure delivery. In this course, attendees will learn the software and processes for building, testing, and deploying code. Upon completion of this course, attendees will know how to operate and maintain a DevOps pipeline that ensures only high-quality and approved code gets deployed into production, backs up all code in source control management, and automates code changes.

Course Duration 

Standard Duration is 3 to 5 days, depending on the options chosen.  Exact duration will be shown after you create an outline.

We uniquely offer the exact toolchain you want. Generate a course outline of the tools you want to learn or choose the ‘generic’ options:

Course Agenda 

  • Git source and version control management. This course will teach you the fundamentals of using git so you can effectively share, collaborate, backup and version any code. 
  • Configuration management. We’ll teach you how to configure and spin up servers (web, database, load balancer, or any application servers), using a configuration management tool and code stored in git. 
  • Testing and continuous integration /  continuous deployment. Learn to integrate git and configuration management with a CI/CD tool to build, test, and deploy code into test, staging, and production environments, creating an automated end-to-end DevOps pipeline.

Course Duration as Configured: 3 Days

Git: Source Control Management: Generic Git

  • Purpose and overview of Git
  • Use cases for Git
  • Git flow
  • Git providers
  • Git configuration
  • Finding help on Git
  • Creating Local Git Repositories
  • Basic Commands: add, commit, status, log
  • Comparing commits: git diff
  • Using a Repository: git push
  • Branches: creating, merging and deleting
  • Resolving merge conflicts
  • Managing Pull Requests
  • Using SSH keys with git platform private repositories

Continuous Integration / Continuous Delivery (CI/CD): Generic CI/CD

  • CI/CD = Continuous Integration / Continuous Deployment
  • Purpose & history
  • Architecture
  • Initializing CI/CD
  • Project and Workflow configurations
  • CI/CD as Code
  • Managing your Projects and Workflows
  • Managing credentials and secrets
  • Distributing workloads
  • Integrating with Source Control Management
  • Triggering builds automatically
  • Notifications: Approvals, Successes and Failures
  • Requiring human input
  • Automated configuration management with linting
  • Integration testing using CI/CD
  • CI/CD Integration with managed nodes
  • Continuous deployment through CI/CD

Configuration Management: Generic Configuration Management

  • Purpose and Use Cases for configuration management
  • Architecture and Call Flow
  • Creating idempotent policies to manage server configurations
  • Linting and Integration Testing
  • Adding managed nodes to your infrastructure

Notifications: Generic Notifications

  • Integrating CI/CD with instant messaging
  • Using instant messaging for CI/CD approvals and notifications

Managed OS: Linux Only

  • Management of Linux Servers only

Course Availability: Contact for Availability