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DevOps Essentials

Course

Intro Video

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Terrence Cox

Senior Vice President of Content

A veteran of twenty years in Information Technology in a variety of roles. He has worked in development, security and infrastructure well before they merged into what we now call DevOps. He provides training in Linux, VMWare, DevOps (Ansible, Jenkins, etc) as well as containers and AWS topics. He now leads the Training Architects to produce the courses and content we all know and love!

Length

00:00:00

Difficulty

Beginner

Videos

12

Course Details

As IT continues in redefining and redrawing the typical lines of delineation between hardware and software, development and operations, the DevOps movement continues to lead the way. In this course, we will take a look at the terms, processes and tools that have influenced or enabled DevOps and let to where we are today.

Syllabus

Introduction to Linux Academy - Maximize Your Experience

Introduction to Linux Academy - Maximize Your Experience

00:15:10

Lesson Description:

Maximize your Linux Academy experience.

Introduction

Introduction to DevOps

00:05:25

Lesson Description:

In this video, we do just what you would expect and introduce you to DevOps and talk a little about the IT evolution of the movement.

Traditional Responsibility Silos

00:07:14

Lesson Description:

After our introduction, we are going to back pedal a bit and talk about how we got here. We will discuss traditional operations and development silos and how those view points needed to change.

Terminology

IaaS: Infrastucture as a Service

00:05:22

Lesson Description:

Let's now explore some of the building blocks that helped to evolve IT. In this video we talk about Infrastructure as a Service and how the changes made in support of this new way of thinking pushed IT into a new paradigm called DevOps.

PaaS: Platform as a Service

00:04:58

Lesson Description:

Let's now explore some of the building blocks that helped to evolve IT. In this video we talk about Platform as a Service and how the changes made in support of this new way of thinking pushed IT into a new paradigm called DevOps.

SaaS: Software as a Service

00:05:05

Lesson Description:

Let's now explore some of the building blocks that helped to evolve IT. In this video we talk about Software as a Service and how the changes made in support of this new way of thinking pushed IT into a new paradigm called DevOps.

Processes

Build Automation

00:05:55

Lesson Description:

Our discussion now moves to the processes that support, influence and enable DevOps. We will talk about Build Automation and how that is a key element in any DevOps organization.

Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment

00:05:49

Lesson Description:

We are going to talk about two concepts that are similar but different and often mistakenly used interchangeably. Although they are related in how they work together, its important that any DevOps organization understand the key differences of each.

Tools

Jenkins

00:04:12

Lesson Description:

In this video, we are going to look at one of the most commonly used DevOps (and important) tools in any engineers toolkit. We will talk about what Jenkins is, what it can do and how it enables any true DevOps organization.

Chef and Puppet

00:07:39

Lesson Description:

The rallying cry of DevOps "treat your infrastructure as code" is the key tenet in the use of both of these tools. We will talk about Chef and Puppet as configuration management tools and the different approach each one takes.

Docker

00:08:12

Lesson Description:

Although Docker plays a little further up the stack than some of the other tools in our belt, it is nonetheless and extremely valuable "container" of DevOps functionality!

Where Do I Go from Here?

Where Do I Go from Here?

00:02:30

Lesson Description:

Where do I go from here?

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