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Intermediate Level

Approx. 19 hours to complete

Suggested: 4 weeks of study, 2-5 hours/week...

English

Subtitles: English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
2 hours to complete

Introducing DevOps Concepts

11 videos (Total 79 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
11 videos
Module 1 Introduction1m
Defining DevOps7m
DevOps Principles: The Three Ways9m
DevOps Principles: The Seven Principles and Seven Wastes of Lean7m
DevOps Principles: Improvement Kata5m
DevOps Principles: A3 Problem Solving Framework5m
The Westrum Model for Improving Organizational Culture7m
Leadership Philosophies6m
Changing Metrics: Shifting from Outputs to Outcomes10m
DevOps Works for Everyone: Three Case Studies7m
1 reading
A Note From UC Davis10m
1 practice exercise
Module 1 Quiz30m
Week
2
2 hours to complete

Working With DevOps Mindset

8 videos (Total 57 min), 1 quiz
8 videos
The Importance of Loosely Coupled Architecture Teams8m
The Importance of Iteration and the Evolution of Roles8m
Managing Risk with DevOps7m
Dealing with Unplanned Work9m
Managing Workload with a DevOps Mindset10m
Addressing DevOps Myths: Making Work Visible6m
Addressing DevOps Myths: Work in Process6m
1 practice exercise
Module 2 Quiz30m
Week
3
4 hours to complete

Keeping Work Organized With DevOps

9 videos (Total 65 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
9 videos
Work is Work5m
Monitoring with a DevOps Mindset9m
Using Incident Reviews to Your Advantage8m
Organizational Models in DevOps: Functional Silo Structure5m
Organizational Models in DevOps: Seven Characteristics7m
Organizational Models in DevOps: Matrix, Full Stack, and Cross Functional Structures8m
Bonus Lesson: Living in a Hybrid World12m
Peer Review Assignments Overview5m
1 reading
Welcome to Peer Review Assignments!10m
1 practice exercise
Module 3 Quiz30m
Week
4
6 hours to complete

Using DevOps to Speed Up Time to Market

9 videos (Total 75 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
9 videos
Using Feedback Loops to Improve Development Speed8m
Leveraging Feature Branches6m
Configuration Management, Continuous Integration, Testing, and Delivery7m
Value Stream Mapping and Continuous Flow9m
Shifting from Big Batch to Small Batch7m
Speed Does Not Mean Low Quality6m
Bonus Lesson: My DevOps Journey25m
Course Summary2m
1 reading
Suggested Activity: Value Stream Map1h
1 practice exercise
Module 4 Quiz30m
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Top reviews from DevOps Culture and Mindset

By CBMay 23rd 2019

The course was great it answered questions I had about DevOps and provide a good guideline and references to work with.\n\nthe assignments were good and cemented the learning undertaken.

By AAAug 21st 2019

The insight and recommend KPI and approach how to manage and switch from traditional IT silos to joint the team and change the work culture is so powerful.

Instructor

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Courtney Kissler

Vice President, Nike Digital Platform Engineering
Continuing and Professional Education

About University of California, Davis

UC Davis, one of the nation’s top-ranked research universities, is a global leader in agriculture, veterinary medicine, sustainability, environmental and biological sciences, and technology. With four colleges and six professional schools, UC Davis and its students and alumni are known for their academic excellence, meaningful public service and profound international impact....

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