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Some familiarity with software development is helpful, but not required.

Approx. 11 hours to complete

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What you will learn

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    How to diagnose a team’s delivery pipeline and bring forward prioritized recommendations to improve it

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    The skill sets and roles involved in DevOps and how they contribute toward a continuous delivery capability

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    How to review and deliver automation tests across the development stack

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    How to facilitate prioritized, iterative team progress on improving a delivery pipeline

Skills you will gain

DevopsContinuous DeliveryUnit TestingInfrastructure As CodeSystem Testing

Learner Career Outcomes

62%

started a new career after completing these courses

42%

got a tangible career benefit from this course

100% online

Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

Flexible deadlines

Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.

Beginner Level

Some familiarity with software development is helpful, but not required.

Approx. 11 hours to complete

Suggested: approximately 5 hours per week...

English

Subtitles: English

Instructor

Instructor rating4.72/5 (37 Ratings)Info
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Alex Cowan 

Faculty & Batten Fellow
Darden School of Business
145,936 Learners
12 Courses

Offered by

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University of Virginia

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

2 hours to complete

The Importance of Velocity & The Jobs of Delivery

2 hours to complete
9 videos (Total 63 min)
9 videos
What Is a Delivery Pipeline?4m
What Is a Test Stack?7m
What Is DevOps?6m
The Job of Development and DevOps6m
The Job of Test and DevOps5m
The Job of Ops and DevOps5m
Interview with Jez Humble16m
Your Delivery Pipeline- Getting Started6m
1 practice exercise
Week 1- The Importance of Velocity & The Jobs of Delivery30m
Week
2

Week 2

3 hours to complete

Your Testing Stack

3 hours to complete
14 videos (Total 76 min)
14 videos
How Many Tests?6m
Demo: Introduction to Our Sample Application5m
Demo: Introduction to Our Sample Code3m
Demo: Sample Code7m
The Small/Unit Test3m
Unit Test Example7m
Unit Test Practice Example2m
The Medium/Integration Test6m
The Medium/Integration Test Example3m
The Large/System Test6m
Introduction to System Testing4m
System Test Example10m
Creating a Culture of Experimentation2m
1 practice exercise
Week 2- Your Testing Stack30m
Week
3

Week 3

2 hours to complete

Infrastructure and The Jobs of Ops

2 hours to complete
12 videos (Total 54 min)
12 videos
Who Is this Ops Person?6m
The Job of Ops Sys Admin6m
The Job of Designing5m
The Job of Deploying2m
The Job of Maintaining3m
The Job of Monitoring3m
Version Control 1016m
The Role of Version Control5m
What's Under the Hood?6m
Kubernetes and Container Orchestration4m
Week Close48s
1 practice exercise
Week 3- Infrastructure and The Jobs of Ops30m
Week
4

Week 4

2 hours to complete

Delivering Continuously

2 hours to complete
11 videos (Total 77 min)
11 videos
The CI/CD Process7m
Feature Flags and the Blue/Green Pattern6m
Interview with Adam Zimman at LaunchDarkly6m
Microservices vs. Monoliths3m
Interview with Jim Rose4m
Interview with Ricardo at CircleCI14m
Interview with Emma Bukacek at CircleCI4m
Interview with Sam Aronoff at Honey11m
Interview with David at Intuit11m
Course Wrap-up2m
1 practice exercise
Week 4- Delivering Continuously30m
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Top reviews from Continuous Delivery & DevOps

By SMJan 4th 2020

Very beginner-friendly. I think the pace and content of this course would help relatively new software developers a lot in understanding what practices are being used in top notch companies

By EFJan 5th 2020

It is an excellent course, finishing it you have all the knowledge to be able to implement this form of work. It is very complete and will help you understand devops and be able to use it.

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