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Introduction to DevOps - Revised

Learn how DevOps can bring significant benefits to a business with this free software development course.

Software Engineering
Free Course
This free online introduction to DevOps course will introduce you to concepts and practices behind DevOps which can lead to improved customer satisfaction, improved productivity and efficiency, and the increased ability to build the right product by fast experimentation. You will learn its benefits as a collaboration and communication methodology for both software developers and other information-technology (IT) professionals, and more!
  • Duration

    1.5-3 Hours
  • Certification

  • Mobile Friendly

  • Publisher

    Channel 9
  • Accreditation






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This course begins by discussing the benefits of DevOps. High performing organizations are twice as likely to exceed their profitability, market share, and productivity goals with DevOps, allowing you to have more room for change and more stability at the same time. With this course, you will learn some of the DevOps practices and load testing. You will also learn about infrastructure as code and how continuous integration has changed over time.

You will then study the difference between continuous deployment and release management. There are three stages of deployment namely Development, Staging, and Production. With this course, you will learn to measure how long it takes for someone to approve a stage. Next, you will study the role of agents in DevOps as well as look into advanced DevOps practices, application performance monitoring, availability monitoring, and configuration management. In addition, you will also learn how artefacts can be used in DevOps.

DevOps can bring significant benefits such as shorter time-to-market, better product quality, and more reliable releases. Upon the completion of this course, you will have a better understanding of the different aspects of DevOps and use it to establish a culture and environment where building, testing, and releasing software can happen rapidly, frequently, and more reliably. Check out this free online course to enhance your software development skills and boost your career now!

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Learning Outcomes

After studdying this course you should be able to:

  • List the benefits of DevOps.
  • List some of DevOps practices.
  • Describe load testing.
  • Explain infrastructure as code.
  • Distinguish between continuous deployment and release management.
  • Explain the role of agents in DevOps.
  • Describe how artifacts can be used in DevOps.
  • Define configuration management.
  • Explain application performance monitoring and availability monitoring.
  • List some advanced DevOps practices. 


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