DevOps Practices and Principles, Certificate

  • Application Deadline
  • 1 month
    Duration
  • English
    Language
EdX is an online learning platform trusted by over 12 million users offering the DevOps Practices and Principles Certificate in collaboration with MicrosoftX. An introduction to the core values, principles and practices involved in implementing DevOps environments and solutions.

About

This DevOps Practices and Principles Certificate is part of the Microsoft Professional Program in DevOps Professional Certificate, offered by EdX in partnership with MicrosoftX.

This course provides the fundamental concepts to prepare you for deeper dives into specific DevOps practices. 

We will cover deploying and configuring standardized infrastructure, automating builds and deployments using continuous integration and continuous deployment with Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS) and automating testing before release and whilst in production. 

The course will also cover continuous learning from production, and how to improve and scale business results based on application monitoring.

After completing this course, you should be able to understand how to begin crafting a release pipeline that includes continuous integration techniques, continuous testing practices, monitoring, treating infrastructure and configuration as code, and deploying frequently and automatically. 

It is intended for both Development and Operations professionals, who are interested in learning and adopting DevOps practices.

What you'll learn
  • DevOps core values, principles and practices
  • How to deploy to IaaS and PaaS environments in Microsoft Azure using ARM templates, Desired State Configuration (DSC) and other deployment tools
  • Build and deploy applications automatically to Dev, Test and Production environments 
  • Continuous learning from production to improve and scale business results
  • Unit tests, Integration tests, load tests, UI tests and test driven-development
  • Data retention strategies, exposure control strategies, and hypothesis-driven development

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date Application deadline and start date were not specified by the programme.
  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 1 months
    • Intensity 2 hrs/week
    • Duration description

      4 weeks, 2 to 4 hours per week

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
    • Time flexibility
      Self-paced
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

This course contains the following content
  • Module 0: Course Overview:
    • Welcome
    • Course Overview
    • Pre-Course Survey
  • Module 1: DevOps Fundamentals
    • Overview
    • Why DevOps
    • Sustainable DevOps
    • Compliance and security in DevOps
    • Change Agents and the DevOps Journey
    • Supplemental learning
    • Review Questions
  • Module 2: Deploy and Configure Standardized Environments
    • Overview
    • Environments in IaaS/PaaS and with Containers
    • ARM Templates and Desired State Configuration
    • Supplemental learning
    • Review Questions
  • Module 3: Build and Deploy Automatically to Production Often and Consistently
    • Overview
    • Automated Builds
    • Automated Deployments
    • Package Management and Containers
    • Lab: Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment
    • Supplemental learning
    • Review Questions
  • Module 4: Test Automatically Before and In Production
    • Overview
    • DevOps Testing Concepts
    • Continuous Testing
    • Lab: Testing in Production
    • Supplemental learning
    • Review Questions

Lecturers

  • Eamonn Kelly - Content Developer, Microsoft

  • Samantha Lindsey-Ahmed - Senior Content Developer, Microsoft

English Language Requirements

This programme requires students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Schedule IELTS

Academic Requirements

Prerequisites

  • Experience working in an organization delivering software,either in development or in operations
  • Knowledge and experience working with Cloud based solutions,preferably experience using Microsoft Azure

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    99 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 99 USD for the full programme and a duration of 1 months.
  • National Applies to you

    99 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 99 USD for the full programme and a duration of 1 months.
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