DevOps Fundamentals: Tools, Technologies, and Infrastructures

This course is designed for software professionals interested in learning DevOps or implementing DevOps in their organization


Expected Duration
116 minutes

DevOps is a software methodology where the operations and development staff participating together in the entire service lifecycle, from the design phase through to the development and production phases. In this course you will learn the fundamentals of the DevOps methodology, and the principals and processes of the DevOps workflow. You will also be introduced to various DevOps tools such as JIRA, Confluence, Bitbucket, GitHub, and HipChat and how they are used for processes such as collaboration and code sharing.


Overview, Definitions, and Terminology

  • start the course
  • describe the DevOps structure and methodology
  • recognize the patterns and evolution of a traditional SDLC, and how DevOps grew out of it
  • compare the traditional SDLC with DevOps and recognize how DevOps is used to solve software development problems
  • describe how DevOps can be used to replace the traditional SDLC
  • identify the factors involved in the widespread acceptance of the DevOps methodology
  • name the challenges created by the adoption of the DevOps methodology
  • list the major users of DevOps and describe reasons for its acceptance and adoption

Comparison to Traditional SysAdmin Roles

  • describe how DevOps is used to replace traditional hardware provisioning tasks
  • compare traditional configuration tasks with DevOps and recognize DevOps configuration tools such as Chef and Puppet
  • use DevOps to create back ends for your applications
  • configure application security through DevOps
  • provision virtual servers through DevOps and recognize DevOps virtualization tools such as Vagrant
  • compare traditional operations tasks with DevOps


  • describe the DevOps workflow
  • identify how DevOps is used when gathering software requirements
  • recognize how DevOps changes the way software is developed
  • distinguish between the DevOps stages of quality assurance and user acceptance
  • perform application builds and deployments using the DevOps methodology
  • define the steps for DevOps software releases and maintenance scheduling and recognize DevOps release tools such as Jenkins

DevOps Technology: Functions and Groupings

  • describe how HipChat is used to manage geographically separated teams
  • specify how collaboration occurs with GitHub
  • describe how JIRA is used to log and share software issues
  • use Confluence for parallel team management
  • use Bitbucket for code sharing and versioning
  • describe how DevOps is used to manage cross-platform development issues

Practice: Setting up a DevOps Environment

  • describe the software development life cycle within an organization and be able to recommend DevOps processes and tools





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