DevOps Boot Camp Training – GTDBT

Course Description

This course explains the theory as well as provides hands on experience with the main facets of DevOps. DEVOPS INSTITUTE LOGO

The facets explored are:

  • Continuous Integration
  • Version Control
  • Automation
  • Monitoring and Measurement
  • Configuration Management
  • Continuous Quality
  • Containerization
  • Collaboration

 

Duration

3 Days

 

Target Audience

Enterprise Architects, Solution Architects, Information Technology Architects, Senior Developers, and Team Leaders.

 

Course Prerequisites

Foundational knowledge of the software delivery problem domain. Some knowledge of executing Linux shell commands is recommended, but not mandatory.

 

Suggested Follow on Courses

There are a number of options. Please contact us for further information.

 

Course Content

Chapter 1. What is DevOps

  • Dev and Ops Views
  • Leading By Example …
  • What is DevOps?
  • More DevOps Definitions
  • DevOps and Software Delivery Life Cycle
  • Main DevOps’ Objectives
  • The Term “DevOps” is Evolving!
  • Infrastructure as Code
  • Agile IT in the Cloud
  • DevOps on the Cloud
  • Prerequisites for DevOps Success
  • Alignment with the Business Needs
  • Collaborative Development
  • Continuous Testing and Integration
  • Continuous Release and Deployment
  • Continuous Application Monitoring
  • Benefits of DevOps
  • What is Involved in DevOps
  • Summary

Chapter 2. Configuration Management

  • What is Chef?
  • Deployment / License
  • Who uses Chef
  • Chef Architecture
  • Chef Components
  • Workstation
  • Recipe
  • Cookbook
  • Ruby
  • Knife
  • Node
  • Chef-client
  • Chef Server
  • Chef Analytics
  • Chef Supermarket
  • Salient Features of Chef
  • Supported Platforms
  • Chef Components
  • Chef Server
  • Chef Server prerequisites
  • Install Configuration Scenarios
  • Standalone Installation
  • Installing Optional Chef Server Components
  • Workstation
  • Chef DK
  • Chef DK Prerequisites
  • Chef Repository
  • Installing Chef DK
  • Install Git
  • Set up chef-rep
  • Create the chef-repo
  • Create .chef Directory
  • Move .pem Files
  • Create knife.rb File
  • Add Ruby to Path
  • Get SSL Certificates
  • Verify Install
  • Bootstrapping a Node
  • Ohai
  • Ohai Attributes
  • Cookbooks
  • Components of a Cookbook
  • Attributes
  • Metadata
  • Recipes
  • Resources
  • Directory Resource
  • Package Resource
  • Service Resource
  • File Resource
  • Template Resource
  • Script Resource
  • User Resource
  • Additional Chef Advanced Features
  • Summary

Chapter 3. Containerization

  • Containerization (Virtualization)
  • Hypervisors
  • Hypervisor Types
  • Type 1 hypervisors
  • Type 2 hypervisors
  • Type 1 vs Type 2 Processing
  • Paravirtualization
  • Virtualization Qualities (1/2)
  • Virtualization Qualities (2/2)
  • Disadvantages of Virtualization
  • Containerization
  • Virtualization vs Containerization
  • Where to Use Virtualization and Containerization
  • Popular Containerization Systems
  • What are Linux Containers
  • Docker
  • OpenVZ
  • Solaris Zones (Containers)
  • What is Docker
  • Where Can I Ran Docker?
  • Docker and Containerization on Linux
  • Linux Kernel Features: cgroups and namespaces
  • The Docker-Linux Kernel Interfaces
  • Docker Containers vs Traditional Virtualization
  • Docker as Platform-as-a-Service
  • Docker Integration
  • Docker Services
  • Docker Application Container Public Repository
  • Competing Systems
  • Docker Command-line
  • Starting, Inspecting, and Stopping Docker Containers
  • Docker Benefits
  • Summary

Chapter 4. Continuous Integration

  • What is Continuous Integration
  • What is Continuous Integration (cont’d)
  • What is Continous Integration (cont’d)
  • Integration Tools
  • Typical Setup for Continuous Integration
  • Jenkins Continuous Integration
  • Jenkins Features
  • Running Jenkins
  • Chef Delivery
  • Chef Delivery Pipeline
  • Chef Delivery Pipeline (Contd.)
  • Continuous Integration (Perforce Plugin for Jenkins)
  • Jenkins Integration with various Version Control Solutions
  • Jenkins Job
  • Perforce Plugin Installation
  • Apache Maven
  • Goals of Maven
  • What is Apache Maven?
  • What is Apache Maven (cont’d)
  • Why Use Apache Maven?
  • The Maven EcoSystem
  • Consistent Easy-to-Understand Project Layout
  • Convention Over Configuration
  • Maven is Different
  • Maven Projects have a Standardized Build
  • Effect of Convention Over Configuration
  • Importance of Plugins
  • A Key Point on Maven!
  • Summary

Chapter 5. Version Control

  • What is Version Control
  • What is Version Control (cont’d)
  • History of Version Control
  • “Undo” Capability
  • Collaboration
  • Collaboration (Cont’d)
  • Communication and Sharing
  • Auditing and Tracking
  • Release Engineering, Maintenance, SDLC
  • Diagnostics
  • Distributed Version Control
  • Integrating Version Control into Jenkins
  • Perforce
  • Important Perforce Terms
  • Perforce Clients
  • SVN
  • SVN vs CVS
  • SVN Installation
  • SVN Life Cycle
  • Some Useful Commands
  • Some Useful Commands (Contd.)
  • What is Git
  • Git’s Design Goals
  • Git’s Design Goals (cont’d)
  • Branching and Merging
  • Branching and Merging (cont’d)
  • Centralized Version Control
  • Distributed Version Control
  • Git Basics
  • Git Basics (Cont’d)
  • Git Basics (cont’d)
  • Getting Git
  • Git on the Server
  • Git Repository Managers
  • Git on Somebody Else’s Server
  • Using Git
  • Definitions
  • Definitions (cont’d)
  • Repository (cont’d)
  • Definitions (cont’d)
  • Commit
  • Commit (continued)
  • How to Think About Commits
  • Viewing History
  • Configuring Git
  • Configuration Scope
  • User Identification
  • User Identification (cont’d)
  • GPG Signing
  • Gnu Privacy Guard
  • GPG Basics
  • GPG and Git
  • .gitignore
  • Other Useful Configurations
  • Mercurial
  • Installation
  • Some Useful Commands
  • Some Useful Commands (Contd.)
  • Team Foundation Version Control
  • TFVC Workspaces
  • TFVC Capablities
  • Atomic Check-In
  • Check-In Policies
  • Shelving
  • Team Visiblity
  • Locks
  • Labeling
  • Branching
  • Branch Visualization and Tracking
  • Cross-Platform Support
  • Disconnected Work
  • Summary

Chapter 6. Automation Scripting

  • Why Automate
  • When to Automate
  • Goals for Scripting
  • Error Handling
  • Logging
  • Automating Versioned Builds
  • Automating Deployment
  • Automating Continuous Integration Tests
  • Automated Cleanup
  • Introduction to Shell Scripts
  • Basic Shell Script
  • Return Status
  • Variables
  • Special Variables
  • Arrays
  • Operators
  • Conditional Statements
  • Conditional Statements (contd.)
  • Loops
  • Loops – while
  • Loops – for
  • Loops – until
  • Loops – select
  • Introduction to Python
  • Basic Python Script
  • Python Comments
  • Assignment Not Allowed in Expressions
  • Variable Naming
  • Variable Assignment
  • Numbers
  • Strings
  • Lists
  • Tuples
  • Dictionary
  • Some Useful Data Type Conversion Functions
  • Operators
  • Decision Making
  • Block Scope
  • While Loop
  • For Loop
  • Break and Continue
  • Functions
  • Exceptions
  • Classes
  • Using Classes
  • Inheritance
  • Modules
  • Introduction to Ruby
  • Executing a Ruby File
  • Ruby Objects
  • Creating a Hash
  • Setting Value of a Key
  • Getting Value of a Key(s)
  • Conditionals and Flow
  • Methods
  • Classes
  • Including External Ruby Files
  • Introduction to Perl
  • Perl and Programmers
  • First Perl Script
  • Summary

Chapter 7. Continuous Code Quality

  • Continuous Code Quality
  • What is SonarQube
  • SonarQube – Benefits
  • SonarQube (Multilingual)
  • Seven Axes of Quality
  • Potential Bugs
  • Tests
  • Comments and Duplications
  • Architecture and Design
  • Complexity
  • SonarQube Installation
  • SonarQube Components
  • Code Quality (LOC, Code Smells)
  • Code Quality (Project Files)
  • Code Quality (Code)
  • Summary

Chapter 8. Continuous Monitoring

  • What is Continuous Monitoring
  • Monitoring Tools
  • Dynatrace Application Monitoring
  • Dynatrace Application Monitoring (contd.)
  • Dynatrace Application Monitoring
  • Splunk
  • Splunk Functionalities
  • Splunk Searching
  • Splunk Functions
  • Nagios
  • Nagios (contd.)
  • Nagios – Installation
  • Nagios – Hosts
  • Nagios – Web User Interface (Hosts)
  • Nagios – Monitoring Services
  • Nagios – Monitoring Services (contd.)
  • Monitoring HTTP
  • Monitoring FTP
  • Monitoring SSH
  • Monitoring SMTP
  • Monitoring POP3
  • Monitoring IMAP
  • Summary

Chapter 9. Collaboration

  • What is JIRA?
  • License
  • JIRA Technical Specifications
  • Issues
  • Who uses JIRA
  • JIRA Products
  • JIRA Core
  • JIRA Software
  • JIRA Service Desk
  • What a typical project involves?
  • JIRA Integration
  • Integrating JIRA into Jenkins
  • Summary

Chapter 10. The Journey

  • Agile Development
  • Agile Development (cont’d)
  • What is Continuous Integration
  • What is Continuous Integration (cont’d)
  • What is Continous Integration (cont’d)
  • Typical Setup for Continuous Integration
  • DevOps in the Enterprise
  • Scaling DevOps
  • Scaling DevOps (Organization Structure)
  • Scaling DevOps (Locality)
  • Scaling DevOps (Team Flexiblity)
  • Scalling DevOps (Teams: Hiring as Scaling)
  • Scaling DevOps (Teams: Employee Retention)
  • DevOps Myths
  • DevOps Anti-Patterns (Blame Culture)
  • DevOps Anti-Patterns (Silos)
  • DevOps Anti-Patterns (Root Cause Analsyis)
  • DevOps Anti-Patterns (Human Error)
  • DevOps Patterns For Success
  • DevOps Patterns For Success (Cloud)
  • DevOps Patterns For Success (Automation)
  • DevOps Patterns For Success (Culture)
  • Summary

Lab Exercises

Lab 1. Chef
Lab 2. Java, Jenkins, Maven, Tomcat, Perforce, and various SCM plugins for Jenkins
Lab 3. Docker
Lab 4. Version Control
Lab 5. Scripting 101 – Shell Scripting
Lab 6. Scripting 101 – Python
Lab 7. Apache, MySQL, and PHP
Lab 8. SonarQube
Lab 9. Nagios

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