DevOps Implementation Boot Camp

3 Day Classroom  •  3 Day Live Online
3 Day Training at your location.
Adjustable to meet your needs.
Individual:
$1995.00
Group Rate:
$1795.00
GSA Discount:
$1456.35
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Overview

This three-day DevOps boot camp is loaded with practical real-world tools and techniques. From the nation's largest Agile development trainers comes a comprehensive program to get you started on the road to DevOps success. You will leave this course fully literate in the whole array of available DevOps tools and lessons, ready to select what's right for you and chart a path to holistic long-term IT success in your own organization.

ICAgile's Foundations of DevOps Certification

ICP-FDO-DevOps-Implementation

This ICAgile certification provides an overview of core concepts for DevOps and is geared towards a broad audience of professionals, technical and non-technical. The learning objectives cover areas such as the business case for DevOps, Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery, accompanying cultural changes, operational considerations, configuration management, etc. Participants who complete this certification will gain an excellent foundation in DevOps concepts and ingredients for a successful transition.

Please note that some sessions of the DevOps Implementation Boot Camp do not offer the ICP-FDO certification upon completion of the course. To see which sessions do offer the ICP-FDO certification, please see the Upcoming Dates and Locations section.  

In this Interactive DevOps Boot Camp, You Will:

  • Learn to leverage infrastructure automation using configuration tools
  • Chart a path to continuous IT operations
  • Learn how to spot positive feedback loops in IT work and capitalize on them
  • Get real-world techniques for implementing agile concepts into infrastructure management
  • Learn how to continuously monitor capacity and operations
  • Map and visualize IT workflow to eliminate bottlenecks and streamline capacity
  • Learn techniques to effectively communicate the progress and results of your DevOps efforts to management
  • In-class discussion on the state of IaaS and PaaS, and expert updates on which cloud capabilities you should be aware of or considering
  • Implement a plan for leadership participation and transformation of the IT mentality
  • Transform IT from an unpredictable cost center to a strategic source of business value and competitive advantage
Upcoming Dates and Locations
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Oct 16, 2019 – Oct 18, 2019    8:30am – 4:30pm Denver, Colorado

Microtek Denver
999 18th Street
Suite 300 South Tower
Denver, CO 80202
United States

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Oct 21, 2019 – Oct 23, 2019    11:30am – 7:30pm Live Online
11:30am – 7:30pm
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Nov 4, 2019 – Nov 6, 2019    8:30am – 4:30pm Chicago, Illinois

Microtek Chicago
230 W. Monroe
Suite 900
Chicago, IL 60606
United States

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Nov 11, 2019 – Nov 13, 2019    8:30am – 4:30pm Dallas, Texas

Microtek Dallas
5430 Lyndon B Johnson Fwy
Three Lincoln Centre, Suite 300
Dallas, TX 75240
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Nov 11, 2019 – Nov 13, 2019    9:30am – 5:30pm Live Online
9:30am – 5:30pm
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Nov 18, 2019 – Nov 20, 2019    8:30am – 4:30pm Raleigh, North Carolina

ASPE Training
2000 Regency Parkway
Suite 335
Cary, NC 27518
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Nov 18, 2019 – Nov 20, 2019    8:30am – 4:30pm San Francisco, California

Learn IT
33 New Montgomery St.
Suite 300
San Francisco, CA 94105
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Dec 4, 2019 – Dec 6, 2019    8:30am – 4:30pm Reston, Virginia

Microtek Reston
12950 Worldgate Drive
Monument II Bldg 4th Flr
Herndon, VA 20170
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Dec 9, 2019 – Dec 11, 2019    8:30am – 4:30pm Atlanta, Georgia

Microtek Atlanta
1000 Abernathy Rd. NE Ste 194
Northpark Bldg 400
Atlanta, GA 30328
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Dec 16, 2019 – Dec 18, 2019    8:30am – 4:30pm Houston, Texas

Texas Training and Conference
11490 Westheimer Rd.
Suite 600
Houston, TX 77077
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Dec 16, 2019 – Dec 18, 2019    9:30am – 5:30pm Live Online
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Dec 17, 2019 – Dec 19, 2019    8:30am – 4:30pm Indianapolis, Indiana

Courtyard Indianapolis Castleton
8670 Allisonville Road
Indianapolis, IN 46250
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Jan 6, 2020 – Jan 8, 2020    8:30am – 4:30pm Houston, Texas

Texas Training and Conference
11490 Westheimer Rd.
Suite 600
Houston, TX 77077
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Jan 13, 2020 – Jan 15, 2020    8:30am – 4:30pm Portland, Oregon

Kinetic Technology Solutions
15495 SW Sequoia Parkway
Suite 100
Portland, OR 97224
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Jan 21, 2020 – Jan 23, 2020    8:30am – 4:30pm Live Online
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Jan 21, 2020 – Jan 23, 2020    8:30am – 4:30pm Reston, Virginia

Microtek Reston
12950 Worldgate Drive
Monument II Bldg 4th Flr
Herndon, VA 20170
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Jan 27, 2020 – Jan 29, 2020    8:30am – 4:30pm Saint Louis, Missouri

Saint Louis University - Workforce Ctr
3545 Lindell Blvd.
2nd Floor Wool Center
Saint Louis, MO 63103
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Feb 3, 2020 – Feb 5, 2020    8:30am – 4:30pm Chicago, Illinois

Microtek Chicago
230 W. Monroe
Suite 900
Chicago, IL 60606
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Feb 10, 2020 – Feb 12, 2020    8:30am – 4:30pm Charlotte, North Carolina

Doubletree Hotel Charlotte Airport
2600 Yorkmont Road
Charlotte, NC 28208
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Feb 18, 2020 – Feb 20, 2020    8:30am – 4:30pm Live Online
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Course Outline

Part 1: Introduction: DevOps – More than just Dev and Ops

  1. High-Performance IT Organizations
  2. Core Chronic Conflict
    • Siloes of job function vs. alignment of mission
    • Waste, batching and flow
  3. Where DevOps Came From
    • The Lean Movement
    • Toyota, total quality, & Deming
    • The Agile Movement
    • The Continuous Delivery Movement

Exercise: IT Lifecycles – Points of Pain

Part 2: Maturing a DevOps Practice in the Enterprise

  1. The cultural component
    • Culture vs. individual work
    • How to present the business case to leadership
    • How to keep leadership involved
    • How to dissolve operational silos over time
  2. Patterns You Can Follow
    • Lean Startup Teams
    • Collaboration Tools
    • Automate Everything You Can
    • Key tooling & automation groups
    • Reserve Time for Improvement
  3. Eliminating Waste
    • Detecting uneven demand
    • Resolving overburdened teams
    • Applying waste principles and management to IT
  4. The Involvement Principles
    • Information Security Principles
  5. Security
    • Security management and process
    • Integrating security priorities with the rest of IT
    • Transforming security from a cost center to an equity builder
    • Resolving stakeholder conflicts

Exercise: The Involvement Process

  1. Automation
    • Benefits of Automation: What to expect
    • Disruptions of Automation
    • How to prevent new bottlenecks
    • Automating Deployments
    • Leveling workflow around automation tools
    • Where should you automate?

Exercise: Choosing a Value Stream

  1. Selecting the Value Stream to Start With
  2. Value Stream Mapping

Exercise: Value Stream Mapping

  1. Plan the Transformation
  2. Product and Organization Architecture

Part 3: Your DevOps Journey: Optimize Flow

  1. Principles of Flow
    • Tracking flow in the enterprise environment
  2. Infrastructure as Code
    • Infrastructure Configuration Management
    • Configuration Management Tools Examples: Chef, Puppet, Ansible, Salt
    • Models with proven enterprise track records
    • Where to target value with laaS

Exercise: Agile Infrastructure

  1. Deployment Pipeline
    • Moving towards continuous deployments
    • Deployment Tools Examples: Jenkins & Maven
    • Iteration and frequency
    • Changing handoff procedure
    • Shared Version Control
    • Version Control Tools Examples: Git & Github
    • Artifact Management Tools Examples: Artifactory & Nexus
    • Infrastructure As Code Results

Discussion: Automating Deployment Pipelines

  1. Automated Testing
    • Testing Tools Examples: Selenium, Cucumber, & TDD toolsets
    • Code Quality & Security Scanning
    • Examples: SonarQube
  2. Continuous Integration
  3. Containerization
    • Containerization Tools Examples: Docker & Kubernetes
  4. Architecture for Reduced Risk Deployments & IT Ops
    • Microservices
    • The Strangler Pattern
    • Blue-Green Deployment Pattern
    • Virtualization & The Cloud

Case Study: Conway's Law and AWS

  1. Change Review & Coordination

Case Study: Service Architecture

Part 4: Your DevOps Journey: Amplify Feedback

  1. Principles of Feedback
  2. Telemetry: Metrics, Monitoring, Alerting
    • System Monitoring Tools Examples: Nagios, Monit & PagerDuty
    • How to choose tools and analyze their costs
    • Building M&M into operational processes
    • Log Aggregation & Tools Example: Splunk
    • How to use alerts to boost efficiency
    • Metrics
  3. Using Telemetry to Anticipate Problems
  4. Feedback for Safe Deployment of Code
  5. Hypothesis-Driven Development

Exercise: Principles of Feedback

Part 5: Your DevOps Journey: Continual Learning & Experimentation

  1. Principles of Continuous Learning
    • Knowledge Management Tools
    • More Principles
  2. Learning Culture
    • Westrum’s organizational typologies
    • Blameless Postmortems
  3. Innovation Culture
    • Rehearsing Failures
    • Knowledge Sharing
    • Reserve Time for Organizational Learning

Part 6: Conclusion and Charting Your Course

  1. Review
  2. Charting Your Course
    • Establishing a timeline
  3. Open Discussion
Who should attend

This DevOps Boot Camp is designed for the following job roles:

  • Anyone in an IT Leadership role
  • CIOs / CTOs
  • System Administrators
  • IT Operations Staff
  • Release Engineers
  • Configuration Managers
  • Anyone involved with IT infrastructure
  • Developers and Application Team leads
  • ScrumMasters
  • Software Managers and Team Leads
  • IT Project & Program Managers
  • Product Owners and Managers
Bonus Materials
  • The "DevOps Glossary of tools:" a catalog of resources with descriptions and guidance on more than 80 open-source and proprietary tools to help your IT teams succeed
  • A business case for DevOps which explains the value proposition of DevOps and provides guidance on practical implementation of DevOps principles.
  • The DevOps Handbook: How to Create World-Class Agility, Reliability, and Security in Technology Organizations by Gene Kim, Patrick Debois, John Willis, Jez Humble, (Foreword by) John Allspaw.

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