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DevOps Engineer Nanodegree

Improve the Software Lifecycle

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  • Nanodegree via Udacity and Google
  • $200/month for 6 months
  • 1:1 feedback - Rigorous, timely project and code reviews
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DevOps Engineer Nanodegree
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Students will build on existing skills to prepare for critical roles like devops engineer, devops automation specialist, and more.
Credential Type
Minimum 10hrs/week
6 months

DevOps is a set of guiding principles that promote excellence throughout the software development life cycle. This program will teach you how to master and implement these principles. Students from System Administration, Software Engineering, or Operations backgrounds will build on existing skills to prepare for critical roles like DevOps Engineer, DevOps Automation Specialist, and more.

Why Take This Nanodegree?

Whether you’re seeking to **lead a DevOps adaptation process** in your current organization or pursuing a **new DevOps role**, you’re going to be very in-demand after graduating from this Nanodegree program. A recent study by WIRED and CA Technologies estimates that 80% of Fortune 1000 companies will adopt DevOps by 2019, and current statistics show an increase of over 60% for new DevOps job openings. Your fluency with the core DevOps principles—pervasive automation of processes, the use of metrics to gauge the effectiveness of processes, and a culture of collaboration across organizational units—will be both valued and valuable as you advance your career!

Required Knowledge

Students of the DevOps Nanodegree program should have a working knowledge of: - Unix type operating systems - At least one scripting language (shell, Python, or Ruby) - Version control systems For students who do not meet these requirements we offer the following free introductory courses: - Linux Command Line Basics - Configuring Linux Web Servers - How to Use Git and GitHub

★★★☆☆ (7) 3 weeks Self paced
<p>The goal of this course is to take existing IT professionals, whether they come from software development or operations, and help them appreciate the challenges facing companies who are looking to embrace scalable software deployment as well as the architectures and thought processes they can use to address these challenges. </p><p>Students will start with a presentation of the problem as it stands today, then dive into the DevOps workflow and a survey of the system architectures currently being used to address this problem.</p><br/><br/><b>Why Take This Course?</b><br/><p>Based on Puppetlab&#39;s &quot;State of DevOps&quot; report for 2013 and 2014, high-performing organizations are deploying code 30 times more frequently, with 50 percent fewer failures than their lower-performing counterparts.</p><p>The report states:</p><blockquote><p>We can now assert with confidence that high IT performance correlates with strong business performance, helping to boost productivity, profitability and market.</p></blockquote><p>Adopting DevOps is the way most companies improve the performance of their IT organisations, and this course will help you take the first steps towards that goal.</p>
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