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Microsoft Future Ready: Continuous Integration Implementation

Cloudswyft via FutureLearn



Understand the building blocks of DevOps; Continuous Integration, Continuous Deployment and Continuous Delivery

DevOps is a set of practices that combines software development and IT operations. With it, you can shorten the systems development life cycle and provide continuous delivery with high software quality.

During this four-week course, you’ll discover the building blocks of DevOps to give you the strong foundational knowledge to be able to tackle more specific practices. You’ll learn about Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery and Continuous Deployment, understanding the difference between the concepts, and how they can work together to save time and improve performance.

Learn how to use functions within a DevOps development environment

You’ll delve into a DevOps development environment to understand continuous integration builds, automated testing, and continuous delivery and deployment.

You will learn how these function separately and together, and understand how these best practices help with development workflow and productivity. You’ll also strengthen your knowledge of these processes in a development environment.

Understand how to implement DevOps practices with VSTS, TFVC and Microsoft Azure

You’ll put your knowledge into practice and learn how to implement the DevOps practices of continuous integration and continuous deployment using Microsoft Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS), Team Foundation Version Control (TFVC) and Microsoft Azure.

By the end of the course, you’ll understand how to provision and de-provision infrastructure and databases, and deploy databases in release pipelines. You’ll also know how to perform continuous deployment and delivery using Jenkins and VSTS and Octopus.

This course is best suited for developers working in an organisation delivering software.

This will also suit IT pros who have some knowledge and experience working with cloud-based solutions and Microsoft Azure, and are looking to expand their skills.

The upgrade version of this course will include all the required CloudSwyft Hands-On Lab practice environments to be used by students and learners on this course, powered by CloudSwyft.

You will need a computer running Windows, Mac OSX or Linux, and a web browser.

Taught by

Marc Espos

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