Continuous Delivery Ecosystem Foundation (CDEF)

 

Course Overview

The Continuous Delivery Ecosystem Foundation course equips IT professionals with the broad-based competencies necessary in architecting and orchestrating effective and efficient automated deployment pipelines.

Who should attend

The target audience for the Continuous Delivery Ecosystem Foundation course is anyone interested in learning about the principles of Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery, such as:

  • Build Engineers
  • Enterprise Architects
  • IT Managers
  • Maintenance and Support Staff
  • Operational and Infrastructure Teams
  • Project Managers
  • QA Managers
  • Release Managers and Engineers
  • Software Developers
  • Security Professionals
  • Testers

Prerequisites

An understanding and knowledge of common DevOps terminology and concepts and related work experience are recommended.

Course Content

Course Introduction
  • Course goals
  • Course agenda
CDEF Concepts
  • Continuous delivery (CD) definition
  • Architecting for continuous delivery
  • Continuous delivery and DevOps
  • Relationships between CD, Waterfall, Agile, ITIL, and DevOps
  • Benefits of continuous delivery
CDEF Culture
  • Importance of culture to the CD Architect
  • What a CD Architect can do about culture
  • How to maintain culture
  • Assignment: DevOps culture and practices to create flow
Design Practices for Continuous Delivery
  • Why design is important to continuous delivery
  • CD Architect’s role in design
  • Key design principles
  • CD best practices
  • Microservices and containers
Continuous Integration
  • Continuous integration (CI) defined
  • CD Architect’s role in CI
  • Importance of CI
  • Benefits of CI
  • CI best practices
  • Assignment: Optimizing CI workflows
Continuous Testing
  • Continuous testing (CT) defined
  • Importance of CT
  • Benefits of CT
  • CD Architect’s role in CT
  • Five tenets of CT
  • CT best practices
  • Assignment: Handling environment inconsistencies
Continuous Delivery and Deployment
  • Continuous delivery defined
  • Continuous deployment defined
  • Benefits of continuous delivery and deployment
  • CD Architect’s role in continuous delivery and deployment
  • Continuous delivery and deployment best practices
  • Assignment: Distinguishing continuous delivery and deployment
Continuous Monitoring
  • Continuous monitoring defined
  • Importance of continuous monitoring
  • CD Architect’s role in continuous monitoring
  • Continuous monitoring best practices
  • Assignment: Monitoring build progress
Infrastructure and Tools
  • Importance of infrastructure and tools
  • CD Architect’s role in infrastructure and tools
  • Building a DevOps toolchain
  • Infrastructure/tools best practices
  • Assignment: identifying common infrastructure/tool components
Security Assurance
  • Importance of security assurance
  • DevSecOps and Rugged DevOps defined
  • CD Architect’s role in security
  • Security best practices
  • Assignment: Applying security practices
Capstone exercise
  • Identifying toolchain and workflow improvements
Summary
Additional Sources of Information
Exam Preparations
  • Exam requirements
  • Sample exam review

Prices & Delivery methods

Online Training

Duration
2 days

Price (excl. tax)
  • 1,490.— €
Classroom Training

Duration
2 days

Price (excl. tax)
  • Germany: 1,490.— €
  • Switzerland: CHF 1,290.—
 

Schedule

Instructor-led Online Training:   Course conducted online in a virtual classroom.

English

Time zone: Central European Time (CET)   ±1 hour

Online Training Time zone: British Summer Time (BST)
Online Training Time zone: British Summer Time (BST)
Online Training Time zone: Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)