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Getting Started with Concourse CI

by George Smith

This course will teach you how to install and deploy Concourse CI, how to configure resources, create tasks, combine the tasks into jobs, and combine jobs into pipelines.

What you'll learn

Modern DevOps solutions address many of the drawbacks of classic CI/CD systems like Jenkins–system instability, clunky UI, limitations to scale, programming language support, and more. In this course, Getting Started with Concourse CI, you’ll learn how to create and manipulate the basic building blocks Concourse CI offers to DevOps professionals for seamless, robust builds and releases. First, you’ll explore the high-level Concourse CI architecture and its main components, followed by Concourse CI installation. Next, you’ll discover how to configure resources, create tasks, and combine tasks to define jobs. Finally, you’ll learn how to combine jobs into pipelines and execute them via the Concourse Fly CLI to produce the necessary artifacts. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of a skilled Concourse CI DevOps engineer that are needed to deploy and manage the product with confidence.

About the author

George Smith has spent more than 25 years in the IT industry. During this time he has held a variety of positions, starting with web UI development and business analysis, progressing with system administration and infrastructure, then switching to core systems programming, technical consulting, and finally becoming an E-Commerce Architect and Subject Matter Expert. He is well versed in modern trends like Containerization, Infrastructure as Code, Serverless computing models, and more. George demo... more

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