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DevOps Foundations: Core Concepts and Fundamentals

by Chris Behrens

The old gap between development and IT is bridged with DevOps. This course will teach you what the shape and form of the bridge between the two technical worlds, and how to make it happen in your enterprise.

What you'll learn

DevOps is how you bridge the gap between development and IT – in an optimal DevOps setup, everyone is a developer, and everyone is IT, with each member having their own specialization. In this course, DevOps Foundations: Core Concepts and Fundamentals, you’ll learn to automate your infrastructure. First, you’ll explore Lean software development, and the impact it has on DevOps and software in general. Next, you’ll discover what DevOps replaces specifically, and how to verify the knowledge that DevOps creates. Finally, you’ll learn how to effectively drive adoption of DevOps practices in your organization. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of the fundamentals of DevOps needed to automate your processes and infrastructure.

About the author

Chris B. Behrens is a writer, speaker and software developer, specializing in DevOps. He has been a developer and architect for more than twenty years focusing on small to medium size companies and the development changes they face. He focuses on his flavor of Fear Based Development, whereby a developer ranks their tasks in descending order of anxiety, and how to tackle them in that order. Chief among these anxiety-inducing processes is software deployment, a topic that Behrens focuses upon. He ... more

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