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Orchestration and Automation: The Big Picture

by Ben Weissman

Resources in IT can be rare and in addition to that, repetitive tasks are usually not very motivating for IT professionals. This course will teach you how to automate repetitive tasks and orchestrate them to run in a specific order and flow.

What you'll learn

Is your team of architects, developers, or admins constantly overwhelmed by the amount of tasks they need to work on? Are many of these tasks maybe even repetitive and unmotivating? In this course, Orchestration and Automation: The Big Picture, you’ll learn what automation and orchestration mean and how they can help you and your organization. First, you’ll explore what automation in IT means as well as when and how to use it. Next, you’ll discover the different kinds of automation. Finally, you’ll learn how to orchestrate your automated tasks so they fulfill a bigger business purpose. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of orchestration and automation needed to identify the right processes for automation and get started with finding the right solution to implement.

About the author

Ben Weissman, a Microsoft Data Platform MVP, has been working with SQL Server since SQL Server 6.5, mainly in the BI/Datawarehousing field. Besides his Pluralsight courses, Ben is also the co-author of multiple books on data and kubernetes including "SQL Server on Kubernetes ", "Azure Arc-enabled Data Services", "SQL Server Big Data Clusters" and "The Biml Book". He is also a regular speaker at international events. Ben and his team at Solisyon have been involved in more than 200 Business I... more

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