Pluralsight | Pivotal

Grow your Pivotal skills with these curated channels

Pluralsight and Pivotal have partnered to transform how the world builds software by creating channels with curated courses for your Pivotal journey.  Pluralsight offers in-depth, technical courses that are designed by industry experts and aligned with the latest Pivotal products. These curated channels will get you skilled up fast, with courses to help you become proficient in Pivotal Cloud Foundry. 

Just beginning? Start here with Pivotal Application Essentials

As you begin your Cloud Native Appllication Journey, building and deploying Java appliations to Pivotal Cloud Foundry, this list of topics will help you develop an essential set of skills that will be crtical to your success. Some key skills you'll learn:

  • Java Foundations
  • Understanding of Spring and Spring Boot basics
  • Basic knowledge of Git or other SCM tools
  • Basic knowledge of build and dependency management tools like Gradle or Maven
Cloud-native Architecture: The Big Picture - Richard Seroter
Course
Cloud-native Architecture: The Big Picture
Richard Seroter
Beginner
Sep 20, 2018
52m
Cloud Foundry for Developers - Richard Seroter
Course
Cloud Foundry for Developers
Richard Seroter
Beginner
Jan 7, 2015
2h 51m
Code School: Git Real - Gregg Pollack
Course
Code School: Git Real
Gregg Pollack
Beginner
Aug 1, 2012
50m
Gradle Fundamentals - Kevin Jones
Course
Gradle Fundamentals
Kevin Jones
Intermediate
Oct 12, 2015
2h 16m
Java Fundamentals: The Java Language - Jim Wilson
Course
Java Fundamentals: The Java Language
Jim Wilson
Beginner
Dec 2, 2015
7h 43m
Java Fundamentals: The Core Platform - Jim Wilson
Course
Java Fundamentals: The Core Platform
Jim Wilson
Beginner
Jul 21, 2016
7h 26m
Java Fundamentals: Object-oriented Design - Allen Holub
Course
Java Fundamentals: Object-oriented Design
Allen Holub
Beginner
Jan 20, 2017
1h 60m
Spring: The Big Picture - Dustin Schultz
Course
Spring: The Big Picture
Dustin Schultz
Beginner
May 15, 2018
1h 15m
Creating Your First Spring Boot Application - Dan Bunker
Course
Creating Your First Spring Boot Application
Dan Bunker
Intermediate
Mar 16, 2016
2h 35m

Ready for the next level? Try out the Pivotal Application Next Steps channel

You are well on your way to developing and deploying Cloud Native Java applications to Pivotal Cloud Foundry. In your journey, you may find a number of additional skills helpful. This list of topics will provide additional and supplemental training support. Here’s some of what you’ll learn:

  • Microservices Architecture
  • UApplication development using Spring Boot and Spring Cloud
  • Deploying and scaling applications using Pivotal Cloud Foundry
  • Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery
  • An understanding of web security

Ready to tackle PCF as an administrator? Start with our Platform Essentials channel

As you begin your Platform Journey in operating the Pivotal Cloud Foundry platform, there are a number of core skills that will be required as a foundation to the work you will perform. In this channel, the topics listed will help you build and expand your skills to support tasks such as:

  • Basic Linux/Bash skills
  • Additionally, familiarity with one of the typical text editors, such as vi, emacs or nano
  • Experience with basic networking concepts
  • Familiarity with container concepts
  • Knowledge of basic security concepts, such as working with public/private keys
  • Knowledge of automation technologies, such as BOSH, Puppet or Chef
  • Basic IaaS familiarity

Feel you’ve mastered the basics? Move on with the Platform Journey Next Steps channel

You are well on your way to standing up and managing your Pivotal Cloud Foundry platform. In your journey, you may find a number of additional skills helpful. This list of topics will provide additional and supplemental training support. Take a look at topics like:

  • Containers and Orchestration
  • Identity and Access Management Security
  • IaaS Platform Design and Implementation
  • Automation Fundamentals
  • Pivotal Cloud Foundry Administration

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