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Fundamentals of Platform Engineering

Platform Engineering is an up-and-coming discipline, geared towards building tool-chains and workflows that enable self-service for the purposes of software development. Platform engineers work to...

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$810 USD
Course Code WA3237
Duration 1 day
Available Formats Classroom, Virtual

Platform Engineering is an up-and-coming discipline, geared towards building tool-chains and workflows that enable self-service for the purposes of software development. Platform engineers work to create an “Internal Developer’s Platform” that supports the entire software development life cycle.

Skills Gained

  • Review the landscape of software development
  • Discuss related terminology such as; SDLC, CI/CD, IaC & GitOps
  • Understand the Platform Engineer's role
  • Highlight the DevSecOps Platform (DSOP) Initiative
  • Introduce Platform One and its components
  • Look into the benefits of CI/CD and continuous deployment
  • Learn about the role Kubernetes plays
  • Differentiate GitOps from DevOps
  • Cover Infrastructure as Code (IaC) and related scripting techniques
  • Discuss common GitOps tooling

Who Can Benefit

This training course is designed to help software developers and DevOps personnel to better understand the role of the Platform Engineer and for those who may be considering a transition to the role themselves.

Prerequisites

To get the most out of this course a background in software development and information technology is suggested.

Course Details

Course Outline

  • Chapter 1 - What is Platform Engineering and GitOps?
  • Chapter 2 - Platform One and Big Bang
  • Chapter 3 - CI/CD Fundamentals
  • Chapter 4 - GitOps Fundamentals
  • Review Exercises:
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