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Continuous Delivery Workshop (ICP-IDO)

  • Tuition USD $2,450
  • Reviews star_rate star_rate star_rate star_rate star_half 3223 Ratings
  • Course Code CONDELWS
  • Duration 3 days
  • Available Formats Classroom

Learn to implement Continuous Delivery strategies into your current application workflow by incorporating best practices for superior code quality, automated testing, maintenance and speed to delivery. In this 3-day continuous delivery training course, we walk you through the technical practices, necessary tools, and customized application of an enterprise Continuous Delivery program. Students will learn about workflow integration through hands-on labs, class demos, class participation exercises, video tutorials, and traditional slides and lectures. The class is highly interactive, encouraging individuals to fully participate in all exercises to retain the maximum benefits of the learning. The technologies and tools used in this class include C#, Java, TFS, Git, Jenkins, Maven, Chef, and Puppet. This course will give you the roadmap you need to make your release process a business advantage instead of a limitation to meeting business goals. Participants who complete this certification will gain an excellent foundation for implementing DevOps in their organizations and will become well-versed in avoiding common pitfalls and overcoming obstacles to DevOps implementations.

  • Students who successfully complete this course will earn the Implementing DevOps (ICP-IDO) Certification from ICAgile.

Skills Gained

  • Define and demonstrate the value of Continuous Delivery
  • Recognize the relationship between Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery
  • Set up, navigate, and manage a Continuous Delivery environment
  • Execute releases in test environments
  • Identify the most effective tools for quick release & reliable maintenance
  • Integrate Continuous Delivery methods & techniques into current workflow
  • Decrease time to market and increase quality
  • Reduce risk and costs with a continuous delivery approach

Who Can Benefit

  • Software Developers
  • Quality Assurance Professionals
  • Software Testers
  • Product Owners
  • Infrastructure Engineers
  • Development Team Members
  • Operations Team Members
  • Project Managers

Course Details

Module 1: What is Continuous Delivery?

This module will review the definition of Continuous Delivery, and why it is an essential part of high quality software design. For teams that incorporate an Agile programming approach to software development, Continuous Delivery be an integral part of the process.

  • Introduction to Continuous Delivery
  • Where does Continuous Delivery fit in the DevOps landscape?
  • How does Continuous Delivery work?
  • What are the benefits of using Continuous Delivery?
  • Anti-patterns
  • Lab: Explore a Sample CI Configuration
  • Explore CI Settings in Team Services
  • Explore Gated Check-in Settings in Team Services

Module 2: Agile Development

This Module is a high level overview of the Agile development methodology and how it fits into Continuous Delivery and the DevOps landscape.

  • Review: Agile development and the Agile Manifesto
  • Integrated development environments
  • Source control and versioning
  • Test-driven development
  • Pair programming
  • User stories
  • Developer tasks
  • Sprints
  • Lab: Be Agile with Team Services
  • Create a Team Services Account
  • Add User Stories to Team Services Project
  • Add Developer Task to User Stories
  • Test Driven Development

Module 3: Continuous Integration

This Module focuses on the definition of Continuous Integration, its relationship to Continuous Delivery, and why it is so important.

  • What is Continuous Integration?
  • How Continuous Integration fits in the DevOps landscape
  • How does Continuous Integration work?
  • Continuous Integration essentials
  • Common Continuous Integration practices
  • Benefits of Continuous Integration
  • From Continuous Integration to Continuous Delivery
  • Lab: Configure Team Services for Continuous Integration
  • Configure Check-in Policy
  • Configure Build Trigger
  • Configure Inspections and Test Execution

Module 4: Configuration and Implementation

This Module discusses the prerequisites of Continuous Delivery, and how mastering the process translates into higher quality and lower cost.

  • Version Control
  • Automated Builds
  • Automated Testing
  • Automated Acceptance Testing
  • Package Repository
  • Managing Dependencies
  • Managing Environments
  • Configuration Principles
  • Lab: Configure a Package Repository
  • Configure a Package Repository using Team Services
  • Invoke a build that deploys to the Package repository

Module 5: Deployment Pipeline and Scripting

In this Module, we will take a deep dive into the implementation, best practices, and environment of a Deployment Pipeline and Scripting Deployment.

  • What is a Deployment Pipeline?
  • Committing Code
  • Gated Acceptance Testing
  • Automating Deployment
  • Testing Stages
  • Implementing a Deployment Pipeline
  • Build Tools Overview
  • Deployment Scripting
  • Build Scripting
  • Automating Tests
  • Lab: Automating Deployment
  • Configure Build Tools (MSBuild)
  • Create Deployment Script
  • Deploy Sample Application

Module 6: Automated Testing

In this Module we will review necessary components of acceptance testing that affect Developers, Project Managers, and Testers

  • Creating Acceptance Tests
  • Automating Acceptance Tests
  • Creating Unit Tests
  • Automating Unit Tests
  • Automating Capacity Testing
  • Parallel Testing
  • Refactoring
  • Lab: Automating Test Execution
  • Automating Unit Tests
  • Automating Acceptance Tests

Module 7: Delivery vs. Deployment

This Module covers the differences between Continuous Delivery and Continuous Deployment, and the relationship that exists between them.

  • Releasing an Application
  • Deploying an Application
  • Continuous Delivery
  • Continuous Deployment
  • Virtual Environments
  • Roll back a Deployment
  • Lab: Delivery vs Deployment
  • Deliver Deployment Packages to the Package Repository
  • Deploy the current version from the Package Repository
  • Deploy a previous version from the Package Repository

Module 8: Effective Continuous Delivery Environments

In this Module, students will learn how to apply Continuous Delivery to their current environment, and the maintenance that will be necessary to sustain it.

  • Infrastructure Management
  • Communicating with the Operations Team
  • Configuration Management
  • Infrastructure in the Cloud
  • Infrastructure Maintenance
  • Lab: Cloud Services
  • Configure Azure Virtual Server
  • Save Virtual Server Image

Module 9: Managing Implementation

This module deals with components, dependencies, and versioning issues in Continuous Deployment.

  • Managing Components
  • Managing Dependencies
  • Version Control
  • Version Control Options
  • Mainline Development
  • Merging and Branching

Module 10: Managing Continuous Delivery

This module demonstrates the importance of maintenance & how it affects each release. It is important that project managers, developers, testers, and clients have a system which enables them to stay communicative and on the same page.

  • Risk Management
  • Delivery lifecycle
  • Common Pitfalls
  • Documentation is crucial!
  • Maintaining your Configuration

When does class start/end?

Classes begin promptly at 9:00 am, and typically end at 5:00 pm.

Does the course schedule include a Lunchbreak?

Lunch is normally an hour long and begins at noon. Coffee, tea, hot chocolate and juice are available all day in the kitchen. Fruit, muffins and bagels are served each morning. There are numerous restaurants near each of our centers, and some popular ones are indicated on the Area Map in the Student Welcome Handbooks - these can be picked up in the lobby or requested from one of our ExitCertified staff.

How can someone reach me during class?

If someone should need to contact you while you are in class, please have them call the center telephone number and leave a message with the receptionist.

What languages are used to deliver training?

Most courses are conducted in English, unless otherwise specified. Some courses will have the word "FRENCH" marked in red beside the scheduled date(s) indicating the language of instruction.

What does GTR stand for?

GTR stands for Guaranteed to Run; if you see a course with this status, it means this event is confirmed to run. View our GTR page to see our full list of Guaranteed to Run courses.

Does ExitCertified deliver group training?

Yes, we provide training for groups, individuals and private on sites. View our group training page for more information.

Does ExitCertified deliver group training?

Yes, we provide training for groups, individuals, and private on sites. View our group training page for more information.

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