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Continuous Delivery Ecosystem Foundation (DevOps Institute)

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2 Days

12 CPD hours


The learning objectives for CDA include a practical understanding of:
Goals, history, terminology, and pipeline
The importance, practices, and transformation of a DevOps collaborative culture
Design practices, such as modular design and microservices
Continuous Integration (Cl), such as version control, builds, and remediation
Tenets and best practices of Continuous Testing (CT)
Continuous Delivery and Deployment (CD): packaging, containers, and release
Continuous Monitoring (CM): monitoring and analysis infrastructure, process, and apps
Infrastructure and tools: frameworks, tools, and infrastructure as code
Security Assurance: DevSecOps
The opportunity to hear and share real-life scenarios


This course is designed for participants who are engaged in the design, implementation, and management of DevOps deployment pipelines and toolchains that support Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery, Continuous Testing and potentially Continuous Deployment. The course highlights underpinning processes, metrics, APls and cultural considerations with Continuous Delivery. Key benefits of Continuous Delivery will be covered including increased velocity to assist organizations to respond to market changes rapidly, thus being able to outmaneuver competition, reduce risk and lower costs while releasing higher quality solutions. Increased productivity and employee morale by having more activities performed by pipelines instead of humans so teams can focus on vision while pipelines do the execution.This course prepares you for the Continuous Delivery Ecosystem Foundation(CDEF) certification.

Course Introduction
  • Course goals
  • Course agenda
CDA Concepts
  • Continuous delivery (CD) definition
  • Architecting for continuous delivery
  • Continuous delivery and DevOps
  • Relationships between CD, Waterfall, Agile, ITIL, and DevOps
  • Benefits of continuous delivery
CDA Culture
  • Importance of culture to the CD Architect
  • What a CD Architect can do about culture
  • How to maintain culture
  • Assignment: DevOps culture and practices to create flow
Design Practices for Continuous Delivery
  • Why design is important to continuous delivery
  • CD Architects role in design
  • Key design principles
  • CD best practices
  • Microservices and containers
Continuous Integration
  • Continuous integration (CI) defined
  • CD Architects role in CI
  • Importance of CI
  • Benefits of CI
  • CI best practices
  • Assignment: Optimizing CI workflows
Continuous Testing
  • Continuous testing (CT) defined
  • Importance of CT
  • Benefits of CT
  • CD Architects role in CT
  • Five tenets of CT
  • CT best practices
  • Assignment: Handling environment inconsistencies
Continuous Delivery and Deployment
  • Continuous delivery defined
  • Continuous deployment defined
  • Benefits of continuous delivery and deployment
  • CD Architects role in continuous delivery and deployment
  • Continuous delivery and deployment best practices
  • Assignment: Distinguishing continuous delivery and deployment
Continuous Monitoring
  • Continuous monitoring defined
  • Importance of continuous monitoring
  • CD Architects role in continuous monitoring
  • Continuous monitoring best practices
  • Assignment: Monitoring build progress
Infrastructure and Tools
  • Importance of infrastructure and tools
  • CD Architects role in infrastructure and tools
  • Building a DevOps toolchain
  • Infrastructure/tools best practices
  • Assignment: identifying common infrastructure/tool components
Security Assurance
  • Importance of security assurance
  • DevSecOps and Rugged DevOps defined
  • CD Architects role in security
  • Security best practices
  • Assignment: Applying security practices
Capstone exercise
  • Identifying toolchain and workflow improvements
  • Additional Sources of Information
Exam Preparations
  • Exam requirements
  • Sample exam review
Additional course details:

Nexus Humans Continuous Delivery Ecosystem Foundation (DevOps Institute) training program is a workshop that presents an invigorating mix of sessions, lessons, and masterclasses meticulously crafted to propel your learning expedition forward.

This immersive bootcamp-style experience boasts interactive lectures, hands-on labs, and collaborative hackathons, all strategically designed to fortify fundamental concepts.

Guided by seasoned coaches, each session offers priceless insights and practical skills crucial for honing your expertise. Whether you're stepping into the realm of professional skills or a seasoned professional, this comprehensive course ensures you're equipped with the knowledge and prowess necessary for success.

While we feel this is the best course for the Continuous Delivery Ecosystem Foundation (DevOps Institute) course and one of our Top 10 we encourage you to read the course outline to make sure it is the right content for you.

Additionally, private sessions, closed classes or dedicated events are available both live online and at our training centres in Dublin and London, as well as at your offices anywhere in the UK, Ireland or across EMEA.

Training Insurance Included!

When you organise training, we understand that there is a risk that some people may fall ill, become unavailable. To mitigate the risk we include training insurance for each delegate enrolled on our public schedule, they are welcome to sit on the same Public class within 6 months at no charge, if the case arises.

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