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This module looks at the relationship between the cloud, DevOps and Agile ways of working, reflecting on the importance of the right application mindset and practices, before identifying the key considerations for migrating services to the cloud.
The objectives of this course are to provide you with and understanding of:
- what DevOps is and the importance of the right development mindset.
- the role DevOps and cloud computing play in business transformation and their link to agile ways of working.
- the primary technical security implications and controls for cloud computing.
- the key stages to migrate services in the cloud.
- the primary considerations for keeping cloud services up to date.
The course is aimed at anybody who needs a basic understanding of what the cloud is, how it works, and the important considerations for using it.
Although not essential, before you complete this course it would be helpful if you have a basic understanding of server hardware components and what a data center is.
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- They help to bring products to market faster through quicker access to development environments and streamlined development processes;
- Better automation of systems reduce the complexity and make system maintenance easier;
- Increased security through automated, repeatable processes that eliminate errors and develop security controls from the start;
- Cloud-based operations reduce downtime – facilitated by stateless cloud application development which increases availability, which then enhances business reliability and customer satisfaction.
- Scalability which allows organisations to increase capacity automatically, or at the click of a button, in response to changes in demand.
Daniel Ives has worked in the IT industry since leaving university in 1992, holding roles including support, analysis, development, project management and training. He has worked predominantly with Windows and uses a variety of programming languages and databases.
Daniel has been training full-time since 2001 and with QA since the beginning of 2006.
Daniel has been involved in the creation of numerous courses, the tailoring of courses and the design and delivery of graduate training programs for companies in the logistics, finance and public sectors.
Previous major projects with QA include Visual Studio pre-release events around Europe on behalf of Microsoft, providing input and advice to Microsoft at the beta stage of development of several of their .NET courses.
In industry, Daniel was involved in the manufacturing and logistics areas. He built a computer simulation of a £20million manufacturing plant during construction to assist in equipment purchasing decisions and chaired a performance measurement and enhancement project which resulted in a 2% improvement in delivery performance (on time and in full).