In the dark ages of technology, which some of us find ourselves still living in, there’s a disconnect between development and operations. Developers throw code over the proverbial wall, and it’s up to operations to get the code into production and keep it running.

This disconnect ends up wasting time for everyone and doesn’t produce the best quality software possible. This learning path was designed to serve as an introduction to DevOps, a philosophy of the ...

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Learning Path Steps

1 courses

Course Description Modern software systems are becoming increasingly complex, to meet quality, availability and security demands. And these systems are changing rapidly to keep up with the needs of end-users. With all of the changes, how do you ensure stab...

2 courses

Course Description Continuous integration is the first step toward a completely automated development, deployment and operations pipeline. It helps to mitigate integration issues, and catch known issues early via automated testing. If you're new to continu...

3 courses

Introduction to Continuous Delivery There was a time where it was commonplace for companies to deploy new features on a bi-monthly or monthly, and in some cases even quarterly basis. Long gone are the days where companies can deploy on such an extended sc...

4 labs

For controlled deployments and efficient deployment services of code on EC2 instances, Elastic Beanstalks provides a superior interaction model and developer tools experience.

5 labs

Deploy a PHP applicationusing Chef with Amazon OpsWorks.

6 courses

Introduction to Operations What happens once your software is actually running in production? Ensuring that it stays up-and-running is important. And depending on what the system does, and how much traffic it needs to handle, that may not be particularly e...

7 labs

Learn how to monitor AWS Cloud systems by building a log aggregation system running the ELK stack (Elasticsearch, Logstash, and Kibana).

8 exam-filled

Exam: DevOps Fundamentals

About the Author

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Ben Lambert is the Director of Engineering and was previously the lead author for DevOps and Microsoft Azure training content at Cloud Academy. His courses and learning paths covered Cloud Ecosystem technologies such as DC/OS, configuration management tools, and containers. As a software engineer, Ben’s experience includes building highly available web and mobile apps.

When he’s not building the first platform to run and measure enterprise transformation initiatives at Cloud Academy, he’s hiking, camping, or creating video games.

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