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Training content

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Course - Beginner - 2h 47m
Ansible Basics - Automation Technical Overview
This course looks at the Ansible Automation Platform, how it works, and its components and features.
2
Course - Beginner - 2m
Bash Scripting and Shell Programming — Introduction
This brief Course provides an introduction to the Bash Scripting and Shell Programming Learning Path, outlining the content and explaining what you can expect to get out of it.
3
Course - Intermediate - 24m
PowerShell Byte Session
In this course, you will about the basic parts and patterns of PowerShell, different ways to get help at the command line, and how to use pipelines to create powerful chains of commands.
4
Course - Intermediate - 2h 10m
Intermediate Linux Skills
This course looks at intermediate-level skills for those who already know a bit about Linux but want to enhance that knowledge.
5
Course - Beginner - 11m
Vim Quickstart
This course covers modes in Vim and looks at the command-line version of Vim, covering how to create and edit files using it.
6
Course - Beginner - 42m
Vim Essentials
This course explores the essentials of working with Vim, namely how to navigate around files and how to delete text.
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Course - Beginner - 17m
The Vim Help System
This brief course shows you around the Vim Help System with a view to helping you become self-sufficient when learning Vim, and so that you know where to go when you need help.

Removing toil with automation is an important concept in the field of IT operations. Toil is the term used to describe repetitive, manual tasks that are tedious, error-prone, and time-consuming. Automation is a powerful tool for removing toil, as it allows organizations to replace these manual tasks with automated processes that are faster, more reliable, and less prone to error.

In this learning path, you'll explore the concept of removing toil with automation in more detail, and discuss how to implement and use automation tools such as Ansible to automate configuration of servers. We will also look at how to develop Bash and Powershell scripts to automate and remove toil in Linux and Windows environments. Additionally, we will discuss how to schedule scripts to execute automatically using services such as crontab, and how to manage and maintain scripts using Vim.

By the end of this learning objective, you will have a solid understanding of the concept of removing toil with automation, and you will be able to implement and use automation tools to automate configuration of servers. You will also be able to develop Bash and Powershell scripts to automate and remove toil in Linux and Windows environments, and you will be able to schedule scripts to execute automatically and manage and maintain them using Vim.

The content in this learning path will teach you Removing Toil with Automation to a level 2 standard. 

Learning Objectives

  • Be able to implement Ansible and use it to automate configuration of servers
  • Be able to develop Bash scripts to automate and remove toil in Linux environments
  • Be able to develop Powershell scripts to automate and remove toil in Windows environments
  • Be able to schedule scripts to execute automatically using services such as crontab
  • Be able to manage and maintain scripts using Vim
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Jeremy is a Content Lead Architect and DevOps SME here at Cloud Academy where he specializes in developing DevOps technical training documentation.

He has a strong background in software engineering, and has been coding with various languages, frameworks, and systems for the past 25+ years. In recent times, Jeremy has been focused on DevOps, Cloud (AWS, Azure, GCP), Security, Kubernetes, and Machine Learning.

Jeremy holds professional certifications for AWS, Azure, GCP, Terraform, Kubernetes (CKA, CKAD, CKS).