Continuous Delivery Ecosystem Foundation (CDEF)


Course Number: DVOP-144

Duration: 2 days (13 hours)

Format: Live, hands-on

Continuous Delivery Ecosystem Foundation (CDEF) Training Overview

Productivity and employee morale improve dramatically by having more activities performed by pipelines instead of humans so teams can focus on vision while pipelines do the execution. This Continuous Delivery Ecosystem Foundation (CDEF)sm certification training teaches attendees the processes, metrics, APls, and cultural considerations with Continuous Delivery. Attendees learn how to respond to market changes rapidly, thus being able to outmaneuver the competition, reduce risk, and lower costs while releasing higher quality solutions. In addition, this course positions learners to successfully complete the CDEF certification exam.

Note: This course includes exam vouchers for the CDEF exam.

Location and Pricing

Accelebrate offers instructor-led enterprise training for groups of 3 or more online or at your site. Most Accelebrate classes can be flexibly scheduled for your group, including delivery in half-day segments across a week or set of weeks. To receive a customized proposal and price quote for private corporate training on-site or online, please contact us.

Objectives

  • Goals, history, terminology, and pipeline fundamentals
  • 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

Prerequisites

All CDEF certification training students should have familiarity with IT terminology. IT-related work experience is recommended.

Outline

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Introduction
CDEF 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
CDEF 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 Architect’s role in design
  • Key design principles
  • CD best practices
  • Microservices and containers
Continuous Integration
  • Continuous integration (CI) defined
  • CD Architect’s role in CI
  • Importance of CI
  • Benefits of CI
  • CI best practices
Continuous Testing
  • Continuous testing (CT) defined
  • Importance of CT
  • Benefits of CT
  • CD Architect’s role in CT
  • Five tenets of CT
  • CT best practices
Continuous Delivery and Deployment
  • Continuous delivery defined
  • Continuous deployment defined
  • Benefits of continuous delivery and deployment
  • CD Architect’s role in continuous delivery and deployment
  • Continuous delivery and deployment of best practices
Continuous Monitoring
  • Continuous monitoring defined
  • Importance of continuous monitoring
  • CD Architect’s role in continuous monitoring
  • Continuous monitoring best practices
Infrastructure and Tools
  • Importance of infrastructure and tools
  • CD Architect’s role in infrastructure and tools
  • Building a DevOps toolchain
  • Infrastructure/tools best practices
Security Assurance
  • Importance of security assurance
  • DevSecOps and Rugged DevOps defined
  • CD Architect’s role in security
  • Security best practices
Additional Sources of Information
Exam Preparations
  • Exam requirements
  • Sample exam review
Conclusion

Training Materials:

  • Sixteen (16) hours of instructor-led training and exercise facilitation
  • Learner Manual (excellent post-class reference)
  • Participation in exercises and discussions designed to apply concepts
  • Case stories
  • Access to additional sources of information and communities
  • An exam voucher for each attendee

Software Requirements:

  • Laptop or desktop with i7 quad core processor or faster
  • 8GB RAM or higher
  • Internet connection (to our cloud environment) for all attendees and the instructor
  • Note: If you do not have classroom computers available with this spec, we can recommend a rental laptop vendor whose machines meet these specifications


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