The Git Workflow and GitOps

16 Ratings

Course Number: GIT-104

Duration: 3 days (19.5 hours)

Format: Live, hands-on

Git Training Overview

This Git Workflow and GitOps training course teaches attendees how to collaborate and automate workflows and processes using Git. Students learn how to use one of the many Git Repository platforms, such as GitHub, GitLab, or Bitbucket. In addition, participants learn how to create an automated CI/CD pipeline and get the most out of GitOps. 

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.

In addition, some Programming courses are available as live, online classes for individuals.

Objectives

  • Understand Git fundamentals
  • Be able to manage a local repository
  • Collaborate as a team
  • Leverage the pull/merge request workflow
  • Apply their Git knowledge to almost any Git platform (GitHub, etc)
  • Use automation best practices leveraging Git
  • Set up simple CI/CD pipelines using Git and their pre-selected Git platform

Prerequisites

No prior experience with Git is presumed. Prior experience with other version control systems is helpful but not required. Experience with the command-line or DOS command prompt is preferred. Experience with Docker and the concepts of containerization are beneficial but not required.

Outline

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Introduction to Source Code Management
  • The Core Principles of Change Management
  • The Power to Undo Changes
  • Audit Trails and Investigations
  • Reproducible Software
Git Introduction and Basics
  • Introduction to Git
  • Trees and Commits
  • Configuring Git
  • Adding, Renaming, and Removing Files
Reviewing and Editing the Commit History
  • Reviewing the Commit History
  • Revision Shortcuts
  • Fixing Mistakes
Improving Your Daily Workflow
  • Simplifying Common Commands with Aliases
  • Ignoring Build Artifacts
  • Saving Changes for Later Use (Stashing)
Branching
  • Branching Basics
  • Listing Differences Between Branches
  • Visualizing Branches
  • Deleting Branches
  • Tagging
Merging
  • Merging Basics
  • Merge Conflicts
  • Merging Remote Branches
Remote Repositories
  • Remote Repositories
  • Synchronizing Objects with Remotes
  • Tracking Branches
  • Remote branch management
  • Forking and working with upstreams
Collaboration through a platform
  • Introduction to GitHub
  • Git Repositories on GitHub
  • Daily Workflow
  • Using pull requests and code reviews
History Management
  • Rebasing
  • Cherry picking
  • Squashing
  • Advanced workflows
Workflows and Best Practices
  • Branch strategies
  • Remote strategies
  • Tagging strategies
Automation with Git
  • Leveraging hooks
  • Commit templates
  • Actions and Pipelines
  • GitHub/GitLab “Pages”
Intro to Containerization
  • Images & Containers
  • Basics of Docker
  • Orchestration
  • Basics of Kubernetes
GitHub Actions (Workflows)
  • Running Tests
  • Caching and passing artifacts
  • Branch-specific tasks
  • Handling different environments
  • Runners
  • Service Containers
  • Deploying with Git
  • CI/CD with Actions
Infrastructure as Code
  • Declarative Infrastructure
  • Image Management
  • Storing Secrets / Environment Variables
GitOps
  • Intro to core concepts
    • Understanding GitOps compared to DevOps and “Infra as Code”
  • Push vs Pull based deployments
  • Operators (and Flaggers)
  • Common approaches to GitOps
Conclusion

Training Materials:

All attendees receive comprehensive course materials.

Software Requirements:

  • Git 2.x or later
  • Internet access for all attendees and the instructor


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