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Intermediate Level

Intermediate Level

Hours to complete

Approx. 12 hours to complete

Suggested: 4 weeks of study, 2-5 hours/week...
Available languages

English

Subtitles: English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
Hours to complete
2 hours to complete

Introducing DevOps Concepts

In this module, you'll be able to define DevOps and discuss major DevOps principles. You'll be able to explain improvement Kata, the A3 problem solving method, and the Westrum Typology for Improving Organizational Culture. You'll be able to apply DevOps principles or tactics to improve organizational culture and shift to a focus on outcomes rather than outputs....
Reading
11 videos (Total 79 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
Video11 videos
Module 1 Introduction1m
Defining DevOps7m
DevOps Principles: The Three Ways9m
DevOps Principles: The Seven Principles and Seven Wastes of Lean7m
DevOps Principles: Improvement Kata5m
DevOps Principles: A3 Problem Solving Framework5m
The Westrum Model for Improving Organizational Culture7m
Leadership Philosophies6m
Changing Metrics: Shifting from Outputs to Outcomes10m
DevOps Works for Everyone: Three Case Studies7m
Reading1 reading
A Note From UC Davis10m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Module 1 Quiz30m
Week
2
Hours to complete
2 hours to complete

Working With DevOps Mindset

In this module, you'll be able to discuss how loosely coupled architecture can help facilitate high-performing organizations. You'll be able to identify the importance of iteration and strategies for managing risk and workloads in a DevOps environment. You'll be able to identify and implement tactics for managing unplanned work. You'll be able to confidently debunk two common myths of software development and apply ways to manage and surface work in process in a DevOps environment....
Reading
8 videos (Total 57 min), 1 quiz
Video8 videos
The Importance of Loosely Coupled Architecture Teams8m
The Importance of Iteration and the Evolution of Roles8m
Managing Risk with DevOps7m
Dealing with Unplanned Work9m
Managing Workload with a DevOps Mindset10m
Addressing DevOps Myths: Making Work Visible6m
Addressing DevOps Myths: Work in Process6m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Module 2 Quiz30m
Week
3
Hours to complete
4 hours to complete

Keeping Work Organized With DevOps

In this module, you'll be able to apply some strategies to manage the work within a DevOps culture. You'll be able to discuss how best to use incident reviews. You'll be able to identify and explain different organizational structures typically used in DevOps to manage work, as well as their pros and cons. ...
Reading
9 videos (Total 65 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
Video9 videos
Work is Work5m
Monitoring with a DevOps Mindset9m
Using Incident Reviews to Your Advantage8m
Organizational Models in DevOps: Functional Silo Structure5m
Organizational Models in DevOps: Seven Characteristics7m
Organizational Models in DevOps: Matrix, Full Stack, and Cross Functional Structures8m
Bonus Lesson: Living in a Hybrid World12m
Peer Review Assignments Overview5m
Reading1 reading
Welcome to Peer Review Assignments!10m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Module 3 Quiz30m
Week
4
Hours to complete
6 hours to complete

Using DevOps to Speed Up Time to Market

In this module, you'll be able to talk about specific strategies around increasing time to market. You'll be able to discuss how to design accelerated feedback loops to improve development speed. You'll be able to define elements of the CI/CI pipeline such as, continuous delivery, configuration management, continuous integration and testing. You will be able to create a value stream map and discuss continuous flow. ...
Reading
9 videos (Total 75 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
Video9 videos
Using Feedback Loops to Improve Development Speed8m
Leveraging Feature Branches6m
Configuration Management, Continuous Integration, Testing, and Delivery7m
Value Stream Mapping and Continuous Flow9m
Shifting from Big Batch to Small Batch7m
Speed Does Not Mean Low Quality6m
Bonus Lesson: My DevOps Journey25m
Course Summary2m
Reading1 reading
Suggested Activity: Value Stream Mapm
Quiz1 practice exercise
Module 4 Quiz30m

Instructor

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Courtney Kissler

Vice President, Nike Digital Platform Engineering
Continuing and Professional Education

About University of California, Davis

UC Davis, one of the nation’s top-ranked research universities, is a global leader in agriculture, veterinary medicine, sustainability, environmental and biological sciences, and technology. With four colleges and six professional schools, UC Davis and its students and alumni are known for their academic excellence, meaningful public service and profound international impact....

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