Course Outline

Course Introduction

  • Course goals
  • Course agenda

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
  • Assignment: Optimizing CI workflows

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
  • Assignment: Handling environment inconsistencies

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 best practices
  • Assignment: Distinguishing continuous delivery and deployment

Continuous Monitoring

  • Continuous monitoring defined
  • Importance of continuous monitoring
  • CD Architect’s role in continuous monitoring
  • Continuous monitoring best practices
  • Assignment: Monitoring build progress

Infrastructure and Tools

  • Importance of infrastructure and tools
  • CD Architect’s role in infrastructure and tools
  • Building a DevOps toolchain
  • Infrastructure/tools best practices
  • Assignment: identifying common infrastructure/tool components

Security Assurance

  • Importance of security assurance
  • DevSecOps and Rugged DevOps defined
  • CD Architect’s role in security
  • Security best practices
  • Assignment: Applying security practices

Capstone exercise

  • Identifying toolchain and workflow improvements

Summary

Additional Sources of Information

Exam Preparations

  • Exam requirements
  • Sample exam review

Requirements

PREREQUISITES

An understanding and knowledge of common DevOps terminology and concepts and related work experience are recommended.

AUDIENCE

The target audience for the Continuous Delivery Ecosystem Foundation course is anyone interested in learning about the principles of Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery, such as:

  • Build Engineers
  • Enterprise Architects
  • IT Managers
  • Maintenance and Support Staff
  • Operational and Infrastructure Teams
  • Project Managers
  • QA Managers
  • Release Managers and Engineers
  • Software Developers
  • Security Professionals
  • Testers
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