Introducing DevOps for Developers

Erik Reinert

Erik Reinert

4 hours, 42 minutes CC
Introducing DevOps for Developers

Course Description

Take your first steps into DevOps guided from the perspective of a developer! You’ll improve software teams’ ability to build and ship software reliably through automation and monitoring. Learn to use Technical Design Documents, standardize infrastructure with Pulumi, and automate S3 buckets and services. Experience live-coding a CLI tool, implementing Dockerfiles, and integrating CircleCI. Discover if DevOps is the right fit for you!

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Course Details

Published: March 9, 2023

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Table of Contents


Section Duration: 44 minutes
  • Introduction
    Erik Reinert introduces the course by providing social media links and some professional background. A student's question regarding if Erik would recommend DevOps for someone entering the tech field and a discussion regarding beneficial experience for a career in DevOps are also covered in this segment.
  • What Exists Today
    Erik briefly discusses the course structure and what currently exists for definitions, culture challenges, communication, and suboptimal solutions regarding DevOps.
  • What is DevOps
    Erik discusses the goals of DevOps, how it approaches realizing them through technology and communication, and what DevOps is not. Student questions regarding handling companies differing opinions of DevOps and the difference between companies putting their spin on DevOps and defining your DevOps are also covered in this segment.
  • Three W's of Strategy
    Erik demonstrates identifying the why, what, and who of a problem. Identifying these helps provide the end goal and a clear understanding of the strategy to achieve that goal.
  • Setting Dev Standards
    Erik discusses DevOps standards: guidelines or best practices that typically cover communication, collaboration, and automation. Examples of automation, planning, quality, and communication standards are provided in this segment.

Technical Design Documents

Section Duration: 1 hour, 5 minutes

Managing Infrastructure with Pulumi

Section Duration: 1 hour, 45 minutes

Managing CI/CD

Section Duration: 1 hour, 4 minutes

Wrapping Up

Section Duration: 1 minute

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