DevOps Fundamentals

Video description

DevOps is becoming a reality in the IT workplace. Being able to master and manage the basic tools for DevOps is the first step towards success.

This video course follows a unique approach to modern DevOps using cutting-edge tools and technologies such as Ansible, Kubernetes, and Google Cloud Platform.

This video course starts by explaining the organizational alignment that has to happen in every company that wants to implement DevOps in order to be effective, and the use of cloud datacenters in combination with the most advanced DevOps tools to get the best out of a small team of skilled engineers. It also delves into how to use Kubernetes to run your applications in Google Cloud Platform, minimizing the friction and hassle of maintaining a cluster but ensuring its high availability.

In this course you are going to learn how to use Ansible to manipulate remote servers in a structured and organized manner and set up the required level of continuous integration tools to automate the full pipeline.

What You Will Learn

  • Master development best practices
  • Understand how the Agile Delivery Methodology helps you ensure accuracy and quality
  • Analyze branching strategies such as branch creation, merging, and synchronization
  • Learn to automate builds to deploy and deliver code faster and more often
  • Explore testing frameworks and how to automate testing
  • Create resources with Google Cloud SDK


This video is for engineers and companies that want to learn the minimum set of required technologies and processes to be successful in the DevOps world.

This video course also targets system administrators, developers, and IT professionals who would like to employ DevOps techniques and best practices to manage IT infrastructures or would like to acquire the necessary skills needed to work in DevOps teams.

About The Author

David Gonzalez: David Gonzalez is a language agnostic Software Engineer working within financial services for a number of years trying to find solutions on the right level of abstraction learning how to get the right balance between “too concrete” and “too abstract”.

He studied in Spain but soon moved to a wider and interesting market, Dublin where he lives since 2011 and currently working in CurrencyFair as a Senior Engineer.

He also loves experiencing with new technologies and paradigms in order to get a wider picture of the complex world of software development.

To my wife Ester, for the unconditional support on every single day of my life.

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Product information

  • Title: DevOps Fundamentals
  • Author(s): David Gonzalez
  • Release date: April 2018
  • Publisher(s): Packt Publishing
  • ISBN: 9781789345742