DevOps for Network Engineers (LFS266)

This course is designed to provide network engineers with the skills necessary to start applying DevOps practices, learn their role in the DevOps cycle, and integrate their expertise in a DevOps environment.

Course Overview

The line between Development and Operations is disappearing and both sides are learning to adjust to some common ground as organizations embrace Agile principles. Automating networks is becoming the standard for datacenters, with major implications for network engineers. They contribute to connectivity, network performance tuning, security, and many other areas of network management that require network expertise. This course will help you familiarize yourself with the DevOps tools needed to assist in the DevOps/Agile process.

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You’ll learn:

  • How to integrate into a DevOps/Agile environment
  • Commonly used DevOps tools
  • How DevOps teams collaborate on projects
  • How to confidently work with software and configuration files in version control
  • How to recognize the roles of SCRUM team members
  • How to confidently apply Agile principles in an organization
  • And much more!

Course Outline

Chapter 1. Course Introduction
Chapter 2. Modern Project Management
Chapter 3. The DevOps Process: A Network Engineer’s Perspective
Chapter 4. Network Simulation and Testing with Mininet
Chapter 5. OpenFlow and ONOS
Chapter 6. Infrastructure as Code (Ansible Basics)
Chapter 7. Version Control (Git)
Chapter 8. Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery (Jenkins)
Chapter 9. Using Gerrit in DevOps
Chapter 10. Jenkins, Gerrit and Code Review for DevOps
Chapter 11. The DevOps Process and Tools (Review)


  • Familiarity with Linux system administration
  • Familiarity with shell scripting
  • Knowledge of Python

At a Glance

Delivery Method

Online Self-Paced


  • 25-30 hours of Course Material
  • Hands-on Labs & Assignments
  • No Video Content
  • 12 Months of Access to Online Course
  • Digital Badge
  • Discussion Forums

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