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Introduction to GitOps (LFS169)

Learn how GitOps could help you deploy to a Kubernetes environment with a simple pull request from git. Understand the key principles, practices, tools and benefits of using GitOps.

Who Is It For

This course is for software developers interested in learning how to easily deploy their cloud native applications to Kubernetes; quality assurance engineers interested in understanding what a continuous delivery pipeline on Kubernetes looks like with GitOps; site reliability engineers looking for a simple, easy and secure solution to set up automated and continuous applications, infrastructure, and policy rollouts with an ability to do quick roll backs when needed; and anyone looking to understand the landscape of GitOps and learn how to choose and implement the right tools.
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What You’ll Learn

This course walks you through a series of demonstrations with a fully functional GitOps environment, which helps you grasp the true power of GitOps and how you could build infrastructures, deploy applications, and even do progressive releases, all via pull requests and git-based workflows. GitOps provides a simple, fast, yet secure way to run operational activities on platforms such as Kubernetes, including continuous delivery, rolling out infrastructure components and policies, and a quick remediation in case of failure. By the end of this course, you should be familiar with the need for GitOps, and understand the different reconciliation patterns and implementation options available, helping you make the right technological choices for your particular needs.
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What It Prepares You For

Start your GitOps journey with confidence. This course will give you foundational knowledge about key GitOps principles, tools and practices, helping you build an operational framework for cloud native applications primarily running on Kubernetes. This will eventually help you set up and automate your continuous delivery pipeline to Kubernetes, leading to increased productivity and efficiency for tech roles.
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Course Outline
Chapter 1. Course Introduction
Chapter 2. GitOps in Action
Chapter 3. GitOps Concepts

  • Understanding of Kubernetes and Git-based workflows. 
  • Understanding of CI/CD processes
Sep 2023
The hands-on approach of this course is so good.
Aug 2023
This course is very suitable for DevOps engineers.
Aug 2023
The content was easily understood, I gained a grasp of the content in a timely manner.
Jun 2023
The course on DevOps and GitOps, specifically covering Flux CD and Argo CD, offered a comprehensive exploration of the subject matter. The hands-on labs and exercises allowed for practical application, deepening understanding, and showcasing real-world relevance. The instructors were knowledgeable and responsive, fostering an engaging learning environment. Overall, the course provided a solid foundation in DevOps principles, GitOps methodology, and effective utilization of Flux CD and Argo CD.
Jun 2023
A quick and objective overview of the subject, and the comparison between the popular tools, and information about which use case is a great starting point.