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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

Prerequisites
  • Understanding of Kubernetes and Git-based workflows. 
  • Understanding of CI/CD processes
Reviews
Jun 2022
This gave me a better understanding so I can start my GitOps practice.
May 2022
Great GitOps overview of information, including industry tooling, and pros and cons of them.
Apr 2022
The way theory was explained, and to be able to see the power of GitOps in action.