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Need a crash course on what DevOps is, how to foster a collaborative environment, and how to measure the effectiveness?

DevOps Introduction Course
By Christine Souza

Need a crash course on what DevOps is, how to foster a collaborative environment, and how to measure the effectiveness?

We created a DevOps course, which presents you with a series of interactive questions to test your knowledge. Having just viewed the course myself, I have to say it’s a great introduction to DevOps and what it means for the enterprise. Plus it has a number of key use cases to how our Application Intelligence Platform can help an organization transforming into a DevOps operating model.

Here’s a quick snippet of the course:

Introduction to DevOps – Intro from AppDynamics on Vimeo.

The following learning objectives are covered:

  • How to define DevOps

  • Articulate the trends in enterprise IT that increasingly requires DevOps

  • Implement the tools and practices that enable the DevOps workflow to proactively solve application performance issues

DevOps Use Cases

One of the highlights of this course, for me, is the last section on implementing the tools and practices as the explains a number of really good DevOps use cases structured around a software lifecycle and how our solution can be applied:

For developer teams, the video shows how our ability to monitor Business Transactions is extremely useful when running scenario load or stress tests. The example in the video shows how Business Transaction monitoring can be configured to detect test transactions so that new features are easily identifiable in the AppDynamics console during such a test.

Another key use case the video highlights is the need to be able to easily compare releases and so there is detailed walkthrough that shows how this feature can be used easily.

Next Steps

So if you want to learn more about DevOps and see how AppDynamics can help an enterprises DevOps transformation then please check out the course. If you want a little bit more information then also check out this promo video for the course.

Just a quick post to encourage you to check out our new AppDynamics DevOps Introduction course. This course is part of our AppDynamics University resources.

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