Application Development & Integration

Understanding DevOps (Core Technologies)

Course Overview
We thought it was time to take a hard look at DevOps in an effort to increase awareness, understanding and to help dispel some of the confusion surrounding it. According to Gartner, the DevOps market is on a path to significant growth and is set to soon become "a mainstream strategy employed by 25 percent of Global 2000 organizations." This program features expert, Bob Aiello, a consultant and software engineer specializing in software process improvement, including software configuration and release management.

Track: Core Technologies
Technical insights and the underlying concepts of essential technologies.

Learning Objectives:

Upon successful completion of this segment, you should be able to:

  • Define DevOps and discuss its origins;
  • Recognize the benefits of DevOps, as well as the challenges it presents to development teams;
  • Understand what it takes to get a DevOps environment up and running;
  • Identify best practices to keep in mind as you ramp up your DevOps effort.

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Speaker / Author:

Bob Aiello is a consultant, editor-in-chief for CM Crossroads, and the author of Configuration Management Best Practices: Practical Methods that Work in the Real World, Addison-Wesley Professional ( Mr. Aiello has more than 25 years’ experience as a technical manager in several top NYC financial services firms where he had company-wide responsibility for CM, often providing hands-on technical support for enterprise source code management tools, SOX/Cobit compliance, build engineering, continuous integration, and automated application deployment. Bob has served as the vice chair of the IEEE 828 Standards working group (CM Planning) and is a member of the IEEE Software and Systems Engineering Standards Committee (S2ESC) management board. Mr. Aiello holds a Masters in industrial psychology from NYU and a B.S. in computer science and math from Hofstra University. You may contact Mr. Aiello at, or link with him at

Software & Hardware Requirements:

  • 56k or Greater Internet Connection
  • Adobe Acrobat® Reader for the .pdf files
  • Adobe® Flash® Player 9 or higher
  • Modern DHTML Compatible Browser
  • Ram: 256 MB minimum
  • Sound card with speakers/headphones
  • Windows or Mac OS

Price (USD)

Standard Rate: $29.00
Subscribers: $29.00
Pillsbury U Online: $29.00
Metro State Univ: FREE


Course Code : WIT-1907

Course Level : N/A

Passing Grade : 70%
Format Type : eLearning

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