Engineers are required to build, test and deploy applications in a reliable and repeatable manner. During this training, the participant will acquire basic knowledge related to modern solutions for continuous software development and deployment (CI / CD). One of the tools available to facilitate this process is the Jenkins Automation Server. It is a completely free (open source) tool offering powerful capabilities. The rich feature set is constantly growing thanks to a very active community. A very extensive ecosystem of external extensions (plug-in) gives unlimited possibilities of adapting the solution to your own needs.
During the training, the participant will learn various methods of configuration and active use of the Jenkins server. Various ways of testing the application will also be discussed, as well as the processes enabling acceleration of software development. The participant will learn how to implement the solution in her/his current environment and how to integrate it with other solutions and services (such as Git, Maven, AWS, Docker and many more).
Upon completing the course, participants will have the following skills/knowledge:
#reducing the time needed to implement new software features or releases #implementation of CI / CD solutions in the company #knowledge of the risks and problems that accompany software development (and methods of solving those) #knowledge of a wide range of software testing methods #ability to setup, use and manage the Jenkins automation server #understanding alternative solutions for automation environments #knowledge of the various processes and mechanisms related to CI / CD #ability to automate repetitive tasks
- Introduction and basic concepts
- common problems related to software development
- a brief overview of the available solutions
- comparison of alternative approaches: cloud versus on-premises software
- foundations of the modern software development cycle
- Basic CI / CD solutions
- continuous building / integration
- continuous inspection
- continuous deployment
- Jenkins Automation Server
- installation and configuration of the tool
- architecture and key elements
- jobs and views
- building a typical project
- increasing possibilities through extensions (plug-ins)
- Pipeline as Code using Jenkinsfile
- archiving and backups
- automation of administrative tasks through custom scripting
- Git integration
- integration with external services (GitHub, BitBucket, etc.)
- security – authentication and authorization
- feedback loop and notifications
- Automatic testing
- purpose of automated testing
- unit and integration testing
- functional / acceptance testing
- performance testing
- manual testing of the applications
- integration of testing tools with the Jenkins server
- Automatic testing
- procedures and additional tools
- modes and workflows in version control systems (git)
- managing changes (migrations) in databases
- use of containers (Docker) in CI / CD processes
- Procedures and additional tools
- modes and workflows in version control systems (Git)
- managing changes (migrations) in databases
- containers (Docker) in CI / CD processes
- Alternative cloud CI / CD solutions based on CircleCI
- introduction to CircleCI (setup, flow)
- comparisons to a Jenkins-based solution
Audience and prerequisites
The training is aimed at programmers, architects, team-leaders, software testers and people responsible for creating application environments (such as administrators and DevOps).
Course participants receive completion certificates signed by ALX.
- Linux administrator
- Advanced Linux administrator
- LPI 101. An introduction to Linux administration
- LPI 102. Linux administration and networking
- Selected Linux network services
- Selected Linux server-side technologies
- LPI 201. Linux architecture and low-level configuration
- File sharing and directory services
- LPI 202. Selected network services and network security
- LPIC-2 exam prep course
- LPI 300: LDAP, Samba, Integration with MS Windows and Mixed Environments
- LPI 303: Cryptography, Access Control, Services and Network Security
- LPI 304: Linux Virtualization and High Availability
- E-mail server - Exim, anti-spam solutions
- E-mail server - Postfix
- Bash shell programming
- Advanced shell programming, Bash, AWK
- Linux backups
- Advanced network traffic and content filtering
- VPNs in theory and practice
- Bandwidth and Traffic Management (QoS) on Linux
- Server and network monitoring, SNMP, Nagios, Munin
- Apache HTTP server on Linux
- Bind domain name server on Linux
- LDAP directory services on Linux. Integrating authorization systems
- Samba server on Linux
- Advanced Samba configuration (PDC, LDAP, replication)
- Linux virtualization
- Wireless networks and their security
- Digital signature and encryption with OpenSSL and GnuPG
- High availability: Linux Virtual Server and supporting technologies (HA1)
- NFS: Network File System on Linux
- Safe Internet in a computer lab
- Security components in Linux
- Linux - application and kernel debugging
- Linux - exploiting applications and operating system. Low level attacks.
- Linux - application security testing, searching for possible exploits. High-level attacks
- MySQL administration
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- any other location (London, UK, EU) on request
Open training groups are no larger than 8 participants.
Private training can be conducted for groups of any size, according to the Customer's preference. To assure high quality and good learning environment, the group size should not exceed 12.
On-demand training costs and registration
The prices provided in the general tables cover the cost of an open (public) training for one person.
In the case of an on-demand training at the Customer's premises, you are required to provide the necessary facilities (room, computers, projector) and we will send an instructor to run the training. The price for a session is calculated for the whole group.
The cost does not change significantly along with the number of participants. There is no minimum number of participants but we recommend no more than 10-12 people because the training becomes much less effective with a bigger group..
The cost of an on-demand training consists of:
- the base training cost, plus
- travel and accommodation charges for the instructor
The base price of an on-demand training varies, but it is usually around the price of an open training for 3-5 persons (regardless of your group size).
The typical travel and accommodation price for the EU/Schengen zone is under 1250 GBP (1500 EUR) for a 5 day session. We do our best to keep it as low as possible in your location.
The payment can be in GBP or EUR, whichever you prefer. The quotation we will send you with the exact amount in your currency will be valid for 3 months, regardless of any changes in the exchange rate.
For more information, or to register to a group, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org and tell us know:
- the course(s) that you are interested in,
- your location,
- your preferred dates,
- the number of people you wish to train,
And any other questions that you may have.
We can also customise the training program of any of our trainings (or create a new one) according to your needs – whether you want to focus on particular solution used in your company, include material concerning a technology we do not usually cover, or create a tailor-made training.
For individual persons for whom all scheduled open training is inconvenient, we offer individual consultation. Virtually all of our training courses are available as such.
During individual consultations, while it can be a direct equivalent of a group training in terms of subject covered, we can also provide more than that – we can solve problems, help choose appropriate solutions and provide advice on the most effective use of chosen tools.
The price includes:
- course materials,
- snacks, coffee, tea and soft drinks,
- course completion certificate,
- one-time consultation with the instructor after course completion.