Become an Azure Cloud and DevOps Expert in Just 60 Hours!
Welcome to the Cloud & DevOps Bootcamp – 2023, a transformative and comprehensive learning experience tailored to empower you with the essential skills and knowledge required to thrive in the dynamic realm of Azure Cloud and DevOps. Immerse yourself in a journey of growth where you’ll not only acquire theoretical knowledge but also gain hands-on experience through practical application. Right from the beginning of the training, you’ll embark on a captivating Cloud use case architecture project, building it from scratch while simultaneously delving into in-depth theoretical concepts. Throughout the program, you’ll witness the practical implementation of real-world projects, fostering a deep understanding of the subject matter. By the culmination of the bootcamp, you’ll emerge equipped with real-time project implementation skills and a firm grasp of all relevant concepts, enabling you to confidently navigate the Cloud and DevOps landscape.
- Duration: 60 Hours (Weekend or Evening Batch, to be communicated with final dates)
- Start Date: Sept 2023 or Oct 2023
- Fee: *FREE (There is a minimum refundable fee for making sure the seats are not wasted for non-serious applicants)
- Location: [Virtual]
- Seats: 10-15, Only for selected candidates.
- Cloud and DevOps Architecture Foundation: In this foundational section, you will gain a comprehensive understanding of the essential tools and knowledge needed to create effective architecture diagrams. Starting from the basics, you will learn the key components and principles of cloud and DevOps architecture. Through hands-on exercises, you will be tasked with creating an architecture diagram from scratch, gradually improving and refining it as you progress through the entire training program. By the end of the bootcamp, this architecture artifact will serve as a tangible reflection of your real-time experience and growth, showcasing your ability to design and implement robust cloud and DevOps architectures.
- Building Cloud and DevOps Foundation: Establish a solid groundwork by exploring the fundamentals of Azure Cloud and DevOps. Gain a comprehensive understanding of cloud computing concepts, including Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS), and Software as a Service (SaaS). Learn about DevOps principles, methodologies, and the benefits they bring to the software development lifecycle. Dive into topics such as version control, continuous integration, continuous delivery, and agile project management methodologies. Understand the role of collaboration, automation, and feedback loops in fostering a DevOps culture.
- Azure Infrastructure Setup and Management: Delve into Azure’s infrastructure components, including virtual machines, networks, and storage. Learn how to create and configure Azure virtual machines to host your applications. Explore Azure networking, including virtual networks, subnets, and network security groups. Gain hands-on experience in effectively setting up and managing Azure resources, including storage accounts, virtual networks, and Azure Active Directory (Azure AD). Learn best practices for optimizing performance, availability, and scalability in Azure infrastructure deployments.
- Azure Services and Application Deployment: Discover the breadth of Azure services available for application development and deployment. Explore Azure App Services, Azure Functions, and Azure Logic Apps to host and scale your applications. Learn about Azure Container Instances and Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) for containerized deployments. Understand the concepts of load balancing and traffic management in Azure. Gain insights into application monitoring, logging, and diagnostics using Azure Application Insights and Azure Monitor.
- Infrastructure as Code (IaC) and Automation: Harness the power of Infrastructure as Code (IaC) principles using popular tools like Azure Resource Manager (ARM), Azure Bicep, and Azure Automation. Understand the benefits of treating infrastructure as code and learn how to write declarative templates for provisioning and managing Azure resources. Explore automation techniques to streamline infrastructure deployment and configuration, enabling consistent and repeatable deployments. Implement best practices for versioning, testing, and maintaining infrastructure code using source control systems and CI/CD pipelines.
- Continuous Integration and Deployment with Azure DevOps: Master the essentials of continuous integration and deployment (CI/CD) pipelines using Azure DevOps. Learn how to set up automated build processes, including compiling code, running tests, and packaging artifacts. Explore release management techniques to deploy applications to Azure environments efficiently. Gain insights into techniques for version control, artifact management, and release management. Understand how to implement quality gates, environment management, and approval workflows to ensure a reliable and controlled deployment process.
- Monitoring, Logging, and Scaling in Azure: Understand the critical importance of monitoring and logging in Azure environments. Explore Azure Monitor, Application Insights, and other tools for proactive monitoring, troubleshooting, and performance optimization. Learn how to set up alerts and notifications based on key metrics and log events. Gain insights into scaling techniques, including scaling up and out, to meet application demands effectively. Explore strategies for optimizing resource utilization and managing costs in Azure.
- Security and Governance in Azure: Acquire insights into securing Azure resources and implementing governance best practices. Learn about identity and access management (IAM), including user and group management, role-based access control (RBAC), and multi-factor authentication (MFA). Understand Azure network security concepts, including virtual network peering, network security groups (NSGs), and Azure Firewall. Explore data protection mechanisms in Azure, including encryption, backup, and disaster recovery. Gain insights into regulatory compliance frameworks and security best practices in Azure.
- Real-World Project Implementation: Apply your knowledge and skills to a collaborative real-world use case project. Work in teams to design, implement, and deploy an end-to-end solution using Azure Cloud and DevOps principles. Apply architectural patterns, security measures, and best practices to develop a scalable and resilient application. Gain hands-on experience with the tools and technologies used in industry-standard cloud and DevOps workflows. Collaborate with your peers to solve real-world challenges and showcase your abilities to potential employers.
- Interview Prep: Benefit from three dedicated one-on-one sessions at the end of the bootcamp. Receive personalized guidance and support to help you prepare for interviews in the cloud and DevOps domain. Learn effective techniques for showcasing your skills and experience during interviews. Receive feedback on your LinkedIn profile and resume, ensuring they effectively highlight your expertise. Enhance your communication skills and professional presence, enabling you to confidently navigate technical interviews and stand out in the job market.
Throughout the bootcamp, emphasis will be placed on practical learning with hands-on exercises, interactive discussions, and case studies. By the end of the program, you’ll have the confidence and proficiency to tackle real-world Azure Cloud and DevOps challenges.
Note: The curriculum outline is subject to adjustments and may incorporate additional topics based on the latest industry trends and advancements.
Who Should Attend?
- Experienced professionals looking to transition their career into cloud and DevOps.
- Professionals already working in the cloud and DevOps field who want to enhance their skills to the next level.
- Individuals with a fundamental knowledge of the cloud but lacking practical experience.
- Those who want to gain hands-on experience, industry insights, and a deep understanding of Azure Cloud and DevOps principles.
- Individuals who are eager to excel in the rapidly evolving technology landscape and stay ahead in their careers.
- Bootcamp Fee: *FREE (A minimum fee of INR 10,000, $250 or €250 from all finalist candidates that is fully refundable upon meeting certain requirements. Read refundable fee policy for more details.)
- Your Time and Commitment: Dedicate your time and commitment to actively participating in the bootcamp, attend scheduled classes, and complete assigned tasks and projects.
- Cloud Credits: Some cloud credits may be required for hands-on practice and project implementation. However, if needed, I am willing to donate a portion of cloud credits to support your learning experience.
Note: The bootcamp fee, though initially required, will be fully refunded upon fulfilling at least 70% of the scheduled classes and tasks. This policy ensures that only serious and committed candidates are enrolled, providing a focused learning environment for all participants.
Refundable Fee Policy: Ensuring Commitment and Seriousness in Your Learning Journey!
At Cloud & DevOps bootcamp, we are committed to providing high-quality learning opportunities to aspiring Azure Cloud and DevOps professionals. To ensure a dedicated and focused cohort, we have implemented a refundable fee policy. Upon selection, a refundable fee of INR 10,000, $250 or €250 will be required from each selected candidate. This fee will be fully refunded to all successful candidates upon completion of at least 70% of the scheduled classes and tasks. We believe in recognizing the commitment of our participants. However, for candidates who do not fulfill the completion criteria by the end of the training, their fees will be donated to a public cause, and a receipt of the donation will be shared with all such candidates. This policy ensures that we maintain a cohort of serious and motivated learners who are dedicated to making the most of this free learning opportunity. Rest assured; all successful candidates will receive a full refund of their deposit. We value your dedication and look forward to embarking on this learning journey together.
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