DevOps Engineer to Cloud Architect - Part 1 DevOps Engineer training

$398.09 incl. vat


duration: 22 hours |

Language: English (US) |

access duration: 365 days |


This is part 1 of the DevOps Engineer to Cloud Architect learning path. In this learning path, you will prepare yourself to transition from DevOps Engineer to a Cloud Computing role. You will gain the skills to become a Cloud Engineer, a CloudOps Engineer, and ultimately a Cloud Architect.

The first part of this learning path focuses on DevOps. This section will cover the following topics:

  • DevOps mindset;
  • Advancing DevOps disciplines;
  • Kanban for operations;
  • Agile and DevOps;
  • DevOps in continuous delivery and continuous integration;
  • DevOps and AWS;
  • Azure and DevOps;
  • Google Cloud platform and DevOps;
  • Infrastructure as code.

You'll find several training courses that will prepare you to get started as a DeveOps Engineer. You'll finish this section with an exam.


After completing this part of the learning path you will be familiar with the DevOps mindset, advancing DevOps disciplines, Kanban for operations, Agile and DevOps, DevOps in continuous delivery and continuous integration, DevOps and AWS, Azure and DevOps, Google Cloud platform and DevOps and Infrastructure as code.

In addition, you are ready to start part 2 of this learning path.


You have at least basic DevOps knowledge.

Target audience

Software Developer, Web Developer


DevOps Engineer to Cloud Architect - Part 1 DevOps Engineer

22 hours

Adopting the DevOps Mindset

  • Explore the concept of DevOps, including DevOps practices and
  • principles that can help eliminate the problems of traditional
  • software development approaches. Examine different approaches for
  • embracing the DevOps mindset, key elements of the DevOps mindset,
  • and the roles of design thinking, Lean, and Agile in enabling and
  • facilitating the DevOps mindset in the enterprises. In addition,
  • discover the role of the cloud in realizing the benefits of DevOps,
  • the criteria for selecting on-premise, cloud, hybrid or multi-cloud
  • architectures, and how to enable code collaboration and
  • configuration management.

Promoting DevOps Discipline: DevOps Practices for the Enterprise

  • Explore the common application management roadblocks and the

  • solutions provided by adopting DevOps practices and principles.
  • Examine the concept of Disciplined DevOps and its workflow,
  • critical change management elements for achieving better outcomes
  • with the right cultural shift, prominent deployment strategies, and
  • tools and platforms that are used to set up DevOps deployment
  • environments. Discover how to use DevOps to bring people, process
  • and technology together for digital transformation and how to set
  • up deployment environments and release management solutions using
  • Atlassian tools and cloud containers.

Managing Projects Using Kanban

  • Explore Kanban strategies for meeting project timelines, core

  • practices used in Kanban, terms and goals that are critical for
  • successful rollout of Kanban for operations, and key elements of
  • Kanban for project management. Discover how to track and forecast
  • projects using Kanban and how Waterfall teams can transition to
  • Kanban. Examine project management tools that can be used to
  • implement Kanban and key Kanban board metrics for tracking and
  • measuring project progress. In addition, how to create Kanban
  • projects, create and configure Kanban boards to monitor and manage
  • projects and DevOps practices, and set WIP limits are also
  • covered.

Agile and DevOps: Adopting Agile Methodology

  • Explore the objectives of Agile, core principles of the Agile

  • Manifesto, the similarities and differences between Agile and
  • DevOps, and the combined benefits provided by DevOps and Agile.
  • Examine the types of reports that can help track Work in Progress,
  • the process of visual requirements gathering for Agile project
  • management, and key performance indicators and metrics for
  • evaluating the progress of Agile development projects. Discover how
  • to create Scrum boards, manage Backlogs and Sprints, and set up and
  • implement Agile product development projects and practices using
  • Jira, Azure DevOps, and TFS.

Adopting the DevOps CI/CD Paradigm

  • Explore the concepts of continuous delivery and continuous

  • integration, key principles and tools for implementing them, and
  • the differences between continuous integration, continuous
  • delivery, and continuous deployment. Examine the Continuous
  • Delivery Maturity Model, the use of Application Release Automation,
  • and the criteria for selecting the right code repository solutions.
  • Discover how to set up continuous delivery architectures, use
  • Bitbucket to set up repositories, configure pipelines for
  • continuous delivery, implement continuous integration workflows and
  • continuous deployment pipelines, build continuous delivery
  • workflows with Atlassian tools, and use GitLab as a complete DevOps
  • platform.

DevOps & AWS: CloudOps Implementation

  • Explore the benefits of using AWS for implementing CloudOps, AWS

  • services that can be used for end-to-end CloudOps lifecycle
  • implementation, implementation approaches for continuous
  • integration and continuous delivery in AWS, and deployment targets
  • in AWS. Discover how to work with AWS CodePipeline, AWS CodeCommit,
  • AWS CodeStar, and AWS X-Ray to implement continuous integration,
  • manage code repositories, and build, deploy and manage
  • applications.

CloudOps with Azure DevOps Tools

  • Explore the features of prominent Azure DevOps and CloudOps

  • tools that can be used for software development, the mindset shift
  • to DevSecOps, and how to transform monolithic solutions to cloud
  • solutions. Discover how to install and configure Azure Boards for
  • GitHub, create local Git repositories, and synchronize repositories
  • with centralized Git repositories in Azure DevOps. Examine how to
  • use Azure Boards to manage software projects, configure CI/CD for
  • applications in Azure Pipelines, work with Azure Artifacts to
  • publish various packages in Azure DevOps, monitor application
  • performance using Application Insights, and use Azure DevOps to
  • manage the software development project testing lifecycle.

CloudOps with Google Cloud Platform Tools

  • Explore the features, benefits, and solutions of Google Cloud

  • Platform for end-to-end CloudOps implementation. Examine the Cloud
  • Build features for continuous integration, GCP configuration
  • management tools, the GCP reference pipeline for continuous
  • integration, and the benefits of using GCP for continuous delivery.
  • Discover how to work GCP tools like Cloud Build, Cloud Source
  • Repository, and Google Kubernetes Engine to create and manage
  • Source Code Repository, as well as how to build configuration
  • management workflows, automate continuous integration workflows for
  • serverless applications, automate App Engine deployments, and
  • create continuous delivery pipelines.

CloudOps with Infrastructure as Code

  • Examine the deficiencies associated with manual resource

  • configuration and how Infrastructure as Code (IaC) can eliminate
  • those deficiencies. Explore the benefits and best practices for
  • implementing Infrastructure as Code, the prominent tools and
  • services that can be used to implement Infrastructure as Code, and
  • the concept and benefits of Policy as Code. Discover Continuous
  • Configuration Automation and tools used to implement it, Chef
  • features, components and tools for implementing Continuous
  • Configuration Automation, how to install Chef and write cookbooks,
  • and also how to implement Infrastructure as Code using
  • CloudFormation.

Final Exam: DevOps Engineer

Final Exam: DevOps Engineer will test your knowledge and application of the topics presented throughout the DevOps Engineer track of the Skillsoft Aspire DevOps Engineer to CloudOps Architect Journey.

Course options

We offer several optional training products to enhance your learning experience. If you are planning to use our training course in preperation for an official exam then whe highly recommend using these optional training products to ensure an optimal learning experience. Sometimes there is only a practice exam or/and practice lab available.

Optional practice exam (trial exam)

To supplement this training course you may add a special practice exam. This practice exam comprises a number of trial exams which are very similar to the real exam, both in terms of form and content. This is the ultimate way to test whether you are ready for the exam. 

Optional practice lab

To supplement this training course you may add a special practice lab. You perform the tasks on real hardware and/or software applicable to your Lab. The labs are fully hosted in our cloud. The only thing you need to use our practice labs is a web browser. In the LiveLab environment you will find exercises which you can start immediatelyThe lab enviromentconsist of complete networks containing for example, clients, servers,etc. This is the ultimate way to gain extensive hands-on experience. 


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