Course Summary
Credit Type:
32.5 hours
Dates Offered:
Credit Recommendation & Competencies
Level Credits (SH) Subject
Lower-Division Baccalaureate 2 information technology


The course objective is to provide you with the knowledge and skills in CloudOps engineering, enabling you to embrace DevOps and CloudOps principles and practices. The first part of the course will focus on the role of an infrastructure support engineer. Here, you'll discover skills involved in migrating to Cloud, including familiarizing yourself with Cloud service models, DevOps practices and tools, automation, and Cloud computing essentials. You will also pick up DevOps troubleshooting skills and become aware of DevOps pipeline fundamentals. The next part of the course delves into the role of a DevOps support practitioner, where you will acquire the skills for deploying and configuring DevOps pipeline. You will also learn about version and source code, Cloud Release Management, DevOps packaging technologies, DevOps deployment, and the fundamentals of DevOps monitoring.

Learning Outcomes:

  • identify key components of Cloud computing and describe how this maps to a cloud support engineer role
  • shift from a traditional IT troubleshooting mindset to a DevOps troubleshooting mindset
  • identify key system administration tasks that can be automated
  • describe and demonstrate each of the major cloud platform's DevOps pipelines
  • identify the major deployment tools and processes used in DevOps and cloud deployments
  • identify the core tools, technologies and methods used in DevOps deployments
  • describe and enumerate the elements of DevOps Pipelines
  • identify and compare the major source and version control systems
  • define the importance and function of release management in the cloud
  • identify the purpose of packaging in the DevOps toolchain and the major packaging tools and technologies

General Topics:

  • Elements of DevOps Engineering Technologies for DevOps Engineers Automation for Support Engineers Cloud Computing for Support Engineers Essential DevOps Troubleshooting Automating Administration Tasks DevOps Pipeline Fundamentals The DevOps Deployment Pipeline Configuring DevOps Pipelines Version and Source Control Fundamentals Cloud Release Management Fundamentals Major DevOps Packaging Technologies DevOps Deployments for Operations Personnel Major Cloud Run and Compute Platforms DevOps Monitoring Fundamentals
Instruction & Assessment

Instructional Strategies:

  • Computer Based Training
  • Practical Exercises

Methods of Assessment:

  • Examinations
  • Quizzes

Minimum Passing Score:

Supplemental Materials