Jenkins Automation Server Essentials Course Details:

Jenkins enables users to immediately begin automating both their individual and collaborative workflows. Jenkins is a proven solution for a wide variety of tasks ranging from the helpful automation of scripts, such as Python and Ansible, to creating complex pipelines that govern the technical parts of not only Continuous Integration, but Continuous Delivery (CI/CD) as well. Additional features include; free, open source, easily controlled with a simple web-based UI, expanded by 3rd party plugins, and deployable on nearly any on-site (Linux, Windows and Mac) or cloud platform.

    Mar 7 2024

    Date: 03/07/2024 - 03/08/2024 (Thursday - Friday) | 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM (EST)
    Location: ONLINE (Virtual Classroom Live)
    Delivery Format: VIRTUAL CLASSROOM LIVE Request Quote & Enroll

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    Jenkins Automation Server Essentials

    March 7 - 8, 2024 | 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM (EST) | Virtual Classroom Live

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*Please Note: Course Outline is subject to change without notice. Exact course outline will be provided at time of registration.

By the conclusion of this course, attendees will learn how to use Jenkins to automate basic tasks, as well as the end-to-end role Jenkins can play in the software development lifecycle. This includes expanding Jenkins with a wide variety of popular plugins, installation options, security and scaling. Learn to integrate Jenkins with Git and GitHub (as well as other Software Control Management platforms), the mechanisms behind triggering various Jenkins jobs, building freestyle projects, as well as pipeline projects and basics of Groovy programming.

Day 01

  • Overview of Jenkins
  • Overview of Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment (CI / CD)
  • Understanding Git and GitHub
  • Git Branching
  • Methods for installing Jenkins
  • Jenkins Dashboard
  • Jenkins Jobs
  • Getting started with Freestyle Jobs
  • Triggering builds
  • HTTP Web Hooks
  • Augmenting Jenkins with Plugins
  • Overview of Docker and Dockerfile for building and launching images

Day 02

  • Pipeline Jobs for Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment
  • Pipeline Build Stage
  • Pipeline Testing Stage
  • Post build actions
  • SMTP and Other Notifications
  • Programming Pipelines with Groovy
  • More Groovy programming essentials
  • Extracting Jenkins data analytics to support project management
  • Troubleshooting failures
  • Auditing stdout and stderr with Jenkins
  • Jenkins REST API
  • Controlling Jenkins API with Python
  • Jenkins Security
  • Scaling Jenkins
  • How to start successfully using Jenkins to automate aspects of your job the moment this course ends
  1. Introduction to CI / CD
  2. Understanding Git and GitHub
  3. Using Git Branches
  4. Installing Jenkins
  5. Installing Jenkins as a Docker Container
  6. Securing Credentials
  7. Jenkins Freestyle Project
  8. Manually Triggered Builds
  9. Time Triggered Builds
  10.  Git Webhooks
  11.  Jenkins Python Plugin
  12.  Jenkins Ansible Plugin
  13.  Docker Dockerfile to build and run an image
  14. Jenkins Pipeline Projects
  15. Programming Pipelines with Groovy
  16. Jenkins REST API and Python
  17. Logging within Jenkins
  18. Backing up and Restoring Jenkins
  19. Final Exam - Certification Project (OPTIONAL)
  20. Glossary
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  • Software Developers
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  • Architects
  • Quality Assurance & Site Reliability Professionals

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