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Microsoft Professional Program: Certificate in DevOps


Varies, self-paced.

Various; distance learning format.

April 2018 - January 2020.

Instructional delivery format: 
Online/distance learning
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: describe DevOps practices and principles; implement infrastructure as code; implement continuous integration and continuous deployment; implement configuration management; implement testing in continuous delivery pipelines; integrate databases in continuous delivery environments; monitor applications; and architect apps in DevOps environments.


Instruction is offered online through edX and through other Microsoft partners.  Major topics include: introduction to DevOps practices, infrastructure DevOps as code, continuous integration and continuous deployment, configuration management for containerized delivery, DevOps testing, DevOps databases, application monitoring and feedback loops, DevOps for mobile apps, and architecting distributed cloud applications. Skills are measured through formative and summative assessments including a comprehensive capstone project. 

Credit recommendation: 

In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Computer Science, Information Systems, Information Technology, Software Engineering, or Web Design and Development (10/18).