QZC50G: DevOps with Private Cloud on IBM Power Systems: Learn Ansible, Chef, and Puppet

IBM Systems Training

on September 27, 2021

      

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Table of Contents

  1. Short Summary
  2. Duration
  3. Content Description
  4. Objectives
  5. Agenda
  6. Audience
  7. Skill Level
  8. Labs?
  9. Keywords
  10. Prerequisites
  11. Enrollment
  12. Errata
  13. Follow-on Courses

Short Summary

This course covers the integration of three popular configuration management tools and their integration with IBM Cloud PowerVC Manager.

Duration in Hours ⌚

24

Content Description

DevOps is an IT trend that rose out of the benefits of integrating development and operations. The main characteristic of DevOps is to use automation and monitoring at several stages of the IT delivery lifecycle. DevOps aims to reduce administrator workload and scale IT resources efficiently to attain business objectives.

 

The course addresses the concepts involved in planning, deploying and implementing Ansible, Chef and Puppet, and shows how to integrate these tools with IBM Cloud PowerVC Manager. You perform basic installation to advanced administrative tasks with these DevOps tools. In addition, the product architectures of these tools, and their benefits are covered while showing how to implement these tools to fit your needs.

Objectives

  • Summarize the key principles of DevOps in IT
  • Recognize the requirements and procedure to setup Ansible
  • Summarize the architecture of Ansible
  • Demonstrate an understanding of automation with Ansible Playbooks
  • Recognize the requirements and procedure to setup Chef
  • Summarize the key components of automating your cloud environment with Chef
  • Demonstrate an ability to access and interact with Chef
  • Summarize the various Chef related administrative tasks you can perform with Chef
  • Summarize the procedure to setup Puppet and its prerequisites
  • Summarize the architecture of Puppet
  • Recognize the various tasks which can be performed when Puppet is integrated with IBM PowerVC to manage AIX and Linux clients

    Agenda

    Summarize the key principles of DevOps in IT

    Recognize the requirements and procedure to setup Ansible
    Summarize the architecture of Ansible
    Demonstrate an understanding of automation with Ansible Playbooks
    Recognize the requirements and procedure to setup Chef
    Summarize the key components of automating your cloud environment with Chef
    Demonstrate an ability to access and interact with Chef
    Summarize the various Chef related administrative tasks you can perform with Chef
    Summarize the procedure to setup Puppet and its prerequisites
    Summarize the architecture of Puppet
    Recognize the various tasks which can be performed when Puppet is integrated with IBM PowerVC to manage AIX and Linux clients

    Audience

    Enrollment in this course is not restricted. Typical students may include:

    • Customers
    • Technical IBM personnel
    • Business Partner technical personnel
    • IT consultants and architects

      Skill Level

      Intermediate

      Labs? 💻

      Y

      Keywords

      devops; ansible; ansible on power; chef; chef on power; puppet; puppet on power; ci/cd; ci; cd; linux on power; linux;

      Prerequisites

       

      Enrollment

      https://www.ibm.com/training/course/QZC50G

      Errata

      None specified.

      Follow-on Courses

      N/A


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