CloudBees CD/RO Curriculum

Learn which courses are available as self-paced and instructor-led as well as their learning objectives.

Training and Certification by Role

CloudBees CD/RO learning paths outlined by role.

Course Developer QA Engineer DevOps Engineer Administrator Operations Engineer Release Manager Engineering Manager
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* These courses will be released in early 2023.

CloudBees CD/RO Essentials

Self-Paced Certification

About this course

The CloudBees CD/RO Essentials self-paced course begins by exploring terminology and concepts and the relationships between the components of the CloudBees platform. Then, moving on to the core features that explain what it is and what it does, but we reserve the “how” it works for the successive courses. Although there is no lab environment for this course, you will get to interact with various media throughout, and by the end of this learning journey, you will be familiar with the core functionality of CD/RO. As a bonus, this content will help to prepare you for the CloudBees CD/RO Essentials certification exam.

The average completion time is about one and a half hours.

What you will learn

  • List and describe key CloudBees DevOps terms.
  • Describe the relationships between CD/RO and the key components of the CloudBees platform.
  • Give an example of CD/RO management-at-scale.
  • List and describe Deployment Automation concepts.
  • Describe Release Orchestration and provide an example.
  • Describe the Reporting capabilities.

Audience

This course is recommended for the CloudBees curious and anyone interested in what Release Orchestration (CD/RO) can do for your deployments. As a course that is independent of technical roles, it provides a good review for all audiences, regardless of knowledge and experience levels.

Prerequisites

We recommend participants of this course have a basic understanding of the principles of software development, delivery, and operations. Additionally, general IT business knowledge or general IT technical knowledge is desirable.

Certifications

After completing this course, you will be prepared for the following certification exams.

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CloudBees CD/RO Essentials

Designed for everyone to test their conversational understanding of what CloudBees CD/RO can do.

CloudBees CD/RO Level 1: Basics

Self-Paced Instructor-Led Certification

About this course

This course builds on the knowledge learned in the CloudBees CD/RO: Essentials course. It focuses on how to use basic features and capabilities of CloudBees CD/RO and is designed with entry-level, hands-on lab exercises to provide practical exposure to core features. These features are then explored in greater detail within the more advanced CloudBees CD/RO training courses that are available.

Course duration with lab exercises is approximately 2-4 hours; your time may vary. Optionally earn a CloudBees CD/RO Associate certification after this class.

What you will learn

  • Describe concepts and features that can be applied across CloudBees CD/RO.
  • Build a basic application, environments, pipeline, and release using CD/RO Service Catalog templates.
  • Configure projects, properties, and parameters.
  • Configure and run basic procedures.
  • View jobs information for pipelines and procedures.
  • View and modify access control on objects in CloudBees CD/RO.
  • Access and edit DSL in CloudBees CD/RO.
  • Use dashboards and reporting features at a basic level.

Audience

  • A basic understanding of Software Development Lifecycle and Software Releases.
  • Before proceeding, it is required that you have completed the CloudBees CD/RO: Essentials course and its prerequisites.
Roles may be:
  • DevOps Engineer
  • Developer
  • QA Engineer
  • Operations Engineer
  • Release Manager
  • Engineering Manager
  • Administrator

Prerequisites

  • Complete the following course:
  • Familiarity or experience with software development lifecycles and software release processes.
  • Optionally, earn CloudBees CD/RO Essentials certification.

Certifications

After completing this course, you will be prepared for the following certification exams. NOTE: Admins should skip to the CloudBees CD/RO Admin Associate certification.

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CloudBees CD/RO Associate

Users of CloudBees CD/RO can test their basic usage and implementation knowledge.

CloudBees CD/RO Level 2: Release Orchestration

Self-Paced Instructor-Led Badges

About this course

This course builds on the introductory knowledge learned in the CloudBees CD/RO Level 1: Basics course. It dives deeper into release orchestration topics and is designed with hands-on labs to give students practical exposure to Release Orchestration features and functionality.

Earn a CD/RO Release Orchestration digital badge after this class.

What you will learn

  • Build a release pipeline, including stages, tasks, and gates, from scratch using Cloudbees CD/RO features and functionality
  • Describe pipeline task types that are available
  • Run a pipeline on a schedule
  • Plan and track a release
  • Use analytics dashboards to gain insight into releases

Audience

The course is for engineers creating release automations.

Prerequisites

  • A basic understanding of software release processes is recommended.
  • Before proceeding, it is required that you have completed the CloudBees CD/RO Level 1: Basics course and its prerequisites.

Digital Badges

After completing this course, you will be prepared for the following digital badge quizzes.

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CloudBees CD/RO Release Orchestration

DevOps Engineers can test their knowledge of building releases and working with release orchestration in CloudBees CD/RO.

CloudBees CD/RO Level 2: Release Orchestration Implementation

Self-Paced Instructor-Led Badges

About this course

This course builds on the knowledge learned in the CloudBees CD/RO Level 2: Release Orchestration course. The course focuses on how to implement release automation using advanced features and functionality. It includes hands-on labs to reinforce knowledge gained in the course.

Earn a CloudBees CD/RO Release Orchestration Implementation digital badge after this class.

What you will learn

  • Build and run a release using advanced features, such as conditions and error handling
  • Configure email notifications
  • Add custom links in Job Details and Stage Summaries
  • Track change history
  • Describe basic troubleshooting techniques

Audience

The course is for engineers creating release automations.

Prerequisites

  • A basic understanding of software release processes is recommended.
  • Before proceeding, it is required that you have completed CloudBees CD/RO Level 2: Release Orchestration course and its prerequisites.

Digital Badges

After completing this course, you will be prepared for the following digital badge quizzes.

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CloudBees CD/RO Release Orchestration Implementation

DevOps Engineers can test their knowledge of implementing release automation in CloudBees CD/RO.

CloudBees CD/RO Level 2: Deployment Automation

Self-Paced Instructor-Led Badges

About this course

Building on the knowledge learned in the CloudBees CD/RO Release Orchestration courses, this course focuses on deployment automation concepts aud usage. It includes hands-on labs to reinforce knowledge.

Earn a CloudBees CD/RO Deployment Automation digital badge after this class.

What you will learn

  • Describe artifact management and how it works with CloudBees CD/RO
  • Describe concepts used in modeling applications and environments
  • Create and use application and environment snapshots
  • Create and use credentials and impersonation
  • Describe deployment and rollback strategies
  • Use dashboards to gain insight into deployment automation processes

Audience

The course is for engineers automating deployments.

Prerequisites

  • A basic understanding of the Software Development Lifecycle is recommended.
  • Before proceeding, it is required that you have completed CloudBees CD/RO: Essentials, CloudBees CD/RO Level 1: Basics, and the CloudBees CD/RO Release Orchestration courses and their prerequisites.

Digital Badges

After completing this course, you will be prepared for the following digital badge quizzes.

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CloudBees CD/RO Deployment Automation

DevOps Engineers can test their knowledge of using deployment automation processes in CloudBees CD/RO.

CloudBees CD/RO Level 2: Deployment Automation Implementation

Self-Paced Instructor-Led Badges

About this course

This course builds on the knowledge learned in the CloudBees CD/RO Level 2: Deployment Automation course. It covers the implementation of application and environment modeling and application deployment using CloudBees CD/RO and is designed with hands-on lab exercises designed to give students practical exposure to these features.

Earn a CloudBees CD/RO Deployment Automation Implementation digital badge after this class.

What you will learn

  • Apply terminology and concepts to implement deployment automation in CloudBees CD/RO
  • Model applications and environments in CloudBees CD/RO
  • Build a deployment automation and deploy an artifact using the automation
  • Associate environments to applications
  • Run an application deployment

Audience

The course is for engineers automating deployments.

Prerequisites

  • A basic understanding of the Software Development Lifecycle is recommended.
  • Before proceeding, it is required that you have completed the CloudBees CD/RO Level 2: Deployment Automation course and its prerequisites.

Digital Badges

After completing this course, you will be prepared for the following digital badge quizzes.

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CloudBees CD/RO Deployment Automation Implementation

DevOps Engineers can test their knowledge of implementing deployment automation processes and modeling applications and environments in CloudBees CD/RO.

CloudBees CD/RO Level 1: Administration

Self-Paced Instructor-Led Certification

About this course

This course covers administrative tasks for CloudBees CD/RO.

Optionally earn a CloudBees CD/RO Admin Associate certification after this class.

What you will learn

Students will gain hands-on experience with basic CloudBees CD/RO administrative tasks.

Audience

The course is for anyone who needs introductory, hands-on usage knowledge and experience for CloudBees CD/RO administrative tasks. It is also a required prerequisite for CloudBees CD/RO Level 2 admin courses.

Prerequisites

  • Before proceeding, it is required that you have completed the CloudBees CD/RO Level 1: Basics course and its prerequisites.

Certifications

After completing this course, you will be prepared for the following certification exams. NOTE: Admins can skip the CloudBees CI Associate certification and go straight to the CloudBees CI Admin Associate certification.

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CloudBees CD/RO Admin Associate

DevOps Engineers, Administrators, and Operations Engineers can test their proficiency in CloudBees CD/RO administrative tasks.

CloudBees CD/RO Level 2: Administration series

Self-Paced Badges Certification

About this course

This series of courses provides advanced hands-on exercises focused on administrative tasks for CloudBees CD/RO introduced in the CloudBees CD/RO Level 1: Administration course.

Earn a CloudBees CD/RO Admin badge after each course in the series. After successfully earning all the badges, validate your proficiency by taking the CloudBees CD/RO Professional Admin certification exam.

Note:Self-paced courses and badges to be released throughout 2022 and 2023. Instructor-led training and the CloudBees CD/RO Professional Admin certification exam to be released in the first half of 2023.

What you will learn

Students will gain hands-on experience with basic CloudBees CD/RO administrative tasks.

Audience

The course is for anyone who needs introductory, hands-on usage knowledge and experience for CloudBees CD/RO administrative tasks. It is also a required prerequisite for CloudBees CD/RO Level 2 admin courses.

Prerequisites

Before proceeding, it is required that you have completed the CloudBees CD/RO Level 1: Basics course and its prerequisites.

Digital Badges

Digital badges to be released throughout 2022 and 2023.

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