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.

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* These courses will be released by the end of 2022.
** These courses will be released in early 2023.

CloudBees CD/RO Essentials

Self-Paced Certification

This course provides a high-level introduction to the fundamental concepts, terminology, and features of CloudBees CD/RO.

Optionally earn a CloudBees CD/RO Essentials certification after this course.

Learning Objectives

Students will form a mental model of CloudBees CD/RO and be conversational with core terminology. They will be able to understand and communicate the features needed to design their team’s CloudBees CD/RO automation solutions. Continuing to advanced training will provide the knowledge and practical ability needed to implement and manage these solutions at scale.

Audience

This course is foundational and is applicable to end users belonging to both managerial and implementer roles. While the day-to-day usage of CloudBees CD/RO will differ by the role of its end user both groups will be empowered by a holistic understanding of CloudBees CD/RO design and capabilities.

Prerequisites

There are no training prerequisites, but a basic understanding of principles of software development, delivery, and operations is desirable.

CloudBees CD/RO Level 1: Basics

Self-Paced Instructor-Led Certification

Building on the knowledge learned in the CloudBees CD/RO: Essentials self-paced course, this course is introductory and is designed with entry-level, hands-on labs designed to give students practical exposure to core features. Implementation and configuration are covered in level 2 courses.

Optionally earn a CloudBees CD/RO Associate certification after this class, starting in July 2022.

Learning Objectives

  • Describe concepts and features that can be applied across CloudBees CD/RO
  • Build an application, environments, basic pipelines, and a release using Service Catalog templates
  • View jobs information in pipelines and procedures
  • Configure projects, properties, and parameters
  • Configure and run basic procedures
  • Use built-in dashboards and reporting features

Audience

This course is applicable to end users belonging to both managerial and implementer roles. While the day-to-day usage differs by the role of its end user, both groups will find the hands-on lab experience beneficial.

Prerequisites

  • 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.

CloudBees CD/RO Level 2: Release Orchestration

Self-Paced Instructor-Led Badge

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.

Learning Objectives

  • 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.

CloudBees CD/RO Level 2: Release Orchestration Implementation

Self-Paced Instructor-Led Badge

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.

Learning Objectives

  • 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.

CloudBees CD/RO Level 2: Deployment Automation

Self-Paced Instructor-Led Badge

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.

Learning Objectives

  • 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.

CloudBees CD/RO Level 2: Deployment Automation Implementation

Self-Paced Instructor-Led Badge

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.

Learning Objectives

  • 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.

CloudBees CD/RO Level 1: Administration

Self-Paced Instructor-Led Certification

This course covers administrative tasks for CloudBees CD/RO.

Optionally earn a CloudBees CD/RO Admin Associate certification after this class, starting in August 2022.

Learning Objectives

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.

CloudBees CD/RO Level 2: Administration series

Self-Paced Badges Certification

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.

Learning Objectives

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.

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