Cloud Architecture, Design and Implementation 4.0 Guidelines (CAD4G)



Basic understanding of fundamental IT concepts

Course Objectives

  • Develop a holistic understanding of modern IT architecture and development
  • Familiarize oneself with Cloud technologies and services, specifically those offered by the hyperscalers AWS, Google Cloud Platform and Microsoft Azure
  • Contextualize recent IT development approaches by understanding the shortcomings of previous approaches
  • Learn how commonly used tools such as GitLab and Jira function, and what purpose they serve
  • Discover the reasons for containerizing deployments with Docker and Kubernetes and how DevOps tools can assist in this process

Course Content

Modul 1:
  • Domain Driven Design
    • Terms (domain, subdomain, bounded context, ubiquitous language, aggregate, entity, value object)
    • Types of subdomains
    • Types of bounded contexts
  • Event Storming
    • Method explanation
    • Similarities to DDD
    • Event Storming group exercise
  • Behaviour Driven Design
    • Difference between BDD and DDD
    • Method of / Terms used in BDD
Modul 2:
  • Jira, Git und Tickets
    • Terms (branch, fork, pull, push, etc.)
    • What is a ticket and how is it written?
    • What is a git repository, what are its advantages?
  • DevOps
    • What is DevOps, what are its advantages, what are potential pitfalls?
  • DevSecOps
    • What is DevSecOps, what is it’s use, what is the difference to DevOps?
Modul 3:
  • Introduction to the cloud
    • What is the cloud, what does cloud native mean?
    • What are IAAS/SAAS/PAAS, what are hyperscalers?
  • Cloud Services
    • What types of cloud services are there (DB services, VM services, Gateways, DNS services, etc.)?
    • What are the commonalities between the three hyperscalers’ services?
    • How do different services interconnect and form a whole?
  • Docker and Kubernetes
    • What is a container?
    • How does a container work?
    • What is the path to a dockerized application?
    • What is Kubernetes?
    • How does Kubernetes work?
  • Application and Cloud Architecture
    • How does security in the cloud work?
    • How does it work on different application layers?
    • What can a cloud-native application look like?
    • What does an example of typical Cloud architecture look like?
Modul 4:
  • Microservices
    • What is a microservice?
    • Microservice guidelines
  • API Fundamentals
    • What is an API?
    • Monolith vs Microservice
    • API first vs Code first
    • REST and SOAP
  • API, REST and Services
    • Http and http methods
    • URLs, resource naming conventions, and API versioning
    • Request header and payload
    • API responses
    • Http errors and http status codes
Modul 5:
  • Introduction to CICD
    • What is CICD?
    • Why implement CICD?
  • Classical Development Strategies
    • What is the waterfall model?
    • What are the problems of classical development strategies?
  • Continuous Integration
    • What is CI, what is a pipeline, what tools does a pipeline involve?
    • Tools: Gitlab, Sonarqube, Maven, Docker & Kubernetes, ELK, Docker Image Repository
  • Continuous Delivery
    • What is CD, and what is the difference between delivery and deployment?
    • What does a complete deployment pipeline look like?

Prices & Delivery methods

Online Training

3 days

  • Price on request
Classroom Training

3 days

  • Singapore: Price on request

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This is a FLEX course, which is delivered both virtually and in the classroom.