Learn about Deployment Pipelines from their Inventor - Dave Farley

All Dave’s Expertise, Teachings and Advice,
captured in Video Lessons, Worksheets and Demos, 

for YOU to Study at your Convenience, 

at Less Than 40% of the Price 

(compared to Dave’s in-person training events).

  • Maximise Efficiency

    Release new features to your customers fast and frequently. The primary tool for digital disruption.

  • Software Engineering

    Develop these highly-valued and much sought-after DevOps engineering skills

  • A Tool for Learning

    The Deployment Pipeline empowers your development team and amplifies their skills. Frequent testing and feedback optimises for learning.

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Welcome to the course!

  • 2

    Deployment Pipeline Fundamentals

    • Continuous Delivery Principles

    • Pipeline Fundamentals

    • How To Build Your Next Deployment Pipeline

    • The Deployment Pipeline Challenge - Part I

    • Discussion - Your Walking Skeleton

    • Review 1 - Continuous Delivery Pipelines

  • 3

    The Commit Cycle

    • The Development Environment

    • Version Control

    • The Commit Stage

    • Continuous Integration Strategies

    • Test Driven Development

    • The Artifact Repository

    • The Deployment Pipeline Challenge - Part II

    • Discussion - The 5-minute Rule of Thumb

    • Review 2 - The Commit Cycle

  • 4

    The Acceptance Cycle

    • The Acceptance Stage

    • Manual Testing

    • Performance Testing

    • Testing Non-Functional Requirements

    • Continuous Delivery and Data

    • The Deployment Pipeline Challenge - Part III

    • Discussion - Determining Releasability

  • 5

    Into Production

    • Release Into Production

    • The Deployment Pipeline Challenge - Part IV

    • Discussion - Deployment Challenges

    • Review 3 - Acceptance Cycle into Production

  • 6

    The Whole Pipeline

    • Real World Example

    • Infrastructure As Code

    • Regulation & Compliance

    • Measuring Success

    • Deployment Pipeline Challenge - Part V

    • Review 4 - The Complete Deployment Pipeline

    • How To Speed Up Your Deployment Pipeline

    • Discussion - Optimising Your Pipeline

  • 7

    Complete The Course

    • Congratulations!

    • References and Links

    • My Feedback

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Our Anatomy of a Deployment Pipeline Course is available to book for a Team, or Group of students.

Contact Us -  courses@continuous-delivery.co.uk 
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FREE copy of Dave Farley's "Continuous Delivery Pipelines" book for everyone who buys this course.


Founder of Continuous Delivery Ltd.

Dave Farley

This course is delivered by Dave Farley - author of the best-selling books, "Continuous Delivery - Reliable Software Releases through Build, Test, and Deployment Automation”, and "Modern Software Engineering: Doing What Works to Build Better Software Faster". Dave is a pioneer of Continuous Delivery, thought-leader and expert practitioner in CD, DevOps, TDD and software development in general. Dave has been using Continuous Delivery for over 20 years to develop world-class software, and he is passionate about helping development teams around the world to improve the design, quality and reliability of their software, by sharing his expertise through his consultancy, YouTube channel, and training courses.


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