Above is a GitOps Blue Green Deployment, explained below among many other topics, and transitioning to other Automation Testing related topics. Infrastructure as Code including Blue / Green and Canary Testing examples When working with Infrastructure as Code one term to know is "immutability" which means being in a state that is not changeable, but … Continue reading Week 5 of the DevNet Grind – Automation Testing (Physical vs SDN), Test Methods, pyATS demonstrated / setup guide for home lab, and Network Simulation!
Ansible I believe is the only lab I can setup in my home network unfortunately Because I'd like to compare notes / labs once I finish this course so I can review and lab it in my own environment / devnet sandbox / public clouds, so I will be making a "Hands on Lab" segment … Continue reading Week 5 of the DevNet Grind – Ansible Hands On Lab!
An Overview of Automation Tools before diving into Ansible, Puppet, and Chef! These major 3 Automation Tools Ansible / Puppet / Chef offer powerful and robust Automation solutions rather than Ad-Hoc strategies such as BASH / Python / Etc. These 3 Tools "wrap" Operating Systems functions into them for ease of use, with both robust … Continue reading Week 5 of the DevNet Grind – The big 3 Automation Tools Ansible, Puppet, and Chef reviewed in detail for exam day!
Overview of Automation Scripting (Tools, Cloud, SDKs, Execution, Etc) The most popular Tool for Basic Scripting is Bash (also called Shell) in Unix / Linux and MacOS, which can be used for single I/O operations, or "piping" different utilities together in one command to create a "Bash Script" via this command chain. This is an … Continue reading Week 5 of the DevNet Grind – Overview of Automation Tools / SDKs / CLIs, Procedural Automation, Idempotency, and review of Bare Metal Clouds!
Being that the webpage is starting to get a lag from maintaining so much data, I will start publishing these in chunks rather than gigantic posts, and I cannot see myself breaking these down into smaller posts in the future - I will likely just go more in depth. With that I will get start … Continue reading Week 4 of the DevNet Grind – Deployment Models / Environments / Steps of Development, Docker Template and Container creation reviewed, along with Docker Hub Push / Pull demo!