Course description

DevOps is a growing movement that encourages closer collaboration of developers and system operations to help business goals to be achieved efficiently and on time. Software development and infrastructure scaling are very fast-paced nowadays. That brings a necessity of larger automation, measurement and information sharing for all involved processes.

This 2-day workshop focuses on solving challenges that organisations face when implementing DevOps initiatives. It introduces principles of DevOps and tools that help reach full automation of infrastructure provisioning and software delivery. Theoretical background as well as practical hands-on examples of tools like Vagrant, Docker, AWS and others are given during this workshop.

Topics covered in this course include:

Introduction to DevOps: The story, Problems, Main principles

Automation is the key: Why to automate? What to automate? How to automate? When to not automate? Automation arguments?

Continuous X: Continuous Integration, Continuous Deployment, Continuous Delivery

Configuration management: Metadata management, Maturity model

Infrastructure automation: Managing environments, Developer’s machine, From development to production, Infrastructure scaling

Cloud infrastructure: Public clouds, Private clouds, Containerization

Tooling: Local development, Infrastructure connectivity, Infrastructure provisioning, Infrastructure testing, Infrastructure monitoring

Lab work: Vagrant, Packer, Docker, AWS, Bash/Sshoogr/Fabric, Puppet/Chef, Jenkins, ELK


Developers, software architects, technical project managers, system administrators.


You earn eXtreme Automation certificate by attending the course. No exam required.


The course is taught in English.


codingandrey Andrey Adamovich
Extreme Automator

Andrey Adamovich is a software craftsman with 18+ years of professional software design and development experience in different industries using various programming languages and technologies. Andrey's passionate about defining good development practices, documenting and presenting architecture, reuse of code and design patterns, analysis of application performance. In recent years, his focus is on automation of various parts of software delivery process as well as DevOps initiatives his company is implementing for various clients in Europe.

Andrey is a frequent conference speaker as well as a co-organizer of a local software craftsmanship community. He is one of the authors of Groovy 2 Cookbook. Andrey has a Master degree in Computer Science from the Latvian State University

Early Bird

until 30 Aug, 2017



until 29 Sep, 2017



15 people max


* Price does not include VAT (if applicable)

* Price for in-house training does not include travelling and accommodation costs (if training is hosted outside of Riga)

* This training is a subject to training cancellationpolicy