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, Terraform, AWS, Bash/Sshoogr/Fabric, Puppet/Ansible, Jenkins, ELK


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


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

View example certificate


The course is taught in English.

Happy attendees

Over the period of last 3 years, DevOps Masterclass has been delivered (publicly and privately) 20+ times in various locations in Europe: πŸ‡¦πŸ‡Ή Austria, πŸ‡ΈπŸ‡ͺ Sweden, πŸ‡©πŸ‡° Denmark, πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ UK, πŸ‡·πŸ‡΄ Romania, πŸ‡ͺπŸ‡ͺ Estonia, πŸ‡±πŸ‡» Latvia and received very high πŸ‘ ratings from the participants.

Romania, Bucharest, 2017

Austria, Linz, 2016

Latvia, Riga, 2016


Andrey Adamovich is a software craftsman with many years of experience in different lifecycle phases of software creation. He is passionate about defining good development practices, documenting and presenting architecture, reuse of code and design patterns, profiling and analysis of application performance as well as extreme automation of development and operations activities.

At the moment, Andrey works as a free-lance DevOps consultant offering his expertise in implementing DevOps initiatives, selecting automation tooling, switching to infrastructure-as-code and immutable infrastructure and constructing software delivery pipelines.

Andrey is a frequent speaker at international conferences and local communities. He presented at more than 60 events in 19 countries. He is one of the leaders of LatCraft - Latvian Software Craftsmanship Community as well as co-founder and organizer of DevTernity conference.


Early Bird

60 days before the course


Wise Bird




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 cancellation policy