Friday, December 3, 2021

DevOps Coaching Program Model Information | AWS Cloud Azure Cloud DevOps Coaching Program Model Information

Thanks for showing interest in learning DevOps. Believe it or not, anyone can become a successful DevOps engineer after finishing the exciting training with coach in person at Frisco, TX (currently doing only online due to covid-19)


You really don't need to a have solid programming or software engineering experience. Many of my students did not have any computer background before attending the coaching program, now they are very successful DevOps engineers, making 6-figure income working at various companies across USA.

What is DevOps?

DevOps is #1 IT skills right now in the market and will be there for really long time. As a DevOps engineers/consultant you will help companies to release software products faster, automated and efficient ways.

DevOps brings together people, processes, and technology, automating software delivery to provide continuous value to end users. DevOps automates and speeds software delivery. It makes your process and your products more reliable.

Here is the coaching model:
  • total 8 weeks of coaching
  • 2 sessions per weekend/week
  • Fast paced
  • Purely lab oriented(hands on)
  • ~80% hands on, ~20 %theory
  • 40+ lab exercises, also few bonus lab exercises
  • Wiki page for troubleshooting needs
  • Collaborative way of learning - separate WhatsApp group per batch
  • Coach’s website(www.cidevops.com & www.coachdevops.com) also has instructions
  • YouTube channel
  • Help in resume preparation
  • Help in Interview preparation
  • Interview Coaching & tips
  • DevOps concepts and interview notes will be provided
About the DevOps Coach:
  • 21 yrs of IT experience, 6+ Yrs in practicing DevOps and Cloud Automation.
  • Comprehensive hands on knowledge on Git, BitBucket, GitHub, Jenkins, Maven, SonarQube, Nexus, Terraform, Ansible, Docker and Kubernetes on AWS and Azure cloud platforms.
  • Many students already placed in reputed companies from my coaching program successfully.
  • Working as a Sr.DevOps Coach/Architect in a top IT services company in US.
  • Unique program...less theory, more hands on work on AWS and Azure 
  • Resume preparation will be done with candidates personally.
  • One-to-one Interview coaching.
  • Coaching is purely hands on with job relevant.
  • Coached about 990+ people successfully.
Just believe!! Anything is possible!!

Friday, November 26, 2021

AWS and Azure Cloud and DevOps Coaching Online Classes - Aug 2022 Schedule

Are you in IT? Tired of your work? Are you not able to make any good progress in your career? 

Are you not having a job? Looking for a break in IT? Are you interested in learning DevOps? 
 
Did you get laid off from your previous job due to Covid-19
 
You are in the right place to kick start your career in DevOps. DevOps is one of the top and hot IT skills right now. Currently almost all the employers are struggling to get right resources in their teams who can do the DevOps and automation work..You could be that person by attending this coaching program.

DevOps Coaching Classes schedules for Aug 2022

Date Time Type When?
Aug 1st 6:00 to 8:00 PM CST Weekdays Mondays/Wednesdays
Aug 20th 11:25 AM to 01:25 PM CST on Saturdays
         &
02:00 PM to 4:00 pm CST on Sundays
Weekends Sat/Sun


DevOps Coaching Highlights:

- Comprehensive hands on knowledge on Git, Jenkins, Maven, SonarQube, Nexus, Terraform, Ansible, Puppet, Docker, AWS IAM, ECR, Docker registry. AWS and Azure cloud platforms.

- Coach is having about 21+ yrs of professional IT experience, 6+ Yrs in DevOps/Cloud/Automation.

- Many students already got placed in reputed companies from this coaching program successfully.

- Working as a Sr.DevOps Coach/Architect in a one of the top IT services companies in USA.

- Unique program...less theory, more hands on lab exercises...
 
Resume preparation will be done with candidates personally.

One-to-one Interview coaching.

- Coaching is purely hands on with 101% job relevant.

100% Job assistance.

- Coached about  1200+ people successfully for past 4 and half years and many of my students got placed with many large enterprises in DFW, Charlotte, Houston, Austin, Chicago, Florida, Seattle, Bay area, Ohio, NJ and NY areas..

To join coaching classes, contact the Coach below:

Contact no # : +1(469)733-5248
Email id: devops.coaching@gmail.com
Contact: Coach

If you live in India, please contact assistant coach Gunal to learn about the program:
Name - Gunal
Contact no: +91 87600 02237

Sunday, November 14, 2021

Integrate Artifactory with Jenkins - Upload Artifacts from Jenkins to Artifactory - How to Integrate Jenkins with Artifactory

How to Integrate Jenkins with Artifactory?

You can install Artifact plug-in to integrate Artifactory with Jenkins. Let us see how to integrate Jenkins with Artifactory and able to upload War/Ear/Jar files using Maven.



Pre-requistes:
Install Artifactory plugin in Jenkins.
go to Jenkins, Manage Jenkins, Manage plug-ins page, search for artifactory under available tab.

Make sure Maven 3 is also configured under Manage Jenkins--> Global Tool configuration
Enter Name as Maven3
/usr/share/maven as MAVEN_HOME

Configure Arifactory in Jenkins:
Once you successfully install Artifactory plug-in, 
1. Go to Manage Jenkins, Click on configure system. Look for JFrog section, click on JFrog Platform instance.
Enter some name for Instance_ID and enter Artifactory url like below:
http://public_dns_name:8081/artifactory
 


2. Click on Advanced configuration
Enter Artifactory URL again
http://public_dns_name:8081/artifactory

 and also distribution URL as below
http://public_dns_name:8081/distribution

3. Add Credentials Entry


Enter admin as username and enter Artifactory password as Admin123
Click on Test connection to verify everything is right.

4. Once you installed the above plug-in, click on existing Freestyle job configuration.
4. Go under Build environment
Select Maven 3 - Artifactory integration check box
and click on refresh Repositories and choose repos as mentioned below:


 5.Click on Add Build step and choose Invoke Artifactory Maven 3

6. Enter value as below, MyWebApp/pom.xml as root POM
and goal as install

7. Now click on Build, Jenkins should build using Maven and upload WAR file into Artifactory.

8. Login to Artifactory, Click on Artifactory --> Artifacts


Click on Builds to see the artifacts



That's it folks!

Monday, November 8, 2021

How to Deploy Docker Containers into AKS cluster using Azure Pipelines | Deploy Docker Image into AKS cluster using Azure Release Pipelines

We are going to learn how to deploy Docker containers into Azure Kubernetes Cluster(AKS) using Azure pipelines.




Pre-requistes:

1. AKS cluster needs to be up running. You can create AKS cluster using one of the below options:

2. ACR is also setup in Azure cloud. 
3. Already created Azure DevOps dashboard in 
4. Dockerfile created along with the application source code

Implementation Steps
Step 1 - Create Azure Build pipeline for building Docker images and uploading into ACR
Step 2 - Create Azure Release pipeline for deploying Docker containers into AKS
 
Step 1 - How to create a Azure Build Pipeline

1. Login into your Azure DevOps dashboard
2. Click on Pipelines.

3. Click on New Pipeline

4. Click on use the classic editor
Enter your repo name and branch name where you have stored your source code along with Dockerfile

Click on Continue. Now choose the template by typing Docker, Select Docker container and Apply.
 

Now pipeline is created with two tasks already. We need to configure it.

Let's modify Build an image task.


Select Push an image task

Add a task for Copying YAML file, enter the Kubernetes deployment YAML file

Add Publish artifact task


Now click Save + Queue and run to start Building the pipeline



Once the build is completed, you should be able to see the Docker images under 
Services --> Repositories


Step 2 - How to Create Release pipeline for deploying Docker containers into AKS Cluster 

Go to Pipelines --> Click on Releases --> New Release pipeline

Click on Stage 1 and choose a template by selecting
Deploy to a Kubernetes cluster and click on Apply


Change the stage name to Deploy to AKS


Now click on Add an artifact


Select the Build pipeline and click on the latest version

Now click on Deploy to AKS stage
Click on kubectl apply


Now Click on New to enter AKS cluster connection info


Choose the Azure subscription and enter Microsoft user credentials.



Select AKS cluster from the drop down, choose default namespace


Choose command as apply and select the yaml file from the dropdown from Configuration file 



Now click on Save,
Click on Create a release
and then click Create to run the deployment


Click on Stage to see the logs

Now you will the following tasks are in green to confirm Deployment was successful.


Let's check if deployment created any pods

kubectl get deployments

kubectl get pods

kubectl get svc



Now try to access application running inside AKS cluster by using external IP and port number


Go to the browser enter http://external IP:5000



Saturday, October 9, 2021

Certificate verification failed: The certificate is NOT trusted | Jenkins installation Error Fix | Jenkins Installation on Ubuntu 18.0.4

Running sudo apt-get update on my AWS EC2 Ubuntu 18.04.01 LTS instance fails because Certificate verification failed: The certificate is NOT trusted.

Err:6 https://pkg.jenkins.io/debian-stable binary/ Release

Certificate verification failed: The certificate is NOT trusted. The certificate chain uses expired certificate.  Could not handshake: Error in the certificate verification. [IP: 199.232.66.133 443]

Fix for the above error

You need to install certificates to overcome this error:

sudo apt install ca-certificates

sudo apt-get update

Now try installing Jenkins

sudo apt install jenkins -y



Friday, October 1, 2021

How to upload Docker Images into Azure Container Registry using Azure Pipelines | Automate Docker builds using Azure Pipelines | Upload Docker Images into Azure Container Registry (ACR)

We will learn how to build Docker image and upload Docker images into Azure Container Registry(ACR) using Azure Build pipelines.

Pre-requistes:

1. ACR is setup in Azure cloud. (see below for the steps)
2. Already created Azure DevOps dashboard in 
3. Dockerfile created along with the application source code

How to Create Azure Container Registry?

First Create Resource Group

Make sure you are login to Azure portal first.

az login

Execute below command to create a resource group in Azure portal.

az group create --name myResourceGroup --location southcentralus

Run the below command to create your own private container registry using Azure Container Registry (ACR).

az acr create --resource-group myResourceGroup --name myacrrepo31 --sku Standard --location southcentralus

You can login to Azure portal to see the ACR repo.

How to create a Azure Build Pipeline

1. Login into your Azure DevOps dashboard
2. Click on Pipelines.

3. Click on New Pipeline

4. Click on use the classic editor
Enter your repo name and branch name where you have stored your source code along with Dockerfile

Click on Continue. Now choose the template by typing Docker, Select Docker container and Apply.
 

Now pipeline is created with two tasks already. We need to configure it.

Let's modify Build an image task.


Select Push an image task


Add a task for Copying YAML file, enter the Kubernetes deployment YAML file

Add Publish artifact task



Now click Save + Queue and run to start Building the pipeline



Once the build is completed, you should be able to see the Docker images under 
Services --> Repositories


Please watch the above steps in YouTube Channel: