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GitLab Education

GitLab CI/CD Training

Overview

This class covers setting up continuous integration/continuous deployment (CI/CD) for your projects. It starts with a round-robin discussion of where your team is at with CI/CD today. It then focuses on what is CI/CD, why it should be used, and how to implement within GitLab. This class includes live demonstrations of the use of GitLab.

Target Audiences

Technical Project Leads

What’s Included

  • Live training sessions delivered by a GitLab technical trainer
  • Lecture with demonstrations
  • Hands-on Labs
  • Slides with notes and reference links

Learning Objectives

  • Describe what CI/CD is
  • Explain how runners work
  • Set up and configure CI/CD and runners
  • Verify a new feature
  • Scope and persist variables at various levels
  • Scaffold out the basics of a test, build, review, and deploy pipeline leveraging feature/topic branching as the review mechanism
  • Release and deployment workflow
  • Artifacts and dependency caching
  • Building and deploying images to GitLab registry

Course Agenda

Course Day Topic
Morning
  • CI/CD Overview
  • Demo and Labs: Setting up and Configuring CI/CD in GItLab
Afternoon
  • GitLab Runners
  • Demos and Hand-on Labs:
  • Verify a New Feature
  • Understand the execution context where jobs are run
  • Scope and persist variables at various levels
  • Scaffold out the basics of a test, build, review, and deploy pipeline leveraging feature/topic branching as the review mechanism
  • Release and deployment workflow
  • Artifacts and dependency caching
  • Building and deploying Images to GitLab registry

Prerequisite Knowledge and Skills

Attendees should already be familiar at a basic knowledge level with the following concepts:

  • Agile development
  • Source code management
  • Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery and Deployment advantages

Here are some resources to help you prepare:

System Requirements

Laptop with internet access and git installed, per the requirements specified here.

Pricing

Private Onsite Course

$5,000 per session for up to 20 attendees per session for standard non-customized live training


Private Course Options

  • Remote for your team: $3000 per day, up to 12 attendees recommended
  • At your site: $5000 per day for up to 20 attendees, plus travel expenses for each instructor
  • At a GitLab-hosted facility: $2,000 plus $5000 per day for up to 20 attendees, plus travel expenses for each instructor

Customization

This course can be customized. Pricing will be based on the scope of customization you need.