Cloud Foundry BOSH Fundamentals LiveLessons

Learn how to harness the power of the Cloud Foundry BOSH tool to build resilient and enterprise-grade cloud-native deployments.

Cloud Foundry BOSH Fundamentals LiveLessons

Course Description

BOSH 2.0 is the next generation, enterprise ­grade, service deployment tool that powers Pivotal Cloud Foundry. By using BOSH, operators can manage huge deployments, such as Cloud Foundry, Concourse, Postgresql, and others on any cloud, in an entirely automated and reproducible way. Cloud Foundry BOSH Fundamentals from Pearson will teach you how to make use of BOSH 2.0 to automate every aspect of your deployment operations. You'll learn the fundamentals of using BOSH with existing BOSH releases, and how to create your own releases to deploy your own customized software. What you will learn: The fundamentals, domain terms, and language of BOSH How to build your own BOSH releases, gaining confidence that you understand exactly what's deployed on your network How to fully automate your deployments, unlocking a huge po... Read More »

BOSH 2.0 is the next generation, enterprise ­grade, service deployment tool that powers Pivotal Cloud Foundry. By using BOSH, operators can manage huge deployments, such as Cloud Foundry, Concourse, Postgresql, and others on any cloud, in an entirely automated and reproducible way.

Cloud Foundry BOSH Fundamentals from Pearson will teach you how to make use of BOSH 2.0 to automate every aspect of your deployment operations. You’ll learn the fundamentals of using BOSH with existing BOSH releases, and how to create your own releases to deploy your own customized software.

What you will learn:

  • The fundamentals, domain terms, and language of BOSH
  • How to build your own BOSH releases, gaining confidence that you understand exactly what’s deployed on your network
  • How to fully automate your deployments, unlocking a huge potential in predictability and testability
  • How BOSH detects VM issues and automatically recovers them for you
  • How to monitor your deployments with BOSH
  • How to colocate your own tools into your BOSH deployment
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Course Details:

Target Audience

  • Operators
  • DevOps Professionals
  • Cloud Foundry and Concourse enthusiasts
  • Those providing managed services and consulting to Cloud Foundry users
  • Prerequisites

  • Familiarity with the fundamentals of Linux and Unix
  • Some familiarity with cloud infrastructures, such as GCP
  • Certificate Info:

    Type of Certification

    Certificate of Completion

    Format of Certification

    Digital and Print

    Professional Association/Affiliation

    This certificate is issued by Pearson LearnIT

    Method of Obtaining Certification

    Upon successful completion of the course, participants will receive a certificate of completion.

    Course Outline

  • Cloud Foundry BOSH Fundamentals LiveLessons: Introduction
  • Learning objectives
  • Discover BOSH
  • Review the BOSH philosophy
  • Recognize BOSH’s core concepts
  • Review BOSH vocabulary
  • Review cloud vocabulary
  • Get help
  • Learning objectives
  • Prepare a new GCP project
  • Deploy the Director by hand
  • Access the Director
  • Deploy the Director using the BOSH Bootloader
  • Learning objectives
  • Upload the stemcell
  • Upload the release
  • Create the deployment manifest and cloud config
  • Deploy the release
  • Explore the deployment
  • Learning objectives
  • Upload and configure the Etcd release
  • Deploy the Etcd Release
  • Connect to Etcd
  • Explore the deployment
  • Learning objectives
  • Patch all of your VMs at once with a new Stemcell
  • Monitor your deployment remotely
  • Manage deployed processes with Monit
  • Scale out and up
  • Change the Etcd configuration
  • Learning objectives
  • Colocate a release to gather logs via Syslog
  • Use BOSH addons to gather logs via Syslog
  • Exercise the Resurrector
  • Learning objectives
  • Initialize the release directory
  • Write the frontend server
  • Create the package files
  • Create the jobs
  • Manage large files as local blobs
  • Review how the release parts fit together
  • Understand the development cycle
  • Build and deploy the development release
  • Add a load balancer for external access
  • Review the final deployment
  • Use links to remove hardcoded IPs
  • Learning objectives
  • Review the difference between development and final releases
  • Upload final release blobs to GCS
  • Build the final release
  • Use links to remove hardcoded IPs
  • Cloud Foundry BOSH Fundamentals LiveLessons: Summary
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