"DevOps is not a goal, but a never-ending process of continual improvement." – Jez Humble | CTO at DevOps Research and Assessment LLC.


All time zones are listed as CST!


Join us for a series of DevOps seminars, presented by industry experts and top trainers from  New Horizons Computer Learning Centers. Choose from a variety of topics covering DevOps best practices for your organization.


8:30am - 9:30am: Welcome to Azure - AI
With the Azure platform and productivity services, you can create the next generation of applications that span an intelligent cloud and an intelligent edge powered by AI. This presentation provides a technical overview of Microsoft AI platform to help developers get a jump-start to build innovative applications that augment human abilities and experiences.
9:45am - 10:45am : Introduction to SQL Powershell 2016
Discussion of the new SQL PowerShell Module and impact on existing PS scripts accessing SQL Server. SQLPS is now SqlServer.
11:00am - 12:00pm CST: Accelerating Digital Transformation with DevOps
As technology is evolving so quickly, traditional organizations have been forced to stay relevant in the face of new entrants in the market; think Blockbuster and Netflix and new organizations like Uber, PayPal, AirBNB, Amazon, Google, the list goes on. This session will delve into the ‘How’ and ‘Why’ DevOps emerged and how DevOps supports digital transformation.
12:15pm - 1:15pm CST: SQL Server 2016 and Temporal Tables
What the heck is a temporal table? Join us to find out about this new table type that provides correct information about stored facts at any point in time! This discussion will focus on how to both implement and query these new tables.
1:30pm - 2:30pm CST: Creating a Data Driven Web Application in 50 Minutes
Visual Studio is the Microsoft tool for creating new software solutions. Learn to yield one of the world’s most powerful tools to create software solution that can change the world. Experience creating a fully functioning web application from the ground up using Visual Studio. In this lecture and demonstration, we will experience using Visual Studio to create an ASP.NET MVC web application that connects to a SQL database using the entity framework.
2:45pm - 3:45pm CST:New Features in SQL Server 2017
SQL Server 2017 represents a major step towards making SQL Server a platform that gives you choices of development languages, data types, on-premises or cloud, and operating systems. This is an introduction to some exciting new features in the SQL Server 2017 database engine including: resumable online index rebuilding, automatic database tuning, and clusterless support for Always On Database availability.
4:00pm - 5:00pm CST: Azure - a developer's perspective
Use the cloud to host software available to every device in the world. Azure is Microsoft's cloud solution. Experience how to create your place in Microsoft's worldwide distributed computer network. In this lecture and demonstration, we will experience using Microsoft Azure to host an existing web applications. Our web application will be backed by a SQL Database, Storage Account, and Service Bus Queue time permitting. Creating an Azure WebApp, SQL Database, and Storage Account in this Azure cloud crash course.
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Through hands-on labs, students will learn to automate system administration tasks on managed hosts with Ansible, learn how to write Ansible playbooks to standardize task execution.

The course provides an introduction to DevOps, the cultural & professional movement that stresses communication, collaboration, integration & automation to improve the flow of work between software developers and IT operations professionals.

Students will attain a deep knowledge of AWS infrastructure and deployment on AWS, and attain skills to pass the AWS Certification Exam

Office of the CIO
Enroll in a DevOps Class
Application Lifecycle Management Using Visual Studio 2017

Students will use the Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) tools found in Visual Studio and Team Foundation Server (or Visual Studio Team Services) to plan, track, design, develop, test, and deliver business value in the form of working software.

Puppet Configuration & Administration

This course presents the system management and configuration tool Puppet Enterprise, from methods, techniques, capabilities to implementation.

This course is intended for architects who have experience building infrastructure and applications on the Microsoft Azure platform. Students should have a thorough understanding of most services offered on the Azure platform...