Build & Release Engineering Best Practices: Release Management

SRE    |    Intermediate
  • 15 Videos | 1h 12m 10s
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Release management can guide your software development efforts from planning to deployment, resulting in better customer satisfaction with the end product. In this course, you'll learn about the benefits of using a release management process to manage and improve the development of a software build. You'll then move on to explore key concepts and principles that apply to release management, as well as common considerations and potential challenges to be aware of. Lastly, you'll learn about common toolsets used by release engineers and best practices related to continuous integration and release deployment.


  • discover the key concepts covered in this course
    provide an overview of release management and recognize its key terms
    provide an overview of the release management process
    provide an overview of key concepts such as code management and version control
    describe the release management cycle and each step in the cycle
    list common challenges surrounding release management
    recognize the importance of an enterprise release management framework
    list project management principles as they relate to release management
  • provide an overview of the release management processes by stages in the software development life cycle
    list common toolsets used by a release engineer in their job
    provide an overview of metrics and KPIs such as release downtime, priority of releases, and on-time releases
    describe release management and DevOps in an Agile world
    differentiate between continuous delivery, continuous deployment, and continuous integration
    provide an overview of the release deployment process
    summarize the key concepts covered in this course



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