Adopt a cloud-native platform to build many apps

This Learning Journey provides the learning activities required for a Cloud
Application Developer to gain the skills required to adopt the Bluemix cloud-native
platform to build many apps.

Job Role / Skills : Architect/Consultant/Developer/IT Services

  • Intermediate
  • 30.5 hours
  • Multiple
  • 8 Assets

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- Learning activities for developers and architects (2)
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Microservices Practitioner Essentials

Intermediate 5.0 hours Self-paced

Complete this self-study learning journey to gain a thorough understanding of
Microservices, the architecture for cloud applications, focused on small autonomous
services that work together. Understand how to refactor, design and develop
applications and use Microservices Frameworks. View components of the
BlueCompute application, which is an IBM reference architecture for microservices.
Take the Microservices Essential quiz and obtain the badge!

Microservices Practitioner Essentials

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IBM Redbook: Essentials of Cloud Application Development (LTU66543)

Intermediate 16.0 hours Self-paced with labs

This course is designed to teach university students the basic skills that are required
to develop, deploy, and test cloud-based applications that use the IBM Bluemix®
cloud services.

IBM Redbook: Essentials of Cloud Application Development

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Cloud Application Developer Certification

Basic 0.5 hour Self-paced

This course provides a review of key concepts to help you prepare to pass the
IBM® Cloud Platform Application Development V2 exam. It is structured as a series
of video lectures accompanied by demonstrations, hands-on labs, and quizzes.
Completing this course will give you experience with IBM Bluemix® and show you
how to build applications for the cloud that are scalable, reliable, and secure. After
completing this course, visit the IBM Professional Certification Program website to
learn how to obtain the “IBM Certified Application Developer – Cloud Platform”
certification.

Cloud Application Developer Certification

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- Additional learning activities for architects (5)
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Top 9 rules for cloud applications

1.0 hour

An application is cloudready if you can effectively deploy it into a public or private cloud That is you must design the application so that it can leverage the platformasaservice PaaS layer on which it runs and wont break because of design limitations that collide with assumptions that are made in the PaaS layer If you follow these simple rules in your application design you can usually make your existing applications cloudready without going through an entire reimplementation

Top 9 rules for cloud applications

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Top 9 rules for cloud applications

Basic 1.0 hour Self-paced

An application is cloudready if you can effectively deploy it into a public or private cloud That is you must design the application so that it can leverage the platformasaservice PaaS layer on which it runs and wont break because of design limitations that collide with assumptions that are made in the PaaS layer If you follow these simple rules in your application design you can usually make your existing applications cloudready without going through an entire reimplementation

Top 9 rules for cloud applications

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Martin Fowler on microservices

Intermediate 2.0 hours Multiple

Martin Fowlers web article on microservices explains Microservice Architecture, a
particular way of designing software applications as suites of independently
deployable services.

Martin Fowler on microservices

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Docker Tutorial: Developer - Beginner Linux Containers

Intermediate 1.0 hour Self-paced with labs

This docker training tutorial will guide you through the steps involved in setting up
your computer, running your first containers, deploying a web application with
Docker and running a multi-container voting app with Docker Compose.

Docker Tutorial: Developer - Beginner Linux Containers

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IBM Certified Solution Architect - Cloud Platform Solution V2 Study Guide

Intermediate 4.0 hours Self-paced

This study guide will prepare you for the IBM Certified Solution
Architect - Cloud Platform Solution V2 certification exam. It provides links to
resources where you can learn Cloud Infrastructure design concepts. It also
provides links to resources for planning for a Cloud Infrastructure, architecting a
Cloud Infrastructure and managing a Cloud Infrastructure.

IBM Certified Solution Architect - Cloud Platform Solution V2 Study Guide

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