Git Based Source Code Management for IBM i DevOps

Have you ever wondered why tens of millions of developers around the world have adopted Git for managing their source code? Did it shock you when Microsoft paid $7.5 Billion for a site that hosted Git repositories (GitHub)? Has your IBM i team been asked by your leadership to adopt the same “CI/CD tooling” that your web team is using…for their files? Is the future of the IBM i platform CI/CD using the same standard modern tooling that the rest of IT uses? This presentation will use slides and live demonstration to explain the basics of Git, tailored for IBM i developers, including:
· Git principles and how they compare to traditional IBM i change management methods
· Git as part of an Open Source DevOps process
· The benefits of using Git for managing your IBM i RPG, COBOL, DB2 applications
· The power of Git hosting sites like GitHub, GitLab and BitBucket
· Automated IBM i builds and deployments
· Free resources available to continue your learning
· How Eradani can help
Whether it’s Git, GitHub, Bitbucket, Azure DevOps, or Jenkins that are on your CIO’s mind, an understanding of Git and Open Source DevOps fundamentals will equip you for the discussion and prepare you to adopt the latest in DevOps technology.

Location: W210B Date: June 4, 2024 Time: 2:40 pm - 3:45 pm Dan Magid