Banca de QUALIFICAÇÃO: MARCELO RÔMULO FERNANDES

Uma banca de QUALIFICAÇÃO de DOUTORADO foi cadastrada pelo programa.
DISCENTE : MARCELO RÔMULO FERNANDES
DATA : 11/01/2023
HORA: 13:30
LOCAL: Google Meet
TÍTULO:

Understanding Challenges and Recommendations in DevOps Education


PALAVRAS-CHAVES:

DevOps, challenges, recommendations, thematic analysis, systematic literature review


PÁGINAS: 107
RESUMO:

DevOps represents a set of practices that integrates software development and operation, now widely adopted in the software industry. It involves implementing various vital concepts, such as a culture of collaboration, continuous delivery, and infrastructure as code. The high demand for DevOps practitioners requires non-trivial adjustments in traditional software engineering courses and educational methodologies. As a new area, DevOps has brought significant challenges for the academy regarding research topics and teaching strategies. From an educational perspective, it is essential to understand how existing courses teach fundamental DevOps concepts. In this thesis, we perform empirical studies to investigate existing challenges of DevOps courses and recommendations to overcome them. Understanding those challenges and recommendations can contribute to improving the learning of DevOps concepts and practices. Our first study presents a systematic literature review to identify challenges and recommendations for teaching DevOps. Our findings show a total of 73 challenges and 85 recommendations organized into seven categories (pedagogy, curriculum, assessment, tool, DevOps concepts, class preparation, and environment setup) from 18 papers selected. We also discuss how existing recommendations address the challenges found in the study, thus contributing to the preparation and execution of DevOps courses. Finally, we investigate if challenges and recommendations are specific to teaching DevOps. Our second study involves interviews with 14 DevOps educators from different universities and countries to identify the main challenges and recommendations for DevOps teaching. It identified 83 challenges, 185 recommendations, and several association links and conflicts between them. Our findings can help educators plan, execute and evaluate DevOps courses. They also highlight several opportunities for researchers to propose new methods and tools for teaching DevOps. The remaining studies in this thesis aim to evaluate the usefulness of the reported challenges and recommendations for DevOps education in preparing new courses and improving existing ones. We also plan to analyze the impact of the challenges and recommendations from the industry perspective.



MEMBROS DA BANCA:
Presidente - 1644456 - UIRA KULESZA
Interno - 1671962 - EDUARDO HENRIQUE DA SILVA ARANHA
Externo à Instituição - VINICIUS CARDOSO GARCIA - UFPE
Notícia cadastrada em: 15/12/2022 08:12
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