DevOps – Foundation Certificate Program
3 Days

Course Overview

This course provides an introduction to DevOps – the cultural and professional movement that stresses communication, collaboration, integration and automation in order to improve the flow of work between software developers and IT operations professionals. Improved workflows will result in an improved ability to design, develop, deploy and operate software and services faster.

Duration

  • Sixteen (16) hours training course with review and exam on the third day
  • Includes a 60 minutes exam, consisting of 40 multiple-choice questions, successfully passing (65%) the exam leads to the DevOps Foundation Certificate. The certification is governed, administered and maintained by the DevOps Institute.
  • The DevOps Foundation Certificate will be the pre-requisite for future DevOps certification courses.

Delivery Methods

- Instructor led Classroom environment at a maximum of 25 students per session
- Virtual Web-based

Prequisites

  • Completion of pre-class assignment
  • Familiarity with IT and IT service management is recommended

Audience

The target audience for the Foundation qualification are Management, Operations, Developers, QA, Testing, Service Management:

  • Individuals and organizations seeking a foundational understanding of DevOps
  • Employees and managers responsible for designing, reengineering or improving process
  • Consultants guiding their clients through process improvement initiatives
  • Internal and external suppliers
  • Process stakeholders

Program Objectives

The learning objectives for DevOps Foundation include an understanding of:

  • DevOps objectives and vocabulary
  • Benefits to the business
  • Concepts and practices — including its relationship to Agile, Lean and IT Service Management (ITSM)
  • Improved workflows
  • Improved communication and feedback loops
  • Reliance on automation
  • Applying DevOps in an enterprise environment
  • Critical success factors and key performance indicators
  • Real-life examples and results

Program Content

The candidate will be guided to understand

  • Basic concepts
  • Value of DevOps
  • Organizational consideration
  • Culture
  • Practices
  • Automation
  • Key principles and terminology
  • Relationship to other frameworks

Program Material (handout)

  • DevOps – The Basics (pre-class resource)
  • Learner Manual (excellent post-class reference)
  • Participation in unique exercises designed to apply concepts
  • Sample documents, templates, tools and techniques
  • Access to additional sources of information and communities

Simulation and practical application

We provide the students with real life experiences; for the purpose of discussion and to show the value of using best practice.

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