DevOps – Foundation Certificate Program – 3 days

On Demand means the course can be scheduled and delivered as a dedicated corporate group session, based on a minimum number of students per session. Sessions identified with delivery dates, are open enrollment sessions for individual students

Course Summary

This program 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.

This certification is useful for IT professionals in Management, IT Operations, Software Development, Quality Assurance (QA), Testing and IT Service Management.

This course introduces topics such as: Automation, Continuous Delivery, Continuous Integration, Continuous Deployment, Continuous Monitoring, Deployment Pipeline, how Lean, Agile and IT Service Management (ITSM) support DevOps, Cloud Computing, Container technology, Configuration Management, Continuous Improvement, Management of Change and Cultural Change.

Prerequisites

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

Course Features

  • Small Class Size

    Instructor led Classroom environment at a maximum of 25 students per session

  • Online

    Virtual Web-based

  • At Your Pace

    Self-Paced using our Learning Management System

  • Length

    Sixteen (16) hours training course. Review and examination will be done on the third day; exam can be offered in class or as web based voucher.

  • Exam

    Exam is 60 minutes, 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.

Audience

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

  • Individuals involved in IT development, IT operations or IT service management
  • Individuals who require a detailed understanding of DevOps principles
  • IT professionals working within, or about to enter, an Agile Service Design Environment
  • The following IT roles:

    • – DevOps Engineers
    • – Integration Specialists
    • – Operations Managers
    • – System Administrators
    • – Network Administrators
    • – Project Managers
    • – Business Managers
    • – Automation Architects
    • – Application Developer / Software Programmer
    • Software Tester / QA
    • Business (Requirements) Analyst

Program Material

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

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

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.