DevOps Foundation (DevOps Institute)

The DevOps Foundation course provides a baseline understanding of key DevOps terminology to ensure everyone is talking the same language and highlights the benefits of DevOps to support organizational success. Learners will gain an understanding of DevOps, the cultural and professional movement that stresses communication, collaboration, integration, and automation to improve the flow of work between software developers and IT operations professionals. This course prepares you for the DevOps Foundation (DOFD) certification. This course may earn a Credly Badge.

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Learning Objectives

The learning objectives for DevOps Foundation include an understanding of:

  • DevOps objectives and vocabulary
  • Benefits to the business and IT Principles and practices including Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery, testing, security and the Three Ways DevOps relationship to Agile, Lean and ITSM
  • Improved workflows, communication and feedback loops
  • Automation practices including deployment pipelines and DevOps toolchains
  • Scaling DevOps for the enterprise
  • Critical success factors and key performance indicators
  • Real-life examples and results


    Course Details

    Course Outline

    1 - Exploring DevOps
  • Defining DevOps
  • Why Does DevOps Matter?
  • 2 - Core DevOps Principles
  • The Three Ways
  • The First Way
  • The Theory of Constraints
  • The Second Way
  • The Third Way
  • Chaos Engineering
  • Learning Organizations
  • 3 - Key DevOps Practices
  • Continuous Testing, Integration, Delivery, Deployment
  • Site Reliability & Resilience Engineering
  • DevSecOps
  • ChatOps
  • Kanban
  • 4 - Business and Technology Frameworks
  • Agile
  • ITSM
  • Lean
  • Safety Culture
  • Learning Organizations
  • Continuous Funding
  • 5 - Culture, Behaviors & Operating Models
  • Defining Culture
  • Cultural Debt
  • Behavioral Models
  • Organizational maturity models
  • 6 - Automation & Architecting DevOps Toolchains
  • CI/CD
  • Cloud, Containers, and Microservices
  • AI and Machine Learning
  • Automation
  • DevOps Toolchains
  • 7 - Measurement, Metrics, and Reporting
  • The Importance of Measurement
  • DevOps Metrics - Speed, Quality, Stability, Culture
  • Change lead/cycle time
  • Value Driven Metrics
  • 8 - Sharing, Shadowing and Evolving
  • DevOps in the Enterprise
  • Roles
  • DevOps Leadership
  • Organizational Considerations
  • Getting Started
  • Challenges, Risks, and Critical Success Factors
  • Actual course outline may vary depending on offering center. Contact your sales representative for more information.

    Who is it For?

    Target Audience

    The target audience for the DevOps Foundation course includes Management, Operations, Developers, QA and Testing professionals such as:

    Individuals involved in IT development IT operations or IT service management.

    Individuals who require an understanding of DevOps principles.

    IT professionals working within, or about to enter, an Agile Service Design Environment

    The following IT roles: Automation Architects, Application Developers, Business Analysts, Business Managers, Business Stakeholders, Change Agents, Consultants, DevOps Consultants, DevOps Engineers, Infrastructure Architect, Integration Specialists, IT Directors, IT Managers, IT Operations, IT Team Leaders, Lean Coaches, Network Administrators, Operations Managers, Project Managers, Release Engineers, Software Developers, Software Tester/QA, System Administrators, Systems Engineers, System Integrators, Tool Providers.

    Other Prerequisites

    Familiarity with IT terminology and IT related work experience are recommended.

    DevOps Foundation (DevOps Institute)

    Course Length : 2 Days

    There are currently no scheduled dates for this course. Please contact us for more information.

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