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DevOps Foundation

Organizations are adopting DevOps because of its many advantages and ability to combine continuous software delivery with fast fixes to problems in a stable operating environment. DevOps is a systematic approach that relies on collaborative effort between operations, development, and QA, through the entire lifecycle of a project that leads to continuous improvement and Agility.

Project/product managers or those working on Enterprise Infrastructures, are expected to understand the various DevOps tools and technologies and their use in solving infrastructure issues.

About the Course

Xebia’s course on DevOps Foundation Certification training will familiarize you with the A to Z of the DevOps framework while simultaneously giving you a solid practical base which will make you ready to apply its principles while on the job. You will also get Exam prep help and support till the time of certification. Successful application of DevOps will help you gain recognition by realizing the organization’s development and business goals.

Certification:

Successfully passing (65%) the 60-minute examination, consisting of 40 multiple-choice questions, leads to the DevOps Foundation Certificate. The certification is governed and maintained by the DevOps Institute.

Audience Profile

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

TheFollowing IT roles:

Automation Architects, Application Developers, Business Analysts, Business Managers, Business Stakeholders, Change Agents, Consultants, DevOps Consultants, DevOps Engineers, Infrastructure Architects, Integration Specialists, IT Directors, IT Managers, IT Operations, IT Team Leaders, Lean Coaches, Network Administrators, Operations Managers, Project Managers, Release Engineers, Software Developers

 

  • Software Testers/QA, System Administrators, Systems Engineers, System Integrators, Tool Providers

Participant Prerequisites

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

Course 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 Outline

  • Exploring DevOps
  • Defining DevOps
  • Why Does DevOps Matter?
  • Core DevOps Principles
    • The Three Ways
    • The First Way
    • The Theory of Constraints
    • The Second Way
    • The Third Way
    • Chaos Engineering
    • Learning Organizations
  • Key DevOps Practices
    • Continuous Delivery
    • Site Reliability & Resilience Engineering
    • DevSecOps
    • ChatOps
    • Kanban
  • Business and Technology Frameworks
    • Agile
    • ITSM
    • Lean
    • Safety Culture
    • Learning Organizations
    • Sociocracy/Holacracy
    • Continuous Funding
  • Culture, Behaviors & Operating Models
    • Defining Culture
    • Behavioral Models
    • Organizational maturity models
    • Target Operating Models
  • Automation & Architecting DevOps Toolchains
    • CI/CD
    • Cloud
    • Containers
    • Kubernetes
    • DevOps Toolchain
  • Measurement, Metrics, and Reporting
    • The Importance of Metrics
    • Technical Metrics
    • Business Metrics
    • Measuring & Reporting Metrics
  • Sharing, Shadowing and Evolving
    • Collaborative Platforms
    • Immersive, Experiential Learning
    • DevOps Leadership
    • Evolving Change

Course Materials

  • Learner Manual (excellent post-class reference)
  • Participation in unique exercises designed to apply concepts
  • Sample documents, templates, tools and techniques
  • Access to additional value-added resources and communities

DevOps Foundation

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