The DevOps Foundation® course (DFC) is a two-day intensive instructor lead course which covers the fundamentals of DevOps providing an overview of the integration of frameworks such as Agile and lean, DevOps value and principles, DevOps techniques, use of automation and organizational considerations.

The 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.  This course is designed to provide the basic education needed to build a basic understanding of DevOps concepts and practices.

The course includes exam preparation, revision and the examination on the afternoon of the second day or the opportunity to obtain certification via an online proctored examination within one-month of the course.

No printed course materials will be issued, the course material will be sent electronically be email.

Delegates will be sent by email an exam registration form which they will need to complete before attending the course.

Delegates will need to bring a laptop with them for the duration of the course and exam.

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About the course

The DevOps Foundation® course (DFC) is a two-day intensive instructor lead course which covers the fundamentals of DevOps providing an overview of the integration of frameworks such as Agile and lean, DevOps value and principles, DevOps techniques, use of automation and organizational considerations.

The 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.  This course is designed to provide the basic education needed to build a basic understanding of DevOps concepts and practices.

The course includes exam preparation, revision and the examination on the afternoon of the second day or the opportunity to obtain certification via an online proctored examination within one-month of the course.

After successfully completing the course and passing the exam, delegates should have an understanding of DevOps and the benefits, opportunities, value, principles, challenges and best practice tips to introduce DevOps into your organisation.

  • DevOps objectives and vocabulary
  • Benefits to 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

 

Who is it for?

The DevOps Foundation® course is for:

  • Anyone seeking an understanding of DevOps principles, practices and cultural considerations
  • Organisations wanting to instil a common DevOps vocabulary and mindset
  • Employees and managers responsible for leading technology transformations
  • Consultants, external suppliers
  • Practitioners of other technology frameworks (such as TOGAF, ISTQB, COBIT) that want to understand how they can benefit from DevOps

 

Course Objectives

The objectives for the Certified Tester Foundation Level qualification are to:

  • DevOps objectives and vocabulary
  • Benefits to 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

 

Entry Requirements

The entry requirements for the DevOps Foundation® course is a basic understanding of IT and a desire to improve the use of technology with an organisation. 

On arrival at the course candidates should have read the provided Syllabus and pre-reading material (30 minutes of reading) in preparation for the course. The course is intensive and those delegates who have prepared achieve a higher exam success rate. All material is delivered as e-course material for the candidate to read or print as they desire. No printed material will be distributed at the course.

About the DevOps Institute

The DevOps Institute (DOI) is the global learning community around emerging DevOps practices and is bringing enterprise level DevOps training and certification to the IT market. Working with recognized thought leaders, a strategic examination partner (Peoplecert), and DevOps Express, DOI has set the quality standard for relevant, current and sustainable DevOps course content and certification including building a body of knowledge around DevOps practices. For more information visit http://www.devopsinstitute.com.

The Exam

Delegates will be sent by email an exam registration form which they will need to complete before attending the course.

To qualify as an internationally-recognized DevOps Foundation® certificate, issued by Peoplecert, delegates must successfully pass the exam administered by an approved invigilator. This course is structured such that the trainer is the invigilator for the exam if taken at course end.

  • The examination consists of a one hour exam with 40 multiple choice questions.
  • It will be a 'closed book' examination i.e. no notes or books will be allowed into the examination room.
  • Duration of 60 minutes (or 75 minutes for candidates taking examinations that are not in their native language)
  • The pass mark is 65% (26 out of 40).

Delegates will need to bring a laptop with them for the duration of the course and exam.

No printed course materials will be issued, the course material will be sent electronically by email.

Next steps

Holders of the DevOps Foundation® Level qualification are eligible to continue on to higher level DevOps qualification such as:

  • DevOps Test Engineering
  • Continuous Delivery Architecture
  • DevOps leadership
  • DevSecOps Engineering

 

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