DEVOPS Foundation

DevOps Foundation is a freestanding certification accredited by the DevOps Institute and delivered through a partnership with Peoplecert. The purpose of this course and its associated exam is to impart, test and validate knowledge of DevOps basic vocabulary, principles and practices. The vocabulary terms, principles and practices are documented in the course learner manual. DevOps Foundation is intended to provide individuals an understanding of basic DevOps concepts and how DevOps may be used to improve communication, collaboration and integration between software developers and IT operations professionals

  • DevOps Institute Certified
  • 3 Days Program
  • 1 hour exam – 40 MCQ Questions
  • 65% to Pass Exam

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Introduction: DevOps – More than just Dev and Ops

High-Performance IT Organizations

Core Chronic Conflict
Silos of job function vs. alignment of mission
Waste, batching and flow

Where DevOps Came From
The Lean Movement
Toyota, total quality, & Deming
The Agile Movement
The Continuous Delivery Movement
Exercise: IT Lifecycles – Points of Pain

Maturing a DevOps Practice in the Enterprise

The Cultural Component

Culture vs. individual work
How to present the business case to leadership
How to keep leadership involved
How to dissolve operational silos over time

Patterns You Can Follow
Lean start-up teams
Collaboration tools
Automate everything you can
Key tooling and automation groups
Reserve time for improvement

Eliminating Waste
Detecting uneven demand
Resolving overburdened teams
Applying waste principles and management to IT

The Involvement Principles
Information security principles

Security management and process
Integrating security priorities with the rest of IT
Transforming security from a cost centre to an equity builder
Resolving stakeholder conflicts
Exercise: The Involvement Process

Benefits of automation: What to expect
Disruptions of automation
How to prevent new bottlenecks
Automating deployments
Levelling workflow around automation tools
Where should you automate?
Exercise: Choosing a Value Stream

Selecting the Value Stream to Start With

Value Stream Mapping
Exercise: Value Stream Mapping

Plan the Transformation

Product and Organization Architecture


Your DevOps Journey: Optimize Flow

Principles of Flow
Tracking flow in the enterprise environment

Infrastructure as Code
Infrastructure configuration management
Configuration management tools examples: Chef, Puppet, Ansible, Salt
Models with proven enterprise track records
Where to target value with IaaS

Deployment Pipeline
Moving towards continuous deployments
Deployment tools examples: Jenkins and Maven
Iteration and frequency
Changing handoff procedure
Shared version control
Version control tools examples: Git and Github

Automated Testing
Testing tools examples: Selenium, Cucumber, and TDD toolsets
Code quality and security scanning

Continuous Integration

Containerization tools examples: Docker and Kubernetes

Architecture for Reduced Risk Deployments and IT Ops
The strangler patterns
Blue-green deployment pattern
Virtualization and the cloud


Your DevOps Journey: Continual Learning and Experimentation

Principles of Continuous Learning
Knowledge management tools
More principles

Learning Culture
Westrum’s organizational typologies
Blameless post-mortems

Exam Preparation/Mock Exam


What are the course objectives?

  • Key guiding principles of DevOps
  • The relationship between relevant frameworks and standards and DevOps
  • Characteristics of a DevOps culture and of culture change
  • Responsibilities of key roles and considerations relative to organizational structure
  • Common DevOps practices and related processes
  • Common technologies and their role in automation
  • Adoption challenges, risks, critical success factors and key performance measures

Who should take the course?

  • Professionals engaged in IT development, IT operations, Agile environment and IT service management.
  • Individuals who want to understand the cultural changes DevOps entails
  • There are no prerequisites for this course.

Who is your trainer for the program?

  • Mr Gajendra Balasingam

We offer the following options:

  • Cash
  • HRDF Claimable
  • Maybank Ezpay (Up to 24 months @ 0% Interest)
  • CIMB Easy Pay (Up to 12 months @ 0% Interest)
  • Cash Installment (Case by case basis)

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