Who is it for?

This course is an introduction to DevOps. The course emphasizes communication, collaboration, integration, and automation to improve the workflow between developers and IT operations professionals. Improved workflows lead to more opportunities to design software and services in a more agile fashion which can only be good for customers.

This course (based on the DevOps Institute syllabus) is intended as a basis for discovering the most important DevOps concepts and to understand the principles and methods behind this. The course will leave you with the inspiration to be the advocate of change; The idea is that what you have learned about DevOps - and continue to learn – is shared with others so that you can guide them.

Also included in the course:

  • Tips for the exam
  • Sample exam

Target Audience

The course is aimed at: -

  • Those engaged in IT development, IT operations and IT service management.
  • Individuals wishing to have detailed understanding of the principles of DevOps
  • IT professionals working in an Agile environment or will do, and who need a detailed understanding of the interaction between Agile and DevOps
  • Individuals who want to understand the cultural changes DevOps entails


The examination is taken at the end of day two of the course and leads the official DevOps Institute "DevOps Foundation Certificate".

  • Closed book
  • Paper or web based
  • 40 multiple-choice questions
  • Passing Score: 65%
  • Exam duration: 60 minutes




No previous knowledge of DevOps is required.


Course Content


Exam Requirements and weighing

Why DevOps?

  • From a business perspective
  • From an IT perspective
  • Stereotypes of Dev and Ops: perception and reality

What is DevOps?

  • Introduction DevOps
  • Goals DevOps
  • Added value of DevOps
  • Proven Results
  • DevOps for businesses
  • DevOps principles (The Three Ways)

DevOps and other frameworks

  • DevOps and Agile
  • DevOps and Lean
  • DevOps and IT Service Management

DevOps culture

  • Characteristics of a DevOps culture
  • Organizational Considerations DevOps
  • DevOps stakeholders
  • DevOps roles
  • DevOps teams
  • DevOps organizational structures

DevOps methods

  • Continuous Integration
  • Continuous delivery
  • Continuous deployment
  • Value stream mapping
  • Kanban
  • Theory of Constraints
  • Improvement Kata
  • Deming's quality circle
  • ITSM processes
  • DevOps and Automation

Methods for DevOps automation

  • Longevity and tools categories DevOps applications
  • Transitioning to a DevOps culture


  • Challenges, risks and critical success factors
  • Measuring DevOps successes
2 Days

Course Dates

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Select a Classroom Course

Course Title Start Date Finish Date Location Price Qty
DevOps Foundation Mar 11, 2019 Mar 12, 2019 London £1,075
DevOps Foundation May 2, 2019 May 3, 2019 Wokingham £1,075
DevOps Foundation Jul 04, 2019 Jul 05, 2019 London £1,075
DevOps Foundation Aug 29, 2019 Aug 30, 2019 Wokingham £1,075
DevOps Foundation Oct 31, 2019 Nov 01, 2019 London £1,075
DevOps Foundation Dec 19, 2019 Dec 20, 2019 London £1,075
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