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

Course Features

Course Schedule

Course Outline

Introduction: DevOps – More than just Dev and Ops

  1. High-Performance IT Organizations
  2. Core Chronic Conflict
  • Silos of job function vs. alignment of mission
  • Waste, batching and flow
  1. 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

  1. 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
  1. Patterns You Can Follow
  • Lean start-up teams
  • Collaboration tools
  • Automate everything you can
  • Key tooling and automation groups
  • Reserve time for improvement
  1. Eliminating Waste
  • Detecting uneven demand
  • Resolving overburdened teams
  • Applying waste principles and management to IT
  1. The Involvement Principles
  • Information security principles
  1. Security
  • 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
  1. Automation
  • 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
  1. Selecting the Value Stream to Start With
  2. Value Stream Mapping
  • Exercise: Value Stream Mapping
  1. Plan the Transformation
  2. Product and Organization Architecture

Your DevOps Journey: Optimize Flow

  1. Principles of Flow
  • Tracking flow in the enterprise environment
  1. 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
  1. 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
  1. Automated Testing
  • Testing tools examples: Selenium, Cucumber, and TDD toolsets
  • Code quality and security scanning
  1. Continuous Integration
  2. Containerization
  • Containerization tools examples: Docker and Kubernetes
  1. Architecture for Reduced Risk Deployments and IT Ops
  • Microservices
  • The strangler patterns
  • Blue-green deployment pattern
  • Virtualization and the cloud

Your DevOps Journey: Continual Learning and


  1. Principles of Continuous Learning
  • Knowledge management tools
  • More principles
  1. Learning Culture
  • Westrum’s organizational typologies
  • Blameless post-mortems

Exam Preparation/Mock Exam



  • 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
  • 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.

Mr Gajendra Balasingam

Payment Methods

We offer the following options:
  • Cash
  • HRDF Claimable
  • Maybank Ezpay (Up to 24 months @ 0% Interest)
  • CIMB Easy Pay (Up to 24 months @ 0% Interest)
  • Cash Installment (Case by case basis)

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