This 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 enable IT organizations to deliver greater business value by improving the ability to more quickly design, develop, deploy and operate reliable software and services.
The course is designed for a broad audience, enabling those on the business side to obtain an understanding of Kubernetes and Containers. Those on the technical side will obtain an understanding as to the business value of DevOps to reduce cost (15-25% overall IT cost reduction) with increased quality (50-70% reduction in change failure rate) and agility (up to 90% reduction in provision and deployment time) to support business objectives in support of digital transformation initiatives.
Unique and exciting exercises will be used to apply the concepts covered in the course and sample documents, templates, tools, and techniques will be provided to use after the class.
This class positions learners to successfully complete the DevOps Foundation examination.
This class is designed for the following groups: Employees and managers responsible for designing, reengineering or improving process, Consultants guiding their clients through process improvement initiatives, Internal and external suppliers, and Process stakeholders.
The learning objectives for DevOps Foundation include an understanding of
- Goals, values and vocabulary
- Business benefits
- Demonstrated results and performance measures
- Relationship with other frameworks (including Agile, Lean and IT Service Management (ITSM)
- Culture, communication, collaboration and organizational considerations
- Principles and practices
- Reliance on automation
- Adoption considerations (including how to get started)
- Challenges, risks and critical success factors
- Real-life examples and results
Successfully passing (65%) the 60 minute exam, consisting of 40 multiple-choice questions, leads to the DevOps Foundation Certificate.
PrerequisitesFamiliarity with IT and IT services is recommended.
Duration15 Hours | 5 nights
*Academic Unit eligibility to be determined by college/university in which you are enrolled in a degree seeking program.