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Get started with your DevOps training with this DevOps Foundation Certification course from Good e-Learning!

DevOps has become an essential and widely-utilized cultural and professional movement for optimizing development and operations practices. In a world of inefficient siloed project teams, DevOps can provide incredible boosts to productivity, collaboration, reliability, speed, and ROIs. Studying DevOps is also a fantastic way for development, operations, testing, quality assurance (QA), and IT management staff to become highly-employable DevOps engineers. Kickstart your certification training today!

Who is this course aimed at?

  • Businesses and other organizations wishing to adopt the DevOps approach

  • IT staff seeking to become part of DevOps teams or projects

  • IT managers, project managers, and senior staff who wish to become certified in a world-class and highly recognized approach

  • Experienced and prospective DevOps practitioners who wish to prove their knowledge by becoming certified

What will you learn by taking this course?

  • The benefits of DevOps for the management of IT development and operations

  • How to apply the approach to real world-organizations, regardless of their size, location, sector, or industry

  • How the approach can lead to higher-quality and more regularly-released code, products, and services

  • How DevOps tools can be used to create automated operations and development processes, resulting in lower costs and increased reliability

  • Everything needed to pass the official DevOps Foundation exam

Why should you take this course?

  • DevOps is used to drive efficiency and reliability in businesses all over the world

  • Team members who collaborate and share knowledge from different departments can create DevOps cultures of continuous improvement

  • The tools and processes of the approach can help you release code, products, and services much faster than your competitors

  • This DevOps course was built with help from highly experienced practitioners

  • This course offers a practice exam simulator, regular knowledge checks, and fully qualified support to help students prepare for the exam

  • Worried about DevOps certification costs? Each student can enjoy 6 months access and a FREE exam voucher, along with a FREE resit with Exam Pledge (T&Cs apply)

  • The course is fully accredited by the DevOps Institute

An Introduction to DevOps Foundation®

Learning Objectives

The first module introduces learners to the DevOps online course, giving them a clear idea of what to expect from the beginning up until the examination.

The areas covered include:

Course introduction
About the DevOps Institute
Who is this course for?
Course breakdown

Module 1: Exploring DevOps

Learning Objectives

This module will give learners a clear introduction to DevOps, its purpose, and how anything DevOps costs to implement is more than outweighed by the advantages it can offer a business.

By the end of the module, learners will be able to:

Define DevOps
Describe why DevOps matters
Describe the business relationship
Describe the IT perspective

Module 2: Core Principles and Practices

Learning Objectives

Moving on from the introduction, this module will educate learners on the core principles and practices of the approach.

By the end of the module, learners will be able to:

Identify the three principles
Describe the Theory of Constraints
Describe the Second Way
Describe the Third Way
Identify DevOps practices
List the continuous process
Describe site reliability
Describe DevSecOps
Describe ChatOps and KanBan

Module 3: Business and Technology Frameworks

Learning Objectives

This module looks at the importance of business and technology frameworks for effective IT service management. It will also describe popular examples like Agile and Lean.

By the end of the module, learners will be able to describe:

Safety culture
Learning organizations
Types of funding

Module 4: Culture, Behavior and Operating Models

Learning Objectives

This module examines the roles that organizational culture and behavior play in the successful use of operating models.

By the end of this module, learners will be able to describe:

Culture, behavior and operating models
The impact of organizational culture

Module 5: Automation and Architecting DevOps Toolchains

Learning Objectives

Automation and toolchains are both essential for using DevOps successfully. This module will examine the benefits that each of them has to offer.

By the end of this module, learners will be able to describe:

DevOps automation and architecting toolchains
DevOps toolchains

Module 6: Measures, Metrics and Reporting

Learning Objectives

This module looks at how to track and report on the metrics relating to DevOps.

By the end of the module, learners will be able to:

Describe measures, metrics, and reporting
Define lead/ cycle times

Module 7: Sharing, Shadowing and Evolving

Learning Objectives

This module looks at the various roles associated with DevOps, as well as leadership, cultures, and the most important factors for ensuring success.

By the end of the module, learners will be able to:

Describe sharing, shadowing and evolving
List types of DevOps days
Identify roles
Describe DevOps leadership
Describe organizational culture
Define "start where you are"
Describe critical success factors

Practice Exam Simulators

Learning Objectives

These practice exams are designed to simulate the conditions that learners will face when taking the official DevOps Foundation examination. It will be well worth testing your knowledge before booking your exam, as it will give you the chance to highlight and revise any modules which you have been struggling with.

Be sure to spend enough time going through our DevOps online training resources to prepare yourself for the exam. When you feel you are ready to sit the exam, simply contact Good e-Learning to request your FREE exam voucher.

This course is designed to help learners prepare to sit and pass the Foundation examination. In order to sit the exam, a candidate must complete a DevOps Foundation course from a DevOps Institute Registered Education Provider (REP). Good e-Learning is registered and fully-accredited, so learners will be able to sit the exam after completing this course.

This course comes with mock exams to help students prepare for the real thing, a FREE exam voucher, and is eligible for exam pledge (a free resit on us!)

Before booking your exam, it will be a good idea to make sure that your device meets the technical requirements. Please visit the DevOps Institute website for more information and guidance.

When you are ready to use your free exam voucher, simply contact Exam voucher requests are typically processed within 2 working days but please allow up to 5. Students must request their exam voucher within the course access period which starts from the date of purchase. For more information, please visit our Support & FAQs page.

DevOps Foundation Certification exam:

  • It consists of 40 multiple choice questions

  • There is a time limit of 60 minutes to complete the exam

  • The exam is open book, with only the provided materials being permitted for use

  • The pass mark for the exam is 65%: you must score at least 26 out of 40 questions correct

  • Candidates can take the exam online or in-person with an invigilator

What is DevOps?

DevOps is a management methodology that combines 'Development' and 'Operations'. It involves implementing a much greater degree of cooperation and automation across the IT service lifecycle.

How does DevOps work?

DevOps has development and operations teams collaborating, rather than working in siloes. It also automates essential tasks for the sake of boosting reliability and speed while also reducing costs. All of this will usually be overseen by a DevOps engineer.

What is a DevOps engineer?

A DevOps engineer is, essentially, a manager who helps to establish and oversee DevOps cultures. They will typically have experience in development, operations, or both.

While there is no set path to becoming a DevOps engineer, they will typically have several years of experience in utilizing the methodology.

What does the DevOps certification path look like?

Unlike other methodologies, there is no strict certification path for DevOps. Most students will start with DevOps Foundation, before moving on to DevOps Leader or DevSecOps Engineering. However, there are no prerequisites for higher-level courses

How can DevOps benefit businesses?

DevOps offers several benefits, including increased collaboration, improved ROIs, easier prioritization, and greater alignment between IT and business. More information on the benefits of DevOps can be found here.

What do I need to know about the DevOps examinations?

The DevOps Foundation exam is an open-book, features 40 questions, and is 60 minutes long (with 15 extra minutes for students who do not have English as a native language). The pass mark is 65%.

The DevOps Leader exam is an open-book, features 40 questions, and is 90 minutes long (with 25 extra minutes for students who do not have English as a native language). The pass mark is 65%.

Why is security so important in DevOps?

Security is an issue with huge importance in IT. Because organizations using DevOps enjoy greater speed, they must focus on updating their security practices in order to keep up and keep essential data protected.

Can DevOps work with ITIL 4?

ITIL 4 was specifically designed to work with other popular frameworks, including DevOps.

What other frameworks can complement DevOps?

DevOps can be used alongside a number of other frameworks, including ITIL 4.

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