DevOps Fundamentals

DevOps training is the starting point for an organization going on the DevOps journey. Improved workflows and faster deployment starts with a core understanding of DevOps fundamental concepts by anyone involved in an agile and/or DevOps team. The 2-day DevOps Fundamentals course provides an extensive introduction to the core Agile DevOps principles covering the essential knowledge and skill competences that have been defined by the DevOps Agile Skills Association (DASA). This course is designed to provide the core education necessary to build your DevOps vocabulary and to understand its principles and practices. With the help of key DevOps concepts and terminology, real-life case studies, examples and interactive group discussions and extensive exercises in each module you will acquire a fundamental understanding of DevOps.

What You'll Learn

  • Know the emergence of DevOps
  • Know the core concepts and principles of DevOps
  • Know what DevOps means for you as professional and for your organization
  • Know the essence of a DevOps culture
  • Understand the key elements of a DevOps culture
  • Know the important aspects when creating a DevOps culture
  • Know the Operational models of DevOps
  • Understand the need for autonomous teams
  • Understand the impact of DevOps on Architecture with respect to deployment
  • Understand governance within DevOps teams
  • Understand Agile, Scrum and Kanban and how these practices relate to one another
  • Understand how ITSM processes relate to practices in a DevOps culture
  • Understand how lean is used to optimize processes
  • Know how to provide a Value Stream Map for a given process
  • Understand the way to harvest new and innovative ideas
  • Know the impact of automation on Software Delivery processes
  • Understand the benefits and core principles of Continuous Delivery
  • Describe the key cloud principles for DevOps organizations
  • Know the relevance of monitoring and logging DevOps

Who Should Attend

Individuals involved in IT development, IT operations or IT service management

DevOps engineers

Product owners

Integration specialists

Operations managers

Incident & change managers

System administrators

Network administrators

Business managers

Automation architects

Enterprise architects



Course Introduction

Let’s Get to Know Each Other


Course Objectives

Mapping of the Competence Model with the Course Modules

Course Agenda

Type of Activities


Course Book

Technical Glossary

Group Activity

Module Summary

DevOps Introduction

Module Objectives

Module Topics

Emergence of DevOps

Core Concepts of DevOps

DevOps Agile Skills Association (DASA)

Module Summary

Module End Questions


Module Objectives

Module Topics

Essence of a DevOps Culture

Key Elements of DevOps

Implementation of a DevOps Culture

Module Summary

Module End Questions


Module Objectives

Module Topics

Organizational Model

Autonomous Teams

Architecting for DevOps


Module Summary

Module End Questions


Module Objectives

Module Topics

Process Basics

DevOps in Relation to ITSM

Agile and Scrum

12 Principles of the Agile Manifesto

Optimizing Processes Using Lean

Business Value Optimization and Business Analysis Using Story Mapping

Module Summary

Module End Questions


Module Objectives

6A Automation Concepts

Automation for Delivery of Software

Continuous Delivery Core Concepts

Continuous Delivery Automation Concepts

Continuous Delivery Automation Focus Topics

6B Data Center Automation

Emergence of Cloud Technology and Principles

Cloud Services Concepts in a DevOps Organization

Automated Provisioning Concepts

Platform Product Characteristics and Application Maturity

Module Summary

Module End Questions

Measure and Improvement

Module Objectives

Module Topics

Importance of Measurement

Choosing the Right Metrics

Monitoring and Logging

Module Summary

Module End Questions

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Program Details
Duration 2 Days
Capacity Max 12 Persons
Training Type Classroom / Virtual Classroom

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