Continuous Testing Foundation

Duration:

2 Days

Audience:

Employees of federal, state and local governments; and businesses working with the government.

Course Description:

This comprehensive course addresses testing in a DevOps environment and covers concepts such as the active use of test automation, testing earlier in the development cycle, and instilling testing skills in developers, quality assurance, security, and operational teams.

The course is relevant for every modern IT professional involved in defining or deploying a DevOps testing strategy for their organization, as test engineering is the backbone of DevOps and the primary key for successful DevOps pipeline to support digital transformation.

This course prepares you for the Continuous Testing Foundation(CTF)™ certification.

Learning Objectives:

The learning objectives for DTE include a practical understanding of:

  • The purpose, benefits, concepts and vocabulary of DevOps testing
  • How DevOps testing differs from other types of testing
  • DevOps testing strategies, test management and results analysis
  • Strategies for selecting test tools and implementing test automation
  • Integration of DevOps testing into Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery workflows
  • How DevOps testers fit with a DevOps culture, organization and roles

Course Outline:

1 – COURSE OBJECTIVES AND MODULES, LOGISTICS

2 – WHAT IS DEVOPS TESTING AND ITS BUSINESS BENEFITS?

3 – RELATION OF DEVOPS TESTING IN OTHER TEST METHODOLOGIES

4 – DEVOPS TESTING BEST PRACTICES

  • DevOps Testing Terminology
  • Culture changes
  • Organization changes
  • Process and team friction
  • Motivation strategies
  • Measuring Success
  • Continuous Evolution
  • Troubleshooting

5 – WHAT IS THE DEVOPS PIPELINE?

  • DevOps Testing on the pipeline
  • Test strategy choices
  • Pre-Flight strategies
  • Continuous Integration Testing
  • System, Delivery and Customer Testing
  • Test Environments
  • Lab Management
  • Topology orchestration

6 – TEST AUTOMATION FRAMEWORKS

  • Test Tools
  • Selection criterion
  • Automated metrics
  • Key concepts

7 – TEST CASE BEST PRACTICES & DESIGN EXERCISE

8 – TEST SUITE BEST PRACTICES & DESIGN EXERCISE

9 – PRINCIPLES OF DEVOPS MANAGEMENT

10 – DEVOPS TEST MANAGEMENT METRICS

11 – DEVOPS MANAGEMENT TOOLS

12 – DEVOPS TEST RESULTS ANALYSIS

13 – INTEGRATING DEVOPS RESULTS ANALYSIS

14 – TEST MANAGEMENT EXERCISE

15 – FICTITIOUS PRODUCT TEST REQUIREMENTS

16 – INDIVIDUAL EXERCISE

17 – CLASS DISCUSSION

18 – EXAM PREPARATION