DevOps Foundation

Duration:

2 Days

Audience:

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

Course Description:

The DevOps Foundation® course provides a baseline understanding of key DevOps terminology to ensure everyone is talking the same language and highlights the benefits of DevOps to support organizational success.

This course prepares you for the DevOps Foundation (DOFD)® certification.

Learning Objectives:

The learning objectives for DevOps Foundation® include an understanding of:

  • DevOps objectives and vocabulary
  • Benefits to the business and IT
  • Principles and practices including Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery, testing, security and the Three Ways
  • DevOps relationship to Agile, Lean and ITSM
  • Improved workflows, communication and feedback loops
  • Automation practices including deployment pipelines and DevOps toolchains
  • Scaling DevOps for the enterprise
  • Critical success factors and key performance indicators
  • Real-life examples and results

Course Outline:

1 – EXPLORING DEVOPS

  • Defining DevOps
  • Why Does DevOps Matter?

2 – CORE DEVOPS PRINCIPLES

  • The Three Ways
  • The First Way
  • The Theory of Constraints
  • The Second Way
  • The Third Way
  • Chaos Engineering
  • Learning Organizations

3 – KEY DEVOPS PRACTICES

  • Continuous Delivery
  • Site Reliability & Resilience Engineering
  • DevSecOps
  • ChatOps
  • Kanban

4 – BUSINESS AND TECHNOLOGY FRAMEWORKS

  • Agile
  • ITSM
  • Lean
  • Safety Culture
  • Learning Organizations
  • Sociocracy/Holacracy
  • Continuous Funding

5 – CULTURE, BEHAVIORS & OPERATING MODELS

  • Defining Culture
  • Behavioral Models
  • Organizational maturity models
  • Target Operating Models

6 – AUTOMATION & ARCHITECTING DEVOPS TOOLCHAINS

  • CI/CD
  • Cloud
  • Containers
  • Kubernetes
  • DevOps Toolchain

7 – MEASUREMENT, METRICS, AND REPORTING

  • The Importance of Metrics
  • Technical Metrics
  • Business Metrics
  • Measuring & Reporting Metrics

8 – SHARING, SHADOWING AND EVOLVING

  • Collaborative Platforms
  • Immersive, Experiential Learning
  • DevOps Leadership
  • Evolving Change