DevOps Fundamentals

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Course Description

DevOps training is the starting point for an organisation going on the DevOps journey. Improved workflows and faster deployment starts with a core understanding of DevOps concepts.

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DevOps training is the starting point for an organisation going on the DevOps journey. Improved workflows and faster deployment starts with a core understanding of DevOps concepts.

Course Outcomes

DevOps participants will:

  • Know the emergence, core concepts and principles of DevOps
  • Know what DevOps means for you and your organisation
  • Know the essence, key elements and important aspects of a DevOps culture
  • Know the Operational models of DevOps
  • Understand the need for autonomous teams and impact of DevOps on Architecture
  • 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 and how lean is used to optimise processes
  • Know how to provide a Value Stream Map for a given process and the way to harvest new and innovative ideas
  • Know the impact of automation on Software Delivery processes and the benefits and core principles of Continuous Delivery
  • Describe the key cloud principles for DevOps organisations
  • Know the relevance of monitoring and logging DevOps


Benefits to the Individual

  • Increased career prospects through globally recognised certification
  • Enhanced knowledge of best-practice IT service management
  • Provide increased value to organisations

Benefits to the Organisation

  • Reduced costs through increased productivity and efficiency
  • Improved Development and Operations
  • Streamlined processes to achieve consistency

Recommended for:

  • 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
  • Tester

Certification Level

Fundamentals level
 Delivered over three days, the DevOps Fundamentals Course is a blend of course participation, audio-visual presentations, and case studies. Evening work and study is required.

Course Outline

Module 1: Course Introduction

  • Mapping of the Competence Model with the
    Course Modules
  • Agenda, Activities
  • Exam Overview
  • Group Activity

Module 2: DevOps Introduction

  • Emergence of DevOps
  • Core Concepts of DevOps
  • DevOps Agile Skills Association (DASA)

Module 3: Culture

  • Essence of a DevOps Culture
  • Key Elements of DevOps
  • Implementation of a DevOps Culture

Module 4: Organisation

  • Autonomous Teams
  • Architecting for DevOps
  • Governance

Module 5: Processes

  • Process Basics
  • DevOps in Relation to ITSM
  • Agile and Scrum
  • 12 Principles of the Agile Manifesto
  • Optimising Processes Using Lean
  • Business Value Optimisation and Business
    Analysis Using Story Mapping

Module 6: Automation

  • 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
  • Cloud Services Concepts in a DevOps
  • Automated Provisioning Concepts
  • Platform Product Characteristics and
    Application Maturity

Module 7: Measure and Improvement

  • Importance of Measurement
  • Choosing the Right Metrics

To Register

Upcoming course dates are listed on the right of this page.

Or, view our course complete course schedule here: Course Schedule

Individual and multiple attendee registrations can be made online.

To enquire about in-house courses please contact Melanie Holland, Practice Director – MetaPM Learning, on 1800 800 436 or email

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