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DevOps Foundation©

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2 Days

12 CPD hours

About this course

The target audience for the DevOps Foundation course includes Management, Operations, Developers, QA and Testing professionals such as:
Individuals involved in IT development IT operations or IT service management.
Individuals who require an understanding of DevOps principles.
IT professionals working within, or about to enter, an Agile Service Design Environment
The following IT roles: Automation Architects, Application Developers, Business Analysts, Business Managers, Business Stakeholders, Change Agents, Consultants, DevOps Consultants, DevOps Engineers, Infrastructure Architect, Integration Specialists, IT Directors, IT Managers, IT Operations, IT Team Leaders, Lean Coaches, Network Administrators, Operations Managers, Project Managers, Release Engineers, Software Developers, Software Tester/QA, System Administrators, Systems Engineers, System Integrators, Tool Providers.


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


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. Learners will gain an understanding of DevOps, the cultural and professional movement that stresses communication, collaboration, integration, and automation to improve the flow of work between software developers and IT operations professionals. This course prepares you for the DevOps Foundation (DOFD) certification.

Exploring DevOps
  • Defining DevOps
  • Why Does DevOps Matter
Core DevOps Principles
  • The Three Ways
  • The First Way
  • The Theory of Constraints
  • The Second Way
  • The Third Way
  • Chaos Engineering
  • Learning Organizations
Key DevOps Practices
  • Continuous Testing, Integration, Delivery, Deployment
  • Site Reliability & Resilience Engineering
  • DevSecOps
  • ChatOps
  • Kanban
Business and Technology Frameworks
  • Agile
  • ITSM
  • Lean
  • Safety Culture
  • Learning Organizations
  • Continuous Funding
Culture, Behaviors & Operating Models
  • Defining Culture
  • Cultural Debt
  • Behavioral Models
  • Organizational maturity models
Automation & Architecting DevOps Toolchains
  • CI/CD
  • Cloud, Containers, and Microservices
  • AI and Machine Learning
  • Automation
  • DevOps Toolchains
Measurement, Metrics, and Reporting
  • The Importance of Measurement
  • DevOps Metrics - Speed, Quality, Stability, Culture
  • Change lead/cycle time
  • Value Driven Metrics
Sharing, Shadowing and Evolving
  • DevOps in the Enterprise
  • Roles
  • DevOps Leadership
  • Organizational Considerations
  • Getting Started
  • Challenges, Risks, and Critical Success Factors
Additional course details:

Nexus Humans DevOps Foundation (DevOps Institute) training program is a workshop that presents an invigorating mix of sessions, lessons, and masterclasses meticulously crafted to propel your learning expedition forward.

This immersive bootcamp-style experience boasts interactive lectures, hands-on labs, and collaborative hackathons, all strategically designed to fortify fundamental concepts.

Guided by seasoned coaches, each session offers priceless insights and practical skills crucial for honing your expertise. Whether you're stepping into the realm of professional skills or a seasoned professional, this comprehensive course ensures you're equipped with the knowledge and prowess necessary for success.

While we feel this is the best course for the DevOps Foundation (DevOps Institute) course and one of our Top 10 we encourage you to read the course outline to make sure it is the right content for you.

Additionally, private sessions, closed classes or dedicated events are available both live online and at our training centres in Dublin and London, as well as at your offices anywhere in the UK, Ireland or across EMEA.

Training Insurance Included!

When you organise training, we understand that there is a risk that some people may fall ill, become unavailable. To mitigate the risk we include training insurance for each delegate enrolled on our public schedule, they are welcome to sit on the same Public class within 6 months at no charge, if the case arises.

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Global Schedule

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03 Sep 24 Enquire Book
14:00 - 22:00Live Online GTR1,495
05 Dec 24 Enquire Book
14:00 - 22:00Live Online GTR1,495

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