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DevOps Essentials Course & Examination

This certification course, designed by Pink Elephant, provides a new and unique perspective of DevOps through the ‘Full Stack’ of culture, practices and automation. This is the most comprehensive, content-rich DevOps certification course in the industry! And, it includes a DevOps assessment.

Description

What is the ‘Full Stack’ approach?

As a major game changer in IT, the DevOps revolution has brought about new practices in the Application Development and Systems Operations areas that can help your organisation deliver IT services better, faster and cheaper. This course identifies the three critical success factors that make up the ‘Full Stack’ approach, including:

  1. Changing culture
  2. Improving practices and processes
  3. Leveraging automation technologies

When you return to work, you will know how to be an effective, contributing member of a DevOps culture. Understanding how simply working more collaboratively amongst key teams and leveraging automation solutions will result in better business results for your customers.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of DevOps Essentials, you will be able to articulate the benefits of implementing the Full Stack of DevOps culture, practices and automation at your organisation to enable improved quality, higher speed and a reduction in costs, by meeting a progressive set of expected outcomes.

  • Describe what DevOps is, and what it isn’t
  • Explain the approach of thinking about the critical success factors of DevOps as a ‘Full Stack’ of culture, practices and automation to determine what it means for your organisation
  • Explain the need for DevOps as a solution to problems facing organisations today
  • Summarise how the need for more value from IT drives the business towards DevOps
  • Summarise the cultural, structural and technological barriers that IT faces when attempting to deliver services at the right quality, speed and cost and why challenges are faced when implementing DevOps in today’s organisations
  • Explain the basic concept, principles and scope of DevOps, including ‘The Three Ways’ and accelerators such as Lean and Agile that supported the evolution and emergence of the movement
  • Summarise the key cultural values, Service Management, Project Management and Software Development processes and technologies that enable DevOps
  • List the ways in which DevOps transforms culture and better organises people to solve the cultural and structural challenges facing IT
  • Explain the way that DevOps structures teams and people within an organisation in support of its culture, processes and technologies
  • Describe how DevOps practices transform processes, utilising Lean, Agile and ITSM accelerators to solve the process design problems facing IT
  • List the ways in which DevOps transforms and organises technology through automation and new tools to solve the technological problems facing IT

Course Material

All attendees are given access to Pink Elephant’s learning portal, which contains numerous value-added documents, e-files and enriching learning materials. You will have access to the online material for 6 months to work through and prepare for the examination. 

If you get stuck or need something clarified, you can contact our instructor via email.

Exam, Certification & Awards

This course prepares participants for the examination leading to the DevOps Essentials certificate, granted by Professional Designations:

  • Exam is 1 hour; multiple-choice; closed book
  • You will receive an exam voucher for the web-based exam, to be scheduled after the course
  • 18 PDUs are awarded

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Target Audience

This essentials level course is designed for anyone in IT Service Management or Software Development seeking to understand how a DevOps approach can benefit their organisation.

    • Online activity
      DevOps Essentials Course & Examination
      Complete online at your own pace (Self-paced)
      • $895.00 incl. GST