DASA DevOps Fundamentals™

The DASA DevOps Fundamentals certification provides an extensive introduction to the core agile DevOps principles covering the essential knowledge and skill competences that have been defined by DASA.


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Certification Options


You can choose between live classes and self-paced content, featuring assessments and real-world case studies. 

Dasa Devops Fundamentals
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Learning Objectives

After completing this program, you will be able to:

  • Participate successfully in the DevOps transformation within the organization by sharing a common understanding and vocabulary required for DevOps ways of working.
  • Define and discuss the key concepts and principles of DevOps.
  • Explain the core elements of a DevOps culture and its importance.
  • Discuss the importance of automation and ways to implement it in the product life cycle.
  • Describe how DevOps relates to Lean and Agile methodologies.
  • Discuss metrics and success factors for DevOps transformations.
  • Get insight into the various organizational DevOps models and related architectures.
  • Explain the importance of sharing responsibility, knowledge and ways of working to enable successful collaboration.
  • Identify the available resources of DASA guidance as an enabler of your DevOps implementation plan.

Certification Details

Prerequisites
Possessing some basic knowledge of Agile, Scrum, Lean, and ITSM principle is recommended but not required for the completion of the certification.

Certification

The course aims to standardize the team’s knowledge and skills required to function effectively and helps you communicate with the team by understanding the common DevOps vocabulary such as CI/CD, test-driven development, cross-functional teams, and iterative development.


Audience

The DASA DevOps Fundamentals certification adds value to individuals involved in IT development, operations, or service management. It’s target audience includes but is not limited to:

Development & Operations

  • Software Developers, Engineers and Architects
  • Quality Engineers and Testers
  • System and Network Engineers and Administrators
  • Automation Architects
  • Dev, Sec & Ops Engineers
  • Enterprise Architects
  • Incident and Change Managers
  • Integration Specialists

Business & Leadership

  • Product Owners
  • Business Analysts
  • Business Managers
  • Operations Managers
  • Product Managers
  • Team Leads
  • Scrum Masters
  • Agile Coaches
  • Senior Management and C-Suite

Support & Enablement

  • Support Engineers
  • Service Managers
  • Business users who are working with IT in getting business value created
  • HR
  • Finance
  • Governance
  • Legal

Course Curriculum

Building DevOps Context

  • Why DevOps?
  • DevOps Definition
  • DASA DevOps Principles

Culture

  • Introduction To DevOps Culture
  • DevOps Culture For Teams
  • DevOps Leadership

Automation

  • Why Automate?
  • Automation Enables Continuous Delivery
  • Modern Infrastructure & Cloud Computing

Lean

  • Lean
  • Agile
  • Product Management
  • Service Management
  • Site Reliability Engineering
  • Value & Experience Management

Measurement

  • Basics of Measurement
  • Measuring Value
  • Typical DevOps Metrics
  • Monitoring & Analytics

Sharing

  • Organizational Models That Enable Sharing
  • T-Shape Profiles Enable Sharing
  • DevOps Teams
  • Team Autonomy
  • IT Architecture That Supports Sharing
  • DevOps At Scale

DASA Guidance

  • DASA Big Picture
  • Talent Portfolio
  • Guidance Portfolio
  • Community
  • Recognition

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Certification and Duration
CertificateDASA DevOps Fundamentals
Duration in hours16 hours

Exam Details
DeliveryOnline and Paper-based
FormatClosed-book format, participants can bring scratch paper
ProctoringLive/Webcam
Duration60 minutes, 15-minute additional time for non-native candidates
Questions40, simple multiple choice (1 mark per question)
Pass Grade65%
Please note that if an exam voucher is included, you are able to schedule your exam for up to twelve months.

Scheduling Your Exam

Generally, your training partner will book the certification exam for you. If you have chosen an online self-study certification option you will be able to use the voucher provided with the training material.


Mock Exam

Certification courses include a mock exam. You can download the mock exam from your learning profile.


Accessing Your Certificate

All certificates and badges are issues through Accredible. You will receive an email with your download link in the days following your exam.

Team Competence Model

How Does the Certification Map to the Team Competence Model?

After completing this program, you will cover the area marked as DASA DevOps Fundamentals in the following figure of the Team Competence Model. As a result, you will reach the “Competent” level of the scheme.

“DASA DevOps Fundamentals is a comprehensive resource that I believe will greatly benefit those starting on this journey.”


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