Foundations of DevOps Training (ICP-FDO Certification)

Level: Foundation
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In this DevOps foundation certification course you learn how to boost results within your organization by adopting proven Lean-Agile principles. You leverage an adaptive, value-driven development lifecycle to shorten lead-time, and identify and eliminate waste through value-stream analysis. You also learn how to improve performance with collaborative and cross-functional teams, while taking practical steps to implement Lean-Agile in your organization.

Plus, pass the post-course exam after your DevOps fundamentals training and earn Certification in Foundations of DevOps (ICP-FDO) from the International Consortium for Agile (ICAgile).

Key Features of this Foundations of DevOps (ICP-FDO) Training:

  • Earn ICAgile Certified Professional in Foundations of DevOps (ICP-FDO) certification
  • Hands-on exercises using popular Agile tools
  • After-course instructor coaching benefit
  • Learning Tree end-of-course exam included
  • After-course computing sandbox included

You Will Learn How To:

  • Achieve the ICAgile DevOps Foundation Certification (ICP-FDO)
  • Execute Continuous Deployment (CD) by coding sharp deployment pipelines
  • Create real-time feedback by configuring continuous integration and building automation tools
  • Optimize operations by leveraging virtualization, containers, and cloud technologies
  • Use a Lean toolkit to foster the ultimate DevOps culture


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Foundations of DevOps Course Information

  • Requirements

    • Prior to attending this course, attendees should have attended:
    • Work experience in Agile software development
    • Knowledge of system administration, and source code versioning
  • Recommended Experience

    • Work experience as an DevOps Engineer, DevOps Manager, Tester, Hands-On Test Manager, or other roles that ensure the development cycle on software projects is achieved through optimized schedules, costs, and quality.
  • Course Materials

    • While the course qualifies for an ICAgile certificate, the class is not written like an exam prep course. The material is designed for hands-on training in DevOps.
  • Course Preparation

    • Students will be emailed a short document to review before class. Understanding the content of this pre-course reading is required before class, so more in-class time can be devoted to implementing DevOps.
    • This course exposes students to different tools employed by DevOps practitioners, including:
      • Git for configuration management
      • Maven for build automation
      • Jenkins for continuous integration orchestration
      • SonarQube for code analysis
      • Docker for application containerization
  • Certification & Exam Information

Foundations of DevOps Course Outline

  • DevOps Thinking

    Trends in DevOps

    • Augmenting the benefits of Agile through DevOps
    • Refining the definition of DevOps for better outcomes
    • Asserting the core objectives of modern DevOps

    DevOps culture

    • Establishing the core foundations of system thinking
    • Enabling communication between development and operations
    • Developing a Kaizen culture for continuous improvement
  • Roles in DevOps

    Team structure

    • Growing collaborative teams
    • Creating an automation culture


    • Defining governance to balance agility and rigor
    • Dealing with formal operation requirements
  • Scripting Configuration Management

    Version management

    • Keeping strict control through ubiquitous commits
    • Designing infrastructure as code

    Configuration items

    • Enforcing controls through itemization
    • Computerizing dependencies through configuration controls
    • Leveraging tools for low-risk
  • Real-Time Feedback through Continuous Integration

    Objectives and principles

    • Developing rapid feedback loops through CI
    • Aligning DevOps to the CI principles

    Mastering CI practices

    • Reducing risks through frequent commits
    • Keeping the build healthy as a primary control of integrity
    • Automating inspections and tests for better control
    • Automating the build process for continuous feedback
  • Efficient Operations through Continuous Delivery

    CD mindset

    • Removing the complexity of deployment through software
    • Delineating CI and CD to achieve complementary objectives

    Principles of CD

    • Creating a repeatable process for constant quality
    • Automating end to end for hands-free operations
    • Augmenting ROI through incremental improvements

    Leveraging leading CD practices

    • Reducing deployment time through single builds
    • Ensuring consistency through a unified deployment process

    Deployment pipeline

    • Organizing a deployment pipeline to optimize code to production time
    • Gating code changes through code staging
    • Reducing Risks with roll-back capabilities
    • Adjusting the pipeline for on-premise, SaaS, and new deployment models
  • Ensuring Quality with Test Automation

    DevOps involvement in Test Automation

    • Ensuring the pipeline delivers on Test Automation benefits
    • Influencing test automation practices through DevOps capabilities

    Test types and defect management

    • Automating the testing at multiple levels
    • Automating test defect management for faster corrections
  • Optimizing Infrastructure Costs

    Optimizing infrastructure

    • Using virtual environment to maximize efficiency
    • Using the cloud to lower HW dependence
    • Monitoring systems for high availability

    Data management

    • Dealing with database level upgrades
    • Managing Test Data as a configuration Item

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Foundations of DevOps Training FAQs

  • Who is the International Consortium for Agile (ICAgile)?

    ICAgile is one of the leading global agile accreditation and certification body. They help organizations design learning experiences that create an agile mindset and continue the agility within the organization.

  • How do I achieve Certification in Foundations of DevOps (ICP-FDO) from ICAgile?

    This course can help you earn ICAgile certification. Click to view our options for ICAgile Certification Training

  • Can I achieve Certification in Foundations of DevOps (ICP-FDO) online?

    Yes! We know your busy work schedule may prevent you from getting to one of our classrooms which is why we offer convenient online training to meet your needs wherever you want. This course is available in class and live online.

  • What industry credits can I earn for this Foundation of DevOps course?

    This course qualifies for the 3-day technical portion of the Certified Scrum Developer. To obtain Scrum Education Units (SEUs), students will need to pass the Learning Tree exam. Once notification of passing the exam has been received, contact Learning Tree's customer service to request registration with Scrum Alliance.

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