Complete Syllabus and Content for DevOps Foundation Course

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Designed and developed by the DevOps Institute, DevOps course syllabus aims to enhance the knowledge and skill-set of IT professionals as per the latest industry trends. Know about the entire syllabus and course content of the DevOps Foundation course here.

The DevOps Foundation course is designed to give a detailed introduction to DevOps- a philosophy that promotes collaboration, communication, and integration between software developers and IT operations professionals. The main objective of the course is to provide the basic understanding needed to learn the principles and practices of DevOps.

DevOps Foundation Course Syllabus / Content

DevOps Foundation course syllabus consists of sixteen hours of instructor-led training and exercises facilitation that consists of-

  • The Basics of DevOps (in the form of pre-class resources)
  • Detailed learner manual (in the form of post-class reference)
  • Exercises designed to apply DevOps concepts by the participants
  • Various sample templates, documents, tools, and techniques
  • Access to additional DevOps sources of information and communities

Outline of DevOps Foundation Course Syllabus

Day 1

Course Introduction

  • DevOps Foundation course goals
  • DevOps Foundation course agenda

Day 2

DevOps Organizational Considerations

  • DevOps Skills
  • DevOps Teams
  • Different DevOps Organizational Structures
  • Various DevOps Roles

Why DevOps?

  • Different perspectives Business and IT
  • Dev and Ops Stereotypes: Perceptions and Realities
  • Promoting Collaboration with DevOps
  • Improving Communication with DevOps

What is DevOps?

  • Introduction to DevOps
  • Stakeholders
  • Goals of DevOps
  • Values of DevOps
  • DevOps Business Value
  • What DevOps is NOT
  • Who’s Doing DevOps (companies)
  • Enterprise DevOps

DevOps Practices

  • Continuous Integration (CI)
  • Continuous Delivery
  • Continuous Deployment (CD)
  • Value Stream Mapping
  • Kanban
  • Theory of Constraints
  • Experimentation and Learning
  • The Deming Cycle
  • Improvement Kata
  • Preparing for Failure
  • ITSM Process Improvement Practices

DevOps and IT Performance

  • Demonstrated Results of DevOps Implementation
  • DevOps and Automation
  • Automation Enablers
  • Measuring DevOps Success
  • DevOps Principles

DevOps and Other Frameworks

  • DevOps and Agile
  • DevOps and Lean
  • DevOps and IT Service Management

DevOps Automation Practices and Tool Categories

  • DevOps Automation Practices
  • Application Life Concerns and Tool

Adopting a DevOps Culture

  • Getting Started with DevOps
  • Challenges, Risks, and Critical Success Factors in DevOps Implementation

DevOps Culture

  • Understanding Organizational Culture
  • Characteristics of a DevOps Culture
  • Characteristics of Organizational Culture
  • Managing Culture Change


  • Additional Sources of Information
  • Exam Preparations
  • Exam Requirements, Question Weighting and List of Terminology
  • Sample Exam Review

FAQ's DevOps Foundation Course


Yes! In most cases, the training institute provides the material with complete course content for the DevOps Foundation exam.

DevOps Foundation course syllabus allows candidates to learn a variety of concepts including integration, continuous deployment, configuration management, version control, code automation, and monitoring of the application.

After completing this Devops course, participants should be able to:

    • Build and automate tests using DevOps tools like Jenkins and Maven
    • Manage and keep track of various versions of the source code using tools like Git
    • Automate testing of web elements using Selenium
    • Build and deploy containerization using Docker
    • Perform continuous monitoring with Nagios

Syllabus of DevOps Foundation Training

  • DevOps objectives and vocabulary
  • Implementing DevOps concepts and practices in your day-to-day job activities
  • The relationship between Agile, ITSM, and Agile
  • Critical success factors and key performance indicators
  • Robust communication channels and feedback loops
  • Automation including deployment pipelines and DevOps toolchains
  • Scaling of DevOps for the organization
  • CSFs and KPIs

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FAQs on DevOps Foundation

Who should take up the DevOps Foundation course?

Job roles that can benefit from DevOps Foundation training include, but are not limited to:

  • DevOps Engineers
  • Integration Specialists
  • Operations Managers
  • System Administrators
  • Network Administrators
  • Project Managers
  • Business Managers
  • Automation Architects
  • Application Developer / Software Programmer
  • Software Tester / QA
  • Business (Requirements) Analyst

There are no prerequisite qualifications to sit for the DevOps Foundation certification examination

Examination Format of ITIL Planning, Protection and Optimization (PPO) Exam:

  • Type: 40 questions per paper
  • No Of Questions: Eight scenario-based and gradient-scored questions
  • Result: 26 marks required to pass (out of 40 available), equivalent to 65%
  • Examination duration: 60 minutes (75 minutes if English is not a candidate's native tongue)
  • Type: Closed book (without option to refer any books during exam)

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