DASA DevOps Fundamentals Training

The Fundamentals level course is designed to provide the trainee to build own DevOps vocabulary and to understand its principles and practices. DevOps concepts and terminology, real life case studies, examples and interactive group discussions and extensive exercises in each module you will gain a fundamental understanding of DevOps.


  • Explain the drivers responsible for the emergence of DevOps.
  • Explain the key concepts and principles of DevOps.
  • List and explain the business benefits of DevOps and continuous delivery.
  • Describe the Service Delivery process.
  • Explain the concepts of test automation, infrastructure automation, and build and deployment automation.
  • Describe how DevOps relates to Lean and Agile methodologies.
  • Define case studies of IT organizations that are making the transformation to Adaptive IT and DevOps models.
  • Learn most common and popular DevOps tools.
  • Discuss the critical success factors for DevOps implementation.


  • Module 1: Course Introduction
  • Module 2: DevOps Introduction
    • Emergence of DevOps
    • Core concepts of DevOps
    • DevOps Agile Skills Association (DASA)
  • Module 3: Culture
    • Introduction DevOps Culture
    • Key elements of DevOps
    • Implementation of a DevOps culture
  • Module 4: Organization
    • Organizational model
    • Autonomous teams
    • Architecture within DevOps
    • Governance
  • Module 5: Processes
    • Defining Agile, Scrum and Kanban
    • DevOps in relation to ITSM
    • Scrum, in more detail
    • Optimizing processes – Lean
    • Business Value Optimization and Business Analysis – Story Mapping
    • Software Delivery Lifecycle in a DevOps organization
  • Module 6: Automation
  • Automation Concepts
    • Software Delivery Automation
    • Continuous Delivery Core concepts
    • Continuous Delivery Automation concepts
    • Continuous Delivery Automation focus topics
  • Data Centre Automation
    • Emergence of Cloud technology and principles
    • Cloud Services concepts in a DevOps organization
    • Automated Provisioning concepts
    • Platform Product Characteristics and Application Maturity
  • Module 7: Measure and Improvement
    • importance of Measurements
    • Choosing the right Metrics
    • Monitoring and Logging


  • DevOps engineers
  • Product owners
  • Integration specialists
  • Operations managers
  • Incident and change managers
  • System administrators
  • Network administrators
  • Business managers
  • Automation architects
  • Enterprise architects
  • Testers


3 Days