DevOps Foundations Introduction
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The DevOps Institute is a collaborative effort between recognized and experienced leaders in the DevOps, InfoSec and ITSM space and acts as a learning community for DevOps practices. This DevOps Foundations course has been developed in partnership with the DevOps Institute to provide you with a common understanding of DevOps goals, business value, vocabulary, concepts, and practices. By completing this course you will gain an understanding of the core DevOps concepts, the essential vocabulary, and the core knowledge and principles that fortify DevOps principles.
This course is made up of 8 lectures and an assessment exam at the end. Upon completion of this course and the exam, students will be prepped and ready to sit the industry recognized DevOps Institute Foundation certification certification exam.
- Recognize and explain the core DevOps concepts.
- Understand the principles and practices of infrastructure automation and infrastructure as code.
- Recognize and explain the core roles and responsibilities of a DevOps practice.
- Be prepared for sitting the DevOps institute Foundation certification exam after completing the course and assessment exam.
- Individuals and teams looking to gain an understanding and shared knowledge of core DevOps principles.
- A basic understanding of IT roles and responsibilities. We recommend completing the Considering a Career in Cloud Computing? Learning Path prior to taking this course.
About the Author
Andrew is an AWS certified professional who is passionate about helping others learn how to use and gain benefit from AWS technologies. Andrew has worked for AWS and for AWS technology partners Ooyala and Adobe. His favorite Amazon leadership principle is "Customer Obsession" as everything AWS starts with the customer. Passions around work are cycling and surfing, and having a laugh about the lessons learnt trying to launch two daughters and a few start ups.
Hello and welcome. My name is Andrew Larkin, and I'll be your instructor for this DevOps foundation course. At the end of this course we will be able to recognize and explain the core DevOps concepts. We will be able to explain the core DevOps vocabulary and their principles. We will have an understanding of the principles and practices of the infrastructure automation and infrastructure as code. And we will be able to recognize and explain the core roles and responsibilities of a DevOps practice. Also, by completing this course, quizzes, and the final assessment exam, we will be prepared for setting the DevOps Institute Foundation Certification Exam. Now the DevOps Foundation Exam is accredited by the DevOps Institute. The exam is 40 multiple choice questions, and we have 60 minutes to complete it. We have 75 minutes if we have English as a second language. Passing the exam earns 16 PMP, professional development units, or PDUs. The professional development units is a credential granted by the Project Management Institute. Passing the exam also earns us an accredited digital badge. The DevOps Institute is a collaboritive effort between recognized and experienced leaders in the DevOps infosec and ITSM space. The DevOps Institute is a learning community for DevOps practices. And the DevOps Institute was launched in 2015. Cloud Academy is a registered education partner of the DevOps Institute. To find out more about DevOps Institute, visit devopsinstitute.com. All right, so this course is made up of the following lectures. In lecture one we will explore what DevOps is and what the tool means to us. Then we will review and explore the core DevOps principles before diving into the key DevOps practices, and some of the business and technology frameworks. We will then learn about automation, architecting DevOps toolchains, measurement, metrics, and reporting. So if you're ready, let's get started.