DevOps Playbook - Moving to a DevOps Culture

AVG Duration11h


This CloudAcademy Playbook provides an ideal start point for any team looking to quickly absorb and get started using the fundamental practices of DevOps, AGILE and continuous delivery / continuous integration. Our team has carefully curated this learning path to help you and your team quickly assimilate the fundamental aspects of DevOps, AGILE and CI/CD in a blend of courses, labs and our final preparation exam. Following completion of this learning path, students be prepared to sit the industry recognised DevOps Institute Foundations certification exam. 

Learning Objectives

  • Recognize and explain the core roles and responsibilities of a DevOps practice.
  • Recognize and Recognize and implement the AGILE methodology.
  • Implement and configure CI/CD practices within your own environment. 

Intended Audience

This DevOps Playbook provides an ideal start point for any organization, team or practitioner looking to transform their business by moving to a DevOps culture.


Students will benefit from being able to recognize and explain public cloud platforms before commencing this learning path. 

We recommend completing our Introduction to the Public Cloud Platforms Learning path to gain a basic understanding of cloud platforms before starting this learning path. 


Your certificate for this learning path

Training Content

Course - Beginner - 1h 1m
Introduction to DevOps
This course explains how the DevOps philosophy can provide a holistic way to look at software development, deployment, and operations.
Course - Beginner - 3h 26m
DevOps Foundations - DevOps Institute Certification Exam Preparation
This course introduces the DevOps Playbook - Moving to a DevOps Culture learning path.
Exam - 30m
Knowledge Check: DevOps Foundation
Knowledge Check: DevOps Foundation
Course - Beginner - 37m
Introduction to AGILE for Software Projects
We introduce you to the key concepts, roles, and techniques of the AGILE methodology.
Course - Intermediate - 35m
Introduction to Agile
This course introduces the concepts of Agile, Scrum, and Jira, and the benefits of using them.
Course - Beginner - 1h 21m
Introduction to Operations
This course covers some of the tasks that operations engineers need to address in order to keep a system up-and-running, with little or no downtime.
Course - Beginner - 1h 7m
Introduction to Continuous Delivery
This course introduces you to continuous delivery, providing a solid foundation for more advanced courses on the subject.
Course - Beginner - 57m
Introduction to Continuous Integration
This course explores the various tools, technologies, and vocabularies surrounding the continuous integration ecosystem.
Hands-on Lab - Intermediate - 1h
Static Code Analysis Within CI/CD Pipelines
Integrate static code analysis within a three-stage AWS CodePipeline CI/CD pipeline to prevent vulnerabilities from making it into production in this Lab.
Resource - Not defined - 10m
DevOps Institute - Glossary of Terms
Glossary of Terms used during this course
Resource - Not defined - 10m
DevOps Reports, Links and References
The links, references and reports referred to in the lectures of this course
Resource - Not defined - 10m
DevOps Institute - Reference Card
Reference Card to help prepare for the DevOps Certificate exam .
Exam - 1h 15m
Final Exam: DevOps Playbook - Moving to a DevOps Culture
Final Exam: DevOps Playbook - Moving to a DevOps Culture
About the Author
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Andrew is fanatical about helping business teams gain the maximum ROI possible from adopting, using, and optimizing Public Cloud Services. Having built  70+ Cloud Academy courses, Andrew has helped over 50,000 students master cloud computing by sharing the skills and experiences he gained during 20+  years leading digital teams in code and consulting. Before joining Cloud Academy, Andrew worked for AWS and for AWS technology partners Ooyala and Adobe.