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Introduction to DevOps

Learn how DevOps has brought together years of the most effective and provide practices from development and operations (agile, Lean, and more) – and aligned…

Certificate None
Duration 1 Day
Delivery Blended, Classroom, Virtual Classroom
Languages English

What is included in Introduction to DevOps

Course Description

Learn how DevOps has brought together years of the most effective and provide practices from development and operations (agile, Lean, and more) – and aligned them around common characteristics: value, cross-functional collaboration, agility, and strong teams. DevOps is really the marrying of process, infrastructure, and product. Take this class to learn how to bring these groups together to optimize, re-think, and re-engineer your processes.
We’ll take a look at establishing a common definition of DevOps and understand why DevOps is so important. Through case studies, we’ll see that high performing organizations are using DevOps as a competitive advantage. Don’t be left behind! In addition, this class will teach the keys to fostering a culture for successful DevOps implementations, and give you a roadmap to get started.

Finally, this class will help you understand the tools necessary to automate your processes for maximum efficiency. We’ll put all the pieces of the puzzle together for you.

Course Information

Certification: None

Duration: 1 Day

Domain: Solution Development and Deployment

Delivery Method: Blended, Classroom, Virtual Classroom


Available Languages: English

Purchase Options: Pay Per Use Courseware


  • Managers
  • CIOs, CTOs and IT Executives

Learning Objectives

At the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Discover what DevOps is and is not
  • Learn how other organizations are using DevOps concepts to gain competitive advantage
  • Understand the tools that can help you automate processes
  • Learn tips and techniques for changing your culture to support DevOps
  • Understand why DevOps is important and why high-performing IT organizations are rushing to implement DevOps concepts
  • Review case studies to understand exactly how companies are achieving DevOps success
  • Learn how to optimize, rethink, and re-engineer your IT processes to deliver value to your customers faster than ever!

Course Outline


Module 2: What is DevOps?

  • Background
  • The IT Core Chronic Conflict
  • Then We Demanded Innovation
  • Our Data Center
  • An Evolution
  • IT Operations
  • The Product Managers
  • The Developers
  • Alignment between Groups
  • Detect and Eliminate Waste
  • Optimize flow of Work
  • Leverage Measurement Tools
  • Leverage Automation Tools
  • Leverage Collaboration Tools
  • Summary
  • DevOps and Goal
  • Ball Point Game

Module 3: Why do DevOps?

  • Why do DevOps?
  • A Comparison
  • Amazon’s Process
  • State of DevOps Report
  • Chronic Conflict can be Broken
  • DevOps is the Manufacturing Revolution of our Age
  • DevOps and Manufacturing
  • DevOps at Microsoft
  • Launch of VSO
  • Scaling out
  • DevOps Lifecycle
  • Dark Launches
  • Reduce Branching
  • Definition of Done
  • Deployment Automation
  • Telemetry


Module 4: How does DevOps work?

  • Continuous Integration
  • Continuous Deployment
  • Continuous Delivery
  • Continuous Testing
  • Continuous Monitoring
  • Automation
  • Infrastructure Complexity
  • IaaS and Infrastructure as Code
  • Value Stream Mapping
  • Kanban End-to-End
  • The Penny Game


Module 5: Culture and DevOps

  • Change the Metrics
  • Law of Motivation
  • People and Trust
  • Resilience
  • Disc Assessment


Module 6: Tool Time

  • Automation
  • DevOps Automation Tools
  • Microsoft Lab Manager
  • TFS Build
  • Automated Testing
  • Microsoft Release Manager
  • Automate Feedback

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