DevOps Certification Training

DevOps Certification Training

DevOps is a software development method which is a combination of new emerging trends from the collision of two major trends i.e. Agile System Administration and Agile Operations. This is a practice of development and operation engineers to collaborate and work together from design to production support in the entire service lifecycle. It has strong affinities with Agile and Lean approaches to make more impetus and to laid IT Operations like communication, collaboration, automation and integration. DevOps appreciates the fact that software tools need interdependency and it’s unique software development achieve superior operational performance by eliminating the hurdles.
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17-Mar-2019 55 Hrs 09:00 PM Online INSTRUCTOR LED TRAINING Enquiry Now

Description

DevOps software development practice is best known for its collaboration guidance combining Development and System Operations to achieve the capability to communicate, collaborate, integrate and automate to enhance the workflow between IT operation professionals and software developers for faster development and deployment. Our online training course helps you to master various operations and development within an organization to make the lifecycle of an application faster and more predictable for both Developers and Operations team.

Did you know?

  1.  Walt Disney, one of the world’s largest media companies, adopted DevOps practices to embrace automation, cross-team collaboration, agile and lean methodologies and data-driven business intelligence to perform digital online operations and to achieve transformation and acceleration in Disney business successfully.
  2.  After Amazon had deployed DevOps, the engineers were allowed to scale capacity up or down incrementally and they could deploy code every 11.7 seconds on average which results in decrease in the number, duration of outages and increase in revenue.
  3.  DevOps, a hybrid of development and operations is a new field, recognizing that software development, quality assurance, and IT operations all depend on each other to improve operational performance.

Why learn and get Certified in DevOps?

  1.  DevOps salaries are on the rise. Over 76% of respondents reported an increase in 2014 earnings compared to 2013, while 22% reported no change. The median salary for a DevOps professional is $105,600.
  2.  DevOps Career has approximately 62% of job stability with the increasing market value.
  3.  It Builds the relation between the development and operations directly by providing systems into production reliably, rapidly and safely to transfer the business operations faster and decrease the risk of production changes.

Course Objective

After the completion of this course, Trainee will:
  1.  Understand the concepts and importance of DevOps
  2.  Understand the need for DevOps in day-to-day real-time problems
  3.  Implement the DevOps concepts and practices including Agile, IT Service Management and Lean
  4.  Implement Automated System Update, Installations and Deployments
  5.  Build Automation by applying DevOps in an Enterprise environment
  6.  Learn Virtualization Concepts
  7.  Define and understand the critical success factors and key performance indicators

Pre-requisites

There are no specific prerequisites to become a DevOps practitioner. However, anyone with IT experience or basic networking and Linux knowledge can become a DevOps practitioner.

Who should attend this Training?

This is one of the most valued and respected IT professionals whose market demand is growing rapidly with the emergence of new job roles. This professional certification course is ideally suited for:
  1.  DevOps Architect
  2.  Automation Engineer
  3.  Testing Professionals
  4.  Software Developers and Architects
  5.  Security Engineer
  6.  Integration Specialist
  7.  Release Manager

Prepare for Certification!

Our training and certification program gives you a solid understanding of the key topics covered on the DevOps Practitioner course (DevOps Foundation). In addition to boosting your income potential, getting certified in DevOps, demonstrates your knowledge of the skills necessary to be an effective Professional. The certification validates your ability to produce reliable, high-quality results with increased efficiency and consistency.

Part A – Automation Track

Unit 1: Advanced Linux

  1. General Introduction to Linux/Command-line and Different Flavours of Linux
  2. Library/Package Management Systems
  3. Files Systems, Disk/Partitioning Concepts
  4. Text Editors like Vi
  5. Using Streams, Pipes, Redirects, Grep and Cut, Find Commands
  6. Basics of Networking like DNS, DHCP, Port Forwarding etc.
  7. Linux Process Management using Top, Ps, lsof, netstat commands etc.
  8. Basic of Linux Security – Iptables, selinux etc
  9. User/Group Management
  10. Deeper Understanding of Various Linux Programs like SSH, NFS, NTP

Part B – Tools Track

Unit 1: Cloud Computing

  1. Introductory Concepts of SaaS, PaaS, IaaS Model
  2. Advantages of Cloud Architecture – Elasticity, Autoscaling, DR Strategies, Security Hardening and Capacity Planning
  3. Migrating on-prem Apps to Cloud – various Tools and Techniques Involved
  4. Core Fundamentals of Solutions Delivery in the Cloud
  5. Extensive Overview of Cloud Services from AWS – IAM, S3, RDS, VPC Concepts, Route 53, Cloud Front, SNS, SQS, SWF, Elastic Beanstalk, Dynamo DB, Lambda, Code Commit, Code Deploy, Code Pipeline etc
  6. Emphasis on Programmable Infrastructure with AWS CLI, AWS boto sdk(python), other Tools like Terraform, Tropospere etc
  7. Programming Exercises that Involve Interacting with Cloud API’s Directly

Unit 2: Infrastructure as Code

  1. Deeper understanding Ansible
    1. Overview of Ansible
    2. Server/ Client Setup
    3. Introduction to Chef Recipes and Resources
    4. Node object, Attributes, Templates, and Cookbook Dependencies
    5. Template Variables, Notifications, and Controlling Idempotency
    6. Recipe Inclusion, Data Bags, and Search Roles
    7. Environments
    8. Using Community Cookbooks

Unit 3: Containerization and Micro Services

  1. General introduction to Micro Services and its difference from Service Oriented Architecture, Concepts like Pub/Sub Architecture etc
  2. Install, Configure and Using Docker containers, Push/Pull images from Docker Hub – basics
  3. Advanced Docker – Storage Drivers/Layered File System, Docker Networking, Docker Volumes etc
  4. Building Docker containers with Dockerfile
  5. Managing Cluster of Containers in Docker with Compose, Swarm and Weave
  6. General Introduction to Container Orchestration Frameworks like Kubernetes and Mesos/Marathos (DCOS)

Unit 4: Continous Intergration/Delivery Tools

  1. Main Focus will be on Jenkins – Installation, Configuration, Jenkins REST API, and Best Practices.
  2. Important Jenkins Plugins and their Configuration.
  3. Continuous Delivery with Jenkins – Build Pipelines, Work Flow Engine concepts etc.

Unit 5: Deployment Automation

  1. General Introduction of App/Web Servers, Concepts of proxying/reverse proxies, Re-directs and Load Balancing
  2. Installation of different App/Web servers like Apache, Tomcat, Nginx and JBoss

Unit 6: Version Control Systems

  1. Detailed discussion of Concepts of Git/ GitHub systems – their Installation and Configurations Enterprise wide
  2. Special focus on multi-site hosting, Hooks/ Triggers in Git/ GitHub

Unit 7: Infrastructure Monitoring Tools

  1. General Introduction to Nagios and its Architecture, Writing Custom Monitors
  2. General Introduction to ELK Stack

About DevOps Certification

DevOps is a software development method which is a combination of new emerging trends from the collision of two major trends i.e. Agile System Administration and Agile Operations. This is a practice of development and operation engineers to collaborate and work together from design to production support in the entire service lifecycle. This certification provides an introduction to DevOps that stresses communication, collaboration, integration and automation to improve the workflow between software developers and IT operation professionals.

Certified Practitioner – DevOps Foundation Level Certification

Pre-requisites
  1. Basic understanding of Linux/Unix system concepts
  2. Familiarity with Command Line Interface (CLI)
  3. Familiarity with a Text Editor
  4. Experience with managing systems/applications/infrastructure or with deployments/automation
Exam Details
  1. Exam duration is 60 minutes
  2. There are 40 Multiple Choice Questions
  3. Passing mark is 65 percent
  4. This certification is the pre-requisite for the DevOps Practitioner series of courses.

DevOps Training FAQs

How will DevOps training and certification help me?
The DevOps Foundation certification provides professionals with the introduction of DevOps i.e. the professional and cultural movement that focuses on collaboration, communication, automation and integration. The DevOps Foundation certification focuses on improving the workflow between IT Operations professionals and software developers. This certification through improved flow of work will improve a professional’s ability to design, develop, deploy and operate software and deliver faster services. The duration of DevOps Foundation course is 16 hours.
Where does DevOps come from?
The DevOps Foundation certification exam is governed, administered and conducted by the DevOps Institute.Founded by Lisa Schwartz, Jayne Groll and Alan Shimel, the DevOps Institute has the mission of transforming the way IT is being practiced. The DevOps Institute aims at bringing enterprise level DevOps training and certification in the IT market. With excellent contributions from the DevOps community, the DevOps Institute is setting high standards in quality for an enterprise working in the field of IT Service Management.
Which are the top DevOps tools?
The most popular DevOps tools are mentioned below:
  1. Git : Version Control System tool
  2. Jenkins : Continuous Integration tool
  3. Selenium : Continuous Testing tool
  4. Puppet, Chef, Ansible : Configuration Management and Deployment tools
  5. Nagios : Continuous Monitoring tool
  6. Docker : Containerization tool
What are the advantages of DevOps?
Technical benefits:
  1. Continuous software delivery
  2. Less complex problems to fix
  3. Faster resolution of problems
Business benefits:
  1. Faster delivery of features
  2. More stable operating environments
  3. More time available to add value (rather than fix/maintain)