DevOps Implementation Boot Camp (ICP-FDO) (DEVOPSBC)


Course Content

This three-day DevOps boot camp is loaded with practical real-world tools and techniques. From the nation's largest Agile development trainers comes a comprehensive program to get you started on the road to DevOps success. You will leave this course fully literate in the whole array of available DevOps tools and lessons, ready to select what's right for you and chart a path to holistic long-term IT success in your own organization.

ICAgile's Foundations of DevOps Certification

This ICAgile certification provides an overview of core concepts for DevOps and is geared towards a broad audience of professionals, technical and non-technical. The learning objectives cover areas such as the business case for DevOps, Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery, accompanying cultural changes, operational considerations, configuration management, etc. Participants who complete this certification will gain an excellent foundation in DevOps concepts and ingredients for a successful transition.

Bonus Materials

  • The "DevOps Glossary of tools:" a catalog of resources with descriptions and guidance on more than 80 open-source and proprietary tools to help your IT teams succeed
  • The DevOps Handbook: How to Create World-Class Agility, Reliability, and Security in Technology Organizations by Gene Kim, Patrick Debois, John Willis, Jez Humble, (Foreword by) John Allspaw.

Who should attend

  • Anyone in an IT Leadership role
  • CIOs / CTOs
  • System Administrators
  • IT Operations Staff
  • Release Engineers
  • Configuration Managers
  • Anyone involved with IT infrastructure
  • Developers and Application Team leads
  • ScrumMasters
  • Software Managers and Team Leads
  • IT Project & Program Managers
  • Product Owners and Managers


Students will be tasked to gather information about their organization's DevOps practice and be ready to discuss their findings before attending a session of the DevOps Implementation Boot Camp.

Course Objectives

  • Learn to leverage infrastructure automation using configuration tools
  • Chart a path to continuous IT operations
  • Learn how to spot positive feedback loops in IT work and capitalize on them
  • Get real-world techniques for implementing agile concepts into infrastructure management
  • Learn how to continuously monitor capacity and operations
  • Map and visualize IT workflow to eliminate bottlenecks and streamline capacity
  • Learn techniques to effectively communicate the progress and results of your DevOps efforts to management
  • In-class discussion on the state of IaaS and PaaS, and expert updates on which cloud capabilities you should be aware of or considering
  • Implement a plan for leadership participation and transformation of the IT mentality
  • Transform IT from an unpredictable cost center to a strategic source of business value and competitive advantage

Outline: DevOps Implementation Boot Camp (ICP-FDO) (DEVOPSBC)

Part 1: Introduction

  • DevOps Defined
    • DevOps (Then and Now)
    • BizDevOps
    • DevSecOps
    • AIOps
  • High-Performance IT Organizations
    • Better Throughput and Stability
    • Automation
    • Loosely-coupled Architecture
    • Transformational Leadership
    • Lean Product Management
  • History of DevOps
  • Argument for DevOps
    • Business Value of DevOps
    • Net Effect of DevOps
  • Exercise: Argue for the value of DevOps

Part 2: Maturing a DevOps Practice in the Enterprise

  • 5 Stages of Maturity
  • Patterns You Can Follow
    • Lean Startup Teams
    • Collaboration Tools
    • Automate Everything You Can
    • Reserve Time for Improvement
  • Organizational and Cultural Challenges
  • Value Stream Mapping
    • Value Stream Examples
    • Analyze: Lead Time
    • Analyze: Quality
    • AnalyzeL Involvement
  • Exercise: Map a Value Stream
  • Exercise: Analyze a Value Stream
  • Exercise: Plan Improvement of a Value Stream

Part 3: Your DevOps Journey: Optimize Flow

  • Principles of Flow
  • Infrastructure As Code
  • Infrastructure Configuration Management
  • Deployment Pipeline
    • Applications
    • Server Configuration
    • Firewalls
  • Deployment Pipeline Stages
  • Deployment Orchestration Tools
  • Shared Version Control
  • DevOps Quality Management
    • Shift Left
    • Small Batches, Frequent Releases, Learn From Escaped Defects
    • 5 Layers of Security Testing
    • Software vs Infrastructure Testing
  • Test Automation Pyramid
  • Strategies for Managing Test Data
  • Code Analysis Tools
  • Automated Testing Tools
  • Exercise: DevOps Quality Principles
  • Build Automation
  • Continuous Integration
  • Database Continuous Integration
  • Standardization (Technologies & OS)
  • Containerization
  • SOA Microservices, Strangler Pattern
  • Blue-Green Deployment Pattern
  • Virtualization & The Cloud
  • Exercise: Optimize Flow in Your Value Stream

Part 4: Your DevOps Journey: Amplify Feedback

  • Objective & Principles of Feedback
  • Case Study Review: Microsoft VSO
  • Telemetry Definitions & Concepts
    • Automated Telemetry
    • Build Monitoring and Measurement In
    • Use Alerts to Boost Efficiency
    • Make Information Visible to All
  • Integrating Security into Production Telemetry
  • Telemetry Layers
    • Environment Layer
    • Application Layer
    • Business Layer
  • Telemetry Architeture Levels
    • Debug
    • Information
    • Warning
    • Error
    • Fatal
  • Ensuring Effective Alerts
    • Create Alerts
    • Review and Tune Alerts
  • System Monitoring and Alerting Tools
    • Nagios
    • Librato
    • Monit
    • Splunk
    • ELK (Elasticsearch, Logstash, Kibana)
    • PagerDuty
  • What Should you Measure?
  • DevOps Metric Pyramid
  • Using Telemetry to Anticipate Problems
    • Simple Anticipation
    • Advanced Anticipation
  • Feedback for Safe Deployment of Code
  • Developers Follow Their Apps Downstream
  • Hypothesis-Driven Development and A/B Testing
  • Exercise: Advanced Uses of Telemetry
  • Change Review and Coordination
  • Exercise: Amplify Feedback in Your Value Stream

Part 5: Your DevOps Journey: Continual Learning & Experimentation

  • Learning Culture
    • Blameless Postmortems
    • Responses to Failure
    • Blameless Postmortems
  • Innovation Culture
  • Institutionalize the Improvement of Daily Work
  • Case Study Review: Alcoa Workplace Safety
  • Encouraging Experimentation
  • Holding Learning and Improvement Events
    • Hackathons
    • Kaizen Blitzes
    • Rehearsing Large-Scale Failures
    • Fault Injection
  • Role of Leadership
  • Exercise: Becoming an Innovation Culture

Part 6: Conclusion & Charting Your Course

  • Course Review
  • Exercise: Charting Your Course

Prices & Delivery methods

Online Training

3 days

  • US$ 1,695
Classroom Training

3 days

  • United States: US$ 1,695


Currently there are no training dates scheduled for this course.