Introduction to DevOps in the Enterprise

Introduction to DevOps in the Enterprise / DevOps Overview is an engaging seminar / workshop style format course geared for IT team members new to DevOps and its supporting components, benefits, structure, skills, tools and technologies. Typical attendees might include various operations or other non-developer focused team members who need to prepare to use the various tools under the DevOps umbrella.

Retail Price: $1,595.00

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Course Objectives

This course combines expert lecture, real-world, practical related examples and demonstrations and group discussions. Led by our expert practitioner attendees will explore:

  • What is DevOps, in Business and IT
  • DevOps in the Enterprise: Architecture; Where it fits, Scaling DevOps; Getting and Measuring Results
  • DevOps Principles: DevOps and Related SDLC Processes; Agile; Test Cycles
  • DevOps Culture: Stakeholders, Roles and Team
  • Practicing DevOps: CI / CD
  • Automation Practices and the DevOps Lifecycle
  • Related Technology: Virtualization, Microservices. Containers and more
  • Core DevOps Technology (Overview, Architecture, Install, Writing and Executing)
  • Next Steps: Getting Started Adopting a DevOps Culture, Risks & Rewards, Measuring Success


Course Prerequisites

This course is appropriate for individuals and organizations seeking a foundational understanding of DevOps, specifically:

  • Employees and managers responsible for designing, reengineering or improving process
  • Consultants guiding their clients through process improvement initiatives
  • Internal and external suppliers
  • Process stakeholders

Course Agenda


Please note that this list of topics is based on our standard course offering, evolved from typical industry uses and trends. We’ll work with you to tune this course and level of coverage to target the skills you need most.

Why DevOps?

  • Business
  • IT

What is DevOps?

  • Introduction
  • The Goals of DevOps
  • Why the Business Should Care
  • Demonstrated Results
  • DevOps at Scale in the Enterprise
  • Fighting the Complexity bogey
  • Application Dev
  • Infrastructure

DevOps Principles

  • DevOps and Related SDLC Processes
  • Integration with Agile (XP, Kahnban, SCRUM)
  • Dev/Test Cycle
  • Creating the Culture
  • Characteristics of a DevOps Culture
  • The People Impact of DevOps
  • Stakeholders
  • Roles
  • Teams

Practicing DevOps

  • Continuous Integration and Delivery
  • Continuous Deployment


  • Automation Practices
  • The DevOps Lifecycle

Related Technology

  • Virtualization
  • Microservices
  • Containers
  • OpenStack (101)

Core DevOps Technology (Overview, Architecture, Install, Writing and Executing)

  • Vagrant
  • Puppet; Chef
  • Ansible; Docker; Jenkins
  • Terraform
  • ACI
  • Clicker (Orchestration)
  • GIT

Next Steps

  • Getting Started Adopting a DevOps Culture
  • Challenges, Risks and Critical Success Factors
  • Measuring Progress and Success

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