Fundamentals of DevOps (ICP-FDO Certification)

Fundamentals of DevOps (ICP-FDO Certification)

  • 3 Days
  • Classroom, Webinar

Fundamentals of DevOps training course provides successful participants with ICAgile certified Certification.

About this Course

Is this course for you?

Ideal for those with Work experience as an DevOps Engineer, DevOps Manager, Tester, Hands-On Test Manager, or other roles that ensure the development cycle on software projects is achieved through optimized schedules, costs, and quality.

Objectives & Outcomes

Achieve the ICAgile Certified Professional in Foundations of DevOps (ICP-FDO) Certification

Execute Continuous Deployment (CD) by coding sharp deployment pipeline

Create real-time feedback by configuring continuous integration and building automation tools

Optimize operations by leveraging virtualization, containers, and cloud technologies

Use a Lean toolkit to foster the ultimate DevOps culture


  • Understanding of Agile or be a certified Scrum Master
  • Knowledge of system administration, and source code versioning

Trends in DevOps

  • Augmenting the benefits of Agile through DevOps
  • Refining the definition of DevOps for better outcomes
  • Asserting the core objectives of modern DevOps

DevOps Culture

  • Establishing the core foundations of system thinking
  • Enabling communication between development and operations
  • Developing a Kaizen culture for continuous improvement

Team Structure

  • Growing collaborative teams
  • Creating an automation culture


  • Defining governance to balance agility and rigour
  • Dealing with formal operational requirements

Version management

  • Keeping strict control through ubiquitous commits
  • Designing infrastructure as code

Configuration items

  • Enforcing controls through itemisation
  • Computerising dependencies through configuration controls
  • Leveraging tools for low-risk

Objectives and principles

  • Developing rapid feedback loops through CI
  • Aligning DevOps to the CI principles

Mastering CI practices

  • Reducing risks through frequent commits
  • Keeping the build healthy as a primary control of integrity
  • Automating inspections and tests for better control
  • Automating the build process for continuous feedback

CD mindset

  • Removing the complexity of deployment through software
  • Delineating CI and CD to achieve complementary objectives

Principles of CD

  • Creating a repeatable process for constant quality
  • Automating end to end for hands-free operations
  • Augmenting ROI through incremental improvements

Leveraging leading CD practices

  • Reducing deployment time through single builds
  • Ensuring consistency through a unified deployment process

Deployment pipeline

  • Organising a deployment pipeline to optimise code to production time
  • Gating code changes through code staging
  • Reducing Risks with roll-back capabilities
  • Adjusting the pipeline for on-premise, SaaS, and new deployment models

DevOps involvement in Test Automation

  • Ensuring the pipeline delivers on Test Automation benefits
  • Influencing test automation practices through DevOps capabilities

Test types and defect management

  • Automating the testing at multiple levels
  • Automating test defect management for faster corrections

Optimising infrastructure

  • Using virtual environment to maximise efficiency
  • Using the cloud to lower HW dependence
  • Monitoring systems for high availability

Data management

  • Dealing with database level upgrades
  • Managing Test Data as a configuration Item

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Darren Bowles, Clearvision Trainer
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