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Key Features

  • 16 hours
  • On-Site or Virtual Course with Live Certified Trainer
  • Official Certification Exam from the DevOps Institute
  • Official DevOps Institute student material
  • Practical exercises
  • Simulation exam
  • 16 PDUs
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    Course details
  1. What will I achieve?
  2. Who is this course for?
  3. What are the exam characteristics?
  4. What are the course contents?
  5. Payment methods

This comprehensive course addresses testing in a DevOps environment and covers concepts such as the active use of test automation, testing earlier in the development cycle, and instilling testing skills in developers, quality assurance, security, and operational teams. The course is relevant for every modern IT professional involved in defining or deploying a DevOps testing strategy for their organization, as test engineering is the backbone of DevOps and the primary key for successful DevOps pipeline to support digital transformation. Actionable and exciting exercises will be used to apply the concepts covered in the course and sample documents, templates, tools, and techniques will be provided to leverage after the class.

    Course details
  1. What will I achieve?
  2. Who is this course for?
  3. What are the exam characteristics?
  4. What are the course contents?
  5. Payment methods

What will I achieve?

  • Streamline the testing process by applying a DevOps testing approach.
  • Integrate roles and teams on the testing process to improve results.
  • Successfully apply the use of end-to-end test automation tools to optimize testing.
  • Define leadership actions and implement testing strategies around DevOps.
  • Coordinate the resources required for applying a DevOps testing approach.
  • Integrate the DevOps testing approach with Agile and ITSM.
  • Apply testing tools, management and analysis technics that provide the highest value to the organization and the customer.
  • Obtain the Continuous Testing Foundation certification.

Who is this course for?

  • Software developers
  • Operational staff
  • Quality Assurance managers
  • Quality Assurance testers
  • Infrastructure engineers
  • Project managers
  • Anyone interest in software testing

What are the exam characteristics?

  • Time allocated: 90 minutes
  • Number of questions: 40 multiple-choice
  • Passing score: 65% (26 correct answers)
  • Format: Online; open-book
  • Prerequisites: There are no formal prerequisites for this course. At least 4 hours of personal study during the course are recommended.
When will I know my exam results?

When the exam is paper-based, the results will be notified to the participant afterwards through email. When it is web-based, the participant will get the results immediately after finishing the exam.

What happens if I fail the exam?

The participant who fails the exam may take it again any times at extra cost. No time window between exams is required.

What are the course contents?

  • 1 What is DevOps Testing and it's Business Benefits?
  • 2 Relation of DevOps Testing to other methodologies
  • 3 DevOps Testing best practices
    • 3.1 DevOps Testing terminology
    • 3.2 Culture changes
    • 3.3 Organization changes
    • 3.4 Process and team friction
    • 3.5 Motivation strategies
    • 3.6 Measuring success
    • 3.7 Continuous evolution
    • 3.8 Troubleshooting
  • 4 What is the DevOps Pipeline?
    • 4.1 DevOps Testing on the pipeline
    • 4.2 Test strategy choices
    • 4.3 Pre-flight strategies
    • 4.4 Continuous integration testing
    • 4.5 System, delivery, and customer testing
    • 4.6 Test environments
    • 4.7 Lab management
    • 4.8 Topology orchestration
  • 5 Test Automation Frameworks
    • 5.1 Test Tools
    • 5.2 Selection criterion
    • 5.3 Automated Metrics
    • 5.4 Key concepts
  • 6 Test Case Best Practices & Design Exercise
  • 7 Test Suite Best Practices & Design Exercise
  • 8 Principles of DevOps Management
  • 9 DevOps Test Management Metrics
  • 10 DevOps Management Tools
  • 11 DevOps Test Results Analysis
  • 12 Integrating DevOps Results Analysis
  • 13 Test Management Exercise
  • 14 Fictitious Product Test Requirements
  • 15 Individual Exercise
  • 15 Class Discussion & Exam Review

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