Course Information

The DASA DevOps Fundamentals™ certification provides the core education necessary to build your DevOps vocabulary and understand its principles and practices. It’s the ideal starting point for DevOps journeys, whether you’re already familiar with working with Agile and/or DevOps teams or not.

Faster software deployment, increased deployment frequency, and higher change success rate are only some of the visible outcomes of practicing DevOps. Organizations such as Netflix, Spotify, and Facebook are transforming IT by successfully implementing DevOps principles. But you don’t have to be big to be a DevOps leader. Companies large and small, young and old, have smoothly made the transition and have the proof of success in their pockets.

This course will inspire you to serve as a change champion by sharing and using what you learned, and continue to learn, about DevOps to lead and mentor others. A solid understanding of DevOps Fundamentals has helped numerous professionals and organizations how to approach a DevOps journey, not only from a tool and automation perspective but also looking in-depth at the softer side of things.

This course provides learners an extensive introduction to the core Agile DevOps principles. It covers all 12 key knowledge and skill competencies defined by DASA to ensure you acquire a solid knowledge of DevOps concepts and terminology. Multiple cases or scenarios, group discussions, and examples are included in the course to enhance your learning experience.

Target Audience

 The DASA DevOps Fundamentals certification adds value to individuals involved in IT development, operations, or service management. Its target audience includes but is not limited to:

  • Automation Architects
  • Business Managers
  • DevOps Engineers
  • Enterprise Architects
  • Incident and Change Managers
  • Integration Specialists
  • Network Administrators
  • Operations Managers
  • Product Owners
  • System Administrators
  • Testers

Learning Objectives

 DASA DevOps Fundamentals-certified professionals are able to:

  • Explain the drivers responsible for the emergence of DevOps.
  • Define and discuss the key concepts and principles of DevOps.
  • List and explain the business benefits of DevOps and continuous delivery.
  • Know how teams can translate DevOps principles into tangible practices.
  • Learn about modern operations in a DevOps context.
  • Explain the concepts of test automation, infrastructure automation, and build and deployment automation.
  • Describe how DevOps relates to Lean and Agile methodologies.
  • Get insight into the various organizational DevOps models and architectures.
  • Identify how Cloud and Delivery pipeline automation optimizes and accelerates the ways of working.
  • Discuss the critical success factors for DevOps transformation.


Possessing some basic knowledge of Agile, Scrum, Lean, and ITSM principles is recommended but not required for the completion of the certification. 

Course Agenda

 Module 1: Introducing DASA DevOps Fundamentals

  • DASA DevOps Fundamentals – An Introduction
  • Case Study – Easy Journey Airways

Module 2: Building the DevOps Context

  • DevOps Evolution
  • Business Benefits of DevOps
  • DASA DevOps Principles
  • Goals and Measurements

Module 3: Knowing DevOps for Individuals

  • T-Shape Profiles
  • DevOps Capabilities by DASA
  • DASA DevOps Certifications

Module 4: Getting Acquainted with DevOps Culture and Behavior

  • Embracing a DevOps Culture
  • Core Elements of a DevOps Culture
  • Implementation of a DevOps Culture

Module 5: Understanding the Value of DevOps for Teams and Organizations

  • Organizational Models
  • Team Autonomy
  • DevOps at Scale

Module 6: Getting Familiar with DevOps Management Practices

  • ITSM
  • Lean
  • Agile

Module 7: Getting Familiar with DevOps Technical Practices

  • Architecture
  • Modern Infrastructure and Cloud
  • Operations

Module 8: Enabling DevOps Team Performance Through Continuous Delivery and Automation

  • Software Delivery Automation Concepts
  • Continuous Delivery Core Concepts
  • Continuous Delivery Automation Concepts
  • Continuous Delivery Automation Focus Topics

Module 9: Measuring the Performance – The Next Steps

  • Analyze the Current Situation
  • Improve Incrementally
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