DevOps Foundation

Introduction to DevOps, its goals and vocabulary. Building on this, the course shows possibilities to sustainably improve and consolidate the cooperation between application development and IT business.

Main Topics

DevOps Foundation is a freestanding certification from DevOps Institute. The purpose of the certification and its associated course is to impart, test and validate knowledge of DevOps basic vocabulary, principles, and practices. The vocabulary terms, concepts and practices are documented in the course learner materials. DevOps Foundation is intended to provide individuals with an understanding of basic DevOps concepts and how DevOps may be used to improve communication, collaboration and integration between software developers and IT operations professionals.


The learning objectives for DevOps Foundation include an understanding of:

  • Module 1: DevOps objectives and vocabulary
  • Module 2: Benefits to the business and IT
  • Module 3: Principles and practices including Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery, testing, security, and the Three Ways
  • Module 4: DevOps relationship to Agile, Lean and ITSM
  • Module 5: Improved workflows, communication, and feedback loops
  • Module 6: Automation practices including deployment pipelines and DevOps toolchains
  • Module 7: Scaling DevOps for the enterprise
  • Module 8: Critical success factors and key performance indicators
  • Additional module: life examples and results


No formal requirements necessary.

Target Audience

  • IT Manager
  • Project Manager
  • Software Developer
  • IT Operations Staff
  • Release Manager
  • Change Manager
  • Service Transition Manager
  • All those who want to know more about the topic “DevOps” or want to implement “DevOps” in their organization


DevOps Foundation certificate, awarded by the DevOps-Institute & PeopleCert.

Exam language English

Exam is Open Book

Teaching Materials

The documents are in English and were developed by the DevOps Institute.


  • Student workbook
  • Book: The Phoenix Project: A Novel About IT, DevOps, and Helping Your Business Win

Early bird discount

If you book more than 4 months in advance, we offer you a discount of 10% on the course fee

Quantity discount

Motivate your environment. Already with 3 persons in the same course and simultaneous registration we grant interesting discounts on the course fees:

  • 3 people on the same course date 10%
  • 4 people on the same course date 15%
  • 5 people on the same course date 20%

The discounts are not cumulative – the highest discount always applies.

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We offer most onsite courses in hybrid mode. You have the possibility to participate remotely in the onsite trainings. Simply check the appropriate box when registering.

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16.10.2024 – 17.10.20242B623DE 2500.00 incl.Book now

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