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DASA DevOps Fundamentals Certification

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Whether you're an IT professional interested in a career in DevOps or a manager for an organization bent on transitioning to the software development methodology, this may be your chance to make the move to DevOps. Devops, a fast-growing discipline aimed at coordinating all of a company’s IT operations in a single, nimble system that can streamline operations, speed up the development of new software, and incorporate data security at every step.

The DevOps career path is not only one of the most profitable, but also one of the most personally satisfying among the many career branches of IT today. According to Fortune magazine, big companies with revenues of more than $1 billion, and DevOps teams of 20 people or more, the median salary now is $118,867. Even small companies with revenues of less than $1 million pay their DevOps staff an average of $87,058.


The DevOps Fundamentals qualification is a accrediated certification course by DevOps Agile Skills Association (DASA). This course is designed to provide the core education necessary to build your DevOps vocabulary and to understand its principles and practices. With the help of key DevOps concepts and terminology, real life case studies, examples and interactive group discussions and extensive exercises in each module, you will acquire a fundamental understanding of DevOps.

Learning Outcomes

At the end of this course, you will be 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.

  • Describe the Service Delivery process.

  • Explain the concepts of test automation, infrastructure automation, and build and deployment automation.

  • Describe how DevOps relates to Lean and Agile methodologies.

  • Summarize case studies of IT organizations that are making the transformation to Adaptive IT and DevOps models.

  • List the most common and popular DevOps tools.

  • Discuss the critical success factors for DevOps implementation.

Target Audience

  • Individuals involved in IT development, IT operations, or IT service management

  • Individuals whose role are touched by DevOps and continuous delivery, such as the following IT roles:

    • DevOps engineers

    • Product owners

    • Integration specialists

    • Operations managers

    • Incident and change managers

    • System administrators

    • Network administrators

    • Business managers

    • Automation architects

    • Enterprise architects

    • Testers

N.B. Basic familiarity with Agile, Scrum, Lean, and ITSM principles is beneficial.

Course Outline:

Module 1: Course Introduction

  • Let’s Get to Know Each Other

  • Overview

  • Course Objectives

  • Mapping of the Competence Model with the Course Modules

  • Course Agenda

  • Briefing about Exam

  • Technical Glossary

  • Group Activity

Module 2:

  • Module Objectives

  • Module Topics

  • Emergence of DevOps

  • Core Concepts of DevOps

  • DevOps Agile Skills Association (DASA)

  • Module Summary

  • Module End Questions

Module 3: Culture

  • Module Objectives

  • Module Topics

  • Essence of a DevOps Culture

  • Key Elements of DevOps

  • Implementation of a DevOps Culture

  • Module Summary

  • Module End Questions

Module 4: Organization

  • Module Objectives

  • Module Topics

  • Organizational Model

  • Autonomous Teams

  • Architecting for DevOps

  • Governance

  • Module Summary

  • Module End Questions

Module 5: Processes

  • Module Objectives

  • Module Topics

  • Process Basics

  • DevOps in Relation to ITSM

  • Agile and Scrum

  • 12 Principles of the Agile Manifesto

  • Optimizing Processes Using Lean

  • Business Value Optimization and Business Analysis Using Story Mapping

  • Module Summary

  • Module End Questions

Module 6: Automation

  • Module Objectives

  • 6A Automation Concepts

  • Automation for Delivery of Software

  • Continuous Delivery Core Concepts

  • Continuous Delivery Automation Concepts

  • Continuous Delivery Automation Focus Topics

  • 6B Data Center Automation

  • Emergence of Cloud Technology and Principles

  • Cloud Services Concepts in a DevOps Organization

  • Automated Provisioning Concepts

  • Platform Product Characteristics and Application Maturity

  • Module Summary

  • Module End Questions

Module 7: Measure and Improvement

  • Module Objectives

  • Module Topics

  • Importance of Measurement

  • Choosing the Right Metrics

  • Monitoring and Logging

  • Module Summary

  • Module End Questions


3 days


Basic familiarity with Agile, Scrum, Lean, and ITSM principles is beneficial

Exam Information

You may sit on the last day of training.

Delivery: Online

Format: Closed-book format, participants can bring scratch paper

Duration: 60 minutes

Number of questions: 40, simple multiple choice (1 mark per question)

Pass Grade: 65%

Trainer Profile

Akhil is TinkTank’s Faculty Head of DevOps. He has spent the past 22+ years in IT Strategy Consulting, Complex Architecture Development, Technology Incubation and forming various technology Center of Excellence (CoE).

He has worked with global clients across Financial Services, Insurance, Telecom, Healthcare industries across APAC Europe and North America. He has had experience setting-up and leading Enterprise Architecture development initiative for clients.

Over the past few years, Akhil has been engaged by global clients to facilitate and consult in the space of Leadership Development, Enterprise Architecture (TOGAF, Gartner Framework), DevOps, Cloud Architecture, Lean IT, Agile Coach, Digital Business Transformation, Solution Architecture, IT Management, Cyber Security, Risk, and IT Strategy- across the globe.

Currently he is involved in:

  • DevOps, SRE (Site-Reliability-Engineering) and Cloud, Architecture Competencies development programs for organizations in Malaysia, Singapore, Vietnam, South America and China.

  • Setting-up Design and Innovation labs using Design Thinking and Disruptive Innovation methods

  • Consulting clients in the Next-Gen digital THEME PARKS Architecture to Personalized Customer Experience based on Service Design Thinking, Predictive Analytics Next Best actions and Digital Technologies.


How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Call/WhatsApp +6598232880 or email info@tinktank.com.sg

What's the refund policy?

  • All cancellations must be made in writing by email or post. If you are unable to attend, a substitute delegate is welcome at no extra charge. Please provide the name and title of the substitute delegate within 3 working days of the program.

  • A full refund minus 10% administrative charge will be made for cancellation received 2 weeks (10 days) before the course. No refund will be made for cancellation after that.

  • ‘No shows’ during event days are NOT considered cancellations. In this instance, payment will not be returned, but the registered individual will be sent a copy of the program manual.

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Your registration fee can be credited to a future event if notice is received within 2 weeks prior to training dates.

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