Learn DevOps key concepts, including its values, principles, and, at a high level, its practices. With this in mind, understand why the business is driving DevOps and where and how to start achieving a DevOps transformation.
In this course, you learn the key concepts–the what and why–of DevOps. Join Donna Knapp, curriculum development manager for ITSM Academy, to learn how this movement is enabling organizations to establish workplace cultures and environments that enable them to continuously deliver software rapidly, frequently, and reliably. Explore the business benefits of DevOps through real-world examples paired with industry statistics. Also, dive into the relationship between DevOps and other frameworks, such as Agile, Lean, IT service management (ITSM), DevSecOps, Site Reliability Engineering (SRE), and Value Stream Management.
Learn How To
- Get a high-level understanding of DevOps, including its culture, practices, and automation aspects
- Understand the benefits and results that organizations can realize by adopting DevOps
- Learn how to improve the flow of work between Dev and Ops
- Explore the relationship between DevOps and other frameworks such as Agile, Lean, IT Service Management, and Site Reliability Engineering
- Start building a DevOps environment at your organization
In Lesson 1, “What is DevOps?,” you learn what DevOps is and is not, who the stakeholders are, what type of organizations are adopting DevOps and the business drivers leading them to do so, what doing DevOps entails and the business value it delivers, and key metrics to use to benchmark performance.
In Lesson 2, “DevOps Key Concepts,” you learn core DevOps values (CALMS) and principles (The Three Ways) and how DevOps integrates with other frameworks, such as Agile, Lean, IT Service Management, and Safety Culture.
In Lesson 3, “DevOps Practices,” you learn how to align the most common DevOps practices with The Three Way of DevOps (flow, feedback, and continual experimentation and learning) to achieve goals and outcomes. You also explore the related DevOps practices of DevSecOps, Site Reliability Engineering, and Value Stream Management.
In Lesson 4, “Achieving a DevOps Transformation,” you learn the science of DevOps, how to drive value in your organization by accelerating the delivery of software through DevOps, the importance of transformational leadership, how to begin a successful DevOps transformation at your organization, and how to mitigate risk by leveraging the critical success factors of DevOps.
Table of Contents
1 DevOps Key Concepts – Introduction
2 Learning objectives
3 DevOps Defined
4 What DevOps is Not
5 DevOps Stakeholders
6 Who‚Äôs Doing DevOps
7 The Reality of DevOps
8 Why DevOps Why Now
9 The Value of DevOps
10 Learning objectives
11 DevOps Values (CALMS)
12 DevOps and Agile
13 DevOps and Lean
14 DevOps and IT Service Management (ITSM)
15 DevOps and Safety Culture
16 DevOps Principles (The Three Ways)
17 Learning objectives
18 DevOps Practices and The First Way
19 DevOps Practices and The Second Way
20 DevOps Practices and The Third Way
21 Related Practices
22 Learning objectives
23 The Science of DevOps
24 The Role of Transformational Leadership
25 Start Where You Are
26 DevOps Critical Success Factors
27 DevOps Key Concepts – Summary