Devops Essentials Professional Certification Course Overview

This is a ‘breadth’ course that aims to educate participates on one of the current trends in the IT industry i.e. DevOps. The DevOps Essentials certification training course from CloudThat starts by de-mystifying what DevOps means, what its core principles, practices are and more importantly what DevOps is not.

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • DevOps – Demystified
  • Understand the core principles, practices of DevOps
  • Understand what DevOps is not
  • Understand the concept of Build and Release
  • Overview of how to use Maven as a build tool
  • Overview of how to measure code quality using Sonar
  • Understand the concept of a Repository Management systems and its usage
  • Overview on how to use JFrog Artifactory as a Repository Manager
  • Understand how to do Continuous Integration using Jenkins
  • Overview of Cloud Computing and various types of cloud computing
  • Overview of Configuration Management and CM tools
  • Overview of Ansible as a configuration management tool
  • Overview of Micro Service Architecture
  • Overview of Containerization
  • Understand how to use Docker for Containerization
  • Overview of Continuous Delivery Pipeline

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Key Features of Devops Essentials

  • Our DevOps Essentials training modules have 50% - 60% hands-on lab sessions to encourage Thinking-Based Learning (TBL).
  • Interactive-rich virtual and face-to-face classroom teaching to inculcate Problem-Based Learning (PBL).
  • Industry certified instructor-led training and mentoring sessions to develop Competency-Based Learning (CBL) including Career Guidance.
  • Well-structured use-cases to simulate challenges encountered in a Real-World environment.
  • Integrated teaching assistance and support through experts designed Learning Management System (LMS) and ExamReady platform.
  • Being an authorized Industry Learning Partner gives us the edge over competition.

Who Should Attend Devops Essentials Professional Certificate Training Course

  • Developers who wish to containerize software applications
  • Administrators who plan to do infrastructure provisioning using Ansible
  • Administrators and developers who want to build end-to-end CI/CD pipeline


  • DevOps concepts and the various engineering processes are agnostic of technology. Even though a Java-based codebase is used, all the concepts and techniques are applicable to any other technology-based projects / product.
  • Should have a good level of knowledge in web / enterprise application design
  • Should have contributed at least as a Senior Software Engineer in a mid-sized application development project
  • Knowledge of Configuration Management is good to have

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Day 1

DevOps Overview

  • What DevOps is not / What DevOps is
  • Core Principles and Practices that make DevOps possible

Source Control using Git and GitHub

  • Introduction to GIT
  • Installing and configuring GIT
  • GIT Repository
  • Introduction to GitHub and Remote Repo
  • Branching and Merging in GIT

Build and Release

  • Understand what Build Process and Release Processes are
  • Overview of Maven as a build tool
  • Exercise on executing Maven lifecycle commands

Continuous Integration

  • Understand what CI means
  • Understand what CI recommends
  • How to use Jenkins as a CI tool
  • Exercise on using Jenkins

Day 2

Cloud Computing

  • Overview of Cloud Computing and its characteristics
  • Types of Cloud – IaaS, Paas, SaaS and examples
  • Public, Private and Hybrid Clouds

Configuration Management

  • Overview of Configuration Management
  • Overview of Ansible as a CM tool
  • Infrastructure as Code
  • Infrastructure Provisioning using HashiCorp Terraform

Micro Service Architecture

  • Overview of Micro service architecture v/s Monolith architecture
  • Understand how containerization aids in designing and building a Micro Service Architecture


  • Overview of Containerization
  • Overview of Docker as containerization provider
  • Overview of Kubernetes as container orchestrator

Continuous Deliver (CD)

  • Understand what CD means
  • Understand CD pipeline
  • Understand how Ansible, Docker and Kubernetes fit into the CD pipeline, for a Cloud solution
  • Understand the difference between Continuous Delivery and Continuous Deployment


    • By earning Devops Essentials Professional Certificate, you will show your future or current employer that your competency in DevOps paradigm.
    • DevOps Essentials can be used to prepare for other DevOps role-based or specialty certifications, but it is not a prerequisite for any of them.
    • On successful completion of Essentials training for devops, aspirants receive a Course Completion Certificate from us.
    • By successfully clearing the training for devops, aspirants earn certification.

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Giridharan R

Institute with highly qualified trainers on cloud technologies, excellent infrastructure and nice location.

Asif Sulikeri

Very good training on AWS. Professional trainer with good content.

Arpan manu

Very good interactive session with hand-on labs.

FAQs on Devops Essentials Professional Certification

DevOps engineers are the highest paid IT professionals. After getting your devOps essentials professioanal certificate, you will likely start out as a junior DevOps engineer or DevOps engineer. After a few years, you will get an opportunity to work in specialized roles like DevOps software developer, engineer, evangelist, architect, cloud DevOps engineer and finally Senior DevOps engineer.

After receiving your DevOps essentials certificate, you will able to better articulate the benefits of implementing full stack DevOps culture, practices and automation in your organization for better quality, higher speed and cost reduction by meeting a set of expected outcomes.

In DevOps essentials, questions are asked related to DevOps, concept of build and release, how to measure code quality using Sonar, repository Management systems and their usages, cloud computing, micro service architecture, how to use Docker Containerization and other DevOps concepts.

If you want to make a career as a DevOps professional, it is important to know the cost of the DevOps essentials exam. The cost of DeveOps essentials exam is generally included in the cost of the course that you will be taking.

The DevOps essentials exam will be in the form of multi choice questions. There will be a total of 40 questions and you must demonstrate your knowledge by getting a score of 65% or higher.

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