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DevOps Implementation Boot Camp (ICP-FDO) Classroom Live Raleigh, NC October 11, 2023

Price: $1,600

This course runs for a duration of 3 days.

The class will run daily from 8 AM CT to 4 PM CT.

Class Location: Raleigh - Raleigh, NC.

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This three-day DevOps boot camp is loaded with practical real-world tools and techniques. From the nation's largest Agile development trainers comes a comprehensive program to get you started on the road to DevOps success. You will leave this course fully literate in the whole array of available DevOps tools and lessons, ready to select what's right for you and chart a path to holistic long-term IT success in your own organization.

This interactive DevOps course is designed for both business and technology professionals involved in the implementation of DevOps practices.


  • Anyone in an IT Leadership role
  • CIOs / CTOs
  • System Administrators
  • IT Operations Staff
  • Release Engineers
  • Configuration Managers
  • Anyone involved with IT infrastructure
  • Developers and Application Team leads
  • ScrumMasters
  • Software Managers and Team Leads
  • IT Project & Program Managers
  • Product Owners and Managers


  • Leverage infrastructure automation using configuration tools
  • Chart a path to continuous IT operations
  • Spot feedback loops in IT work and capitalize on them
  • Implement agile concepts into infrastructure management
  • Continuously monitor capacity and operations
  • Map and visualize IT workflow to eliminate bottlenecks and streamline capacity
  • Effectively communicate the progress and results of your DevOps efforts to management
  • Implement a plan for leadership participation and transformation of the IT mentality
  • Transform IT from an unpredictable cost center to a strategic source of business value and competitive advantage

Course Overview

Part 1: Introduction

1.      DevOps Defined

  • DevOps (Then and Now)
  • CI/CD
  • Infrastructure as Code
  • BizDevOps
  • DevSecOps
  • AIOps
  • DataOps

2.     High-Performance IT Organizations

  • Elite Performers
  • Use of the Cloud
  • Work-Life Balance
  • Optimized Change Review

3.     Origins and History of DevOps

  • The Quality Movement and W Edwards Deming
  • The Lean Movement and the Toyota Production System
  • The Agile Movement – Mindset, Value, Principles & Practices
  • The Continuous Delivery Movement

4.     Argument for DevOps

  • Business Value of DevOps
  • Net Effect of DevOps
  • Exercise: Argue for the value of DevOps in your organization

Part 2: Maturing a DevOps Practice in the Enterprise

1.      CALMS – The 5 DevOps Principles

2.     The 5 Cultural Challenges

3.     5 Cultural Dimensions

4.     Value Stream Mapping

  • Value Stream Definition and Examples
  • Exercise: Choose and Map a Case Study Value Stream
  • Analyze: Value Stream Lead Time, Quality, Involvement
  • Exercise: Analyze a Value Stream

Part 3: Your DevOps Journey: Optimize Flow

1.      Principles of Flow

  • 6 Principles of Flow from the DevOps Handbook
  • 8 Principles of Continuous Delivery from the Continuous Delivery book
  • Exercise: Apply Principles to your Case Study Value Stream

2.     Infrastructure as Code

3.     Infrastructure & Application Configuration Management

  • Configuration Management Tools
  • Exercise: Configuration Management in your Case Study Value Stream

4.     Deployment Pipeline

  • Deployment Pipeline Stages and Tools
  • Deployment Orchestration Tools
  • Deployment Pipeline: Everything in Version Control
  • Exercise: Deployment Pipeline in your Case Study Value Stream

5.     DevOps Quality Management

  • Quality Foundations
  • Quality Principles
  • Quality Practices
  • Test Automation Architecture
  • Test Automation Pyramid
  • Strategies for Managing Test Data
  • Code Analysis Tools
  • Automated Testing Tools
  • Exercise: DevOps Quality Management in your Case Study Value Stream

6.     CI/CD

  • Continuous Integration
  • Continuous Delivery
  • Exercise: CI/CD in your Case Study Value Stream

7.     Database Continuous Integration (DBCI)

  • Exercise: DBCI in your Case Study Value Stream

8.     Application Management Strategies

9.     Application Architecture – SOA, Microservices, Strangler Pattern

10.  Infrastructure Architecture – Virtualization & The Cloud

11.    Containerization

12.  Exercise: Optimize Flow in Your Case Study Value Stream

Part 4: Your DevOps Journey: Amplify Feedback

1.      Objective & Principles of Feedback

2.     Telemetry Definitions & Concepts

  • Telemetry Principles
  • Exercise: Telemetry Principles in your Case Study Value Stream
  • Integrating Security into Production Telemetry
  • Telemetry Layers & Levels
  • Ensuring Effective Alerts
  • System Monitoring, Log Agregation, and Alerting Tools
  • DevOps Metrics

3.     Advanced uses of Telemetry

  • Using Telemetry to Anticipate Problems
  • Feedback for Safe Deployment of Code
  • Developers Follow Their Apps Downstream
  • Hypothesis-Driven Development and A/B Testing
  • Exercise: Telemetry in your Case Study Value Stream

4.     Change Review and Coordination

5.     Exercise: Amplify Feedback in Your Case Study Value Stream

Part 5: Your DevOps Journey: Continual Learning & Experimentation

1.      Learning Culture

  • Blameless Postmortems
  • Responses to Failure
  • Blameless Postmortems

2.     Knowledge Sharing

3.     Innovation Culture

  • Institutionalize the Improvement of Daily Work
  • Encouraging Experimentation
  • Holding Learning and Improvement Events (Hackathons, Kaizen Blitzes, Rehearsing Large-Scale Failures, Fault Injection)

4.     Role of Leadership

5.     Exercise: Learning & Innovation Culture in your organization

Part 6: Planning Your DevOps Journey

1.      Cultural challenges

2.     Organizational challenges

3.     Transformation Patterns You Can Follow

  • Lean Startup Teams
  • Collaboration Tools
  • Automate Everything You Can
  • Reserve Time for Improvement

4.     Planning DevOps Transformation

5. Exercise: Your DevOps Action Plan

Course Comments

Although there is not an ICAgile official exam, ICAgile allows for their course accreditors to determine appropriate means for retention of the learning outcomes. Depending on your provider, there may be some type of assessment in order to earn certification.

Many providers assess via participation, activity and understanding conveyed via exercises and discussion, withholding certification when appropriate.

Other Available Dates for this Course

Virtual Classroom Live
December 11, 2023

3 days    9:00 AM CST - 5:00 PM CST
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