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DevOps Foundation (DOFD)®

DevOps Foundation (DOFD)®

As DevOps adoption continues to grow and drive digital business success, organizations and their teams need to ensure they have the needed skills and knowledge to deliver high-quality software solutions quickly, exceed customer expectations and outpace competitors. To maintain the highest quality learning for our community, DevOps Institute Certifications expire two years from the date of completion. Members can maintain their certification by participating in the Continuing Education Program and earning Continuing Education Units through participation in learning opportunities.

What You’ll Learn

DevOps concepts and terminology
Core DevOps Principles
Key DevOps Practices
Business & Technology Frameworks
Culture, Behaviors & Operating Models
Automation & Architecting DevOps Toolchains
Measurement, Metrics, and Reporting
Sharing, Shadowing and Evolving

Benefits for Organizations

Shorter development cycles, faster innovation
Reduced deployment failures, rollbacks, and time to recover
Improved communication and collaboration
Increased efficiencies
Reduced costs and IT headcount

Benefits For Individuals

Understand:

  • Common DevOps concepts and terminology
  • Benefits to the business and IT
  • Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery, testing, security and the Three Ways
  • DevOps relationship to Agile, Lean and ITSM
  • Improved workflows, communication, and feedback loops
  • Automation practices including deployment pipelines and DevOps toolchains
  • Scaling DevOps for the enterprise

Demonstrate:

  • Entry-level of DevOps knowledge

 Certification Details

Earn a credential that can lead to jobs in high growth fields

Exam Questions: 40
Passing Score: 65%
Exam Format: Multiple Choice
Duration: 60 minutes
Delivery: Web-based
Languages: English, French, Spanish, German, Chinese, Polish
Open Book: Yes
Preparation: Instructor-Led, Online Learning, Self-Study

Learn more about our Continuing Education Program and certification renewal requirements to help you stay current with your skills and certifications.

Qualify for In-Demand Jobs, with Help from DevOps Institute

IT Business Management, Stakeholders
Developers
Operations
QA and Testing Professionals
Consultants
Engineers
Architects
Administrators Integrators
Tool Providers

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Knowledge of good DevOps engineering practices, crystalized through DevOps Institute certifications, is critical to mastering the complexity for the benefits of my stakeholders. Formal recognition by way of certification for the DevOps specialties is also a valuable addition to my resume.

– Marc Hornbeek

CEO and Principal Consultant, Engineering DevOps Consulting

The certification validates my skills, knowledge, and experience and provides me the necessary tools and guidance on how to take this knowledge forward in the rapidly changing world.

– Dheeraj Nayal

DevOps Institute

The courseware from DevOps Institute is rightly poised to help the community.

– Biswajit Mohapatra

Global Delivery Leader, Cloud Migration, IBM India


 Certification Blueprint

Check out the Certification Blueprint to learn more about the various topics, principles, and practices covered by this certification.

DevOps Institute Certification Pathways

Choose the path that is right for your career.

DevOps Leader

DevOps leaders sponsor, educate, motivate and monitor their DevOps teams.

IT Operations Professional

IT Operations Professional supports software reliability, automation, and more.

SRE Leader

SRE leaders sponsor, educate, motivate and
monitor their SRE teams.

Developer

Developers design, implement, package, test and deploy software.

DevOps Engineer

DevOps engineers automate processes and collaborate with others.

SRE Engineer

SREs use engineering practices to assures services reliability at scale.

DevOps Tester

Testers plan, create, execute, report and
analyze software tests.

Security Engineer

Security engineers collaborate to inform
security practices.

DevOps Consultant

DevOps consultants advise DevOps and SRE strategies and practices.

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