DASA DevOps Fundamentals


The DASA DevOps Fundamentals is the first step in progressing through the DASA qualification scheme. It provides an extensive introduction to the core Agile DevOps principles covering the essential knowledge and skill competences that have been defined by the DevOps Agile Skills Association (DASA). This course is designed to provide the core education necessary to build your DevOps vocabulary, understand its principles and practices, and acquire a fundamental understanding of DevOps. This is the starting point for an organization going on the DevOps journey. Improved workflows and faster deployment starts with a core understanding of DevOps fundamental concepts by anyone involved in an agile and/or DevOps team.

Price (*ask for discount) 295 USD
Access Period 90 days

Prerequisite list

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

Audience list

  • Individuals in IT Development, IT Operations or IT Service Management
  • Individuals who require a detailed understanding of DevOps principles
  • IT Professionals working within, or about to enter and Agile Service Design Environment
  • DevOps engineers
  • Product owners
  • Integration specialists
  • Operations managers
  • Incident and change managers
  • System administrators
  • Network administrators
  • Business managers
  • Automation architects
  • Enterprise architects

What is included

  • 90 days access to the DevOps eLearning course materials.
  • Preparation for the official DASA DevOps certifications
  • For students interested to take the international exam after taking the online course, an exam voucher is offered separately for additional 211 USD only

Certification Info

  • How To Earn?  Complete The online course and pass the international exam.
  • How To Maintain?  N/A

Certification Exam Format

  • The DevOps Fundamentals exams are delivered by APMG and iSQI
  • The participants and training organizations can attain the vouchers for the exam through ITpreneurs.
  • Learners can run a simulated exam session to validate they are ready for the exam.
  • Delivery: Online and Paper-based
  • Format: Closed-book format, participants can bring scratch paper
  • Proctoring: Live/Webcam
  • Duration: 60 minutes, 15-minute additional time for non-native candidates
  • # of questions: 40, simple multiple choice (1 mark per question)
  • Pass Grade: 65% (26 out of 40 questions)
  • Exam Location: Remote, at any approved location with a webcam (home/office)

Retake policy

  • N/A.

Enrollment Policy

  • You should pay the online course fee then the online course access will be granted to you within 1 week after receiving payment.
  • Course fee payment is not refundable.

Frequently Asked Questions

Course Outline

Course Introduction
  • Purpose of DevOps
  • Course Overview
  • Let’s Talk DevOps: Meet the Expert!
  • DASA Competence Framework
  • Course Objectives
  • DASA: Mastering DevOps in Practice (Knowledge and Skills) Exam
DevOps Introduction
  • Let’s Talk DevOps: Meet the Expert!
  • Emergence of DevOps
  • Core Concepts of DevOps
  • Essence of a DevOps Culture
  • Key Elements of DevOps
  • Implementation of a DevOps Culture
  • Organizational Model
  • Autonomous Teams
  • Architecting for DevOps
  • Governance
  • DevOps in Relation to ITSM
  • Agile and Scrum
  • Optimizing Processes Using Lean
  • Business Value Optimization and Business Analysis Using Story Mapping
  • 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
Measure and Improvement
  • Importance of Measurement
  • Choosing the Right Metrics
  • Monitoring and Logging
Exam preparation
  • Simulated exam