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DevOps Foundation

This DevOps Foundation certification has been designed to give IT and business professionals basic knowledge and understanding of DevOps. Created as a stepping-stone to the EXIN DevOps Professional certification, this certification confirms understanding the origins of DevOps and the benefits of DevOps principles and practices for the organization.


DevOps Foundation is a certification that validates a professional’s knowledge about:

DevOps Basics
DevOps Principles
DevOps Key Practices
Practical Application of DevOps

The word DevOps is a contraction of ‘Development’ and ‘Operations’. DevOps is a set of best practices that emphasizes the collaboration and communication of IT and business professionals in the lifecycle of applications and services. DevOps changes how individuals think about their work; DevOps values the diversity of work done, as well as the diversity of the people doing it. DevOps supports intentional processes that accelerate the rate by which organizations establish value and DevOps measures the effect of social and technical change. DevOps is a way of thinking and a way of working that enables individuals and organizations to develop and maintain sustainable work practices.

This certification focuses on building basic knowledge, enabling a professional to work within a DevOps environment and recognize the benefits DevOps may bring to their organization.


Accredited by EXIN

About the Exam

Examination type: Multiple-choice questions
Number of questions: 40 questions
Pass mark: 65% 
Exam duration: 60 minutes


2 days


No prerequisite.

Target Audience

DevOps Foundation is ideal for IT and business professionals who want to understand DevOps and how their organization can benefit from its principles. This includes those who participate in a DevOps team and anyone engaged in information and technology management.


1. DevOps Basics

1.1 DevOps Origin
1.2 Definition of DevOps
1.3 Reasons for using DevOps
1.4 Misconceptions about DevOps

2. DevOps Principles

2.1 Value Stream 
2.2 Deployment Pipeline
2.3 Version Control
2.4 Configuration Management
2.5 Definition of Done

3. DevOps Key Practices

3.1 Difference with Traditional Practices
3.2 DevOps Practices

4. Practical Applications of DevOps

4.1 Applicability
4.2 Limitations  
4.3 Using Commercial Off-the-shelf Software
4.4 Evolving Architecture and Organizational Models
4.5 Iterative Progression

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