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A DevOps Test Engineer is an individual accountable for testing software in a DevOps environment. This 2-day course describes culture and team aspects for test engineering, test strategies, test infrastructures, test tools, test automation, best practices, test management and analysis. Successfully passing the certification exam leads to the candidate’s designation as a Certified DevOps Test Engineer.

Learning outcomes

The learning objectives for CTF include an understanding of:

  • The purpose, benefits, concepts and vocabulary of DevOps testing
  • How DevOps testing differs from other types of testing
  • DevOps testing strategies, test management and results analysis
  • Strategies for selecting test tools and implementing test automation
  • Integration of DevOps testing into Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery workflows
  • How DevOps testers fit with a DevOps culture, organisation and roles




Who should attend

The CTF course is designed for:

  • Anyone involved or interested in learning about DevOps Test strategies and automation
  • Quality Assurance Managers
  • Testers and Quality Assurance Teams
  • Software Engineers and DevOps Engineers
  • IT Managers
  • Project Managers
  • Lab staff
  • Release Managers and delivery staff
  • Maintenance and support staff
  • Anyone involved in testing tool selection

Course contents

Day 1

  • Course Objectives and Modules, Logistics
  • What is DevOps Testing and its Business Benefits?
  • Relation of DevOps testing to other test methodologies
  • Principles DevOps testing best practices
  • DevOps Testing Terminology
  • Culture changes
  • Organisation changes
  • Process and team friction
  • Motivation strategies
  • Measuring Success
  • Continuous Evolution
  • Troubleshooting
  • What is theDevOps pipeline?
  • DevOps Testing on the pipeline
  • Test strategy choices
  • Pre-Flight strategies
  • Continuous Integration Testing
  • System Testing
  • Delivery Testing
  • Customer Testing
  • Test Environments
  • Lab management
  • Topology orchestration
  • Test Automation Frameworks
  • Test Tools
  • Selection criteron
  • Automated metrics
  • Key concepts

Day 2

  • Test Case Best Practices
  • Test Case Design Exercise
  • Test Suite Best Practices
  • Test Suite Design Exercise
  • Principles of DevOps Management
  • DevOps Test Management Metrics
  • DevOps Management Tools
  • DevOps Test Results Analysis
  • Integrating DevOps Results Analysis
  • Test Management Exercise
  • Ficticious Product Test requirements
  • Individual Exercise
  • Class discussion
  • Test Preparation
  • Test

Course fees