Continuous Testing Foundation (DevOps Institute)

This comprehensive course addresses testing in a DevOps environment and covers concepts such as the active use of test automation, testing earlier in the development cycle, and instilling testing skills in developers, quality assurance, security, and operational teams.

The course is relevant for every modern IT professional involved in defining or deploying a DevOps testing strategy for their organization, as test engineering is the backbone of DevOps and the primary key for successful DevOps pipeline to support digital transformation.

This course prepares you for the Continuous Testing Foundation(CTF)™ certification.

This course may earn a Credly Badge.

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Learning Objectives

The learning objectives for DTE include a practical 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, organization and roles


    Course Details

    Course Outline

    1 - Course Objectives and Modules, Logistics
  • 2 - What is DevOps Testing and its Business Benefits?
  • 3 - Relation of DevOps Testing in other Test Methodologies
  • 4 - DevOps Testing Best Practices
  • DevOps Testing Terminology
  • Culture changes
  • Organization changes
  • Process and team friction
  • Motivation strategies
  • Measuring Success
  • Continuous Evolution
  • Troubleshooting
  • 5 - What is the DevOps pipeline?
  • DevOps Testing on the pipeline
  • Test strategy choices
  • Pre-Flight strategies
  • Continuous Integration Testing
  • System, Delivery and Customer Testing
  • Test Environments
  • Lab Management
  • Topology orchestration
  • 6 - Test Automation Frameworks
  • Test Tools
  • Selection criterion
  • Automated metrics
  • Key concepts
  • 7 - Test Case Best Practices & Design Exercise
  • 8 - Test Suite Best Practices & Design Exercise
  • 9 - Principles of DevOps Management
  • 10 - DevOps Test Management Metrics
  • 11 - DevOps Management Tools
  • 12 - DevOps Test Results Analysis
  • 13 - Integrating DevOps Results Analysis
  • 14 - Test Management Exercise
  • 15 - Fictitious Product Test Requirements
  • 16 - Individual Exercise
  • 17 - Class discussion
  • 18 - Exam Preparation
  • Actual course outline may vary depending on offering center. Contact your sales representative for more information.

    Who is it For?

    Target Audience

    The target audience for the DevOps Test Engineering course is anyone involved in defining a DevOps Testing strategy, such as:

    Delivery Staff

    DevOps Engineers

    IT Managers

    Project Managers

    Lab Staff

    Maintenance and Support Staff

    Quality Assurance Managers

    Quality Assurance Teams

    Release Managers


    Software Engineers


    Other Prerequisites

    The DevOps Foundation certification is a prerequisite for DevOps Test Engineering to ensure participants are aligned with the baseline DevOps definitions and principles.

    Continuous Testing Foundation (DevOps Institute)

    Course Length : 2 Days

    There are currently no scheduled dates for this course. Please contact us for more information.

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