About the certification


DevOps represents a change in IT culture, focusing on rapid IT service delivery through the adoption of agile, lean practices in the context of a system-oriented approach. DevOps emphasizes people (and culture), and seeks to improve collaboration between operations and development teams. DevOps implementations utilize technology — especially automation tools that can leverage an increasingly programmable and dynamic infrastructure from a life cycle perspective

The DevOps Essentials is an entry-level certification intended for IT professionals seeking to validate their knowledge of DevOps. This exam includes topics such as DevOps Culture, DevOps Tools, Benefits of DevOps, DevOps Best Practices, Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery, Microservices, Infrastruture as Code, Lean, Agile Infrastructure, and DevSecOps

The DevOps Essentials certification exam is an online, closed-book, and remotely-proctored exam. It includes 40 multiple-choice questions and the passing score is 70%. You will have 60 minutes to complete the exam. Validate your knowledge of DevOps and advance your career. Register for your online exam now!

Exam details


Exam code

ITC-021

Launch date

October 23, 2017

Exam description

The DevOps Essentials exam tests the candidate knowledge in DevOps.

Current version

1.0

Exam format

Multiple choice; computer-based; closed book

Number of questions

40 questions

Passing score

70% (28 out of 40)

Exam duration

60 minutes

Level

Entry-level

Languages

English and Portuguese (Brazilian)

Exam description

DevOps Culture, DevOps Tools, Benefits of DevOps, DevOps Best Practices, Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery, Microservices, Infrastruture as Code, Lean, Agile Infrastructure, and DevSecOps.

RECOMMENDED HOURS OF STUDY

16 hours

Recommended reading

• The DevOps Handbook: How to Create World-Class Agility, Reliability, and Security in Technology Organizations - Gene Kim, Jez Humble, Patrick Debois & John Willis; • The Phoenix Project: A Novel About IT, DevOps, and Helping Your Business Win - Gene Kim, Kevin Behr & George Spafford; • Continuous Delivery: Reliable Software Releases through Build, Test, and Deployment Automation (Addison-Wesley Signature Series) - Jez Humble & David Farley.

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this certification

Recommended experience

Six months of work experience in DevOps

Validity period

Lifetime

Cost

USD 150

How to get certified


1

Browse our certification programs and choose your certification.

2

Discover the exam objectives and prepare for your exam.

3

Register for your online proctored exam.

4

Take your online proctored exam in the comfort of your home or office.

5

Congratulations! You are certified!

Stackable Certifications


Earn 3 certifications and receive an integrator certification (designation).

DevOps Essentials

Scrum Essentials

Lean IT Essentials

DevOps Lead

Frequently Asked Questions


  • How much do Itcert's exams cost?

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  • Are there any prerequisites to take the exams?

    There are no prerequisites to take the exams. Itcerts recommends that candidates have at least six months of work experience in the area that the certification covers.

  • What is the exam retake policy?

    If a candidate does not achieve a passing score on the first attempt, there is no waiting period between the first and the second attempt. If a candidate does not achieve a passing score on the second attempt, the candidate must wait at least 7 days before retaking the exam for a third time. A candidate may not take a given exam any more than three times per year (12 months).

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  • Are there any mandatory training to take an exam?

    Training is recommended as part of your certification preparation, but it is not mandatory.

  • Which languages are the exams available in?

    Our exams are currently available in English, Spanish and Portuguese (Brazilian).

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