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.


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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 Objectives and Modules, Logistics

  • What is DevOps Testing and its Business Benefits?

  • Relation of DevOps Testing in other Test Methodologies

  • DevOps Testing Best Practices

  • DevOps Testing Terminology

    Culture changes

    Organization changes

    Process and team friction

    Motivation strategies

    Measuring Success

    Continuous Evolution


  • 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

  • Test Automation Frameworks

  • Test Tools Selection criterion Automated metrics

  • Key concepts

  • Test Case Best Practices & Design Exercise

    Test Suite Best Practices & Design Exercise

    Principles of DevOps Management

    DevOps Test Management Metrics

    DevOps Management Tools

    DevOps Test Results Analysis

    Integrating DevOps Results Analysis

    Test Management Exercise

    Fictitious Product Test Requirements

    Individual Exercise

    Class discussion

    Exam Preparation


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, Testers, Software Engineers.




The DevOps Foundation certification is a prerequisite for DevOps Test Engineering to ensure participants are aligned with the baseline DevOps definitions and principles. An understanding and knowledge of common DevOps terminology and concepts and related work experience are recommended.


Length: 2.0 days (16 hours)


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