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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.

This Continuous Testing Foundation 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.

Actionable and exciting exercises will be used to apply the concepts covered in the course and sample documents, templates, tools, and techniques will be provided to leverage after the class.

This certification positions learners to successfully complete the Continuous Testing Foundation exam.

No prerequisites / open book exams / web exams / 25 min more for non english native.

 

COURSE OBJECTIVES

The learning objectives for CTF 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

Continuous Testing Foundation

Course Code

GTDTE

Duration

2 Days

Course Fee

POA

Accreditation

Continuous Testing Foundation Certification (CTF)

 

Continuous Testing Foundation(CTF)SM is a freestanding certification from DevOps Institute. The purpose of this certification and its associated course is to impart, test and validate knowledge of DevOps testing vocabulary, principles, practices, automation and value. Continuous Testing Foundation(CTF) is intended for development, quality assurance, security and operational professionals who are engaged in end-to-end DevOps software testing from idea conception through live production operations.

Successfully passing (65%) the 90-minute examination, consisting of 40 multiple-choice questions, leads to the candidate’s designation as a certified Continuous Testing Foundation(CTF)SM. The certification is governed and maintained by the DevOps Institute.

All exams are now web based and open books exams.

Target Audience

The target audience for the Continuous Testing Foundation 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

Attendee Requirements

  • No prerequisites needed for this Continuous Testing Foundation course.

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Course Description

 

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.

This Continuous Testing Foundation 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.

Actionable and exciting exercises will be used to apply the concepts covered in the course and sample documents, templates, tools, and techniques will be provided to leverage after the class.

This certification positions learners to successfully complete the Continuous Testing Foundation exam.

No prerequisites / open book exams / web exams / 25 min more for non english native.

 

COURSE OBJECTIVES

The learning objectives for CTF 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 Outline

Course Objectives and Modules, Logistics

What is DevOps Testing and its Business Benefits?

Relation of DevOps testing to other test methodologies

DevOps testing best practices

  •     DevOps Testing Terminology
  •     Culture changes
  •     Organization changes
  •     Process and team friction
  •     Motivation strategies
  •     Measuring Success
  •     Continuous Evolution
  •     Troubleshooting

    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

Exam
  • Successfully passing (65%) the 90-minute examination, consisting of 40 multiple-choice questions, leads to the candidate’s designation as a certified Continuous Testing Foundation(CTF)SM. The certification is governed and maintained by the DevOps Institute.
  • No prerequisites / open book exams / web exams / 25 min more for non english native.
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Ways to Attend
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