SKILL BENCHMARK

DevOps Awareness

  • 25m
  • 25 questions
The DevOps Awareness benchmark will measure your ability to recognize key terms and concepts related to key DevOps concepts. You will be evaluated on continuous delivery, infrastructure as code, continuous integration, and microservices. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have the skills related understanding key DevOps terminology and concepts.

Topics covered

  • describe common DevOps metrics
  • describe continuous delivery movement and what distinguishes it from continuous integration and continuous deployment
  • describe continuous integration and the role it plays in the deployment pipeline
  • describe DevOps, its purpose, and why it appeals to organizations
  • describe how infrastructure configuration management can be applied to how infrastructure is managed
  • describe the Agile development and Agile infrastructure movements and their impact on DevOps
  • describe the dramatic nature of DevOps on optimizing flow
  • describe the relationship between DevOps and organizational culture and identify the three patterns adopted by successful organizations
  • describe the role and benefits of automating steps in the deployment pipeline
  • describe the role of the postmortem and why it's important to avoid laying blame
  • describe what's involved in transitioning to an innovation culture
  • discuss build automation and its role in the deployment pipeline
  • discuss how infrastructure as code helps to optimize flow
  • discuss organizational culture and the importance of becoming a learning culture
  • discuss popular tools used for automating the deployment pipeline
  • discuss the concept of containerization
  • discuss the influencers that brought about the DevOps methodology
  • discuss the role of microservices in software deployment
  • discuss the second pattern adopted by successful organizations, automate everything you can
  • discuss the ultimate goals of DevOps
  • explain the reasons why IT organizations need DevOps
  • identify common tools used for configuration management of infrastructure
  • identify problems as they occur
  • identify the importance of pushing quality closer to the source
  • identify the important benefits of infrastructure as code