DevOps Certification Course Description

  • Why should I enroll in this DevOps course?

    There is an increasing demand for professionals who understand both the development and operational side of the software development and deployment process, making this DevOps training course in Chicago well-suited for those who wish to enhance their marketability for these highly prized roles. DevOps jobs are highly paid and in great demand in a wide range of popular industries. There are 24,000+ DevOps jobs according to Indeed, with an average annual salary of $172,216 for DevOps Managers and $141,476 per year for DevOps Engineers respectively. This online DevOps training course in Chicago is ideal for participants at all levels of experience. 

  • What are the course objectives?

    Simplilearn’s DevOps training in Chicago is designed to help you become a DevOps practitioner and apply the latest in DevOps methodology to automate your software development lifecycle right out of the class. You will master configuration management; continuous integration deployment, delivery, and monitoring using DevOps tools such as Git, Docker, Jenkins, Puppet and Nagios in a practical, hands-on and interactive approach. The DevOps training course focuses heavily on the use of Docker containers, a technology that is revolutionizing the way apps are deployed in the cloud today and is a critical skillset to master in the cloud age.

  • What skills will you learn in this DevOps course?

    After completing the DevOps training in Chicago, you will achieve hands-on expertise in various aspects of the DevOps delivery model. The practical learning outcomes of this Devops  training course are:
    • An understanding of DevOps and the modern DevOps toolsets
    • The ability to automate all aspects of a modern code delivery and deployment pipeline using:
    o Source code management tools
    o Build tools
    o Test automation tools
    o Containerization through Docker
    o Configuration management tools
    o Monitoring tools

  • Who should take this DevOps course?

    DevOps career opportunities are thriving worldwide. DevOps was featured as one of the 11 best jobs in America for 2017, according to CBS News, and data from shows that DevOps Managers earn as much as $122,234 per year, with DevOps engineers making as much as $151,461. DevOps jobs are the third-highest tech role ranked by employer demand on but have the second-highest talent deficit.

    This DevOps training in Chicago will benefit the following professional roles:
    • Software Developers
    • Technical Project Managers
    • Architects
    • Operations Support
    • Deployment engineers
    • IT managers
    • Development managers
    Prerequisite knowledge of software development, preferably in Java, and the UNIX/Linux command line tools are essential for this course.

  • What are the projects included in the DevOps course?

    As part of the coursework, you will complete three projects based on industry use cases.

    Project #1
    Domain: Finance
    A global bank recruits 500 graduate software developers each year. The developers are employed at sites in four different countries. The bank requires a web-based questionnaire system to assess graduates’ programming skills so that they can provide appropriate training. You will need to design, implement and deploy part of the system.

    Project #2
    Domain: Media
    A media company wishes to offer a website where users can upload photographs. Captions and titles can be added to the photographs. Customers can order prints of photos on T-shirts, mugs and other items. You will need to design, implement and deploy part of the system.

    Project #3
    Domain: Medical
    A hospital wishes to implement a system that can detect harmful drug interactions. They want a mobile phone application that allows doctors to enter or scan prescriptions. The system will then check for drug interactions, and any conflicting drugs will be highlighted so that the prescription can be changed. You will need to design, implement and deploy part of the application.

  • What projects are included in this online DevOps training course?

    As part of the courseware, you will complete 10+ projects based on industry use cases. Some key projects as part of the course will be-
    Project 1: Dockerizing Jenkins Pipeline
    Demonstrate the continuous integration and delivery by Dockerizing Jenkins Pipeline.

    Project 2: Manage and Monitor the Docker Containers with Dry Tool
    Install Dry, demonstrate its interaction with Docker containers and images, and monitor it.

    Project 3: Deploy Angular Application in Docker Container
    Deploy the Angular application in Docker. The Angular application should be built with the Angular CLI along with Docker Compose for development and production. 
    Project 4: Automated Delivery of WordPress Application on Kubernetes
    Deploy the WordPress application to the Kubernetes cluster, automate the delivery with Jenkins, and manage the source code versions on GitHub.

  • What are the prerequisites to take this course?

    Learners must be from a technical background with a fair understanding of-

    • Linux Fundamentals
    • Web Development Fundamentals
    • Java Fundamentals

Tools covered

Build automation Tools
APACHE ANT Grunt Gulp Maven
Configuration Management Tools
Continuous Integration and Monitoring Tools
ELK Stack Grafana Jenkins TeamCity
Docker Containerization
Testing Framework Tools
Cucumber Eggplant Jasmine JUnit
Version Control Tools
Bazaar Bit bucket git Git Hub SUBVERSION

DevOps Course Preview

    • Course Introduction

      • Introduction
    • Introduction to DevOps

      • 1.01 Learning Objectives
      • 1.02 DevOps Overview
      • 1.03 Relationship between Agile and DevOps
      • 1.04 DevOps Toolchain
      • 1.05 DASA DevOps Principles
      • 1.06 Challenges with the Traditional Approach
      • 1.07 Addressing Challenges through DevOps
      • 1.08 DevOps Approach to the challenges
      • 1.09 Overview of DevOps Tools
      • 1.10 Best Practices for DevOps
      • 1.11 Categories of DevOps Tools
      • 1.12 DevSecOps and Its Manifesto
      • 1.13 Workflow of DevOps and DevSecOps
      • 1.14 Key Takeaways
      • Knowledge Check
    • Version Control Systems

      • 2.01 Learning Objectives
      • 2.02 Overview of Version Control Systems
      • 2.03 Role of Version Control Systems
      • 2.04 Types of Control Systems and Their Supporting Tools
      • 2.05 Overview of Git
      • 2.06 Overview of Source code and Version Control Hosts
      • 2.07 Deploy the Files to GitHub via Git
      • 2.08
      • 2.09 Key Takeaways
      • Knowledge Check
      • Lesson-end Project: Deploy the Files to Bitbucket via Git.
    • Continuous Integration, Continuous Deployment, and Build Tools

      • 3.01 Learning Objectives
      • 3.02 Overview and Importance of Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment
      • 3.03 Overview and Features of Jenkins
      • 3.04 Set up Jenkins
      • 3.05
      • 3.06 Overview and the Features of TeamCity
      • 3.07 Set up TeamCity
      • 3.08
      • 3.09 Build Tools and Their Uses
      • 3.10 Continuous Integration with Jenkins and Maven
      • 3.11
      • 3.12 Key Takeaways
      • Knowledge Check
      • Lesson-end Project: Continuous Integration with Jenkins, Git, and Maven
    • Software and Automation Testing Frameworks

      • 4.01 Learning Objectives
      • 4.02 Software Testing Overview
      • 4.03 Testing Levels Approaches and Automation Tools
      • 4.04 Test-Driven Development Approaches and JUnit5
      • 4.05 Test-Driven Development Approach with JUnit5
      • 4.06
      • 4.07
      • 4.08 Behavior-Driven Development Principles Cucumber and Its Applications
      • 4.09 Behavior-Driven Development Approach with Cucumber
      • Knowledge Check
      • 4.10
      • Lesson-end Project: Behaviour-driven Development Approach with Java and Kotlin
    • Configuration Management Tools

      • 5.01 Learning Objectives
      • 5.02 Overview of Configuration Management Tools
      • 5.03 Managing Infrastructure
      • 5.04 Types of Configuration Management Tools
      • 5.05 Overview of Puppet
      • 5.06 Demonstrate Puppet Configuration
      • 5.07
      • 5.08 Overview of Chef
      • 5.09
      • 5.10 Demonstrate Chef Configuration
      • 5.11 Overview of Ansible
      • 5.12 Set Up Apache Web Server Using Ansible
      • 5.13
      • 5.14 Overview of SaltStack
      • 5.15 Comparison of Ansible Puppet Chef and SaltStack
      • 5.16 Key Takeaways
      • Knowledge Check
      • Lesson-end Project: Set Up MySQL database using Ansible
    • Containerization with Docker

      • 6.01 Learning Objectives
      • 6.02 Overview of Docker
      • 6.03 Overview of Virtualization
      • 6.04 Docker Installation on Multiple OS
      • 6.05 MySQL Database in Docker Container
      • 6.06
      • 6.07 Docker Installation on Multiple OS
      • 6.08 Using Docker Compose to Manage a Container
      • 6.09
      • 6.10 Docker Registry
      • 6.11 Run Docker Registry with Centos
      • 6.12
      • 6.13 Docker Networking
      • 6.14 Demonstrate Docker Networking with Two SSHs
      • 6.15
      • 6.16 Key Takeaways
      • Knowledge Check
      • Lesson-end Project: Build a Docker Image and Deploy to the Docker Hub
    • Continuous Monitoring

      • 7.01 Learning Objectives
      • 7.02 Overview of Continuous Monitoring
      • 7.03 Types of Monitoring Systems
      • 7.04 Demonstrate Nagios
      • 7.05 Working with Nagios Monitoring Tool
      • 7.06
      • 7.07 Overview of Grafana
      • 7.08 ELK Stack
      • 7.09 Key Takeaways
      • Knowledge Check
      • Lesson-end Project: Add a Node in Nagios Monitoring Tool
    • Need of Cloud in DevOps

      • 8.01 Learning Objectives
      • 8.02 Overview of Cloud Computing
      • 8.03 Cloud Services and Models
      • 8.04 Using AWS in DevOps
      • 8.05 Kubernetes
      • 8.06 Add a Linux Node to the Kubernetes Cluster
      • 8.07
      • 8.08 Key Takeaways
      • Knowledge Check
      • Lesson-end Project: Host Docker on a Kubernetes Cluster
    • Practice Projects

      • Manage and Monitor the docker containers with dry tool
      • Automated delivery of WordPress Application on Kubernetes
    • Fundamentals Of JavaScript

      • 1.1 Course Materials
      • 1.2 What Is Javascript
      • 1.3 Internal Vs. External
      • 1.5 document.write()
      • 1.6 Alert And Confirm
      • 1.7 Prompting For Info
      • 1.8 Variables
      • 1.9 Conjugation
      • 1.10 Arithmetic
      • 1.11 Redirecting And New Windows
      • 1.12 Empty Links
      • 1.13 String Manipulation
      • 1.14 Comparisons
      • 1.15 If Else Statements
      • 1.16 Else If Statements
      • 1.17 Switch Statements
      • 1.18 Functions
      • 1.19 Events
      • 1.20 getElementById()
      • 1.21 Escaping
      • 1.22 Arrays
      • 1.23 For Loops
      • 1.24 While Loops
      • 1.25 Breaking Out Of Loops
      • 1.26 Skipping A Loop Cycle
    • Lesson 1 - Installing Linux

      • 1.1 The Course Overview
      • 1.2 Introducing Concepts of Virtualization
      • 1.3 Installing CentOS 7 in Virtualbox
      • 1.4 How to work with Virtualbox
      • 1.5 Connect to Your VM Through SSH
    • Lesson 2 - Getting To Know The Command Line

      • 2.1 Working with Commands
      • 2.2 File Globbing
      • 2.3 Quoting Commands
      • 2.4 Getting Help in the Command Line
      • 2.5 Working in the Shell Efficiently
      • 2.6 Streams, Redirects, and Pipes
      • 2.7 Regular Expressions and grep
      • 2.8 The sed Command
      • 2.9 The Awk Command
      • 2.10 Navigating the Linux Filesystem
    • Lesson 3 - It's All About The Files

      • 3.1 Working with Files
      • 3.2 How to Work with File Links
      • 3.3 Searching for Files
      • 3.4 Working with Users and Groups
      • 3.5 Working with File Permissions
      • 3.6 Working and Viewing Text Files in Linux
      • 3.7 The VIM Text Editor
    • Lesson 4 - Working With Command Line

      • 4.1 Essential Linux Commands
      • 4.2 Additional Linux Programs
      • 4.3 Processes
      • 4.4 Signals
      • 4.5 How to Work with Bash Shell Variables
      • 4.6 Introduction to Bash Shell Scripting
      • 4.7 Introduction to Bash Shell Scripting 2
      • 4.8 How to Automate Script Execution
    • Lesson 5 - More Advanced Command Line And Concepts

      • 5.1 Basic Networking Concepts
      • 5.2 Basic Networking Concepts 2
      • 5.3 Install New Software and Update the System
      • 5.4 Introduction to Services
      • 5.5 Basic System Troubleshooting and Firewalling
      • 5.6 Introducing ACL
      • 5.7 Setuid, Setgid, and Sticky Bit
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DevOps Exam & Certification

  • What do I need to do to unlock my Simplilearn certificate?

    To be a DevOps Certified Practitioner and earn your DevOps certification, you will need:
    • To attend one complete batch for the online classroom
    • Successful evaluation of one of the four real-life projects

  • This course will give you a deep dive into DevOps tools and methodologies, enough to prepare you to excel in your next role as DevOps Practitioner. You will earn the Simplilearn DevOps certification that will attest to your new skills and on-the-job expertise. 

  • Who provides the DevOps certification and how long is it valid for?

    Upon successful completion of the DevOps training course, you will be awarded an industry-recognized course completion certificate from Simplilearn which has a lifelong validity. 

  • Do you offer a money-back guarantee for the training program?

    Yes. We do offer a money-back guarantee for many of our DevOps training programs. Refer to our Refund Policy and submit refund requests via our Help and Support portal.

  • If I need to cancel my enrollment, can I get a refund?

    Yes. You can cancel your enrollment if necessary. We will provide you with a complete refund after deducting the administration fee. To learn more, please refer to our refund policy.

  • Do you provide any practice tests as a part of this course?

    Yes, we provide 1 practice test as part of our course to help you prepare for the actual certification exam. You can try this free DevOps Certification Exam Practice Test to understand the type of tests that are part of the course curriculum.

DevOps Course Reviews

Enrique Díaz Echegoyen
Enrique Díaz Echegoyen Product Manager at U-Planner, Houston

I have enrolled for DevOps course from Simplilearn, one of the best online learning platforms. Though the classes were live, I used to feel like I was sitting in a classroom and attending it. The best part was whenever I missed my class, I was able to download the recordings of the classes. The trainers were friendly. He used to listen to all doubts and provide practical scenarios about the course.

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Sachin Sheri
Sachin Sheri Bangalore

DevOps as such is a vast field with many tools. I attended the virtual classroom course on DevOps Practitioner. The course content and coverage has been very helpful to me as I begin on my DevOps journey. The Course gives me the right number of pointers and resources to enhance my knowledge and enable my pursuit of a career in DevOps.

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Nirrav V Taily
Nirrav V Taily Mumbai

The support team of Simplilearn is excellent. This review is based on my conversation with one of the support team members, Kavana HK, who provided me excellent support in my DevOps Course.

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Bhupinder Saini
Bhupinder Saini Linux Administrator at IBM India Private Limited, Delhi

The content was very interesting and helpful. The trainer used to share a lot of real example with us which helped us to understand learning experience. Thank you Simplilearn.

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Manisundaram Balakrishnan
Manisundaram Balakrishnan Senior Engineer at Mindtree, Bangalore

The trainers in-depth knowledge on the subject helped me understand DevOps better. The course content is very informative and the trainer's expertise helped me learn about the challenges involved with implementing DevOps.

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Minal Deshmukh
Minal Deshmukh Software Specialist, Bangalore

The training was conducted very well. The course content is very informative and the trainer gives sufficient time to explore on the lab, which is really helpful. The trainer explained the concepts with clarity & provided in-depth details.

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Sanjay Srivatsa
Sanjay Srivatsa Bangalore

Simplilearn courses are in depth and cover every aspect of the class subject matter. The content of the course was excellent, and the delivery of the training in the virtual classrooms was excellent. The self-learning videos are so in-depth. There are also a sufficient number of challenging exercises and assignments. The offline learning materials are also well structured and elaborate. Plus they provide excellent offline support on technical aspects and course-related issues. All trainers are very experienced in the industry and command a good hold on the subjects they teach. It was an excellent learning experience. Kudos to Simplilearn.

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Avijit Chatterjee
Avijit Chatterjee Bangalore

The DevOps course was very informative. I learned a lot from the same. Thanks a ton, Simplilearn for the course. I also got a fantastic instructor. It was overall an excellent session, and I am trying to execute/implement that knowledge in my daily life.

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Sudeep Deodhar
Sudeep Deodhar Consultant - Supply Chain Domain at Wipro Consulting, Bangalore

The training was a great experience. Simplilearn helps to make your concepts clear. Learning with hands on activities really helped me. The trainer was approachable and he ensured all the participants are at the same level of understanding.

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Mridu Paban Boruah
Mridu Paban Boruah Specialist,IT at Baxter Healthcare, Bangalore

The course was very engaging and interesting. Though the whole concept was very new to me, I was able to follow it very easily. Overall the training was a great experience. Thank you Simplilearn!

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DevOps Training FAQs

  • What if I miss a class?

    Simplilearn provides recordings of each class so you can review them as needed before the next session. With Flexi-pass, Simplilearn gives you access to all classes for 90 days so that you have the flexibility to choose sessions as per your convenience.

  • Who are our instructors and how are they selected?

    All of our highly qualified trainers are DevOps certified with at least 15 years of experience in training and working in the IT, Agile, ITSM and/or DevOps domains. Each of them has gone through a rigorous selection process that includes profile screening, technical evaluation, and a training demo before they are certified to train for us. We also ensure that only those trainers with a high alumni rating remain on our faculty.

  • Is this DevOps training live, or will I watch pre-recorded videos?

    The DevOps online training is conducted through live streaming. They are interactive sessions that enable you to ask questions and participate in discussions during class time. We do, however, provide recordings of each session you attend for your future reference. Classes are attended by a global audience to enrich your learning experience.

  • What tools do I need to attend the training sessions?

    The tools you’ll need to attend DevOps training in Chicago are:
    • Windows: Windows XP SP3 or higher
    • Mac: OSX 10.6 or higher
    • Internet speed: Preferably 512 Kbps or higher
    • Headset, speakers and microphone: You’ll need headphones or speakers to hear instruction clearly, as well as a microphone to talk to others. You can use a headset with a built-in microphone, or separate speakers and microphone.

  • What are the system requirements to attend this training session?

    Below are the system requirements to attend the DevOps training:
    • Windows: Windows XP SP3 or higher
    • Mac: OSX 10.6 or higher
    • Internet speed: Preferably 2 Mbps or higher
    • Headset, speakers and microphone: You’ll need headphones or speakers to hear instruction clearly, as well as a microphone to talk to others. You can use a headset with a built-in microphone, or separate speakers and a microphone.

  • What is online classroom training?

    All of the classes are conducted via live online streaming. They are interactive sessions that enable you to ask questions and participate in discussions during class time.

  • What is Global Teaching Assistance?

    Our teaching assistants are a dedicated team of subject matter experts here to help you get certified in your first attempt. They engage students proactively to ensure the course path is being followed and help you enrich your learning experience, from class onboarding to project mentoring and job assistance. Teaching Assistance is available during business hours.

  • What is covered under the 24/7 Support promise?

    We offer 24/7 support through email, chat, and calls. We also have a dedicated team that provides on-demand assistance through our community forum. What’s more, you will have lifetime access to the community forum, even after completion of your course with us.

  • I’d like to learn more about this training program. Whom should I contact?

    Contact us using the form on the right of any page on the Simplilearn website, or select the Live Chat link. Our customer service representatives can provide you with more details.

    DevOps Certification Training Course in Chicago, United States

    Chicago is is city in Illinois and is the 3rd most populated city in the US. Chicago's economy is driven by their manufacturing, automobile and finance industry. This translates to a rise in demand for skilled professionals. Simplilearn offers DevOps training in Chicago. The training is designed by experts who have experience in cloud computing for over a decade. DevOps is a programming delivery model that lays emphasis on automation. This model of delivery streamlines the coding process so programs are released faster and with fewer errors. DevOps Programmers in Chicago earn about $100,000 a year and are in demand throughout the globe. If you’re looking for a DevOps certification in Chicago, Simplilearn’s learning delivery model combines the personal motivation of live virtual classroom instruction with the reinforcement of relevant practical projects and the support of 24x7 live teaching assistants. Make the most of your current or future cloud computing career with an intensive DevOps online training in Chicago from Simplilearn.

    Our Chicago Correspondence / Mailing address

    55 E. Monroe Street, Suite 3800, Chicago, Illinois 60603, United States of America

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