Certified DevOps Master (CDM)

Certification Overview

Certified DevOps Master (CDM)

Exam Code: CDM-001

In its most narrow interpretation, DevOps describes the part of an organization’s information technology (IT) team that creates and maintains infrastructure. The term may also be used to describe a team of software engineers who strategically look at the entire software delivery chain, overseeing shared services and championing the use of new development tools and best practices.

DevOps is the blending of tasks performed by a company's application development and systems operations teams. The term DevOps is being used in several ways. In its most broad meaning. DevOps is an operational philosophy that promotes better communication between development and operations as more elements of operations become programmable. DevOps (a clipped compound of development and operations) is a culture, movement or practice that emphasizes the collaboration and communication of both software developers and other information-technology (IT) professionals while automating the process of software delivery and infrastructure changes.

The DevOps Certification provides an introduction to DevOps the cultural and professional movement that stresses communication, collaboration, integration and automation in order to improve the flow of work between software developers and IT operations professionals. Improved workflows will result in an improved ability to design, develop, deploy and operate software and services faster.

DevOps changes how individuals think about their work; DevOps values the diversity of work done, supports intentional processes that accelerate the rate by which businesses realize value, and measures the effect of social and technical change. DevOps is a way of thinking and a way of working that enables individuals and organizations to develop and maintain sustainable work practices.

The candidate needs to be familiar with the basic concepts in DevOps, including the basic terminology of IT Service Management, Lean, and Agile Scrum.

Certified Agile Scrum Master (CASM)® knowledge gives you an advantage in understanding the agility in the DevOps way of working.

IT Service Management (ITSM) - ISO/IEC 20000 Certification knowledge gives you the advantage of understanding the context in which the applications or services will be running and supported.

Certified Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt (CLSSYB)™ gives you the advantage of understanding the importance of first-time-right and other Lean concepts and Lean Process Improvement

E-Course Duration: 20 to 25 Hours

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Exam Information

The exam comprises of 40 Multiple Choice Questions out of which the candidate needs to score 65% (26 out of 40 correct) to pass the exam.

Exams are online and proctored based, using a webcam and a reliable internet connection exams can be taken anywhere and anytime.

The total duration of the exam is 1 hour (60 Minutes).

No external sources of information may be accessed during the exam via ProctorU. Further details of the materials permitted are provided:

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  • If a Candidate does not pass the exam in the second (2nd) attempt, the candidate must wait for a period of at least fourteen (14) calendar days from the date of their attempt to retake the exam for third (3rd) time or any subsequent time.
  • The exam can be taken any number of times.

Certified DevOps Master (CDM)® Certificate is valid for life.

Certified DevOps Master (CDM)® is a Registered Trademark of GAQM.

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Note: The Certified DevOps Master (CDM)® Certification has no pre-requisites (Completion of an E-Course is not mandatory from GAQMBok portal), but we highly recommend doing the E-Course as maximum number of questions are drawn from the E-Course in the actual exam.

Course Outline

Module 1 - DevOps Foundation and Adoption

  • Foundation
  • Why DevOps
  • What is DevOps
  • Business Framework and Practices

Module 2 - Development and Deployment

  • Roles
  • Agile Testing
  • Requirement Analysis

Module 3 - Operation and Scaling

  • Automation
  • Critical Success Factors and Key Performance Indicators
  • Scaling
  • Testing Methods and Objectives
  • Other Methodologies

Target Audience

  • Operation and Scaling
  • DevOps Master certification is meant for anyone working within a DevOps team or in an organization that considers the transition to a DevOps way of working. The target group includes: Application or Service Developers and Product Owners, Agile Scrum Masters, Project Managers, Test Engineers, Test Managers, IT Service Managers, Process Managers and Lean IT Practitioners.
  • Employees, managers, stakeholders and suppliers who are leading or contributing to an organisation’s DevOps initiatives.
  • Consultants guiding their clients through DevOps programs and process improvement initiatives.
  • DevOps engineer, product owner, integration specialist, operations manager, software developer, incident and change manager, system administrator, network administrator, business manager, automation architect, enterprise architect, program manager, project manager, release manager, CIO.
  • Internal and external suppliers
  • Business stakeholders

Registration Process for E-Course and Exam

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  • Valid for 40 days
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  • Hard Copy Certificate will be shipped to your mailing address and a Digital Badge will be sent to your email if you qualify in the exam.
  • Course Duration: 40 Days
  • Price: 250 USD

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