DevOps Certification Training Course

The Nerd Geek Lab DevOps certification training course will help you learn DevOps and master various aspects of software development, operations, continuous integration, continuous delivery, automated build, test and deployment. In this DevOps training course, you will learn DevOps tools like Git, Puppet, Jenkins, Chef, SVN, Maven, Docker, Ansible, Nagios and more.
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About DevOps Training and Certification Course

Nerd Geek Lab DevOps certification training will help you gain the required skillset for getting a DevOps engineer job. It will make you proficient in DevOps skills like Continuous Integration, Delivery and Deployment, Infrastructure as a Code and more using DevOps tools like Git, SVN, Docker, Docker Swarm, Kubernetes, Puppet, Ansible, Selenium, Maven, Nagios, etc.

What will you learn in this DevOps certification training?

Nerd Geek Lab DevOps certification training has been designed keeping in mind the latest industry needs. You will be trained on the following skill sets which have been curated based on job descriptions posted by companies looking for DevOps engineers.

  • In-depth knowledge of DevOps methodology
  • Implementing Software Version Control
  • Containerizing Code on production using Docker
  • Creating CI/CD Pipelines using Jenkins
  • Configuration Management using Puppet and Ansible
  • Automating build and test using Selenium and Maven
  • Container Orchestration using Kubernetes
  • Performance Tuning and Monitoring using Nagios

Who should go for this DevOps certification training?

  1. IT Professionals
  2. Software Testers
  3. System Admins
  4. Solution Architects
  5. Security Engineers
  6. Application Developers
  7. Integration Specialists

What are the prerequisites for this DevOps certification training?

  • Basic Knowledge of Linux and scripting is mandatory. For this, we provide you with a free Linux self- paced course to help speed things up in your learning.
  • Prior IT experience would be necessary for learning this technology.

How will you execute our practical sessions?

All our practical sessions, case studies and projects will be performed on the AWS Cloud. We will help you set up your AWS Free Tier account once you enroll for the course.

We will also provide you VMs, which will help you practice even when you’re offline!

Why should you take up this DevOps certification training course?

The DevOps industry is expected to grow six times by the year 2022 according to Gartner.
Additionally, DevOps and Cloud jobs are going to be among the highest paying jobs in the coming years according to Forbes.
A DevOps Architect is the backbone of any organization’s technical team.

DevOps Certification Course Content


Infrastructure Setup

  • EC2 Walkthrough
  • Installation of Devops Tools on cloud
  • Git
  • Docker
  • Selenium
  • Maven
  • Jenkins
  • Puppet
  • Ansible
  • Kubernetes
  • Nagios

Introduction to Devops

  • What is Software Development
  • Software Development Life Cycle
  • Traditional Models for SDLC
  • Why Devops?
  • What is Devops?
  • Devops Lifecycle
  • Devops Tools

Software Version Control

  • What is Version Control
  • Types of Version Control System
  • Introduction to SVN
  • Introduction to Git
  • Git Lifecycle
  • Common Git Commands
  • Working with Branches in Git
  • Merging Branches
  • Resolving Merge Conflicts
  • Git Workflow

Hands-on Exercise –

  • Git Life cycle Commands
  • Pushing Code to Github
  • Stashing Code in git
  • Creating, Deleting Git Branches
  • Reverting a Push to GitHub
  • Merging branches using git merge
  • Merging branches using git rebase
  • Resolving merge conflicts using git merge tool

Containerization using Docker - Part I

  • Introduction to Docker
  • Understanding Docker Lifecycle
  • Components of Docker Ecosystem
  • Common Docker Operations
  • Creating a DockerHub Account
  • Committing changes in a Container
  • Pushing a Container Image to DockerHub
  • Creating Custom Docker Images using Dockerfile

Hands-on Exercise –

  • Common Docker Operations
  • Creating a DockerHub Account
  • Committing Changes to a Container
  • Pushing container to DockerHub
  • Creating Local Image Repository
  • Building an Image using Dockerfile

Containerization using Docker - Part II

  • What are Docker Volumes
  • Deploying a Multi-Tier Application using Docker Network
  • Using Docker Compose to deploy containers
  • What is Container Orchestration
  • Container Orchestration Tools
  • Introduction to Docker Swarm
  • Deploying a 2-Node Cluster using Docker Swarm

Hands-on Exercise –

  • Creating Docker Volumes
  • Using Docker Compose to deploy multiple containers
  • Deploying a Multi Node Cluster using Docker Swarm
  • Deploying a multi-service app on Docker Swarm

Configuration Management using Puppet

  • Need of Configuration Management Configuration Management Tools
  • What is Puppet
  • Puppet Architecture
  • Setting up Master Slave using Puppet
  • Puppet Manifests
  • Puppet Modules
  • Applying configuration using Puppet
  • Puppet File Server

Hands-on Exercise –

  • Setting up Master Slave on AWS Testing Connection of nodes with Puppet
  • Creating a Manifest Deploying Manifest on Node
  • Creating a Module
  • Deploying sample software on nodes using Puppet Modules and Manifests
  • Implementing a File Server Module on Puppet

Configuration Management using Ansible

  • What is Ansible?
  • Ansible vs Puppet
  • Ansible Architecture
  • Setting up Master Slave using Ansible
  • Ansible Playbook
  • Ansible Roles
  • Applying configuration using Ansible

Hands-on Exercise –

  • Installing Ansible on AWS
  • Creating a Playbook using YAML
  • Creating an Ansible Role
  • Using Roles in Playbook

Continuous Testing using Selenium

  • What is Continuous Testing?
  • Introduction to Selenium
  • What is Maven?
  • Using Maven with Selenium
  • Creating Test Cases with Selenium
  • Running Test Cases on Chromium Web Driver
  • What is Headless Mode?

Hands-on Exercise –

  • Using Maven to import dependencies in Eclipse
  • Create Sample Test Case for a website using Selenium
  • Implementing a headless test in selenium using Chrome WebDriver

Continuous Integration using Jenkins

  • Introduction to Continuous Integration
  • Jenkins Master Slave Architecture
  • Understanding CI/CD Pipelines
  • Creating an end to end automated CI/CD Pipeline

Hands-on Exercise –

  • Creating a Jenkins Master Slave on AWS
  • Installing Plug-ins in Jenkins
  • Creating Jenkins Builds
  • Creating Scheduled Builds
  • Triggering Jobs using Git Web Hooks
  • Using the Pipeline Plugin In jenkins

Continuous Orchestration using Kubernetes

  • Introduction to Kubernetes
  • Docker Swarm vs Kubernetes
  • Kubernetes Architecture
  • Deploying Kubernetes using Kubeadms
  • Alternate ways of deploying Kubernetes
  • YAML Files
  • Creating a Deployment in Kubernetes using YAML
  • Services in Kubernetes
  • Ingress in Kubernetes
  • Case Study – Kubernetes Architecture

Hands-on Exercise –

  • Setting up Kubernetes using kubeadm
  • Installing Kubernetes using kops and GCK
  • Creating a Deployment
  • Creating Services
  • Creating an Ingress
  • Demonstrating the use of Ingress, services and deployments together

Continuous Monitoring using Nagios

  • What is Continuous Monitoring
  • Introduction to Nagios
  • Nagios Architecture
  • Monitoring Services in Nagios
  • What are NRPE Plugins
  • Monitoring System Info using NRPE plugins

Hands-on Exercise –

  • Installing Nagios
  • Monitoring of different servers using Nagios

DevOps Certification

The DevOps certification training course has been designed by industry experts and will help you get the best jobs in top MNCs. As part of this training, you will be working on real-time projects and assignments that have immense implications in the real-world industry scenarios, thus helping you fast track your career effortlessly.

The Nerd Geek Lab certification will be awarded upon the completion of the course and the project work (after expert review) and upon scoring at least 60% in the quiz.

Nerd Geek Lab certification is well recognized in top 80+ MNCs like Ericsson, Cisco, Cognizant, Sony, Mu Sigma, Saint-Gobain, Standard Chartered, TCS, Genpact, Hexaware, etc., because we have been their training partners and they understand the quality of the training we deliver to upskill their employees.