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"Excellent presentation. Well worth the time - interesting, useful and enjoyable."
Linda Marsh, Director - Applications, Karl Storz
ITIL Foundations 2008

"Paul is a great instructor!"

Allison Hetrick
ITIL Foundations (V3)
June 2008

"Friendly, knowledgeable, skilled!  Well done!  A lot of material covered quite well."
Christian Olson
ITIL Foundations (V3)
June 2008

"Paul did a great job - he has an easy to follow presentation style."
Holly Magnuson
ITIL Foundations (V3)
June 2008

"The instructor had good handouts and supplemental materials.  Also very good exercises to emphasize learning."
Lisa Luly, Director
CheckFree ITIL Foundations (V2)
June 2008

"Paul was very good."
Shaun Pratt
ITIL Foundations, June 2008

"I am excited to return to work and put these practices into place!  Heather Whitefield, SCM Class, Anaheim - March 2007

"I plan to recommend this course to all of our Analysts here at Fremont."  William Torres, SCA Class, Fremont Investment & Loan, March 2007

"This class should be standard for all help desk personnel."  Derek Geffers, Schreiber Foods.  SCA class, Oct 2006

"I would take a class from Paul again!.  I hope to able to send other members of my team into this class in the near future."  Jake Murray, State of Oregon DHS.  HDA Boot Camp, May 2006.

"This course exceeded my expectations!  I wish that I took this course a decade ago."  Gloria Chen, County of Orange, California.  Help Desk Manager, April 2006

"Thank you very much.  Many of the policies/procedures/KM practices are not implemented in my organization. I'm hoping to present to management for change and implementation.  Paul - you did a great job!"  Adriane Vasquez, City of Yuma. HDA Boot Camp, August 2005

"Paul is knowledgeable, with lots of real-world examples."  Michael Runyan, Auto Club.  Help Desk Manager class, August 2005

"Great course and instructor.  Very valuable in preparing me for certification."  Steve Parr, HDA Boot Camp, May 2005

"The class was a great investment.  Happy to take the next one."  Martin Garcia, HDA Boot Camp, April 2005

"Paul is a great instructor!"  Dee Bowen, HDA Boot Camp, April 2005

"I thought all topics were covered well.  The time spent on each was perfect.  I would definitely recommend the class to others."  Karen Flores, Help Desk Analyst class, Nov 2004


DevOps Certification Training

DevOps – the cultural and professional movement that stresses communication, collaboration, integration and, of course, automation in order to improve the flow of work between software developers and IT operations professionals. To maximize the IT value flow to customers, DevOps creates an improved ability to design, develop, deploy and operate software and services faster for the benefit of the business. Higher customer satisfaction, better quality, faster delivery and lower costs are all benefits of DevOps.

Schedule a course for on-site delivery at your location, or arrange a class at our training center in Irvine, California. 

DevOps Certification Courses

Optimal Connections, LLC employs only DASA certified experienced instructors to deliver our DevOps courses, and is proud to offer the following DevOps certification training courses:

DevOps Fundamentals Certification Training
Product Code:  DO9010

This 3-day certification training course provides an introduction to DevOps – the cultural and professional movement that stresses communication, collaboration, integration and, of course, automation in order to improve the flow of work between software developers and IT operations professionals.  May be delivered on-site or at our local training facility in Irvine, Southern California.  

Course Objectives:

Professionals will increase their value within the organization and on the IT market with this certificate. After successfully completing the course, they will have an understanding of DevOps and be able to:

bulletExplain the drivers responsible for the emergence of DevOps;
bulletDefine and discuss the key concepts and principles of DevOps;
bulletList and explain the business benefits of DevOps and continuous delivery;
bulletDescribe the Service Delivery process;
bulletExplain the concepts of test automation, infrastructure automation, and build and deployment automation;
bulletDescribe how DevOps relates to Lean and Agile methodologies;
bulletSummarize case studies of IT organizations that are making the transformation to Adaptive IT and DevOps models;
bulletList the most common and popular DevOps tools;
bulletDiscuss the critical success factors for DevOps implementation.

This course helps professionals understand:

bulletWhy organizations need to adopt DevOps practices from both the business and IT perspectives;
bulletHow to answer the question ‘What is DevOps?’;
bulletDevOps values and principles;
bulletHow DevOps interfaces with other frameworks such as Agile, Lean and ITSM;
bulletThe characteristics of a DevOps culture;
bulletDevOps organizational considerations including DevOps roles, teams and organizational structures;
bulletKey DevOps practices;
bulletCommon DevOps automation practices and tools categories;
bulletHow to adopt a DevOps culture.

This course is designed to provide you with the background knowledge you need to build your DevOps vocabulary and to understand the principles and practices of DevOps.  More importantly, this course is designed to inspire you to service as a change champion who leads and mentors others by sharing and using what you’ve learned – and continue to learn – about DevOps.


bulletInstruction provided by Paul M. Dooley, principal consultant and lead instructor, certified DASA DevOps Instructor
bulletCourse may be delivered on-site, or at our So Cal training center

Pricing and Scheduling:

bulletOnsite: $1,699 per student
bulletVirtual instructor led: $1,099 per student
bullet Special pricing is available for on-site classes with 6 or more students. Contact us for a special quote!

>> Download the DevOps Fundamentals Course Flyer

Why Choose Us For DevOps Certification Training?

Experience - Our instructors have years of hands-on IT practitioner experience, in both consulting and practitioner roles.  Our wide range and in-depth experience enables us to deliver a rich and rewarding learning experience that includes many real-world examples, allowing our students to take away practical knowledge and skills they can put right to work.

Qualifications - Our instructors hold graduate and post graduate degrees, and are all active in HDI and ISMF.  In addition, they are minimally ITIL Experts and Certified in DevOps Fundamentals by DASA (DevOps Agile Skills Association).

Quality Results -  We are committed to delivering quality results, which is why we don't offer a high volume of training courses. When you attend one of our IT skills-building training courses, you can be assured of getting the best in real-world service knowledge and skills.  And you'll be prepared to put your skills right to work when your return!

DevOps Certification Training
from Optimal Connections, LLC

For more information on DevOps, Skills-Building, HDI, and ITIL Certification Training please call 1 (949) 305-3544, or email us.

Optimal Connections, LLC - Your Source for IT DevOps Training



Training Locations Near You!

We deliver Skills-Building, HDI, and ITIL classes across the US and internationally.

Local Southern California Classes

Our local training courses are usually held at Palm Court 15615 Alton Parkway, Suite 450, Irvine, California 92618. Classes are held in a large corporate executive meeting room which easily accommodates students. 

Of course, state of the art technologies are employed with all courses.

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