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DevOps Resources to Consider

Kiran Gutha provides an in-depth list of DevOps books, articles, podcasts, and more that will help you understand DevOps.

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The DevOps training space has become complex, which is no surprise given that it is an open community with no central governance. So, I thought it was time for me to canvass the DevOps training options in a single place.

Devops Resources

Training Courses

  • DevOps Foundation. The first training that was available (has had a couple of revisions). Comes from the DevOps Institute in the USA. Available either online or delivered by local training providers. Leads to certification.

  • DevOps Fundamentals. Originates from a new group, DASA, which seeks to create an open industry framework for training. They are planning to have multiple courses; DevOps Fundamentals is the first in a framework. Training providers were releasing the first courseware as of May 2016. It's available online and can also be delivered by local training providers. Leads to certification.

  • DevOps Master. Originating from EXIN, the Golden Oldies of ITIL training in the Netherlands. At this point, it has only been announced. Leads to certification.


A powerful learning tool to ensure that training is understood and assimilated, simulation games are an essential adjunct to training.

  • Phoenix Project. Created by GamingWorks in the Netherlands, this simulation is based on the book by Gene Kim.
  • DevOps Simulation. Created by G2G3 of Ireland (a subsidiary of Capita, along with Axelos, the owners of ITIL and Prince2), this simulation is focused on the software development and deployment lifecycle.


  • The Phoenix Project. Kim, Behr, Spafford.

  • DevOps Handbook. Kim, Debois, Willis, Humble, Allspaw.

  • The Phoenix Project. Kim, Behr, Spafford.

  • Learn Enterprise. Humble, Molesky, O'Reilly.

  • Leading the Transformation. Gruver, Mouser.

  • The Art of Business Value. Schwartz.

  • Run, Grow, Transform. Bell.

  • Continuous Delivery. Humble, Farley.

Tools and Automation Training

Many courses claim to be DevOps training, but instead are focused on the technical aspects.


Podcasts and Videos

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