SAFe DevOps (SDP)

Live Classroom
Duration: 2 days
Live Virtual Classroom
Duration: 2 days
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This comprehensive course on SAFe DevOps explains the DevOps competencies needed to accelerate time-to-market by improving the flow of value through the Continuous Delivery Pipeline. As part of the course, participants will map the current value stream through their delivery pipeline, from idea to cash, and identify practices that eliminate the bottlenecks in the process. Through this course, participants will be able to understand the complete flow of value from Continuous Exploration to Continuous Integration, Continuous Deployment and Release on Demand. The course explores SAFe’s CALMR (Culture, Automation, Lean, Measure, Recover) approach to DevOps that is critical in creating a culture of shared responsibility for the complete spectrum of Solutions delivery. The course equips participants with the tools needed to execute an implementation plan for improving delivery pipeline. The course prepares participants to clear the certified SAFe® DevOps Practitioner (SDP) examination.

What You'll Learn

  • Understand the CALMR approach to DevOps and its importance
  • Understand the importance of continuous integration, continuous testing and how to apply it
  • Apply concepts of continuous security
  • Map current delivery pipeline
  • Measure the flow of value through the delivery pipeline
  • Improve the process of exploring customer needs
  • Improve the release process
  • Improve the process of developing, building and integrating continuously
  • Improve the process of continuously deploying to staging and production environments
  • Execute an action plan for DevOps transformation


  • Learning culture
  • Innovation culture
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Who should attend

The SAFe DevOps prep course is highly recommended for –
  • All members of the Agile Release Train
  • Development managers
  • Engineering managers
  • Configuration managers
  • Release managers
  • Development leads
  • Developers
  • UI/UX developers
  • Infrastructure architects
  • System architects
  • Product managers
  • Product owners
  • System administrators
  • DBAs
  • InfoSec
  • Quality assurance managers
  • Testers
  • Release Train Engineers
  • Scrum Masters


There are no prerequisites for this course. However, completing the Fundamentals of DevOps course prior to taking up this course could be beneficial.

Interested in this Course?


    Becoming a certified SAFe DevOps practitioner (SDP) requires an exceptional range of skills and is a career path for many servant leaders. After successful completion of the SAFe DevOps Practitioner course, participants are eligible to take the SDP examination. The exam details are as below –

      Exam name SAFe 4 DevOps Practitioner Exam
      Exam format Multiple choice, multiple response
      Exam delivery   Web-based (single browser), closed book, no outside assistance, timed
      Exam duration   90 minutes
      Number of questions   45
      Passing score   33 out of 45 (73%)
      Exam language availability   English
      Retake policy   A second attempt on the exam (first retake) may be made immediately after the first   attempt.


    The third attempt requires a 10-day wait.

    The fourth attempt requires a 30-day wait.

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