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DevOps Institute - Site Reliability (SRE) Foundation



Only 2 Days



Classroom / Online / Hybrid

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26/9/2022 (Monday)


On this accelerated DevOps Institute Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) Foundation℠ course, you’ll learn the practices, methods, and tools to reliably and economically scale critical services, and implement these techniques into your business.

In just 2 days, you’ll learn about the inter-relationship of SRE with DevOps and other popular frameworks SRE tools, automation techniques and the importance of security. You’ll also build knowledge on:

  •  Anti-fragility, our approach to failure and failure testing
  • Service Level Indicators (SLI’s) and the modern monitoring landscape

At the end of this course, you’ll sit the DevOps Institute Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) Foundation℠ exam, and achieve your certification. Through Firebrand’s Lecture | Lab | Review methodology, you’ll get access to courseware, learn from certified instructors, and train in a distraction-free environment.


This course is ideal if you are interested in any of the following roles:

  • Business Managers
  • Business Stakeholders
  • Change Agents
  • Consultants


Other accelerated training providers rely heavily on lecture and independent self-testing and study.

Effective technical instruction must be highly varied and interactive to keep attention levels high, promote camaraderie and teamwork between the students and instructor, and solidify knowledge through hands-on learning.

Firebrand Training provides instruction to meet every learning need:

  • Intensive group instruction
  • One-on-one instruction attention
  • Hands-on labs
  • Lab partner and group exercises
  • Question and answer drills
  • Independent study


  • Module 1: The history of SRE and its emergence at Google
  • Module 2: The inter-relationship of SRE with DevOps and other popular frameworks
  • Module 3: The underlying principles behind SRE
  • Module 4: Service Level Objectives (SLO’s) and their user focus
  • Module 5: Service Level Indicators (SLI’s) and the modern monitoring landscape
  • Module 6: Error budgets and the associated error budget policies
  • Module 7: Toil and its effect on an organisation’s productivity
  • Module 8: Some practical steps that can help to eliminate toil
  • Module 9: Observability as something to indicate the health of a service
  • Module 10: SRE tools, automation techniques and the importance of security
  • Module 11: Anti-fragility, our approach to failure and failure testing
  • Module 12: The organisational impact that introducing SRE bring

Exam Track

As part of this accelerated course, you’ll sit the following exam at the Firebrand Training centre, covered Certification Guarantee:

DevOps Institute Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) Foundation℠ exam

  • Duration: 60 minutes
  • Format: Multiple-choice
  • Number of questions: 40
  • Passing score: 65%
  • Languages: English

Whats Included

Your accelerated course includes:

  • Accommodation *
  • Meals, unlimited snacks, beverages, tea and coffee *
  • On-site exams **
  • Exam vouchers **
  • Practice tests **
  • Certification Guarantee ***
  • Courseware
  • Up-to 12 hours of instructor-led training each day
  • 24-hour lab access
  • Digital courseware **
  • * For residential training only. Doesn't apply for online courses
  • ** Some exceptions apply. Please refer to the Exam Track or speak with our experts
  • *** Pass first time or train again free (just pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs)


There are no formal prerequisites for this accelerated course.

Unsure whether you meet the prerequisites? Don’t worry. Your training consultant will discuss your background with you to understand if this course is right for you.


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