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Introduction

Introduction

This is the EXIN DevOps Foundation (DEVOPSF.EN) sample exam. The Rules and Regulations for EXIN’s examinations apply to this exam.

This exam consists of 40 multiple-choice questions. Each multiple-choice question has a number of possible answers, of which only one is correct, unless otherwise stated.

The maximum number of points that can be obtained for this exam is 40. Each correct answer is worth 1 point. You need 26 points or more to pass the exam.

The time allowed for this exam is 60 minutes.

Good luck!





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1  of 40
There are many reasons for a company to become interested in DevOps.

When should companies become interested in DevOps?

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2  of 40
Which requirements should a DevOps team take into account when working on a backlog item?

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3  of 40
A clear Definition of Done is critical in DevOps and considers the value for the customer.

What is a good description of Done for DevOps?

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4  of 40
Tasks need to be prioritized. This prioritization takes place in the queue at the entry of the value stream.

Why does this prioritization often cause problems?

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5  of 40
Why is the concept 'value stream' so important in DevOps?

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6  of 40
Which idea is the origin of the concept 'deployment pipeline'?

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7  of 40
For DevOps, finding the balance between moving quickly and maintaining application reliability is important.

How does version control support this?

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8  of 40
According to the US National Institute of Standards and technology (NIST), what is not an essential cloud computing characteristic?

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9  of 40
In DevOps, what should be done when process deficiencies are found?

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10  of 40
A value stream map shows clearly where the inefficiencies in a value stream are.

Why should a value stream map be made?

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11  of 40
DevOps relies heavily on the principles and practices of Lean Production. One of the types of waste in IT is 'task switching'.

From which original type of waste is this the translation for IT?

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12  of 40
What is an advantage of having a DevOps team work together for a longer period?

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13  of 40
It is recommended that organizations customize and select DevOps practices that work in that organization. Organization-specific questions must be raised and organization-specific answers must be found.

Why is this a good idea?

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14  of 40
What is not a reason to keep the Work-in-Progress (WiP) limited?

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15  of 40
Commercial off-the-shelf software (COTS) is used to quickly get the results needed, because it takes time to develop your own software.

What is true about COTS?

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16  of 40
Which thought is false in Agile?

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17  of 40
Configuration management makes it possible to scale IT infrastructure and software systems, without needing more people working on them.

How should changes to such a scaled environment ideally be done?

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18  of 40
A company wants to reduce their time-to-market from years to months. One of their employees says they should consider using DevOps methods in the IT department.

Why would changing to DevOps help reduce their time-to-market?

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19  of 40
Which significant advantage does DevOps bring to an organization?

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20  of 40
What does not help a DevOps team to successfully develop and deliver working software?

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21  of 40
The most valuable information of a value stream map is taken from three key metrics.

What is one of these three key metrics?

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22  of 40
A good version control system is one of the highest predictors of high performance in DevOps.

What is necessary to apply version control successfully?

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23  of 40
When can the use of DevOps for organizational and technological changes lead to chaos and loss of control?

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24  of 40
When looking at the emergence of DevOps, new ways of interacting between parties involved in software development triggered a need for new ways of IT management. This resulted in DevOps.

Which parties that found new ways to interact are meant?

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25  of 40
What can cause difficulties when DevOps is adopted?

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26  of 40
According to DevOps practices, what is the best way to increase the level of operational control?

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27  of 40
When switching to DevOps, a greater return on information technology is expected.

What differentiates DevOps from Agile, Scrum and Lean to meet this expectation?

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28  of 40
An organization has a legacy IT infrastructure. They want to start with DevOps.

What is a common approach in such an organization?

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29  of 40
An IT system is still being developed and maintained by many employees as a single entity.

What difficulty with adopting DevOps practices can be expected?

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30  of 40
What is the DevOps way of solving incidents?

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31  of 40
DevOps recommends visualization of the work done.

Which two goals can be realized by visualization?

Please remember to choose 2 answers.

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32  of 40
A company uses continuous deployment.

Whose decision should it be when to release new functionality?

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33  of 40
What are two common practices for reducing technical debt?

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34  of 40
When implementing the deployment pipeline, problems are encountered. Initially, there are not enough pre-developed tests to ensure steady operation of the Production environment.

Which solution best addresses this problem?

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35  of 40
In traditional practices many things can go wrong with releases: some changes are not documented, the system has not been backed up fully, or there is no previous state of the system saved.

How does DevOps ensure frequent releases without these problems?

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36  of 40
What is the first step in value stream mapping?

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37  of 40
What is a difficulty of a rigid or monolithic IT architecture?

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38  of 40
The team works in one-week iterations and frequently encounters bottlenecks.

What is the best reaction of the team after they identify a bottleneck?

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39  of 40
Sometimes, it is thought that DevOps is a part of Agile.

To which question does DevOps give an answer, that has nothing to do with Agile?

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40  of 40
What benefit does configuration management have?