Using Docker-Compose to Simplify Multi-Container Builds

One of the primary advantages of containers is the ability to quickly deploy a single, discrete application with a known configuration, fully supported within the container. However, as we all know, within our enterprise organizations, most applications do not run on their own – most have to connect to and use search services, databases, and more. Let’s take a look at how to build a multi-container environment, managed with a single utility in order to simplify your deployments. (more…)

Linux Academy is now on Chromecast!

Now Available: Chromecast Compatibility with Android App + Giveaway!

We have some fantastic news for our Android fans. You’ve been asking for it, and now we’ve delivered! We’re so excited to announce that the Linux Academy Android app is now available with Chromecast support. That’s right – simply download the latest update of the Linux Academy App and start casting your favorite course videos to your Chromecast enabled device! Now you can relax on the sofa with your favorite snack and enjoy hands-free learning!

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Workplace Highlight: Chili Cook Off

What’s a company based in Texas without CHILI? Pair that with a little bit of competition and there we have it – Linux Academy’s first Chili Cook Off! We had six amazing chili recipes to taste, lots of condiments, desserts, and a hungry team – hungry for chili and thirsty for knowledge!

… And we’re off to tasting the delicious chili!

Which was your favorite, Tom?

Can’t forget the toppings!

Dawn counting up the ballots

All hail the new Chili cook-off king, Hunter!

But it’s not just all food, fun, and games here at Linux Academy…

The townhall meeting was called to order by our fearless leader

And we continue to implement new initiatives into our every day life here at Linux Academy!

We’ve got a lot going on in the next weeks so be ready to have your life changed… until next time!

Congratulations! You’re Certified – Now What?

Starting a new career can be overwhelming. Becoming certified in your field of expertise is a great start, but where do you go from here? There is an overload of information on resumes, interviews, and general career advice within a specialized industry like technology, and you need to be able to differentiate yourself from other candidates. Here are some tips to help you on your career journey. (more…)

Behind the scenes

BTS: Interop ITX 2017

Here at Linux Academy, we create course content day-in and day-out, but that isn’t all we do!  We are genuinely passionate about our students and want all of them to succeed!  While our Course Authors do work very hard to provide students with updated, quality content, they are also available for when students have questions.  In fact, we’ve created a community where you can interact with other fellow students, which continues to grow with each passing day.  Part of the reason why we love what we do here is being able to meet and interact with all of our students (current or future!), especially face-to-face.

Recently, the Linux Academy team went to Interop ITX in Vegas and got to meet many students, here are some highlights: (more…)