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What’s free at Linux Academy this month?

Posted on September 4, 2018 by OliviaOlivia

We support others in their mission to learn and grow and are adding new ways for our students to learn what they need to succeed. By adding free cloud training to our Community Membership, students have the opportunity to further develop their Linux and cloud skills.
This has been such an exciting year because we added over 300 new hands-on content to our training library, and we’re making 12 Courses and 1 Learning Activity free for a limited time only!
Improve your skills in Ansible, AWS, Linux, DevOps and more while this content is available for free.

Included with FREE Community Membership: September 1 – October 1, 2018

Ansible Quick Start
Ansible Quick Start – Dive into Ansible and learn how to manage and deploy your infrastructure, software, and services.
Ansible and AWS
Ansible and Amazon Web Services – Learn how to use the power of Ansible to automate application deployments, control cloud deployments, create DevOps workloads and secure them in AWS. The capabilities that AWS offers can enable you to dynamically provision workloads in the cloud.
Using Ansible for Configuration Management and Deployments
Using Ansible for Configuration Management and Deployments – In this course, you’ll learn Ansible configuration, modules, command line usage and Playbook building. After taking this Course, you’ll be able to use Ansible to automate and manage your DevOps infrastructure.

Red Hat Certified Specialist in Ansible Automation (EX407) Preparation Course – Obtain the skills and knowledge necessary to pass the Red Hat EX407: Red Hat Certified Specialist in Ansible Automation. You’ll also gain practical insights real-world best practice for working with Ansible automation.

Deploying to AWS with Ansible and Terraform – Learn the basics of Terraform and Ansible, better understand AWS, and deploy your very own blog in this Course! This blog can be used to represent yourself, help your portfolio, or it can even be used to quickly test out new tools and DevOps procedures.

Included with FREE Community Membership: July 1 – October 1, 2018


Google Cloud Security Essentials – Learn the core fundamentals necessary to properly secure your Google Cloud environment, and manage who has access to what resources. The concepts introduced in this course are necessary for any security considerations on Google Cloud.

AWS Concepts – New to AWS? Get a simple, conceptual introduction to the concepts of Cloud Computing, Amazon Web Services, and it’s core services.

Elastic Stack Essentials – Get an introductory overview of Elastic Stack’s core services (Elasticsearch, Logstash, Kibana, Beats), features, terms, and basic administration.

Mastering Systemd – explore the history of this Linux subsystem and why we have it now. Learn how to use systemd to create your own service files, and see how much simpler it is to use compared to the older init system.

Build Your Own Linux from Scratch – Learn how the Linux kernel interoperates with glibc (and the rest of the binary toolchain), and how various software packages rely on the kernel and glibc to provide interfaces and services, as well as the “why” behind many of the features and idiosyncrasies of the Kernel and glibc.

SQL Primer – Learn how to structure SQL statements, create databases, manage access, create tables, insert and update data, create indexes and more.

LPI Linux Essentials – Learn the basic concepts of processes, programs and the components of the Linux operating system. Gain an understanding of open source applications in the workplace, and learn to navigate systems on a Linux desktop rudimentary commands to navigate the Linux command line.
The DevOps Pipeline Learning Activity – create a DevOps pipeline all the way from making a code change to deploying that change to a production environment.

As a community member, you have free access to the course videos onlysign up for a full membership to get unlimited access to the comprehensive practice exams and quizzes, hands-on labs, and Learning Activities that go along with each course. Deploy a cloud server or environment and learn by performing actions in the live environments, themselves, to truly master your new skills!


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