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The purpose of this course is twofold:
Skills that will be covered include:
These will be a high-level overview of the above concepts, which we will build on in more advanced courses.
This course covers all of the objectives to study and pass CompTIA's Cloud Essentials certification. The CompTIA Cloud Essentials certification focuses on the real-world issues and practical solutions of cloud computing in business and IT. It’s the preferred cloud certification for business professionals and non-IT staff. While it isn’t a technical-heavy certification, its coverage of cloud computing principles is anything but superficial.
In this course, you will learn the basics of the Google Cloud Platform. We will work through a couple of hands-on use cases (a Sinatra web application and a Node.js web application) that will be deployed with a Google Cloud Source Repository and the Google App Engine. Then, the same applications will be deployed with a combination of Google Compute Engine and Google Container Engine. Google storage options, networking, big data and machine learning concepts will be discussed and demonstrated.
This course is intended as a precursor to a more advanced Google Certified Professional Cloud Architect course
This course is for the absolute beginner. Have you ever wanted to know, in very simple terms, the answer to the following questions?: What is the cloud? What is AWS? What are AWS's core services? Why do we use AWS? If you answered yes to any of these, then this course is for you. Our goal with this course is to provide a simple, conceptual introduction to the concepts of Cloud Computing, Amazon Web Services, and it's core services. There are no technical explanations or definitions to memorize — this course is visual, and strictly conceptual. When you are done with this course, you will have the conceptual foundation to move forward onto more advanced AWS courses. By having the frame-of-reference understanding from this course, you will be more prepared to tackle the more complex technical concepts and terminology.
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This course is for those who are completely new to AWS. No prior AWS experience is required. We will introduce you to AWS, walk you through the process of setting up your own AWS account, and teach you the essentials to get you using AWS's core services.
Project Omega Interactive guide link: http://bit.ly/2guw5gY
The Microsoft Azure Essentials course is a beginner course in to Azure cloud services. This is a great starting point before diving into certification based Azure content that will focus on Azure core services such as Compute, Data, Storage, Application services, and network services. This course will get you up to speed in using Azure with no previous experience needed!
Big Data Essentials is a comprehensive introduction to the world of Big Data. Starting with the definition of Big Data, we describe the various characteristics of Big Data and its sources. Using real world examples, we highlight the growing importance of Big Data. We discuss architectural requirements and principles of Big Data infrastructures and the intersection of cloud computing with Big Data. We also provide an overview of the most popular Big Data technologies including core Hadoop, the Hadoop ecosystem (Hive, Pig, Sqoop, Flume, Kafka, Storm, Ambari, Oozie, Zookeeper), NoSQL databases and Apache Spark. We conclude this lesson with a tour of the different types of Analytics that can be performed on Big Data and various techniques and tools used.
Although Jenkins is a complex topic that we cover in depth elsewhere on the site, this course will give you a quick introduction and provide just enough information for you to build your own Jenkins server and get started using it to perform remote builds and management.
The wave of the Internet of Things has been awash of enterprises and DIY enthusiasts for some time now. Microsoft's Azure platform for IoT brings a comprehensive suite of offerings that is further extended by the Azure infrastructure itself. This course is designed to give the student a holistic understanding of the offering Azure has for IoT while also bringing a hands-on approach to utilizing those features and services. We will cover topics that include architecture, security, development, analytics, and create a simulated device during the duration of this course. The student will be able to, once the course is complete, understand what Azure IoT is capabable of and also design and implement a simple IoT Solution.
This course looks at various backup options and strategies on the AWS platform, with a focus on Amazon S3 and Amazon Glacier. Understanding pricing models, security features and concepts, transfer speeds, and everything else involved in backup strategies is very important for both large and small businesses. We walk through some of the differences between traditional backups, and then we contrast that with cloud backups. At the end of this course, you will have a better understanding of how to create and implement backup strategies with Amazon Web Services.
Welcome to the Google Cloud Platform for the AWS User course. This course focuses on introducing an experienced AWS user to Google Cloud Platform, primarily through comparing AWS services to their Google Cloud Platform counterparts.
If you have questions like, "I use EC2 all the time, what is the comparable compute service in GCP and what are it's main features" then this is the course for you.
This course does have a short hands-on section to help you create a GCP account and understand how to navigate the console to find and access various services. After which, this course takes a conceptual approach, comparing AWS and GCP services from a feature, pricing, and best use case standpoint.
Students will learn how to implement Microsoft Azure Functions. Students will also learn about how they work, when to use them, and why they are useful in modern cloud application development. Lecture presentations, demonstrations, and lab exercises will help the student to become proficient in developing serverless code solutions that scale efficiently using Microsoft Azure Functions.
The Chef Local Cookbook Development Badge course is designed to prepare you for the Chef Local Cookbook Development Badge exams. By passing the exams and obtaining this badge, you will demonstrate your ability to properly develop a basic Chef cookbook. If you obtain the badge you will be on your way to obtaining a Chef certification.
This course is designed for individuals who what to learn how to use containers on Google Cloud Platform. We will go over the features of the container clusters, as well as how to use kubernetes to create pods, and services using the Google Container Engine.
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Welcome to Linux Academy's AWS Certified Solutions Architect (associate level) course. This course has been developed to provide you with the requisite knowledge to not only pass the AWS CSA certification exam but also gain the hands-on experience required to become a qualified AWS Solutions architect working in a real-world environment.
As part of this course, we are happy to introduce "The Orion Papers", which is an innovative new teaching tool that we have created specifically for this course. The Orion Papers is a visual, interactive guide filled with live diagrams and AWS knowledge that you can use as your own personal study resource.
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In this course, we will learn and practice the use of Nagios 4.2.x, which is one of the most mature monitoring packages in the industry. Although it may seem beguilingly simple at first glance, Nagios provides powerful, flexible, and extensible tools and functionality – some might say it is the pinnacle of enterprise monitoring.
This course is carefully crafted to teach you the skills of a Solutions Architect. Starting with core AWS concepts and evolving into understanding the ins-and-outs of AWS services, this AWS CSA Associate level course will teach you how to architect systems for scalability, high availability, and fault tolerance. You will have the ability to make decisions based on real-world requirements including cost, availability, and security requirements. You will also be well-versed in many of the most common AWS services. If you're ready to take your AWS skills to the next level, enroll in this self-paced course with 40+ hours of lessons, hands-on labs based on real scenarios, quizzes, notecards, and downloadable guides.
Amazon Web Services Certification training by the Linux Academy includes in-depth step-by-step lessons, videos, hands-on labs, notes, and quizzes to help you prepare for the exam. This AWS Certified Developer training course will contain everything you need to prepare and pass the AWS Certified Developer - Associate Level exam. The course starts with the core concepts and takes you through everything you need to know to be an AWS Certified Developer.
The AWS Certified SysOps Administrator - Associate Level certification is geared towards system administrators who are tasked with managing or building applications on the cloud. After taking this course, you will gain experience in provisioning and building full scale production environments. The focus will be on technical details associated with environments such as backup strategies and best practices, EBS performance and best practices, and more. Not only does this course teach you the concepts needed for the certification, but it also prepares you for real-world scenarios on topics like scalability and high availability, cost optimization, performance optimization, failover strategies and implementations, as well as migrating or extending your on-premises data center to the AWS cloud in a secure, scalable, and fault-tolerant way. We do this through video lessons, hands-on labs, quizzes, and more. Even if you are not looking to get certified but are looking to learn how to run and monitor infrastructure on AWS, this course is perfect for you.
Learn how to deploy a multi-tier WordPress application on AWS using both Terraform and Ansible. This course begins by explaining the environment we're going to end up with and then breaking it down step-by-step. Terraform is a powerful tool used to deploy infrastructure, which this course demonstrates by launching resources like an Amazon VPC, EC2 instances inside of an Auto Scaling group and behind an Elastic Load Balancer, and other types of resources. Then, Ansible is used to configure the instances to run our WordPress application. At the end of the course, you will have a functional WordPress deployment.
This is a legacy course. The OpenStack Foundation has developed the Certified OpenStack Administrator exam which offers a career path based certification for OpenStack professionals. The exam is performance-based and will test the baseline skills of an OpenStack Administrator, a person with at least 6 months of OpenStack experience who provides day-to-day operations and management of an OpenStack cloud. Linux Academy offers an outstanding course that follows the objectives needed for the Certified OpenStack Administrator certification.
The course provides participants with a comprehensive understanding of all of the steps necessary to operate OpenStack. This course includes configuration architecture, best practice and component interaction and is the best preparation for the real-world challenges OpenStack administrators face. This course covers the objectives to pass the MCA-100 exam from mirantis. We deal with operating and administering pre-existing OpenStack environments. Students will learn about the core components of OpenStack. Using both UI and CLI, students will create instances, networks, volumes, ssh keys, projects, users, etc.
The Structured Query Language (or SQL) is how we both define and manipulate data within a traditional Relational Database Management System (or RDBMS). In this course, we are going to learn how to structure SQL statements that do just that. Learn how to create databases, manage access, create tables, insert and update data, create indexes and more. We will demonstrate SQL functions and talk about how they differ from the more traditional SQL statements. All of this will be accomplished at a SQL command line within MySQL, but will apply equally to SQL compliant RDBMS systems in general.
The Linux job market continues to expand and this course will help prepare you for one of the standard industry Linux administration certifications. This course has been updated in 2016 with a new list of domains and competencies matching those detailed by the Linux Foundation.
In this course, you will develop all of the skills needed to write effective and complex shell scripts that can automate mundane tasks and complex implementations. We will walk you through all of the major components and key words in shell scripting (loops, conditionals, functions, error handling, traps, signals and more) so you can effectively write your scripts to handle any situation. You will find a comprehensive study guide, an instructor note card set and a full SIXTEEN PAGES of sample shell scripts developed during the course, all available for your download and reference.
This course focuses on all Things Active Directory within AWS. If you are new to Active Directory we first learn what Active Directory is and why we need it in the enterprise. Then we learn about the AWS AD managed services that AWS offers. We learn to setup and manage these services as well as how to create hybrid Active Directory environments between your on premise data centers and to AWS. We will also talk about site-to-site VPN tunnels and what is needed to tie AD environments together.
Throughout this course, we will learn how to use the power of Ansible to automate application deployments in Amazon Web Services. The capabilities that AWS offers can enable us to dynamically provision workloads in the cloud. We will learn how to use Ansible to help us control cloud deployments, create DevOps workloads and secure them in AWS. Ansible enables full orchestration within AWS for a complete DevOps workflow solution.
Delve into the world of serverless architecture and focus on code instead of infrastructure. The Amazon Web Services Lambda Deep Dive course is designed to teach core concepts so you can leverage what Lambda has to offer. Follow conceptual and hands-on lessons with real-world examples that you could implement directly in your applications.
Description: With the widespread adoption of Docker, Linux Containers have become an important part of every DevOps environment. With the AWS EC2 Container Service, we will learn how to deploy scalable container management services. Using the ECS console, this course will show you how to deploy, launch, stop and query your clusters while placing container resources based on your load, performance and availability requirements.
Although AWS Elastic Beanstalk allows you to deploy and scale web services and applications using a variety of languages, it really shines when paired with the Docker container services. Using EB, we will walk through how to use Docker for deployment while taking advantage of AWS load balancing, capacity provisioning, monitoring and auto-scaling.
Designing an application, writing code, solving complex algorithms - that is the easy part. We all know that the true hero is the person who can manage and deploy the code once it has been created. This is where AWS Developer Tools step in and allows you to become the hero every organization needs. AWS CodeCommit, CodeDeploy, and CodePipeline provides all the tools needed to successfully store, manage, and deploy your code to a fleet of servers (or just one) - in either the cloud, on-premise, or both. These services include: CodeCommit: A Git based version control system CodeDeploy: Automate deployments to test, developer & production environments CodePipeline: Create deployment models, and visual deployment workflow So what are you waiting for? Linux Academy will be with you each step-of-the-way, providing the best instructional videos so you can learn and, most importantly, implement what you have learned into real life scenarios.
PowerShell Essentials will ensure that the student learns the core principals of how PowerShell operates. We will cover topics such as Syntax, Structure, Pipeline, Variables, Remote Connectivity, File Manipulation, and Modules. The student will be able to understand the basic methodology that is required to create commands and execute them successfully. We will also cover some extensibility of the framework and look at some future advanced concepts from a birds-eye view.
Need to know how to host Docker infrastructure on Microsoft Azure? Then this is the course for you. In addition to covering the Docker fundamentals you need to know, we will show you how to use Microsoft Azure services to host your containers in a cloud environment.
This course begins with explaining the need of Machine Learning and how it originated from Aritificial Intelligence and gave rise to deep learning. We explain important concepts in ML including categories of algorithms, statistical and computer science terms used in model creation, feature engineering, overfitting, generalization, underfitting and cross validation. We also dive into the topic of data science and discuss why ML is an important part of data science.
The course then provides hands on training on Azure Machine Learning, giving a tour of ML Studio, its various features and the concept of an experiment. We demonstrate the process of creating ML experiments and create predictive models to predice automobile prices and generate recommendations for movies.
The exercises in this course allow the student to get familiar with Azure Machine Leaning and gain confidence in exploring the tool further.
The performance-based Red Hat Certificate of Expertise in Server Hardening exam (EX413) tests your ability to perform a number of systems administration tasks focused on securing servers against unauthorized access.
This course is designed to familiarize and instruct students in the content that is covered by Microsoft Exam 70-533, Implementing Microsoft Azure Solutions. It focuses on all the November 2016 objective domain topics.
In this course you will learn the essentials of securely tying your data centers and remote offices in to an Amazon VPC. Learn the basics of federating your on premises Active directory in to IAM so you can use SSO for your AWS technologies. We will also learn how the new AWS Management portal for vCenter can help you start using virtual machines that run on your on-prem networks and migrate them in to Amazon EC2. Finally we will learn about how AWS Workspaces can help your startup companies quickly and efficiently deploy VDI desktops from Amazon virtually anywhere in the world.
This course is designed by Linux Academy and covers training material required for the Red Hat certification as it is listed on Red Hat's public objectives. Linux Academy is not affiliated with Red Hat and does not provide the RHCSA OpenStack certification. For more information on the Red Hat RCHSA OpenStack certification or official Red Hat training please see the following link. https://www.redhat.com/en/services/training/ex210-red-hat-certified-system-administrator-red-hat-openstack-exam
This course will provide in-depth training so that students who currently hold the EX200 & EX210 certifications can sit for the EX310 exam. Students will learn how to deploy and manage a full Red Hat environment with Ceph block storage, and integrate Ceph into other OpenStack services.
Get trained by a DevOps Professional certified engineer and senior instructor at Linux Academy. You will learn everything you need to know to not only pass the AWS Certified DevOps Engineer Professional level certification, but also to be qualified to troubleshoot and run complex types of environments in production. Because going from local development to large scale production environments is not an easy task, we look at what AWS has to offer in order to help with this process. From performing rolling deployments in order to avoid downtime, to provisioning infrastructure and solving issues, we deep dive into core DevOps practices. This course continues on with the Linux Academy tradition of training engineers with in-depth quality training. Through videos, note cards, practice exams, and self-paced labs all included within the course, you'll be prepared and ready to take the certification exam and tackle DevOps deployments on AWS in production level environments.
In this course we are going to be taking a hands-on approach to deploy MariaDB or MySQL database servers on EC2. Often it is a requirement to utilize EC2 instead of RDS for database servers. It's important to understand how to apply backups, disaster recovery, high availability and fault tolerance to these servers when they are running on EC2. This course will cover all of those requirements and build out the architecture starting from the VPC all from scratch.
Amazon Web Services (AWS) is one of the most exciting and in-demand certifications in the current cloud computing market. Being qualified to take the AWS CSA Pro exam requires much more than exam dumps and a few how-to tutorials, it takes training, time and dedication. This in-depth course will provide you with all the required knowledge needed in order to be prepared to take the AWS CSA Pro course. Join thousands of others at the Linux Academy as they prepare to take the AWS CSA Pro exam!
Ansible continues to gain traction as a powerful, enterprise level configuration and deployment management tool. With it's standardized Playbook formatting and reliance on Python standards, it is easy to use, quick to learn and puts the power of automation at everyone's fingertips. In this course, we will cover Ansible configuration, modules, command line usage and Playbook building. By the time you are done, you will be able to use Ansible to automate and manage your DevOps infrastructure.
IoT, or Internet of Things, may be considered a buzzword; however, this buzzword has now become the industry's next promise to a further connected and digital industry. Enterprises continue to move towards a cost-per-use model while ensuring security, integration, long-term ROI, and agility are present in their architecture. With the introduction of an end-to-end solution platform, Microsoft's Azure platform for IoT brings a comprehensive suite of offerings that is further extended by the Azure infrastructure itself. This course is designed to give advanced users of Azure and IoT platforms an understanding of the features and options the platform brings. We will focus on various internal realms such as DevOps, development, security, architecture, compliance, hardware, integration, and best practices to ensure a deeper in-depth look is given to tackle specific environments Enterprises deal with daily.
This course is designed to help you prepare for Microsoft Exam 70-534, Architecting Microsoft Azure Solutions. That exam is designed to test your overall understanding of Azure’s services and features, and your ability to orchestrate those features and abilities into a specific solution.
Ever wonder if there was a tool that was powerful enough to handle cross-platform administration while allowing advanced customization? Introducing PowerShell Core!
We are excited to bring our members a course on PowerShell Core for Linux. With the proliferation of open-source solutions and direction changes at Microsoft, a decision was made to open-source the .NetCore platform. With the assitance of this move, Microsoft also released an open-source version of PowerShell to allow cross platform administration and advanced shell functionality. With this powerful tool, an administrator can work in multiple environments be it in the Cloud or on-premise while using a tool that is now a unified cross-platform experience.
Join Me, while I go over the core usage of the platform while covering advanced topics like scripting and cloud integration!
Big data is one of the most exciting and in-demand skills, powering large companies such as Google and Facebook. It is no wonder Amazon Web Services (AWS) has realeased a big data certification to catalyze the move to AWS big data solutions.
This in-depth course will provide you with the required knowledge needed to be prepared to take the AWS Big Data Specialty Certification. We will be covering the various big data products available and build highly scalable and secure big data applications.
This course has been developed to include everything you will need to pass the AWS Networking - Specialty exam. You are, however, expected to have an AWS associate-level certification and a background in networking will prove to be very useful, but not neccesarily required. In this course, you will build from fundamental networking concepts to deploying your own infrastructure with a heavy focus on networking best practices. You will learn advanced security concepts as well as how to design highly-available fault-tolerant hybrid infrastructures that allow secure and reliable communication between AWS and your on-premises infrastructure. This course includes lessons, hands-on labs, walkthroughs, quizzes, notecards, guides and also interactive quizzes.