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You learn by doing. Our training reflects that.

Hands-On technologies help learners retain Amazon, Google, and Azure cloud material for real-world application. No added fees or downloads. Only with Linux Academy.

Technology training you can trust.

Over 50,000 monthly reviews with a 95% learner satisfaction rating.

In-House IT Experts

Learn from full-time Training Architects with real-world IT operations experience.

Rigorous QA & Review

Each piece of training content sees multiple rounds of careful review and refinement.

Student-Led Ratings System

We ask for all learners to let us know how we’re doing so we can continue to delight and impress.

Learn-by-doing technologies

Our commitment to modern, immersive learning goes beyond video content to give you the tools you need to learn quickly, retain skills, and succeed in the real world.

Linux Academy Hands-On Labs

Real environments for real learning

Our innovative Hands-On Labs are designed to teach real-world application in live environments. Available anytime, anywhere. Safely and effectively learn a new skill in as little as 15 minutes.

"The Hands-On Labs are all set up for you to dig right into the training and all you have to do is follow the videos or content. If something breaks, it’s okay because you can just restart the lab."
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Mike L Systems Architect

Learn by doing

Our training involves practicing real scenarios, in real time. Apply your skills in here, to perform better out there.

All-access, all the time

Access whenever you want, as often as you want without worrying about added cost or risk.

Over 900 Hands-On Labs

Use our Hands-On Labs to develop in-demand skills, in as little as 15 minutes.

Interactive Diagrams

Advanced concepts are simplified with a split-screen setup that allows you to interact with instructor-made, pdf  content as you go.

“The interactive diagrams are fantastic! Like most engineers, I’m very visual when thinking about systems. The Orion Papers will be in my mind’s eye for everything I do with AWS going forward.”
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Eric H IT Professional

Exclusive to Linux Academy

Our Interactive Diagrams are specifically built to enhance Linux Academy coursework.

Better recall, better results

Created by experts, our diagrams help you decipher and retain complex concepts.

Always innovating

New and updated content and materials are released constantly.

Cloud Playground

The ultimate way to learn, practice, and make mistakes in a safe environment.

"Cloud Playground gives you complete flexibility to use servers and sandboxes without having to worry about managing them. You can spin up different preinstalled distributions of Linux or cloud sandboxes to practice what you're learning and run these resources within any corporate company firewall, especially if your SSH has been blocked."
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Saiyam Pathak Solution Engineer

Dedicated servers

Eliminate risk by using our pre-configured servers to apply your new skills.

Fast and secure

Instantly spin up in-browser terminals without downloads or port 22.

Free sandbox environments

Access sandbox environments and virtual machines at no cost, with no additional software.

Comprehensive Video Lessons

We take pride in creating content that prepares learners for real-world application. Whether training for your next certification, or your next career, we’ve got you covered.

"Linux Academy is way more than just videos. Between the cloud servers, hands-on labs, and everything else, it's just the best overall training platform I have ever used."
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Joe H DevOps System Administrator

Real-world application

Beyond practicing test questions, we believe in intentional training on real-world competencies.

In-depth and up-to-date

Relevant, comprehensive tools, always. Our content updates with every cloud advancement.

Integrated content

Learn by doing in real time to absorb more material faster and deeper.


Read along, search, and even download the text of any video lesson.

Linux Academy for Mobile

Stay on track to your goals, wherever you are, with our iOS and Adroid app. Stream lessons or download for later, offline use. Free from the App Store and Google Play.

"The app makes it easy for me to learn, wherever I am. It uses external storage so I can download the video lessons and quizzes to train during my long flights."
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Charles L Senior Solutions Architect


Community of Learners

Join our Training Architects and learners of all levels for shared advice and assistance, right when you need it.

"This was my go-to resource for getting a question answered in a way I could understand or getting the encouragement and direction I needed to push forward."
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Jeremy Dezotel Enterprise Sales Development

Full-Time Instruction

Our Training Architects are experts in their fields, dedicated to supporting your journey.

Community Forum

Get help, advice, and a bit of friendly competition in our vibrant community forum.

Support Center

Because learning is better together. Our Support team is here, ready to listen and help.

Flexible training tools

Build courses around your life, not the other way around.

Course Scheduler
Practice Exams & Quizzes

Course Scheduler

Stay on track and monitor progress by building your own custom schedule.

Practice Exams & Quizzes

Prepare for certifications and gauge learning with free practice material aligned to current exam standards.

Advance in your courses, advance in your career.

Your future self will thank you.

Containers for the Absolute Beginner

Certified Professional

Certificate of Completion

Learning Paths

Follow a series of courses & content, planned by Training Architects for specific career objectives and certifications.

Certification Training

Pass exams, faster with designated courses, Hands-On Labs, and practice exams.

Certificates of Completion

Complete a Course, Learning Path or Hands-On Lab to receive a Certificate of Completion (and bragging rights) for all your hard work.