Enterprise IT & Linux System Administration Training

Among the chief reasons the adoption of Linux in the server market continues to grow are the total cost of ownership, technical superiority and security. A portion of the growth can also be attributed to Linux’s dominance in emerging cloud infrastructures.

The Linux Foundation recognized that this growth created demand for in-person and online IT training for Linux system administration professionals. Our comprehensive Linux best practices courses are the best way for system administrators to get the advanced Linux system administration training and Linux security training they need to keep their IT infrastructure secure and operating at optimal levels.

Course ID Title Duration
Course ID:LFS101 Introduction to Linux

Linux powers 94% of the world’s supercomputers, most of the servers powering the Internet, the majority of financial trades worldwide and a billion Android devices. In short, Linux is everywhere. It appears in many different architectures, from mainframes to server to desktop to mobile and on a staggeringly wide variety of hardware. This free self-paced course will teach you how to develop a good working knowledge of Linux using both the graphical interface and command line.

Duration:Unlimited
Course ID:LFS132 Introduction to Cloud Foundry and Cloud Native Software Architecture

This hands-on workshop will teach you how to deploy and manage applications on Cloud Foundry. Grow from novice to knowledge-hound in your spare time!

Duration:Unlimited
Course ID:LFS151 Introduction to Cloud Infrastructure Technologies

As companies become increasingly dependent on cloud infrastructure to deliver products and services as efficiently as possible, it can be overwhelming to keep up with all the technologies available today. This free, self-paced course will give you a fundamental understanding of today’s top open source cloud technology options.

Duration:Unlimited
Course ID:LFS152 Introduction to OpenStack

Get an in-depth primer on OpenStack, the leading cloud computing platform, directly from The Linux Foundation, the leader in professional open source management and the platform provider for the Certified OpenStack Administrator exam.

Duration:Unlimited
Course ID:LFS158 Introduction to Kubernetes

Want to learn Kubernetes? Get an in-depth primer on this powerful system for managing containerized applications in a clustered environment.

Course ID:LFS161 Introduction to DevOps: Transforming and Improving Operations

This course aims to help you develop a good working knowledge of the concept of DevOps, covering the foundation, principles, and practices of DevOps. This course will focus on the successful patterns used by high performance organizations over the past 10 years.

Duration:Unlimited
Course ID:LFS163 Introduction to ONAP: Complete Network Automation

Learn how the ONAP platform uses SDN and NFV to orchestrate and automate physical and virtual network services to help network operators accelerate time to market while reducing OpEx. Start your own ONAP journey here!

Duration:Unlimited
Course ID:LFS164 NFV Acceleration: An Introduction to OPNFV

Learn how Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) is moving the industry from fixed-function, proprietary devices to flexible, software-driven environments, and how OPNFV (Open Platform for NFV) can help make the transition easier.

Duration:Unlimited
Course ID:LFS171 Blockchain for Business - An Introduction to Hyperledger Technologies

Blockchain for Business - An Introduction to Hyperledger Technologies Blockchain for Business - An Introduction to Hyperledger Technologies A primer to blockchain and distributed ledger technologies. Learn how to start building blockchain applications with Hyperledger frameworks.

Duration:Unlimited
Course ID:LFS201 Essentials of Linux System Administration

Linux is the #1 operating system for web servers, cloud computing, smart phones and consumer electronics. Due to its rapid adoption, there's a shortage of Linux system administrators. According to the 2015 Linux Jobs Report, "the unstoppable Linux job market shows no sign of slowing down." The Linux Foundation has created a career entry training and certification path that is 100% online, highly respected and exceptionally affordable.

This course is excellent preparation for the Linux Foundation Certified System Administrator (LFCS) exam.

This is the self-paced version of LFS301 Linux System Administration.

Duration:1 year access
Course ID:LFS201-Esp Fundamentos de Administración de Sistemas Linux

Linux es el sistema operativo nº. 1 para servidores web, computación en Cloud, smart phones y electrónica de consumo. Debido a su rápida adopción, existe una escasez de administradores de sistemas Linux. Según el Informe laboral de Linux de 2015, "el imparable mercado laboral de Linux no muestra señales de desaceleración". La Fundación Linux ha creado una ruta de capacitación profesional inicial y certificación que está disponible en un 100% en línea, goza de una gran reputación y resulta excepcionalmente asequible.

Duration:1 year access
Course ID:LFS205 Administering Linux on Azure

Microsoft reports that over 40% of VMs in Azure run Linux – and that share is only growing. This course will bring you up to speed on deploying Linux on Azure. It contains a thorough introduction of essential Linux system administration skills, and discusses containers and virtualization. It also goes into depth on administering Linux on Azure and use of the important tools required to maintain deployment.

Duration:1 year access
Course ID:LFS211 Linux Networking and Administration

Get the skills you need to get certified and work as a Linux systems engineer. This 100% online self-paced course walks you through everything you need to know to pass the Linux Foundation Certified Engineer exam and advance your IT career in Linux.

This course is excellent preparation for the Linux Foundation Certified Engineer (LFCE) exam.

This is the self-paced version of LFS311 Advanced Linux Networking and Administration.

Duration:1 Year Access
Course ID:LFS216 Linux Security Fundamentals
After completing this course you will be able to assess your current security needs, evaluate your current security readiness and implement security options as required. Everyone involved with any security related tasks including implementation technicians, developers and managers will gain additional expertise from this course.
Duration:1 year access
Course ID:LFS252 OpenStack Administration Fundamentals

OpenStack is growing at an unprecedented rate, and there is incredible demand for individuals who have experience managing this cloud platform. With 40-50 hours of coursework and on-demand labs, this online self-paced training course will teach you everything you need to know to administer private and public clouds with OpenStack.

This course is excellent preparation for the Certified OpenStack Administrator exam from the OpenStack Foundation.

This is the self-paced version of LFS452 Essentials of OpenStack Administration.

Duration:1 year access
Course ID:LFS253 Containers Fundamentals

This course will teach you how to do container and image operations with different container runtimes, manage network and storage (volumes) with containers, build and run multi-container applications with Docker, Docker APIs, etc.

Duration:1 year access
Course ID:LFS254 Containers for Developers and Quality Assurance

This course will show you how Developers and Quality Assurance Engineers can automate and streamline their processes with Docker.

Duration:1 year access
Course ID:LFS258 Kubernetes Fundamentals

This course will give you a strong operating knowledge of Kubernetes, including how to deploy a containerized application and manipulating resources via the API. This course maps directly to the requirements for the Kubernetes Certified Administrator certification and will prepare you for the exam.

Duration:1 year access
Course ID:LFS261 Implementing Continuous Delivery
DevOps is changing the way applications are built, tested, and deployed. This course will give you a basic knowledge of the process, patterns and tools used in building and managing a Continuous Implementation/Continuous Delivery pipeline. The included lab exercises will give the student the basic setup and configuration knowledge of how to setup a multiple language pipeline.
Duration:1 year access
Course ID:LFS263 ONAP Fundamentals

Learn about the fundamentals of the Linux Foundation ONAP project and how it can help transform the management and orchestration of your NFV and SDN services from fixed-function, proprietary devices to flexible, software-driven environments. Solidify your learning of ONAP with self-paced labs!

Get 50% off this $199 course while it's available for presale!* Promotion ends when the course becomes generally available on May 23, 2018.

*promotional price limited to individual purchases or groups of no more than 5.

Duration:1 Year Access
Course ID:LFS264 OPNFV Fundamentals

Learn about the fundamentals of the Linux Foundation OPNFV project and how it can help accelerate your Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) transformation from fixed-function, proprietary devices to flexible, software-driven environments. Solidify your learning of OPNFV with self-paced labs!

Get 50% off this $199 course while it's available for presale!* Promotion ends when the course becomes generally available on May 23, 2018.

*promotional price limited to individual purchases or groups of no more than 5.

Duration:1 Year Access
Course ID:LFS265 Software Defined Networking Fundamentals

This course is designed to provide network administrators and engineers, as well as system administrators who want to move into networking, with the skills necessary to maintain an SDN deployment in a virtual networking environment.

Duration:1 year access
Course ID:LFS300 Fundamentals of Linux

Linux powers 94% of the world’s supercomputers, most of the servers powering the Internet, the majority of financial trades worldwide and a billion Android devices. In short, Linux is everywhere. This instructor-led course will give you a good working knowledge of Linux, from both a graphical and command line perspective, allowing you to easily navigate through any of the major Linux distributions.

Duration:4 Days
Course ID:LFS301 Linux System Administration

Linux system administration is one of the most in-demand skills in IT. Whether you're looking for expert test prep for the Linux Foundation Certified System Administration certification, need training to help start a new Linux IT career, transition to Linux from another platform, or you're just brushing up on your sysadmin skills, this course will teach you what you need to know.

This course is excellent preparation for the Linux Foundation Certified System Administration (LFCS) exam.

Looking for a self-paced version? Get LFS201 Essentials of System Administration for $299!

Duration:4 Days
Course ID:LFS305 Deploying and Managing Linux on Azure

This course is designed to Microsoft Professionals up to speed on deploying Linux on Azure. It contains a thorough introduction to Essential Linux System Administration, as well as discussing containers and virtualization. It goes into depth on administering Linux on Azure and use of the important tools required to maintain deployment.

Duration:4 Days
Course ID:LFS311 Advanced Linux System Administration and Networking

The need for sysadmins with advanced administration and networking skills has never been greater, and competition for people with experience is fierce. Whether you're looking for expert test prep for the Linux Foundation Certified Engineer certification, need training to help transition to Linux from other platforms, or you're just brushing up on these vital admin and networking skills, this course will teach you what you need to know.

This course is excellent preparation for the Linux Foundation Certified Engineer (LFCE) exam.

Looking for a self-paced version? Get LFS211 Linux Networking and Administration for $299!

Duration:4 Days
Course ID:LFS416 Linux Security

Security is always a concern, and with major security holes like Shellshock and Heartbleed being announced regularly, it’s more critical than ever to secure the data you are liable for. This course will walk you through the many risks and threats that exist, show you how to use best practices and other open-source tools to mitigate or counteract those threats, and teach you what you need to know to detect and recover from those attacks that do happen.

Duration:4 Days
Course ID:LFS422 High Availability Linux Architecture

Uptime is critical, and this course will teach you the concepts and tools you need to maintain an extremely high level of availability for you Linux servers, even under heavy load.

Duration:4 Days
Course ID:LFS426 Linux Performance Tuning

Keeping your Linux systems running optimally is a mission-critical function for most Linux IT professionals. This course will teach you the appropriate tools, subsystems, and techniques you need to get the best possible performance out of Linux.

Duration:4 Days
Course ID:LFS430 Linux Enterprise Automation

Automation is essential to running Linux in the enterprise effectively. Automation lets you minimize costs by reducing manual operations, helps ensure compliance across the data center, standardizes your software infrastructure and accelerates deployments for your bare-metal and cloud infrastructures. This course will teach you how to use automation to achieve these outcomes.

Duration:4 Days
Course ID:LFS452 Essentials of OpenStack Administration

OpenStack is growing at an unprecedented rate, and there is high demand for individuals who have experience managing this cloud platform. This course will teach you everything you need to know to create and manage private and public clouds with OpenStack. It is also excellent preparation for the Certified OpenStack Administrator exam (course fee includes one COA exam registration).

This course is excellent preparation for the Certified OpenStack Administrator exam from the OpenStack Foundation.

Looking for a self-paced version? Get LFS252 OpenStack Administration Essentials for $499!

Duration:4 Days
Course ID:LFS457 Advanced OpenStack Administration

Learn about internals of various vendor specific OpenStack distributions and their installations and setups from engineers who have contributed to OpenStack releases, deployed and configured several OpenStack distributions and have combined their knowledge in producing this course. This course caters to developers, deployers, and troubleshooters.

Duration:4 Days
Course ID:LFS458 Kubernetes Administration

This course covers the core concepts typically used to build and administer a Kubernetes cluster in production, using vendor-independent tools. We build a cluster, determine network configuration, grow the cluster, deploy applications and configure the storage, security and other objects necessary for typical use. This course offers exposure to the many skills necessary to administer Kubernetes in a production environment.

This course is excellent preparation for the Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKA) exam.

Looking for a self-paced version? Get LFS258 Kubernetes Fundamentals for $299!

Duration:4 Days
Course ID:LFS462 Open Source Virtualization

Learn KVM from the ground up with a focus on QEMU and libvirt, as well as Xen. By the end of this course, you will understand how these and other related open source components can be assembled to create a virtual IT infrastructure. There is a focus on practical deployment skills, securing the virtual infrastructure, and administering solutions. There will also be detailed material about using containers. There are low-level lab exercises focused on virtual images and snapshots, deployment, VM creation and maintenance, integration with networking infrastructure, device pass-through and more.

Duration:4 Days
Course ID:LFS465 Software Defined Networking with OpenDaylight

This two day course is a condensed and intensive version of our soon to be offered full four-day class.

SDN (Software Defined Networking) abstracts networking infrastructure away from the actual physical equipment. This allows network system administrators to maintain the networking environment across mulitple vendors and hardware, and operating systems and versions. This course is designed to provide Developers and advanced Network Engineers exposure to modeling in Open Source Software Defined Networking (SDN). We first discuss the context of SDN components then progress to show the code created through modeling in OpenDaylight. This course concludes by writing an application from scratch.

OpenDaylight is an open networking platform that enables SDN and constructs a solid foundation for NFV (Network Functions Virtualization) for all network sizes.

Duration:2 Days