LFCS & Linux on Azure Training Courses during Open Source Summit North America

LFCS & Linux on Azure Training Courses during Open Source Summit North America

Open Source Summit North America is the leading conference for developers, architects and other technologists – as well as open source community and industry leaders – to collaborate, share information, learn about the latest technologies and gain a competitive advantage by using innovative open solutions.

During this event numerous co-located events will offer attendees additional opportunities for learning and collaboration.

The Linux Foundation training partner, ITGilde, is hosting 2 parallel training tracks for LFCS and Linux on Azure.

You can register for individual modules or register for 4 modules and choose to attend modules in the same or different tracks.
 

LFCS Track – delivered by Sander van Vugt

The Linux Foundation Certified System Administrator Track prepares you for the LFCS exam in just 2 days.

Wednesday – August 29
 

Module 1 (AM): Getting Started with Linux and LFCS

This module addresses novice Linux users who would like guidance in getting started with Linux and LFCS.

Topics Covered:

  • Installing Linux
  • Using Essential Commands
  • The Linux File System Hierarchy and using Mounts

 

Module 2 (PM): Advanced LFCS Topics, Part 1

In this module, advanced LFCS topics will be discussed, including user and permission management.

Topics Covered:

  • User Management
  • Permission Management
  • The Linux Boot Procedure
  • Linux Networking

 
Wednesday – August 29

Module 3 (AM): Advanced LFCS Topics, Part 2

In this module, advanced LFCS topics will be discussed, including storage management (partitions, LVM, RAID)

Topics Covered:

  • Managing disk partitions
  • Working with LVM storage
  • Managing encrypted storage
  • Working with RAID devices

 

Module 4 (PM): Sample LFCS Exam

In this module, you’ll work through a sample exam and the exam questions/ solutions will be discussed.

 

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Linux on Azure Track – delivered by Frederik Vos

The Linux on Azure Track prepares you for managing LInux on Azure, with a heavy focus on Linux-specifics of managing Azure cloud.
Wednesday – August 29
 

Module 1 (AM): Getting Started with Azure

In this module, you will learn how to set up an Azure account, work with Azure shell, and deploy your first instances on Azure.

Topics Covered:

  • Setting up an Azure account
  • Azure Architecture
  • Access to Azure with command-line interfaces

 

Module 2 (PM): Using Containers in Azure

This module introduces Docker and explains how Azure can be used to deploy and manage Docker containers.

Topics Covered:

  • Introduction to container virtualization and microservices
  • Docker Basics
  • Docker Tooling
  • Kubernetes Basics
  • Azure Kubernetes Services
  • Azure Container Registry

 
Thursday – August 30

Module 3 (AM): Using Configuration Management in an Azure Environment

In this module, you will learn how to use Ansible configuration management in an Azure environment to manage Linux and other cloud resources in Azure.

Topics Covered:

  • Introduction to Configuration management and Ansible
  • Managing the inventory
  • Writing Ansible playbooks
  • Using Ansible roles
  • Ansible and Azure Integration

 

Module 4 (PM): Troubleshooting Linux in Azure

In this module, you’ll learn how to use Linux and Azure tools to troubleshoot Linux in an Azure environment.

Topics Covered:

  • Logging in Linux
  • Log management in Azure
  • Linux troubleshooting: boot process
  • Linux troubleshooting: acces
  • Support + troubleshooting settings
  • Using the troubleshoot blade
  • Azure advisor

 

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Register for individual modules or for 4 modules

To allow you to spend your time efficiently during the event, we have organized the tracks in four modules. You can register for individual modules or register for 4 modules (see pricing below). You don’t have to take all modules in the same track. Modules 1 and 2 of each track will be hosted on Wednesday, August 29. Modules 3 and 4 of each track will be hosted on Thursday, August 30.

All modules are bring-your-own-laptop. After registration, you will receive additional information on how to set p your laptop to attend these classes.

The training courses are led by Sander van Vugt and Frederik Vos. Sander is a best-selling author of more than 60 books and 25 video courses about Linux. Frederik is working on his first book about managing Linux in Azure environments.
 

Registration Costs

Individual Modules: $89 each
Four Modules: $299
 

Dates & Times

Date: Wednesday, August 29 & Thursday, August 30
Times:
Wednesday, August 29
Module 1 Part 1: 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Module 1 Part 2: 1:15 – 2:45 pm
Module 2 – 3:00 – 6:00 pm

Thursday, August 30
Module 3 Part 1: 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Module 3 Part 2: 1:15 – 2:45 pm
Module 4 – 3:00 – 6:00 pm

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About the Authors

Sander van Vugt is an authorized Linux Foundation instructor, as well as an author for Pearson Education. He has authored best-selling video courses, such as Red Hat Systems Administration (RHCSA) with virtual machines, Linux Foundation Certified System Administrator (LFCS) and Getting Started with Kubernetes LiveLessons.

Frederik Vos is an authorized Linux Foundation instructor, as well as an author for Packt publishing. He is currently working on a book about managing Linux on Azure, and he is specialized in Virtualization.
 

About ITGilde

ITGilde is a Linux Foundation training partner in EMEA, with a total of six certified Linux Foundation instructors that have delivered courses around the world. ITGilde also develops courseware for Linux Foundation, such as the LFS 305 course.
 

About OSS NA 2018

Open Source Summit connects the open source ecosystem under one roof. It covers cornerstone open source technologies; helps ecosystem leaders to navigate open source transformation with the Diversity Empowerment Summit and tracks on business and compliance; and delves into the newest technologies and latest trends touching open source, including networking, cloud-native, edge computing, AI and much more. It is an extraordinary opportunity for cross-pollination between the developers, sysadmins, DevOps professionals and IT architects driving the future of technology. More about the summit
 

 

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