Red Hat Enterprise Linux for SAP HANA Now Available on AWS

CTOvision

Just announced Red Hat Enterprise Linux for SAP HANA has expanded their availability to Amazon Web Services (AWS). Red Hat Enterprise Linux for SAP HANA offers an open, integrated and highly available platform. Enterprises can now leverage the stability, security and reliability of Red Hat Enterprise Linux and SAP HANA to run public cloud-based big data workloads. Terry Wise, vice president, Worldwide Partner Ecosystem, Amazon Web Services, Inc.

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Amazon Web Services to offer macOS on-demand in the cloud, in new appeal to Apple developers

GeekWire

Amazon Web Services will provide software developers with access to macOS on-demand in the cloud for the first time, promising to speed up the process and reduce the cost of making software for Apple’s computers and devices.

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Free Cloud Courses at Linux Academy — July 2019

Linux Academy

By adding free cloud training to our Community Membership, students can develop their Linux and Cloud skills even further. Members of the Linux Academy community come together and share their insights and questions. Stay tuned to the Linux Academy blog for details! Linux Academy Study Group July 2019: Symantec Threat Report Rundown. Linux Academy Free Courses in July. If you are new to our platform, make sure to start your journey with How to Use Linux Academy.

Customer Centricity at Amazon Web Services

All Things Distributed

AWS has built a reputation over the years for the breadth and depth of our services and the pace of our innovation with 280 features released in 2013. One area we don’t spend a lot of time discussing is the significant investments we’ve made in building a World Class Customer Service and Technical Support function. In 2012,AWS announced 159 new features and services. Our customers tell us that the service is 78% better than it was 3 years ago.

What’s Free at Linux Academy — May 2019

Linux Academy

By adding free cloud training to our Community Membership, students have the opportunity to develop their Linux and Cloud skills further. Each month, we will kick off our community content with a live study group allowing members of the Linux Academy community to come together and share their insights in order to learn from one another. Stay tuned to the Linux Academy blog for further details. Linux Study Group in May. What are AWS’s core services?

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Free Courses at Linux Academy – November 2019

Linux Academy

To continually support your mission to learn and grow, we are always adding new, free courses and resources for developing Linux and Cloud skills. Members of the Linux Academy community come together and share their insights and questions. Microsoft SQL Server on Linux Quick Start. How to Get a Linux Job. This course helps prepare you for applying for and successfully obtaining a Linux Job. Build Your Own Linux From Scratch.

What’s Free At Linux Academy June 2019

Linux Academy

By adding free cloud training to our Community Membership, students have the opportunity to develop their Linux and Cloud skills further. Each month we will kick off our community content with a live study group allowing members of the Linux Academy community to come together and share their insights in order to learn from one another. Stay tuned to the Linux Academy blog for further details. This course will dive into LXC (LinuX Containers) and its container manager, LXD.

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Learn AWS by Doing with New AWS Hands-On Training!

Linux Academy

AWS is one of the fastest growing cloud service platforms offered today. With engaging features like live AWS cloud sandboxes and servers, Interactive Diagrams, Hands-On Labs in live cloud environments, customizable flashcards, study groups, direct access to our expert Training Architects, downloadable Course videos, and more, Linux Academy is the #1 cloud training platform that helps you learn AWS by doing. appeared first on Linux Academy Blog.

AWS Careers: On the Road to All 9 AWS Certifications

Linux Academy

I had the pleasure of speaking with one of our amazing students about his experience training for AWS certifications on Linux Academy. My job encompasses supporting Linux and VMware on physical servers. Basically, using the tools within AWS, we create service profiles within the accounts and restrict what services they can and can’t use. So how has training at Linux Academy helped you? I really like the quick start courses that Linux Academy has.

AWS Summit Sydney & The After Party!

Linux Academy

The Linux Academy team is headed down under to attend the AWS Summit in Sydney, Australia. We will be showcasing our newest AWS content, and the latest & greatest features of Linux Academy for Business. RSVP to join the Linux Academy team as we recap the AWS Summit, share new learnings, and network with fellow Amazon Web Services fanatics! appeared first on Linux Academy Blog.

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Lowering TCO | Maximizing Business Value with AWS

Linux Academy

In this blog series, I’ve covered how organizations that adopt Amazon Web Services empower themselves to drive measurable business success through cost savings , cost avoidance, and operational resilience , with dramatic reductions in downtime, improved resource efficiency at the task level, and greatly enhanced business agility. Moving to AWS abstracts away the majority of these costs, replacing them with services that can automate them while drastically reducing costs.

What’s Free at Linux Academy — May 2019

Linux Academy

By adding free cloud training to our Community Membership, students have the opportunity to develop their Linux and Cloud skills further. Each month, we will kick off our community content with a live study group allowing members of the Linux Academy community to come together and share their insights in order to learn from one another. Stay tuned to the Linux Academy blog for further details. Linux Study Group in May. What are AWS’s core services?

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Workforce Productivity | Maximizing Business Value with AWS

Linux Academy

In the previous articles in this series, I’ve discussed the value proposition of cloud computing and how organizations leverage Amazon Web Services to improve their business agility and operational resilience. Also consider automated services for coding – the AWS microservices architecture. This is a suite of service-oriented, loosely-coupled, and independently updatable, self-contained AWS services, working seamlessly together via APIs.

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What’s Free At Linux Academy February 2019

Linux Academy

By adding free cloud training to our Community Membership, students have the opportunity to develop their Linux and Cloud skills further. Each month we will kick off our community content with a live study group allowing members of the Linux Academy community to come together and share their insights in order to learn from one another. Stay tuned to the Linux Academy blog for further details. This course will dive into LXC (LinuX Containers) and its container manager, LXD.

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Operational Resilience in the Cloud | Maximizing Business Value with AWS

Linux Academy

Automation enables the ability to manage services from end-to-end, such as infrastructure support, infrastructure security availability. Enhance your security and governance by automatically checking the configuration of Amazon Web Services resources. Leverage AWS automation and tools available to you to mitigate the most severe security risks, and resist or eliminate denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks. Operational Resilience in the Cloud.

Lowering TCO | Maximizing Business Value with AWS

Linux Academy

In this blog series, I’ve covered how organizations that adopt Amazon Web Services empower themselves to drive measurable business success through cost savings , cost avoidance, and operational resilience , with dramatic reductions in downtime, improved resource efficiency at the task level, and greatly enhanced business agility. Moving to AWS abstracts away the majority of these costs, replacing them with services that can automate them while drastically reducing costs.

Lowering TCO | Maximizing Business Value with AWS

Linux Academy

In this blog series, I’ve covered how organizations that adopt Amazon Web Services empower themselves to drive measurable business success through cost savings , cost avoidance, and operational resilience , with dramatic reductions in downtime, improved resource efficiency at the task level, and greatly enhanced business agility. Moving to AWS abstracts away the majority of these costs, replacing them with services that can automate them while drastically reducing costs.

AWS Summit New York-Review

Linux Academy

Since it’s inception, Linux Academy has always stood behind this mission: change the lives of our learners. When I studied with Linux Academy, I as well as my entire team passed!” But what I didn’t know, and still can’t fully comprehend, is that the most intriguing, uplifting, and inspiring conversations, all came from Linux Academy learners. Only part of the Linux Academy crew that came to meet learners! Amazon Web Services Linux Academy

What’s New With CloudFormation?

Linux Academy

So although I had some good experience with CloudFormation before arriving at Linux Academy, there’s nothing like troubleshooting and validating labs as a learning experience. But a great addition to the course will be the inclusion of Linux Academy’s interactive diagrams. Examples would be quick lookups and code snippets on specific services such as an S3 Bucket. And like all Linux Academy courses, there will be Labs, Labs, and more Labs !

Using Vault to generate dynamic IAM users in AWS with Cloud Playground

Linux Academy

In this tutorial, we’re going to show you how to install Vault on a development CentOS 7 server hosted by Linux Academy. W e’re going to use that installation to generate dynamic AWS IAM users and policies in a sandbox AWS environment , also hosted by Linux Academy , through the Cloud Playground. All of this will be done at no additional cost to you , with a paid Linux Academy membership. Amazon Web Services Cloud Playground DevOps Linux Linux Academy Security

Cost Avoidance and Operational Costs | Maximizing Business Value with AWS

Linux Academy

Customers can start or stop using a service at any time, and no long-term contracts are required. Make sure your staff are properly prepared with hands-on training from Linux Academy. With a Linux Academy For Business Account , you can: Increase your IT team’s efficiency. View this flyer to learn more about Linux Academy for Business or read about all of the latest business features here. Amazon Web Services Linux Academy cost avoidance operational costs

AWS Summit New York-Review

Linux Academy

Since it’s inception, Linux Academy has always stood behind this mission: change the lives of our learners. When I studied with Linux Academy, I as well as my entire team passed!” But what I didn’t know, and still can’t fully comprehend, is that the most intriguing, uplifting, and inspiring conversations, all came from Linux Academy learners. Only part of the Linux Academy crew that came to meet learners! Amazon Web Services Linux Academy

Online Testing Helps You Get AWS Certified From Anywhere

Linux Academy

The post Online Testing Helps You Get AWS Certified From Anywhere appeared first on Linux Academy. Amazon Web Services AnnouncementsRecently, AWS announced all exams will now be online-proctored exams. -a a huge win for our global community of at-home learners. It’s important to note that online exams are virtually monitored to ensure the integrity and credibility of the test.

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What’s New With CloudFormation?

Linux Academy

So although I had some good experience with CloudFormation before arriving at Linux Academy, there’s nothing like troubleshooting and validating labs as a learning experience. But a great addition to the course will be the inclusion of Linux Academy’s interactive diagrams. Examples would be quick lookups and code snippets on specific services such as an S3 Bucket. And like all Linux Academy courses, there will be Labs, Labs, and more Labs !

Scheduling Amazon DynamoDB Backups with Lambda, Python, and Boto3

Linux Academy

Select type of trusted entity: AWS service. Choose the service that will use this role: Lambda. The post Scheduling Amazon DynamoDB Backups with Lambda, Python, and Boto3 appeared first on Linux Academy Blog. Amazon Web Services Linux Academy Tutorials aws boto3 cloudwatch CloudWatch Events dynamodb lambda Python Python 3Let’s assume you want to take a backup of one of your DynamoDB tables each day.

Learner Spotlight: Jennifer Bergstrom

Linux Academy

At re: Invent 2019, we sat down with Jennifer (Jenn) Bergstrom, Software Engineer, and Linux Academy learner. Jenn is a passionate and active member of the Linux Academy community. Hear more from her below: Q: Where did your training with Linux Academy start? I needed to up my skills for the work that I was doing and needed a great resource, and Linux Academy stood out. A: There’s a couple of things I really liked about Linux Academy.

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Using SQS with Lambda | AWS DevOps Pro

Linux Academy

The new exam has a few new wrinkles and I’ve been working feverishly to update the existing Linux Academy AWS DevOps Pro Certification course. Lambda is an event-driven service and can be triggered by any number of events from many different Event Sources. The Lambda Execution Role grants your Lambda Function permissions to access AWS Services. The post Using SQS with Lambda | AWS DevOps Pro appeared first on Linux Academy Blog.

Learner Spotlight: Gabriel Koo

Linux Academy

Gabriel Koo is a Principal DevSecOps Engineer, holds multiple AWS certifications and is a proud Linux Academy learner. Gabriel first started training with Linux Academy training when his previous employer needed to meet new criteria. After comparing multiple options, Gabriel chose Linux Academy to help him achieve AWS certification. “ Linux Academy, together with my on-the-job training, turned me into a DevSecOps engineer within two months.

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An Inside Look At AWS Secrets Manager vs Parameter Store

Linux Academy

Secrets Manager is a service that helps you protect access to your applications, services, and IT resources. This service enables you to easily rotate, manage, and retrieve database credentials, API keys, and other secrets throughout their lifecycle. Using Secrets Manager, you can secure, audit, and manage secrets used to access resources in the AWS Cloud, on third-party services, and on-premises. KMS is a managed service that enables you to easily encrypt your data.

AWS Lambda Versioning and Aliases

Linux Academy

As I detailed in a previous blog post, I’m continuing to update the Linux Academy AWS DevOps Pro certification course. The post AWS Lambda Versioning and Aliases appeared first on Linux Academy Blog. Amazon Web Services amazon web services aws aws lambda Lambda Aliases lambda version serverless concepts YAMLThe course has three new sections (and Lambda Versioning and Aliases plays an important part in the Lambda section): Deployment Pipelines.

The Linux Migration: Corporate Collaboration, Part 1

Scott Lowe

One major aspect of my migration to Linux as my primary desktop OS is how well it integrates with corporate communication and collaboration systems. In fact, a number of folks have indicated that this is the only thing keeping them from migrating to Linux. Because corporate e-mail is such an important part of how people communicate these days, it’s a fairly significant concern when thinking of migrating to Linux. Exchange Web Services (EWS).

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Learn DevOps by Doing with New DevOps Hands-On Training!

Linux Academy

Who should take this course: We suggest these prerequisites before taking this course: Kubernetes Essentials , LPI Linux Essentials , DevOps Essentials , and Essential Container Concepts. Who should take this course: You should have a basic understanding of the Linux command line and an understanding of yaml syntax. Linux Academy Red Hat Certified Specialist in OpenShift Administration (ex280 v3.9) appeared first on Linux Academy Blog.

Are AWS Certifications Worth It?

Linux Academy

The training required to pass AWS certifications, when done correctly, can give you a much deeper understanding of the major AWS services, tools, and best practices. So if you have an AWS certification, and you also have a micro certification from Linux Academy for completing a lab, hiring managers get validation that you actually know what you are doing. The people Linux Academy hires are those that have spent the hours training for the certification exam.

The Linux Migration: Corporate Collaboration, Part 3

Scott Lowe

In discussing support for corporate communication and collaboration systems as part of my Linux migration, I’ve so far covered e-mail in part 1 and calendaring in part 2. GNOME Calendar, although it offers basic Exchange Web Services (EWS) support, does not support meeting invitations, looking up attendees, free/busy information, etc. As far as I know, there is no native WebEx client for Linux. GoToMeeting and its variants don’t run on Linux at all.

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How to Increase AWS Certifications by 50% | Rackspace Case Study

Linux Academy

Rackspace is a global leader in IT services that helps businesses tap into the power of cloud computing and provides managed hosting services across public and private clouds. “Rackers” (Rackspace employees) deliver expert advice and integrated managed services across public and private clouds, managed hosting, and enterprise applications. Linux Academy Helps Standardize Cloud Training Globally. Linux Academy client since August 2015.

The Linux Migration: Corporate Collaboration, Part 2

Scott Lowe

This post is part 2 in a series of posts describing how I’ve integrated my Fedora Linux laptop into my employer’s corporate communication and collaboration systems. This means that Linux users like me are left with only a few options: You can use Mozilla Thunderbird with the Lightning add-on , but you’ll also need an Exchange provider. You can use GNOME Calendar (which leverages the Evolution back-end along with Evolution’s support for Exchange Web Services [EWS]).

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Free Courses at Linux Academy — August 2019

Linux Academy

Our free cloud training allows students to begin developing their Linux and Cloud skills. Visit the Linux Academy Booth at Black Hat or find Ell at any of the other Hacker Summer Camp events! Likewise, the materials covered will equip you with hands-on experience of various AWS services dealing with encryption, monitoring, and auditing. Kali Linux Deep Dive – In this course, you will learn how to find the vulnerabilities in frameworks like Metasploit, BeEF, SET, etc.

Business Agility in the Cloud | Maximizing Business Value with AWS

Linux Academy

If your business needs qualified professionals to help mitigate the risks involved in migrating to the cloud, make sure your staff are properly prepared with hands-on training from Linux Academy. With a Linux Academy For Business Account, you can: Increase your IT team’s efficiency. Learn more about Linux Academy for Business – new platform updates coming in April to help you manage multicloud training at scale!

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Learn DevOps by Doing with New DevOps Hands-On Training!

Linux Academy

Who should take this course: We suggest these prerequisites before taking this course: Kubernetes Essentials , LPI Linux Essentials , DevOps Essentials , and Essential Container Concepts. Who should take this course: You should have a basic understanding of the Linux command line and an understanding of yaml syntax. Linux Academy Red Hat Certified Specialist in OpenShift Administration (ex280 v3.9) appeared first on Linux Academy.

Preparing for AWS re:Invent 2019

Linux Academy

Before joining the team at Linux Academy I worked for AWS Premium Support, and prior to that, I worked for a local university for almost a decade. I used the Linux Academy course -which was then taught by our Founder and CEO, Anthony James. To prepare, I took the practice exam that’s currently available in our AWS Certified Solution Architect – Associate course and reviewed any services or features that I clearly didn’t understand well enough, or had not seen before.

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Learn DevOps by Doing with New DevOps Hands-On Training!

Linux Academy

Who should take this course: We suggest these prerequisites before taking this course: Kubernetes Essentials , LPI Linux Essentials , DevOps Essentials , and Essential Container Concepts. Who should take this course: You should have a basic understanding of the Linux command line and an understanding of yaml syntax. Linux Academy Red Hat Certified Specialist in OpenShift Administration (ex280 v3.9) appeared first on Linux Academy.

Learn by Doing with Hands-On DevOps Training Courses

Linux Academy

Hands-On DevOps Courses from Linux Academy. You’ll be able to build your own Kafka cluster using Linux Academy servers, which will help your understanding and provide you with real-world examples. Who should take this course: We suggest you take our Big Data Essentials and Linux Essentials courses before taking this course. Who should take this course: You should have general Linux administration experience and a basic familiarity with Apache, Nginx, and MySQL.

Cloud Computing’s Value Proposition | Maximizing Business Value with AWS

Linux Academy

Amazon Web Services’ broad portfolio of solutions and services empower organizations to drive measurable business success including cost savings, cost avoidance, and operational resilience, with dramatic reductions in downtime, improved resource efficiency at the task level and greatly enhanced business agility. Make sure your staff are properly prepared with hands-on training from Linux Academy.

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