Pick Your Path

Pick Your Path – Tools to Help You Choose

No matter where you’re at in your IT journey, we’ve got a range of courses that is constantly growing and includes something for everyone. This massive selection can be a challenge all it’s own, however, especially for students new to IT who¬†may not even know where to start! Luckily for you, the Linux Academy is here to help. We’ve got several tools to help you make a decision and know that everything you’re learning is another step on your journey in Linux and cloud computing expertise! (more…)

Announcing the Linux Foundation Certified System Administrator Course – v2.16 for 2016

As many of you already know, on February 2nd of 2016, the Linux Foundation updated their Linux Foundation Certified System Administrator Exam to version 2.16 of their core domains and competencies. Keeping with our close association and partnership with the Linux Foundation, we launched our updated certification preparation course reflecting the new version’s requirement on the same day. Let’s talk a bit about the differences.

Big Changes from Version 1

There are a number of big changes in the core competencies for exam v2.16 as compared to version 1. This exam now covers a wider array of topics at a greater depth than the original. Here are the new sections and their associated weighting in the new test:

  • Essential Commands – 25%
  • Operation of Running Systems – 20%
  • User and Group Management – 15%
  • Networking – 15%
  • Service Configuration – 10%
  • Storage Management – 10%
  • Virtualization – 5%

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