The Linux Foundation has announced the availability of its new online training course, Fundamentals of Open Source IT and Cloud Computing (LFS200). LFS200 is designed for those new to the IT industry or considering starting an IT career as a system administrator or engineer. This course is ideal for users interested in advancing to the professional level through a gained understanding of critical concepts for modern IT systems, including cloud computing.
Topics covered include foundational knowledge of computer hardware, software, and operating systems, in addition to more specific concepts related to system administration, networking, troubleshooting, the internet, cloud, security, DevOps, project management, and open source software and licensing.
LFS200 also prepares participants for the Linux Foundation Certified IT Associate (LFCA) exam, which demonstrates to potential employers that a candidate possesses the requisite knowledge to be successful in an entry-level IT role.
LFS200 is available for immediate enrollment for $99, or bundled with the LFCA exam for $299.
In another development, the OpenChain Project has partnered with Linux Foundation Training & Certification to develop a free online training course, Introduction to Open Source License Compliance Management (LFC193), to communicate the basic concepts and approaches needed for an open source compliance program. Enrollment is open now.