Where Cloud Engineers Grow

Interview with Terry Cox

If you’ve ever taken a Linux Academy course, you’ve probably heard of Terry Cox. He’s a prolific course instructor who holds Linux Foundation and Red Hat Linux certifications, and has created hundreds of videos, teaching topics that range from Jenkins and Nagios to LPIC exam preparation. He also serves as the Vice President of Content

Women in Tech Awards 2017 – Manisha Sule

This year marked the fourth annual North Texas Women in Technology Awards. And we’re extremely proud to announce that Manisha Sule, our Director of Big Data Analytics, was chosen as an honoree. The Dallas Business Journal, who sponsor this award, honors women across all industries who are helping to make critical decisions in the development

Open Source Summit 2017 Recap

Last month, Linux Academy attended Open Source Summit North America, one of the biggest Linux events of the year. Some of the highlights included keynote talks by Jim Zemlin, executive director of the Linux Foundation, and Linus Torvalds, who needs no introduction. It was a busy few days, but events like these are incredibly important

Take the Cloud Assessments Challenge at re:Invent 2017

With over 1000 breakout sessions, huge keynotes, and exactly the kinds of after hours parties you’d expect from Las Vegas, AWS re:Invent is shaping up to be one of the biggest tech events of the year. If you’ve got your tickets and started planning how to spend your week, we’ve got one more item that you

How to build a serverless contact form on AWS

The contact form is critical to all websites, small and large. There are many services available to embed contact forms into your own website, but this tutorial is not about leveraging those services. Instead, it is about learning a handful of Amazon Web Services by focusing on the problem of creating our own contact form

Our AWS re:Invent predictions

It’s finally October, and AWS re:Invent 2017 is right around the corner. If you’ve already got tickets, you’ve probably started planning which talks to attend. If you haven’t gotten tickets, hopefully you’ve entered our giveaway! Either way, you’re trying to guess what AWS will announce at their biggest event of the year. We’re no different

4 ways the cloud is changing human resources

Cloud computing is becoming more widely adopted than ever by businesses of every size. Mom-and-pop companies and thousand-employee enterprises are migrating to the cloud, and the effects are felt across entire industries. The cloud isn’t just for engineers – it affects everyone in an organization. And perhaps more than any other area, the cloud is

The Cloud Assessments Podcast is now on iTunes

Looking for great discussion on the latest cloud news? Are you curious to hear what experts have to say about how the cloud is changing? We’ve got you covered. The Cloud Assessments Podcast, hosted by Thomas Haslett, Derek Morgan, and Rachel Craft, is our weekly show about how cloud computing is evolving. As of today,