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Course Descriptions // Linux and Open Source Training

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The course descriptions follow below.

LPI Linux 101

Completion Time: 50 hours
Course Structure: 31 Lessons, 30 Drills, 6 Quizzes, 1 Final Exam
Cost: USD $149
Course Description...

This course serves as a fast-paced and thorough introduction to the Linux operating system. It is intended for aspiring system and network administrators, or anyone else who wants to learn the nuts and bolts of Linux.

The course features extensive Linux simulations. You learn by doing, gaining valuable hands-on experience as you work to get a Linux server up and running. The skills you gain can be directly applied in enterprise computing environments.

The course also maps directly to the LPI Linux 101 exam objectives, so you can easily monitor your progress and your exam preparation status. There are hundreds of practice exam questions throughout, to ensure that you get thoroughly prepared, and the course concludes with a full-blown LPI Exam 101 simulation.

LPI Linux 102

Completion Time: 50 hours
Course Structure: 22 Lessons, 21 Drills, 6 Quizzes, 1 Final Exam
Cost: USD $149
Course Description...

This course builds on our "LPI Linux 101" course, fleshing out some of the more advanced Linux system administration knowledge and preparing you to ace the second exam needed to achieve LPIC-1 certification.

As in our other Linux courses, you work extensively on real-world simulations, so you gain the hands-on experience needed to succeed out in the field. By the end, you will have some of the most powerful Linux-related skills under your belt.

The course also maps directly to the LPI Linux 102 exam objectives, so you can be sure that you are thoroughly prepared. There are literally hundreds of practice exam questions sprinkled throughout the course, and it concludes with a full-blown LPI Exam 102 simulation.

Linux LPIC-1: Complete Certification Package

Completion Time: 100 hours
Overal Layout: 68 Lessons, 66 Drills, 16 Quizzes, 2 Exams
Cost: USD $250
Course Description...

Note: Braini Academic's certification packages include ALL applicable e-learning courses needed to earn your certification, sold at a discounted package rate.

This is a complete training package to prepare you to achieve the status of Linux Professional Institute Certification Level 1 (LPIC-1), the premier vendor-neutral Linux certification geared towards core system administration skills. By completing this LPIC-1 curriculum, you will be prepared to pass the LPI exams and earn a professional IT certification in Linux.

This package includes 2 total courses: LPI Linux 101 and the follow-up LPI Linux 102 course.

Introduction to Open Source

Completion Time: 15 hours
Course Structure: 5 Lessons, 4 Quizzes, 1 Final Exam
Cost: USD $50
Course Description...

Open source technologies are reshaping the 21st century technology landscape in countless ways. From electronics and the Internet, to entertainment, education, and government... open source is redefining what it means to collaborate and innovate in our modern world.

This course serves as a fast-paced yet immersive and colorful account of the modern open source movement. Students take a tour of the main open source tools for Internet-based communications, working with documents, multimedia, graphics and web design, and more. The course includes a step-by-step guide to installing and using the "Ubuntu" Linux operating system, and a series of hands-on exercises that demonstrate open source in action.

Along the way, students learn about the evolution of open source, some of the many fascinating characters involved, and where it's all being used out in the real world of high-tech, movies, videogames, schools, governments, intelligence agencies, healthcare, research institutes, etc. The course concludes with a look at the trends that will shape the future of open source and the Internet in general.

Linux Network Engineering

Completion Time: 30 hours
Course Structure: 12 Lessons, 12 Drills, 1 Final Exam
Cost: USD $75
Course Description...

These days, the combination of Linux and networking experience is in extremely high demand, and technicians with both skillsets command very high salaries. The Linux operating system has powerful networking capabilities and can even replace expensive equipment from the likes of Cisco. Just ask Google, which runs on vast Linux server farms.

Our "Linux Network Engineering" course will teach you the most vital of Linux networking skills. The course uses innovative scenario-based learning techniques, where you work on simulations in real-world business IT scenarios. You will implement Linux network solutions for a fictional but realistic company, an interactive marketing agency with offices in Los Angeles and New York City.

The course uses visual aids, animations, scenario-based learning techniques, some humor, and lots of hands-on work to create a truly unique learning experience. If you never thought technical learning could be fun, wait until you take this course!

By the end, you'll have gained some of the most valuable experience in the modern high-tech world, and the practical insights needed to apply it out in the field. This course serves as a perfect supplement to our LPI Linux courses, or as a powerful standalone learning experience.

Apache Web Server Essentials

Completion Time: 15 hours
Course Structure: 5 Lessons, 4 Quizzes, 1 Final Exam
Cost: USD $75
Course Description...

Learn how to manage the most popular web server platform in the world. This hands-on course teaches you all of the core skills needed for the day-to-day management of Apache web server systems.

You will learn how to install and verify the software, monitor web server operations, customize the configuration, set up new websites and virtual hosts, manage the active Apache modules, and much more. The course features a wealth of hands-on work, as you implement Apache on a Linux-based practice server and use it to set up several websites.

Students who complete this course are prepared to deploy and/or manage Apache-based web servers as either standalone systems or in the cloud.