The Linux Foundation is where Linux sysadmins and IT pros come to advance their careers and learn how to use open source technologies.

Build Your Open Source Skills

86% of tech pros say open source has advanced their careers

2017 Open Source Jobs Report, Dice and The Linux Foundation

Free Courses

Learn Hadoop, Cloud Foundry, Linux, OpenStack, Kubernetes and more, with our Massively Open Online Courses through EdX.

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Advanced Training

Get hands-on with Linux and other open source technologies at your own pace with online and instructor-led courses from The Linux Foundation.

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Tutorials

Solve a problem or quickly pick up a new skill with free tutorials on Linux.com, written by open source professionals, for open source professionals.

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Prove Your Open Source Skills

Prove to your peers, managers, and recruiters that your skills are sharp by earning a Linux Foundation certification. We offer prep courses and exams for many cutting-edge technologies – available to you anywhere, anytime, because we know you’re busy.

Linux

Certify as a SysAdmin or Engineer on the #1 operating system for web servers, cloud, smart phones and consumer electronics.

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Cloud Foundry

Update your cloud-native skills and deliver world-class apps with one of the highest paying tech skills according to Dice.com.

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Kubernetes

Kubernetes is quickly becoming the de facto standard to operate containerized applications at scale in the data center.

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OpenStack

The Linux Foundation has partnered on the only certification offered by the OpenStack Foundation.

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Azure

Get trained and certified on both Linux and Microsoft Azure for a lucrative career combo.

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Travel and Meet Other Open Source Users

The Linux Foundation’s events bring open source users and developers together to collaborate, solve problems, meet F2F, and have fun! This year The Linux Foundation and our projects will provide nearly half a million dollars in travel funds to support Linux and other open source communities.

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Events Worldwide

Attend the premiere events in open source including Open Source Summit, Embedded Linux Conference, Cloud Foundry Summit, Node Interactive, CloudNativeCon & KubeCon, APIstrat, and more.

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Open Source Pros Attend

Connect with other sysadmins and ops engineers and hear some of the world’s most successful companies like Amadeus, Amazon, China Mobile, Facebook, Google, and Netflix speak about how they use open source.

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Countries Represented

We offer travel funding and diversity scholarships so that open source developers with diverse backgrounds, from all over the world, can attend our events.

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Join an Open Source Project

More than 100 open source projects call The Linux Foundation home. These are some of the fastest-growing, most innovative, and industry-leading open source projects in the world. We value diversity and inclusiveness and make it easy for anyone to contribute.

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