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Linux Academy Free Online Training

Cornell staff and faculty are invited to this online training. Linux Academy offers 1,200 hours of video content as well as labs for hands-on training. Major training categories include:

  • Cloud Providers

    • AWS

    • Azure

    • Google Cloud Platform

  • Linux

  • DevOps

  • Containers

  • OpenStack

  • BigData

Linux Academy also offers training specifically designed to help you achieve various certificates (e.g.,AWS Certified Solutions Architect).

Cornell has a license for 40 training seats that we rotate among Cornell staff and faculty. After 3 months, we may need to rotate you out of your seat, when rotating we will prioritize by the date that each person last used Linux Academy.

We recommend that you take advantage of the free 7-day trial Linux Academy offers to individual users to see if you think Linux Academy will fit your learning style. If so, then request a seat from us.

Request a seat Featured Training

Cornell students, staff, and faculty have access to free online training via You don't need to go back to school to learn the foundations of programming. Get started today with courses and videos!

Course: Computer Science Principles: Programming

Learn functions, values, variables, parameters, and every core concept you need to know.

Course: Computer Science Principles Lab: Java

Get hands-on with this Java lab to learn object-oriented programming while solidifying programming principles you learned.

Course: Learning C

Learn flow control, variables and other topics to get started. In addition, this course also introduces advanced concepts such as pointers and memory allocation.

Course: Learning Functional Programming with Javascript

Learn functional programming in JavaScript, array methods and callbacks, and more advanced concepts.

Cornell faculty, students, and staff have free, unlimited access to's online library of high-quality videos on the latest software tools and skills. When signing in use your NetID and password. Get started with

Skillsoft Featured Training

Cornell students, staff, and faculty have access to free online training via Skillsoft. From technical writing and customer service to delivering IT presentations, Skillsoft has all you need to win over your audience.

Course: Interacting with Customers

Learn positive and negative verbal cues, using paraphrasing techniques and much more in a customer service environment.

Book: The Broadband Connection: The Art of Delivering a Winning IT Presentation

Capture your audience by using everyday language and suitable strategies to deliver your technical presentation.

Course: Improving Your Technical Writing Skills

Learn how to avoid common writing pitfalls and adapt to your audience with this guide to technical writing.

Book: The Tech Professional's Guide to Communicating in a Global Workplace: Adapting Across Cultural and Gender Boundaries

Learn the lessons and takeaways on communicating with people from different backgrounds.

Skillsoft engages learners with interactive courses, enlightening videos, and practical simulations. Enjoy. Access Skillsoft with your Cornell NetID and password.

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