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open source certification
Linux Foundation certification exams require you to demonstrate skills in real time in a live environment, and the best preparation is practice.

Open Source Certification: Preparing for the Exam

Open source is the new normal in tech today, with open components and platforms driving mission-critical processes at organizations everywhere. As open source has become more pervasive, it has also profoundly impacted the job market. Across industries the skills gap is widening, making it ever more...
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Linux: The New Frontier of Enterprise in the Cloud

Everyone from developer teams, to operations, to managers of virtual machines needs to know Linux, said Red Hat's Brian Gracely. TechRepublic's Dan Patterson spoke with with Brian Gracely, director of cloud strategy at Red Hat OpenShift, about Linux and the cloud. Gracely: ...the really big trend...
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For Project Safety Back Up Your People, Not Just Your Data

Does your open source project have a succession plan for its key players? Here's why it should. I propose that instead of viewing succession planning as a leadership pipeline, free and open source projects should view it as a skills pipeline. What sorts of skills does your project need to continue...
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DevOps, Machine Learning Dominate Technology Opportunities This Year

Latest Stack Overflow survey of 100,000-plus developers finds the highest salaries and interest levels in DevOps methodologies and artificial intelligence. This is a key takeaway from the latest surveyof more than 100,000 developers worldwide, conducted by Stack Overflow. The survey finds DevOps...
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10 Open Source Technologies You'll Need to Know in 2018

For most enterprise IT departments, using and contributing to open source projects is now a part of everyday life. In Black Duck's 2017 Open Source 360° Survey, 77 percent of enterprises surveyed said they use open source to build internal applications, 69 percent said that they use it to create...
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LiFT scholarships
The Linux Foundation has awarded 15 LiFT training scholarships in the Linux Newbies category.

LiFT Scholarship Recipients Advance Open Source Around the World

Fifteen people from 13 different countries have received Linux Foundation Training Scholarships (LiFT) in the category of Linux Newbies. This year, 27 people received scholarships across all categories — the most ever awarded by the Foundation. Now in its seventh year, the program awards training...
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The Missing Career Path for Software Developers

The details of your story may vary but for the most, it follows a familiar path. You travel along a default career path until a decision point when you need to shift the trajectory. This typically means obtaining new skills like learning how to become a manager or business skills when to work for...
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What Are the Most Disliked Programming Languages?

On Stack Overflow Jobs, you can create your own Developer Story to showcase your achievements and advance your career. One option you have when creating a Developer Story is to add tags you would like to work with or would not like to work with: This offers us an opportunity to examine the...
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7 Non-Technical Skills You Need To Succeed In A DevOps Career

The core creed of DevOps revolves around the idea that inter-departmental collaboration, communication, and constant improvement are the keys to a successful and efficient software development cycle. Teams of DevOps engineers or managers, then, are simply engineers and managers who combine their...
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OS Jobs Report
DevOps is one of the most highly sought skills employers are seeking to fill, according to the 2017 Open Source Jobs Report. Download the complete report to learn more.

DevOps Skills Are Key to Collaboration within Organizations

DevOps is one of the most highly sought skills employers are seeking to fill among 57 percent of respondents in the 2017 Open Source Jobs Report, from Dice and The Linux Foundation. Specifically, firms are looking for developers (73 percent) and DevOps engineers (60 percent). This comes as no...
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