Microsoft Azure

Microsoft Embraces Linux Foundation To Create New Certification

microsoft hero

During 2015, Microsoft made it clear that Linux is no longer the foe of yesterday. The company has embraced the open-sourced operating system and offers it to customers who use its Azure cloud services and today the company is taking its offering one step further.

To help identify individuals who have an expertise with using Linux and Microsoft’s cloud platform, the company has worked with the Linux Foundation to create a new certification. Called the Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) Linux on Azure certification, the certificate will be issued by Microsoft starting today, December 9th, 2015.

To be eligible to receive the cert, you must pass bot the Microsoft Exam 70-533 (Implementing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions) and the Linux Foundation Certified System Administrator (LFCS) exam.

Sponsored Content

Maximize Value from Microsoft Defender

In this ebook, you’ll learn why Red Canary’s platform and expertise bring you the highest possible value from your Microsoft Defender for Endpoint investment, deployment, or migration.

The creation of this certificate shows Microsoft’s serious commitment to the operating system on its cloud infrastructure. With all of the pieces now in place for individuals to become certified in Linux on Azure (LOA?), it becomes a marketable skill and also a new avenue for Azure re-sellers to help differentiate their services by having certified technicians.

You can learn more about this certification here.

Related Topics:

BECOME A PETRI MEMBER:

Don't have a login but want to join the conversation? Sign up for a Petri Account

Register
Comments (0)

Leave a Reply

Brad Sams has more than a decade of writing and publishing experience under his belt including helping to establish new and seasoned publications From breaking news about upcoming Microsoft products to telling the story of how a billion dollar brand was birthed in his book, Beneath a Surface, Brad is a well-rounded journalist who has established himself as a trusted name in the industry.
External Sharing and Guest User Access in Microsoft 365 and Teams

This eBook will dive into policy considerations you need to make when creating and managing guest user access to your Teams network, as well as the different layers of guest access and the common challenges that accompany a more complicated Microsoft 365 infrastructure.

You will learn:

  • Who should be allowed to be invited as a guest?
  • What type of guests should be able to access files in SharePoint and OneDrive?
  • How should guests be offboarded?
  • How should you determine who has access to sensitive information in your environment?

Sponsored by: