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|DevOps Foundations: Site Reliability Engineering Training Lynda.com|
Site reliability engineering (SRE) is an emerging paradigm in DevOps. The biggest names in tech—companies like Google, Netflix, Microsoft, and LinkedIn—all use SRE. In fact, industry wide, "site reliability engineer" is replacing "DevOps engineer" in job posts. Simply put, SRE is software engineering applied to operations—for the cloud native era. This course introduces the basics of site reliability engineering, including how SRE fits into DevOps and how it can be integrated into your unique business environment. Instructors Ernest Mueller and James Wickett cover the major areas of expertise, including release engineering, change management, incident management and retrospectives, self-service automation, troubleshooting, performance, and deliberate adversity. Learn how to define reliability through SLAs and SLOs, handle crisis, design distributed systems, and scale your systems and your team. Plus, explore time and project management strategies that bring humanity back to the SRE's job.
|CCNA Security (210-260) Cert Prep: 6 Intrusion Prevention Training Lynda.com|
Validate your technical skills and ability to keep a Cisco network secure by earning the Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) Security certification. Join security ambassador Lisa Bock as she prepares you for the Intrusion Prevention Systems (IPS) section of the CCNA Security exam 210-260: Implementing Cisco Network Security. Lisa provides an overview of intrusion detection and intrusion prevention systems (IDS/IPS) and explains how they detect and mitigate common attacks. She covers detection and signature engines, triggering actions and responses, and deploying an IOS-based IPS. In addition, she goes over some practical applications of these systems, including honeypot-based intrusion detection and the EINSTEIN system from the Department of Homeland Security.
|CCNA Security (210-260) Cert Prep: 7 Content and Endpoint Security Training Lynda.com|
As a network professional, it's imperative to have a solid understanding of endpoint threats and how to defend against them. In this course, bolster your understanding of how to combat threats as you study for the Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) Security exam. Join security ambassador Lisa Bock as she prepares you for the Content and Endpoint Security section of the CCNA Security exam 210-260: Implementing Cisco Network Security. Lisa begins by reviewing the current state of cybersecurity and the importance of standards and regulations such as HIPAA and GDPR to ensure privacy. She outlines the COBIT framework and explains how it helps organizations provide information assurance, security, and risk mitigation. She covers web and email security concepts that include web filtering, along with email encryption and spam filtering. To wrap up, she shares best practices, such as leveraging antimalware protection and personal firewalls to prevent data loss in an organization.
|CISSP Cert Prep: 8 Software Development Security Training Lynda.com|
Prepare for the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) exam by bolstering your knowledge of software development security practices. In this course, follow Mike Chapple as he walks through each topic in the eighth domain of the CISSP exam—Software Development Security. He covers the software development lifecycle and common software security issues, such as cookies, session hijacking, and code execution attacks. Mike also discusses secure coding practices and software security assessment.
This course—along with the others in this nine-part series—prepare you for the CISSP exam and provide you with a solid foundation for a career in information security.
Find the companion study books at the Sybex test prep site and review the complete CISSP Body of Knowledge at https://www.isc2.org/cissp-domains/default.aspx.
|Cloud Architecture: Design Decisions Training Lynda.com|
Strong architecture begins with smart design decisions. With the cloud, the options can seem almost limitless. By focusing on your business and application needs, and how they may change over time, you can make intelligent choices, leading to a more efficient, cost-effective infrastructure. This course is targeted at IT professionals who have a basic understanding of the cloud and are ready to move on to creating a cloud architecture. David Linthicum begins with the business case and requirement patterns, and then discusses mapping requirements to individual architecture concepts. There are multiple aspects to consider: storage, processing, governance, and more. David also covers advanced topics such as serverless architectures and containers. Watch and learn how to make sense of today's requirements, and plan your cloud-based architecture to scale with what your company needs to succeed tomorrow.
|Cloud Computing with IBM Bluemix Training Lynda.com|
Explore the benefits of cloud computing with Bluemix, the PaaS offering from IBM Cloud. Learn about the available services under the Platform and Infrastructure categories, and what developers can do with each service. Instructor Harshit Srivastava runs down the compute, storage, and network and security offerings, as well as solutions for mobile, DevOps, artificial intelligence, serverless, blockchain, and continuous delivery. Then he provides practical examples of Bluemix in action: creating an AI-powered chatbot with Watson Assistant; building and deploying web apps with Cloud Foundry; creating a DevOps toolchain for continuous delivery; using block storage and containers; and leveraging boilerplate code. Plus, learn how to use tools such as Bluemix Analytics Engine and Streaming Analytics to gain deeper insights on everything from big data analysis to streaming data from social media.
|CSS: Transforms and Transitions Training Lynda.com|
Create more visually interesting and dynamic websites. Learn how to build animated effects and 3D objects using CSS transforms and transitions. Follow along with author Patrick Carey as he shows how to transition between properties such as color, background, opacity, and positioning, and adjust the timing and duration of transitions. Patrick explains how to perform 2D transformations, such as scaling, skewing, and rotating, as well as transformations in 3D. He shows how to transform objects along the X-, Y-, and Z-axis; use perspective; and create 3D objects such as animated cubes. Interactive demo pages are included with the exercise files, so you can practice what you've learned after each video.
|Cultivating a Growth Mindset Training Lynda.com|
Mindset is a choice. People with a growth mindset—who choose to believe that talent and ability can grow—experience better performance, focus, and success. You have the power to change your mindset. The key is learning how to make the shift. This course shows you how. Executive coach Gemma Leigh Roberts introduces real-life examples of individuals and organizations who have successfully adopted a growth mindset, as well as the latest research from the fields of performance psychology. She boils down the lessons into practical advice you can apply to reach your own potential. Plus, get tips to stay motivated and help you navigate change successfully.
|CySA+ Cert Prep: 3 Cyber Incident Response Training Lynda.com|
CySA+ is a highly desirable, intermediate certification that shows you know how to prevent, detect, and combat a multitude of modern cybersecurity threats. CySA+ Cert Prep: 3 prepares students for domain three, Cyber Incident Response, which constitutes 23% of the questions on the exam. Follow along with instructor Mike Chapple and learn about classifying threats and assessing the impact of cybersecurity incidents. The course also covers the importance of communication during a cybersecurity incident response effort, analyzing the symptoms of an incident in progress, the use of forensic tools, and the incident recovery and post-recovery processes. Completing this course, along with the other six courses in the series, will help you prepare to become a CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst and ensure that your organization is properly insulated from risk.
Want more CySA+ test prep tips? Visit certmike.com to join Mike's free study group.
|Data Science on Google Cloud Platform: Building Data Pipelines Training Lynda.com|
Cloud computing brings unlimited scalability and elasticity to data science applications. Expertise in the major platforms, such as Google Cloud Platform (GCP), is essential to the IT professional. This course—one of a series by veteran cloud engineering specialist and data scientists Kumaran Ponnambalam—shows how to use the latest technologies in GCP to build a big data pipeline that ingests, transports, and transforms data entirely in the cloud. Learn how to set up data processing jobs using Apache Beam and Cloud Dataflow. Discover how to leverage Cloud Pub/Sub for stream ingestion and real-time messaging. Finally, find out how to process the stream events in Cloud Dataflow. The course uses an end-to-end use case that shows how to apply the knowledge and best practices from the course in a practical data science workflow.
|Data Science on Google Cloud Platform: Designing Data Warehouses Training Lynda.com|
Cloud computing brings unlimited scalability and elasticity to data science applications. Expertise in the major platforms, such as Google Cloud Platform (GCP), is essential to the IT professional. This course—one of a series by veteran cloud engineering specialist and data scientists Kumaran Ponnambalam—shows how to design and build data warehouses using GCP. Explore the different types of storage options available in GCP for files, relational data, documents, and big data, including Cloud SQL, Cloud Bigtable, and Cloud BigQuery. Then learn how to use one solution, BigQuery, to perform data storage and query operations, and review advanced use cases, such as working with partition tables and external data sources. Finally, learn best practices for table design, storage and query optimization, and monitoring of data warehouses in BigQuery.
|Building JSF Web Applications with Java EE 7 Training Lynda.com|
Learn how to build web apps using JavaServer Faces (JSF) with Java Enterprise Edition (EE). JSF is the standard for building server-side user interfaces. Follow along in this course to build a basic CRUD (create, read, update, delete) application, starting with creating classes, configuring front-end components, and performing CRUD operations. Messages, event handling, and form validation are also covered. The course concludes by going through session management and authentication.
|Business Law for Managers Training Lynda.com|
Did you know that you have legal responsibilities as a manager? Even if you work with a corporation, you can still be held personally liable for certain legal violations. While you don't need to possess a deep understanding of the law to succeed as a manager, familiarizing yourself with current business laws can help you avoid sticky situations. In this course, learn what you need to know about US business and intellectual property law as a manager working within a business setting. Legal expert Jo-Ná Williams discusses how to protect yourself and your company—and know when to bring in the legal eagles. Learn the difference between copyright, trademark, and patent law; what constitutes wrongful discrimination and termination; the differences between business law and business ethics; and more.
|C# Best Practices for Developers Training Lynda.com|
Get into the habit of developing reliable, readable, and sustainable application code by following coding standards with C#. In this course, join instructor Reynald Adolphe as he shows how to go beyond the language syntax and master best practices that can help you produce high-quality C# code. Throughout the course, Reynald shares some of his favorite best practices, illustrating precisely when and where to use each one. Learn about right way to use constructors, manage objects, implement often ignored advantages of getters and setters. Plus, explore best practice resources, including those for essential design patterns.
|CAD Presentation Techniques Training Lynda.com|
CAD has revolutionized the design process, and computer graphics empower designers and artists to visualize their work in ways never before possible. Design visualization applies to many different fields, including architecture and interior design, manufacturing, engineering, science, media, and entertainment. In this course, learn the core concepts and methods for presenting computer-aided designs in their best light. Instructor Aaron F. Ross provides an overview of aesthetic and technical best practices for visualizing 3D designs in print, video, and the web. He covers general techniques of computer graphic imaging relevant to design visualization, including lighting, virtual photography, image manipulation, and animation. Discover how to present 3D models effectively and with aesthetic appeal, helping your designs stand out in presentations, reviews, and marketing or advertising materials.
|Creating Accessible PDFs Training Lynda.com|
Accessibility means making sure your content is available to as many people as possible. When you make your PDFs accessible, it means adding tags, bookmarks, alt text, and other information that makes the files readable and navigable to users who are visually or mobility impaired. Using the latest versions of Adobe Acrobat DC, Microsoft Word, and Adobe InDesign, it's now much easier to create valid, accessible PDFs. In this course—completely revised for 2018—Chad Chelius shows how to take an existing PDF file and remediate it for users of assistive software. He then introduces two workflows for creating accessible PDFs from scratch—one in Word and one in InDesign—with some special considerations for Excel and PowerPoint. Along the way, he offers techniques, tips, and tricks to make accessibility easy to incorporate in every document you publish.
|Creating Screen Capture Training Training Lynda.com|
Screen capture is a cost-effective and efficient way to create on-demand training. You can record videos to keep employees up to date on the latest software and systems, or educate students on complex topics. In this course, Oliver Schinkten walks through all the steps to prepare, record, edit, and deploy custom screen-capture training. He covers instructional design—planning and scripting your training—as well as the technical details of recording and editing the videos. He also shows how to upload the final videos to a learning management systems, online platforms like YouTube and Vimeo, or even to a LinkedIn Learning account. To follow along, you can download a free trial version of Camtasia or use any other screen capture software, such as SnagIt, Screenflick, ScreenFlow, and Screencast-O-Matic.
|Creating Video for a Non-Profit Training Lynda.com|
To succeed as a nonprofit, you need to share your story. Video is one of the most effective ways to communicate your mission—to clients, donors, and future volunteers. But what if you don't have a lot of resources, or the money to hire a video team? This course is designed to help non-video people make short, professional-looking videos from scratch. It features a real nonprofit, Chicago CRED, which connects people at risk of gun violence to jobs, counselling, and housing. Watch as employees from CRED team up with instructor Ashley Kennedy to make a short, impactful video that spreads their message of hope. Along the way, you can learn all of the fundamentals of video production: from planning and scheduling, to filming and lighting, to editing and delivering the final video. All you need to follow along is smartphone and a limited amount of production equipment. By the end, you'll be able to plan a video project with an eye for success, shoot the best possible videos using very basic gear, and edit those videos with intention and finesse using free editing software.
|Become an Entrepreneur Inside a Company Training Lynda.com|
There is plenty of opportunity to innovate even in traditional, top-down companies—even in traditionally "noninnovative" roles. Learn how to become an intrapreneur and lead innovation and change from inside a company. In this course, strategy consultant Robbie Baxter explains what intrapreneurship is and how innovation works inside a large organization. Discover how to gauge whether your company is ready for disruption, how to find and test ideas, how to get resources and buy-in from leadership, and how to scale your ideas so they are feasible for the entire enterprise. Robbie also discusses when to throw in the towel and when to pass off projects. Finally, she shares a few examples of successful intrapreneurship, from organizations as diverse as Adobe and the University of Pennsylvania.
|BIM Foundations Training Lynda.com|
The building information modeling (BIM) process involves generating and managing digital models of a place's physical and functional characteristics. BIM files can be exchanged to support decision-making between architects, owners, engineers, and contractors. BIM technologies are used by individuals, businesses, and government agencies who plan, design, construct, operate, and maintain diverse physical infrastructures, including water, electricity, gas, communication, and roads. In this course, gain foundational knowledge by first exploring the principles of BIM and the role it plays in modern architectural, engineering, and construction (AEC) projects. Then, learn about the benefits of BIM on a financial and investment level. Finally, see real-world examples of BIM usage.
|Building a Security Awareness Program: Phishing Simulations Training Lynda.com|
Security awareness training is essential for any enterprise. But how do you keep employees alert to ever-evolving threats like phishing? In this course, Lauren Zink explores one popular method of raising security awareness: conducting phishing simulations. Whether you have a training program in place or you are trying to start one, this course provides guidance on building tests that can help employees understand the social engineering techniques that hackers use to get them to reveal credentials and proprietary data. Learn how to test your employees by writing realistic phishing emails and use metrics and feedback from the test to grow the program. Lauren explains exactly how to plan, execute, and conclude your test and how to make it a beneficial learning experience for you and your employees.
|FileMaker: Tips, Tricks, and Techniques Training Lynda.com|
If you're comfortable with FileMaker basics, you're ready for the next step. Learn tips, tricks, and advanced techniques for FileMaker 17—the latest version of the FileMaker platform used all around the world. FileMaker expert Cris Ippolite reveals solutions to maximize your efficiency and make your FileMaker apps more dynamic and sophisticated. Explore advanced techniques using scripts, calculations, reports, and layouts. In addition, you can explore important security tips and learn the publishing options offered by FileMaker Server, including FileMaker WebDirect. Cris also shows you how to connect to other databases and exchange data with APIs using JSON code.
|How to Develop your Career Plan Training Lynda.com|
Creating a career plan is vital. Wherever you're going, you'll arrive faster—and encounter less stress along the way—if you have a plan in place. In this concise course, instructor Aimee Bateman steps through how to create an effective career plan that brings you one step closer to your dream job. Learn how to design and implement your career plan, create a personal development plan (PDP), set achievable goals, and connect with a mentor.
|Learning System Center 2016 Data Protection Manager Training Lynda.com|
System Center 2016 Data Protection Manager (DPM) provides a centralized, enterprise-class solution for disaster recovery. With DPM, you can back up multiple hosts: Hyper-V, VMware, and Azure virtual machines; Windows client and server operating systems; SQL Server; Exchange and SharePoint servers; and Linux virtual machines, just to name just a few. This course shows how to back up and recover these systems and more, using the DPM administration console and time-saving PowerShell cmdlets. Instructor Daniel Lachance reviews DPM components and architecture and discusses considerations for installation and backup configuration. He shows how to apply protection to workloads such as file servers, SQL Server, Hyper-V virtual machines, and Windows clients, and easily recover the data—even from failed servers that refuse to boot. The course wraps with a discussion of monitoring, reporting, and troubleshooting in DPM.
|Learning Trimble Accubid ChangeOrder Training Lynda.com|
Accubid ChangeOrder allows you to easily manage contract variations and see how change orders impact the cost and schedule of your project. This course is designed for estimators who want to utilize the power of ChangeOrder for digital change orders that include accurate takeoffs and professional-looking reports. Instructor Christopher Randall shows how to set up the application and customize global and project-level preferences, including labor rates, report styles, and screen styles. Then learn how to create job files, perform takeoffs, interpret and analyze the extension screen, modify markups, and more. Plus, find out how to integrate change orders with Accubid estimates.