System Administration

Earn industry recognized certifications and learn skills coveted by top IT employers. Begin with a foundation of Networking and Linux fundamentals and advance to truly understand the building blocks of technology.

UPCOMING START DATES

January 18
March 22

13

week duration

monday-friday (8:30am-5pm)

2

certifications

CompTIA Network+, RHCSA

1:1

ratio

student to equipment

Enrollment Process
Financial Options

Curriculum

Build your network foundation. Learn the features and functions of networking components in preparation for the CompTIA Network+. The course includes Network+ exam prep and certification voucher.

Start your journey into Linux by first learning key command line components, Linux concepts and deep dive into enterprise Linux Administration in preparation for the RHCSA. The course includes RHCSA exam prep and Ex200 certification voucher.

Webservers will provide a foundation in the use and configuration of Linux webservers such as Apache. Beginning with an overview of basic webserver concepts, configuration and set up. Learn about virtual hosting, SSL basics and foundational level of knowledge on URL handling.

Get introduced to the Structured Query Language (SQL) and relational databases. Learn the history and architecture of the open sourced database system MySQL, and basics of installation, and configuration.

Build a good working knowledge of the WordPress content management platform.

Become familiar with key industry terms and concepts while building a foundation of cloud product knowledge.

Exposure to the Windows Operating System while learning basic command line utilities and tools to run from the command prompt. Gain a good foundation of technical support related topics using the Windows server environment.

NGINX, Intro to Debian, Intro to Bash Scripting.

Intro to CliftonStrengths, LinkedIn & Resume Workshop, Employer Guest Speaker(s)

 Rackspace Tour & Volunteer Day.

MEET YOUR INSTRUCTOR

Johnny Carrera

I’m an industry expert with more than 27 years of experience. I bring a wealth of knowledge to Rackspace Cloud Academy with expertise in Networking and a passion for my students’ success!

MEET YOUR INSTRUCTOR

Coby Coleman

I’ve gained a wealth of knowledge from my years in technical support roles, & have a passion for mentoring & guiding my students on their journey to becoming the next generation of technical experts!