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Linux Topics on IBM Z or LinuxONE Rookies Track

Are you an organization that has invested in Linux on IBM Z on an existing or new mainframe environment?

Perhaps you are a new client who has invested in a LinuxONE solution?

Let us help you bridge the skills gap from your current infrastructure to your new one and let us help you uncover the value in the investment you have made. Send your new or early career Linux on IBM Z systems administrators and engineers to the Linux Topics on IBM Z or LinuxONE Rookies Track.

This full week of sessions will enable your newer team members to get started and go deeper on Linux on IBM Z with hands on training delivered by IBM Technical Training Instructors and subject matter experts from the labs and the field. And there's more!

IBM is partnering with Interskill to offer their overall Linux e-Learning courses, their Linux on IBM Z e-Learning courses, and their LinuxONE e-Learning courses at no cost to attendees of the Linux Topics for IBM Z and LinuxONE for Rookies track. The Interskill online courses will be accessible prior to the event, on registration, and will be available for three months after the event.

Check out the course outlines here.

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Packed with a punch:

The Linux Topics on IBM Z or LinuxOne Rookies track offers focused, in-depth training sessions and labs delivered by IBM Distinguished Engineers, developers or product experts for IBM Z or LinuxOne beginners:


Who should attend?

  • New Linux on IBM Z or LinuxONE Users
  • Linux on IBM Z or LinuxONE Systems and Storage
    • Engineers
    • Architects
    • Administrators
    • Specialists
  • Systems Programmers
  • Network Administrators
  • IBM Business Partners
  • Other IT Professionals

IBM Badges available

Complete at least 75% of the courses in the LinuxONE and Linux for IBM Z for Rookies track and all lab sessions as validated by the instructor to get your IBM Badge for 2018 TechU LinuxONE and Linux for IBM Z. The badge demonstrates that the holder understands and can articulate foundational knowledge of IBM Z and LinuxONE hardware and Linux on IBM Z as an operating system.

Badges will be issued within 2 weeks of course completion.


Participants will automatically receive these IBM Open Badges on completion of the prescribed Interskill courses.