‘Data Protection in the Cloud’ Featuring Gigaom and Stark & Wayne Takes Spotlight in Linode’s Fall Webinar Lineup

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Linode’s free webinars and labs will also address Linux Security and Managing Kubernetes

These virtual sessions are the latest to be offered by Linode as a part of its new Linode LIVE! Events program.

Alternative cloud provider Linode will host a complimentary live webinar on one of the most pertinent topics in cloud computing today: data protection. Linode’s Fall lineup also includes an on-demand, 12-episode series on Linux Security and a Kubernetes lab on orchestrating workloads with Zeebe. These virtual sessions are the latest to be offered by Linode as a part of its new Linode LIVE! Events program.

October’s Featured Webinar
“Data Protection in the Cloud: The Move to Holistic Backup and Retention” will be held on October 14 at 2 PM ET.

As the commoditization of configuration management and application installation continues at an unprecedented pace, data is quickly becoming the only irreplaceable part of technology systems. Data protection, in turn, is becoming an increasing priority for business of all sizes. The “Data Protection in the Cloud” webinar will provide the latest overview of the data backup and recovery market and address how a holistic data protection scheme solves the problems inherent in block-based and file-based techniques. Participants will also learn how to prevent data from being at risk from outside actors, logical process failure and external failures.

Hosted by Hillary Wilmoth, director of product marketing at Linode, this webinar will feature Gigaom research analyst Enrico Signoretti and James Hunt, director of research and development for Linode partner Stark & Wayne.

***Register for “Data Protection in the Cloud” here.***

Beef Up on Linux Security
This 12-part Linux Security Server Series hosted by HackerSploit serves as a practical guide for anyone that wants to learn how to effectively secure their servers. In Part 1 of the series, comprising 5 episodes released on HackerSploit’s YouTube channel starting October 2, viewers will learn how to set up and secure a WordPress server and how to perform a security audit to test the effectiveness of the measures they put in place. Part 2 of the series, comprising 7 episodes that will be available on demand the week of October 19, addresses more advanced topics including the securing of FTP, SSH, web servers and more.

The Linux Security Server Series is taught by Alexis Ahmed aka HackerSploit. With just under 500K subscribers to his YouTube channel, HackerSploit is the leading provider of free Infosec and cybersecurity training.

**Click here for more information about the HackerSploit Linux Security Server Series***

Up Your K8s Knowledge with Kubernetes Labs
In October and November Linode will present two interactive labs hosted by Mauricio “Salaboy” Salman and Salman Iqbal from Learnk8s, the Kubernetes training company.

  • “Orchestrating Microservices Workflows in Kubernetes with Zeebe”: October 29th at 12PM ET. Zeebe is a workflow engine that can orchestrate a sequence of microservices. During this lab, attendees will experience a live demo of Zeebe working and scaling in Kubernetes. The lab will address common challenges as well as tips and tricks to master microservices workflows. Register here.
  • “How Does the Kubernetes Scheduler Work?”: November 11th at 12PM ET. This lab will dive into the internals of the Kubernetes scheduler, demonstrating how Nodes are filtered and scored before they are assigned to Pods. Participants will learn how to influence the scheduler with tools such as nodeSelector, node affinity, pod affinity and taints and tolerations. Register here.

Linode previously hosted a two-lab series with Learnk8s in July: “Kubeflow - A Cloud-Native ML Toolbox” and “CI/CD for Kubernetes with Jenkins X” are now available free on demand.

About Linode
Linode accelerates innovation by making cloud computing simple, accessible, and affordable to all. Founded in 2003, Linode helped pioneer the cloud computing industry and is today the largest independent open cloud provider in the world. Headquartered in Philadelphia’s Old City, the company empowers more than a million developers, startups, and businesses across its global network of 11 data centers.

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