Learn how to administer Linux, the most common operating system in the cloud. While the main focus will be on Linux, where there's a parallel or overlap with the professional administration of deployments on Amazon's AWS architecture, we will also highlight the skills you'll need to integrate the cloud into your Linux portfolio.
Besides a general overview of Linux, this path will introduce you to Linux system architecture, boot and package management, the command line, working with text strings, and filesystems.
The cloud is the future, and Linux skills are the tools you'll need to get there.
Learning Path Steps
This course introduces you to the Linux ecosystem and the structure and expectations of the LPIC exam.
This course explains how to understand Linux system architecture and hardware interfaces, and how to optimize your system.
In this course, you'll learn how to manage the boot process, partitions, filesystems, software repositories, and kernel libraries.
In this course, you'll learn how to work with terminals, text streams, file management, system processes, text searches, and text editors.
In this course, you'll learn how to mount, secure, and manage Linux Partitions and Filesystems.
This course in the Linux certification series explores Linux shell environments, scripting, and working with databases.
This course explores installing and managing graphic desktop interfaces.
In this course, you'll learn how to manage Linux users and groups, unattended system jobs, and local and environment settings.
In this course, you'll learn how to manage Linux system time, logs, email accounts, and printers.
In this course, you'll learn all you need to know about Linux networking, TCP/IP, DNS, and troubleshooting to pass the LPIC-1 102 certification exam.
This course focuses on security, access control, optimizing passwords, super daemons, and data and file encryption.
About the Author
David taught high school for twenty years, worked as a Linux system administrator for five years, and has been writing since he could hold a crayon between his fingers. His childhood bedroom wall has since been repainted.
Having worked directly with all kinds of technology, David derives great pleasure from completing projects that draw on as many tools from his toolkit as possible.
Besides being a Linux system administrator with a strong focus on virtualization and security tools, David writes technical documentation and user guides, and creates technology training videos.
His favorite technology tool is the one that should be just about ready for release tomorrow. Or Thursday.