Mastering Linux Administration: Take your sysadmin skills to the next level by configuring and maintaining Linux systems, 2nd Ed

Mastering Linux Administration: Take your sysadmin skills to the next level by configuring and maintaining Linux systems, 2nd Ed

English | 2024 | ISBN: 1837630690 | 764 pages | True/Retail PDF EPUB | 130.37 MB

A one-stop Linux administration guide to developing advanced strategies for on-premises and cloud environments
Key Features

Learn how to deploy Linux to the cloud with AWS and Azure
Familiarize yourself with Docker and Ansible for automation and Kubernetes for container management
Become proficient in everyday Linux administration tasks by mastering the Linux command line and automation techniques
Purchase of the print or Kindle book includes a free PDF eBook

Book Description

Harness the power of Linux in modern data center management, leveraging its unparalleled versatility for efficiently managing your workloads in on-premises and cloud environments. In this second edition, you'll find updates on the latest advancements in Linux administration.

Starting with Linux installation on on-premises systems, this book helps you master the Linux command line, files, packages, and filesystems. You'll explore essential Linux commands and techniques to secure your Linux environment. New to this edition is a chapter on shell scripting, providing structured guidance on using shell programming for basic Linux automation. This book also delves into the world of containers, with two new chapters dedicated to Docker containers and hypervisors, including KVM virtual machines. Once adept with Linux containers, you'll learn about modern cloud technologies, managing and provisioning container workloads using Kubernetes, and automating system tasks using Ansible. Finally, you'll get to grips with deploying Linux to the cloud using AWS and Azure-specific tools.

By the end of this Linux book, you'll have mastered everyday administrative tasks, seamlessly navigating workflows spanning from on-premises to the cloud.
What you will learn

Discover how to create and use bash scripts to automate tasks
Navigate containerized workflows efficiently using Docker and Kubernetes
Deploy Linux to the cloud using AWS and Azure
Automate your configuration management workloads with Ansible
Find out how Linux security works and how to configure SELinux, AppArmor, and Linux iptables
Work with virtual machines and containers and understand container orchestration with Kubernetes
Explore the most widely used commands for managing the Linux filesystem, network, security, and more

Who this book is for

Whether you're a new or seasoned Linux administrator seeking to understand modern concepts of Linux system administration, this book is a valuable resource packed with new and updated Linux insights. Windows System Administrators looking to extend their knowledge to the Linux OS will also benefit from this book's latest edition. No prior knowledge is needed, all you need is a willingness to learn.
Table of Contents

Installing Linux
The Linux Shell and Filesystem
Linux Software Management
Managing Users and Groups
Working with Processes, Daemons, and Signals
Working with Disks and Filesystems
Networking with Linux
Linux Shell Scripting
Securing Linux
Disaster Recovery, Diagnostics, and Troubleshooting
Working with Virtual Machines
Managing Containers with Docker
Configuring Linux Servers
Short Introduction to Cloud Computing
Deploying to the Cloud with AWS and Azure
Deploying Applications with Kubernetes
Infrastructure and Automation with Ansible

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