Mastering Linux Administration - Second Edition: Take your sysadmin skills to the next level by configuring and maintaining Linux systems (Paperback)

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Mastering Linux Administration - Second Edition: Take your sysadmin skills to the next level by configuring and maintaining Linux systems (Paperback)

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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
  1. Installing Linux
  2. The Linux Shell and Filesystem
  3. Linux Software Management
  4. Managing Users and Groups
  5. Working with Processes, Daemons, and Signals
  6. Working with Disks and Filesystems
  7. Networking with Linux
  8. Linux Shell Scripting
  9. Securing Linux
  10. Disaster Recovery, Diagnostics, and Troubleshooting
  11. Working with Virtual Machines
  12. Managing Containers with Docker
  13. Configuring Linux Servers
  14. Short Introduction to Cloud Computing
  15. Deploying to the Cloud with AWS and Azure
  16. Deploying Applications with Kubernetes
  17. Infrastructure and Automation with Ansible
Product Details ISBN: 9781837630691
ISBN-10: 1837630690
Publisher: Packt Publishing
Publication Date: March 22nd, 2024
Pages: 764
Language: English