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Explore practical use cases to learn everything from Linux components, and functionalities, through to hardware and software support Key Features Gain a clear understanding of how to design a Linux environment Learn more about the architecture of the modern Linux operating system(OS) Understand infrastructure needs and design a high-performing computing environment Book DescriptionIt is very important to understand the flexibility of an infrastructure when designing an efficient environment. In this book, you will cover everything from Linux components and functionalities through to hardware and software support, which will help you to implement and tune effective Linux-based solutions. This book gets started with an overview of Linux design methodology. Next, you will focus on the core concepts of designing a solution. As you progress, you will gain insights into the kinds of decisions you need to make when deploying a high-performance solution using Gluster File System (GlusterFS). In the next set of chapters, the book will guide you through the technique of using Kubernetes as an orchestrator for deploying and managing containerized applications. In addition to this, you will learn how to apply and configure Kubernetes for your NGINX application. You'll then learn how to implement an ELK stack, which is composed of Elasticsearch, Logstash, and Kibana. In the concluding chapters, you will focus on installing and configuring a Saltstack solution to manage different Linux distributions, and explore a variety of design best practices. By the end of this book, you will be well-versed with designing a high-performing computing environment for complex applications to run on. By the end of the book, you will have delved inside the most detailed technical conditions of designing a solution, and you will have also dissected every aspect in detail in order to implement and tune open source Linux-based solutions What you will learn Study the basics of infrastructure design and the steps involved Expand your current design portfolio with Linux-based solutions Discover open source software-based solutions to optimize your architecture Understand the role of high availability and fault tolerance in a resilient design Identify the role of containers and how they improve your continuous integration and continuous deployment pipelines Gain insights into optimizing and making resilient and highly available designs by applying industry best practices Who this book is forThis intermediate-level book is for Linux system administrators, Linux support engineers, DevOps engineers, Linux consultants or any open source technology professional looking to learn or expand their knowledge in architecting, designing and implementing solutions based on Linux and open source software. Prior experience in Linux is required.
A journey toward containerized applications in production with a cloud-portable, secure, robust and highly available Docker Enterprise platform. Key Features Get an insider's view into the container movement and Docker Enterprise Manage the transformation associated with enterprise container adoption Walk through the enterprise container adoption journey Book DescriptionWhile known mostly as the open source engine behind tens of millions of server nodes, Docker also offers commercially supported enterprise tooling known as the Docker Enterprise. This platform leverages the deep roots from Docker Engine - Community (formerly Docker CE) and Kubernetes, but adds support and tooling to efficiently operate a secure container platform at scale. With hundreds of enterprises on board, best practices and adoption patterns are emerging rapidly. These learning points can be used to inform adopters and help manage the enterprise transformation associated with enterprise container adoption. This book starts by explaining the case for Docker Enterprise, as well as its structure and reference architecture. From there, we progress through the PoC,pilot and production stages as a working model for adoption, evolving the platform's design and configuration for each stage and using detailed application examples along the way to clarify and demonstrate important concepts.The book concludes with Docker's impact on other emerging software technologies, such as Blockchain and Serverless computing. By the end of this book, you'll have a better understanding of what it takes to get your enterprise up and running with Docker Enterprise and beyond. What you will learn Understand why containers are important to an enterprise Understand the features and components of Docker Enterprise 2 Find out about the PoC, pilot, and production adoption phases Get to know the best practices for installing and operating Docker Enterprise Understand what is important for a Docker Enterprise in production Run Kubernetes on Docker Enterprise Who this book is forThis book is for Software Architects, DevOps Engineers, Tech Ops, Docker professionals, or any IT professional working with Docker and containers who wants to move containerized workloads to production. This book discusses the enterprise adoption of Docker and Kubernetes,therefore a basic understanding of Docker concepts will be helpful.
Eckert's LINUX+ and LPIC-1 GUIDE TO LINUX CERTIFICATION, 5th Edition, empowers you with the knowledge and skills you need to succeed on CompTIA's Linux (R)+ (XKO-004) certification exam and the Linux Professional Institute LPIC-1 (101-500 and 102-500) certification exams, as well as in your network administration career. The book covers the latest Linux (R) distributions, virtualization, containerization and storage technologies. Comprehensive coverage also addresses key job-related networking and security services, including FTP, NFS, Samba, Apache, DNS, DHCP, NTP, Squid, Postfix, SSH, VNC, Spice, RDP, GPG, PostgreSQL and iptables/firewalld. Hands-on projects give you practice using both modern Linux (R) distributions (Fedora (TM) 28 and Ubuntu (R) Server 18.04) and industry's legacy Linux distributions. And with MindTap's live virtual machine labs, you can explore various solutions in a safe, sandbox environment using real Cisco hardware and virtualized Linux operating systems.
Over 150 recipes to leverage Microsoft's open source automation framework and command line shell Key Features Work effectively on Windows, Linux, and macOS with PowerShell's object-oriented approach and capabilities Handle structured data seamlessly without the need for manual parsing Enhance your native Linux capabilities with PowerShell Core 6.1 Book DescriptionPowerShell Core, the open source, cross-platform that is based on the open source, cross-platform .NET Core, is not a shell that came out by accident; it was intentionally created to be versatile and easy to learn at the same time. PowerShell Core enables automation on systems ranging from the Raspberry Pi to the cloud. PowerShell Core for Linux Administrators Cookbook uses simple, real-world examples that teach you how to use PowerShell to effectively administer your environment. As you make your way through the book, you will cover interesting recipes on how PowerShell Core can be used to quickly automate complex, repetitive, and time-consuming tasks. In the concluding chapters, you will learn how to develop scripts to automate tasks that involve systems and enterprise management. By the end of this book, you will have learned about the automation capabilities of PowerShell Core, including remote management using OpenSSH, cross-platform enterprise management, working with Docker containers, and managing SQL databases. What you will learn Leverage the object model of the shell, which is based on .NET Core Administer computers locally as well as remotely using PowerShell over OpenSSH Get to grips with advanced concepts of PowerShell functions Use PowerShell for administration on the cloud Know the best practices pertaining to PowerShell scripts and functions Exploit the cross-platform capabilities of PowerShell to manage scheduled jobs, Docker containers and SQL Databases Who this book is forPowerShell Core for Linux Administrators Cookbook is for you if you are a system administrator who wants to learn to control and automate a Linux environment with PowerShell Core 6.1. Basic knowledge of PowerShell scripting is necessary. It is assumed that you already understand how an operating system is structured and how to use the command-line interface to work with the operating system.
Get up and running with system programming concepts in Linux Key Features Acquire insight on Linux system architecture and its programming interfaces Get to grips with core concepts such as process management, signalling and pthreads Packed with industry best practices and dozens of code examples Book DescriptionThe Linux OS and its embedded and server applications are critical components of today's software infrastructure in a decentralized, networked universe. The industry's demand for proficient Linux developers is only rising with time. Hands-On System Programming with Linux gives you a solid theoretical base and practical industry-relevant descriptions, and covers the Linux system programming domain. It delves into the art and science of Linux application programming- system architecture, process memory and management, signaling, timers, pthreads, and file IO. This book goes beyond the use API X to do Y approach; it explains the concepts and theories required to understand programming interfaces and design decisions, the tradeoffs made by experienced developers when using them, and the rationale behind them. Troubleshooting tips and techniques are included in the concluding chapter. By the end of this book, you will have gained essential conceptual design knowledge and hands-on experience working with Linux system programming interfaces. What you will learn Explore the theoretical underpinnings of Linux system architecture Understand why modern OSes use virtual memory and dynamic memory APIs Get to grips with dynamic memory issues and effectively debug them Learn key concepts and powerful system APIs related to process management Effectively perform file IO and use signaling and timers Deeply understand multithreading concepts, pthreads APIs, synchronization and scheduling Who this book is forHands-On System Programming with Linux is for Linux system engineers, programmers, or anyone who wants to go beyond using an API set to understanding the theoretical underpinnings and concepts behind powerful Linux system programming APIs. To get the most out of this book, you should be familiar with Linux at the user-level logging in, using shell via the command line interface, the ability to use tools such as find, grep, and sort. Working knowledge of the C programming language is required. No prior experience with Linux systems programming is assumed.
Linux: The Textbook, Second Edition provides comprehensive coverage of the contemporary use of the Linux operating system for every level of student or practitioner, from beginners to advanced users. The text clearly illustrates system-specific commands and features using Debian-family Debian, Ubuntu, and Linux Mint, and RHEL-family CentOS, and stresses universal commands and features that are critical to all Linux distributions. The second edition of the book includes extensive updates and new chapters on system administration for desktop, stand-alone PCs, and server-class computers; API for system programming, including thread programming with pthreads; virtualization methodologies; and an extensive tutorial on systemd service management. Brand new online content on the CRC Press website includes an instructor's workbook, test bank, and In-Chapter exercise solutions, as well as full downloadable chapters on Python Version 3.5 programming, ZFS, TC shell programming, advanced system programming, and more. An author-hosted GitHub website also features updates, further references, and errata. Features New or updated coverage of file system, sorting, regular expressions, directory and file searching, file compression and encryption, shell scripting, system programming, client-server-based network programming, thread programming with pthreads, and system administration Extensive in-text pedagogy, including chapter objectives, student projects, and basic and advanced student exercises for every chapter Expansive electronic downloads offer advanced content on Python, ZFS, TC shell scripting, advanced system programming, internetworking with Linux TCP/IP, and many more topics, all featured on the CRC Press website Downloadable test bank, work book, and solutions available for instructors on the CRC Press website Author-maintained GitHub repository provides other resources, such as live links to further references, updates, and errata