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Advanced Topics of Linux Administration

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Faculty of Information Technology

Brno University of Technology



Brno, Czech Republic

Every Autumn Semester


13-14 lectures


This course may not be offered at this time, or the offering institution’s registration period may not be open.

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Course Summary

Students attending the course obtain hands-on experience with modern Linux systems. The course starts with the process of selecting a Linux distribution suitable for a certain planned scenario of its usage. Students install a Linux system into a virtual environment that can be safely used for learning and experimenting with system configuration and with an opportunity to quickly reprovision a broken system.

Students obtain a deeper knowledge and practical experience in the broader area of Linux system administration topics covering installation, configuration, management, and security. A part of the course is dedicated to virtualization and later focuses on utilization of Linux containers for running applications. All individual topics are used in a complex scenario focused on a deployment of an application and service using Linux containers at the end of a semester.

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