This course is for experienced administrators. Advanced troubleshooting techniques are shown
using crash and truss. Tuning the performance of UNIX is looked at in detail along with the
structure of the UNIX kernel. The course uses hands on with Solaris and Linux but can be customised
for other UNIX variants
By the end of the course delegates will be able to
Customise the UNIX kernel.
Use UNIX tools to analyse problems.
Monitor the performance of UNIX.
Add and remove device drivers to and from the UNIX kernel.
Tune the UNIX system.
Describe the organisation and implementation of the filesystem.
Essential UNIX administration
Knowledge of shell programming and C would be useful though not essential.
NOTE: The exact contents of this course will depend on the specific variation
of UNIX (e.g. AIX, HP/UX, Linux or Solaris) required
UNIX flavours, how the version of UNIX affects tuning and troubleshooting
System sizing and estimation
Overview, performance concepts, benchmarks, system sizing, performance tuning process, system
Overview of the UNIX kernel
Micro kernels, Monolithic kernels, Kernel modules, the kernel
If you need training for 3 or more people, you should ask us about onsite training. Putting
aside the obvious location benefit, content can be customised to better meet your
business objectives and more can be covered than in a public classroom. It's a cost effective option.
Submit an enquiry from any page on this site, and let us know you are interested in the requirements box, or
simply mention it when we contact you.