Roll up your sleeves and learn Linux hands-on. Get to grips with scripting, security, setting up a private cloud, and all the skills you need to manage Linux servers like a pro.
Linux in Action guides you through 12 real-world projects, including automating a backup-and-restore system, setting up a private Dropbox-style file cloud, and building your own MediaWiki server. You’ll try out interesting examples as you lock in core practices like virtualization, disaster recovery, security, backup, DevOps, and system troubleshooting. Each chapter ends with a review of best practices, new terms, and exercises.
Linux in Motion teaches you the skills you need to successfully run and manage Linux servers. Drawing from his vast experience as a system and cloud administrator, author, and teacher, David Clinton uses live demonstrations, crystal-clear text, insightful diagrams, and hands-on projects to introduce Linux virtualization, securing remote sessions, configuring backups, working with Bash scripts, server monitoring, and much more. Realistic use cases in every section affirm the benefits of the Linux OS, and quick-check exercises let you test your new knowledge, locking it in. Practice projects throughout give you valuable hands-on experience in vital Linux administration tasks.