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LPIC-2 Linux Engineer (201-450) [Video]

By : ACI Learning, Don Pezet, Zachary Memos
Book Image

LPIC-2 Linux Engineer (201-450) [Video]

By: ACI Learning, Don Pezet, Zachary Memos

Overview of this book

The course begins by laying a solid foundation with an overview of capacity planning, ensuring you understand how to measure and optimize system resources effectively. It then dives into the technicalities of monitoring CPU, memory, disk, and network activity, crucial for maintaining system health and performance. The course focuses on deepening your understanding of Linux's core, including kernel components, modules, and the intricacies of compiling a kernel. You'll learn how to monitor and manage the kernel for peak efficiency, alongside exploring systemd and SysV init systems for better process management. Additionally, system recovery techniques, fstab configuration, and managing swap partitions are thoroughly covered to ensure system resilience. The course wraps up with practical skills in managing storage solutions, network configurations, and troubleshooting, alongside essential system administration tasks such as installing programs from source and effective backup strategies.
Table of Contents (7 chapters)
Chapter 1
Capacity Planning
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Section 4
Measuring Memory Usage
A system's memory is one of the most critical pieces in determining that system's speed and capacity. This episode will introduce you to tools used to monitor memory performance in Linux. You will also see how to utilize the free, top, sar, and vmstat commands to view memory metrics.