Pro Linux System Administration

Authors: Turnbull, James, Matotek, Dennis, Lieverdink, Peter

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  • Covers major distributions such as Ubuntu, Debian, Red Hat, and CentOS
  • Provides a step-by-step approach that moves readers from basic tasks to heavy-duty infrastructure
  • Primary author, James Turnbull, is an established Apress Linux author
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We can all be Linux experts, provided we invest the time in learning the craft of Linux administration. Pro Linux System Administration makes it easy for small- to medium–sized businesses to enter the world of zero–cost software running on Linux and covers all the distros you might want to use, including Red Hat, Ubuntu, Debian, and CentOS. Authors, and systems infrastructure experts James Turnbull, Peter Lieverdink, and Dennis Matotek take a layered, component–based approach to open source business systems, while training system administrators as the builders of business infrastructure.

If you want to implement a SOHO or SMB Linux infrastructure, Pro Linux System Administration clearly demonstrates everything you need. You'll find this book also provides a solid framework to move forward and expand your business and associated IT capabilities, and you'll benefit from the expertise and experienced guidance of the authors. Pro Linux System Administration covers

  • An introduction to using Linux and free and open source software to cheaply and efficiently manage your business
  • A layered model that allows your infrastructure to grow with your business
  • Easy and simple–to–understand instructions including configurations, examples, and extensive real–world hints and tips

About the authors

James Turnbull is the author of five technical books about open source software and a longtime member of the open source community. James authored the first and second books about Puppet, and works for Puppet Labs, running client services. James speaks regularly at conferences including OSCON, Linux.conf.au, FOSDEM, OpenSourceBridge, DevOpsDays and a number of others. He is a past president of Linux Australia, has run Linux.conf.au and serves on the program committee of Linux.conf.au and OSCON. James is Australian but currently lives in Portland, Oregon. His interests include cooking, wine, political theory, photojournalism, philosophy, and most recently the Portland Timbers association football team.

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Softcover $49.99
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  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Pro Linux System Administration
Authors
Copyright
2009
Publisher
Apress
Copyright Holder
James Turnbull and Dennis Matotek and Peter Lieverdink
eBook ISBN
978-1-4302-1913-2
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4302-1913-2
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4302-1912-5
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VI, 1080
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