UNIX and Linux System Administration Handbook

UNIX and Linux System Administration Handbook

4.7 (10 ratings by Goodreads)
By (author)  , By (author)  , By (author)  , By (author)  , By (author) 

Free delivery worldwide

Available. Dispatched from the UK in 1 business day
When will my order arrive?


UNIX(R) and Linux(R) System Administration Handbook, Fifth Edition, is today's definitive guide to installing, configuring and maintaining any UNIX or Linux system -- including the systems that provide core Internet and cloud infrastructure. Now fully updated for today's Linux distributions and cloud environments, it details best practices for every facet of system administration, including storage management, network design and administration, web hosting and scale-out, automation, configuration management, performance analysis, virtualization, DNS, security, management of IT service organizations, and much more. For modern system and network administrators, this edition contains indispensable new coverage of cloud deployments, continuous delivery, Docker and other containerization solutions, and much more.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 1500 pages
  • 179 x 231 x 38mm | 1,486g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Addison-Wesley Educational Publishers Inc
  • New Jersey, United States
  • English
  • 5th edition
  • 0134277554
  • 9780134277554
  • 107,350

About Evi Nemeth

Evi Nemeth pioneered the discipline of UNIX system administration. She taught and mentored computer science students at the University of Colorado Boulder, was visiting faculty member at Dartmouth College and UC San Diego, and helped bring Internet technology to the developing world through her work with the Internet Society and the United Nations. Garth Snyder has worked at NeXT and Sun and holds a BS in Engineering from Swarthmore College and an MD and an MBA from the University of Rochester. Trent R. Hein (@trenthein) is a serial entrepreneur who is passionate about practical cybersecurity and automation. Outside of technology, he loves hiking, skiing, fly fishing, camping, bluegrass, dogs, and the Oxford comma. Trent holds a BS in Computer Science from the University of Colorado.Ben Whaley is the founder of WhaleTech, an independent consultancy. He was honored by Amazon as one of the first AWS Community Heroes. He obtained a B.S. in Computer Science from the University of Colorado at Boulder. Dan Mackin's (@dan_mackin) long-standing passion for technology inspired him to get a BS in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Colorado at Boulder.â He applies Linux and other open source technologies not only in his day job, but also to automation, monitoring, and weather metrics collection projects at home. Dan loves spending time with his wife and dog, skiing, movies, sailing, and backcountry touring.show more

Table of contents

Part I. Basic Administration1. Where to Start2. Booting and Shutting Down3. The Filesystem4. Access Control and Rootly Powers5. Controlling Processes6. User Management7. Storage8. Periodic Processes9. Backups10. Syslog and Log Files11. Software Installation and Management12. The Kernel13. Scripting and the Shell14. Configuration Management Part II. Networking15. Physical Networking16. TCP/IP17. Routing18. DNS: Domain Name System19. NFS: Network File System20. HTTP: Hypertext Transfer Protocol21. SMTP: Simple Mail Transfer Protocol22. Directory Services23. Electronic Mail24. Web Applications25. Network Management and Debugging Part III. Operations26. Continuous Integration and Delivery27. Security28. Cloud Computing29. Containers and Virtualization30. Monitoring31. Performance Analysis32. Policy and Politicsshow more

Rating details

10 ratings
4.7 out of 5 stars
5 80% (8)
4 10% (1)
3 10% (1)
2 0% (0)
1 0% (0)
Book ratings by Goodreads
Goodreads is the world's largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. We're featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. Close X