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Cloud Technology Fundamentals

Cloud Technology Fundamentals is designed for IT professionals who are new to Linux, Cloud and require core Linux skills and Open Source Solutions. This course…

Certificate None
Duration 5 Days
Delivery Blended, Classroom, Virtual Classroom
Languages English

What is included in Cloud Technology Fundamentals

Course Description

Cloud Technology Fundamentals is designed for IT professionals who are new to Linux, Cloud and require core Linux skills and Open Source Solutions. This course also focuses on essential administration tasks that will be encountered in the workplace, working with commands, establishing network connectivity, managing physical storage, and performing basic security administration.

Early in the course, GUI-based tools will be featured to build upon the students’ existing technical knowledge. As the course progresses, key command-line concepts will be introduced to provide a foundation for students planning to continue to OpenStack Administration Course.

Course Information

Certification: None

Duration: 5 Days

Domain: Emerging Technologies

Delivery Method: Blended, Classroom, Virtual Classroom


Available Languages: English

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IT professionals across a broad range of disciplines who need to perform essential Linux administration tasks including establishing network connectivity, managing physical storage, and basic security administration that benefits who want to be a Cloud Administrator.

Learning Objectives

At the end of this course, participants will gain competencies in:

  • Defining the key terminology and principles of Computer in general followed by some basics commands, also define Open Source and Open Cloud Computing Principles with Different Cloud Solutions
  • Identifying how to edit the files in Linux OS, declare the Shell Environment and the Basic permission on the files.
  • Listing and identifying the processes in the Linux OS also how to administrate Users and Groups. Identify the term of Shell Scripting
  • Identifying how to manage packages by rpm and yum tools, identify the KVM and how to manage, and identify the different types of the File Systems and how to manage your local disk.
  • Identifying the boot sequence of the system, define what the system life cycle is and declare the term “GRUB “.
  • Defining the term of Network fundamentals also some basic security concepts that required, and how to manage your time as NTP Client side.

Course Outline

Module 1: Introduction


–          Computer Hardware Components

–          Using Desktop Environment

Module 2: Using Command Line Features

         Work with commands.

–          Using the Manual Pages.

–          Basic file and directory management.

–          Working with files.

–          Working with directories.


Module 3: Using Vi Editor

         The vi editor mode operations.

–          Using vi command.

Module 4: Using Shell Environment

         Text Process Streaming.

–          I/O Redirection.

–          Searching text with grep Command.

–          Searching for files and directories.

Module 5: Basic Permission

–          File and Directory Security

–          Viewing Permission Categories

–          Displaying Permission and Status.

–          Determining Permissions.

–          Changing Permissions.

–          Using Symbolic link.

–          Using Hard link


Module 6: Perform Basic Process Control

–          What is a process?

–          Signals

–          Schedule priorities.

–          Scheduling a process.


Module 7: User and Group Administration

         Introduction to users and groups.

–          System files that store user account information.

–          Manage user account.

–          Manage Groups

Module 8: Package Management

         The RPM

–          YUM

Module 9: Introduction to Shell Scripting

         Shell Scripts

–          Shell Variables

–          Aliases.

–          Functions.

–          What is a script?

–          Rules of write script.

–          Script statements.

–          Example of Scripts

Module 10: Disk Management

–          Disk Naming Convention.

–          File System Basics.

–          Mounting File System

–          Manage Storage.

–          Maintain the Integrity of the File System

Module 11: Configure NTP Client

         Maintain System Time (Client)

–          Network Time Protocol

Module 12: Boot Sequence


–          Boot Process, init,  and shutdown

–          Change Run Level.

Module 13: Network Fundamentals

         IP Terminology

–          The Hierarchal IP Address Scheme.

–          Network Addressing.

–          Network Configuration Files.

–          Configure Network Interface Card

Module 14: Security Fundamentals

–          What is Computer Security?

–          SElinux

–          Personal Firewall.

–          Password Security.

–          File Based Encryption.

Module 15: KVM

         Kernel Based Virtual Machine “KVM”

–          Install KVM

–          Configure KVM

–          Start KVM

Module 16: Introduction to Cloud

         Defining the Cloud Computing

–          Cloud Deployment Models

–          Cloud Delivery Models

–          Benefits of Cloud Computing

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