Performance Tuning and Advanced Security

Summary
This course dives deeply in Linux Performance Tuning, explains how to optimise your systems and build high-performance best practices. It explains which tools and how to best analyse performance related problems and how to build Linux clusters. It continues with an extensive look in the most important security tools and methods to harden your Linux infrastructure.

Method
Classical education with exercises in a workshop atmosphere.
Participants
Linux System Administrators with at least one year of operational experience and a good understanding how Linux works.
Prerequisites
At least 3 years of working experience as a Linux System Administrator. Having the equivalent knowledge of having followed the following courses: Power User, System Administration, TCP/IP Services, Linux Troubleshooting and Network Administration 2

Objectives
At the end of the course, the students will understand Linux better, in following domains :

Content
Day 1
  • Performance Tuning Concepts
  • Performance Tuning Tools
  • Kernel Tuning
  • Advanced Software RAID
Day 2
  • Setting up iSCSI initiator and target on software RAID
  • Best Practices (Web, Filesharing, Databases,...)
  • Clustering Architectures
  • Clustering and quorum management
  • Virtualisation

Day 3
  • Using clustered filesystems such as ocfs2 and gfs2
  • Playing with clustering
  • Linux Security Overview
Day 4
  • Security from all angles (Tripwire/AIDE/Osiris/Samhein, iptables, ssh wizardy, PAM)
  • Security from all angles continued (sudo recepies, openssh, gnuPG, nmap,....)
  • Snort Intrusion Detection System
Course Materials

Administrative Information
Course dates:
13 mar - 16 mar 2017

Price 2.950,- € + VAT

More information
Phone: +32 (0)2 747 47 01
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