Thursday Feb 16, 2017

Training Thursdays: DTrace for Comprehensive Tracing and Diagnostics

DTrace is a comprehensive, advanced tracing tool for troubleshooting systematic problems in real time.  DTrace allows administrators, integrators and developers to dynamically and safely observe live systems for performance issues in both applications and the operating system itself.

DTrace is one of the many topics you can learn about in the Oracle Linux advanced administration training. You can take these courses as follows.

Oracle Linux 7: Advanced Administration

  • Training-on-Demand: Start training straight away, following lectures at your own pace through streaming video and booking time to get hands-on experience when suits your schedule.
  • Live-Virtual Event: Attend a live event from your own desk, no travel required. Events are added to the schedule to suit different time-zones. Events on the schedule include 20 and 27 March and 24 April 2017 in English and 15 May 2017 in French.
  • In-Class Event: Travel to an education center to attend a class. In-class events on the schedule include:

 Location  Date  Delivery Language
Brisbane, Australia
20 March 2017 English
Sao Paulo, Brazil
8 May 2017 Brazilian Portuguese
Hamburg, Germany
27 March 2017 German
Munich, Germany
6 March 2017 German
Milan, Italy
3 April 2017 Italian
Johannesburg, South Africa
6 March 2017 English
Miami, FL, United States 24 April 2017 English
Belmont, CA, United States 8 May 2017 English
Columbus, OH, United States 22 May 2017 English
Roseville, MN, United States 22 May 2017 English

Oracle Linux 5 & 6 Advanced Administration

  • Training-on-Demand: Start training straight away, at your own pace.
  • Live-Virtual Event: Events on the schedule include 13 March and 24 April 2017.
  • In-Class Event: Travel to an education center to attend a class. In-class events on the schedule include:

 Location  Date  Delivery Language
Sao Paulo, Brazil 19 June 2017 Brazilian Portuguese
Munich, Germany 8 May 2017 German
Auckland, New Zealand 27 March 2017 English
Pretoria, South Africa 26 June 2017 English
Irving, TX, United States 22 May 2017 English

Resources:

Thursday Feb 09, 2017

Training Thursdays: Oracle Linux, Same On the Cloud as On-Premise

With Oracle Linux, you can use the same operating system on-premise and in the cloud, avoiding complicated migrations and permitting hybrid environments.

Learn about what Oracle Linux 7 brings you by taking the Oracle Linux 7: What's New for Administrators course. You can take this course as a:

  • Live-Virtual Event: Attend a live event from your own desk, no travel required. Events are added to the schedule to suit different time-zones. Events on the schedule include 15 March, 26 April and 31 May 2017.
  • In-Class Event: If you want to travel to an education center to attend a class, register your interest in a date and location.

Resources:

Thursday Feb 02, 2017

Training Thursdays: Oracle Linux and Cloud Computing

Oracle Linux is a key part of your journey to cloud. Alongside a wide range of core administration tasks, learn about the Linux images available on the Oracle Cloud, how to create an Oracle Instance on the Cloud, and much more by taking any of the following Oracle Linux system administration courses:

These courses are available in three formats:

  • Training-on-Demand: Start training within 24 hours of registration, following lecture material at your own pace.
  • Live-Virtual Event: Attend a live event from your own desk, no travel required.
  • In-Class Event: Travel to an education center to attend an event.

Resources:

Thursday Jan 26, 2017

Training Thursdays: Installing Oracle Linux as First Step

To get started on Oracle Linux, the first step is to learn to install this operating system. By taking the Oracle Linux System Administration training you can learn how to:

  • Obtain Oracle Linux operating system software
  • Describe the Anaconda installer
  • Install Oracle Linux
  • Describe the Firstboot utility

If you are using Oracle Linux 7, you can take the Oracle Linux 7: System Admin course in the following formats:

  • Training-on-Demand: Start training within 24 hours, following lecture material through streaming video at your own pace and booking time to get hands-on experience when suits your schedule.
  • Live-Virtual Event: Attend a live event from your own desk, no travel required. Choose from a selection of events on the schedule to suit different time-zones including 6 and 27 February, 6 March, 3, 10, 17, and 24 April and 15 May 2017.
  • In-Class Event: Travel to an education center to take a class. Below is a selection of in-class events already on the schedule.
 Location  Date  Delivery Language
 Brisbane, Australia
 27 February 2017  English
 Perth, Australia
 6 March 2017  English
 Sao Paolo, Brazil
 20 February 2017  Brazilian Portuguese
 Cairo, Egypt
 19 February 2017  Arabic
 San Salvador, El Salvador
 22 May 2017  Spanish
 London, England
 3 April 2017  English
 Paris, France
 27 February 2017  French
 Berlin, Germany
 27 February 2017  German
 Hamburg, Germany
 27 February 2017  German
 Munich, Germany 
 15 May 2017  German
Milan, Italy
10 April 2017 Italian
Rome, Italy
6 February 2017 Italian
Turin, Italy
13 February 2017 Italian
Dehli, India
24 January 2017 English
Wellington, New Zealand
13 February 2017 English
Makati City, Philippines
8 May 2017 English
Pasig City, Philippines
13 February 2017 English
Singapore
17 April 2017 English
Johannesburg, South Africa 27 February 2017 English
Bangkok, Thailand 27 February 2017 English
Belmont, CA, United States 13 February 2017 English
Orlando, FL, United States 13 March 2017 English
Reston, VA, United States 17 April 2017 English

If you are using an earlier version of Oracle Linux, take the Oracle Linux 5 & 6 System Administration course in the following formats:
  • Training-on-Demand: Start self-paced training within 24 hours.
  • Live-Virtual Event: Attend a live event from your own desk, no travel required. Events are added to the schedule to suit different time-zones.
  • In-Class Event: Travel to an education center to take a class. Below is a selection of in-class events already on the schedule.

 Location Date
Delivery Language
Brussels, Belgium 3 April 2017 English
Helsinki, Finland
6 February 2017 English
Munich, Germany
24 April 2017 German
Tokyo, Japan
13 February 2017 Japanese
Utrecht, Netherlands 3 April 2017 English
Pretoria, South Africa 5 June 2017 English
Chicago, IL, United States 27 February 2017 English
Belmont, CA, United States 3 April 2017 English
Reston, VA, United States 1 May 2017 English

Resources:

Thursday Jan 19, 2017

Training Thursdays: Stability and Performance with Oracle OpenStack

Oracle OpenStack for Oracle Linux delivers the stability and performance customers expect for enterprise solutions and also aligns and integrates with Oracle products and total cloud strategy. Learn more about Oracle OpenStack for Oracle Linux by taking the Oracle OpenStack for Oracle Linux: Getting Started seminar.

You can take this one-day seminar as a:

  • Live-Virtual Event: Attend a live event from your own desk, no travel required. Events are added to the schedule to suit different time-zones.
  • In-Class Event: Travel to an education center to take this class.

Resources:

Thursday Jan 12, 2017

Training Thursdays: Container Technology in Oracle Linux

Learn about popular container technology available in Oracle Linux

  • LXC provides application and operating system isolation without the need of a hypervisor.
  • Docker provides a means of building and packaging applications into lightweight containers.

To learn about these technologies and much more, take the Oracle Linux 7: Advanced Administration course. You can take this course in the following formats:

  • Training-on-Demand: Start training within 24 hours of registration, following streaming video of expert instructors at your own pace and booking time to get hands-on exercises when suits your schedule.
  • Live-Virtual Event: Attend a live event from your own desk, no travel required. Events are added to the schedule to suit different time-zones. Live-Virtual events on the schedule include 16 January, 6 and 13 February, 27 March and 24 April 2017.
  • In-Class Event: Travel to an education center to take this class. In-Class events on the schedule include:

 Location  Date  Delivery Language
 Brisbane, Australia
 20 March 2017  English
 Paris, France
 20 February 2017  French
 Hamburg, Germany
 27 March 2017  German
 Munich, Germany
 6 March 2017  German
 Milan, Italy
 3 April 2017  Italian
 Turin, Italy
 6 March 2017  Italian
 Johannesburg, South Africa
 6 March 2017  English
 Reston, VA, United States  30 January 2017  English
 Columbus, OH, United States  20 February 2017  English
 Roseville, MN, United States  20 February 2017  English
 Miami, FL, United States  24 April 2017  English
 Belmont, CA, United States  8 May 2017  English

If you are using an earlier version of Linux, take the Oracle Linux 5 & 6 Advanced Administration course in the following formats:

  • Training-on-Demand: Start training within 24 hours at your own pace.
  • Live-Virtual Event: Live-Virtual events on the schedule include 13 February, 13 March, and 24 April 2017.
  • In-Class Event: Travel to an education center to take this class. In-Class events on the schedule include:

 Location  Date  Delivery Language
 Munich, Germany  13 February 2017  German
 Auckland, New Zealand  27 March 2017  English
 Johannesburg, South Africa  6 February 2017  English
 Pretoria, South Africa  26 June 2017  English
 Irving, TX, United States  22 May 2017  English

Resources:

Thursday Jan 05, 2017

Training Thursdays: Oracle Linux is Modern and Open Source

Happy New Year and best wishes to all for 2017.

Oracle Linux is modern, open source, and all changes are submitted to the mainline Linux. The Oracle Linux distribution is a truly open operating system - source code, patches, ISOs and errata all Free to use and distribute.

The latest version of Oracle Linux is Oracle Linux 7. Those familiar with Linux can come up to speed on Oracle Linux 7 by taking the Oracle Linux 7: What's New for Administrators course. You can take this course in the following formats:

  • Live-Virtual Event: Attend a live event from your own desk, no travel required. Events are added to the schedule to suit different time-zones. Events already on the schedule include 18 January, 15 March, 26 April and 31 May 2017.
  • In-Class Event: Travel to an education center to take this class. In-class events already on the schedule include:

 Location  Date  Delivery Language
Berlin, Germany 30 January 2017  German
Hamburg, Germany 30 January 2017  German
Utrecht, Netherlands 23 January 2017  English

To register for an event or to learn more about the Oracle Linux curriculum, go to http://oracle.com/education/linux

Thursday Dec 15, 2016

Training Thursdays: What Students Say About Oracle Linux Curriculum

The Oracle Linux curriculum contains courses that are very popular with students. Here is what students have to say about the Oracle Linux system administration courses:

  • Highly enjoyable and informative
  • The contents of this course corresponded exactly to my expectations.
  • I got a good understanding of Oracle Linux through this training.
  • This training helped me fill my knowledge gaps.
  • This training was a great experience and very applicable to my new job responsibilities.
  • The labs corresponded very well to what we covered in the lectures
  • This training struck the right balance between practical learning and volume of topics.
  • Very good practical environment. This course was relevant to my job function.

Join these satisfied students by delving into the Oracle Linux curriculum. Learn more about the courses, delivery formats and schedules at http://oracle.com/education/linux.

Thursday Dec 08, 2016

Training Thursdays: Learn about Oracle OpenStack for Oracle Linux

Oracle OpenStack for Oracle Linux maintains the flexibility of OpenStack, while allowing you to deploy different configurations and integrate with a range of software and hardware vendors.

The, JUST RELEASED, Oracle OpenStack for Oracle Linux: Getting Started seminar is ideal for those new to OpenStack. You can take this one-day seminar as a:

  • Live-Virtual Event: Attend a live event from your own desk, no travel required. Events are added to the schedule to suit different time-zones.
  • In-Class Event: Travel to an education center to take this class.

Be the first to influence the schedule for this course by registering your interest here. To learn more about the Oracle Linux curriculum, go to http://oracle.com/education/linux.

Thursday Dec 01, 2016

Training Thursdays: HugePages, Crucial for Faster Oracle Database Performance

HugePages allow larger pages to manage memory, provide faster overall memory performance and decrease page table overhead, making them crucial for faster Oracle database performance. You can use HugePages in both 32-bit and 64-bit configurations since release 2.6 of the Linux kernel.

To learn more about HugePages and many more topics, take the Oracle Linux 7: System Administration course. You can take this course in the following formats:

  • Training-on-Demand: Start training within 24 hours of registration, following lecture delivery by expert instructors at your own pace through streaming video and booking time to get hands-on experience when suits your schedule.
  • Live-Virtual Event: Attend a live event from your own desk, no travel required. Events are added to the schedule to suit different time-zones. Live-Virtual events currently on the schedule include 15, 23, and 30 January, 27 February, 6 March, 2 and 10 April 2017.
  • In-Class Event: Travel to an education center to take this class, below is a selection of the in-class events on the schedule:

 Location  Date  Delivery Language
Brisbane, Australia
27 February 2017 English
Sao Paulo, Brazil
20 February 2017 Brazilian Portuguese
Cairo, Egypt
8 January 2017 Arabic
San Salvador, El Salvador
22 May 2017 Spanish
Reading, England
27 March 2017 English
Paris, France
27 February 2017 French
Berlin, Germany
27 February 2017 German
Hamburg, Germany
27 February 2017 German
Munich, Germany
15 May 2017 German
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
17 April 2017 English
Mexico City, Mexico
1 May 2017 Spanish
Makati City, Philippines
8 May 2017 English
Pasig City, Philippines
20 March 2017 English
Singapore 16 January 2017 English
Johannesburg, South Africa 27 February 2017 English
Belmont, CA, United States 13 February 2017 English
Orlando, FL, United States 13 March 2017 English
Reston, VA, United States 17 April 2017 English
If you are using an earlier version of Linux, take the Oracle Linux 5&6 System Administration course.

  • Training-on-Demand: Start training within 24 hours, following lecture delivery by expert instructors at your own pace through streaming video and booking time to get hands-on experience when suits your schedule.
  • Live-Virtual Event: Attend a live event from your own desk, no travel required. Events are added to the schedule to suit different time-zones. Live-Virtual events currently on the schedule include 5 February 2017.
  • In-Class Event: Travel to an education center to take this class, below is a selection of the in-class events on the schedule:

 Location  Date  Delivery Language
Brussels, Belgium
3 April 2017 English
Bogoto Colombia
19 December 2016 Spanish
Hamburg, Germany
30 January 2017 German
Munich, Germany
24 April 2017 German
Tokyo, Japan
13 February 2017 Japanese
Seoul, Korea
19 December 2016 Korean
Mexico City, Mexico
20 February 2017 Spanish
Utrecht, Netherlands
3 April 2017 English
Makati City, Philippines
6 February 2017 English
Johannesburg, South Africa 16 January 2017 English
Pretoria, South Africa 5 June 2017 English
Chicago, IL, United States 27 February 2017 English
Belmont, CA, United States 3 April 2017 English
Reston, VA, United States 1 May 2017 English
The Oracle Linux 5&6 System Administration course is one step in your preparation to sit the Oracle Linux 5 & 6 System Administrator OCA certificate exam

To register for an event or learn more about the Oracle Linux curriculum, go to http://oracle.com/education/linux.

Thursday Nov 24, 2016

Training Thursdays: Save Time and Effort with Automated Linux Installation

Administrators can save time and effort by automating the installation of Oracle Linux with Kickstart as follows:

  • Create a Kickstart file
  • Make the Kickstart file available on a boot medium or network
  • Make Oracle Linux installation tree available
  • Initiate the Kickstart installation

To learn about Kickstart and many other key topics, Linux 7 users can take the Oracle Linux 7: Advanced Administration course. You can take this courses in the following formats:

  • Training-on-Demand: Follow streaming video of expert instructors at your own pace and book time to get hands-on exercises when suits your schedule.
  • Live-Virtual Event: Attend a live event from your own desk, no travel required. Events are added to the schedule to suit different time-zones. Live-Virtual events on the schedule include 5 and 19 December 2016, 16 January, 6 and 13 February, 27 March and 24 April 2017.
  • In-Class Event: Travel to an education center to take this class. In-Class events on the schedule include:

 Location  Date  Delivery Language
Brisbane, Australia
20 March 2017 English
London, England
24 April 2017 English
Reading, England
24 April 2017 English
Paris, France
20 February 2017 French
Hamburg, Germany
19 December 2016 German
Munich, Germany
6 March 2017 German
Johannesburg, South Africa
6 March 2017 English
Reston, VA, United States
30 January 2017 English
Durham, NC, United States 6 February 2017 English
Columbus, OH, United States 20 February 2017 English
Roseville, MN, United States 20 February 2017 English
Houston, TX, United States 27 February 2017 English
Miami, FL, United States 24 April 2017 English
Belmont, CA, United States 8 May 2017 English

If you are using an earlier version of Linux, take the Oracle Linux 5 & 6 Advanced Administration course in the following formats:

  • Training-on-Demand: Follow streaming video at your own pace and book time to get hands-on exercises when suits your schedule.
  • Live-Virtual Event: Attend a live event from your own desk, no travel required. Events are added to the schedule to suit different time-zones. Live-Virtual events on the schedule include 5 December 2016, 13 February, 13 March, and 24 April 2017.
  • In-Class Event: Travel to an education center to take this class. In-Class events on the schedule include:

 Location  Date  Delivery Language
Alger, Algeria
25 December 2016 French
Munich, Germany
13 February 2017 German
Seoul, Korea
26 December 2016 Korean
Wellington, New Zealand
5 December 2017 English
Johannesburg, South Africa 6 February 2017 English
Pretoria, South Africa 26 June 2017 English
Belmont, CA, United States 6 February 2017 English
Cambridge, MA, United States 20 March 2017 English
Irving, TX, United States 22 May 2017 English

The Oracle Linux 5 & 6 Advanced Administration course is one step for those preparing to take the Oracle Linux 6 Advanced System Administrator OCP certificate exam.

To register for an event or learn more about the Oracle Linux curriculum, go to http://oracle.com/education/linux.

Thursday Nov 17, 2016

Training Thursdays: Oracle Linux Battle Tested by Largest Enterprises

Oracle Linux is battle tested. Thousands of the world's largest enterprises trust Oracle Linux for their mission critical workloads. These companies benefit from the rich compliance reporting and remediation available with Oracle Linux.

Join these companies on Oracle Linux by adopting Oracle Linux 7. Linux administrators can learn what is new in Oracle Linux 7 by taking the Oracle Linux 7: What's New for Administrators training in the following formats:

  • Live-Virtual Event: Attend a live event from your own desk, no travel required. Live-Virtual Events on the schedule include 18 January, 15 March, 26 April, and 31 May 2017.
  • In-Class Event: Travel to an education center to attend a class. Below are a selection of the In-Class Events already on the schedule:

 Location  Date  Delivery Language
Reading, England 25 January 2017 English
Reading, England 3 May 2017 English
Berlin, Germany 30 January 2017 German
Hamburg, Germany 30 January 2017 German

To register for an event or to learn more about the Oracle Linux curriculum, go to http://oracle.com/education/linux.

Thursday Nov 03, 2016

Training Thursdays: Learn About Easy Install of Oracle RDBMS on Oracle Linux 7

In the Oracle Linux 7: System Administration training you learn how to easily install Oracle RDBMS 12c on Oracle Linux 7. Just install the oracle-rdbms-server-preinstall RPM and your OS is completely configured to start the Oracle database installer. For example, simply type yum install oracle-rdbms-server-12cR1-preinstall and it will download all required dependencies, create the oracle user id, modify sysctl.conf and modify limits.conf. Next, download the 12c software, start the installer and you're good to go.

This is just one of the many topics covered in the Oracle Linux 7: System Administration training.

You can take this training in the following formats:

  • Training-on-Demand: Start training within 24 hours of registration, following lecture material at your own pace through streaming video and booking time to get hands-on experience when suits your needs.
  • Live Virtual Event: Attend a live event from your own desk, no travel required. Choose from a selection of events on the schedule to suit different time-zones. Events on the schedule include 28 November, 5 December 2016, 16, 23 and 30 January, 27 February and 6 March 2017.
  • In-Class Event: Travel to an education center to take a class. Below is a selection of the in-class events already on the schedule:

 Location  Date  Delivery Language
Brisbane, Australia
27 February 2017 English
Sao Paolo, Brazil
28 November 2016 Brazilian Portuguese
San Salvador, El Salvador
22 May 2017 Spanish
Reading, England
5 December 2016 English
Paris, France
27 February 2017 French
Berlin, Germany
14 November 2016 German
Hamburg, Germany
14 November 2016 German
Munich, Germany
28 November 2016 German
Athens, Greece
7 November 2016 Greece
Milan, Italy
14 November 2016 Italian
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
5 December 2016 English
Mexico City, Mexico
1 May 2017 Spanish
Auckland, New Zealand
14 November 2016 English
Makati City, Philippines
8 May 2017 English
Pasig City, Philippines
20 March 2017 English
Singapore
16 January 2017 English
Johannesburg, South Africa
7 November 2016 English
Bangkok, Thailand
19 December 2016 English
Chicago, IL, United States
28 November 2016 English
Irving, TX, United States
5 December 2016 English
Miami, Fl, United States 19 December 2017 English
Belmont, CA, United States 13 February 2017 English
Orlando, Fl, United States 13 March 2017 English
Reston, VA, United States 17 April 2017 English
Those using earlier versions of Oracle Linux can learn about BTRFS and much more by taking the Oracle Linux 5 & 6: System Administration course. You can take this course in the following formats:
  • Training-on-Demand: Start training within 24 hours of registration, following lecture material at your own pace through streaming video and booking a time that suits your schedule to work through hands-on exercises.
  • Live Virtual Event: Attend a live event from your own desk, no travel required. Choose from a selection of events on the schedule to suit different time-zones. Events on the schedule include 14 November 2016 and 6 February 2017.
  • In-Class Event: Travel to an education center to take a class. Below is a selection of the in-class events already on the schedule. 

 Location  Date  Delivery Language
Brussels, Belgium
3 April 2017 English
Sao Paolo, Brazil
12 December 2016 Brazilian Portuguese
Bogoto, Colombia
19 December 2016 Spanish
London, England
13 March 2017 English
Hamburg, Germany
30 January 2017 German
Munich, Germany
24 April 2017 German
Milan, Italy
12 December 2016 Italian
Rome, Italy
28 November 2016 Italian
Tokyo, Japan
7 November 2016 Japanese
Seoul, Korea
19 December 2016 Korean
Mexico City, Mexico
20 February 2016 Spanish
Utrecht, Netherlands
3 April 2017 English
Makati City, Philippines
6 February 2017 English
Johannesburg, South Africa
16 January 2017 English
Pretoria, South Africa 5 December 2016 English
Reston, VA, United States  1 May 2017 English
Atlanta, GA, United States 19 December 2016 English
Chicago, IL, United States 27 February 2017 English
Belmont, CA, United States 3 April 2017 English

Taking the Oracle Linux System Administration course is one step in your preparation to sit the Oracle Linux 5 & 6 System Administrator OCA certificate exam.

To register for an event or learn more about the Oracle Linux curriculum, go to http://oracle.com/education/linux.

Thursday Oct 27, 2016

Training Thursdays: 10th Anniversary of Oracle Linux

This week, Oracle Linux is celebrating it's 10th anniversary. It has been a great 10 years and this is just the beginning of an exciting journey as Oracle continues to invest heavily in Linux. Oracle Linux is a key part of development and deployment of Oracle products and it is part of the infrastructure that makes Oracle Cloud the best choice for Oracle customers.

Find your place on the Oracle Linux learning paths so you can be part of this Oracle Linux journey.

The Oracle Linux curriculum has something for everyone, whether you are:

  • Using Oracle Linux 5, 6, or 7
  • A novice system administrator
  • Looking to deepen your knowledge of Linux system administration
  • An Oracle Linux user who is new to Oracle Linux 7

To learn more about the Oracle Linux curriculum, go to http://oracle.com/education/linux.

Thursday Oct 20, 2016

Training Thursdays: Oracle Linux 7 Advanced Administration Now Available On-Line

The popular Oracle Linux 7: Advanced Administration course is now available in the Training-on-Demand format. With the Training-on-Demand format, you can watch recorded classroom delivery by an expert instructor, following lectures at your own pace by accessing streaming video from your desktop or tablet. You can fast-forward, pause, rewind and search the material.

With this course you get great hands-on experience. You can book access to a dedicated course environment when suits your schedule.

For more information about the Oracle Linux curriculum, go to http://oracle.com/education/linux.

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