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System Maintenance

An overview of core maintenance tasks such as data backup and performance monitoring.

14 videos  //  84 minutes of training

Course description

Understand data compression for backing up and storing files, including compression algorithms, compressed file formats and utilities, archive file types and job scheduling commands such as cron. The course also reviews tools for system monitoring, performance and other reports, types of OS log files and their priorities, and manipulation of text files.

Course syllabus

Backup and Restore Part 1Duration: 5:25

Backup and Restore Part 2Duration: 4:44

Tape Archive FilesDuration: 6:44

Scheduling TasksDuration: 6:44

Cron Command Part 1Duration: 6:39

Cron Command Part 2Duration: 6:44

Performance Monitoring Part 1Duration: 4:57

Performance Monitoring Part 2Duration: 5:19

System MonitoringDuration: 4:33

Logging and Text File Commands Part 1Duration: 6:37

Logging and Text File Commands Part 2Duration: 3:52

Text Manipulation Part 1Duration: 9:04

Text Manipulation Part 2Duration: 7:02

Text Manipulation Part 3Duration: 5:15

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$599 / license

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