• Overview of the Linux history and its different distributions (Red Hat, SUSE, Oracle Linux, etc.)
  • Understand the architecture of the Linux operating system (processes, memory, kernel, etc.)
  • Install a Linux operating system
  • Configure Linux components (kernel, system, network, storage, file system, etc.)
  • Discover the different Linux management tools
  • Install software and configure services
  • Manage memory and processes
  • Manage users and security
  • Discover the best practices of dbi services on Linux for Oracle, PostrgreSQL, MySQL/MariaDB and SQL Server
  • Troubleshoot a Linux operating system


  • Presentations, practical exercises, case studies and question-oriented demonstrations
  • Discussion and networking during breaks and lunch (included)

Target groups

  • This Linux for DBA course is designed for DBAs who are starting to work with Linux.


  • Good knowledge of relational database systems
  • Basic knowledge of networks
  • Basic knowledge of storage

5% discount for SOUG, SwissPUG and DOAG members.


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Joël Cattin

Principal Consultant

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Misa Stozinic