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Linux for DBAs workshop

dbi InSite Workshops

As a database administrator (DBA), you cannot ignore the underlying operating system (Linux/Unix etc.) on which the database is installed. This Linux workshop training covers all essential Linux/Unix concepts and distributions (Red Hat, SUSE, Oracle Enterprise Linux, etc.) you need to know in order to operate your database smoothly. Through various exercises, you will gain plenty of practical experience during this workshop course.

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(*) Prices are to be considered per participant and without VAT

-5% for SOUG, SwissPUG, or DOAG members
Members of the SOUG (Swiss Oracle User Group), SwissPUG (Swiss PostgreSQL User Group) or DOAG (Deutsche Oracle-Anwendergruppe) are entitled to a discount of 5% on our trainings

Training objectives

  • Understand the Linux operating system architecture
  • Configure the Linux components (kernel, system, network, storage, file system, aso.)
  • Discover Linux management tools
  • Install software and configure services
  • Manage memory and processes
  • Manage users and security


  • Linux overview, history and distributions (Red Hat, SUSE, Oracle Linux, etc.)
  • Linux architecture (processes, memory, kernel, etc.)
  • Linux installation
  • Linux tools
  • Network configuration
  • Storage and file system management (LVM, Stratis)
  • Linux directory structure
  • Software management (YUM, DNF, Application Stream)
  • Security
  • dbi services best practices for Oracle, PostgreSQL, MySQL/MariaDB and SQL Server on Linux.


  • Presentation with many practical exercises and trainings
  • Case studies, live demos, discussions
  • Networking during coffee break, lunch, and apéro on last day (included in price, except for on-site workshop courses)

Target groups

  • Database administrators (DBA) starting to work with Linux

Language & documentation

  • Workshop training normally held in English; French or German possible instead as course languages
  • Documentation: content details, scripts, case study solutions in a PDF file (in English)

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