Linux is everywhere today, from embedded systems and handhelds to servers, workstations and appliances. As the scale of computing grows and the scale of Linux deployments grows with it, IT professionals need to keep up with the pace of that growth. Arista’s switch technology is a combination
of advanced hardware and software, at the center of which is the Extensible Operating System, designed and built around a core of Linux.
This course will familiarize students with the background and history of UNIX/Linux systems, dive into how a Linux system runs and show how to interact with it proficiently. Students will leave the class with a base level of knowledge around the available tools and techniques that lead to Linux proficiency, allowing them to build further.
Written and taught by Adam Levin, a seasoned trainer at Arista Networks, this class will give students just the edge they need in the modern world of network automation.
Anyone new to Linux/UNIX, or with only a basic beginner understanding of Linux, will gain knowledge and skills to make students more effective Linux admins, and therefore more effective Arista network admins. This course will get students familiar with the background and history of UNIX/Linux systems and dive into how a Linux system runs and how to interact with it proficiently. It’s not possible to cover everything Linux in two days, but the students will leave the class with a base level of knowledge around the available tools and techniques that lead to Linux proficiency and how to build on that base.
Students will need a computer capable of allowing you to SSH to another system. That’s it. A basic knowledge of any programming language is helpful, as is any basic prior experience with Linux or UNIX from a user perspective.