Oracle Solaris Containers Administration

Duration : 3 Days (24 Hours)

Oracle Solaris Containers Administration Course Overview:

The Oracle Solaris Containers Administration course offers a solid foundation in administering Oracle Solaris Containers. Covering container architecture, configuration, and management, it provides hands-on experience with Oracle Solaris Container software for provisioning, deploying, and monitoring scalable environments. Suitable for system administrators, architects, and managers overseeing virtualization and consolidation of Oracle Solaris environments, this course equips participants with essential skills to effectively administer and manage containerized systems.

Intended Audience:

  • IT Professionals responsible for deploying and maintaining Solaris Containers
  • Administrators with experience in the Solaris operating system
  • System Engineers familiar with system administration concepts
  • Developers working in Solaris environments
  • Individuals seeking to enhance their knowledge of containerization
  • Those interested in understanding the applications and benefits of container technology
  • IT personnel aiming to leverage container features like reliability, scalability, and security within the Oracle Solaris environment

Learning Objectives of Oracle Solaris Containers Administration:

1. Gain an understanding of the concepts, best practices and tools required to manage Oracle Solaris Containers at the command line and using theVirtualBoxhypervisor.
2. Learn how to configure storage and network resources necessary to deploy a containerized application using Solaris Container Manager and command-line tools.
3. Develop the ability to monitor and debug container performance and systemwide resource utilization.
4. Learn how to use Chroot, Zones and Containers to segment applications and secure data.
5. Discover how to set up automated capabilities for monitoring and managing Solaris Containers deployments both on-premise and in the cloud.
6. Understand the underlying technologies and protocols used by Solaris Containers and how to leverage them in your environment.

 Module 1: Virtualization Trends in the Datacenter

  • Describe the need for virtualization
  • Describe the benefits of a dynamic datacenter
  • Describe Oracle virtualization technologies

 Module 2: Describing Solaris Zones and Containers

  • Identify the features of Solaris Zones partitioning technology
  • Describe when zone partitioning is used
  • Describe zone types
  • Identify zone daemons
  • Describe zone models
  • Describe zone networking
  • Describe zone states
  • Differentiate between a zone and a container

 Module 3: Creating, Installing, and Booting Zones

  • Configure zones
  • Install zones
  • Boot zones
  • Halt a zone
  • Access a running zone from the global zone
  • Complete zone system identification steps in various ways

 Module 4: Connect Storage to Zones

  • Describe different ways to make storage available to zones
  • Use UFS with zones
  • Use LOFS with zones
  • Use ZFS with zones

 Module 5: Managing Packages and Patches Within Zones

  • Describe the Oracle Solaris Zones software package management features
  • Add packages to zones
  • Remove packages from zones
  • Describe the Oracle Solaris Zones software patch management features
  • Apply patches to zones, including using the zones parallel patching enhancement for all Solaris 10 releases
  • Remove patches from zones
  • Identify Solaris update methods available on systems with non-global zones installed

 Module 6: Configuring Persistent Resource Pools

  • Describe resource management concepts
  • Describe resource pool concepts
  • Determine which resource pool configuration is appropriate
  • Configure a persistent resource pool
  • Bind one or more zones to a persistent pool

 Module 7: Configuring Resource Management With Zones

  • Describe new zone resource management features in the Oracle Solaris 10 OS
  • Describe and implement use of the Fair Share Scheduler class
  • Configure temporary resource pools using zone configurations
  • Configure CPU shares for zones
  • Configure memory capping for zones
  • Configure an absolute fine-grained cap on the amount of CPU resources that can be consumed by a zone

 Module 8: Performing Zone Advanced Network Management

  • Describe IP multi-pathing (IPMP)
  • Configure IPMP to support a shared-IP zone
  • Configure exclusive-IP zones
  • Configure IPMP with exclusive-IP zones

 Module 9: Renaming, Moving, Cloning, and Migrating Zones

  • Rename zones
  • Move a zone to another location on the same system
  • Clone a zone
  • Migrate zones from one machine to another
  • Perform a trial migration before migrating a zone
  • Migrate a physical Oracle Solaris system to a zone

 Module 10: Performing Zone Backups and Restores

  • Describe how to create backups on systems with zones installed
  • Relate non-global zone configurations to backup and recovery requirements
  • Make zone backups from the global zone
  • Make backups from within a non-global zone
  • Understand limitations on backing up loopback file systems
  • Save and restore non-global zone configuration information
  • Recover individual non-global zones

 Module 11: Migrating a Physical Solaris System into a Zone

  • Describe how to migrate a physical Oracle Solaris System into a Zone (P2V)
  • Understand the P2V capabilities of Solaris 10
  • Prepare for system migration
  • Configure the zone on the target system in preparation for migration
  • Install zone on the target system
  • Boot the zone to complete migration

 Module 12: Configuring the lx Branded Zone

  • Describe branded zones technology
  • Plan, configure, and install an lx branded zone
  • Boot an lx branded zone
  • Configure lx branded zone networking
  • List the operation system types supported by branded zones
  • Administer applications in an lx rranded zone

Oracle Solaris Containers Administration Course Prerequisites:

A basic knowledge and understanding of Sun Solaris operating system and Unix shell scripting is recommended for anyone taking an Oracle Solaris Containers Administration Course.

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