Oracle Solaris Containers Administration

Oracle Solaris Containers Administration Certification Training Course Overview

This course provides hands-on exposure on the various essentials of Oracle Solaris Containers. It outlines the ways of working with Oracle Solaris Containers. The program acquaints students with Oracle virtualization aspect that contains Oracle Solaris Resource Controls, as well as Oracle Solaris Zones. The training covers various critical aspects that participants should be aware of for managing the capabilities available in the Oracle Solaris OS.

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Course Modules

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
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Course Prerequisites
  • Perform basic UNIX tasks
  • Use the vi text editor
  • Describe UNIX devices and common administration concepts
  • Administer systems at a level consistent with having completed the Solaris System Administration parts 1 and 2 courses
  • Network Administration for the Oracle Solaris 10 Operating System
    • Regular Track: Any candidate with basic knowledge of Oracle Solaris 10 and networking.
    • Fast Track: Candidate with intermediate knowledge of Oracle Solaris 10 and networking.
    • Super Fast Track: Candidate with strong knowledge of Oracle Solaris 10 and networking.

Upon Completion of this Course, you will accomplish following:

  • Configuring, installing and administering Zones
  • Configuring Zone file system
  • Migrating Zones
  • Networking Configuration
  • Administering packages, as well as patches that are within Zones

Give an edge to your career with Oracle certification training courses. Students can join the classes for Oracle Solaris Containers Administration Training Course at Koenig Campus located at New Delhi, Bengaluru, Shimla, Goa, Dehradun, Dubai & Instructor-Led Online.