Course code: M7D-CGROUPS02
Download Linux Control Groups (Cgroups) course description (PDF)
This course provides a thorough introduction to Linux control groups (cgroups), one of the components used in a range of modern applications, including container frameworks, sandboxing technologies, and systemd. Detailed presentations coupled with carefully designed practical exercises provide participants with an understanding of cgroups and the knowledge to build and troubleshoot applications that use cgroups.
If you are interested in this course, you might also be interested in the following longer courses which cover a number of related topics, including capabilities, namespaces, and seccomp:
The course employs a lecture+lab format.
The primary audience comprises designers, programmers, and systems administrators who are building, administering, or troubleshooting applications that employ cgroups.
In order to get the most out of the course, participants should have a knowledge of basic UNIX/Linux shell commands.
A significant part of the course is spent on practical exercises. The lab sessions also provide participants with the opportunity to obtain one-to-one assistance from the trainer on the course material and exercises.
Course participants receive course books of around 100 pages. The course books include all of the slides and exercises presented in the course.
The course book has been developed by the trainer, and is constantly updated based on ongoing changes in the Linux kernel, as well as practical teaching experience in courses.
In addition to the course book, participants receive a copy of The Linux Programming Interface, in ebook form.
The following samples give some idea of the course content and style of the course materials:
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21 October 2022
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24 March 2023
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28 April 2023
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Online courses in Europe timezones are normally timed around Berlin time, starting at 08:00, 08:30, or 09:00. Online courses in Americas timezones are normally timed around New York time, starting at 09:00 or 10:00. Depending on the length of breaks, classes typically run for 8.5 to 9 hours per day.
For public online courses, the per-attendee price is €750 reduced to €700 when booked (and either paid or a company purchase order is supplied) at least 4 weeks before the start of the course. (In addition, 19% German 19% VAT is charged for participants attending from German locations; 19% German VAT is also applicable for private attendees in any location in the European Union without a VAT ID.)
For public in-person courses in Munich, GERMANY, the per-attendee price is €750 + 19% German VAT (MWSt).
The course price for in-person courses includes the cost of lunch and refreshments. Discounts are available for multiple attendees from the same company or organization; please inquire at email@example.com for details.
Michael Kerrisk has a unique set of qualifications and experience that ensure that course participants receive training of a very high standard:
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