LTAT.06.003 System Administration (6 ECTS)
Taught by: Mait Tenslind, Vladislav Tuzov, Rasmus Soome, Sander Kuusemets, Ott Eric Oopkaup, Anders Martoja
There will be no classical lectures!
In this subject you will try to shoulder different tasks a normal system administrator has to face, while learning about systems, integrations, monitoring and DevOps. Sessions will be highly practical - there is a short introduction in every session, followed by independent work under teachers supervision.
Obtain basic knowledge on the following topics: storage, computing power, bandwidth, software, resource virtualization, basics of computer systems Learn best practices of system administration with UNIX like systems Understand processes in system administration: planning, risk management, implementation, testing, maintenance, monitoring, documenting, service support, problem management Acquired practical skills include following keywords: filesystems, cloud, linux, devops, networking, monitoring, kubernetes, docker, ansible, apache, s3, postfix, HTTP, TLS, nagios, bash, scripting, encryption, ssh, dns, openssl, ext4
You are expected to know the basics of Linux, networking and the internet, and to be able to use any preferred search engine.
- G1 (UT)
- Monday: 10:15 - 12:00: Sander Kuusemets, Rasmus Soome
- G2 (UT)
- Monday: 14:15 - 16:00: Rasmus Soome, Mait Tenslind
- G3 (UT)
- Wednesday: 8:15 - 10:00: Sander Kuusemets, Anders Martoja
- G4 (UT)
- Wednesday: 14:15 - 16:00: Ott Oopkaup, Vladislav Tuzov
- G5 (Cyber)
- Thursday: 14:15 - 16:00: Vladislav Tuzov, Anders Martoja
- G6 (Cyber)
- Thursday: 16:15 - 18:00: Ott Oopkaup, Mait Tenslind
Discussion is welcome between students, either in labs or anywhere else.
Critical messages will be announced personally using SIS (Study information System messages)
- Labs (computer exercises): 50% of the final grade comes from completing mandatory labs
- Exam: 50% of the final grade
- Exam rules are explained in the lab environment tutorials
- Course is graded positively if you collect at least 51% of total points
Labs have to be done 100% to be eligible for the final exam. Completion of labs will be based checked by an automatic system.
- Access over network, required software:
- VPN Client
- SSH Client
- Web browser
- Maybe VirtualBox
Each student will be given access to a cloud virtualization project on the third week, where s/he will set up a personal VM and complete rest of their labs there. Preliminary Linux skills are highly recommended.