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SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11: File System Internals (Advanced Technical Training) [Course 9217]

Course Overview

In the SUSE Linux Enterprise Sever 11 File System Internals class students will get an understanding of the inner workings of the 3 major Linux File Systems; ext, reiser, and xfs. Students must have a firm understanding of the linux operating system to take full advantage of this course.This course has a hands on lab testing performance of the various file systems.

Training Level: 4 - Advanced

Duration: 4 Hours

Key Objectives

For students to get an understanding of the inner workings of the 3 major Linux File Systems; ext, reiser, and xfs.

Audience Summary

The audience for this class should be experienced Linux System Administrators that would like to know how Linux file systems work.

Course Prerequisites

Students should have a firm understanding of the linux system.

Course Outline

SECTION 1: What is a File System
  • Objective 1: What a File System Actually is
  • Objective 2: Types of File Systems used with SUSE Linux

SECTION 2: What is Inside the ext File System
  • Objective 1: Where does ext come from
  • Objective 2: The Internal structure of ext

SECTION 3: What Makes the Reiser File System Tick
  • Objective 1: What is the reiser File System
  • Objective 2: How is the reiser File System different from others

SECTION 4: What is xfs and Why Use it
  • Objective 1: xfs and sgi
  • Objective 2: What advantages does xfs have
  • Exercise 1-1: File System Performance

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