System administrators need libraries of solutions that are ingenious but understandable. They don't want to reinvent the wheel, but they don't want to reinvent filesystem management either! Expert Shell Scripting is the ultimate resource for all working Linux, Unix, and OS X system administrators who would like to have short, succinct, and powerful shell implementations of tricky system scripting tasks. Automating small to medium system management tasks Analyzing system data and editing configuration files Scripting Linux, Unix, and OS X applications using bash, ksh, et al.
A compendium of shell scripting recipes that can immediately be used, adjusted, and applied The shell is the primary way of communicating with the Unix and Linux systems, providing a direct way to program by automating simple-to-intermediate tasks. With this book, Linux expert Steve Parker shares a collection of shell scripting recipes that can be used as is or easily modified for a variety of environments or situations. The book covers shell programming, with a focus on Linux and the Bash shell; it provides credible, real-world relevance, as well as providing the flexible tools to get started immediately. Shares a collection of helpful shell scripting recipes that can immediately be used for various of real-world challenges Features recipes for system tools, shell features, and systems administration Provides a host of plug and play recipes for to immediately apply and easily modify so the wheel doesn't have to be reinvented with each challenge faced Come out of your shell and dive into this collection of tried and tested shell scripting recipes that you can start using right away!
Every system administrator using Linux/Unix systems needs a working knowledge of shell scripting. But knowing just the how-to isn't always enough. Having readymade scripting recipes for various situations, environments, and challenges can make the job much easier. Shell Scripting provides just that. It covers shell programming, with a focus on Linux and the Bash shell, and provides a host of plug and play recipes for immediate use in addition to small variations that can make them useful in other environments. The book uses realistic recipes to hold the pieces together, which provides credibility, real-world relevance, as well as providing the reader with flexible tools to get started immediately.
Esta obra cuenta con una amplia selección de los scripts y las técnicas que el autor ha utilizado y recopilado durante años como administrador de sistemas con el fin de profundizar más de lo que lo hacen los libros de programación de consolas para principiantes, explicando no sólo lo que hace el código, sino cómo y por qué se escogió una lógica concreta. Estos scripts serán una gran incorporación a su repertorio e incrementarán su habilidad para enfrentarse a los problemas y optar por una solución. Probablemente haya observado el gran número de libros sobre programación de consolas y de sitios Web que puede consultar para aumentar sus conocimientos en este terreno, pero la gran mayoría, son muy básicos. El objetivo principal de este libro es combinar algunas de las herramientas, fragmentos de código y scripts más exclusivos, que están por encima del nivel de los scripts básicos. Tiene en sus manos un libro de recetas que incluye las menos conocidas y algunos algoritmos bastante avanzados que le resultarán de gran utilidad.
There's a lot to be said for going back to basics. Not only does this Bible give you a quick refresher on the structure of open-source Linux software, it also shows you how to bypass the hefty graphical user interface on Linux systems and start interacting the fast and efficient way?with command lines and automated scripts. You'll learn how to manage files on the filesystem, start and stop programs, use databases, even do Web programming?without a GUI?with this one-stop resource.
Expert Consolidation in Oracle Database 12c is your key to reducing data management costs and increasing data center efficiency. Consolidation and cloud computing are converging trends sweeping the industry. The same technologies enabling cloud computing enable consolidation as well, leading to savings on all fronts from the amount of power used for servers to the amount of floor space consumed to the number of administrators needed to manage an installation. Yet the consolidation process can be a long and winding road. Success requires planning, and consideration to the impacts on supporting infrastructure. Expert Consolidation in Oracle Database 12c guides you through planning and implementing a consolidated Oracle Database installation using the many new features built into the latest release of Oracle’s database management system. You’ll learn to identify candidates for consolidation and to recognize instances that are best left stand-alone. The book guides in working with clustered systems and ASM storage in the consolidated environment. Focus is given to Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c Cloud Control as a monitoring and management dashboard. Always the goal is to drive towards a cost-effective environment that is efficient both in technology and people. Focuses on the new consolidation features in Oracle Database 12c Helps you evaluate and correctly decide when to consolidate Leads to cost savings and improved data center efficiency
The bash shell is a complete programming language, not merely a glue to combine external Linux commands. By taking full advantage of shell internals, shell programs can perform as snappily as utilities written in C or other compiled languages. And you will see how, without assuming Unix lore, you can write professional bash 4.0 programs through standard programming techniques. Complete bash coverage Teaches bash as a programming language Helps you master bash 4.0 features What you’ll learn Use the shell to write new utilities and accomplish most programming tasks. Use shell parameter expansion to replace many external commands, making scripts very fast. Learn to avoid many common mistakes that cause scripts to fail. Learn how bash’s readline and history libraries can save typing when getting user input. Learn to use features new to bash 4.0. Build shell scripts that get information from the Web. Who this book is for Beginning Linux and Unix system administrators who want to be in full command of their systems. Table of Contents Hello, World! Your First Shell Program Input, Output, and Throughput Looping and Branching Command-Line Parsing and Expansion Parameters and Variables Shell Functions String Manipulation File Operations and Commands Reserved Words and Builtin Commands Writing Bug-Free Scripts and Debugging the Rest Programming for the Command Line Runtime Configuration Data Processing Scripting the Screen Entry-Level Programming
Do amazing things with the shell About This Book Become an expert in creating powerful shell scripts and explore the full possibilities of the shell Automate any administrative task you could imagine, with shell scripts Packed with easy-to-follow recipes on new features on Linux, particularly, Debian-based, to help you accomplish even the most complex tasks with ease Who This Book Is For If you are a beginner or an intermediate Linux user who wants to master the skill of quickly writing scripts and automate tasks without reading the entire man pages, then this book is for you. You can start writing scripts and one-liners by simply looking at the relevant recipe and its descriptions without any working knowledge of shell scripting or Linux. Intermediate / advanced users, system administrators / developers, and programmers can use this book as a reference when they face problems while coding. What You Will Learn Interact with websites via scripts Write shell scripts to mine and process data from the Web Automate system backups and other repetitive tasks with crontab Create, compress, and encrypt archives of your critical data. Configure and monitor Ethernet and wireless networks Monitor and log network and system activity Tune your system for optimal performance Improve your system's security Identify resource hogs and network bottlenecks Extract audio from video files Create web photo albums Use git or fossil to manage revision control and interact with FOSS projects Create and maintain Linux containers and Virtual Machines Run a private Cloud server In Detail The shell is the most powerful tool your computer provides. Despite having it at their fingertips, many users are unaware of how much the shell can accomplish. Using the shell, you can generate databases and web pages from sets of files, automate monotonous admin tasks such as system backups, monitor your system's health and activity, identify network bottlenecks and system resource hogs, and more. This book will show you how to do all this and much more. This book, now in its third edition, describes the exciting new features in the newest Linux distributions to help you accomplish more than you imagine. It shows how to use simple commands to automate complex tasks, automate web interactions, download videos, set up containers and cloud servers, and even get free SSL certificates. Starting with the basics of the shell, you will learn simple commands and how to apply them to real-world issues. From there, you'll learn text processing, web interactions, network and system monitoring, and system tuning. Software engineers will learn how to examine system applications, how to use modern software management tools such as git and fossil for their own work, and how to submit patches to open-source projects. Finally, you'll learn how to set up Linux Containers and Virtual machines and even run your own Cloud server with a free SSL Certificate from Style and approach This book will take you through useful real-world recipes designed to make your daily life easier when working with the shell.
Dozens of professional resume writers share their secrets and sample resumes for landing the fastest-growing and highest-paying jobs in the computer and online industries, showing readers how to present technical skills in reader-friendly language that employers demand. Includes over 180 pages of sample resumes targeted to high-tech jobs, from entry-level to executive.
With the expert techniques discussed in this book, Oracle database administrators can automate routine tasks to save time and money and better monitor the flow of work. Using shell scripts—an indispensable tool on UIX and Linux—any number of commands can be combined and executed either simultaneously or sequentially. More than 50 working shell scripts for both beginners and experts give Oracle professionals a fantastic head-start on automating their administration duties and are easily modifiable for any environment. Topics include the history of shells and shell scripting, detailed step-by-step instructions on building shell scripts, how to tell when things are working right, and how to effectively monitor the system for failures.
A Bourne Shell Programming/Scripting Tutorial for learning about using the Unix shell. Learn Linux / Unix shell scripting by example along with the theory. We'll have you mastering Unix shell scripting in no time! This thorough yet practical tutorial with examples throughout has been written with extensive feedback from literally hundreds of students and professionals in the field, both with and without a Unix or Linux background. From the author of the Wiley book "Shell Scripting - Expert Recipes for Bash, Linux and more" and of "How to Build a LAMP Server," this is his best-read and most popular work to date.
UNIX expert Randal K. Michael guides you through every detail of writing shell scripts to automate specific tasks. Each chapter begins with a typical, everyday UNIX challenge, then shows you how to take basic syntax and turn it into a shell scripting solution. Covering Bash, Bourne, and Korn shell scripting, this updated edition provides complete shell scripts plus detailed descriptions of each part. UNIX programmers and system administrators can tailor these to build tools that monitor for specific system events and situations, building solid UNIX shell scripting skills to solve real-world system administration problems.
Portable shell scripting is the future of modern Linux, OS X, and Unix command–line access. Beginning Portable Shell Scripting: From Novice to Professional teaches shell scripting by using the common core of most shells and expands those principles to all of scripting. You will learn about portable scripting and how to use the same syntax and design principles for all shells. You’ll discover about the interaction between shells and other scripting languages like Ruby and Python, and everything you learn will be shown in context for Linux, OS X, bash, and AppleScript. What you’ll learn This book will prime you on not just shell scripting, but also the modern context of portable shell scripting. You will learn The core Linux/OS X shell constructs from a portability point of view How to write scripts that write other scripts, and how to write macros and debug them How to write and design shell script portably from the ground up How to use programmable utilities and their inherent portability to your advantage, while pinpointing potential traps Pulling everything together, how to engineer scripts that play well with Python and Ruby, and even run on embedded systems Who this book is for This book is for system administrators, programmers, and testers working across Linux, OS X, and the Unix command line. Table of Contents Introduction to Shell Scripting Patterns and Regular Expressions Basic Shell Scripting Core Shell Features Explained Shells Within Shells Invocation and Execution Shell Language Portability Utility Portability Bringing It All Together Shell Script Design Mixing and Matching
This useful, how-to book features a collection of useful shell scripts that solve problems and help UNIX and Linux users customize their computing environment.
Windows NT Shell Scripting is a comprehensive reference for network professionals. It is the only book available on the practical use of the Windows NT shell scripting language. The book begins with a high-level introduction to the shell language itself, then describes the shell commands that are useful for controlling or managing different components of a network, i.e. file management, etc. The second part of the book is a comprehensive reference of all the commands, organized by function, for easy reference by the reader.
If you are new to the Raspberry Pi, the Arduino, or home automation and wish to develop some amazing projects using these tools, then this book is for you. Any experience in using the Raspberry Pi would be an added advantage.
Master the Underutilized Advanced Features of SQL and PL/SQL This hands-on guide from Oracle Press shows how to fully exploit lesser known but extremely useful SQL and PL/SQL features―and how to effectively use both languages together. Written by a team of Oracle ACE Directors, Real-World SQL and PL/SQL: Advice from the Experts features best practices, detailed examples, and insider tips that clearly demonstrate how to write, troubleshoot, and implement code for a wide variety of practical applications. The book thoroughly explains underutilized SQL and PL/SQL functions and lays out essential development strategies. Data modeling, advanced analytics, database security, secure coding, and administration are covered in complete detail. Learn how to: • Apply advanced SQL and PL/SQL tools and techniques • Understand SQL and PL/SQL functionality and determine when to use which language • Develop accurate data models and implement business logic • Run PL/SQL in SQL and integrate complex datasets • Handle PL/SQL instrumenting and profiling • Use Oracle Advanced Analytics and Oracle R Enterprise • Build and execute predictive queries • Secure your data using encryption, hashing, redaction, and masking • Defend against SQL injection and other code-based attacks • Work with Oracle Virtual Private Database Code examples in the book are available for download at TAG: For a complete list of Oracle Press titles, visit

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