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Oracle(R) University Launches Enterprise Linux Training and Certification

ORACLE OPENWORLD, SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Oracle today announced Enterprise Linux training and certification from Oracle University. Oracle now provides course offerings on the Linux operating system, as well as courses for database and system administrators who run Oracle Database on Linux. These courses lead to new Oracle Certification Program credentials that recognize Linux skills and expertise with Oracle Database.

ORACLE OPENWORLD, SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Oracle today announced Enterprise Linux training and certification from Oracle University. Oracle now provides course offerings on the Linux operating system, as well as courses for database and system administrators who run Oracle Database on Linux. These courses lead to new Oracle Certification Program credentials that recognize Linux skills and expertise with Oracle Database.

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"With Oracle's long-standing commitment to Linux, it's a natural evolution for Oracle University to extend its world-class training curriculum to specifically address the Linux community," said John L. Hall, senior vice president of Oracle University. "With our proven track record of training customers on subjects spanning the entire Oracle software stack, we now embark on a strategy of providing Linux training to anyone who wants to learn and master Linux."

Enterprise Linux courses include: – Enterprise Linux: Fundamentals (4 days) – Enterprise Linux: System Administration (4 days) Oracle Database on Linux courses include: – Oracle Database: Managing Oracle on Linux for DBAs (2 days) – Oracle Database: Managing Oracle on Linux for System Administrators (3 days)

Enterprise Linux: Fundamentals provides the essential skills needed to be proficient at the Unix or Linux command line. This hands-on course covers the Linux file system and how to manipulate it; the basic Linux notions of pipes, redirection, regular expressions, and other tools for performing complex tasks; the management of processes and jobs; vi, the standard Unix editor; and the ability to construct shell scripts to automate routine or difficult operations.

Enterprise Linux: System Administration is for students already comfortable with working in the Linux environment. This in-depth course provides the skills needed to set up and maintain Linux computers. The class covers subjects ranging from initial installation of Enterprise Linux to day-to-day administrative tasks such as management of user accounts and disk space. Also included are troubleshooting skills that system administrators need to cope with unexpected behavior.

Oracle Database: Managing Oracle on Linux for DBAs is designed to give database administrators a firm understanding of the components required to successfully deploy Oracle Database on Enterprise Linux. Students learn how to configure the Linux operating system for optimal performance with an Oracle database. Also covered are such administrative tasks as file system choices, kernel and memory model selection, automated startup and shutdown scripts, and customizing the database for Linux. Hands-on practices take the student through the entire installation, tuning, configuration, and debugging process.

Oracle Database: Managing Oracle on Linux for System Administrators prepares Linux system administrators to manage a system on which Oracle Database is installed. Topics covered include preparing Linux for a database installation, how Oracle works on Enterprise Linux, the database architecture, and the effects that the database has on the process list, disk space, memory use, and CPU utilization. Hands-on practices reinforce the concepts presented, including the installation and use of several tools that help to gather diagnostic information.

For full details and course schedules, please visit oracle.com/education/linux.

Oracle Certification Program: Linux Credentials

Candidates for the Enterprise Linux Certified Administrator credential demonstrate a high level of proficiency with Enterprise Linux system administration.

Candidates for the Managing Oracle on Linux Certified Expert credential have the necessary domain expertise in configuring Oracle Database on the Linux operating system. The accreditation is designed to certify competency in the foundational skills required to manage important database administration and configuration functions such as customization, tuning, and performance monitoring.

For more information about Linux certification from Oracle University, please visit oracle.com/education/certification.

About Oracle and Linux

Oracle's Linux commitment began in 1998 with the first commercial database on Linux. Today, Oracle Database is #1 on Linux with 82.6% of the market. With the strong momentum of Oracle Applications and Oracle Fusion Middleware on Linux, only Oracle provides complete support for the complete software stack on Linux. Oracle Unbreakable Linux is a support program that delivers the highest quality support for Linux with premier backports and lifetime support, comprehensive Linux server lifecycle management, full indemnification, and more, while significantly lowering costs.

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