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Linux Administration with sed and awk

by Andrew Mallett

This course shows how you can use tools such as sed and awk to create your own reports. Working with live data and real life examples, this course teaches a practical solution for you to use in your own environment.

What you'll learn

This course will take you through the complexity of using sed and awk, showing you how easy these can be with a little practice. Starting with grep, we use the tool to learn the art of regular expressions. With these basics, we move on to the practical use of sed and awk. The course culminates in a discussion about working with web access log files of 30,000 lines or more, and shows how to create your own log analysis tool. The examples are based around the practical needs of a both a hypothetical company and potential real-life problems.

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About the author

Andrew is an all around Linux professional with in depth knowledge of the OS and this is supported with scripting in bash, perl, python and ruby and application development in C, C++ and Java. Having worked for many years in training, Andrew has developed automated course build systems after endless time wasted on Friday nights. The first build system he built was aptly named "Friday nights." This has inspired his interest in all things deployment related. He has authored training courses on M... more

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