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 a committed evangelist of the Linux Operating System and the concept of community and freedom that it provides. He has worked as a technical trainer since 1995 and has taught throughout the world, including Australia, the US, Germany and Eastern Europe. Andrew started teaching Linux in 2004 when Novell acquired SUSE and has been a long time supporter of Novell and provides SYSOP support the the Certifed Novell Instructor community on Linux. Andrew founded theurbanpenguin and has been submitting video training material to his YouTube channel since 2009 and currently has over 8,500 subscribers and 1.6 Million views. Andrew has had two publications with Packt: Citrix Access Gateway VPX Essentials (2012) and Citrix XenApp (2013).

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