Shell Scripts for Beginners

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Taught by: Mumshad Mannambeth,  Vijin Palazhi

Shell scripts in Linux are an easy to use time saving solution for automating repetitive or complex set of tasks in a System Administrators daily life. It can help save time and increase productivity. So it’s a must have skill for any one working on computers.

Shell scripts can be used to automate repetitive tasks such as performing daily backups of your system or installing and patch packages on multiple servers, or monitoring the system periodically such as to check the memory, cpu and disk usage and raise alarms if required, or perform regular audits on a system such as to identify logged in users monitor activities performed by users or to identify processes consuming most resources or search through multiple log files and identify root cause of problems etc.

This course is a beginner level course and is for those who are absolute beginners to shell scripting or programming. System Administrators, Developers or IT engineers who do not have any prior programming experience can go through this course to gain basic knowledge of shell scripting. As part of this course we will explain the necessary programming concepts required for shell scripting. And we learn in a fun way using examples of a space station launching missions to explore the universe. As well as our embedded hands-on labs that will make sure you gain enough hands-on practice right after you learn each concept. We will test your scripts to make sure you have written them correctly and also provide feedback. This course is divided into different sections where we discuss what shell scripts are and how to get started with your first shell script. We discuss how to make your scripts executable. We discuss various concepts related to scripting such as variables, control logics such as conditional statements, loops such as for loops and while loops, arithmetic operations etc. And throughout the course we will also discuss best practices while scripting such as what to do and what not to do and how to develop a script that’s reusable. We will also see some tips and tricks such as some IDEs and utilities that can help you improve your scripting skills.

What are the pre-requisites to attend this course?

  • Linux command line basics
  • No programming knowledge required

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Fernando Jordan Silva
Fernando Jordan Silva
Solutions Architect at Renault Group, Spain
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I'm not a security specialist, but I have realized that the course explains very well every topic and you can use the labs in every lesson to practice. It's a hard certification but using this course I could learn every element step by step and test myself if I was ready using the exam simulators, and I was great because the simulators are very close to a real exam! using this course I got the certification in my first attempt!
Amjad Nagori
Amjad Nagori
Solutions Architect, Logic Monitor
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Thank you so much Mumshad Mannambeth for the awesome course, I couldn't find better than yours. These courses are well designed with awesome practice labs and have more than the required content to learn and pass the Kubernetes exams. Not sure how you are managing them with these much of low cost.
Sandy Yang
Sandy Yang
Engineer, Architecture, Devops Advocate, Cloud Practitioner
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... Thank you Mumshad Mannambeth and the team for your contribution to computer education. If all training programs were like yours, there won't be a movement called #womanintech....
Andrzej Kozlowski
Andrzej Kozlowski
Zurich, Switzerland
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Thanks KodeKloud for amazing Kodekloud Engineer site ! You are guys the future of IT education ! Special thanks for Mumshad Mannambeth for the best Kubernetes training and amazing KodeKloud labs.

About the instructor

Mumshad Mannambeth  Founder of KodeKloud, an IT Consultant and a Certified Kubernetes Administrator

Mumshad is passionate about sharing his knowledge and teaches over 180,000 students world wide. He believes the best way to learn is to learn by doing and in a fun way. He has authored multiple courses on DevOps and Cloud & Automation technologies. Mumshad’s courses focus on providing students with an interactive and hands-on experience in learning new technology that makes it fun & interesting.

About the instructor

Vijin

Vijin Palazhi  Terraform Certified Professional

Vijin is a training architect at KodeKloud. He is an Infrastructure Specialist with 10 years of experience in IT Infrastructure and expertise in Systems Engineering: Storage and Backup solutions, Oracle Engineered Systems Stack, Oracle Middleware, Virtualization, Containerization (Kubernetes and Docker Swarm) and Automation. He loves to share his knowledge through creative ways.

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Course Includes

  • 6 Lessons
  • 33 Topics
  • Course Certificate
  • Demo
  • Labs
  • Community support
  • English