Using Yum Repositories to Streamline Package Deployment in Linux Environments

By June 7, 2018Uncategorized

Using Yum Repositories to Streamline Package Deployment in Linux Environments

While today’s enterprise Linux environments rely on products from Red Hat, SUSE, Canonical and others, they also frequently rely on systems and software that were developed in-house. Managing the large scale installation, configuration and deployment of these systems is detailed in our Linux Enterprise Automation (LF430) course. A key topic covered in this Linux training course is how to create custom software repositories that allow your system administrators to easily pull software from a variety of sources, both public and private. In this Linux training tutorial, we’ll teach you how to set up a yum repository and populate it with your own packages, which help make installation a breeze.

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About the Speaker

Derek Carter is the part founder of two Linux users groups, a regular presenter at various conferences and actively contributes to several Open Source projects, including some of his own. He has worked as a senior Linux systems administrator for a Fortune 500 company, a consultant to state agencies, and as a QA engineer for a SAN storage company. As a Linux instructor, Derek has written courseware, proctored certification exams, and taught classes across the globe for the Linux Foundation, Red Hat, IBM, Novell, HP, Lockheed Martin and others. Derek is also a husband, father and woodworking enthusiast. He currently resides in Athens, Georgia with his family and works as a full-time Linux consultant and instructor.