The first and second editions of The Practice of System and Network Administration describes the best practices of system and network administration, independent of specific platforms or technologies. It examines the major areas of responsibility for system administrators from desktop services to server management, from change management to security. The second edition adds 3 new chapters and hundreds of updates.
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- Chapter-by-Chapter notes
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Time Management for System Administrators Time is a precious commodity, especially if you're a system administrator. No other job pulls people in so many directions at once. Users interrupt you constantly with requests, preventing you from getting anything done. Your managers want you to get long-term projects done but flood you with requests for quick-fixes that prevent you from ever getting to those long-term projects. But the pressure is on you to produce and it only increases with time. What do you do? With keen insights into the challenges you face as a sys admin, bestselling author Thomas Limoncelli has put together a collection of tips and techniques that will help you cultivate the time management skills you need to flourish as a system administrator.
The Complete April Fools' Day RFCs is a compilation of April Fools jokes published by the IETF, the group that creates the standards for how the Internet works. Commentary by the editors and other internet luminaries are included. Not your typical joke book... something only a TCP/IP protocol guru would completely understand.
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- The website: www.rfchumor.com