Open source stories and tips for sysadmins in 2016

Open Source for Sysadmins 2016

People work on a computer server

Many of the tools sysadmins rely on are open source. Which tools save your sysadminny day? We want to hear about your favorite open source tools or your home-brewed hacks.

5 reasons system administrators should use revision control—by Elizabeth K. Joseph

Avoiding data disasters with Sanoid—by Jim Salter

Perl tricks for system administrators—by D Ruth Bavousett

Poll: How do you abbreviate system administrator?—by Rikki Endsley and Jason Baker

5 tools to support distributed sysadmin teams—by Elizabeth K. Joseph

A guide to scientific computing system administration—by Marcus Hanwell

5 sysadmin horror stories—by various authors