Open source stories and tips for sysadmins in 2016

Open Source for Sysadmins 2016

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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