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Many of the tools sysadmins rely on are open source. Find out which ones we're highlighting in our series. Read the collection.

5 sys admin horror stories

Thank you to all the sysadmins out there who keep our machines up and running.
A guide to scientific computing system administration

How open source enables rapid advancement in scientific computing, and an overview of administering...
5 tools to support distributed sysadmin teams

The OpenStack global infrastructure team relies on these five open source tools to communicate, and...
Perl tricks for system administrators

Scripting in Perl is quick and easy, and its portability makes your scripts amazingly useful. Here...
Avoiding data disasters with Sanoid

Sanoid helps to recover from what Jim Salter likes to call "Humpty Level Events."
5 reasons system administrators should use revision control

Check out these five tips for using revision control in operations.