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Sysadmins are the unsung heros of the technology world. The Opensource.com SysAdmin article collection includes open source tools for admins, career-related advice, handy how-tos, news, and interviews.

Logical Volume Management (LVM)

Managing disk space has always been a significant task for sysadmins. In this guide, learn how LVM...
Ansible as a gateway to DevOps in the cloud

Sysadmins who think the cloud is a buzzword and a bunch of hype should check out Ansible.
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...
Poll: How do you abbreviate system administrator?

Friends, I have sad news. This week the editors of Opensource.com decided to make a small—yet painful, at least to me—change to our official style...
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."