Practicing the Art of the SysAdmin

Historically, I have worked for companies that offer IT services for small companies, from the 3-person single-room rented office to 250-employee manufacturing firms.

Recently, my work has led me to be in a systems administrator role managing hundreds of servers. This has enlightened me to a whole new realm of possibility and challenge.

One of the first challenges I am seeing is the need to become far more skilled at scaling my knowledge and experience managing systems.

To that end, I am working on some items in my home lab which will hopefully give a better experience for myself and those that I serve.

Over the next few posts, I plan to discuss in greater detail the types of challenges I am facing as well as the experiments I am doing to solve those challenges.

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