Leveling Up: Skill Building for Systems Administrators

taos

As technologists, half the technology we need to know for our jobs is getting invented or reinvented on a daily basis. You already know this: look at the rapid onset of Docker; look to the continual improvement of languages like Java and Go; look to the features and services that public clouds introduce daily. Mastering new technology is a constant challenge for us; how do we meet it? I recently had the pleasure of talking to a group of fellow consultants at a Taos Practice Dinner.

5 Pitfalls of Benchmarking Big Data Systems

Cloudera Engineering

Benchmarking Big Data systems is nontrivial. Benchmarking matters because one of the defining characteristics of Big Data systems is the ability to process large datasets faster. The post 5 Pitfalls of Benchmarking Big Data Systems appeared first on Cloudera Engineering Blog. Avoid these traps! Here at Cloudera, we know how hard it is to get reliable performance benchmarking results.

3 Questions That Every CIO Should Be Asking About Clouds (a chief information officer needs an IT strategy to create IT alignment)

The Accidental Successful CIO

Buying more servers would require more IT staff to act as systems administrators – no servers means no hiring of additional administrators. Post tags: backup , capital expenditure , cost savings , data , performance , security , servers , systems administrators , Virtualization.

Server Tracker Windows App

Cabot Solutions

A network utility which will help system administrators quickly and conveniently check the availability of ports and services on several servers at a time The application allows to add servers assign ports and to ping them for availability

Software Developers Should Have Sysadmin Experience

Professor Beekums

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Connected Devices, Remote Security: Data Encryption and Security in the Cloud

CTOvision

Then the “bring your own device” (BYOD) phenomenon caused system administrators to worry about things like […]. Security” used to mean worrying about HTTPS certificates on your websites. The notion of a “device” was a browser and all you really had to do was to guarantee that traffic between it and your web servers was encrypted. Cloud Computing CTO Cyber Security News

Learn Containers by Doing with New Containers Hands-On Training!

Linux Academy

Cloud Native Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKA). Course link: Cloud Native Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKA). Course Description: Get prepared for the Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKA) exam by the Cloud Native Computing Foundation.

Learn Containers by Doing with New Containers Hands-On Training!

Linux Academy

Cloud Native Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKA). Course link: Cloud Native Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKA). Course Description: Get prepared for the Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKA) exam by the Cloud Native Computing Foundation.

10 top AWS resources on O’Reilly’s online learning platform

O'Reilly Media - Ideas

AWS System Administration — Federico Lucifredi and Mike Ryan show developers and system administrators how to configure and manage AWS services, including EC2, CloudFormation, Elastic Load Balancing, S3, and Route 53.

Cisco CCNA Wireless Certification Exam Questions From PrepAway – Build Your Career of Successful Network Engineer

The Crazy Programmer

CCNA Wireless certification is designed for people who have system administration foundational skills and basically need to find out about wireless systems, especially Cisco Wireless Systems.

Event Designators | Bash Basics

Linux Academy

Remember that BASH skills are something that separates the masters from the padawans when it comes to system administration. Hello again!

Learn DevOps by Doing with New DevOps Hands-On Training!

Linux Academy

Cloud Native Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKA). Course link: Cloud Native Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKA). Course Description: Get prepared for the Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKA) exam by the Cloud Native Computing Foundation.

The Certainties About Your Job as an Site Reliability Engineer

The New Stack

And so, I think it’s just perfect blend of Dev and Ops and in fact often times you see them as being a coder who has done a bunch of system administration or a system administrator that knows coding.”. Site reliability engineers (SREs) are tightly woven into DevOps today.

Postgres and superuser access

The Citus Data

Those can include things that touch the underlying system itself, or enabling extensions which allow for low level system access. This is a standard security operating procedure that is followed in system administration and extends to database administration as well.

Managing Oracle EBS: A Day in the Trenches

Datavail

” Beneath them, roles such as application managers, DBAs, and system administrators need to check the software, database, applications, and network (respectively) in order to hunt down the underlying performance issues.

6 cybersecurity revelations from the redacted Mueller report

The Parallax

The report also contains several important new cybersecurity revelations regarding interference by Russia in the 2016 election, and by the Trump administration in the ensuing investigation. From the earliest moves by Russian hackers to influence the 2016 U.S.

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5 Tips for Using Dynamics 365 CRM

Datavail

The user interface makes it easy to adapt the system to fit your unique needs. A workflow automates repetitive administrative tasks and streamlines business processes. Based on the type of approvals needed, the system would automatically set up a routing path.

DevOps: Principles, Practices, and DevOps Engineer Role

Altexsoft

Developers wrote code; the system administrators were responsible for its deployment and integration. A Version Control System (VCS) allows developers to record changes in the files and share them with other members of the team, regardless of its location.

Learn DevOps by Doing with New DevOps Hands-On Training!

Linux Academy

Cloud Native Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKA). Course link: Cloud Native Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKA). Course Description: Get prepared for the Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKA) exam by the Cloud Native Computing Foundation.

Learn DevOps by Doing with New DevOps Hands-On Training!

Linux Academy

Cloud Native Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKA). Course link: Cloud Native Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKA). Course Description: Get prepared for the Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKA) exam by the Cloud Native Computing Foundation.

Learn Linux by Doing with New Linux Hands-On Training!

Linux Academy

Configuration and tuning of threat-detection tools, and securing applications and systems within an organization. You should hold the following certifications or possess the requisite experience: Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA).

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Adaptiva: OneSite – Advanced IT Systems Management Software

CTOvision

It provides system administrators with the ability to run SCCM from a single site with no DPs for distribution, and no impact to business WAN traffic. OneSite solves the complexities of large-scale systems management by extending the functionality of Microsoft System Center Con. Communications Companies Company GreenIT Companies Adaptiva microsoft OneSite operating system System Center Configuration Manager WAN Wide area network Windows XP

Trends in Cloud Jobs In 2019

ParkMyCloud

Cloud Architects are experts responsible for the supervision of a company’s cloud computing system, overseeing the organization’s cloud computing strategy through deployment, management, and support of cloud applications.

Thank You to Our Customers: Tenable Recognized as a March 2019 Gartner Peer Insights Customers’ Choice

Tenable

These include unsecure system configurations or missing patches, as well as other security-related updates in the systems connected to the enterprise network directly, remotely or in the cloud.”. Systems Administrator, Services Industry.

AI brings speed to security

O'Reilly Media - Ideas

The respondents answer to a wide range of job descriptions, from system administrators and network operations to upper management. Survey results indicate incident response times improve with AI-based security services.

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Texas Linux Fest 2019

Linux Academy

Ansible is a radically simple IT automation platform that makes your applications and systems easier to deploy. With Ansible, you automate in a language that approaches plain English using native communications protocols, such as SSH or WinRM, with no agents to install on remote systems.

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120+ live online training courses opened for January and February

O'Reilly Media - Ideas

Managed Machine Learning Systems and Internet of Things , January 9-10. Systems engineering and operations. Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA) Crash Course , January 7-10.

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IoT Cybersecurity Improvement Act: An Important Step Forward

Tenable

Additionally, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and the General Services Administration (GSA) contractors and vendors would be required to adhere to these established NIST guidelines. .

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One SRE’s Journey When Cloud Infrastructures Became What They are Today

The New Stack

I was looking at myself more as a DevOps person, but I was never a systems administration,” Arbezzano said. “I

GitLab Uses TriggerMesh to Offer Knative-Based Serverless Workflows

The New Stack

“Deploying self-service IT on premises for developers still requires a degree of system administration knowledge.

Chances to Speak at O’Reilly Media’s Upcoming Conferences

CTOvision

As we shift to focusing on distributed systems, we’re moving away from web performance talks as part of the Velocity program. We invite proposals from system engineers, architects, developers, system administrators, operations managers, site reliability engineers, and more—people on the front lines with stories of great success and worthy failures, especially if they provide clear ideas for what to do next. Bob Gourley.

Digital Reasoning: Maker of the Synthesis mission-focused analytics software platform

CTOvision

Analyst Queue: Provides ability for compliance analysts to review system-generated alerts in support of eComms surveillance. Reference Data: Enables importing reference data from HR systems, CRM, and other systems to enhance the context of eComms analysis.

SkyWalking: APM for the Heterogeneous New Stack

The New Stack

SkyWalking , one of the Apache Software Foundation’s newest Top-Level Projects , has expanded from a pure tracing system, to an observability analysis platform and application performance management/monitoring system.

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Go is gaining momentum

Federico Cargnelutti

Ruby gained popularity among web developers and system administrators after David Hansson created Rails and Luke Kanies Puppet. Experts predict that Go will become the dominant language for systems work in IaaS, Orchestration, and PaaS in the next couple of years.

Bright Computing Integrated with Intel Enterprise Edition for Lustre

CTOvision

With this integration, system administrators can easily deploy, use and maintain Intel® Enterprise Edition for Lustre using Bright. The enhancements reduce the ongoing administrative burden through proactive diagnostics based on Lustre-specific metrics and tests. Announcing a unique solution that works for HPC, Big Data Analytics, or a hybrid environment.