ENTRIES TAGGED "system administration"
System administrators try to maintain reliability and other virtues while adopting cost-cutting innovations
Shifts for sysadmins and a surprising use for Chef.
OpsCode chief community officer Jesse Robbins discusses cloud infrastructure automation and the most surprising use of Chef he's seen so far.
Topics that concern LISA are fairly stable from year to year. Configuration management, storage options, security, cloud computing (particularly with Xen), IPv6, customer relations, and a bit of NoSQL formed the pillars of the program.
CFEngine is a surprisingly flexible and fast tool for distributed configuration management. A new version was released this week.