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The Linux Beacon: Opsware Creates Uber Shell for System Admins

Aug 17, 2005, 08:30 (5 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Timothy Prickett Morgan)

"For all of the advancement in systems management tools over the past two decades as we have gone through the minicomputer, client/server, and Internet revolutions, the dominant way that most system administrators in the world deal with the dozens or hundreds of machines they keep running every day is through an old-fashioned command line interface in an ASCII or EBCDIC shell. Rather than try to fight this trend and the overwhelming use of scripts by sysadmins to do routine tasks, Opsware has taken the shell and CLI to a whole new level with its new Global Shell..."

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