Linux Journal: Linux in Government: Linux System Administrators
Feb 28, 2005, 21:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Tom Adelstein)
[ Thanks to Jason
Greenwood for this link. ]
"Few information technology professionals can appreciate the
skill, knowledge and experience required to administer Linux
servers and workstations. The lack of appreciation reflects less on
Linux professionals than on the people who should hire them.
Regardless, CIO's need to understand better what a Linux system
administrator brings to an organization, understand better the
Linux skill set and learn how to evaluate qualified Linux
"I have observed a particular problem related to Linux
deployments in technology shops around the country. Most shops try
to convert UNIX system administrators and/or Microsoft Certified
Professionals into Linux administrators..."