Linux.com: SysAdmin to SysAdmin: So You Wanna be a Sysadmin?

“To some, the notion of being a systems administrator is a
hellacious nightmare wherein you become answerable not only to
people, but to various digital devices that coil around every
beltloop, waiting to bite at the slightest hint that an application
somewhere among hundreds or thousands of servers tried to shove a 0
into a 1-hole. But enough about those of us who already have the
job. In this article, I’ll be speaking to those whose sense of
wonder and boundless imagination (or attention deficit disorder)
lead them naturally to take on the challenges associated with
system intercommunication, interrelation, security, and the