How babies are like Unix
May 06, 2014, 11:00 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sandra Henry-Stocker)
If you've been managing Unix systems for any length of time, you've undoubtedly noticed that the systems you manage develop personalities and start to feel like family. To begin, both babies and Unix systems are amazingly well designed. Whether you're booting a system or watching the birth of a child or grandchild, you can't miss how startlingly well the process works. The right things happen at the right time and the end result is a fully functional system.