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The twentieth anniversary edition of the world’s best-selling UNIX system administration book has been made even better by adding coverage of the leading Linux distributions: Ubuntu, openSUSE, and RHEL.This book approaches system administration in a practical way and is an invaluable reference for both new administrators and experienced professionals. It details best practices for every facet of system administration, including storage management, network design and administration, email, web hosting, scripting, software configuration management, performance analysis, Windows interoperability, virtualization, DNS, security, management of IT service organizations, and much more. UNIX® and Linux® System Administration Handbook, Fourth Edition, reflects the current versions of these operating systems:Ubuntu® LinuxopenSUSE® LinuxRed Hat® Enterprise Linux®Oracle America® Solaris™ (formerly Sun Solaris)HP HP-UX®IBM AIX®From the Back CoverThe twentieth anniversary edition of the world’s best-selling UNIX system administration book has been made even more invaluable by adding coverage of the leading Linux distributions: Ubuntu, RHEL, and openSUSE. System administrators looking to efficiently solve technical problems and maximize reliability and performance in production environments can now turn to UNIX® and Linux® System Administration Handbook, Fourth Edition, which has been systematically updated to reflect today’s most important enterprise Linux and UNIX distributions and most valuable administrative tools.Drawing on decades of experience, the authors share clear, well-founded advice on constructing robust, production-grade systems and networks that can be easily maintained, monitored, and controlled. You’ll find detailed, up-to-date best practices advice and important new coverage of virtualization, cloud computing, security management, web load balancing and scalability, LDAP/Active Directory integration, modern web scripting languages, Spacewalk, DTrace, eco-friendly IT management, and much more. It reflects the latest versions of all these distributions:Red Hat® Enterprise Linux®Ubuntu® LinuxopenSUSEOracle SolarisOpenSolarisAIXHP-UXSharing war stories and hard-won insights, the authors capture the behavior of UNIX and Linux systems in the real world, not just in ideal environments. They explain complex tasks in detail, with illustrations from actual production environments, and provide brand-new ''Top 20 lists'' of system administration rules, power-saving tips, and more.
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Evi Nemeth (born June 7, 1940 – missing-at-sea June or July, 2013) was an engineer, author, and teacher known for her expertise in computer system administration and networks.
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