Time Management for System Administrators

Author: Tom Limoncelli
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 0596007833
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Provides advice for system administrators on time management, covering such topics as keeping an effective calendar, eliminating time wasters, setting priorities, automating processes, and managing interruptions.

Time and Project Management Strategies for Librarians

Author: Carol Smallwood
Publisher: Scarecrow Press
ISBN: 0810890534
Format: PDF, Mobi
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As budgets for libraries continue to shrink, the key challenge facing the 21st century librarian is finding how to do more with less. This book features more than thirty essays that provide valuable tips for the professional who must cope with increasing demands upon their resources. Librarians will get tips on how to identify the most important tasks for the library; eliminate non-essential functions and processes; increase reliance on volunteers, interns, and students; optimize daily routines; and more.

Linux Administration Handbook

Author: Evi Nemeth
Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional
ISBN: 9780137002757
Format: PDF, Kindle
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“As this book shows, Linux systems are just as functional, secure, and reliable as their proprietary counterparts. Thanks to the ongoing efforts of thousands of Linux developers, Linux is more ready than ever for deployment at the frontlines of the real world. The authors of this book know that terrain well, and I am happy to leave you in their most capable hands.” –Linus Torvalds “The most successful sysadmin book of all time–because it works!” –Rik Farrow, editor of ;login: “This book clearly explains current technology with the perspective of decades of experience in large-scale system administration. Unique and highly recommended.” –Jonathan Corbet, cofounder, LWN.net “Nemeth et al. is the overall winner for Linux administration: it’s intelligent, full of insights, and looks at the implementation of concepts.” –Peter Salus, editorial director, Matrix.net Since 2001, Linux Administration Handbook has been the definitive resource for every Linux® system administrator who must efficiently solve technical problems and maximize the reliability and performance of a production environment. Now, the authors have systematically updated this classic guide to address today’s most important Linux distributions and most powerful new administrative tools. The authors spell out detailed best practices for every facet of system administration, including storage management, network design and administration, web hosting, software configuration management, performance analysis, Windows interoperability, and much more. Sysadmins will especially appreciate the thorough and up-to-date discussions of such difficult topics such as DNS, LDAP, security, and the management of IT service organizations. Linux® Administration Handbook, Second Edition, reflects the current versions of these leading distributions: Red Hat® Enterprise Linux® FedoraTM Core SUSE® Linux Enterprise Debian® GNU/Linux Ubuntu® Linux Sharing their war stories and hard-won insights, the authors capture the behavior of Linux systems in the real world, not just in ideal environments. They explain complex tasks in detail and illustrate these tasks with examples drawn from their extensive hands-on experience.

Time Management Secrets for Beginners

Author: Brian M. Aaron
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 9781522768975
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Pretty much everyone knows what time management is all about. A lot of books have been written on the subject and many inspirational speakers have dwelt on it. There are even TV programs that use time management as their principle focus, either showing how to do it, why to do it, and what happens if you don't do it. The issue with this overexposure is that a lot of individuals are still left thinking what they are doing wrong. They attempt every one of the hints, traps, and methods that different specialists urge them to apply to their lives. Yet, despite doing everything, they can't seem to manage their time well. Part of the problem is that some do not understand what time management is all about and what it can do. Do you find yourself in this category? If so, not to worry, this book will give the simple steps you need to take to become an effective time manager and increase your productivity. If you have not totally given up on trying to incorporate solid time management ideas and techniques into your life, then this book is written with you in mind. Instead of trying to repeating all the countless concepts, theories, and other complex variations of this simple principle, let's explore the fundamentals of time management and then conclude on how to select the right strategies and settings to use to suit your life and career. This book caters to those who find themselves in the categories below:* Time management for students* Time management for men and women * Time management for writers* Time management for entrepreneur* Time management for parents* Time management for teens* Time management for system administrators and many more... Read this book and become the master of your time!

The Practice of Cloud System Administration

Author: Thomas A. Limoncelli
Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional
ISBN: 013347853X
Format: PDF
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“There’s an incredible amount of depth and thinking in the practices described here, and it’s impressive to see it all in one place.” —Win Treese, coauthor of Designing Systems for Internet Commerce The Practice of Cloud System Administration, Volume 2, focuses on “distributed” or “cloud” computing and brings a DevOps/SRE sensibility to the practice of system administration. Unsatisfied with books that cover either design or operations in isolation, the authors created this authoritative reference centered on a comprehensive approach. Case studies and examples from Google, Etsy, Twitter, Facebook, Netflix, Amazon, and other industry giants are explained in practical ways that are useful to all enterprises. The new companion to the best-selling first volume, The Practice of System and Network Administration, Second Edition, this guide offers expert coverage of the following and many other crucial topics: Designing and building modern web and distributed systems Fundamentals of large system design Understand the new software engineering implications of cloud administration Make systems that are resilient to failure and grow and scale dynamically Implement DevOps principles and cultural changes IaaS/PaaS/SaaS and virtual platform selection Operating and running systems using the latest DevOps/SRE strategies Upgrade production systems with zero down-time What and how to automate; how to decide what not to automate On-call best practices that improve uptime Why distributed systems require fundamentally different system administration techniques Identify and resolve resiliency problems before they surprise you Assessing and evaluating your team’s operational effectiveness Manage the scientific process of continuous improvement A forty-page, pain-free assessment system you can start using today

Pro Website Development and Operations

Author: Matthew Sacks
Publisher: Apress
ISBN: 1430239700
Format: PDF, ePub
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Pro Website Development and Operations gives you the experience you need to create and operate a large-scale production website. Large-scale websites have their own unique set of problems regarding their design—problems that can get worse when agile methodologies are adopted for rapid results. Managing large-scale websites, deploying applications, and ensuring they are performing well often requires a full scale team involving the development and operations sides of the company—two departments that don't always see eye to eye. When departments struggle with each other, it adds unnecessary complexity to the work, and that result shows in the customer experience. Pro Website Development and Operations shows you how to streamline the work of web development and operations - incorporating the latest insights and methodologies of DevOps - so that your large-scale website is up and running quickly, with little friction and extreme efficiency between divisions. This book provides critical knowledge for any developer engaged in delivering the business and software engineering goals required to create and operate a large-scale production website. It addresses how developers can collaborate effectively with business and engineering teams to ensure applications are smoothly transitioned from product inception to implementation, and are properly deployed and managed. Pro Website Development and Operations provides unique insights into how systems, code, and process can all work together to make large-scale website development and operations ultra-efficient.

Head First PMP

Author: Jennifer Greene
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 144933153X
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Learn the latest principles and certification objectives in The PMBOK Guide, Fourth Edition, in a unique and inspiring way with Head First PMP . The second edition of this book helps you prepare for the PMP certification exam using a visually rich format designed for the way your brain works. You'll find a full-length sample exam included inside the book. More than just proof of passing a test, a PMP certification means that you have the knowledge to solve most common project problems. But studying for a difficult four-hour exam on project management isn't easy, even for experienced project managers. Drawing on the latest research in neurobiology, cognitive science, and learning theory, Head First PMP offers you a multi-sensory experience that helps the material stick, not a text-heavy approach that puts you to sleep. This book will help you: Learn PMP's underlying concepts to help you understand the PMBOK principles and pass the certification exam with flying colors Get 100% coverage of the latest principles and certification objectives in The PMBOK Guide, Fourth Edition, including two new processes: Collect Requirements and Identify Stakeholders Make use of a thorough and effective preparation guide with hundreds of practice questions and exam strategies Explore the material through puzzles, games, problems, and exercises that make learning easy and entertaining Head First PMP puts project management principles into context to help you understand, remember, and apply them -- not just on the exam, but also on the job.

Solaris Solutions for System Administrators

Author: Sandra Henry-Stocker
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0471467898
Format: PDF
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Teaches how to work smart and avoid the many pitfalls of managing Solaris systems Covers the latest release of Solaris, Solaris 9, as well as earlier versions Written by experts with years of Solaris experience Packed with practical, hands-on solutions to tough problems, showing how to avoid costly mistakes Tackles managing system performance; the Sun Fire line of Solaris enterprise servers; installing, configuring, and patching Solaris; and ensuring security