Master Class: System Administration

By Jesse Trucks
Date: Friday, June 20, 2008 09:00 AM
Duration: 480 minutes
Target audience: Lightning
Tags: master_class

You can find more information on the speaker's site:

The System Administration Master Class is an intensive two day seminar
for professional system adminstrators. Using a series of short, topical
presentations followed by structured discussions, the class draws on
the real-world issues and challenges facing the participants and the
experiences of the instructors. Participants should be prepared to
discuss their concerns, needs and experiences on a variety of system
administration issues. Specific knowledge of particular operating
system/platforms or system administration tools is not required as this
class focusses on the underlying issues faced by professional system
administrators, regardles of the technology in use.

Topics for the class are listed below. Some topics will recieve more
attention than others, depending on the needs and interestes of the

* Security
* Career Survival Skills and Career Development
* Hiring and Being Hired
* Ethics and System Administration
* Communication skills and techniques
* Policy development and the role of policies in system administration
* Project Management for System Administration
* Effective Change Management
* Disaster Recover: planning, practice and execution
* Configuration Management
* Monitoring
* Documentation
* Technical Training, Education and Mentoring
* Working with customers and managers

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