Linked by Eugenia Loli on Fri 14th Sep 2007 23:08 UTC
General Development As a system administrator, you run across numerous challenges and problems. Managing users, disk space, processes, devices, and backups can cause many system administrators to lose their hair, good humor, or sanity. Shell scripts can help, but they often have frustrating limitations. This is where a full-featured scripting language, such as Python, can turn a tedious task into an easy one. Python is a scripting language that looks like it was made for system administrators.
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so modern
by _df_ on Sat 15th Sep 2007 00:51 UTC
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if you work at my place, you have to know how to sysadmin _ancient_ hpux unix boxes, no way would python ever pass clearence to be installed, certification is a nightmare. no perl no nothing.

modern unix would be a wet dream. my industry doesnt move fast enough, when something is in production, its frozen.

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