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Feb 11, 2006 - 1 minute read - Comments

Dru's blog

From bjb: Dru Lavigne, author of BSD Hacks published by O’Reilly and OCUUG member, has a blog at: where she comments on BSD developments and interviews BSD personalities. She also wrote up her recent trip to shmoocon. Check it out!

Feb 8, 2006 - 1 minute read - Comments

February Meeting

Once again, it’s time to meet and discuss. See calendar date and time. New things this time around: certifications - do we need them user groups job searches resumes standards Anything else? Feel free to commment

Jan 15, 2006 - 1 minute read - Comments

January 2006 - Do you know where your meeting is?

January meeting - new year, new ideas. See the event notification for location information. The topic is: ideas on documentation, procedures, and standards. Acronym soup for the Sysadmin Soul: ITIL COBIT SAS70 S-OX

Jan 15, 2006 - 2 minute read - Comments

Snippet on sys admin power and authority

This is an excerpt from a discussion on enforcing policy and the policy makers not wanting to be included in their own policy. It seemed appropriate to quote, because we sometimes lose sight of the enabled position we hold when we see the disconnect between policy and practice. We do have the ability to adjust attitudes and to convince the user community - which includes upper management, that following a sensible policy or practice is actually better for all concerned.