What is system administration?

Table of Contents

1. Scope
2. Acknowledgements
3. Feedback
4. What is System Administration?
5. Adjacent/overlapping fields
6. Subfields and specialities

1. Scope

Describe system administation, the boundaries of the field of system administation, and what fields are adjacent.

2. Acknowledgements

Thanks for help in compiling this section to:

  • Leam Hall

3. Feedback

Comments welcome! Email the editors at feedback@sabok.org or join us in ops-education.

4. What is System Administration?

5. Adjacent/overlapping fields

6. Subfields and specialities

  • Server administration
  • Network administration
  • Storage administration
  • Database administration
  • Middleware / Application server administration
  • Web Operations

This is a work in progress, contributions welcome!