Linux System Administrators continue to grow in popularity and the number of job openings is high and still growing. Most of the webserver, mobile phones, personal computers, supercomputers, and cloud-servers are powered by Linux. Even Microsoft uses Linux to run Azure.
Recent data have shown that 36.7% of websites with known operating systems use Linux, 54.1% of professional developers use Linux as a platform in 2019 and 83.1% of developers say Linux is the platform they prefer to work on. But what a Linux system administrator or Linux SA does in the workplace that seems to be such an appealing job? The main responsibilities are to manage network servers and technology tools, monitor performance, and maintain systems according to requirements and create user account/report. Also, a Linux SA covers backups using Linux tools and command-line interface tools and upgrades systems with new releases and models. A Linux SA is vital for every aspect of hardware and software management for both physical and virtual systems. Most of these professionals need at least a bachelor’s degree in a field like computer or information science. Also, there are many online courses available to learn Linux and realize if it is an interesting field for you, to mention a few: Udemy, Linux Admin subreddit, and Linux.com.
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