Books by Ben Whaley


UNIX and Linux System Administration Handbook, 4th Edition

This book approaches system administration in a practical way and is an invaluable reference for both new administrators and experienced professionals. It details best practices for every facet of system administration, including storage management, network design and administration, email, web hosting, scripting, software configuration management, performance analysis, Windows interoperability, virtualization, DNS, security, management of IT service organizations, and much more. UNIX® and Linux® System Administration Handbook, Fourth Edition, reflects the current versions of these operating systems:


UNIX and Linux System Administration Handbook

The “UNIX and Linux System Administration Handbook, 5th Edition” is a great book that is comprehensive and readable. The author of this book is Evi Nemeth, Garth Snyder, Trent R. Hein, Ben Whaley, and Dan Mackin. Evi Nemeth pioneered the discipline of Unix System administration. She taught and mentored computer science students at the University of Colorado Boulder, was visiting faculty members at Dartmouth College and UC San Diego and helped bring Internet technology to the developing world through her work with Internet Society and the United Nations. This book has always been known for broad coverage of Unix-systems and a practical approach to system administration. This edition drops coverage of Solaris, HP-UX, and AIX, focusing instead on three Linux distributions. Furthermore, this book really is a great resource if you work with Linux computers at any capacity but a must read for any future system administrators or Linux engineers. This book is fun and functional as a desktop reference. If you use UNIX and Linux systems, then this book is veryhelpful for you.