#SysAdminDay: A High on the IT-Nerds

Computer - and "Nerd"culture have arrived, Although at the latest since the success of The series "The Big Bang Theory" in everyday life, deadlines, System

#SysAdminDay: A High on the IT-Nerds

Computer - and "Nerd"culture have arrived, Although at the latest since the success of The series "The Big Bang Theory" in everyday life, deadlines, System administrators, and system administrators in the General perception, still in the shadows.

in the year 2000, the American system administrator Ted Kekatos detects the hand and appoints a short-the last Friday in July to the "System Administrator Appreciation Day". His goal: to system administrators with a day of remembrance at least once in the year, the recognition which deserves your mostly unnoticed work. System administration is a profession that needs skills and Knowledge from very different areas in dealing with different Software.

Special courses or training opportunities are rare, "SysAdmins" often have newcomers. In General, your task is to take care of computer systems and to ensure smooth operation. The user-contact it's not sometimes, if something is not working.

Kekatos comes the idea of the holiday, as he Packard pokes at a corporate event on an ad by Hewlett -. To see: a system administrator, and the employees queue to say thank you with fruit baskets and flowers for the Installation of a new printer. "I tore out the ad and showed it to my co-workers. I thought, 'Hey, this is great! A system administrator receives the flowers, fruit and wine from his colleagues!‘ The System Administrator Appreciation Day 1.0 was launched.“

As of the last Friday in July Kekatos as the ideal point in time, companies celebrate with ice cream and cake to commit, he chooses finally to this day as the official "SysAdminDay", so the short form. The invitation email to send his colleagues always more, in the result, the idea spreads rapidly.

Updated Date: 31 July 2020, 09:20

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