There are very few folks in the world of whom you could say, “without you, the internet just wouldn’t work.”
And it just so happens, Friday, July 27, is System Administrator appreciation day – and an opportunity to find a sysadmin, without whose ranks the internet would simply not function, and shake their hand while saying, “Thank you for everything.”
Being in the technology industry for nearly twenty years, I have always had the privilege of working in organizations with great system administrators – truly passionate individuals that care about users, productivity, performance and experience. At all hours of the day or night.
I also know full well that among our most fiercely loyal evangelists, those that helped us through some of our darkest days at Sun, are the individuals that administer Sun’s software, storage and systems. From whom we get incredible feedback (and occasional tough love), brilliant ideas, and constant encouragement (it’s their handprints you see on Sun Connection, our provisioning platforms, and BigAdmin, our sysadmin community).
So thank you. You make the world turn, and on behalf of all of Sun, we appreciate your efforts. May you be swarmed with hand shakes.