System Administration.

System administration is typically done by information technology experts for or within an organization. Their job is to ensure that all related computer systems and services keep working.

A system administrator, or sysadmin, is a person responsible to maintain and operate a computer system or network for a company or other organization. System administrators are often members of an information technology department.

The duties of a system administrator are wide-ranging, and vary from one organization to another. System administrators are usually charged with installing, supporting, and maintaining servers or other computer systems, and planning for and responding to service outages and other problems. Other duties may include scripting or light programming, project management for systems-related projects, supervising or training computer operators, and being the equivalent of a handyman for computer problems beyond the knowledge of technical support staff.

It is common for systems administrators and systems analysts charged with developing and maintaining computer processes to identify operational and developmental systems. This is done to provide maximum reliability and availability on mission-critical systems used within the organization’s processes by generic users to accomplish routine work while providing developmental resources to computer process development or research teams augmenting existing or developing new processes for the organization.

 

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System Administrator

A system administrator, or sysadmin, is a person who is responsible for the upkeep, configuration, and reliable operation of computer systems; especially multi-user computers, such as servers.
 
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Duties of a system administrator. … Sysadmins are usually charged with installing, supporting, and maintaining servers or other computer systems, and planning for and responding to service outages and other problems. Other duties may include scripting or light programming, project management for systems-related projects.
 
At the most basic level, the difference between these two roles is that a Network Administrator oversees the network (a group of computers connected together), while a System Administrator is in charge of the computer systems – all the parts that make a computer function.
Typically a bachelor’s degree in computer science is required for a system administrator role, in web technology, network administration or something similar. However, some employers may require further training depending on the role and if it requires the system administrator to specialize in a specific area.
 
A system administrator (SA) is responsible for managing, overseeing and maintaining a multi-user computing environment, such as a local area network (LAN). … A SA is also known as a systems administrator, system admin or system admin.
 
The system administrator seeks to ensure that the up-time, performance, resources, and security of the computers they manage meet the needs of the users, without exceeding a set budget when doing so.