This book walks the novice Digital UNIX administrator through the initial system installation and is a guide through the main points of administering a Digital UNIX system. It also serves as a valuable reference guide for experienced UNIX system administrators who are new to Digital UNIX. It includes appendices that list URLs of valuable resources on the Web and detail useful public domain utilities and where to get them.
About Digital UNIX: Digital UNIX sales grew by 51% last year, faster than the industry's UNIX growth. (Overall, high-end UNIX server sales gained 5% last year and midrange UNIX servers grew 34%.) Digital was the first to offer 64-bit architecture, which has caused Sun, HP and Silicon Graphics to follow their lead. The combination of Digital UNIX and Alpha technology provides extremely high system performance. Analysts say that UNIX has a good three to five year technology lead over Windows NT due to its scalability, reliability, and clustering ability.
Specific to Digital UNIX
Resource for new and experienced UNIX system administrators
Covers all aspects of Digital UNIX system administration in an approachable and readable style
Senior UNIX System Administrator, Medical Archival Systems, Inc. (part ofUniversity of Pittsburgh Medical Center). Matthew Cheek is a practicing UNIXsystem administrator with experience in the telecommunications, healthcare,and manufacturing industries and has supported various flavors of UNIX since1988 and Tru64 UNIX since 1996. He is a frequent contributor to "SysAdmin",a monthly magazine for the UNIX system administration community. Matthew isthe author of "Digital UNIX System Administrator's Guide", also from DigitalPress.