Novice sysadmins

Stephen Satchell list at
Wed Dec 6 18:51:32 CST 2017

On 12/06/2017 09:27 AM, Seth Mattinen wrote:
> On 12/6/17 09:16, Nate Metheny wrote:
>> I've always been more than willing to share knowledge and skill training
>> with those who show interest and talent; the more qualified and 
>> interested
>> people involved, the better, in my opinion. Making the club 
>> "exclusive" by
>> requiring thousands of dollars of training and testing is just another
>> method of control and elitism.
> Is it elitism that professional engineers (structural, mechanical, 
> civil, etc.) be educated with required experience as a junior engineer 
> before they can take the PE exam?

What professional engineers you mentioned do can kill people.  I have 
yet to hear of anyone dying from a sysadmin or netadmin screwing up. 
(Other than dropping something heavy onto someone, using a fork lift 
incompetently, or building an unsafe raised floor.).

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