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10 servers to administer and I'm a history major [closed]

Through reasons that don't warrant exhaustive discussion, I find myself in charge of 10 servers: A domain controller-~500 hosts/~350 users IIS web server-This is where we make our money SQL ...
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Usefulness of tablets in the System Admin world

So in my new job as System Admin, more and more I have been looking into tablets but I try to be a frugal person and justify my costs. One application I was attempting to think of was if I could use ...
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What programmer things should every sysadmin know?

Inspired by this question, I ask the reverse: how much about programming do system administrators need to know? More specifically, what programming tools are useful for a sysadmin to have?