The sysadmin role has evolved quite considerably from the early days. From BOFHs to Devops the journey has been quite interesting and the craftsmanship has evolved a lot. But, is there a future for sysadmins? Is there any light between those clouds?
I would like to explore during this talk the past, present and future of the sysadmin role from a generic and personal perspective including the evolution of the cultural (mindset) and technical (skillset) components of it, what does the job involve, how the demand and salaries have evolved and how to get hired as a sysadmin.
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