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System admin/technical support news... [Jul. 15th, 2011|04:05 pm]
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I've been working in IT for over 10 years, doing systems administration for the last 8 or so. I was just thinking that, while I read a lot of tech and gadget sites, I don't really know of many sites that specialize in news and info that is actually regularly relevant to my day to day work.

As keeping abreast of new technologies is pretty much as standard part of most IT positions, I was wondering if it might be helpful to start a list of good and useful tech news portals that present information that is actually really useful to the IT professional, and preferably is updated regularly.

For myself, I tend to mostly read:
  1. www.engadget.com
  2. www.wired.com
  3. www.theregister.co.uk
  4. Sometimes www.technet.com
  5. I also get newsletters from techrepublic and a couple of others, but find I rarely have time to read them.

So, what do would you consider your required reading to keep up to date, especially with server stuff?

[User Picture]From: darkmatterhari
2011-07-19 04:11 pm (UTC)
slashdot you can subscribe to sub-category rss feeds if you like, such as linux.slashdot.org, to skip stuff like mobile and science
the register is awesome.

And I just generally read everything through RSS. Then I can skim headlines and quickly scroll past stuff that's irrelevant to me without having to hunt for what I want.
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