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Database Administration/Development Career

What can I do to become a database administrator or developer if I'm starting basically from zero? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Oct 28, 2013 - 5 answers

I'm a good secretary, but help me be awesome

I'm an administrator and I have lots of different systems to handle - Google docs, calendar, Outlook, 2 different email accounts, multiple "bosses" / sets of people to confer with, and 3 separate programs I work for that I'd like to keep separated and organized. If this sounds like your job, what are your organization hacks, from physical files to electronic stuff? [more inside]
posted by nakedmolerats on Feb 13, 2013 - 8 answers

User Was Deleted from XP. Help me get back the settings.

XP Disaster - Deleted User - Help me. [more inside]
posted by watercarrier on Jul 25, 2012 - 7 answers

Do the clothes make the library man?

How should a mid-30s, male public library director dress? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Apr 26, 2012 - 13 answers

Recommend a newbie friendly book for linux networking

I am learning in college about setting up and configuring Slackware Linux and I am looking for a newbie friendly book. Areas covered includes FTP, telnet, Samba, NFS, Email, port mappers/scanners. While there are certainly many books out there, Slackware appears to be a fair bit different from most other debian and redhat based distros so I am not sure about a) what would be a good book and b) a book that is relevant for Slackware Linux. Could anyone suggest an excellent book suitable for Slackware and covering these networking areas in newbie friendly terms. Many thanks!
posted by conrad101 on Oct 27, 2011 - 6 answers

Is it wise to install Windows server updates without restarting?

Is it wise to install Windows server updates without restarting? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Aug 10, 2011 - 12 answers

Please hope me!

In Snow Leopard (10.6.7), I changed my UID while logged in as the administrator. When I rebooted, a bunch of stuff changed and a lot of my settings were lost. It says I am the admin, but I can't make any changes or set any permissions. [more inside]
posted by Demogorgon on May 10, 2011 - 25 answers

Best certifications and online courses for a new database administrator?

Best certifications and online courses for a new database administrator? [more inside]
posted by anonnymoose on Feb 23, 2011 - 3 answers

Windows 7 login required. WTF?

My Windows 7 (64bit) PC crashed and now wants me to login. However, I have never set up a user account. What the heck do I do now? [more inside]
posted by ninazer0 on Jul 13, 2010 - 4 answers

Help me get this job!

I have an interview for a Dialer Admin II position at a huge collections outfit in four hours. Although I have about 10 years of collections call center experience and have worked extensively ON a dialer, I've never actually done any Dialer Admin-type work. What can I say or do to help me get this job? [more inside]
posted by Bageena on Sep 14, 2009 - 5 answers

How do I get around Admin privileges in Win 2000 to install an external device?

How do I get an external hard drive working with my Win 2000 work laptop and go back to successfully doing my job? I don't have admin privileges and won't be getting them, but basically need this drive to keep working. [more inside]
posted by HenryGale on Mar 1, 2009 - 5 answers

Button won't obey finger

I am working with a laptop with one of those buttons that can enable or disable the wireless functionality. It seems that this button needs to be pressed each time that the computer is turned on, and doesn't just automatically remain on through reboots. [more inside]
posted by dance on Aug 16, 2008 - 3 answers

Fight the power! Itunes Power!

Is there a legal reason that I should not install Itunes on a higher ups computer here at work? [more inside]
posted by Jonsnews on Jun 17, 2008 - 49 answers

How to become a DB Admin in two weeks?

How to become a DB Admin in two weeks? [more inside]
posted by zephyr_words on May 15, 2008 - 8 answers

Netbackup gurus?

I recently accepted a job as a backup administrator using Vertias NetBackup 6.5. Other then the documentation and Implementing Backups and Recovery by Little and Chapa, anyone have a good source to help me get up to speed? [more inside]
posted by Silvertree on Apr 3, 2008 - 2 answers

Wait; EVERYONE's an Admin now?

All users on this Terminal Server seem to be Administrators. How do I downgrade them? [more inside]
posted by bartleby on Jan 3, 2008 - 5 answers

Turn me into an Admin/DBA

How do I learn to be a professional Server Administrator/Database Administrator? [more inside]
posted by mhuckaba on Sep 18, 2007 - 6 answers

How do I make my network play nice?

Really simple windows 2000 server question: How do I add a network user to the local admin group? [more inside]
posted by fvox13 on Jun 21, 2007 - 6 answers

How do I change

How can I change permissions so that i can run an underclocking program for my notebook under a guest account? I've looked in the control panel under administrator tools and tried changing some registry key permissions. [more inside]
posted by EvilKenji on Jun 18, 2007 - 2 answers

Highschool MLA citation for less?

Help me find a citation engine for my school! [more inside]
posted by Uther Bentrazor on May 23, 2007 - 9 answers

Don't wanna administrate...

I tried turning off the welcome screen running Win XP Pro, but somehow managed to switch the default user to Administrator. So in order to get to my normal settings, I have to log out of that, then enter in my normal login name, and only then I'm back to normal. How can I switch it to the normal login (without the welcome screen)? [more inside]
posted by zardoz on Nov 21, 2006 - 3 answers

Avaya IP Office for dummies?

I've been 'administering' my office's Avaya IP Office phone system for about a year and a half. I say 'administering' because I have no idea what I'm doing. I find the system unruly and it's driving me nuts! I'm searching for anyone who is familiar with IP Office and can talk to me about some issues like the naive pseudo-administrator I am. [more inside]
posted by youngergirl44 on Nov 16, 2006 - 1 answer

In Windows XP: Migrating from the general Administrator Account to a Personal User Account...how?

In Windows XP: Migrating from the general Administrator Account to a Personal User Account...how? [more inside]
posted by MaverickX on Jul 19, 2006 - 7 answers

Bypass administrator priveleges!?!?

What did I do to gain Administrator privileges to install software and how can I do it again? [more inside]
posted by nserrano on Jul 19, 2006 - 18 answers

Linux for Windows Administrators

I am a Windows administrator who is trying to learn how to configure a Linux server. What would be most helpful to me at this point is a reference that walks me through the process of configuring major server rolls, preferably comparing and contrasting the process to doing the same on a windows server. [more inside]
posted by worstkidever on Oct 30, 2005 - 8 answers

Finding LiveJournal SysAdmins

Getting a message to a sysadmin staff currently in hell? [MI] [more inside]
posted by eriko on Jan 15, 2005 - 14 answers

Can't switch users in XP

Double question: My XP Pro OS wont let me switch users anymore (5 account system), it will only let me log off. Second my brother got kicked from the computer and I forgot to get a password for administrator. Hes got his own password now. How do I reset the admin pass without using a linux boot disk?
posted by Keyser Soze on Mar 18, 2004 - 2 answers

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