The job of Linux systems administrator is interrupt-driven and requires constant learning in byte-wise chunks. This book gives solutions to modern problemseven some you might not have heard ofsuch as scripting LDAP, making Mac clients play nice with Linux servers, and backup, security, and recovery scripts. Author Juliet Kemp takes a broad approach to scripting using Perl and bash, and all scripts work on Debian or Red Hat lineage distributions.
A Perl expert can solve a problem in a few lines of well-tested code. Now you can unlock these powers for yourself. Modern Perl teaches you how Perl really works. It;s the only book that explains Perl thoroughly, from its philosophical roots to the pragmatic decisions that help you solve real problems-and keep them solved. You;ll understand how the language fits together and discover the secrets used by the global Perl community.