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Re: [GENERAL] SysAdmin magazine is doing a "Call for Papers" about

From: "Joshua D(dot) Drake" <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
To: Justin Clift <justin(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Cc: PostgreSQL General Mailing List <pgsql-general(at)postgresql(dot)org>,PostgreSQL Advocacy Mailing List <pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org>,Roger Moon <rmoon(at)wc-group(dot)com>
Subject: Re: [GENERAL] SysAdmin magazine is doing a "Call for Papers" about
Date: 2002-07-17 16:01:07
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  I could write something up... 

Joshua Drake

On Thu, 18 Jul 2002, Justin Clift wrote:

> Hi everyone,
> SysAdmin Magazine is presently looking for proposals for their magazine
> (pretty well established apparently), regarding Open Source.  Here are
> some of the suggested topics:
>  - Open Source in the Enterprise 
>  - New Tips for Securing Linux 
>  - Tuning Apache 
>  - Advanced Open Source Techniques for Network Installation 
>  - Undocumented (or Rarely Documented) Solutions with BSD 
>  - My Favorite Unknown Open Source Utility (and How to Use It) 
> Apparently all of their articles are written by readers, and as they
> cater to Systems Administrators that means a lot of us.  :)
> This is a good opportunity for us to get into print media targeted at
> our fellow SysAdmins, and we might even be able to sneak in a
> case-study-type-thing or two.
> For example, Roger Moon's company (Web Commerce Group) recently scored a
> 5 year contract with BASF, and the solution is powered by PostgreSQL. 
> This would probably be of enough significance to get into a trade mag
> and further demonstrate PostgreSQL as "Enterprise Credible", etc.
> Anyone got thoughts on how to get something put together and into this
> mag?  If people are short on time we could always do a group effort.
> Hope I'm not being too radical here.  :-)
> Regards and best wishes,
> Justin Clift

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