ESP Biography

BEN HAGA, Senior Unix/Linux SA, Developer

Major: Not available.

College/Employer: Yahoo, Inc.

Year of Graduation: Not available.

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Brief Biographical Sketch:

Ben started out with a passion for computing at an early age. This passion quickly became a professional career in the field of Computer Science. More specifically, Systems Administration and Architecture.

After moving into the Silicon Valley, Ben quickly worked his way through several basic jobs into larger scale projects at Apple and Yahoo!.

He currently works in an infrastructure engineering group at Yahoo! supporting more than several hundred thousand hosts worldwide.

Past Classes

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C967: Introduction to Unix/Linux Systems Administration in Splash! Fall 2010 (Nov. 13 - 14, 2010)
Ever wondered what it means when an application prompts you to contact a systems administrator? Who is the systems administrator, and what are they responsible for? Why does it seem like every time something breaks I hear something about a systems administrator? What kind of skills and tools do I need to be a systems administrator? Do you have a broad computer skillset and want to be able to apply most or all of it? This class is an introductory (read: high-level) approach to systems administration, geared toward Unix/Linux and networking. If you are interested in what systems administrators do or what it would be like to be a systems administrator, this is the class for you! Please come prepared with a list of questions and a curious mind!