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System Administrator Appreciation Day – last Friday in July

  • Each year, on the last Friday in July, it is National System Administrator Appreciation Day. This day is also known as Sysadmin Day, SysAdminDay, SAD or SAAD.
  • National System Administrator Day was created to show appreciation for the work of sysadmins and other IT workers.
  • The official SysAdmin Day website includes suggestions for the proper observation of this day.
  • There are some geek and Internet culture businesses, like ThinkGeek and CafePress, that honor this holiday with special product offerings, discounts and contest
  • And various folk songs have been written to commemorate System Administrator Day. E-cards are available to be sent to celebrate this special occasion.
  • This holiday has been recognized and has been promoted by many IT professional organizations, the League of Professional System Administrators and Sage/Usenix.

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