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Which Linux tools are the most important for IT operations work? That depends on exactly which type of ITOps work you're talking about, of course.

ITOps teams that manage cloud-based microservices workloads need to master a somewhat different set of Linux tools from those who work with on-premises monolithic applications, for instance. 

Still, in general, there are a core set of Linux tools that every IT operations engineer should know. Here's a look at the top eight such tools. Some are tried-and-true utilities that have been around for decades. Others are newer, but are growing increasingly important to IT operations work.