The busy man knows that being able to administrate his own servers (or at least have an idea of what’s going on) will benefit him greatly, yet he cannot spend too much time on it.
Completely understanding computers to the point where your understanding benefits you daily takes years of hard work every day.
But for me it was never hard work. Ever since I discovered the computer in 1998, I enjoyed every minute I spent in front of it. It was my portal to the world.
Now I know enough to teach you the knowledge that will take you 80% there. As with Pareto’s Principle, the last 20% (should you wish to pursue it) you must fight for yourself.