Which career is better to pursue? Be a Windows server administrator or a Software developer?

Hi, what do you think is the better path to take for an IT person. a programmer or a windows server administrator? I already have some heavy background with programming, specifically java, but I had an opportunity to study windows server administration and I seem to get familiar with it. I now have the option to pick a career, I like programming and i kinda got to like windows server administration too. I just am not sure what to pursue now. what should be better to pursue? why?

Asked By: simon - 2/9/2012
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Well better is such a subjective term. I mean which do you enjoy more? You're going to be doing this for a long, long time, so you better enjoy what you do. Note that if you go to a smaller company, you'll be able to do both - maybe in an 80/20 split, but you might be able to make a career in say programming, but... More
Answered By: Fowler Fan - 2/13/2012
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software developer if you like code.... if not the second option will be ok...
Answered By: Void - 2/9/2012
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