[SATLUG] Linux Certifications
dondavis at reglue.org
Thu Feb 28 19:11:23 CST 2013
All the cert discussions I've seen have indicated that RHCE will help
get a job. I haven't heard of anyone getting a job with Linux+. (I'm not
saying it doesn't happen - I just haven't heard of it.)
Has anyone on the list known someone to do the Ubuntu cert?
On 02/28/2013 06:58 PM, Othniel Graichen wrote:
> In the Microsoft world, certs are pieces of paper that tell other people
> you have cookie cutter skills. You are certified to know what other people
> know. You can be trusted to handle certain tasks without creating serious
> problems at a certain pay scale.
> In the Linux world, you actually have to know what you are doing -- not
> just have a piece of paper saying you know something. Linux people
> are not interchangable -- they are not generic.
> Do some software development. Learn what is under the hood.
> Do "Linux from Scratch." Distributions are nice, but obscure the
> beauty of Linux.
> On Thu, Feb 28, 2013 at 6:08 PM, Jon Mark Allen <jm at allensonthe.net> wrote:
>> I have a friend who is looking to move more toward a linux career, and he
>> "If I wanted to go get a Linux cert to add to my skills and possibly
>> shift my focus more towards linux, what certs do you think are most
>> marketable? It seems like there are a few different certification
>> While I use linux daily, it's not my day job and I really haven't
>> explored that area much.
>> What advice would this group have in response to such a question?
>> Thanks! :-)
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