| Date: Fri, 18 Feb 2005 09:58:21 +0000
| From: Thomas Bridge <thomas at wibble.to>
| On Thu, Feb 17, 2005 at 11:04:44AM +0000, thomas thumb wrote:
| > And thirdly if I went for a unix development job in your company would
| > a unix admin cert help my application? Would I be more likely to get
| > an interview?
| Development is different - if you mean writing code. I wouldn't pay
| much attention to system admin abilities in that situation, though having
| some awareness of systems practices is still an asset,
if all the person does is write code s/he is not
a developer. ;-) not being quite so pedantic,
a plausible knowledge/experience of *ix system
administration _is_ useful for some sorts of
design, document, development, debug, test,
deployment, and maintenance --- an obvious(?)
example might be an administrative toolset.
I concur that the knowledge is an asset in any
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