On Wed, Aug 27, 2008 at 11:11 AM, Gavin McCullagh <gmccullagh at gmail.com>wrote:
>> I'm interested to know what people's views are on the available Linux
>> As I understand it, LPI and RHCE are the two main certifications available
> and the former is somewhat RedHat-focussed whereas the other is a little
> more distro-agnostic. If any of this understanding needs correcting,
> please feel free to.
>> So my questions are:
>> 1. As an employer, would you have a preference for candidates with one or
> other certification (or none at all)? Why?
>> 2. As a student, would you choose to do one over the other? What would you
> base that on? The answer "cos my employer chooses and is paying" is
> perfectly valid of course.
I would have a hard time paying for the RH436 myself, luckily it is valid
for 5 years.
the last one I did was on RH9, only had to re-certify for RHEL5.
>>> 3. Have you done one of these certifications? What did you think of it
> (the training, curriculum, exam ...)?
Training is intense, and if you don't already know gnu/linux, then your
Curriculum is very good, fast paced if you only do the RH436 fastrack.
Exam is intense.
I rate the RHCE very highly because you either know what your 7doing or you
don't. There is no middle ground.
It's pass or fail, and no bloody multiple-choice, I really detect these type
Who exactly can remember port numbers for services without checking? OK, we
would know a good lot, but what about iscsi?
I think its 3260 but who actually cares in REAL life?
Redhat are considering allowing the use of google in the future exams, as
this is what we use in real life work.
I only take practicle exams, only because I cannot be arsed remembering
My 0.2 euro
>>> Thanks in advance for any enlightenment,
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