[Linux-aus] Re: Ubuntu Certification
jon at cybersite.com.au
Thu Apr 6 09:55:02 UTC 2006
On 06/04/2006, at 11:00 AM, Matt Palmer wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 06, 2006 at 08:37:03AM +0930, Michael Davies wrote:
>> On 4/5/06, Matthew Palmer <mpalmer at hezmatt.org> wrote:
>>> On Wed, Apr 05, 2006 at 06:36:27PM +1000, Del wrote:
>>>> Having said that, the RHCE is a fairly respected industry
>>>> qualification, and
>>>> well sought-after by a number of large companies.
>>> The same could be said of the MCSE -- with a similar level of
>>> credulity with
>>> anyone who knows what they're actually doing.
>> A bit harsh - RHCE is 2/3rds practical exam. Here is a machine, make
>> XYZ happen or here is a broken machine, fix it. That tests real
>> skills - its easier to guess your way through a multiple choice exam
>> than to fix a broken machine.
> Considering that I have been sent in at various times when
> the RHCEs
> have failed (with a good success rate so far), I have my doubts
> about the
> ultimate respectability of the certification.
> But, then again, I'm not exactly enamoured of certifications in
> general, so
> I'm probably not a good person to be singing their praises.
> - Matt
>  someone who has quite limited RedHat-specific skills, and
> certainly a
> lot less experience with RH-based systems than I would *hope* a RedHat
> certified professional would have.
>  Make DRBD work, restore crashed system, build autoinstalling SOEs.
> Nothing stunningly difficult.
Agreed. This matches my experience also.
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