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Tectonic: Choosing the Right Linux Certification

Feb 07, 2005, 23:30 (4 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Alan McKinnon)

"In this third of a series of articles on training in Linux, I want to look at the certification programs available. In Linux, we are very fortunate to have at least two excellent high quality programs with high credibility. They are the Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE) from Red Hat, and the Linux Professional Institute's LPI programme. There are also two other programmes in existence: SAIR, which seems to have fallen off the radar (not much is happening on their web site, and SAGE, which is a Unix certification.

"I am a Linux trainer by profession--I teach Linux. The training I have developed and offer is aligned towards the LPI certification. That doesn't mean I am opposed to the Red Hat certification, far from it. I happen to think it's an excellent programme. I support the LPI because it fits well with the way I like to do things..."

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