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Not Having Linux Skills is IT Malpractice

Aug 04, 2010, 19:04 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Carla Schroder)

"Some things seem so obvious I feel silly even saying them. And this is one of them: any IT staffer who only knows one operating system is not worth hiring.

"We see the silly Microsoft vs. Linux vs. Apple stories every day, with Ten Reasons Why This One is Better, and 7 Reasons Why That One Sucks, and Five Ways to Make Headlines With Lists. The ones that crack me up are the "10 Scary Hurdles to Migrating to Linux." Ever notice how every single time they mention "You'll need Linux skills!"

"Oh dear, no! Linux skills? Well there's a dealbreaker!"

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