[BSDcert] Initial thoughts
george at sddi.net
Sun Dec 19 13:05:49 EST 2004
On Dec 19, 2004, at 12:58 PM, George Georgalis wrote:
> On Sun, Dec 19, 2004 at 12:43:43PM -0500, G Rosamond wrote:
>> On Dec 19, 2004, at 12:13 PM, Tillman Hodgson wrote:
>>> It gets us out of the Yet Another Basic Unix Admin Cert game, where
>>> the path is rocky and the list of failed certifying organizations is
>> What do you mean "the list of failed. . "? I'm a bit confused. Oh,
>> mean certs that start then cease?
> I know a Linux group in San Diego that was formed with the intent of
> establishing a cert program. They where independant but had a strong
> following, some 40 attendies when I presented. I don't know how far
> they've progressed or if they are still going.
Could you contact anyone from that scene?
> In any event I'm sure they as well as other programs have valuable
> lessons learned to share.
It would also be worth listing pitfalls. . . ie, why certs fail.
More for the wiki. . .
cert x lack of vendor respect
cert y internal bloodbath
What ever happened to the SAIR linux cert? Anyone remember other
It seems that the Linux certs draw the most important lessons,
particularly outside of those vendor-backed. Like us, some of them
started from a nebulous will to do it, without vendor backing as the
I am not recommending the Linux cert content has a disproportionate
influence, although I want to do more research on the RedHat cert. . .
Definitely a chart of current certs with pros and cons should be
created. . .
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