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FREE! Solaris 10 System and Network Administration Beta Exams

 
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Nobody cares? Why? Solaris is not hot anymore?
 
John Ewing
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I think most of the people here are developers, not system administrators.
 
Nicholas Cheung
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In addition, only SCSA 9 holders can apply for this beta exam.

Nick
 
Americo Souza
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Hi Peng

I want to take Solaris Certification in the future. I believe by the end of this year after clearing some exams from IBM and SUN.

Can you give me some clues about books and mock exams?

Thanks in advance
 
John Ewing
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I took the two Solaris 9 exams last year. I used the ExamCram2 book, and really liked it. I also bought a Solaris workstation so I could experiment with it at home.
 
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John Ewing & Nicholas ,
You both are having 17 cirtificates . Really looks impossible for me atleast ...
Can you answer me one question , why you took all :

1] Because your company pays for it .
2] You really got good opprtunities ( good job , high salary ) because of this cirtificates .

please reply soon ...

Thanks a lot .

PS : Could you please tell me , what is your current position in job & salary ...

Thank you very much .
[ March 18, 2005: Message edited by: rathi ji ]
 
John Ewing
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Actually I have 20. My main motivation has been to try to survive the bad economy. The company I work for pays for tests & courses, but I pay for books. I've been working on these since Fall 2002, taking roughly one test each month. (I passed Security+ a couple days ago).
I can't say how much the certifications help, since I haven't looked for a job recently. I've been with my current company for 7 years, with a title of Senior Programmer / Analyst.
 
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John

I appreciated your hints. Currently Sun is offering free download for Solaris on X86 environment. Thus, it is a good opportunity to pursue an Unix certification.
[ March 18, 2005: Message edited by: Americo Souza ]
 
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I would say certifications themselves only mean nothing, they are worth when you gain something during the studying process.

Nick
 
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