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Old 02-24-2006, 03:04 PM   #1
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Hi Guys .....iam looking to get myself MCSE Certified ...i asked my friend for a suggestion to buy study guides for mcse from and he mentioned about nextcertify.com and how it helped him pass his exams . Does anyone have any experience with nextcertify.com ? . Please do let me know before i shell my dollars out ...any good or bad experience will be appreiciated ..iam short of money these days
 
Old 02-24-2006, 03:18 PM   #2
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mcse if for microsoft.

this is one of the most anti M$ site on the web. are you kidding or something?
 
Old 02-24-2006, 03:26 PM   #3
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lq.org is?
LQ is far from an anti-microsoft site
 
Old 02-24-2006, 03:34 PM   #4
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yeah but the vast majority of users are:
search for 'winblows' etc etc probably not mcse certified.

i'm not against this user. just thought it might be a joke. and genuinely dont think its the best place for this user to get advice on that subject. personally i'd rather have a criminal record, but that's my view ;-)
 
Old 02-24-2006, 04:06 PM   #5
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The actual question is about nextcertify.com though.

Sorry guy, I've got no experience with their products... but it looks like they sell a wide range of interesting reading materials.
(Including a lot of *nix stuff)
 
Old 02-24-2006, 04:24 PM   #6
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mcse is just another tool for tying people into microfsoft. i work in IT - one of the biggest reasons the MS is sucessful is because people grew up on windows. they get a job in windows, and then they get certified. it's in their interests to promote windows. you wouldn't do yourself out of a job?

non windows people are terrified of linux coz if basically renders the less technical windows admins pointless. not the good ones of course. mcse is just a way of making people invest in making ms a success.

sigh. its just another cynical ploy by the Vole to tie more and more people in and promote this homogenous monolithic corperation. one people, one voice one fuher. remember that??
 
Old 02-24-2006, 09:32 PM   #7
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i dont think its a plot or anything of the sort.

when companies want job positions for their IT departments, rather than checking their level of schooling accomplished, their college or university they attended or their GPA or anything of the sort, they can hire based on the certification. this tells the employer that the applicant knows (that level of) windows.. its to ease the process.

so from your thinking.. any linux certification is also a plot to force people to only use linux and promote it?

(this is just my and im not trying to cause an argument or anything )
 
Old 02-25-2006, 04:29 AM   #8
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Certifications are crap. Bottom line. And pretty much anyone who signs their messages like:

joe blow
MSCE CCIE CCDP
CCSA ISC CISSP
ABC LMNOP HiHOhiHO

... can be counted on to not know crap. (did i leave out MBA..?) Beware these people.
 
Old 02-25-2006, 05:56 AM   #9
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certs do blow.

i've met CCNA's who've asked me if they need an ethernet adapter for their usb win modem. imagine?

C C N A.....
 
Old 02-25-2006, 11:59 AM   #10
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everyone has their opinions, and i stick with mine fully.

you didnt comment on my point though
 
Old 02-25-2006, 02:47 PM   #11
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it was a fair point.

my point was that one reason ms is so successful is that people are tied in at every level and in every way. often against anti-trust laws as we've seen...
 
  


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