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Old 10-11-2011, 06:18 PM   #1
xodustrance
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So I did it... It took 4.5 years of working through the ranks -


But now I am officially a UNIX admin, level II. This was my 2nd day on the job, and it is AMAZING!!!!!

We do it all - AIX, HPUX, RHE, Solaris - even some CentOS and others in there, but not much besides the major 4.

Little did I know this hobby would turn into a KILLER career. This experience is invaluable.

 
Old 10-11-2011, 10:45 PM   #2
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Congratulations.
 
Old 10-11-2011, 11:14 PM   #3
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Congrats to you!

Don't stop learning!
 
Old 10-12-2011, 08:15 AM   #4
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The cool part is, if you look at my reg date, that was about 2 or 3days after I found Linux. Back then it was a fun hobby just seeing if I could.

Now it pays the bills so well, my wife stays at home now.
 
Old 10-19-2011, 09:06 PM   #5
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Anyone know if I should be seeking out certs like RHSA, RHCE etc?
 
Old 10-28-2011, 07:20 PM   #6
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Anyone know if I should be seeking out certs like RHSA, RHCE etc?
It's good to get your RHCE...only for self gratification though

It's a tough test and you feel good after passing it

-C
 
Old 11-06-2011, 01:04 PM   #7
WMM3
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But now I am officially a UNIX admin, level II. This was my 2nd day on the job, and it is AMAZING!!!!!

We do it all - AIX, HPUX, RHE, Solaris - even some CentOS and others in there, but not much besides the major 4.

Little did I know this hobby would turn into a KILLER career. This experience is invaluable.

Please expand on your how you got started. I'm thinking i would like to do the same.
 
Old 03-26-2012, 04:26 AM   #8
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new Linux guy in corp. staring study RH/ubuntu knowledge.
 
  


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