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Old 10-30-2015, 06:03 AM   #1
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Dear All,

I think title may sound a bit wired or discriminatory but just for opinion sake which linux certification will be best.

Also how much time can it take for acheiving the proficiency in clearing such a exam.

Thanking you,
 
Old 10-30-2015, 08:45 AM   #2
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Dear All,
I think title may sound a bit wired or discriminatory but just for opinion sake which linux certification will be best. Also how much time can it take for acheiving the proficiency in clearing such a exam.
Instead of 'clearing' the exam, focus on actually getting the knowledge behind it, and get a certification later, when it means something.

There is no 'best' certification to get. No one knows where you live, what kinds of places you want to work, or what (if anything) employers in your area are going to look for. Personally, I give 'certifications' very little weight, because of questions like this...people look to get a 'certificate' and to 'clear the exam', rather than having the depth of knowledge that such a certification should denote.

Also, we have no idea how long it will take you to learn something. Since you've been here for FIVE YEARS now, how much do you know??

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Old 10-30-2015, 09:21 AM   #3
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Dear All,

I think title may sound a bit wired or discriminatory but just for opinion sake which linux certification will be best.

Also how much time can it take for acheiving the proficiency in clearing such a exam.
I have a single certificate I took more to give myself a goal and a deadline for studying, and to prove myself that I could do IT, than to brag about it to potential employers. It's the RHCSA, which I selected because I simply hate multiple choice exams. The Red Hat exams allow you to work on a real computer with real commands that you can try out a few times until they succeed, and man pages you can read, so that you don't have to stuff your head with useless information like "what option of which command is required for this or that task". It's as realistic as possible without giving access to google.
In short, I have a bias for hands-on exams, though they are more expensive.

It took me 2-3 months to prepare, but I had some decade-old experience with UNIX prior to that, which was fairly eroded but still helped easing the learning curve.

What's best for you or anybody else depends on their situation. I agree with most of TB0ne's comment.

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Old 10-30-2015, 02:32 PM   #4
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Dear All,

I think title may sound a bit wired or discriminatory but just for opinion sake which linux certification will be best.

Also how much time can it take for acheiving the proficiency in clearing such a exam.

Thanking you,
Is this true that you are in a doctoral program? A technical one? That's what I'm seeing in other threads where person's are pointing out your ill formed questions. We don't have too many reservations about helping people, but your questions are all general in scope, and one would think that pursuing an advanced degree that you'd be not only capable, but also expected to be a self starter. Funnily enough it seems you've replied to new posters exactly what we're saying to you, which is that your questions are too general, and you've not shown any effort on your part to evaluate any of the potential answers in advance of asking your questions.
 
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Old 11-04-2015, 11:22 AM   #5
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This person is probably "a troll." Or else he is a perfect candidate to be sold lots-and-lots of certifications ... all of which will make money for the seller but never get this person a job.

A "doctor" of this sort should probably stay in the cloistered halls of academia, which is the last bastion of people with "book larnin'" who would never survive in the world of business.
 
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Hi All,

There are a lot of best answer and resources mentioned here!!!


It’s common knowledge that earning a Linux Certification is a great way to qualify your experience in the eyes of your peers and employer and to increase your organization’s proficiency with Linux-based applications.

While there is no guarantee that a certification equals a six-figure salary, it certainly couldn’t hurt.

Red Hat Certifications are bankable assets for any Linux professional. Go for Red Hat Certifications and Training

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Hi All,

There are a lot of best answer and resources mentioned here!!!


Itís common knowledge that earning a Linux Certification is a great way to qualify your experience in the eyes of your peers and employer and to increase your organizationís proficiency with Linux-based applications.

While there is no guarantee that a certification equals a six-figure salary, it certainly couldnít hurt.

Red Hat Certifications are bankable assets for any Linux professional. Go for Red Hat Certifications and Training
Hi and welcome to LQ.

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I'd review this posters other posts as well...ALL of them essentially point back to same website (advertising/spam???) Seems highly unlikely that one poster has five posts, all related to the same 'training center' website, and nothing else, just to 'help' people.
 
  


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