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Re: Redhat Cert update (off spring of Fate or Redhat)



At the place I'm at right now, I'm still using NT. While there have been
changes, it's not useless but like anything else you have to stay current
with it. I'm definitely more Linux/Unix now and I'm betting on that the
future will be Linux. On the other side of the coin, only serious people
will be willing to fork out the money to get the certification and one
simply can't pass by the multiple choice. For myself I am very anxious to
get with a company who needs the RHCE skills!



> On Tue, Feb 24, 2004 at 12:45:34PM -0500, James Marcinek wrote:
>> $250 per year is steep. You have to figure that Red Hat will only be
>> releasing RHEL at 18 to 24 month intervals, not 12 months. All 6 exams I
>> took for the MCSE were in this ball park and the MCSE for NT is still
>> valid (as far as I know) but even still that's been since 2000 and the
>> cert was available even before then.
>
> Part of the issue is that an MCSE certified on NT probably isn't very
> useful for doing difficult work on on 2003.
>
> For the certification to be useful in the marketplace, it needs to be
> current.  An old certification that you got by taking a crash course in
> a week and passing the exam isn't useful today.
>
> The RHCE is one of the top certifications for good reasons - you
> actually have to know the stuff and you're relatively current.
>
> The more time passes by, the farther behind you get.  4 years ago Red
> Hat was shipping 6.2 I think (I'd verify this but I hope you get my
> point).
>
>> I was under the impression that the certification was supposed to be
>> good
>> for 2 releases so if it's 18-24 month per release (lets take 24 for the
>> math), that would mean the cert would be good for 4 years, which isn't
>> bad.
>
> As I stated earlier, the *published* release cycle is 12-18 months.
> http://www.redhat.com/software/rhel/
>
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